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4,000 CDs head to VGH burn unit for music therapy

August 14, 2013

What can a guy do with 4,000 CDs? Help someone heal, says music therapist Gemma Isaac. That’s what happened Tuesday when a former national music buyer for the now-defunct retailer A&B Sound, Vancouver’s Brian Thompson, packed up his massive collection spanning 23 years of music from 1990 and sent it to Vancouver General Hospital where [...]

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UPDATES: Border officer in hospital after mid-afternoon shooting

October 17, 2012
UPDATES: Border officer in hospital after mid-afternoon shooting

Police are now giving us a little more information after a border officer was shot this afternoon shortly before two at the Peace Arch crossing.  The woman was confronted by a man in a van with Washington State plates. Surrey RCMP Corporal Bert Paquet says the motive is unknown. “We’re working on that with all [...]

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Artist Brian Jungen to represent Vancouver at Shanghai Biennale

September 20, 2012
Artist Brian Jungen to represent Vancouver at Shanghai Biennale

Vancouver’s Brian Jungen will be the only Canadian artist at this year’s Shanghai Biennale, an international contemporary art forum beginning Oct. 2. CBC | British Columbia News

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Artist Brian Jungen to represent Vancouver at Shanghai Biennale

September 20, 2012
Artist Brian Jungen to represent Vancouver at Shanghai Biennale

Vancouver’s Brian Jungen will be the only Canadian artist at this year’s Shanghai Biennale, an international contemporary art forum beginning Oct. 2. CBC | British Columbia News

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New effort to protect spirit bears

September 15, 2012
New effort to protect spirit bears

A conservation group has bought the hunting rights to a big chunk of the great bear rainforest in an effort to protect BC’s rare spirit bears. The Raincoast Conservation Foundation has purchased a 3,500 square kilometre hunting licence. Raincoast’s Brian Falconer estimates there are 300 to 400 of the black bear subspecies living in the [...]

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