The Canadian Press

Bill Gates says Trudeau’s approach to immigration, refugees good for business

By The Canadian Press
September 20, 2016 - 10:31am Updated: September 20, 2016 - 3:31pm

VANCOUVER — Canada’s open approach to immigration and its willingness to welcome tens of thousands of Syrian refugees is an “enlightened” move that will benefit the country’s business sector, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says.

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Northern Gateway, feds won’t appeal ruling against Northern Gateway pipeline

By The Canadian Press
September 20, 2016 - 10:18am Updated: September 20, 2016 - 2:04pm

VANCOUVER — First Nations in British Columbia remain staunchly opposed to a proposed pipeline linking the province’s north coast to Alberta’s oilsands after the federal government and Northern Gateway announced they will not appeal a Federal Court of Appeal decision on the project.

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Owners of Grouse Mountain ski hill in B.C. selling 500 hectares of private land

By The Canadian Press
September 19, 2016 - 6:26pm

VANCOUVER — Grouse Mountain ski hill, one of British Columbia’s most popular visitor attractions, is up for sale.

The resort announced that after 40 years, the owners have retained CBRE Canada to market and sell its operation and almost 500 hectares of privately held lands.

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Man charged with assault in alleged attempted abduction of teenage girl

By The Canadian Press
September 19, 2016 - 2:01pm Updated: September 19, 2016 - 4:46pm

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a 24-year-old man arrested in connection with an alleged abduction attempt has been charged with assault.

Dwight Love-Paulson in accused in the incident that occurred at around 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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