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Canada honours fallen with Remembrance Day services

November 11, 2012
Canada honours fallen with Remembrance Day services

A large hushed crowd converged around the National War Memorial in Ottawa on a chilly Sunday as the country paused for a moment to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  Global TV BC News

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Goals galore as Portland Winterhawks down Vancouver Giants 9-5

November 10, 2012

The Pacific Coliseum sound system picked a poor night to be on the fritz, considering how many goals John Ashbridge had to announce. A crowd of 7,318 had to listen to the muffled tones of Ashbridge, the venerable public address announcer, call out a whopping 14 markers Friday, as neither starting goalie finished in the [...]

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On tonight’s menu: grilled Mayor

November 8, 2012
On tonight’s menu: grilled Mayor

Vancouver’s Mayor was grilled at a West End town hall meeting. On Kinder Morgan’s pipeline plans, Gregor Robertson says the city is looking at a new bylaw he calls a game changer. Robertson says the proposed bylaw would require oil carriers to have massive liability insurance in case of a spill. The crowd also pressed [...]

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Online vigilantes can slow police investigations, UBC study on Stanley Cup riot concludes

November 1, 2012

Online vigilantes such as those who took part in the name-and-shame-athon after the 2011 Stanley Cup riot may believe they are helping police round up criminals. But experts say this crowd-sourced policing is heralding a new age of e-justice that can slow down an investigation, particularly with the proliferation of so many fake or doctored [...]

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Anti-bullying workshop gathers sold-out crowd in Coquitlam

October 25, 2012
Anti-bullying workshop gathers sold-out crowd in Coquitlam

Parents and educators packed into the Terry Fox Auditorium last night for a chance to learn more about how to deal with bullying. Global TV BC News

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