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Rainbow crosswalks show off Vancouver’s pride

July 29, 2013
Rainbow crosswalks show off Vancouver’s pride

The City of Vancouver has created some new rainbow crosswalks in the downtown’s West End to mark the launch of Pride Week, the annual celebration of the city’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered communities. CBC | British Columbia News

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Vancouver crime stats show city’s getting safer, police and mayor say

July 28, 2013

Vancouver police — and the mayor — say the city is safer now than it has ever been because of a crackdown on violent crime. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Classic bridge to get a face-lift

July 25, 2013
Classic bridge to get a face-lift

One Vancouver City Councillor says a newly-approved project to repair the south end of the Burrard Street Bridge can be looked at as a guidepost for further traffic calming projects on Vancouver’s west side.  Councillor George Affleck says the project will supply information Council needs when deciding whether to approve plans for the Point Grey [...]

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Downtown Vancouver neighbourhood to get city’s newest elementary school

July 25, 2013

Vancouver’s newest elementary school will be built in an area abutting the Downtown Eastside surrounded by highrises, the SkyTrain and Rogers Arena. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Vancouver approves bike share plan

July 23, 2013

Vancouver City councillors have approved a controversial new bike share program that willl cost taxpayers at least six million dollars. This has been in the works for five years. The plan calls for a launch of the bike share program early 2014, with 24 stations and 250 bikes. A full launch will happen later in [...]

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