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  1. Chuck Chiang: Spring brings a host of Asian cultural events to VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    The Canucks jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but they couldn't keep the Fames at bay, falling 7-4 to lose their first-round series 4-2. In celebrating the 2015 Asian Heritage Month in Canada and Taiwanese American Heritage Week, Hwa Kang Dance Troupe from Taiwan will perform the theme "Impressive Dance From Taiwan" showcasing traditional dances from various Taiwanese cultures.


  2. TransLink a hot topic during transit forum in ChinatownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Canada.com

    About 100 members of Vancouver's Chinese community gathered Saturday in Chinatown for a Transit Plebiscite Forum organized by non-profit community service group S.U.C.C.E.S.S. The Yes side was represented by Burnaby-New Westminster Medical Health Officer Lisa Mu and David Suzuki Foundation spokeswoman Winnie Hwo, while No countered with Canadian Taxpayers Federation's Charter Lau and Chinese media commentator K.K. Wan. The forum discussion, despite attracting a sizable crowd, only elicited a handful of questions from those in attendance, a significant change from previous talks where the mood was much more heated and intense, a sign that perhaps - with the mail-in Plebiscite well underway - many residents have already made up their minds.


  3. Burnaby firefighters heading to Nepal to search for earthquake survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    The Canucks jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but they couldn't keep the Fames at bay, falling 7-4 to lose their first-round series 4-2. A Nepalese girl takes out belongings from her damaged house in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 26. A team of Burnaby firefighters is leaving for Nepal Monday morning to help search for survivors buried in the rubble.


  4. British Columbians heading to Nepal to provide assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... without mortar. They can be five, six centuries old, and are just ready to crumble," says Eoin White, a retired Burnaby Firefighter. "It's a rudderless ship. If there was ever a time or a country that needed help, it was before this happened." White ...


  5. The English Bay oil spill was a warning on the risks of major tankersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A spill response boat secures a boom around the bulk carrier cargo ship MV Marathassa after a bunker fuel spill on Burrard Inlet in Vancouver, B.C., on April 9, 2015. A ship that leaked more than 2,700 litres of bunker fuel into the waters off Vancouver almost two weeks ago will soon be given the go-ahead to dock at Vancouver's port.


  6. Metro mayors give federal officials an earful over English Bay oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Canada.com

    ... completely ignoring that process," Robertson said, noting this is no longer 1952 when the pipeline was first built. Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan agreed, saying his city had a checkered past with Kinder Morgan, noting the 2007 oil spill after a ...


  7. Ambulances are getting to life-threatening calls a bit fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vancouver Sun

    In 2013, B.C. Emergency Health Services downgraded 74 non-life-threatening ambulance calls to 'No Lights and Sirens,' a move that has been criticized by some first responders. Ambulances in Metro Vancouver are getting to the most life-threatening emergencies, like heart attacks, a bit faster than they used to, but at the expense of thousands of patients with less serious ailments who are waiting significantly longer for help to arrive.


  8. Young couple identified as victims in fatal Highway 1 crashRead the original story

    Saturday | Daily News

    A young Vancouver couple killed in a head-on crash on Highway 1 near Spences Bridge Sunday afternoon will be remembered for their creativity and exuberance, says a friend and co-worker. Eric Steven Lowerison, 33, and his wife Lindsay Anne Brodie, 27, were driving northbound on the Trans Canada Highway around 3:15 p.m. Sunday when they crashed head-on with an SUV six kilometres south of Spences Bridge.


  9. Doctor alarmed by number of melanoma casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Brandon Sun

    A Brandon dermatologist say he's "shocked" by the number of melanoma cases he has seen since he set up shop in the city last year. Dr. Jason Sneath, who practises at the Skin Clinics on Rosser Avenue, said he has seen double or triple the frequency of melanoma cases in this city compared to Vancouver, where he completed his training.


  10. Mayors blast oil spill response, NEB pipeline reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 'We won't send the fire trucks until we see flames.' Give your head a shake. They need to get out their now." Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said the cuts to Coast Guard staff and facilities in B.C. has made "a sham" of spill response promises, ...


  11. Vancouver office tower boom hurts suburban growth, mayors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    ... the office towers are. We'll wind up being a bedroom community with highrises instead of single-family homes." Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said it's irresponsible that Vancouver is aggressively building office space when other cities are trying to ...


  12. D Roti Shak: Real Caribbean meals that are worth the road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Globe and Mail

    ... from the minute we walk in the door. There are only three other customers on Sunday afternoon: two women from Burnaby and a gentleman from California who is temporarily working in Blaine, Wash. We eavesdrop on their cross-table conversation while ...


  13. Vancouver-area mayors grill National Energy BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    ... how spills could impact Vancouver's economy, which he said depends on tourism and a high quality of life. Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan called the Trans Mountain review process a "sham" and slammed the board for excluding oral cross-examination and ...


  14. Town Talk: Langley stands in for Iranian villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Canada.com

    The Vancouver Canucks did something they haven't in three years: they won an elimination game Thursday against the Calgary Flames. Now, they need to win another.


  15. In Vancouver, developers' plans hinge on plebiscite resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Globe and Mail

    The Skytrain travels past a group of condominium towers and Vancity Credit Union headquarters in Vancouver. The Skytrain travels past a group of condominium towers and Vancity Credit Union headquarters in Vancouver.


  16. Mayor worried over Kinder Morgan survey work in parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | CBC News

    Burnaby mayor Derek Corrigan worries Kinder Morgan's "minimally intrusive" survey work in Metro Vancouver parks will lead to more intrusive work. Burnaby, B.C. Mayor Derek Corrigan says he's concerned energy firm Kinder Morgan could do more survey work for its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in the region's parks - after a briefing note intended for mayors only was accidentally posted online.


  17. Lower Mainland mayors can offer blunt truths to National Energy Board ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Georgia Straight

    ... work in regional parks. This would be in connection with the proposed pipeline. This morning on CBC Radio, Burnaby mayor Derek Corrigan said that under an agreement between the pipeline company and the regional government, it will be a "minimally ...


  18. Bears are out; Okanagan conservation officer says we need to be better to avoid conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Kelowna Capital News

    Conservation officer Terry Myroniuk has dealt with many problem bears over his nearly 20-years as a conservation officer and in some pretty strange places as well. There was the time, while working in the Vancouver area, he had to fire off a dart to tranquilize a bear at the Metrotown Mall in Burnaby or the time there was a bear to deal with at the PNE in the heart of Vancouver.


  19. NEB chair vows to make more pipeline-proposal information publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vancouver Sun

    ... critics remains to be seen. The NEB's decision last fall allowing Kinder Morgan to conduct exploratory drilling on Burnaby Mountain, over the City of Burnaby's objections touched off weeks of protests. And seven Metro Vancouver Mayors, including ...


  20. Pests creating a buzz in Vancouver condo complexesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Canada.com

    One Yaletown condo tower recently issued a health notice asking residents to stop using food recycling bins until it figures out how to control a pest problem. Metro Vancouver's release of an online tool to help residents deal with the region's new composting scheme comes just days after a Yaletown condo complex suspended its organics collection program because it was attracting flies.