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Policing costs: it’s in the book

November 16, 2012
Policing costs: it’s in the book

The RCMP are pitching themselves as the better, cheaper policing option as Richmond looks at alternatives. Inspector Ted De Jager says the RCMP cost 34-percent less per capita, and six-percent less per member than a municipal force.  While Mayors have concerns like cost containment, De Jager says the new RCMP deal has a Contract Management [...]

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Photos: Urban Orchard festival and Vancouver Book Fair

September 24, 2012

Vancouverites took advantage of the balmy weather this weekend, enjoying fruits, orchards, books and sunshine at a number of local events. Have a look at some of the weekend’s best photos. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. moose ravaged by salvage logging of beetle-killed pine forests

July 23, 2012

Aggressive salvage logging of beetle-killed pine forests is being blamed for moose populations crashing by up to 70 per cent in the B.C. Interior. Massive clearcuts with no size limits have eliminated extensive habitat, leaving moose exposed and vulnerable to human hunters and wild predators that are taking advantage of increased access to the back [...]

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Could RCMP try to recover part of Monty Robinson’s salary?

July 22, 2012
Could RCMP try to recover part of Monty Robinson’s salary?

He’ll be sentenced next Friday, but that likely won’t be the last we’ve heard of now-former RCMP officer Monty Robinson. Many unanswered questions remain, such as what will his pension package look like, and will the force try to reclaim any of the disgraced officer’s salary, dating back to 2008. Speaking on CKNW’s The World [...]

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LIONS POLL: Should an open-to-the-sky BC Place be the priority on game nights?

July 6, 2012

What’s your take on an open-air BC Place Stadium on B.C. Lions game nights? Is it the first option for a better fan experience, even if the weather outside is unsettled, or do you think that it should remain closed if it gives the home team an advantage over their opponents? Cast your vote here. [...]

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