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Children’s rights advocate talks teen suicide among aboriginals

November 24, 2012
Children’s rights advocate talks teen suicide among aboriginals

B.C.’s children’s rights watchdog has some insight on suicide among First Nations teens. This, after news of heavy drinking, self-harm and a suicide pact surfaced in Vancouver’s Grandview-Woodlands neighbourhood. Mary-Ellen Turpel-Lafond says these kids often deal with the effects still felt in their families about their treatment at residential schools.         “They frequently, not always, but [...]

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Vancouver mayor says new Port Mann won’t solve congestion

November 24, 2012
Vancouver mayor says new Port Mann won’t solve congestion

Vancouver’s mayor says the new Port Mann won’t solve any traffic woes, ahead of the bridge’s December opening. Gregor Robertson says transit is the backbone of any strategy to move people from the city and into the farther regions of Metro Vancouver. Robertson was asked if building a bigger road or a new bridge has [...]

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Men sue Province, former corrections officer, over alleged abuse

November 19, 2012

Ten months after a judge refused to certify a settlement agreement reached with the Province, individual civil claims around abuse at Burnaby’s Oakalla Prison are showing up in the court system. Five claims have recently been filed in BC Supreme Court naming former corrections officer, Roderick MacDougall and the Province as defendants. MacDougall was convicted [...]

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Chilliwack man with Alzheimer’s missing

November 19, 2012
Chilliwack man with Alzheimer’s missing

Chilliwack Police are searching for a missing man with early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. Eighty-one year old Jim Young was last seen Saturday afternoon in the Vedder Road area. He was driving a 1995 red Ford Aerostar, license plate XCV664.  He is 5’10”, 180 pounds, with grey hair, wearing glasses, a black fleece jacket and [...]

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Steelworkers’ Union protesting Chinese workers taking BC mining jobs

November 17, 2012
Steelworkers’ Union protesting Chinese workers taking BC mining jobs

The Steelworkers’ Union took the issue of Chinese workers coming to BC for mining jobs right to the door of MLAs around the Province. President of Local 2009 Manjit Sidhu says they were even outside BC Energy Minister Rich Coleman’s Langley office today. Sidhu says they will take the issue to other provincial and federal [...]

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