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Gary Mason: NDP letter asking for donations has some businesses seeing red

April 20, 2013

Missives sent out by New Democrats provincial secretary ask past Liberal supporters to donate to party to show their ‘commitment to a balanced approach to government’ globeandmail – British Columbia

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Study finds B.C. businesses cash in on quick paybacks when cutting CO2 emissions

April 19, 2013

Businesses can save money and get a solid rate of return on capital investments that cut greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study released Thursday by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). Quick paybacks are available on investments in electricity, heating, transportation and waste management systems, stated the report which was prepared for PICS [...]

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Businesses want to see more police on the street

April 15, 2013
Businesses want to see more police on the street

A new survey says 78 percent of business owners and managers are satisified with the service they get from the Vancouver Police Department. The bad news is that’s a drop of 12 percent since 2011. Some of the big issues for the businesses: response time. How long does it take for police to arrive? The [...]

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Businesses, Board of Trade join forces to combat crime

April 11, 2013
Businesses, Board of Trade join forces to combat crime

The Surrey Board of Trade’s teaming up with the RCMP and the city to help businesses fight crime. Board CEO Anita Huberman says every area of the city is different in terms of what crimes they’re dealing with, “Some businesses have questions about gang related activity in their area; others have questions about break and [...]

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Downtown Eastside businesses take stand against vandals

April 2, 2013
Downtown Eastside businesses take stand against vandals

The Downtown Eastside’s Business Improvement Association is taking a stand against protesters and vandals in the neighbourhood. CBC | British Columbia News

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