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Galiano Island sculpture valued at $20,000 and slated for charity auction stolen from studio

November 21, 2012

A sculpture of a bird valued at $ 20,000 that was set for a charity auction has been reported stolen from the artist’s Galiano Island studio. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Sleeping on the street for charity

November 17, 2012
Sleeping on the street for charity

Some high-profile British Columbians spent Thursday night in a Vancouver parking garage, bundled up in sleeping bags on cardboard mats. CBC | British Columbia News

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Downtown Victoria ‘charity muggers’ rankle city councillor

November 15, 2012

Some call it “chugging” – short for charity mugging. Wearing brightly coloured, logo-emblazoned bibs, paid canvassers stand on street corners, wave as you walk by and ask you to talk to them. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Terrace man collects $25 million jackpot, plans to help family and charity

November 11, 2012
Terrace man collects $25 million jackpot, plans to help family and charity

Terrace resident Bob Erb bought the winning ticket, and was presented with a cheque for 25 million dollars earlier today. Global TV BC News

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Photos: Tiny Vancouver trick-or-treaters

November 1, 2012

Kids put on their spookiest costumes to visit the Oakridge Shopping Centre for “Trick or Treat for Charity.” One-dollar donations benefit the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Take a look. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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