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Pete McMartin: In Metro Vancouver, there are more rich, more poor and less in between

November 23, 2012

Exactly what was lost, and what has changed, is there on the maps. The first, a snapshot of income distribution in Metro Vancouver in 1970, shows a uniform expanse of middle class neighbourhoods. They blanket all of Metro. Small enclaves of rich and poor areas exist within that expanse, but they are anomalies. It was [...]

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U-S marijuana, same-sex votes could have big impact on BC

November 6, 2012

BC’S Tourism Minister admits our tourism industry may suffer if some U-S states de-criminalize marijuana, and more vote to legalize same-sex marriage. Pat Bell says he’s closely watching what happens in California, Washington, Colorado and Oregon. “If the various initiatives pass of course there’s further due diligence that needs to be done in terms of [...]

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Vancouver man suing Avatar director James Cameron scores minor legal victory

October 19, 2012
Vancouver man suing Avatar director James Cameron scores minor legal victory

A Vancouver man who claims director James Cameron used elements of his work in the 2009 blockbuster Avatar scored a minor legal victory this week when Canada’s Federal Court denied a motion by Cameron’s lawyers to have an element of the lawsuit tossed out. Global TV BC News

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Vancouver man suing Avatar director James Cameron scores minor legal victory

October 19, 2012

A Vancouver man who claims director James Cameron used elements of his work in the 2009 blockbuster Avatar scored a minor legal victory this week when Canada’s Federal Court denied a motion by Cameron’s lawyers to have an element of the lawsuit tossed out. Emil Malak claims in the lawsuit that Cameron, film studio 20th [...]

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Dispatchers warn of overcooked turkey dangers

October 6, 2012

Metro Vancouver 9-1-1 dispatchers have a unique addition to a list of household fire hazards. They’re warning people to be careful of kitchen fires caused by overcooked turkeys. Dispatcher Corey Kelso says it may sound like a joke, but it’s actually the leading cause of spikes in 9-1-1 calls over the holidays. He says there [...]

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