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Trudeau’s day in the sun won’t last forever

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “He haunts us still” was the first line of Stephen Clarkson and Christina McCall’s critically acclaimed best seller ‘Trudeau and our Times’ about Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada’s 15th Prime Minister and often considered one of our … > Read More

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Refugee sponsor groups praised by MP

The Cranbrook Hub for Refugees (CHR) was praised on the floor of Parliament last week along with several other Kootenay groups working to bring Syrian refugee families to Canada. Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski told the House he was proud of … > Read More

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There are ways to end the Middle East madness

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “When war is declared, the first casualty is truth.” Hiram Johnson I don’t know a much truer statement than the one above. But it’s one mankind never seems to learn as war seems to hard wired … > Read More

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No justification for secrecy

Letter to the Editor In response to some of the comments about my earlier deer cull letter, I’d like to clarify a few points. I support the City of Cranbrook’s deer cull. I did when I was a councillor and I … > Read More

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Refugees fundraiser draws big crowd to Prestige

Close to 150 people attended the Prestige Inn grand ball room Saturday night for the first public fundraiser held by the Cranbrook Hub for Refugees (CHR) and they danced the night away while raising more than $3,000 for the cause. … > Read More

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No need for council to apologize

Letter to the Editor Liz White, a founder and board member of the Animal Alliance of Canada, also leads the Animal Alliance Voters Party, a federal political party registered on December 10, 2005, with the aim of allowing donors to … > Read More

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A challenge to apologize

Letter to the Editor Say it ain’t so, Cranbrook city hall! I still have difficulty believing that mayor, city council and CAO would approve a clandestine deer cull (kill) in-camera without the taxpayers knowledge while telling the public they were … > Read More

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CHR seeks volunteer outreach team leaders

Next meeting Jan. 14 Almost 40 people showed up Wednesday, Jan. 6 at Christ Church Anglican for the first public meeting of the Cranbrook Hub for Refugees (CHR). Several more donations were also received to sponsor a refugee family in … > Read More

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Cranbrook Hub for Refugees public meeting tomorrow

Donations to the Cranbrook Hub for Refugees (CHR) now total almost $17,000 as the organization prepares to have its first public meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 6 at Christ Church Anglican Hall (pictured) at 46 13th Ave. S. near the … > Read More

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Cranbrook Hub for Refugees prepare for refugee arrival

With the first wave of Syrian refugees beginning to arrive in Canada, the co-chair of the Cranbrook Hub for Refugees (CHR) says he looks forward to the day when the first refugee family arrives in Cranbrook. But that happy day … > Read More

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