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North Shore considering policing options

October 18, 2012

The three municipalities on the North Shore continue to take a look at dropping the RCMP and moving to another policing option. North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton says they are still trying to determine the cost benefits, if any, of moving away from the mounties and sharing the West Vancouver police instead.   But he [...]

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North Vancouver’s Filip Peliwo Canada’s junior athlete of the year

October 18, 2012

North Vancouver’s Filip Peliwo was named Canada’s junior athlete of the year Wednesday, beating out ski jumper Alexandra Pretorius and wrestler Dorothy Yeats for the honour at the Canadian Sport Awards. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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David H. T. Wong illustrates Chinese history in North America with Escape to Gold Mountain

October 18, 2012

David H. T. Wong says he dreamed of having a career as a cartoonist starting when he was a child growing up on Vancouver’s East Side. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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City seeks public input on future of Robson St.and north plaza of Vancouver Art Gallery

October 15, 2012
City seeks public input on future of Robson St.and north plaza of Vancouver Art Gallery

Public meetings are being staged by the City of Vancouver this week to gather input into the future of the 800-block Robson Street outside the Vancouver Art Galley and the north plaza, which used to be a lawn but is now a wood-chip-covered wasteland fronting Georgia Street. Global TV BC News

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Vancouver second most traffic congested city in North America: report

October 14, 2012

Traffic congestion in the Metro Vancouver area continues to be the second worst in North America after Los Angeles, according to a quarterly report by TomTom, a navigation and map supply company based in Amsterdam. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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