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Fire destroys major building, forces evacuation in Bella Bella

July 12, 2013

A fire in Bella Bella early Friday destroyed an important building and forced the evacuation of the local hospital and several residences. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Association of Major Power Customers fears expected hydro rate hikes will hurt BC’s competitiveness

July 12, 2013

A warning that BC’s economic competitiveness will be hurt by expected hikes in hydro rates. Richard Stout with the Association of Major Power Customers of BC says industries here face competitors in other countries with low operating and labour costs. He says about the only thing to offset that has been low electricity costs since [...]

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Minister surprised BC Hydro not ready for major disaster

July 4, 2013

Energy Minister Bill Bennett admits he was taken aback after an internal audit revealed BC Hydro is not ready for a major disaster. “I’m surprised that they’re not further along with disaster prepardness….I’m relatively new to the file, I think I’ve been on the file for about a month, this is not the first surprise [...]

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Vancouver to host major HIV-AIDS conference in 2015

July 3, 2013

International conference will bring up to 6,000 people to host city in July, 2015 globeandmail – British Columbia

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Major Vancouver commuter corridor closed for next year

June 24, 2013
Major Vancouver commuter corridor closed for next year

Commuters coming into downtown Vancouver from the east could be in for a headache today, the first day of a year-long closure of a major traffic corridor. CBC | British Columbia News

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