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3 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier
City council heard Wednesday there is insufficient information to plan a response to an oil spill in an around Vancouver waters, which could see a substantial increase in the number of tankers transporting bitumen from Kinder Morgan's Burnaby terminal.
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7 hrs ago | Langley Times
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver assured a Vancouver business audience Wednesday that the federal government is committed to "world class" oil spill prevention and response on the B.C. coast.
9 hrs ago | Weyburn This Week
As dusk falls and lights flick on amongst a hodgepodge of restaurants, nail salons and dance clubs overlooking this Cambodian capital's waterfront, tuk-tuk taxis whisk past a reality that emerges nightly in the shadows along the street.
13 hrs ago | The Abbotsford News
A proposed site in south Vancouver for a new garbage incinerator to serve Metro Vancouver was submitted without the knowledge or support of its owner - TransLink.
14 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun
For years, many celebrities in the U.S. and elsewhere have been open about being gay.
14 hrs ago | North Shore News
16 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The Paperboys, from Vancouver, B.C., will play an early show, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at The Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. The Paperboys are a Canadian folk music band from Vancouver that formed in 1991.
20 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Canada is not ready to respond to an oil tanker spill - large or small - in the Strait of Juan de Fuca or inland waters shared by Washington's San Juan Islands and British Columbia's Gulf Islands, according to a panel appointed by pro-oil Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Three unions representing TransLink employees are helping put up $15,000 in reward money to fight back against assailants who violently attack Metro Vancouver bus drivers.
Potential polluters should be prepared for a worst-case scenario and face unlimited liability in the case of an oil spill from one of their tanker ships, a government-appointed panel recommends.
Vancouver's Lions Gate Bridge was closed in both directions by a head-on collision just after 8 a.m. PT Tuesday, jamming rush hour traffic.
Men and women with mild heart disease share the same risks, at least over the short term, a new study suggests.
Despite never having had a lesson, David Allen Welsh he taught himself to play on borrowed pianos throughout his childhood.
First Nations people are joined by supporters during the Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday September 22, 2013.
The death of actor Paul Walker is the latest in a string of celebrities lost this year.
At 1401 Comox St., a studio will rent for $1,040, a one-bedroom for $1,340 and a two-bedroom for $1,890.