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Burnaby bear sent packing

September 15, 2012

The forest surrounding Harrison Lake is the new home for a three-year old black bear that roamed neighbourhoods in North Burnaby for much of yesterday. Conservation Officer Jack Trudgin says the animal was released there last evening after being found in a tree near Springer and Lougheed. “This is the first time this bear has been [...]

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Doan staying with Coyotes

September 15, 2012

Perhaps his loyalty to Phoenix was too strong. Veteran NHL star Shane Doan has signed a four-year deal with the Coyotes. Hopes he’d become a Canuck were quashed earlier today when the team agreed to pay Alex Burrows 18-million dollars to keep the 31-year old left winger in Vancouver. No word yet on how much [...]

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BREAKING: 24 hour occupation at Kits Coast Guard base

September 15, 2012

About a dozen activists, including the President of the BC Federation of Labour, are staging a 24 hour sit-in at the Ktsilano Coast Guard station. The federal government has ordered closure of Kits base. Political consultant Bill Tieleman has been working with the coast guard union. He says some pleasure boaters, tugboat operators fishermen are [...]

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Is the expertise worth the money?

September 14, 2012
Is the expertise worth the money?

With the BC government crying poverty and talking about austerity, does it make sense to pay a retired civil servant 250-thousand dollars a year to provide advice? That’s what NDP house leader John Horgan is asking about George MacMinn, the retired clerk of the legislature is being paid five hundred thousand dollars over two years [...]

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Combination arson/stabbing in Fairview

September 14, 2012
Combination arson/stabbing in Fairview

One man’s in hospital, another’s in jail after an arson in Vancouver’s Fairview neighbourhood. Police first got a call of a fire and stabbing in the 21-hundred block of Fir Street about 7:30. When they arrived, they found a 59-year old man with stab wounds to his shoulder and a commercial building on fire. That blaze is [...]

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