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Success of hometown hero Mario Gutierrez puts Hastings track back in the running

October 18, 2012

‘Not many tracks can say their attendance and their handle is up, year over year‘ globeandmail – British Columbia

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Georgia Straight responds to John Furlong’s news conference

September 28, 2012

Journalist Laura Robinson attempted without success to reach Mr. Furlong through his publisher, Douglas & McIntyre. Ms. Robinson was told that Mr. Furlong had “nothing more” to say to her. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Parry: Ferraris raise adrenalin and funds, while VanDusen sows seeds of gala success

September 15, 2012

TO THE METAL: Ferrari Club of America members like Kevin Turner and Paul Zalesky had a blast this week driving a Ferrari 599 HGTE model on $ 2,000-a-time segments of a Canada-U.S. tour benefiting Ronald McDonald houses. Children at the Vancouver house had one, too, while playing in the $ 500,000 coupe and imagining its [...]

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Festivals may get financial backing from the City

August 17, 2012
Festivals may get financial backing from the City

The City of Vancouver could help cover more of the cost to put on next year’s Gay Pride festivities.  Councillor Tim Stevenson says Vision Vancouver plans to table a motion in the fall asking staff to look into granting civic status to Pride, and other events such as Vaisakhi and Chinese New Year. This means the [...]

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Baby hummingbird rescue is a success story that’s for the birds

August 11, 2012

A baby hummingbird, half the size of most people’s pinky fingers, will be released Monday just a month after its rescue from a Sunshine Coast barge. Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C. staff were skeptical the creature, which was abandoned with its sibling when the vessel moved location, would survive, but coordinator Yolanda Brooks said Friday [...]

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