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12 min ago | North Shore News

Election changes deserve closer look

"We want the transition to the new rules to be as smooth as possible for local elections participants and those considering running for local government, so they understand their campaign finance responsibilities and obligations..." -news release dated Sept.

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4 hrs ago | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Just Saying: Time for TransLink accountability

Last week, while lying at home in bed recovering from a hip replacement, I ended up watching the NDP burning up our tax dollars.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Stranger

Do You Have a Favorite Demolition Derby?

Spring has sprung and a few photographer friends and I are wondering if anyone here in Slogland has a favorite demolition derby in the mighty Northwest? Suggestions for Washington, Oregon, Montana, and/or Vancouver B.C.? The Slamfest Demo Derby , produced by Evergreen Speedway/High Road Promotions this past weekend, at the Washington State Spring ... (more)

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Canada.com

North Vancouver RCMP use Facebook to help catch suspects in violent hotel room robbery

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Vancouver Courier

Douglas exhibit recalls Vancouver's seedy past

A selection of works by acclaimed Vancouver artist Stan Douglas, including "Suspect," are on display at Presentation House Gallery as part of the exhibit Stan Douglas: Synthetic Pictures, until May 25. A selection of works by acclaimed Vancouver artist Stan Douglas, including "Hogan's Alley," are on display at Presentation House Gallery as part of ... (more)

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24 Hours

Son charged in east Vancouver stabbing

Police investigate a homicide at an apartment on Kingsway and Joyce in Vancouver, B.C. on Monday April 14, 2014.

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Canada.com

Video: Six-year-old West Vancouver virtuoso Ryan Wang plays on

Ryan Wang's performance schedule for the next several months includes dates at New York City's Carnegie Hall, an appearance with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and a stop at Italy's Fazioli Pianoforti concert hall.

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Canada.com

Two unions headed to federal court over temporary foreign worker program

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Canada.com

Stephen Hume: Corporations with a sense of social responsibility wanted

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Canada.com

Walter Energy to idle two B.C. mines that will temporarily layoff about 700

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Business Journal

Call center going out of biz in Amherst, 121 out of work

Primary Financial Services LLC filed a WARN notice this week with the state Department of Labor.

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Prince George Citizen

Federal government names company that'll improve Vancouver-area border crossing

Crossing the Canada-U.S. border will soon become a little bit easier for travellers and transport trucks at two ports of entry near Vancouver.

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North Shore News

Recycling regulations changing

Jenn Meilleur with some new items to be added to the Blue box program in May Photo Mike Wakefield, North Shore News New recycling regulations starting this May could not only see an increase in recyclable materials in the blue box but also an increase in many household budgets.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Billboard

Ed Sheeran Billboard Day In The Life

After wrapping Ed's next interview, he's all smiles as he heads to the car and on to the next stop on his press day in the city.

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Surrey Leader

Teen takes stand in alleged Surrey sex assault trial

She had connected with him on an Internet dating site and met him in Surrey twice to have sex, but a teen testifying in B.C. Supreme Court on Monday said one of their meet-ups turned violent and Andrew Aurie Jefferson sexually assaulted and choked her.

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Canada.com

Acclaimed photographer Fred Herzog receives the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement

Never a dull moment during the Sea to Sky Vancouver International Cheerleading competition at Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre on Sunday Saturday morning Fred Herzog was out doing his thing, walking around town taking photos with a friend.

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Burnaby News Leader

Aquilini group a part-owner of Willingdon lands

The Tsleil-Waututh and the Musqueam First Nations were announced late last month as the purchasers of the 16 hectare property at Willingdon and Canada Way, across from BCIT.

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Rioters convicted for beating Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan Robert Mackay is helped to safety by two people after being beaten, punched, kicked and pepper sprayed by rioters when he tried to protect a store front in the June 15, 2011 Stanley Cup Riot in Vancouver, B.C. Three men who attacked Good Samaritan Robert MacKay outside the Hudson's Bay Company's department store in downtown Vancouver ... (more)

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Kyprios comes home: North Vancouver hip hop artist returns to roots, launches new album

In the green room at the back of the FanClub, as staff come and go with costumes from the evening's burlesque show, hip-hop artist Kyprios is waiting for a moment to psych himself up for the Vancouver launch of his latest LP, Midnight Sun.

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West Vancouver police officer stops longboarders with SUV in confrontation shared on YouTube

Never a dull moment during the Sea to Sky Vancouver International Cheerleading competition at Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre on Sunday West Vancouver Police Department is looking into an incident in which one of their officers drove into an oncoming traffic lane to stop a group longboarders coming downhill.

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