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Flood watches in B.C. limited to smaller creeks

June 20, 2013

Southeastern B.C. residents cautioned to watch water flows, but worst of rains found east of Rockies in Alberta globeandmail – British Columbia

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Vancouverites ‘might have to learn to live with rats’ as population scurries upwards: Expert

June 12, 2013

Vancouver’s rat population is growing and no neighbourhood is immune to the rodents and their pesky and dirty ways. Dr. Rana Sarfraz, a UBC ecologist and expert on pests, said that Vancouver’s rat problem has been getting worse in recent years and it’s not limited to the downtown core. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Threat from SARS-like virus growing

May 30, 2013
Threat from SARS-like virus growing

The World Health Organization is calling it “a  threat to the entire world.” Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome — or MERS — has sickened about 40 people worldwide — killing about half of them. There have been no reported cases in North America, but BC’s top doctor says health officials here are on alert. Doctor Perry [...]

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Ikea in contract talks with Teamsters

May 30, 2013
Ikea in contract talks with Teamsters

It looks like some assembly may be required as things get tense in a labour dispute between some 300 union workers and management at the Richmond Ikea. Manager Janet McGowan says the store has been operating on limited hours as Teamsters take job action. But McGowan says they will now play hardball by gradually reducing [...]

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Navigation officer blames other boat, visibility for deadly BC ferry crash

February 19, 2013

A B.C. Supreme Court trial has heard that minutes after a B.C. Ferry slammed into an island, the man who was navigating the ship blamed another boat and limited visibility. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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