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Local businesses reel from the lack of sports action in Vancouver

November 20, 2012
Local businesses reel from the lack of sports action in Vancouver

With the BC Lions’ loss to the Calgary Stampeders in the Western Division final yesterday, there are no longer any professional sports teams playing in the city. Global TV BC News

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Planning failure, lack of tools blamed for search and rescue volunteer’s death

November 16, 2012

A few tragic minutes on a rescue boat have rattled B.C.’s search-and-rescue program and prompted calls from a grieving family for better equipment. Search volunteer Sheilah Sweatman was killed when her leg became entangled in a steel cable on a small boat in a river near Creston last year. Investigators concluded that using the cable [...]

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Lack of planning, support, for kids in care

November 16, 2012
Lack of planning, support, for kids in care

BC’S Independent Representative for Children and Youth has issued a report on suicide and self-harm by youth in government care, and she says more could have been done to help them. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond looked at 15 youths who committed suicide and another 74 who harmed themselves over a three year period beginning in 2007. [...]

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A river nearly ran dry: Anger grows over lack of action on B.C. water levels

October 14, 2012

Salmon are slowly making their way up the Cowichan River to spawning grounds after a pulse of water was released from the upstream weir by Catalyst Paper this week. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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NDP pointing the finger at the BC Liberals over lack of skilled miners

October 13, 2012
NDP pointing the finger at the BC Liberals over lack of skilled miners

The NDP says the BC Liberals have only themselves to blame for the lack of skilled miners in the province. Mining critic Doug Donaldson reacting to news hundreds of temporary workers from china will be brought in to work in a new coal mine in North East BC: “It’s not the companies at fault and [...]

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