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Downtown Victoria ‘charity muggers’ rankle city councillor

November 15, 2012

Some call it “chugging” – short for charity mugging. Wearing brightly coloured, logo-emblazoned bibs, paid canvassers stand on street corners, wave as you walk by and ask you to talk to them. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Cuts to Kitsilano Coast Guard base rankle

May 19, 2012

The federal government’s surprise decision to close the only Canadian Coast Guard lifeboat station at Canada’s busiest port will put lives at risk, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said Friday. Even with a state-of-the-art hovercraft station located 17 nautical miles away on Sea Island in Richmond, the closure of the Kitsilano station in False Creek is [...]

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