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  1. Latest SkyTrain breakdown caused by faulty modemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    SkyTrain's control centre is seen at the operations and maintenance centre in Burnaby during an August tour of the facility. The system's Expo Line is 29 years old.

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  2. Fortius Raptors training camp puts spotlight on Vancouver facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... flat by the global financial meltdown. Lenders cut off money. Mr. Cousens spent several million dollars to connect Burnaby civic services to the centre's concrete foundation and complete the turf field. Three years ago, with the skeleton not much ...

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  3. Consultation promised in wake of mammoth Vancouver land dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    An historic deal was announced at a press conference in Vancouver just before noon on Wednesday in which three First Nations joined with the Canada Lands Company to acquire key parcels of land. Left to right: Chief Ian Campbell, Squamish Nation, Robert Howald Executive vice president of Real Estate at Canada Lands; Chief Wayne Sparrow, Musqueam Indian Band; and Chief Maureen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

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  4. Community Calendar: Dogs seek safe landing in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    Jack the Jack Russell-Yorkshire terrier cross is waiting for adoption in at the Bellingham airport this weekend as part of Flight for Dogs. Jack the Jack Russell-Yorkshire terrier cross is waiting for adoption in at the Bellingham airport this weekend as part of Flight for Dogs.

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  5. Barbara Yaffe: 'Bullish' market for Vancouver apartment buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... A six-unit building on Vine Street in Kitsilano recent sold for $2 million, while a 21-suite building on Wilson in Burnaby sold for $9.3 million. In Surrey, a buyer paid $48 million for a 266-unit building on King George Road. According to Colliers, ...

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  6. Winnipeg chef wins Young Chef ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Michael Christiansen, a Winnipeg chef who now works at the Pear Tree restaurant in Burnaby, B.C., is the winner of a national cooking competition aimed at young chefs. Christiansen, 23, won the 2014 Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship on Sept.

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  7. SFUPS international forum explores innovation in learningRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Simon Fraser University News

    ... in the world. Breaking the Mould: Innovations in Undergraduate Learning takes place Wednesday, Oct. 22 at SFU's Burnaby campus at 8:30 a.m. Media are welcome to attend. Now in its third year, SFU Public Square's Community Summit brings British ...

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  8. CBSA made changes as a result of Mexican detainee's suicide, inquest toldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Canada.com

    If there's a sudden jump in the number of dumpster divers in the next few months, blame Vancouver documentary makers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer. For six months, they lived off discarded food to highlight the fact that nearly half of all food produced in North America ends up in landfills or compost.

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  9. Another rogue statue taken down by city of Vancouver - this time it's a penguinRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Canada.com

    If there's a sudden jump in the number of dumpster divers in the next few months, blame Vancouver documentary makers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer. For six months, they lived off discarded food to highlight the fact that nearly half of all food produced in North America ends up in landfills or compost.

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  10. Media Advisory: SFU history prof kicks off Women's History Month with cowgirl talkRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Simon Fraser University News

    Simon Fraser University history professor Mary-Ellen Kelm will help kick off October as Women's History Month with a free public talk, Frontier Femininity: Rodeo Cowgirls in B.C. , on Oct. 2, 7-8:30 p.m. at Herstory CafA . The cafA is located in the City of Vancouver Archives Office.

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  11. BC Parkway improvements mean smoother riding, walkingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Burnaby News Leader

    Cyclists and pedestrians are already enjoying a smoother traverse along one section of the BC Parkway as it travels through Burnaby. The improvements are part of a $2.4 million project to upgrade troublesome areas of the 26-km multi-use path that runs along much of the Expo SkyTrain line from Vancouver to Surrety City Centre.

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  12. Burnaby wants New West to put brakes on traffic planRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

    Burnaby city council fears proposed truck route changes in New Westminster, pictured in this map, will have adverse affects on Burnaby's road network. Photograph By City of New Westminster Burnaby city council fears proposed truck route changes in New Westminster, pictured in this map, will have adverse affects on Burnaby's road network.

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  13. Leela Gilday brings raw honesty to Harrison show SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    "I think of my music as soulful aboriginal folk roots," she tells The Progress. "It has lots of traditional influences but a contemporary sound."

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  14. Man dies after Tuesday's knife-gun fight in Maple RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Canada.com

    If there's a sudden jump in the number of dumpster divers in the next few months, blame Vancouver documentary makers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer. For six months, they lived off discarded food to highlight the fact that nearly half of all food produced in North America ends up in landfills or compost.

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  15. 'The Interview' Set Visit: James Franco Drives Kim Jong Un's Tank, With Hilarious ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | /film

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  16. Earls penguin lookalike usurps Satan statue at Grandview Cut park siteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    A tribute to well-dressed penguins has been installed at a small park site off Clark Drive, on a pedestal in a plaza that became more widely known weeks ago after a provocative devil statue was erected there. It wasn't clear on Tuesday who placed the penguin statue - which bears a striking similarity to the once-populous Earls Restaurant penguins - in the plaza, nor whether the city was also going to remove it.

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  17. TEDxNYIT 2014: Harmonic Tectonics Features Visionaries and Innovators ...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newswise

    New York Institute of Technology will host an eclectic mix of speakers and musical performers to explore the challenges of maintaining harmony amid society's tectonic shifts. TEDxNYIT, a day-long event on October 9 at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, will attempt to spark "ideas worth spreading" on far-flung topics ranging from entrepreneurship to medicine to architecture to music.

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  18. Canada's first Aboriginal arts and culture hotel now open in downtown VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Canada 's first Aboriginal arts and culture hotel, complete with sweat lodge and artists' workshop, has opened in Vancouver 's historic downtown. Canada's first Aboriginal arts and culture hotel, Skwachays Lodge, has opened in Vancouver's historic downtown.

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  19. Anti-union Chinese parents' group plans a political future in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... and message?" In an interview on Monday, Lau denied that he was a BCPF organizer. The former candidate for the Burnaby school board is known for having vigorously campaigned against the sexual orientation and gender identity policies adopted by the ...

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  20. Three lessons from founders of the C100 CEO SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    ... Valley just needs to look out the window to see an example of someone hitting it big. It's a different story in Burnaby or Moncton, where success equals selling your startup to a big U.S. tech firm. I recently read that over the past five years, 68 ...

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