The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press posted 117 stories to Penticton Western News.
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Mother of murdered Alberta girl faces accused killer

Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette’s mother faced her accused killer, Derek Saretzky, in court

  • Jun 21st, 2017 2:30pm

Britain’s Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

He’s suffered a blocked coronary artery, severe bladder infection but has been generally healthy

  • Jun 21st, 2017 9:30am

VIDEO: Woman’s rant for ‘white doctor’ goes viral

Confrontation shows people confront the woman in Ontario calling her behaviour unacceptable, racist

  • Jun 21st, 2017 9:00am

25 per cent of organs donated in B.C. came from fentanyl overdose deaths

In the first six weeks of 2017, B.C. Transplant says there were 20 organ donors in the province

  • Jun 20th, 2017 3:30pm

B.C. teen preps to swim English Channel

Emily Epp is practicing for next month’s challenge by swimming around Bowen Island.

  • Jun 19th, 2017 10:00am

UPDATE: 10 injured after van plows into crowd near London Mosque

Police have arrested one person

  • Jun 18th, 2017 9:40pm

First B.C. dinosaur skull discovered near Tumbler Ridge

A Vancouver Island man discovered it while hiking in northeastern B.C.

  • Jun 18th, 2017 9:30am

Teachers union launches e-book about residential schools

The book includes lesson plans, readings, background information

  • Jun 17th, 2017 8:45am

Environmentalist with B.C. ties fired in Alberta

Tzeporah Berman has been let go from her position on Alberta’s Oil Sands Advisory Group

  • Jun 17th, 2017 7:30am

Kelowna’s Grant Shephard going to FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Cairo

Canada opens play against Mali on July 1

  • Jun 16th, 2017 10:45am

Shania Twain accentuates the positive on new single

The Canadian singer says album ‘Now’ due Sept. 29

  • Jun 16th, 2017 10:30am

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year

  • Jun 16th, 2017 8:35am

VIDEO: Gord Downie to be appointed to the Order of Canada

Gord Downie and Sylvia Maracle will be recognized for their national service or achievement.

  • Jun 15th, 2017 11:30am

No more unlocking fees, says CRTC

Telecom regulator bans cellphone unlocking fees, clarifies rules for so-called family plans

  • Jun 15th, 2017 10:30am

Kelowna man will serve prison time for toddler’s death

A Kelowna man has has been sentenced for the 2005 death of a two-year-old boy in Calgary

  • Jun 15th, 2017 9:30am

VIDEO: Woman hangs by teeth over Niagara Falls

Aerialist Erendira Vasquez Wallenda performed a series of movements, suspended from a helicopter

  • Jun 15th, 2017 9:30am

Canada not so great for kids compared with other rich countries: UNICEF

It’s a myth that Canada’s the best place in the world to grow up, the report says

  • Jun 14th, 2017 10:00pm

Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia

  • Jun 14th, 2017 7:25am

6 killed, 74 injured in massive London high-rise blaze

Flames from the inferno lit up the night and smoke spewed from the windows of the Grenfell Tower

  • Jun 14th, 2017 7:20am

Get a ‘Cup of Kindness’ at Starbucks with Lady Gaga

The “Cups of Kindness” campaign begins Tuesday and runs through Monday

  • Jun 13th, 2017 1:15pm