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1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Ridge man cleared of trafficking charges, guilty of possession

A Maple Ridge man has been acquitted of trafficking charges after a judge ruled he was not selling illegal drugs, found in his bedroom during a police raid.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada, Marijuana

5 hrs ago | CBC News

Barinder Rasode expected to run against Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts

Speculation is mounting that Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts may be facing a challenge to her leadership after high-profile city councillor Barinder Rasode announced Thursday she was leaving the mayor's Surrey First party.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dutch man charged in Amanda Todd case

A Dutch man is accused of sexually exploiting and blackmailing Amanda Todd, a Port Coquitlam teen who killed herself in 2012 following years of torment online.

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Canada.com

Chris Hadfield thrills Coquitlam kids by flying paper airplanes

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's passion for space travel isn't limited to rockets - he was just as happy flying paper airplanes with a bunch of giddy Grade 5 kids in Coquitlam, B.C. Hadfield joined 60 students at a theatre where the youngsters later joined an audience of high schoolers who heard the high flyer talk about the importance of ... (more)

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Prince George Citizen

AC/DC guitar stolen in dirty deed from B.C. restaurant: RCMP

A1961 Gibson SG Les Paul re-issue in a cherry finish, signed by Angus and Malcolm Young of the band AC/DC is shown in police handout photo.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Canada

Cloverdale Reporter

Jury finds Surrey man not guilty of sex assault, choking

Andrew Aurie Jefferson's trial on the charges took place April 14 and 15 in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster.

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Surrey Leader

Metro Vancouver's menu of garbage-burning sites shrinks

A proposed Duke Point site for a future Metro Vancouver garbage incinerator appears dead after Nanaimo city council unanimously rejected the proposal.

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Canada.com

Arrest made in Netherlands in Amanda Todd online extortion case: reports

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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Regina Leader Post

I never got close to him, testifies Hells Angels associate accused in beating death of Kelowna dad

Norman Cocks , 31. a full-patch Hells Angels member, is shown with dad Robert Cocks, 53, a member of the Throttle Lockers, an HA support club.

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CBC News

Electric car struggles to get off ground in B.C. despite hype

Environmental groups and local and provincial governments are promoting electric cars as the zero-emission alternative for commuters, but interest has been slow to grow, and only about 1,000 electric cars have been sold in B.C. "It's still a problem because the initial cost is high.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Canada

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Help bust crime in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows - April 17, 2014

The TIMES and local Mounties partner each week to bring readers the top four most sought individuals of the week.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Langley Times

'It's for the community, by the community'

James von Broembsen takes part in a community work party that he organized to start preparing for his latest project, Ladybug Community Farms.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Local Food

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Multi Material BC opponents prepare for court fight

Business opponents of Multi Material BC are planning a court challenge to reverse the takeover of B.C.'s curbside recycling system by the stewardship agency.

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Chilliwack Times

NDP Horgan talks tough about Liberal record during Chilliwack visit

It may be a dream and it may be a few years off, but that didn't stop the provincial NDP from talking victory in the Fraser Valley during BC NDP leadership candidate John Horgan's visit to Chilliwack Tuesday.

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The Chilliwack Progress

Flood protection offered to offset ALR exclusion

An application to remove almost 18 hectares of high-quality farmland from the Agricultural Land Reserve is being eyed for a future business park to foster "agri-industrial" activity in Chilliwack.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada

CBC News

Abbotsford Heat moving, Calgary Flames confirm

The owners of the Abbotsford Heat hockey team have confirmed the Calgary Flames farm team will be moving , after years of financial losses for the city.

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Castanet.net

No charges laid in mill fire

A large fire burns at the Lakeland Mills sawmill in Prince George, B.C., on Tuesday April 24, 2012.

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Related Topix: Canada, Explosion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Mount Currie fire burning over 6 hectares

St Christopher's Church Mount Currie. B.C.'s Wildlife management branch says provincial crews are battling a six hectare blaze on the reserve.

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Market Wire

Government of Canada supports British Columbia in Fight Against Crime

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, today announced $4,106,413 in federal funding over five years for the crime prevention project Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth, which will help ... (more)

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The Aldergrove Star

Langley and Metro back to court

Metro Vancouver has filed an appeal of a court ruling that said the Township of Langley has final say over development planning, not the regional authority.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

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