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Stephen Quinn: From seasonal feasts, year-round friends

November 24, 2012

A tightly-knit neighbourhood sewn together by a holiday tradition – the dine around globeandmail – British Columbia

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Children’s rights advocate talks teen suicide among aboriginals

November 24, 2012
Children’s rights advocate talks teen suicide among aboriginals

B.C.’s children’s rights watchdog has some insight on suicide among First Nations teens. This, after news of heavy drinking, self-harm and a suicide pact surfaced in Vancouver’s Grandview-Woodlands neighbourhood. Mary-Ellen Turpel-Lafond says these kids often deal with the effects still felt in their families about their treatment at residential schools.         “They frequently, not always, but [...]

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Neighbours applaud plan to seize Hells Angels clubhouse

November 22, 2012
Neighbours applaud plan to seize Hells Angels clubhouse

People living near the Hells Angels clubhouse in Kelowna say while they wouldn’t be sad to see the headquarters shut down, the clubhouse does provide some security for the neighbourhood. CBC | British Columbia News

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Oak Bay residents furious over response time to water main break

November 22, 2012
Oak Bay residents furious over response time to water main break

People in Oak Bay on Vancouver Island are cleaning up after a burst water main sent water flooding through their neighbourhood for hours yesterday. The water is gone now, but the damage remains. Global TV BC News

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Musqueam Band proposes development on University Endowment Lands

November 21, 2012

The Musqueam Indian Band is looking to set a new standard in community consultation as it moves forward with plans to redevelop 22 acres of what was once a regional park in the University Endowment Lands into a mixed-used neighbourhood that will include new housing, retail space and a 120-room hotel. “I think a lot [...]

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