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1 hr ago | Vancouver Sun

Oregon incinerator stops accepting B.C. medical waste because it contains aborted fetuses

The wrecking ball has destroyed many of the city's older homes in recent years, victims of the overheated development and real estate markets.

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Related Topix: Canada, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Marion County, OR

5 hrs ago | Lifestyles

Judge rejects banning witness ID after death threats in mass murder trial

Revelations of several death threats, including a $500,000 bounty on the life of a former British Columbia gang kingpin, failed to persuade a judge to grant the man extra protections before he resumed testimony against alleged ex-associates.

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Related Topix: Canada,

6 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Report: Human tissue, possibly fetuses, turned into power in Marion County

Marion County has put a stop to a company that was converting human tissue - and possibly aborted fetuses - into electricity for Oregon homes.

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Related Topix: Canada

11 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Charges laid in 2012 crash that killed pedestrian in East Vancouver

Vancouver Police say charges have now been laid in a 2012 fatal crash in East Vancouver that killed a pedestrian and sent another to hospital.

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15 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Commuter bus ridership up

On weekdays, the 21-seat bus leaves from the Squamish Adventure Centre at 7 a.m. and ends its trip at the Waterfront Station on West Cordova Street.

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Related Topix: Canada

19 hrs ago | North Shore News

West Vancouver's Goldsmith-Jones joins Liberals race

Former mayor and current candidate for the federal Liberal nomination in West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country Pamela Goldsmith-Jones Photo file, North Shore News Former mayor and current candidate for the federal Liberal nomination in West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country Pamela Goldsmith-Jones West Vancouver's former mayor, ... (more)

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23 hrs 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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada,

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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada

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,

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