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Vancouver pop duo first female-fronted group to win the top prize in B.C. music competition

November 23, 2012

Vancouver pop-rock duo Dear Rouge stole the spotlight at the Peak Performance Project concert finale Thursday night at the Commodore Ballroom, walking away with an oversized novelty cheque worth $ 102,700. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. community group wants action over ‘suicide pact’

November 23, 2012
B.C. community group wants action over ‘suicide pact’

Dozens of children, mostly aboriginals, formed a suicide pact in a downtown Vancouver community earlier this year that prompted police to step in and have some of them hospitalized for their own safety. Global TV BC News

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Plans for formation of an advocacy group

November 22, 2012
Plans for formation of an advocacy group

The families of British Columbians killed or seriously hurt by police are meeting this weekend with hopes of setting up an advocacy group for people like them. “I don’t think they should be investigating themselves and I mean, I think they should just go through the system like every other citizen does.” Al Wright’s son [...]

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New Westminster parent group asks province to intervene with debt-ridden school board

November 18, 2012

Parents at New Westminster secondary school have expressed non-confidence in the board of education following its third deficit in recent years and appealed to the province for immediate intervention. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. group asks Facebook to safeguard kids from online predators

November 15, 2012

A group of prominent British Columbians launched a campaign Wednesday calling on Facebook to introduce security measures to protect underage children from predators who troll the site looking for potential victims. The announcement came on the same day Facebook unveiled an anti-bullying initiative in partnership with Family Channel, PREVNet, Concerned Children’s Advertisers, Kids Help Phone, [...]

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