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Catholic schools and churches upgrading for earthquake safety in Vancouver

June 9, 2013

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver is taking steps to make sure their schools and churches are brought up to current earthquake codes. Spokesman Paul Schratz says all pastors and principals have been asked to come up with plans and work with engineers to bring all buildings up to seismic standards. Schratz says they will [...]

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B.C. auditor general to look at $500 million cost of upgrading BC Place: NDP(2)

January 19, 2013
B.C. auditor general to look at $500 million cost of upgrading BC Place: NDP(2)

The NDP says B.C.’s auditor general will examine the half billion-dollar cost of renovating B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver, work that included replacing the inflatable dome with a retractable roof. Global TV BC News

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Translink gets to work on upgrading Expo line

October 23, 2012

The Expo line’s getting a facelift to the tune of 33 million dollars. The skytrain power rail is being replaced. The project’s expected to take 15 months to complete and Translink’s Jennifer Siddon says there will be service disruptions at night. “Passengers are being asked to plan ahead about 15 minutes extra transit time during [...]

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Next round of expensive upgrading of Vancouver’s SROs about to get underway (with video)

September 15, 2012

The space is about the size of a large storage locker, located at the end of a hallway with dirty, scuff-marked walls, and part of the entry door is boarded up. But to Wayne Gaskin, it is a room of his own and he is happy to have it. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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