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Vancouver luxury hotels ranked first, second in Canada on inaugural top 10 list

July 30, 2013

WASHINGTON – The two best hotels in Canada are located in Vancouver, according to U.S. News & World Report, ranking the Fairmont Pacific Rim at No. 1 and the Rosewood Hotel Georgia No. 2. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Surrey politicians also stay in hotels during Federation of Canadian Municipalities Convention

June 4, 2013
Surrey politicians also stay in hotels during Federation of Canadian Municipalities Convention

Coquitlam mayor and councillors weren’t the only civic politicians who chose not to commute to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities meeting in Vancouver. Surrey Councillor Barinder Rasode says her fellow council members and Mayor Dianne Watts all chose to stay in Vancouver hotels.   However, she understands the concerns raised about the way taxpayers’ money is [...]

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Housing options have changed in 22 years but people still sleep on the street

May 11, 2013

Shawna Taylor has called the Downtown Eastside home for 30 years, but during those decades she has not always had a safe, clean home. She has survived homeless shelters and decrepit, scary SRO hotels where she often slept with a knife under her pillow; she now lives in a small apartment with her own kitchen [...]

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Red carpet rolled out for Vancouver Bollywood gala

April 7, 2013
Red carpet rolled out for Vancouver Bollywood gala

The Times of India Film Awards main event is Saturday night in Vancouver, and fans have been crowding outside downtown hotels for days with the hopes of catching a glimpse of their favourite celebrities. CBC | British Columbia News

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Renovated Rainier Hotel’s 40-bed facility is closing after government cuts

February 20, 2013
Renovated Rainier Hotel’s 40-bed facility is closing after government cuts

Some of the city’s most vulnerable women are mourning the loss of a popular support and treatment program. Global TV BC News

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