The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press posted 38 stories to Penticton Western News.
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B.C. government Facebook page hacked

The B.C. government’s Facebook page was restored after a brief hacking on Monday

  • Mar 28th, 2017 11:00am

Four dead in Westminster Bridge attack

The leader of Britain’s House of Commons says a man has been shot by police at Parliament.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 11:50am

No more life-size cardboard cut-outs of Justin Trudeau: feds

Diplomatic missions in the U.S. can no longer use the cut-outs

  • Mar 20th, 2017 1:30pm

The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

  • Mar 19th, 2017 1:45pm

Fourteen members of B.C. legislature spend last day in the house

Their retirements signal a changing of the guard in B.C.

  • Mar 16th, 2017 12:15pm

B.C. economy to grow more slowly over next two years: Central 1 Credit Union

Metro Vancouver’s once-sizzling housing market will no longer fuel the growth

  • Mar 14th, 2017 12:05pm

Six people rescued from the B.C. backcountry this weekend

Search and rescue crews were called out to four challeging events this past weekend

  • Mar 13th, 2017 12:35pm

Pot activists Marc and Jodie Emery charged with drug offences

Charges laid after stores raided, lawyer promises court battle

  • Mar 9th, 2017 3:30pm

Additional cases of norovirus from B.C. oysters

The Public Health Agency of Canada says the outbreak continues to spread in three provinces

  • Mar 8th, 2017 11:15am

B.C. man gets probation for having sex in stranger’s hot tub

The 18-year-old was caught at an Okanagan Lake home last May.

  • Mar 8th, 2017 8:30am

Follow your gut: Computer program wins at Texas Hold ‘Em poker

Alberta researchers unveil simulation that finally beats pro gamblers in no-limit poker

  • Mar 5th, 2017 7:30am

Smoking pot as a medicine raises questions for doctors about side effects

Not all medical marijuana is created equal, experts say

  • Mar 5th, 2017 7:30am

Adults with FASD suffer health problems: survey

Auto-immune conditions among those found to be more prevalent after pre-birth alcohol exposure

  • Mar 5th, 2017 6:30am

Health group demands ban on paid plasma clinics

Minister non-committal, NDP fears private clinics could drain system of regular blood donors

  • Feb 28th, 2017 3:55pm

From Wayne Gretzky to Patrick Roy, a look back at memorable NHL trades

Pro hockey’s long history of wheeling and dealing continues despite salary cap

  • Feb 28th, 2017 11:30am

B.C. school boards question trips to U.S. as travel ban debate continues

Fairness to students not allowed to cross a concern for B.C. School Trustees Association

  • Feb 27th, 2017 6:30am

Oops, our bad: ‘Moonlight’ really won in major Oscar mess-up

The cast of ‘La La Land’ had almost finished their acceptance speech before the mistake was caught

  • Feb 27th, 2017 1:30am

Seven Earth-size worlds found orbiting star, could hold life

This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 1:30pm

Retro resurgence: The unlikely return of cassette tapes in Canadian music

For some listeners, the lo-fi format never really died

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 1:30am

B.C. carbon tax fails revenue neutral claim: study

Fraser Institute challenges province’s revenue neutrality claim on carbon tax

  • Feb 17th, 2017 1:30am