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Gwaii Haanas legacy totem pole to include earthquake deity

January 2, 2013

The first totem pole to be erected in the Gwaii Haanas region in 130 years will now include a figure of the first nations deity responsible for earthquakes. Residents of Haida Gwaii were reminded of the power of Sacred-One-Standing-And-Moving by a massive quake that shook the islands on Oct. 27 and sent locals heading for [...]

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Man found dead following disturbance in New Westminster

December 27, 2012

New Westminster police confirm a man is dead following some sort of disturbance in a basement suite this morning. They were called out to a home on Colby street at 6:17am. Locals reported some noises and told police they heard four to five “pops”….possible gunfire. Police arrived to find a dead man inside the house. [...]

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Committed locals find body of pregnant teacher, despite RCMP search being called off

December 15, 2012

A group of dedicated searchers refused to give up and found the missing body of a pregnant teacher in the North Thompson River Friday afternoon, a day after RCMP called off their four-day search. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Robert Bateman visits disputed Langley forest

December 2, 2012

A heavyweight in the art world is throwing his support behind efforts to keep Township lands in Glen Valley from being sold.Nature painter Robert Bateman was doing a tour of Western Canadian art galleries when he made some time to tour the woods, known as McLellan Forest by locals, on Thursday. Vancouver Sun – News [...]

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Suburban casino? No dice, Surrey residents say

November 28, 2012

Plans for gambling complex near U.S. border has South Surrey locals worried about perpetuating a seedy reputation globeandmail – British Columbia

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