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Walk aims to raise awareness of female feticide

September 15, 2012

It’s a world problem — and it’s happening here in Canada… That from the organizer of a gathering in Surrey Saturday, aimed at addressing the issue of female feticide. Lucky Gill is hoping the 2nd Annual Global Walk for Missing Girls can help spread awareness. “It’s not a culture, a country or a community’s problem… [...]

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Canada’s largest public sector union to hold day of action Saturday

September 15, 2012

Thousands are expected at nationwide rallies Saturday — as members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada fight planned cuts. New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart says local rallies are planned for Vancouver and Surrey. “Speaking out really against the public sector service cuts that we’ve been having, really that the Harper government’s been inflicting on [...]

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Doan staying with Coyotes

September 15, 2012

Perhaps his loyalty to Phoenix was too strong. Veteran NHL star Shane Doan has signed a four-year deal with the Coyotes. Hopes he’d become a Canuck were quashed earlier today when the team agreed to pay Alex Burrows 18-million dollars to keep the 31-year old left winger in Vancouver. No word yet on how much [...]

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Coroner’s jury says keep Kits Coast Guard base open

September 15, 2012
Coroner’s jury says keep Kits Coast Guard base open

A coroner’s jury has made four recommendations, after an inquest into the December 2010 death of 35-year old John Jason Erslavas. Erslavas was under the influence of cocaine and methamphetamines when he was confronted by Vancouver Police near Canada Place. He was acting erratically, apparently threatening to hurt someone. When police approached him, he jumped [...]

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Big names to play Stanley Park

September 14, 2012
Big names to play Stanley Park

A Vancouver-based musician is hours from hosting the largest concert ever at Stanley Park. Sarah McLachlan and friends,including Bryan Adams, Jann Arden, Stevie Nicks and former President Bill Clinton have come together to raise money for McLachlan’s ten year old school of music. “There’s a great deal of excitement about him coming and he’s one [...]

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