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  1. We need a Green government - nowRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

    ... security plans anticipate a range of potential mishaps. The pipeline accident that took place a while back in Burnaby was just a foretaste of what could be ahead for the Lower Mainland. On top of all this, we should step up to the biggest risk of ...

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  2. Nine Future Shop stores in British Columbia to permanently closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | GlobalNews

    When Cori Maedel heard the news that Future Shop was no more , she wondered what would happen to the many products she had recently ordered that were in storage at the company's Vancouver location on Broadway. "We contacted our sales person, and he said he was fired this morning," said Maedel, who had bought $5,000 worth of equipment from Future Shop for home renovations.

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  3. 3 shootings in 8 hours in Metro VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    ... Friday - all within a single eight-hour period. Officers were called to the 3800 block of Hastings St. in Burnaby around 3 p.m. PT Friday where police found a man in an alley suffering from gunshot wounds. RCMP said the shooting may be related to a ...

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  4. New West still affordable in housing market, but not for longRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Westminster Newsleader

    ... the affordability of detached homes in New Westminster sits right on the CMHC's recommended 32 per cent debt load. Burnaby sits at 46 per cent and Langley City is the lowest at 23 per cent. "Most concerning is the reality that even the currently ...

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  5. Future Shop a thing of the past: Some stores to rebrand as Best BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    Dozens of Future Shop stores have been closed across Canada, its parent company Best Buy Canada Ltd. announced Saturday - a move that shocked workers. The company said it was shutting down 66 Future Shop stores effective immediately.

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  6. Gay serum rumour: The letter that launch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Xtra!

    Rumours, recrimination and anger are flying in Burnaby's civic politics after an article in the Burnaby NewsLeader suggested that one party was spreading rumours about a "serum" to turn students gay. Xtra investigated the claims and determined that the "gay serum" rumours are likely lifted, at least in part, from the writings of conservative political activist Frank Liang.

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  7. Future Shop closes all stores across CanadaRead the original story

    Saturday | IT Business

    Future Shop has closed all its stores across Canada with employees being informed as they showed up to work Saturday morning, according to several published reports. Visitors to the web site and users of the Future Shop app are receiving a message that Future Shop has been closed, and the brand consolidated with that of parent company Best Buy Canada .

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  8. Tories announce new candidate for Burnaby-New WestminsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Burnaby Now

    ... was on the board of the local riding association. Her job experience includes working as a Starbucks supervisor in Burnaby and a general manager of a Vancouver hair salon. She also has a bachelor's degree in marketing management from Langara ...

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  9. Metro Vancouver malls reach for the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    ... from 17 to 45 storeys. Brentwood Town Centre, which has a SkyTrain station, proposes to construct 13 towers on its Burnaby site over the next 20 years. Just a 10-minute ride down the Millenium Line, Lougheed Town Centre expects to have a similar ...

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  10. Burnaby rivers advocate wants proposed hazardous materials plant movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Burnaby Now

    Burnaby's Mark Angelo, founder of World Rivers Day, tags and releases a sturgeon in the waters of the Fraser River, just in front of the proposed site for a hazardous waste facility. Angelo is opposed to the location choice, which is roughly 200 metres from the Fraser.

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  11. Firefighter biking around the world for cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Globe and Mail

    "I was loaded with the disease," recalled Mr. Pospisil, who is a firefighter captain in Burnaby, B.C. "I was told to get my affairs in order." Thanks to surgery and treatment, the cancer went into remission and Mr. Pospisil has regained his health, although he is tested every six months.

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  12. What's On This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westender

    Louise Burns Vancouver's own Louise Burns takes the stage with special guests Les Chaussettes and Glad Ragsin support of Maama Omwana Society, an organization providing empowering and culturally relevant prenatal education to at-risk pregnant women in Kampala, Uganda. 9pm at The Hindenburg.

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  13. Ex-RCMP constable charged with sexual assault of youths in Yorkton between 1987-91Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Star Phoenix

    ... and North Battleford. The initial investigation that led to charges last year began in November 2012. A man told Burnaby RCMP that when he was in high school in Clearwater in the early 1980s, he had allegedly been sexually assaulted by his minor ...

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  14. COLUMN: The dream of home ownership is slipping awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Is the Canadian dream of home ownership beyond the grasp for the majority of the next generation in the Lower Mainland? According to a study by Vancity Savings, the answer is likely yes, particularly in terms of the Metro region. And the Valley isn't immune from rocketing real estate prices.

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  15. Genstar development plans cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Abbotsford News

    More than 710 acres of Genstar-owned property is up for sale, along with 460 acres of land owned by Madison Development Corporation, listed as one package with Colliers International. The property totals more than 40 per cent of the southwest Mission lands slated for urban development in 2004.

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  16. "Career Path" by Team Niew Labs Wins $15,000 CODE ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Market Wire

    ... Canada from Winnipeg and Calgary for their app Farm Canada ; and Best Student Team to team SFU Data Crunchers from Burnaby and Coquitlam for High School Down, Where Next? The Fan Favourite winner is Team Bear Paws, from Richmond, BC with their COFY ...

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  17. Families play critical role in countering ISIS threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Canada.com

    See the world - and save money, too. Perhaps a cruise, spa getaway, family vacation or romantic escape.

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  18. Ellis to represent Conservatives in New Westminster-BurnabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | New Westminster Newsleader

    New Westminster resident ChloA Ellis will be the Conservative candidate for the new riding of New Westminster-Burnaby in the next federal election. Ellis, 25, was born in Vancouver, raised in Port Coquitlam and has lived for the past five years in New Westminster where she owns a home.

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  19. Shelley Fralic: The hidden treasure of B.C. dairy farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Canada.com

    See the world - and save money, too. Perhaps a cruise, spa getaway, family vacation or romantic escape.

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  20. The Eastender CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Vancouver Courier

    The Cultch is showcasing a scandalous play from Linda Griffiths, The Dutchess - the fabulous, epic and true tale of Wallis Simpson, the notorious, convention-smashing American divorcee for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne. Featuring Diane Brown and nine of Vancouver's finest actors playing 36 roles, take a trip with Simpson through her tumultuous life stopping for visits with historical figures such as Noel Coward, King George V, Hitler and Queen Mary.

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