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Canucks re-sign Burrows to four year deal

September 14, 2012
Canucks re-sign Burrows to four year deal

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Alex Burrows to a four-year, 18 million dollar deal. The 31-year old left winger collected 52 points last season, along with 90 penalty minutes. He also set a career high for most game-winning goals in a season at seven.. ranking 11th in the league in this category.   Burrows signed [...]

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Hansen to announce political future “soon”

September 13, 2012
Hansen to announce political future “soon”

A high-profile politician from the Gordon Campbell era says he’ll lets us know “very soon” whether he plans to seek re-election next year. Colin Hansen claims he hasn’t made up his mind yet. “I plan to get a nice bottle of BC VQA wine and Laura and I will sit down with a piece of [...]

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New home for Harbour Air

September 10, 2012
New home for Harbour Air

It’s a dispute that’s been going on for years and it’s finally come to end. Harbour Air and the “Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre” have a new deal in place – with the help of a mediator,  to operate at the new Canada Place terminal. At issue was a lease agreement and perceived safety concerns. Harbour [...]

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Wikipedia co-founder in Vancouver

August 13, 2012
Wikipedia co-founder in Vancouver

A co-founder of Wikipedia was in town for the Canadian Bar Association’s annual Legal Conference. Jimmy Wales says that as his online co-operative encyclopedia grows, he’s been allowing others to take on bigger roles. “I have a great deal of influence but no actual power, which is exactly the way I think it should be. [...]

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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has ‘a lot of influence but no power’

August 13, 2012

Jimmy Wales co-founded Wikipedia, the incredibly popular, free online encyclopedia, but he doesn’t really run it anymore. The Province – News / Vancouver

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