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Moose that strolled through Smithers Safeway dies in relocation effort

April 12, 2013

Clean up in aisle four! Shoppers got a surprise at a Safeway in Smithers early Wednesday night after a local moose walked through the front door. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C.’s draft species-at-risk plan criticized as ‘hollow’ conservation effort

March 20, 2013

The B.C. government released a draft species-at-risk plan Tuesday that was immediately dismissed by environmentalists as an empty pre-election gesture that offers little for conservation. The draft plan emphasizes that any efforts to save species at risk must “take into consideration social and economic interests.” Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Effort to reach skier in glacier’s crevasse stalled by weather

March 18, 2013
Effort to reach skier in glacier’s crevasse stalled by weather

Bad weather and high avalanche risk are keeping crews from resuming the search for a man who has been trapped in a glacier near Lake Louise, Alta. for six days. CBC | British Columbia News

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Mayor joins effort to save Waldorf Hotel

January 11, 2013

The developer who’s purchased Vancouver’s Waldorf Hotel says he has no plans to tear down the popular music and nightclub venue, but that hasn’t stopped Vancouver’s mayor from jumping on the bandwagon to save the building from the wrecker’s ball. Gregor Robertson says he’s directed the city manager to report back to council with options [...]

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A concerted effort: Vancouver’s classical-music talent scout spots the up-and-comers

December 24, 2012

Leila Getz has earned a formidable reputation for spotting up-and-comers before their big breaks globeandmail – British Columbia

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