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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

With surging oil traffic, Northwest at greater risk for spill

Millions of gallons of oil are suddenly transiting the region by train. Barges now haul petroleum across the treacherous mouth of the Columbia River and on to Puget Sound.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada

Wed Apr 23, 2014

24 Hours

Appliances, e-bikes trending as stolen items

Rob Kavanagh, of Able Auctions, displays a mountain bike worth $3,200 retail, which will be auctioned off for about 20% of that at the annual Vancouver Police Recovery Auction.

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Tri-City News

Homeless numbers stabilize in Metro after housing push

The number of homeless people in Metro Vancouver rose five per cent over the past three years, a relatively small change that has prompted advocates to declare the problem stabilized.

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Vancouver Sun

CN posts first quarter profit of $623 million

Despite a winter CN senior executives described as the toughest in memory, the railway giant made a 16 per cent currency exchange-adjusted revenue gain in transporting petroleum and chemicals.

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North Shore News

Tablets required for West Vancouver secondary students

Grade 7 Ridgeview students Mackenzie Longhurst and Grady Palfrey work together with the help of their laptops.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc.

North Shore News

North Vancouver man gets house arrest for welfare fraud

A North Vancouver man who scammed provincial coffers out of more than $17,000 through welfare fraud has been handed an 11-month conditional sentence, including six months of house arrest, by a provincial court judge.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Drugs

South China Morning Post

Does Chinese signage at Vancouver airport send the wrong message?

Ian Young is the SCMP's former International Editor. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997.

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Related Topix: Journalism, North America, Canada, World News,

The Asian Pacific Post

Mewa Singh's funeral 1915

His body was brought to the undertakers, where it was bathed according to the Sikh religious rites and then in a hearse was carried to the B.C.E.R. Depot, where about four or five hundred Sikhs were standing to pray for the soul of the dead.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Expo celebrates art in Vancouver

The fourth annual Art World Expo will feature over 100 local and international artists at Telus World of Science on May 2, 2014.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

GlobalNews

GALLERY: Lightning strike may be to blame for fire in West Vancouver

The fire started in a tree stump in a remote area of the Capilano Watershed after a storm passed over the North shore around 5 p.m. "[There was a] lightning strike about an hour beforehand, which may have caused this," said West Vancouver assistant fire chief Martin Ernst.

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Canada.com

Meet three B.C. residents who have competed in every Sun Run since its launch in 1985

Some of the Sun Run T-shirts Victor Kirkman still has, after running in all 24 Sun Runs, over the years.

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Vancouver Courier

Suspect arrested in - heinous' 2009 murder

Ted Emes, formerly of the B.C. Paraplegic Association, was at a loss for words when told of the arrest of a suspect in connection with the murder of former client, Michael Nestoruk.

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Prince George Citizen

Union warns of reduced meat inspections, more food fraud in Vancouver

Food products are seen during a news conference in downtown Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Agriculture, Science

The Globe and Mail

Newalta stock may still have room to run

Now, investors are counting on the Calgary-based company's own corporate cleanup to increase its earnings.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Canada,

24 Hours

B.C. teachers begin job action

British Columbia Teachers Federation president Jim Iker speaks at press conference in Vancouver, B.C. on Monday January 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc.

Prince George Citizen

Prepare to be Bemused at Theatre North West

Theatre North West is in rehearsal for their production of Bemused presented from April 27 to May 14. Steven Greenfield, as George Walcott, and Ksenia Thurgood, as Carol Walcott.

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BroadwayWorld.com

NFB and Stan Douglas Create Immersive, Interactive Storyworld CIRCA 1948

Starting today, users can step into the shadows of the postwar era through Circa 1948 , a groundbreaking and immersive interactive storyworld co-created by the National Film Board of Canada's award-winning Digital Studio in Vancouver and internationally acclaimed artist Stan Douglas .

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Related Topix: Canada, Science / Technology, Ipad

Burnaby News Leader

Tory hopefuls eye Burnaby North-Seymour

The riding of Burnaby-Douglas has been reconfigured to include North Vancouver in the next federal election and will be known as Burnaby North-Seymour.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, University of Phoenix, St. Mary's, AK

Bellingham Herald

Jazz singer Champian Fulton performs at Sudden Valley

New York jazz singer and pianist Champian Fulton will perform in the next Jazz Series for Sudden Valley concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Sudden Valley Dance Barn.

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Related Topix: Sudden Valley, WA, Canada, Bellingham, WA

Canada.com

Bus driver assaulted in North Vancouver

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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