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Bankruptcy forces organizers of British Columbia music festival to cancel event

By The Canadian Press
May 18, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 6:10pm

VANCOUVER — The Pemberton Music Festival in British Columbia has filed for bankruptcy and this year’s event has been cancelled.

Those who have already bought tickets to the event that was scheduled to start July 13 may also be out of luck when it comes to getting a quick refund.

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Trudeau to promote Canadian tech, lure foreign investment at Microsoft summit

By The Canadian Press
May 17, 2017 - 6:16am Updated: May 17, 2017 - 11:05am

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to pitch major multinational companies on investing in Canada’s technology sector on Wednesday, joining top business leaders inside the closed-door Microsoft CEO Summit in Redmond, Wash.