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B.C. Metis leader hails court decision that says his people deserve status

January 8, 2013
B.C. Metis leader hails court decision that says his people deserve status

A federal court has ruled that Métis and other non-status Indians do indeed have status, and so fall under federal jurisdiction. That means about 600,000 people who live off-reserve in Canada now qualify for the same benefits from Ottawa as First Nations as the Inuit. The president of Métis Nation BC calls the ruling “an [...]

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A Better Life Foundation aims to feed 1,000 people per day

December 24, 2012

Restaurateur Mark Brand and Canuck Place co-founder Joanne Griffiths have taken over the dormant A Better Life Foundation with the goal of creating a self-sustaining meal program for people in assisted-living and low-income housing. A Better Life will kick off its new mission with a gala fundraiser at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Feb. 23. [...]

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Thousands remain trapped as vast U.S. region hit by Sandy slowly resumes daily life

November 1, 2012
Thousands remain trapped as vast U.S. region hit by Sandy slowly resumes daily life

People along the battered U.S. East Coast took the first cautious steps to reclaim their daily routines Wednesday, even as about 20,000 people remained trapped at home in a single New Jersey city and the search for victims continued. The superstorm’s death toll rose to at least 72. Global TV BC News

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Fewer English, more international speakers in Vancouver region: census

October 24, 2012

The latest census numbers in the census metropolitan area of Vancouver show the same trend as Canada. The number of English speakers in the region has declined, from 57.6 per cent down to 57.2 per cent, or about 100,000 people. About the same is reflected in the rise of people whose mother tongue is something [...]

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Run for the Cure in B.C. raises $3.15M

October 1, 2012
Run for the Cure in B.C. raises $3.15M

At eight sites throughout B.C., an estimated 22,000 people helped raise $ 3.15 million by participating in the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. CBC | British Columbia News

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