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2 hrs ago | Canada.com

Vancouver gelato master 'desserts' Canada for snack's birthplace

How can anyone without that beautiful Italian "o" at the end of his name possibly win the Gelato World Tour Championship, to be held next month in the country that gave birth to what is likely the world's favourite dessert? Anglo name or not, Coleridge - the owner of the Bella Gelateria Coal Harbour - has already shown the Italians a thing or two ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

BC Ferries reports net earnings have tripled in first fiscal quarter

A man looks out from the upper vehicle deck of the BC Ferries vessel Queen of Oak Bay as it docks at Horseshoe Bay terminal in West Vancouver, B.C., in March 2013.

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7 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

City of Vancouver puts limits on Concord Pacific's use of False Creek land

After letting Concord Pacific make money off a piece of False Creek land zoned for a park, the City of Vancouver has reined in the company, saying it must wind up a commercial parking lot and only use the land as a presentation centre for its nearby condo projects.

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8 hrs ago | North Shore News

West Vancouver beaches reopen for swimming

As another stretch of warm weather approaches, West Vancouver residents will finally be able to cool off in the water after several popular beaches were declared safe for swimming on Thursday.

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8 hrs ago | North Shore News

North Vancouver amalgamation committee needs volunteers

How many North Shore residents does it take to erase the border between the City and District of North Vancouver? The District of North Van is hunting for a nonet of volunteers with backgrounds in finance, taxation, planning and politics to form the North Shore Reunification Review Committee.

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12 hrs ago | Canada.com

Hitchhiking robot wraps up cross-country journey in Victoria

Throngs of people, dressed completely, elegantly, blindingly, in white showed up to Yaletown's David Lam Park to partake in the biggest Diner en Blanc to hit Vancouver yet.

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16 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Coal export facility gets British Columbia port's approval

The port authority in Vancouver, British Columbia, has approved a coal export facility using coal extracted from the United States.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Douglas Todd: Unprecedented effort to improve men's mental health

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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Brandon Sun

Vancouver to take Trans Mountain pipeline challenge to Federal Court

The city of Vancouver is going to court to try and have global climate change considered in Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline proposal.

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The Globe and Mail

Conquer your fear for The Canadian Cancer Society

A worker hangs on the side of the geodesic dome roof of the Science World building while performing maintenance in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday September 26, 2012.

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Wisconsin Gazette

Vancouver's foodie scene flourishes

Vancouver, B.C., is Canada's westernmost major metro area and one of the nation's most popular foodie destinations.

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TheBlaze.com

What a Vancouver Man Filmed Flying 'Only a Couple of Feet...

Conner Galway was sitting on the patio of his high-rise apartment building in Vancouver, British Columbia, earlier this week when he saw something flying close-by.

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The Globe and Mail

Construction of Squamish subdivision will require landslide barriers

A sign on Highway 1 warns drivers of a road closing in July, 2008, after a massive rockslide blocked the Sea-to-Sky Highway, the main route that links Vancouver with Whistler, B.C. A sign on Highway 1 warns drivers of a road closing in July, 2008, after a massive rockslide blocked the Sea-to-Sky Highway, the main route that links Vancouver with ... (more)

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The Georgia Straight

Ellen in Pieces traces a heart dented by experience

A splendid novel. Earthy, funny, complex, striking with its prismatic form, and wholly absorbing, Ellen in Pieces showcases Caroline Adderson's mastery of language, tone, and storytelling as she turns her empathetic gaze to a messy, cut-short life of contradictions, missteps, and deeply felt fulfillment.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Harper attacks 'liberal elites'; touts Tory record on economy, crime in speech to B.C. supporters

Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses supporters during a party gathering at Krause Berry Farms in Langley, B.C., on Wednesday August 20, 2014.

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Vancouver Sun

Students struggle to find accommodation in Vancouver's hot rental market

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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Canada.com

Barbara Yaffe: Townhomes an affordable alternative in Vancouver

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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The Globe and Mail

Former UBC professor facing voyeurism charges

A pedestrian and two women sitting on a bench talking are reflected in the windows of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Building at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday July 9, 2014.

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Seattle

Why a Road Trip to Vancouver is in Order, Stat

Where: SkwachA ys Lodge in Vancouver, B.C. Why: This new boutique hotel near the historic Chinatown neighborhood is awash in art and culture from the First Nations, Inuit and MA©tis peoples.

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The Georgia Straight

Homeless in Vancouver: Poor little bumbling bee-poor bees period

I roll my eyes and think you're an idiot when you: - post pictures of your food and the beer you're drinking - post 15 times a day - humb Hey Josh.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Canada, Beer, Drink, Yoga, Fitness, Life, Food, Honey

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