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Doin’ it right, put that cigarette down: Vancouver hospital tries to stamp out on-site smoking for good

November 24, 2012

If an upbeat music video filmed in a hospital emergency ward isn’t quirky enough for you, add in a shot of an icy morgue drawer being opened to reveal a skeleton with a cigarette. No one can say the Vancouver Coastal Health authority isn’t taking a creative approach to getting staff, patients and visitors to [...]

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Liquor stores told to take down Christmas decorations after bugs found

November 23, 2012

Employees at public liquor stores have been asked to take down Christmas decorations after bugs were found in them at one location. Oliver Rohls, a spokesman with the BC Government and Service Employees Union, says the order came down this morning from the main office as a precaution after insects were found in a container. [...]

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Gwynne Dyer: Shutting down nuclear power stations is madness

November 22, 2012

More people die from coal pollution each day than have been killed by 50 years of nuclear power operations. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Drunk driving deaths down by 46% in B.C.

November 22, 2012
Drunk driving deaths down by 46% in B.C.

The B.C. government says a tough drunk driving law brought in two years ago has reduced the number of impaired driving deaths in the province by 46 per cent. CBC | British Columbia News

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Drinking and driving related deaths down 46 per cent; new laws credited

November 21, 2012
Drinking and driving related deaths down 46 per cent; new laws credited

The provincial government says Canada’s toughest drinking and driving laws are saving lives. Global TV BC News

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