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The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremoni...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremonial final spike driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) at Craigellachie, British Columbia at 9:22 am on November 7, 1885. It was driven in by CPR railroad financier Donald Smith, marking the end of a saga of natural disasters, financial crises, and even rebellion that plagued Canada's first transcontinental railroad from its beginning.
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HAPHAZARD HISTORY: Lady Agnes MacDonald's train trip west

Williams Lake Tribune - 01 Aug 2018
This article has nothing to do with the gold rush, or with Williams Lake, but it is an unusual piece of Canadian history which deserves to be retold. In 1885, the last spike was hammered into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, and for the ...
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On track with Rocky Mountaineer

The Province - 21 Jul 2018
Throughout the journey we learned how important the railway was to Canada's history as we passed places such as Craigellachie, where the last spike was driven to complete the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. We crossed the Continental Divide near ...
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Channel key as BlackBerry appoints new trans-Tasman leader

ARNnet - 13 Aug 2018
The appointment comes six months after the Canada-headquartered software vendor launched a new cyber security software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars. The product, called BlackBerry Jarvis, was first targeted to ...
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Australian Mining - 17 Aug 2018
More jobs released in QLD's resources sector (0) August 17, 2018 One new job was created every hour in Queensland's resources sector last month. This amounted to an additional 4400 jobs, with more than 1400 ...
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Lead Poisoning Widespread Among California Workers

Capital & Main - 15 Aug 2018
And at Target Masters West, an indoor gun range in the city of Milpitas, there have been more than 25 lead-poisoning cases in the last decade amongst workers who clean and manage the range. Seven cases were ...
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Trading Day: live markets coverage, August 16, 2018

The Australian - 16 Aug 2018
Ms Holgate — the former Blackmores vitamins boss who took over the top role at Australia Post from Ahmed Fahour last October — will hold meetings with the chief executives of ANZ, NAB, CBA and Westpac over the next few weeks as part of a strategy ...
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Politics Briefing: US, Mexico enter 'rapid track' in NAFTA talks

The Globe and Mail - 01 Aug 2018
The two also met last week. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is flying to Singapore this week to meet with Southeast Asian leaders and has told the U.S. that she is prepared to go to Washington, but the U.S. has said it needs to focus on ...
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Canada still has room to grow

Camrose Canadian - 05 Jul 2018
But even by 1936, Canada had a long history as a country. It was in 1876 that Candian inventor Alexander Graham Bell made the first telephone call between separate buildings. In 1885, the last spike was laid for the Canadian Pacific Railway, linking ...
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You've never seen Canadian history like this

Toronto Star - 29 Jan 2018
More Articles. What makes a trip of a lifetime? Spring and fall in the Canadian Rockies: An illustrated guide · In their words: An unforgettable gift · Rediscover Canada's remarkable Rockies · Take a fresh look at the wild beauty of Western Canada and ...
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BC municipal election 2018: Salmon Arm - 29 Jun 2018
But a community would develop in earnest following the laying of the last spike in Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie in 1885. Settlers would use farmland for dairy, and grow berries on the area's benches. Salmon Arm would become a municipality ...
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Exhibit highlights construction of transcontinental railroad

Philippine Canadian Inquirer - 23 Jul 2018
Andrew J. Russell (American, 1830-1902), East and West Shaking Hands at Laying Last Rail, 1869, albumen print. The ceremony spotlighted Union Pacific locomotive No. 119 meeting Central Pacific locomotive Jupiter. From left, shaking hands, are Samuel ...
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Energy Democracy in Alameda County: Greener, Cleaner. Or Is It?

Capital & Main - 30 Jul 2018
East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), a coalition of 11 cities and unincorporated areas in Alameda County, came together last year to find potentially cleaner and cheaper electricity for its customers than their for-profit utility, PG&E, can supply. The ...
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Editorial: End of an era

Manitoba Co-operator - 11 May 2018
Nothing represented that more than the trading of grain-based derivatives, an important economic activity in the downtown core for over 130 years. In 1887, just two years after the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven and the Riel ...
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Can the EPA Roll Back California's Clean Air Standards?

Capital & Main - 08 Aug 2018
Forty-one percent of California's greenhouse gas emissions come from transportation, according to the California Air Resource Board's latest climate inventory. The state's transportation sector puts more carbon-dioxide and its equivalents into the ...

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