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Vancouver first city to use recycled plastic in asphalt

November 15, 2012
Vancouver first city to use recycled plastic in asphalt

Vancouver will be the first-ever city to use blue box recycled plastics as asphalt mix on the city’s roads, in a move engineers say is a green step forward. 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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Vancouver’s business elite to sleep on city streets to raise money for Covenant House

November 15, 2012
Vancouver’s business elite to sleep on city streets to raise money for Covenant House

As the sun sets tomorrow night, corporate CEOs and executives, politicians and other prominent people, will be sleeping on the streets in Vancouver and across North America. Global TV BC News

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Rezoning critics to rally at Vancouver City Hall

November 15, 2012

A protest opposing massive property redevelopments in Vancouver neighbourhoods is planned for Friday (November 16) outside city hall. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Former city councilor proposes free transit in downtown Vancouver

November 15, 2012
Former city councilor proposes free transit in downtown Vancouver

Transit fares in Metro Vancouver are going up. Translink says the fares have to go up to cover costs and fund improvements. But one former Vancouver city councillor has a different idea. Global TV BC News

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