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B.C. paraplegic skier gets National Geographic nod

November 10, 2012
B.C. paraplegic skier gets National Geographic nod

A paraplegic skier from Kimberley, B.C., has been shortlisted for National Geographic’s adventurer of the year. CBC | British Columbia News

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Rash of smartphone thefts in Richmond part of a growing national and international problem

November 3, 2012

The targets are usually young Asian females, approached by young men who ask to borrow their smartphones, then flee with the expensive devices. Scenarios like that have played out in Richmond 16 times since mid-September, but Vancouver police say phone theft is a rapidly increasing problem nationally and internationally and is hitting their jurisdiction as [...]

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Number of British Columbians using food banks increasing faster than national average

November 1, 2012

The number of Canadians using food banks is growing, especially in B.C., according to the latest Hunger Report from Food Banks Canada. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Black bear No. 9 killed on tracks in Banff national park near Field, B.C.

October 26, 2012

CALGARY — Parks Canada officials are saddened by the loss of their third bear this month after a black bear was struck by a train Tuesday near Field, B.C. The death of black bear No. 9, an adult male, comes only 21/2 weeks after two grizzly cubs were killed along the tracks Oct. 5, just [...]

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark warns of national crisis over pipeline

October 22, 2012

B.C. Premier invites Redford, Harper to table, backs away from bid for Alberta’s royalties globeandmail РBritish Columbia

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