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Thieves stealing storm drain covers, say Vancouver police

November 24, 2012
Thieves stealing storm drain covers, say Vancouver police

Vancouver police say thieves have stolen more than 100 storm drain covers this year, leaving pedestrians at risk of walking blindly into a gaping hole. CBC | British Columbia News

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Thieves steal Vancouver storm-drain covers

November 24, 2012

Pedestrians should look right, left — and down — before stepping off a curb to cross the street. Metal thieves are targeting the heavy storm-drain covers located next to curbs and in alleys, leaving pedestrians at risk of stepping into holes that are difficult to see on dark, rainy days. The Province – News / [...]

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Review underway after boy snatched during supervised visit

November 21, 2012
Review underway after boy snatched during supervised visit

B.C.’s Minister for Children and Families Stephanie Cadieux says a review is underway after a three-year-old boy was snatched by his father during a supervised visit and taken over the border into Montana. “The reality of supervised visits is that they take place in a variety of settings. They may be in the community, they [...]

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Age, family history among risk factors for prostate cancer

November 20, 2012

Dr. Michael Cox with the Vancouver Prostate Centre says the average diagnosis is among men in their sixties. If you have a brother, father, or uncle with prostate cancer, it puts you at higher risk. News1130: Recent News Articles

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WorkSafeBC orders cleanups after hazardous wood dust levels found at forest manufacturers

November 20, 2012

A second phase of inspections following two deadly sawmill explosions earlier this year found nearly 60 per cent of forestry plants had levels of dust putting them at risk of fire or explosion, according to WorkSafeBC records. Inspections last spring targeted sawmills. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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