Posts Tagged ‘ vancouver news ’

Kitsilano Coast Guard “sit-in” ends

September 16, 2012

The protest is over – for now.That from B.C. Federation of Labour boss Jim Sinclair, at the end of a 24-hour “sit-in” at the Kitsilano Coast Guard station.Sinclair was joined by almost a dozen others, as they fight the Harper Government’s decision to close the base next year. “I think the key to this is [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

Kitsilano Coast Guard “sit-in” ends

September 16, 2012

The protest is over – for now.That from B.C. Federation of Labour boss Jim Sinclair, at the end of a 24-hour “sit-in” at the Kitsilano Coast Guard station.Sinclair was joined by almost a dozen others, as they fight the Harper Government’s decision to close the base next year. “I think the key to this is [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

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 [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

Mountie’s fundraising mountain bike stolen in West Vancouver

September 15, 2012

In a cruelly ironic turn of events this week, one of the police officers taking part in next week’s Cops-for-Cancer fundraiser has had his bike stolen in West Vancouver. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Vancouver Sun | No Comments »

Fire destroys historic Alaska Hotel in Dawson Creek

September 15, 2012

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — A historic hotel in the northern B.C. community of Dawson Creek has been destroyed by fire. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Vancouver Sun | No Comments »

News in Vancouver

Casino Rental Vancouver