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According to tradition, the great English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-on-Avon on April 23, 1564. It is impossible to be certain the exact day on which he was born, but church records show that he was baptized on April 26, and three days was a customary ...

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Even seniors fret about older drivers

Even seniors fret about older drivers

by Brian Kieran

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1 week, 6 days ago

Distracted drivers – one way or another

Distracted drivers – one way or another

By Kate Thompson

ICBC and police statistics define youth as 16 to 21 years of age and they report that 34 per cent of the young drivers either killed or ...

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2 weeks ago

Wills and estates – BC’s WESA has arrived

Wills and estates –   BC’s WESA has arrived

By Kate Thompson

BC’s new Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) came into effect on March 31st, just in time for Make a Will Week.   If you missed all ...

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