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Vancouver teachers, staff to pay for parking, says district

May 9, 2014
Vancouver teachers, staff to pay for parking, says district

Teachers and staff will have to pay for parking at Vancouver schools this September, as part of a plan to help the district cover its $ 11 million budget shortfall. CBC | British Columbia News

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Vancouver school district faces $13.6-million shortfall

April 4, 2014

The Vancouver school district is facing a $ 13.6-million shortfall in next year’s budget, the second-largest shortfall that chairwoman Patti Bacchus has seen during her six years on the board. The shortfall represents about 2.5 per cent of the board’s total operating budget, which was just under $ 500 million for this school year. To [...]

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Vancouver’s shopping district getting major makeover

April 3, 2014
Vancouver’s shopping district getting major makeover

Robson Street is looking increasingly ritzy, with high-end luxury brands rushing to open retail stores in Vancouver’s downtown core. CBC | British Columbia News

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Sewage spill could cost Greater Vancouver district $110,000

March 14, 2014

Spilling 650 cubic metres of raw sewage into the waters off Stanley Park will likely cost the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District $ 110,000. The district pleaded guilty this week to a violation under the Fisheries Act for dumping the untreated waste water into waters frequented by fish — in this case, into the [...]

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Video: Apparently homeless men kicked in groin for money in Vancouver club district

February 7, 2014

Police are investigating a video that has surfaced online of young men kicking people who appear to be homeless on Granville street in Vancouver globeandmail – British Columbia

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