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First wind-power project among winners

Hydro green initiative setting off $800m in construction projects

By Ian Bailey

B.C. Hydro has agreed to buy power from 16 independent power producers across the province — setting off $800 million in construction of hydro projects, a plant that will burn methane gas seeping from a landfill site and the province’s first wind-power project.

. . . → Read More: First wind-power project among winners

B.C. wines reap golden harvest

By John Bermingham and Ian Austin

B.C. cleaned up at the Canadian Wine Awards Friday, while the hot summer promises another bumper crop of award winners to come.

Jackson-Triggs Winery in Oliver was named Winery of the Year, taking home eight golds, leading the way for 24 B.C. wins.

“We work hard at it,” . . . → Read More: B.C. wines reap golden harvest

To sleep, perchance …

By PEGGY TOWNSEND

The ancient Greeks thought dreams were gods who sneaked into their houses through keyholes and spoke to them in the night.

And dreamers have had their place in history “” from books to battles to the Bible. One of the more famous dreams may be that of the Egyptian pharaoh who . . . → Read More: To sleep, perchance …

Respected Alberta lawyer lied to clients about appeals

Man admits he told his jailed clients he was trying to free them, when he wasn’t; blames undiagnosed depression for actions

By Gordon Kent

EDMONTON — In an extraordinary case of legal neglect, top criminal lawyer Rick Stroppel left five clients languishing in prison for years thinking he’d filed appeals for them when he . . . → Read More: Respected Alberta lawyer lied to clients about appeals

Pope names new cardinals, including a Canadian

Vatican City “” Pope John Paul named 30 new cardinals on Sunday, including a Canadian, further putting his mark on the group that will name his successor.

The 83-year-old pontiff also designated a 31st cardinal but did not name him. That man was named “in pectore,” or close to his heart, a term used for . . . → Read More: Pope names new cardinals, including a Canadian

‘It’s just knocked me out’

Fire on the Mountain organizer says the spirit behind relief concert left him ‘breathless’

By David Wylie

Tracey Jackman cried as he watched 20,000 people pack a Kamloops parking lot to watch about a dozen mainstream Canadian bands rock for B.C.’s fire victims.

Jackman’s Louis Creek home was destroyed in the Barriere fire last . . . → Read More: ‘It’s just knocked me out’

Pagan ceremony a celebration of spirit, sharing of information

By Nikki Patrick

At first sight, the gathering Saturday at Lincoln Park could have been a typical church picnic, with burgers on the grill and children playing on the grass.

But there were a few differences, such as all the tie-dye clothing and the drums, and the 5 p.m. ritual in observance of Mabon.

“That’s . . . → Read More: Pagan ceremony a celebration of spirit, sharing of information

The Tale Of The Bull And The Ass

The Arabian NightsSir Richard Burton, translator1850

The Tale Of The Bull And The Ass

KNOW, O my daughter, that there was once a merchant who owned much money and many men, and who was rich in cattle and camels. He had also a wife and family, and he dwelt in the country, being experienced in . . . → Read More: The Tale Of The Bull And The Ass

Quebec bishop set to become a cardinal

Pope expected to name Marc Ouellet to group who will eventually elect his successor

By Bob Harvey

Pope John Paul is likely to name Quebec City’s Archbishop Marc Ouellet a cardinal this weekend.

According to Vatican rumours widely reported in Italian and Catholic media, the Pope will announce tomorrow the names of Catholic archbishops to . . . → Read More: Quebec bishop set to become a cardinal

Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh says national church exceeded authority by confi

By Allison Schlesinger

The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh accused the national church Saturday of exceeding its authority and violating its own constitution by confirming its first openly gay bishop and approving the blessing of same-sex unions.

“These acts are to be held null and void, and of no effect, in the Episcopal Diocese of . . . → Read More: Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh says national church exceeded authority by confi