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BotonyFilter: What is this baby tree (urban-wild in Vancouver, BC)?

This baby tree is in its second growing season. Can anyone identify the species? This was originally a storebought-dirt filled pot planted with a storebought cilantro plant, which bolted in a couple of weeks because the mirror-windowed office building West across the street created two sun cycles a day and confused the poor thing.

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5 hrs ago | National Post

Man charged under new terror law 'a polite kid' who dreamed of...

The first Canadian charged with leaving the country to join up with Syrian jihadists once dreamed of becoming a police officer, rode motorcycles and may even have been claiming serious disability at the time he was singled out by RCMP anti-terrorism squads.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

Police Search Vancouver Marijuana Shop for Allegedly Illegally Selling to Neighbourhood Youth

Police in Vancouver, Canada raided a medical marijuana store on Thursday for allegedly selling illegal recreational marijuana to the neighbourhood youth.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada

Canada.com

Convicted enforcer faces four new charges from Burnaby shooting

B.C. residents generally find public campgrounds clean and secure, but when it comes to the reservation system and user fees, not everyone is a happy camper.

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Vancouver Sun

Anti-HIV weapons should be used to fight hep C, researchers in Vancouver say

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Canada, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

Canada.com

Family must leave Vancouver apartment after barrage of complaints from neighbours, judge rules

A judge has ordered that the Lore Krill Housing Co-operative in Vancouver's Chinatown be given possession of an apartment after an "overwhelming" number of complaints about verbal abuse and threatening conduct were filed against the family occupying the unit.

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The Now Newspaper

Surrey dog daycare open after losing licence after taping animals' mouths shut

Ginger Hartman lives next door to a Surrey dog daycare and is concerned Wednesday that the operator is violating Surrey bylaws.

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ContactMusic.com

Generationals Announce Fall 2014 North American Headlining Tour

New Orleans-based indie-rock duo Generationals are pleased to announce their upcoming fall North American headlining tour.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Canada, Indie, Pop/Rock, The Shins

Portland Tribune

Parking app drives into city's garages

Next time you're planning on driving downtown and looking for a parking space where you know you won't get ripped off, you might want to first look at bestparking.com, says Ben Sann, founder of the website.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Canada

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Globe and Mail

David Suzuki launches star-studded fall tour to promote environment

Canadian environmental superstar David Suzuki is teaming up with actual rock stars - and other big name celebrities - for a cross-Canada tour to launch a new environmental campaign.

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Canada.com

Timeline: Canada's brushes with terror

A group dubbed both Direct Action and the Squamish Five detonated a bomb at a missile manufacturing plant in Toronto.

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Canada.com

Metro Vancouver woman joins movement to drop her U.S. citizenship

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Canada, Computers, North America, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Opinion

North Shore News

Man arrested for allegedly filming women's washroom near Whistler bar

A 27-year-old North Vancouver man was arrested for voyeurism July 20, after a woman reported finding a camera phone secretly filming the toilet from a ceiling fixture, seen above right, in the washrooms at the Carleton Lodge.

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Edmonton Journal

Why did the bear go into her kitchen? To check out the fridge, of course

There has been a rash of black bear encounters on the North Shore recently, the latest involving a bear that walked into a kitchen and opened the fridge.

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North Shore News

City of North Vancouver OCP passes first reading

City of North Vancouver council has lumbered over the first legislative hurdle on its way to approving a 30-year plan encompassing land use, development, health and the economy.

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North Shore News

District North Vancouver mulls amalgamation

That's the call of the District of North Vancouver as they continue to make overtures toward amalgamation with the resisting City of North Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, New Lenox, IL

North Shore News

West Vancouver beaches reopen for swimming

Vancouver Coastal Health lifted the swimming advisory for Ambleside Beach Tuesday following the return of water-quality test results to safe levels Photo Kevin Hill, North Shore News Vancouver Coastal Health lifted the swimming advisory for Ambleside Beach Tuesday following the return of water-quality test results to safe levels Vancouver Coastal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, E. Coli

GlobalNews

North Vancouver woman recovering after getting attacked by a bear in her own home

RCMP and BC conservation officers were called to the home on St Ives Crescent after receiving reports about a black bear that had walked into a house.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Malaysian consul leads a diplomatic golf charge in BC

It's a way of raising money and aid for B.C. charities while showcasing the culture and values of his homeland.

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CBC News

B.C. bear encounters: A home invasion, stolen baby food and an uninvited dinner guest

Bear encounters are not particularly uncommon in B.C., but the past several weeks have brought a string of incidents that serve as a reminder that these animals are never far from where we humans live, eat and play.

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