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The Canadian Press Photo of John Ridsdel and Robert Hall who were killed in the Philippines

Family of slain hostage says it backs Canada's policy not to pay ransom

By The Canadian Press
June 15, 2016 - 6:16am

OTTAWA:  Relatives of a Canadian man whose expansive, romantic life was cut short by terrorists in the Philippines say despite the tragic end to his story, they agree with Canada's policy of not paying ransom for hostages.

Three Bin Waste Carts Pegged A Success By Taber Public Works

By Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs - (@morrittjacobs on Twitter)
June 13, 2016 - 11:01am Updated: June 13, 2016 - 4:31pm

TABER - The Town of Taber's three bin waste management disposal system has been well received, according to town officials.

Since March 2016, residents have been able to use colour-coded rolling carts to sort their waste, recycling and organics for curbside collection.

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