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West End MLA happy Robson Street soon to re-open

November 24, 2012
West End MLA happy Robson Street soon to re-open

The MLA for Vancouver’s West End says it is about time the city re-opened a part of Robson Street to car and bus traffic. The NDP’s Spencer Chandra-Herbert says he’s lobbied city and council on behalf of West End residents who are tired of being on buses routing around the closure.  ”It sounds like the [...]

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North Vancouver board blames province for closure of literacy program in 1990s

November 15, 2012

The North Vancouver board of education is blaming the provincial government for a financial crisis in the 1990s that prompted the closure of a literacy program for learning disabled students and a human-rights complaint from the father of a dyslexic student. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Mine closure, shutdown leave about 80 employees out of work in Merritt, B.C.(2)

November 10, 2012
Mine closure, shutdown leave about 80 employees out of work in Merritt, B.C.(2)

As many as 80 miners in this Interior city are out of work because one local mine has shut down permanently after 50 years of operation and another has been ordered shut down for safety issues. Global TV BC News

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New Westminster SkyTrain station reopened after bomb scare

November 6, 2012
New Westminster SkyTrain station reopened after bomb scare

Another suspicious package triggered the closure of the New Westminster SkyTrain Station, east of Vancouver, for about two hours on Monday night. CBC | British Columbia News

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Foul play not suspected in Skytrain death

November 5, 2012

Transit Police say foul play is not suspected in a deadly medical emergency at Metrotown Skytrain Station just before 11:30 this morning. The death caused the closure of that station and led to lengthy delays. Metrotown has since re-opened and service is back to normal. There is no connection between this incident and the discovery [...]

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