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Downtown Vancouver’s iconic revolving Woodward’s sign broken

July 17, 2013

Fans of the Vancouver cityscape may have noticed the iconic revolving “W” sign on the top of the Woodward’s building in Gastown has not been turning for the past seven months. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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This day in history, July 11, 1940: Recalling Forst’s department store in Vancouver

July 11, 2013

Most everyone remembers Woodward’s department store. Many others have fond memories of another local chain, Wosk’s. But there was another defunct local chain that is a little more obscure — Forst’s. At one point, there were seven Forst’s stores in Vancouver, New Westminster and North Vancouver. Many were on the small side, but on July [...]

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Full parole for a man who committed a hate crime

June 13, 2013

A Vancouver man who was handed a six year sentence for committing a hate crime has been granted full parole. Shawn Woodward punched 62 year old Rich Dowrie at a gay-friendly pub in downtown Vancouver in 2009, causing permanent brain damage. Patrick Storey with the National Parole Board says Woodward has been on day parole [...]

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Thousands of pancakes served at annual Woodward’s breakfast

March 10, 2013
Thousands of pancakes served at annual Woodward’s breakfast

The music set the stage for fine dining; linen tablecloths, china and cutlery were all laid out this morning to welcome 1,000 people from the Downtown Eastside for the 3rd annual Woodward’s Spring Pancake Breakfast.  Global TV BC News

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Bob Woodward, David Petraeus, Roger Ailes, and hidden agendas

December 7, 2012

Why is the most famous reporter in America highlighting a Fox News boss’s attempt to get the general to run for president? The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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