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Vladimir Horowitz’s famous grand piano lures classical music fans in Vancouver

November 24, 2012

Vancouver-based Russian-born classical pianist Alla Love strode with purpose toward the sleek black beauty in Tom Lee Music on Granville Street earlier this week, placed her long, graceful fingers on the glistening ivory and black keys and began playing with such a frenzy that you could have sworn a blizzard had blown in from the [...]

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Daphne Bramham: B.C. councillor collects his salary while working in the Caribbean

November 24, 2012

Central Saanich councillor Terry Siklenka has decamped for the Caribbean, but he’s still going to get his council salary until May. It’s a deal that might make even a senator blush. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Doin’ it right, put that cigarette down: Vancouver hospital tries to stamp out on-site smoking for good

November 24, 2012

If an upbeat music video filmed in a hospital emergency ward isn’t quirky enough for you, add in a shot of an icy morgue drawer being opened to reveal a skeleton with a cigarette. No one can say the Vancouver Coastal Health authority isn’t taking a creative approach to getting staff, patients and visitors to [...]

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Another patient missing from forensic hospital in Port Coquitlam

November 24, 2012

Another patient has gone missing from the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Port Coquitlam.Charles Albert Hansen, 60, was reported missing Thursday (Nov. 22) as an unauthorized absence from the facility. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Nanaimo woman attacked and robbed after being lured by kitten sounds

November 24, 2012

A Nanaimo woman was hospitalized for a head injury after being lured towards a dumpster with kitten sounds and attacked Thursday morning. Another woman was hit and robbed in a similar attack a few hours earlier. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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