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Health Minister announces plan to improve palliative care

March 25, 2013
Health Minister announces plan to improve palliative care

The BC Liberal Government is pledging to spend another chunk of change ahead of the May election — this time to improve palliative care. Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid says $ 8 million will go to improve four hospices in Vancouver and White Rock, while another $ 2 million will fund a centre of excellence. She [...]

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Photos: Diana Krall grooves in Vancouver

February 6, 2013

At her sold-out homecoming show Tuesday in Vancouver, where the Nanaimo-bred superstar jazz singer spends a good chunk of her time with hubby Elvis Costello and their twin sons, Diana Krall was in a nostalgic mood. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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New effort to protect spirit bears

September 15, 2012
New effort to protect spirit bears

A conservation group has bought the hunting rights to a big chunk of the great bear rainforest in an effort to protect BC’s rare spirit bears. The Raincoast Conservation Foundation has purchased a 3,500 square kilometre hunting licence. Raincoast’s Brian Falconer estimates there are 300 to 400 of the black bear subspecies living in the [...]

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Court documents reveal lots of money missing after Edmonton heist

August 11, 2012

Court paperwork unsealed today says there might be a large chunk of missing money out there after the June 15th killing of three armoured car guards in Edmonton.  Travis Baumgartner was arrested late the next day trying to cross into the United States in Sumas.  He was then taken back to Edmonton to face charges. [...]

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Poverty-reduction plan boasts 79 points

July 10, 2012

For Larry Leslie, a book of bus tickets is a big chunk out of the $ 155 he has left to live on once he’s paid rent for his bachelor apartment in a Surrey supportive housing facility. “It’s hard for me, the $ 20 I have to pay every time I buy a book of [...]

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