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20 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

What's up in Burnaby? New arts listings April 17

YA Write!, the Burnaby Public Library's annual teen writing contest, invites submissions of short stories from young writers in two categories: younger teens and older teens .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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Vancouver Sun

Ian Mulgrew: Second call for civil forfeiture called 'punitive' by defence lawyer

An elderly Burnaby couple has asked Supreme Court Justice Ronald to stop the latest forfeiture proceeding against.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Column: Extinguishing the European fire ant invasion

They swarm and deliver a painful sting that, while not life-threatening, burns then itches for days and can trigger swelling or a possible allergic reaction.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Globe and Mail

Ballet BC artistic director leaps out of bankruptcy toward success

When Emily Molnar stepped in as artistic director in 2009, Ballet BC was recovering from a dance with bankruptcy and going through an enormous transition.

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The Georgia Straight

CN report on Burnaby coal derailment 'deficient', lacks details on environmental impacts

On January 11, 2014, several CP cars went off the CN railway tracks in Burnaby and spilled metallurgical coal into a stream.

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The Now Newspaper

BOOTH: Surrey, New Westminster's chestbeating over Pattullo Bridge rings hollow

The cities of New Westminster and Surrey cannot agree on what to do with the Pattullo Bridge.

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Vancouver Courier

Vancouver mayor says homelessness headed for 'worst case scenario'

Mayor Gregor Robertson's promise to end street homelessness by 2015 seems unlikely now that new data released Wednesday shows the city is more than 700 housing units short of its projected goal to have homes available for low-income people.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Pitt Meadows annual Heritage Reunion Tea marks a special birthday

Long-time and recent Pitt Meadows residents came out to share stories, enjoy food, and talk history at the City's annual event.

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Esquimalt News

New development will change face of James Bay

The South Block development, a joint venture between Jawl Properties and Concert Properties, will transform 2.3 hectares of parking lots, government office buildings and heritage homes near the B.C. legislature into mixed residential, retail and office space.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Crohn's disease hits kids with family roots in South Asia

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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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Family, Kids, Canada, North America, World News

CBC News

Canada Post Richmond plant causing major mail delays says union

Mail piled up on the conveyer belts in Canada Post's hi-tech, multi-million dollar plant in Richmond, B.C. A $200-million Canada Post processing plant that opened in Richmond, B.C. earlier this year is experiencing technical difficulties with its automated sorting system, creating backlogs and delays in mail delivery services, according to union ... (more)

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Burnaby Now

Fill in the Blanks: Meet Kathryn Emiko Lee

We have started a new Fill in the Blanks series, which will introduce Burnaby NOW readers to a variety of interesting folks in the arts and entertainment community.

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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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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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Burnaby News Leader

Canada Day concert, fireworks set for Swangard

City council has approved a new celebration of Canada's birthday to be held at Swangard Stadium from 5-10 p.m. on July 1. The free event will feature musical entertainment on the main stage, as well as other activities, food and refreshments.

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PR-inside.com

Kazawest Property Management

The development is located in walking distance to Metrotown. Vancouver, BC, April 14, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kazawest Services Inc. is pleased to announce its appointment as the exclusive property management services firm for a residential building in the rapidly developing Metrotown area of Burnaby , British Columbia.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Langley Advance

Langley Looking Back... to 1954: Legislature to vote on Langley Prairie secession

More than 150 people attended to hear Dr. Jack Berry speak at a joint dinner between the Langley AgriculA tural Association and the New Westminster Kiwanis Club.

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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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The Georgia Straight

Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association tames the region's feral cat colonies

It's obvious from looking at him that he's been through a lot. "We discovered, when he came in, he has little BB gun pellets under his skin," Maria Soroski, cofounder and master trapper at the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association , told the Georgia Straight .

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