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COLUMN: No doesn’t mean Not Now or Maybe Later

Rejection option missing from some online popup ads

Most outstanding Canadian player, quarterback Nathan Rourke of the BC Lions, holds up his trophy during the CFL Awards in Regina, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

THE MOJ: Colts among the team’s eyeing Lions Rourke south of the border

CFL’s outstanding Canadian will be working out in Indianapolis this month

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers reacts after being sacked by San Francisco 49ers’ Arik Armstead during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

THE MOJ: Continued surprises are what makes the NFL must-watch sports

Experts from around the league share their takes on the season’s most unexpected developments

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers reacts after being sacked by San Francisco 49ers’ Arik Armstead during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
Video produced to promote 2024 55+ BC Games in Salmon Arm from Sept. 10-14 features Mayor Alan Harrison putting the pucks in the net. (City of Salmon Arm video image)

Column: Volunteers needed for wide range of opportunities with Salmon Arm 55+ Games

Council Report by Salmon Arm Mayor Alan Harrison

  • Nov 28, 2022
Video produced to promote 2024 55+ BC Games in Salmon Arm from Sept. 10-14 features Mayor Alan Harrison putting the pucks in the net. (City of Salmon Arm video image)
Olympian Daniel Nestor stands at the back of centre court during a game at the Askew Tennis Centre in Salmon Arm on Saturday, April 10, 2022. (Salmon Arm Tennis Club photo)

Column: Salmon Arm’s amazing year-round tennis club

Shuswap Passion by Jim Cooperman

  • Nov 27, 2022
Olympian Daniel Nestor stands at the back of centre court during a game at the Askew Tennis Centre in Salmon Arm on Saturday, April 10, 2022. (Salmon Arm Tennis Club photo)
This male Mallard takes flight in a spectacular show of form and colour along Salmon Arm’s Foreshore Trail. (John G. Woods photo)
This male Mallard takes flight in a spectacular show of form and colour along Salmon Arm’s Foreshore Trail. (John G. Woods photo)
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THE MOJ: Rocketing into orbit with a B.C. hockey success story

Bruce Hamilton’s Kelowna Rockets have been doing junior hockey the right way for years

(Photo - Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)
Wild Sky Sisters

Wild Sky Sisters: Sagittarius season – Where transformation meets adventure

Wild Sky Sisters is a joint venture between Angela Moffitt and Tamara McLellan

  • Nov 23, 2022
Wild Sky Sisters
Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko, right, stops Vegas Golden Knights’ Jack Eichel (9) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Monday, November 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

THE MOJ: This Vancouver Canuck tire fire is going to be difficult to extinguish

This team is going to be paying the price of previous bad decisions for a long time

Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko, right, stops Vegas Golden Knights’ Jack Eichel (9) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Monday, November 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Twitter logo is displayed outside the company’s headquarters in San Francisco. Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris

COLUMN: Cutting staff won’t improve Twitter

Moderation is needed to achieve social media giant’s goals

The Twitter logo is displayed outside the company’s headquarters in San Francisco. Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
Someone sleeping outside in Kelowna during Nov. 2022. (Contributed)
Someone sleeping outside in Kelowna during Nov. 2022. (Contributed)
Toronto Argonauts defensive back Jamal Peters breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver Dejon Brissett during a practice in Regina, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Toronto Argonauts will be playing against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the 109th Grey Cup on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

THE MOJ: Catching up on the CFL as the Grey Cup nears kickoff

Given status of Bomber QB Collaros, I’d probably take the Argonauts and the 5 points

Toronto Argonauts defensive back Jamal Peters breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver Dejon Brissett during a practice in Regina, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. The Toronto Argonauts will be playing against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the 109th Grey Cup on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Bandit and Takita were rescued from a farm in the South Okanagan. (OHS)

Okanagan Humane Society: November sees large spike in rescued animals

A column by the Okanagan Humane Society

  • Nov 17, 2022
Bandit and Takita were rescued from a farm in the South Okanagan. (OHS)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix responds to questions during a news conference with his provincial counterparts after the first of two days of meetings, in Vancouver, on Monday, November 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Uzelman: Some sunshine behind the dark cloud over healthcare

Federal and provincial government meet on health in Vancouver

  • Nov 16, 2022
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix responds to questions during a news conference with his provincial counterparts after the first of two days of meetings, in Vancouver, on Monday, November 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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COLUMN: Turning back the clocks, not the calendar

Returning the values and customs of past years would make many uncomfortable

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BC Lions’ quarterback Vernon Adams (8), Bryan Burnham (16) and Alexander Hollins (13) comfort eachother after losing to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL western final in Winnipeg, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

THE MOJ: Pretty safe bet the B.C. Lions will be expecting more than 5 1/2 wins next year

Checking their egos at the door made for a surprising and satisfying year in B.C. Place

BC Lions’ quarterback Vernon Adams (8), Bryan Burnham (16) and Alexander Hollins (13) comfort eachother after losing to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL western final in Winnipeg, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland holds a news conference before tabling the Fall Economic Statement in Ottawa, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Experts say the federal government’s proposed corporate share buyback tax is unlikely to encourage companies to spend more on growing their operations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Uzelman: The Freeland doctrine

A valuable contribution to Canada’s foreign policy?

  • Nov 14, 2022
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland holds a news conference before tabling the Fall Economic Statement in Ottawa, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Experts say the federal government’s proposed corporate share buyback tax is unlikely to encourage companies to spend more on growing their operations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Alcohol consumption has increased 30 per cent since since the start of the pandemic. Photo MCG

Workshop on alcohol use takes place in Princeton this week

Is it time to talk about alcohol at your next doctor’s visit?

Alcohol consumption has increased 30 per cent since since the start of the pandemic. Photo MCG
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Column: Welcome to reverse puberty

Forty years ago it was acne cream, now it’s moisturizer

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