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Floods ebbing in eastern B.C. but alerts remain in effect

June 22, 2013
Floods ebbing in eastern B.C. but alerts remain in effect

Local states of emergency continue in B.C.’s Elk Valley region, near the Alberta border, and several highway routes to Alberta remain closed after this week’s widespread flooding. CBC | British Columbia News

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Metro Vancouver sprinkling restrictions in effect; ignorance can lead to fines

June 9, 2013

Metro Vancouver water reservoirs are near capacity but that doesn’t mean anyone in the region can ignore lawn sprinkling restrictions that went into effect June 1. With a summer that’s expected to be hotter and drier than normal, it’s even more important to follow the rules that restrict sprinkling to mornings only from 4 a.m. [...]

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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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Act giving first responders peace of mind takes effect March 2

February 1, 2013

For Surrey firefighter Mark McRae, it’s just what the doctor ordered. The 40-year-old McRae was joined by other firefighters, police officers and paramedics in downtown Vancouver Thursday at a news conference in support of new legislation that gives first responders peace of mind about potential disease exposure. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Greeks defence lawyer exercising with juror had no effect on trial, says judge

December 27, 2012

Actions of Queen’s counsel and jury member were ‘inappropriate.’ A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled that, while inappropriate, a juror and defence lawyer exchanging workout tips while exercising together at the YMCA did not influence the outcome of the Greeks murder trial. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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