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Terry Fox organizer inspired as a boy

September 15, 2012

Dave Teixeira recalls as a boy being truly inspired by the sight of a one-legged athlete running through Mississauga, Ont. raising money for cancer research. Today, after moving to Terry Fox’s hometown of Port Coquitlam, Teixeira — now 43 — is organizing Sunday’s 32nd annual Terry Fox Hometown Run. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Walk aims to raise awareness of female feticide

September 15, 2012

It’s a world problem — and it’s happening here in Canada… That from the organizer of a gathering in Surrey Saturday, aimed at addressing the issue of female feticide. Lucky Gill is hoping the 2nd Annual Global Walk for Missing Girls can help spread awareness. “It’s not a culture, a country or a community’s problem… [...]

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Crop failure dooms Saltspring Island apple festival

September 6, 2012

The 14th annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival has been cancelled due to a near island-wide crop failure, according to organizer Harry Burton. Cool, wet weather during early May disrupted pollination, Burton said. The island’s 16 orchards were also hit with a crippling infestation of tent caterpillars that stripped many trees of their leaves just [...]

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Crop failure dooms Saltspring Island apple festival

September 6, 2012
Crop failure dooms Saltspring Island apple festival

The 14th annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival has been cancelled due to a near island-wide crop failure, according to organizer Harry Burton. Global TV BC News

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Former NDP and COPE organizer pleads guilty to sex charges

August 8, 2012
Former NDP and COPE organizer pleads guilty to sex charges

A former political organizer of several Vancouver City councillors and the federal NDP has pleaded guilty to six charges relating to the knifepoint sexual assaults of four young girls. CBC | British Columbia News

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