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1 hr ago | North Shore News

E.coli closes West Vancouver beaches for swimming

A signed posted at one of West Vancouver's beaches telling swimmers to stay out of the water.

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5 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

Most Metro Vancouver homeless aren't transient: Report

Homeless people in Metro Vancouver are less transient than is often thought, according to the final report of the region's 2014 homeless count .

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9 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Vancouver and District Labour Council preparing to endorse civic election candidates

If they're running in Vancouver, Electoral Area A, Richmond, the City of North Vancouver, the District of North Vancouver, or the District of West Vancouver, the notices will come from the Vancouver and District Labour Council .

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11 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Park board bans Vancouver Aquarium from breeding whales and dophins

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ontario man faces 181 charges for international cyberbullying, harrassment

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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16 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Tradition of the family cabin appears to be fading in face of financial concerns

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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20 hrs ago | Canada.com

Daphne Bramham: If it's 876, that's Jamaica calling

In 2012, an estimated 2,815 Canadians were swindled out of more than $2 million.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Brandon Sun

B.C. chief's pay and expenses nears $1 million: online documents

Newly posted documents show a dramatic disparity in the salaries and travel expenses paid to a handful of Canada's First Nations chiefs, ranging from thousands of dollars to almost $1 million.

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The Globe and Mail

UBC discloses outgoing president's $168,265 travel bill

Outgoing University of British Columbia president Stephen Toope sits for a photograph on campus in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday June 26, 2014.

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KING-TV Seattle

Official: Ferries to be back to normal Saturday

The Washington State Ferries run betwen Edmonds and Kingston was back to full service Thursday after being cut in half for nearly two days due to maintenance issues.

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Vancouver Sun

Don't go swimming at Sunset Beach

Fecal contamination has closed the swimming area at a popular beach near English Bay in the city's West End.

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Brandon Sun

B.C. government approves $5.3-billion copper-gold mine in province's north

The British Columbia government has granted environmental approval for a proposed $5.3-billion mine in the provinces north, which would tap into one of the largest gold and copper deposits in the world and has already received support from local First Nations.

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North Shore News

North Vancouver air cadets awarded

Lt.-Col. Patrick MacNamara, Commanding Officer of 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron in Sidney, presents Cadet Tatiana Robertson a Top Cadet Award on July 18 in Metchosin.

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North Shore News

West Vancouver opposes LNG export plan

Tankers carrying liquefied natural gas should stay out of Howe Sound, according to a unanimous motion passed by West Vancouver council.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Globe and Mail

B.C. police arrest three members of 856 gang, seize $400,000 in drugs

Weapons seized during several gang-related arrests are displayed during a police news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on March 6, 2009.

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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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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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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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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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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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