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World’s 1st lab-grown burger cooked and eaten

August 6, 2013
World’s 1st lab-grown burger cooked and eaten

Two volunteers who participated in the first public frying of hamburger grown in a lab said Monday that it had the texture of meat but was short of flavour because of the lack of fat. CBC | British Columbia News

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Justin Trudeau clarifies comments on marijuana in Vancouver meet-and-greet

July 25, 2013

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau talked policy with party supporters and volunteers during a meet-and-greet Thursday, when he also clarified recent comments on marijuana legalization. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Stanley Park finally free of invasive English ivy, thanks to corps of volunteers

July 1, 2013

It’s not poisonous, but English ivy is a pest. Volunteers with the Stanley Park Ecological Society celebrated the end Thursday of a four-year project to rid Stanley Park of the invasive ivy by clearing the unwelcome greenery from the last four of more than 8,000 trees and shrubs that have been targeted since 2009. The [...]

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Photos: Invasive plants and creatures in Stanley Park

June 28, 2013

In the ongoing war against invasive species in Stanley Park, a battle has been won against one of the worst invaders: English ivy. Thanks to volunteers with the Stanley Park Ecology Society, about 8,000 trees, shrubs and tall stumps have been hand-stripped of the climbing plant and its waxy leaves since 2009. Now that English [...]

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Stamping out Stanley Park invaders

June 28, 2013

In the ongoing war against invasive species in Stanley Park, a battle has been won against one of the worst invaders: English ivy. Thanks to volunteers with the Stanley Park Ecology Society, about 8,000 trees, shrubs and tall stumps have been hand-stripped of the climbing plant and its waxy leaves since 2009. English ivy loves [...]

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