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US safety board: Rail tank cars hauling fuel need urgent upgrades to protect against fires
The Safety Board issued four urgent recommendations after a spate of fiery accidents revealed shortcomings standards for cars hauling oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids.
The Canadian Press
Apr 7th, 2015
United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out
United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out, but should we follow suit instead?
Manda Aufochs Gillespie
Jan 31st, 2014
Reserved until the wine worked its magic
Columbia Winery opened their doors to host the inaugural Woodinville Reserve, an exciting event that was overflowing with local wine, food and people.
Apr 19th, 2013
Discover Woodinville Wine at an exclusive tasting this weekend
Woodinville Wine Country introduces a new exclusive tasting event featuring 90+ rated wines from 40 of the region's wineries and a handful of Woodinville's restaurants.
Apr 8th, 2013
Overindulgence, meet Taste Washington
The two-day event is the largest single-region wine and food event in the United States, so it comes as no surprise that dilly-dallying isn't the most strategical approach.
Mar 31st, 2013
Mapping conservatism in North America
New data from Gallup shows that more Americans identify as conservative than liberal, but despite a Conservative majority in Parliament, Canadians may not be following the same trend.
Feb 17th, 2012
FBI plots social media surveillance on Twitter, Facebook
The FBI plans to create a new application to monitor and map user content on popular social media websites.
Jan 26th, 2012
B.C. intervened to halt Bush torture case
Who stopped the suit against Bush?
David P. Ball
Oct 26th, 2011
Canada imposes sanctions on five Iranian nationals
On Tuesday, Canada followed suit with Britain and the U.S. in imposing sanctions on five Iranian nationals accused of planning to kill U.S. - Saudi ambassador, Adel al-Jubeir. Iranian President,...
Oct 18th, 2011
Buy American policy will benefit Canadian economy in long run, U.S. Ambassador says
U.S. ambassador David Jacobson addressed a business crowd in Ottawa on Tuesday about recent provisions to the Buy American policy and the new $1 billion secruity border deal. Jacobson praised U.S.-...
Oct 18th, 2011