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$170 Million Jade Stone Unexpectedly Found by Miners

$170 million is the estimate given for a 210 tonne jade stone found my miners in Myanmar (formerly Burma). The jade stone is 4.3 meters tall and 5.8…

“Some Tax Facts for Donald Trump” – Warren Buffett Responds to Trump

Responding to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s statements, businessman Warren Buffett denied the claim that Buffett had taken a “massive deduction” on his tax returns. Buffett also made points…

4chan Going Broke, Possible Changes Coming Up

Internet sharing and discussion website 4chan, widely noted for it’s uncensored content which is often considered offensive to various groups, is going broke and is exploring ways to…

Indian Army Crosses Pakistan Line to Carry Out Surgical Strikes

“The operations were focused on ensuring that these terrorists do not succeed in their design to cause destruction and endanger the lives of our citizens,” Indian Director General of…

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Huge Gender Pay Gap – Males Paid 75% Less in Modelling

A female could make up to $52,000 for walking in a top show, but a male? Only $13,000. The highest paid female model made almost $44 million in…

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First-of-Its-Kind Assassination in Jordan: Famous Writer on Trial

“An insult to Islam” was the charge. Prominent writer Nahed Hattar, a Jordanian Christian, was walking to the court where he was on trial for contempt of religion when…

World’s Longest Desert Highway Now Being Built

900 kilometers of desert highway — the longest desert highway in the world — is now being built in Inner Mongolia, North China. The highway is part of China’s Belt…

Fed and Province to Give Additional $51.5 M to UBC

UBC is to receive another $51.5 million dollars from the federal and provincial governments, bringing the total investment in the university to almost $100 million. The announcement of…

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Trucks Coming to B.C. Will Be Able to Get Permits Online

24/7 online permit for trucks entering British Columbia “We know that the current system of obtaining a truck permit takes time. With the introduction of a new automated…

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How Much B.C. Land Is Protected? Now We Know

Environmental Reporting BC recently published a report on protected lands and water in the province which shows in detail areas are protected environments. In B.C., 15.4% of land…

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Premier Clark Welcomes Phase 1 Agreement for Vancouver Transit Expansion

“As more people move here to pursue their dreams, we need to continue expanding and improving transit services, because it plays a pivotal role in creating liveable, affordable,…

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StatsCan Chief Quits, Charges Government with Compromising the Agency

“All of you are aware of my view that this loss of independence and control is not only an apprehension, but an effective reality today,” wrote the Chief Statistician…

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