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3 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

Incinerator power deal gets green light

Opponents of Metro Vancouver's waste-to-energy strategy have been dealt a blow by the B.C. Utilities Commission.

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3 hrs ago | North Shore News

Fire ant problem still plaguing North Vancouver

A fiery insect intruder continues to invade parks and gardens on the North Shore but for now, the problem is not spreading.

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3 hrs ago | Eastside Business

Travel: Weekend in Vancouver at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver

By Joe "Tesla Manifestor" Kennedy The future Mrs. Kennedy and I just spent an epic few days in Vancouver, BC and stayed at the luxurious Westin Bayshore Vancouver while in town.

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8 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

Transit referendum would be mail-in vote in March

North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton is chair of Metro Vancouver's regional mayors' council that controls tax increases for TransLink.

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12 hrs ago | Willamette Week

Portland is America's Only Livable City, According to Notable British Magazine

Portland is the only city in America where citizens of the world should wish to live , according to Monocle , a prominent London-based magazine covering culture and global affairs.

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16 hrs ago | Journal of Commerce

Silo project requires continuous concrete pour

Richardson's Vancouver Terminal facility in North Vancouver is expanding at lightning speed last week as workers poured concrete 24 hours a day for its new storage facilities.

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20 hrs ago | The Richmond Review

Lions Gate Bridge re-opens, but delays expected

The Lions Gate Bridge is now open, after a multi-vehicle incident closed the bridge in both directions - in all three lanes - on Tuesday morning.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHTC

U.S. charges Canadian antiques dealer with smuggli...

An antiques dealer in British Columbia was indicted by a U.S. grand jury on Tuesday for smuggling into Canada more than $500,000 of wildlife items, including rhinoceros horns and sculptures made from elephant ivory and coral, U.S. prosecutors said.

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North Shore News

North Vancouver newlyweds plead for stolen photos

Caitlin Henderson and Jim Beland take to the streets in hopes someone can help them find a stolen laptop that contains their wedding photos.

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Globe and Mail

Nearly-instant HIV test to be available at two Vancouver pharmacies

Two Vancouver pharmacies will soon offer customers free HIV tests that will provide results on the spot in less than five minutes.

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Canada.com

A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, December, 19, 2012.

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Brandon Sun

B.C. cyclist says he made tourniquet from pants to survive after being shot

Craig Premack, who was shot while riding on the Trans-Canada Highway at 1 a.m. during an overnight road cycling event near Spences Bridge, B.C., in June, shows where the bullet entered his forearm during a news conference at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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The Georgia Straight

Will Vancouver NPA candidate Kirk LaPointe draw upon Malcolm Gladwell's wisdom in mayoral race?

Malcolm Gladwell probably chuckled when former media manager Kirk LaPointe made a production of being the "underdog" in the Vancouver mayoral race.

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North Shore News

Cycling for the Sacred

Beyond Boarding's Desiree Wallace, Nicole Kilistoff and Landon Yerex make a stop in North Vancouver as part of Cycle to the Sacred, a bike marathon currently underway from Fort Langley to the Sacred Headwaters of B.C. PHOTO MIKE WAKEFIELD Beyond Boarding's Desiree Wallace, Nicole Kilistoff and Landon Yerex make a stop in North Vancouver as part of ... (more)

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North Shore News

LED lights brighten North Shore streets

The province is a bit behind the times with its recent LED street lighting incentive program since all three North Shore municipalities have already made the switch in the last few years.

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RedOrbit

Future Shop And Futurist Trevor Haldenby Fast...

To a degree. A cool job. The next stage of life. However, in today's ever-changing world where new jobs develop on a daily basis, it can be challenging for students to know what careers will exist once they graduate and what they can do now to develop the necessary skills.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Red Scorpion gangster faces 14 charges after arrest in Alberta

A photo of Red Scorpion member Cory James Lesperance, 29, left. Lesperance tweets on MMA and it is believed he is posing here as a fan with an MMA fighter at an MMA event.

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The Windsor Star

Former WSO conductor Laszlo Gati dies in Vancouver

Laszlo Gati, conductor of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra from 1979 to 1985, was remembered as a tireless promoter of the arts.

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CBC News

Man falls to his death from Stanley Park's Prospect Point

Prospect Point, which offers views of the Lions Gate Bridge and the water to West Vancouver, is a popular viewpoint above the Stanley Park Seawall.

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Globe and Mail

Vancouver, CP Rail far apart on value of Arbutus rail corridor

People walk past a community garden along the CP Rail tracks near West 6th Ave. and Cypress Street in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday July 3, 2014.

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