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National day of action planned to support women’s right for safe, legal abortions

October 20, 2012
National day of action planned to support women’s right for safe, legal abortions

All women should have access to a safe and legal abortion.  That’s the message of a National Day of Action Saturday aimed at promoting women’s rights. It’s being organized by the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, who claims many women are forced to travel long distances to have the operation. “Abortion is not a thing [...]

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Vigils planned in Coquitlam, Surrey and around the world for Amanda Todd

October 20, 2012
Vigils planned in Coquitlam, Surrey and around the world for Amanda Todd

Hundreds of people in more than 40 cities around the world are expected to light candles tonight to remember bullying victim Amanda Todd and to take a quiet stand against the kind of torment that led her to take her own life. Global TV BC News

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Gatherings planned in Surrey, Victoria and around the world for Amanda Todd

October 19, 2012

Gatherings are being held across Canada and around the world today to remember bullying victims, including Port Coquitlam teenager Amanda Todd who committed suicide last week. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Celebrity actors lend support to B.C. pipeline protest planned for Monday in Victoria

October 16, 2012

Mark Ruffalo, Daryl Hannah, Ellen Page and several other well-known celebrities added their support Tuesday to a planned demonstration against pipelines from Alberta’s oil sands to the B.C. coast. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Craft beer mega-plex planned for historic Salt Building

October 16, 2012

Calgary-based Craft Beer Market, Restaurant + Bar will open a new 350-seat restaurant in Vancouver’s historic Salt Building next summer and instantly become the city’s biggest taproom. The iconic 1930 salt packing plant has been mostly unused since it was resurrected as a social hub in the heart of the Olympic Village during the 2010 [...]

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