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Classic rock fans had best strap in.

The mostly-Canadian lineup will feature Prism, Headpins, Honeymoon Suite, Nick Gilder & Sweeney Todd, Toronto, Little River Band, Kim Mitchell, Harlequin, Platinum Blonde, 54-40, and Randy Bachman.
Pacific Western Brewing, in partnership with CN Centre and RG concerts, is expanding its popular yearly concert to become a full three-day festival featuring a lineup of 11 fabled bands. The lineup will include the Australian classic rock staple Little River Band, former Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive frontman Randy Bachman and B.C.’s own alt-rock legends 54-40. The Cariboo Rocks the North festival will be held at Exhibition Park from Aug. 10-12.
Organizers hope to draw 4,000 music fans from throughout the north and the interior. Tickets for the full-day pass will run for $149.50, while advance day passes will cost $59.50.

Stuart Neatby / Prince George Citizen
http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/pwb-bringing-3-day-cl...

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Ottawa, ON, May 15, 2018 – Statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales fell from March to April 2018.

Highlights:

  • National home sales fell 2.9% from March to April.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down 13.9% from April 2017.
  • The number of newly listed homes declined 4.8% from March to April.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) in April was up 1.5% year-over-year (y-o-y).
  • The national average sale price declined by 11.3% y-o-y in April.

National home sales via Canadian MLS® Systems declined by 2.9% in April 2018 to the lowest level in more than five years (Chart A). About 60% of all local housing markets reported fewer sales, led by the Fraser Valley, Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal.

Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down 13.9% compared to April of last year and hit a seven-year low for the month. It also stood 6.9% below the 10-year average for the month. Activity was below year-ago levels in about...

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MY PG NOW: PG and Northern BC housing market tightens in April: BCREA.

If you’re still waiting to find your dream home in Northern BC, you might be out of luck.

Active listing across Prince George and Northern BC dropped 19% last month when compared to the same time last year.

https://www.myprincegeorgenow.com/75069/pg-and-northern-bc-housing-market-tightens-in-april-bcrea/

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https://therealbc.ca

REAL BC is a grassroots alliance of BC real estate professionals that was formed to advocate on behalf of real estate practitioners, consumers and the communities in which they live. Our members live, work and contribute to communities throughout BC. We intend to ensure that our collective voices are heard while we engage government on the significance and consequences of the public policy changes proposed in the months ahead.

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The UNBC Wood Innovation Research Laboratory, a modern facility geared to building tall, large-scale wood structures, officially opened on Tuesday afternoon, with an announcement of additional funding for equipment by the provincial and federal governments.

The new research lab will complement UNBC's Wood Innovation and Design Centre next door at George St. and 5th Ave., and includes a wood conditioning and processing room, a 1,070 square-metre lab and classroom space for research and teaching.

Courtesy of PG Citizen - Link to full story

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