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Filipino-Canadians divided over Mable Elmore-Gabby Kalaw battle in Vancouver-Kensington

November 9, 2012

A showdown between two Filipino-Canadian politicians—and a clash of views within the Filipino community about ethnicity in politics—is on in one of the most multicultural neighbourhoods in Vancouver. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Mapping Metro Vancouver’s Halloween hot spots

November 1, 2012

A Vancouver architecture firm is hoping to use the power of social media tonight to figure out what generations of kids have long wondered: Which neighbourhoods are the best for trick or treating? Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Help map Metro Vancouver’s Halloween hot spots

October 31, 2012

A Vancouver architecture firm is hoping to use the power of social media tonight to figure out what generations of kids have long wondered: Which neighbourhoods are the best for trick or treating? Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Cost-saving could yield $41 million for TransLink: audit

October 17, 2012

A B.C. audit suggests TransLink could find another $ 41 million in cost efficiencies, but some mayors argue the potential savings would come at the expense of reducing service on the backs of transit-deficient suburban neighbourhoods. The audit, released Tuesday, suggests 27 cost-saving measures for the beleaguered transportation authority, which include $ 1.1 million in [...]

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Gregor Robertson says misinformation, exaggeration behind affordable housing controversy

October 13, 2012

Misinformation and exaggeration have encouraged negative reaction to a city-driven proposal to develop high-density affordable housing along Vancouver’s major arterial streets, Mayor Gregor Robertson said Friday. “I think there is exaggeration about our city being immediately filled by large buildings throughout our neighbourhoods. That is not what is happening here,” Robertson told reporters at a [...]

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