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Maine, Maryland say yes to gay marriage, Washington, Colorado legalize pot in historic votes

November 7, 2012
Maine, Maryland say yes to gay marriage, Washington, Colorado legalize pot in historic votes

Voters a continent apart made history Tuesday on two divisive social issues, with Maine becoming the first state to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington state becoming the first to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Global TV BC News

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Whitecaps eye historic playoff berth in clash with Timbers

October 21, 2012
Whitecaps eye historic playoff berth in clash with Timbers

The Whitecaps are one win away from becoming the first Canadian team to make the Major League Soccer playoffs and they can accomplish that feat at home on Sunday. CBC | British Columbia News

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Craft beer mega-plex planned for historic Salt Building

October 16, 2012

Calgary-based Craft Beer Market, Restaurant + Bar will open a new 350-seat restaurant in Vancouver’s historic Salt Building next summer and instantly become the city’s biggest taproom. The iconic 1930 salt packing plant has been mostly unused since it was resurrected as a social hub in the heart of the Olympic Village during the 2010 [...]

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Vancouver council makes ‘historic’ move toward shark fin ban

September 19, 2012

Vancouver city council voted unanimously Tuesday to start work on what could become a region wide ban on the sale and trade of shark fins. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Vancouver council makes ‘historic’ move toward shark fin ban

September 19, 2012
Vancouver council makes ‘historic’ move toward shark fin ban

The City of Vancouver will work with neighbouring municipalities to develop a ban on the sale of shark-fin products, mayor and council agreed Tuesday. Global TV BC News

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