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Facebook anti-Enbridge sign backlash hits B.C. village

July 19, 2013
Facebook anti-Enbridge sign backlash hits B.C. village

A sign opposing the Enbridge pipeline in Burns Lake, B.C. has gone viral on Facebook after the Dogwood Initiative erroneously claimed the sign’s owner was ordered to remove it. CBC | British Columbia News

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Facebook police punch video sparks Port Moody probe

July 8, 2013
Facebook police punch video sparks Port Moody probe

Port Moody police say they are investigating an incident at the Golden Spike pub after a video was posted on Facebook that appears to show an officer punching a handcuffed man and throwing him to the ground. CBC | British Columbia News

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North Van teen became suicidal after ‘brutal,’ anonymous cyberbullying on social media site, mom says

June 23, 2013

When a North Vancouver mom saw her teenage daughter’s Facebook profile, she could hardly believe the vicious comments written about her child. “You dress like a slut” and “Can I f— you before you die?” were just a couple of the dozens of disturbing messages posted on the 15-year-old’s Facebook profile. The Province – News [...]

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Twitter to open Vancouver office

June 20, 2013
Twitter to open Vancouver office

Social media site Twitter is set to open a Vancouver office, joining digital giants Facebook, Hootsuite, Amazon and Microsoft in establishing a B.C. branch. CBC | British Columbia News

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Vancouver teacher admits to duct-taping mouths of chatty students

June 19, 2013
Vancouver teacher admits to duct-taping mouths of chatty students

A Vancouver high school teacher has admitted to literally shutting-up chatty students. The Teachers Regulation Branch says Margo Anne Fowler had three students at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School duct-tape their mouths shut when they were talking in her class. Two of the students were in grade eight, one was in grade ten. A resolution [...]

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