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CBC | Top Stories News

Pharrell Williams, Happy

Canadians are getting into the worldwide spirit of happiness, posting their own tributes to the Pharrell Williams hit song Happy on YouTube.

Britain Global Hamlet

Four centuries after his death, playwright William Shakespeare is probably Britain's best-known export, with his words and characters famous around the world.

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Alstom, the French company known as a world leader in power transmission and rail infrastructure, says it will cut 150 jobs in Montreal over the next six months.

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The owners of the Weyburn, Sask., restaurant at the centre of controversy over its use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, say recent staffing changes were related to a "restructuring" of their hours of operation and no waitresses lost their jobs to workers from abroad.

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CBC news anchor Rosa Marchitelli on what it's been like to cover the deaths of five young Calgarians.

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What exactly do you get in a tablet that costs just $37.99 before taxes and shipping? Read on.

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Home of the Chicago Cubs was originally called Weeghman Park; it is one of only two remaining baseball parks with a manually operated, mechanical scoreboard.

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McDonald's Canada is putting its temporary foreign worker program on hold while a third party conducts an audit on its use of the plan.

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Good news: Next winter won't be nearly as cold and snowy as the one we just endured, climatologists predict.

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Drivers looking for a good reason for major gasoline price jumps across Canada overnight will be left lacking, as the usual seasonal influences don't add up to those types of increases.

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Defence lawyers for the two teenagers accused in the Rehtaeh Parsons case want a Nova Scotia Crown attorney to testify about his role in the matter.

NYPD Twitter

A public outreach campaign by the New York City Police Department has backfired — in a very public way. Its call-out to Twitter users to share pictures of themselves interacting with police officers using the hashtag #myNYPD brought in a flood of photos of police brutality instead of the friendlier images the department was hoping for.

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CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean has apologized for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday night’s Montreal Canadiens-Tampa Bay Lightning playoff game, and won't be reprimanded.

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A powerful explosion at a Mississauga warehouse came without warning on Wednesday morning, injuring a group of firefighters who were trying to make their way inside.

Opera on the Avalon

The St. John's-based production company Opera on the Avalon is apologizing for an outdoor billboard that struck some people as homophobic.

CBC | British Columbia News

Vancouver dog theft April 17 2014 - 3

A 10-month-old French bulldog, who was stolen from a downtown Vancouver tattoo parlour and art gallery Thursday, has been reunited with her owner.

Pharrell Williams, Happy

Canadians are getting into the worldwide spirit of happiness, posting their own tributes to the Pharrell Williams hit song Happy on YouTube.

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SkyTrain commuters got a bit of a scare when a door slid open while the train was still approaching Edmonds Station in Burnaby, B.C. on Wednesday morning.

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A B.C. care aid was fired for refusing to get vaccinated against influenza or wear a mask this past winter, B.C.'s Health Minister Terry Lake has confirmed.

Parksville McDonalds

McDonald's Canada is putting its temporary foreign worker program on hold while a third party conducts an audit on its use of the plan.

Crest ad

A Richmond woman has renewed her call for a ban on Chinese-only signage, after ads for Crest toothpaste appeared in several city bus shelters.

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The Canada Border Services Agency launched a new tool in time for the Easter weekend to help travellers minimize their wait time crossing the border into Canada from the U.S. CBC asked readers to tell us where they crossed and how long they waited. Here's what readers tweeted.

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Good news: Next winter won't be nearly as cold and snowy as the one we just endured, climatologists predict.

BC SPCA

The BC SPCA is investigating three cases of animal cruelty in the southern interior, as the province observes Animal Cruelty Prevention Day.

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Drivers looking for a good reason for major gasoline price jumps across Canada overnight will be left lacking, as the usual seasonal influences don't add up to those types of increases.

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Several dogs have been attacked by wild bobcats in Squamish's Alice Provincial Lake Park, prompting conservation officers to warn hikers to be extra careful.

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Recess will be cancelled in several school districts across B.C. as the province's 41,000 public school teachers begin job action on Wednesday.

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Elementary school music programs in Vancouver may have been saved from budget cuts after the B.C. Ministry of Education announced an additional $585,000 in holdback funds.

Kenzie Markey

Kenzie Markey's landed at the Vancouver airport Tuesday night and with daylight fading was loaded in a stretcher onto a waiting ambulance for transport to Lionsgate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C.

Ground beef

Metro Vancouver is now the only major metropolitan area in Canada without dedicated food inspectors to investigate cases of food fraud and unsafe retail food displays.

CBC | Sports News

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Former NBA star Tracy McGrady signed a pro baseball contract Wednesday in a bid to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League this season.

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A goal from Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 1-0 victory over title holder Bayern Munich on Wednesday and a slender advantage in their Champions League semifinal.

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With the Raptors returning to the playoffs after a long absence, and a slick new ad touting their outsider status, Toronto fans are backing the NBA team with an enthusiasm usually reserved for the more popular Maple Leafs.

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Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual comments.

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The Grey Cup-champion Saskatchewan Roughriders were the only team to surpass the Canadian Football League's 4.4-million salary cap in 2013, the league announced Wednesday.

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Ryan Getzlaf says it was obvious by the Ducks' 3-0 loss to Dallas in Game 3 that they need to compete ''a little bit harder.'' He also talked about playing ''within the rules of the game'' in Game 4 of the first-round series Wednesday night.

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Nathan MacKinnon, the NHL's top-scoring freshman this season, has some competition in the form of Tampa Bay duo Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat for rookie of the year honours.

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The late freestyle skier Sarah Burke, women’s hockey legend Geraldine Heaney and Olympic figure skating silver medallist Elizabeth Manley headline the list of athletes named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

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The St. Louis Blue will attempt to take a stranglehold of their series with the Blackhawks when they visit Chicago Wendesday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 9:30 p.m. ET) for Game 4.

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Barcelona has been cleared to sign new players this off-season after FIFA froze the club's one-year transfer embargo while the sanction is appealed.

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Ryan Giggs will be assisted by a trio of former Manchester United teammates as he tries to stabilize England's biggest club after the abrupt dismissal of David Moyes.

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CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean has apologized for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday night’s Montreal Canadiens-Tampa Bay Lightning playoff game, and won't be reprimanded.

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Watch on demand as host Rob Pizzo and CBCSports.ca hockey writer Mike Brophy discuss whether Montreal could be helped or harmed by a long layoff prior to Round 2.

Dining and Takeouts in Fort St. James

Click the links to see their menu in pdf format

Take Outs – Bistros

Isola Bella Pizza
The Classic
Miguel’s Pizza
Suspenders
Little Jimmy’s
Subway Cafe

Restaurants

The Classic
St. James
Timberman Restaurant
Kings
Soup Wallah ***NEW***
North Arm Pub

Owners: bring us an updated menu and we will post it here and on nechako.info
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Fort Saint James, B.C. Canada. Travel scenic Hwy 27 to the Fort, and famous gold rush towns like Manson Creek and Germansen Landing. Recreational lakes, hunting, fishing, skiing, camping, snowmobiling, hiking and rich in history. Home of the famous $10,000 Stuart Lake Fishing Derby, the Caledonia Classic Dog Sled Race and the Fort St. James National Historic Site, a fully staffed 1800s era Hudson’s Bay Trading post with guides dressed in period costume and ongoing historical enactments. True wilderness adventure is only fourty minutes north off of Hwy 16 on your way to and from the Alaska Ferry; you will find the detour well worth it.
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