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  1. Elizabeth May kicks off re-election campaign in Saanich-Gulf IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... Among those candidates in British Columbia are former CBC host Jo-Ann Roberts in Victoria, SFU professor and Burnaby Mountain protester Lynne Quarmby in Burnaby-North Seymour, and another former CBC personality, meteorologist Claire Martin , in ...

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  2. Weekend Extra: Hollywood North's star is risingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... more infrastructure we have, the better it is for the industry." Bridge Studios representative Jim Nesbitt said the Burnaby facility plans to add two new 15,000-square-foot sound stages within the next two years. Nesbitt said everything at Bridge ...

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  3. Revenue drops, costs rise at Burnaby incineratorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Chris Allan, senior engineer of solid waste services with Metro Vancouver, at a furnace viewing port at the waste to energy facility in Burnaby. Metro Vancouver has been losing revenue at its Burnaby incinerator for the past five years but continues to promote waste-to-energy as a more cost-effective alternative to landfills to handle the region's trash.

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  4. Man accused of trying to shoot cop chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    Seven charges have been laid against a man accused of trying to shoot a police officer in New Westminster, B.C. Steven Vollrath is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through three jurisdictions before escaping on May 18. The 32-year-old Vollrath was arrested in Canmore, Alta., on Monday, and New Westminster Police say he is now in custody in Calgary, where he is being held on unrelated charges. Police say the drama began when they responded to reports of two people sleeping in a vehicle and that the driver allegedly awoke and pointed a handgun at an officer, though it didn't discharge.

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  5. London Fringe adds three new venues in Old East for its wonderful to wacky fareRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    London's The Dance Movement's One Giant Leap is at the Palace Theatre, one of three city dance companies performing at this year's London Fringe. The 16th annual London Fringe gets underway Tuesday for 12 days, celebrating theatre, dance, puppetry, visual arts, installations and most everything else you can think of that artists do.

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  6. Anthology of poetry from Cascadia celebrates sustainability, harmony with natureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... along the Fraser River. Simon Fraser University professor Stephen Collis protested Kinder Morgan's field studies at Burnaby Mountain. His poems in the anthology include The Insurgencies. Poets that took part in "the bioregion's most seminal poetry ...

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  7. Edmonton man accused of trying to ...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Seven charges have been laid against a man accused of trying to shoot a police officer in New Westminster, B.C. Steven Vollrath is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through three jurisdictions before escaping on May 18. The 32-year-old Vollrath was arrested in Canmore, Alta., on Monday, and New Westminster Police say he is now in custody in Calgary, where he is being held on unrelated charges. Police say the drama began when they responded to reports of two people sleeping in a vehicle and that the driver allegedly awoke and pointed a handgun at an officer, though it didn't discharge.

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  8. Alberta man accused of trying to shoot B.C. police officer faces seven more chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Steven Vollrath is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through three jurisdictions before escaping on May 18. The 32-year-old Vollrath was arrested in Canmore, Alta., on Monday, and New Westminster Police say he is now in custody in Calgary, where he is being held on unrelated charges. Police say the drama began when they responded to reports of two people sleeping in a vehicle and that the driver allegedly awoke and pointed a handgun at an officer, though it didn't discharge.

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  9. Kinder Morgan: New Threats Emerge For The Trans Mountain Pipeline ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... various legal challenges. Last year, the city even refused to cooperate with Kinder Morgan regarding studies in the Burnaby Mountain area, before relenting after the company won a legal challenge. However, the Trans Mountain pipeline is facing yet ...

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  10. Man who fired gun at New Westminster police officer identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... though the weapon failed to discharge. The car fled the scene, leading to police pursuits through New Westminster, Burnaby and Vancouver. The car was last seen at 11 a.m. at SE Marine Drive and Inverness Street in Vancouver. The suspect's vehicle is ...

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  11. Emissions, revenue down at Metro Vancouver garbage incineratorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Langley Times

    ... purchase deal is now in effect with BC Hydro that pays Metro lower prices than before. The earnings picture for the Burnaby waste-to-energy plant , run by Covanta, has deteriorated since 2010, when it took in a combined total of $11 million from ...

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  12. Beedie initiatives to lift next generation of First Nation entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    The most recent example is a $1.3-million pledge over 10 years from Royal Bank of Canada to fund two initiatives at Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business: $1-million to support startups and social ventures in B.C.'s First Nation communities and $300,000 for aboriginal undergraduate and graduate students to pursue entrepreneurship as a career. "We know aboriginal communities are key players in the economy focusing on developing entrepreneurs who can lead the way through innovation in both social and business ventures," says Zabeen Hirji, chief human resources officer for RBC.

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  13. Patients of Urinary Incontinence Should Not 'Hide And Suffer,' States ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Shaila Jiwa, a physiotherapist from Burnaby Physiotherapy Clinic, has recently stated that patients of urinary incontinence should not "hide and suffer". For more information, log on to .

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  14. BCIT program converts military training into education creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Burnaby Now

    ... was where the concept for the BCIT Legion military skills conversion program originated. Photograph By File photo/BURNABY NOW To serve: Australian army veteran, Phil Rodukoff helps out by raking the leaves at Honour House. The house is a home away ...

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  15. Metro Vancouver's incinerator in Burnaby.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 24 Hours

    Metro Vancouver's waste-to-energy facility has experienced a consistent drop in revenue since 2010 while costs have jumped nearly 50% over the same time period. In 2010, the facility's revenue was $11 million, but in 2014 that number plummeted by 49% to $5.4 million.

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  16. Calendar: Step up to the plate for Hastings Little LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vancouver Courier

    On Saturday, $10 from every ticket sold a Playland will be donated to the Hastings Community Little League, which is raising funds to host the 2016 Little League Canadian National Tournament. Photo Rebecca Blissett On Saturday, $10 from every ticket sold a Playland will be donated to the Hastings Community Little League, which is raising funds to host the 2016 Little League Canadian National Tournament.

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  17. Vancouver mayor 'absolutely' supports Terry Fox museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Globe and Mail

    Darrell Fox holds his brother Terry Fox's prosthetic leg at the Archives Canada Storage facility in Burnaby, B.C., in December, 2013. Darrell Fox holds his brother Terry Fox's prosthetic leg at the Archives Canada Storage facility in Burnaby, B.C., in December, 2013.

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  18. Canada's Victor Montagliani named to soccer committee to oversee CONCACAF businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vancouver Sun

    A look at Fox Sports' plans to build their Women's World Cup broadcasting home base in Vancouver, at Jack Poole Plaza. The U.S. tv network is currently building a large metal structure there that will become a temporary two-storey broadcast centre.

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  19. What's on this week: May 28-June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westender

    AWOLNATION American electronic band fronted by Aaron Bruno return to support their sophomore release Run with special guests Family of the Year and Irontom. 7pm at Commodore Ballroom.

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  20. Welcome to Canada, Kate McGarry. Here's a CD review.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canada.com

    Now this is long overdue - U.S. vocalist Kate McGarry is giving her first performance in Canada in a few days, and making the trip from North Carolina to Vancouver, no less, to do so. I wish some central Canadian jazz presenters would get more hip to McGarry's sublime music, which has stood out for me since I heard her 2003 debut disc Show Me .

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