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Vancouver mayor absent at Grey Cup press conference

March 9, 2013
Vancouver mayor absent at Grey Cup press conference

Vancouver will host the 2014 Grey Cup, and while that is big news for the City, no one from the City was actually present at the press conference Friday morning. Premier Christy Clark was at the press conference. Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson was not invited to the event, says the BC Lions, but Robe Global [...]

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Christy Clark liberally shares the credit, touts the benefits as Lions, Vancouver get set to host Grey Cup 2014

March 9, 2013
Christy Clark liberally shares the credit, touts the benefits as Lions, Vancouver get set to host Grey Cup 2014

B.C. Premier Christy Clark maintained Friday that the public subsidy of $ 2.7 million, allocated in the provincial budget for the 2014 Grey Cup game and festival, will create jobs and have a ripple effect in the Vancouver economy many times greater than its weight. Global TV BC News

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BC Lions leave Mayor Gregor Robertson and his council out of official 2014 Grey Cup announcement

March 9, 2013

Mayor Gregor Robertson is downplaying an apparent snub by BC Lions officials, who didn’t invite his council to the official announcement awarding the 2014 Grey Cup to Vancouver. It is basic protocol for the city council that hosts a Grey Cup to share the spotlight when the event — which relies on city infrastructure and [...]

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Vancouver to host Grey Cup in 2014

March 8, 2013
Vancouver to host Grey Cup in 2014

Vancouver will host the 2014 Grey Cup games, the CFL announced on Friday. CBC | British Columbia News

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Doctor questions BC’s spending priorities

March 8, 2013

Ongoing overcrowding at hospitals across British Columbia again have emergency room doctors questioning the priorities of the provincial government. Doctor David Haughton, who’s the President of the BC Medical Association’s Emergency Medicine section, admits it’s frustrating to see money being spent on hosting next month’s Times of India Film Awards and next year’s Grey Cup. “Well, [...]

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