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Ian Mulgrew: Judge supports woman’s decision to let vegetative husband die

January 25, 2013

The family of a Vancouver man who has languished in a vegetative state for seven years has lost its bid to keep him alive for pioneering brain research. After seven weeks’ deliberation, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Miriam Gropper refused to let Kenny Ng’s parents, siblings and relatives intervene in the hope he can benefit from [...]

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Orphaned bear cub taken to Critter Care in Langley

September 15, 2012
Orphaned bear cub taken to Critter Care in Langley

He’s now on his own in this world. A little bear cub is the sole surviving member of his family after his mom and two siblings were hit and killed by a car on Friday. Global TV BC News

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Learning to adopt: the changing technology of B.C. classrooms

August 28, 2012
Learning to adopt: the changing technology of B.C. classrooms

From as early as kindergarten, school children in this province are getting introduced to gadgets that their parents, and even older siblings, would not envision seeing in a classroom. Global TV BC News

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Human smuggler gets four years after being caught at YVR

July 7, 2012
Human smuggler gets four years after being caught at YVR

A French man convicted of smuggling people into Canada will spend more than three years in prison. Mikael Jim Prone has been sentenced to 48 months, minus eight for time served. Jennifer Bourque with the Canada Border Services Agency says Prone also faces being expelled from this country. “A foreign national who’s proven to have [...]

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Brother-sister doctors heading to Boston as winners of essay contest

June 21, 2012

They were high school valedictorians at South Delta senior secondary and now siblings Jessy and Paul Dhillon are going to Harvard University on Friday to collect prizes from the highly prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The brother and sister literary-medical marvels are two of eight Canadians whose essays were winning selections by the [...]

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