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Co-chair of BC Health Coalition says wheelchair fees ill-advised

June 8, 2013
Co-chair of BC Health Coalition says wheelchair fees ill-advised

The co-chair of an organization which promotes the public health care system and advocates for its expansion is speaking out against wheelchair fees proposed by two local health authorities. Rick Turner with the BC Health Coalition says the fees from Fraser and Vancouver Coastal Health might seem minimal, but not to a senior on a [...]

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RCMP look for hit and run driver who sends 5-year-old to hospital

June 8, 2013
RCMP look for hit and run driver who sends 5-year-old to hospital

The RCMP is trying to locate the driver involved in a hit and run which sent a toddler to hospital yesterday afternoon. The five-year-old boy is being treated in the Intensive Care Unit for serious head injuries. Corporal Bert Paquet says it happened at 161 Street and 92nd Avenue in Surrey around 3:00. He says [...]

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Vancouver Police ask for help to find missing man

June 1, 2013

The Vancouver Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing elderly man. Sergeant Randy Fincham says 82-year-old Robert Clough was last seen Friday morning leaving his care home around 57th Avenue and Cambie Street. The senior is described as Caucasian, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 250 pounds. He is balding with grey [...]

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New area code for B-C takes effect tomorrow

June 1, 2013
New area code for B-C takes effect tomorrow

BC’s new area code takes effect tomorrow. 2-3-6 will be province-wide, but will be given out gradually. It will only be available to residents or businesses acquiring new phone numbers in areas where there is no longer a sufficient supply of numbers within the existing area codes. There will be no changes to existing phone [...]

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Families pay company to search for missing Langley teens

May 2, 2013

The families of two teenage hockey teammates from Langley have hired a private company to search for their bodies after an RCMP dive team failed to find any trace of the boys last week in a lake east of Merritt. Their families are hoping a private firm will be able to locate the teens — [...]

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