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Hundreds attend DTES women’s march

September 16, 2012
Hundreds attend DTES women’s march

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Saturday for the sixth annual Women’s Housing March. CBC | British Columbia News

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10 worst household products for greenwashing

September 16, 2012
10 worst household products for greenwashing

Biodegradable, natural and non-toxic are environmentally friendly promises plastered across many household products, but a CBC Marketplace investigation found that a number of them amount to little more than greenwashing. CBC | British Columbia News

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Gang task force members accused of acting like ‘thugs’ in Abbotsford restaurant

September 15, 2012

The acting chair of British Columbia’s multicultural advisory council says he was made to feel like a “second-class citizen” when members of a multi-agency gang task force abruptly ordered him and others out of a restaurant without valid reason and then temporarily detained him in handcuffs when he asked for each of the[...] Vancouver Sun [...]

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NHL lockout all but set with no talks planned

September 15, 2012
NHL lockout all but set with no talks planned

With just hours remaining on the collective bargaining agreement, deputy commissioner Bill Daly told several media outlets that he didn’t expect any formal negotiations to take place before it expired at midnight on Saturday. CBC | British Columbia News

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Protesters stage Coast Guard station sit-in to spur action

September 15, 2012
Protesters stage Coast Guard station sit-in to spur action

Opposition to the planned closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard station continued Saturday afternoon as more than a dozen people — including union leaders, fishermen and boat operators — staged a sit-in at the facility. CBC | British Columbia News

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