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Cycling advocates call for ‘rolling stops’ at intersections

February 27, 2013
Cycling advocates call for ‘rolling stops’ at intersections

Cycling advocates call for ‘rolling stops’ at intersections Cycling advocates in the Greater Vancouver area say it may be time to look at allowing rolling stops for people riding bicycles into traffic intersections. According to Erin O’Mellin, a spokeswoman for HUB, an advocacy cycling group in the Greater V Global TV BC News

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Throne Speech childcare pledges too vague, advocacy groups say

February 13, 2013

Organizers of $ 10-a-day daycare plan want to see political will behind promises globeandmail – British Columbia

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Reduction in Vancouver shelter beds puts homeless at risk in winter weather, advocacy group says

December 28, 2012
Reduction in Vancouver shelter beds puts homeless at risk in winter weather, advocacy group says

Fears about the availability of shelter space for Vancouver’s homeless population persist, as the number of people living on the street doubled in 2012 compared with 2011.  Global TV BC News

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Reduction in Vancouver shelter beds puts homeless at risk in winter weather, advocacy group says

December 28, 2012

Fears about the availability of shelter space for Vancouver’s homeless population persist, as the number of people living on the street doubled in 2012 compared with 2011. The homeless are also facing fewer temporary shelter beds, with the reduction to 60 spaces from a 2011 peak of 240 at the low-barrier First United Church shelter [...]

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Advocacy group aims to speak for families who’ve lost a loved one in altercations with police

November 26, 2012

Al Wright wishes he’d had somewhere to turn for support after the 2010 shooting death of his son by Langley RCMP officers. That’s why he has helped the B.C. Civil Liberties Association put together an advocacy group to help families who have lost a loved one as a result of police action or while in [...]

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