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Bowen Island residents rally against proposed cuts to ferry service

January 20, 2014

Ferry-dependent residents across the coast are fighting to prevent cuts to BC Ferries service to their communities. Nearly half the voting residents of Bowen Island have signed a petition against ferry cuts to the Metro Vancouver municipality, says a petition organizer, and locals on the Sunshine Coast rallied Saturday to protest service cuts proposed by [...]

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Bowen Island mayor tells resident to ‘shut up’ at council meeting

October 17, 2013
Bowen Island mayor tells resident to ‘shut up’ at council meeting

A Bowen Island municipal councillor is calling for an apology from the mayor after he told a member of the public to ‘shut up’ during a council meeting this week. CBC | British Columbia News

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Photos: Lions Bay home with views from every room

September 5, 2013

This one-of-a-kind wraparound waterfront property listed at $ 5.98 million boasts spectacular ocean vistas to Anvil, Gambier, Keats, Bowyer and Bowen Islands. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Plans for private docks spark outrage on Bowen Island

May 22, 2013

When construction on the first of four private docks began at an exclusive waterfront development on the southwestern tip of Bowen Island earlier this month, some residents of the idyllic island were shocked. Now, roughly a quarter of the island’s residents have signed a petition to “Stop the Docks” being built by those set to [...]

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Accused bank robber nabbed after returning to the scene

March 13, 2013

A need for reassurance and approval was the ultimate downfall for a man now accused of robbing a Victoria bank. Police say he approached a teller at a downtown Scotiabank branch and, after conducting a transaction, mumbled something to her.  Spokesman Bowen Osoko says the man then said he had just tried to rob her, and [...]

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