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Soccer: Canada draws Cuba, Nicaragua for U20 World Cup qualifiying round

November 22, 2012

With the senior team having crashed out of World Cup qualifying, Canadian under-20 coach Nick Dasovic hopes to give home fans something to cheer about by qualifying for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Burnaby boy crowned Mr. World Canada

November 17, 2012

Former Burnaby resident Frankie Cena was recently crowned Mr. World. Yes, the Burnaby boy who’s grown up in the community winning debate competitions and talent shows is now representing Canada in a global beauty contest for men that parallels the Miss World pageant. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Stephen Harper government lies to world on housing

November 15, 2012

The federal government will have to answer to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva for its failure to keep its pledges to the Universal Periodic Review process, which holds countries accountable for their human-rights records. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Silver-tipped surprise for Second World War veteran

November 9, 2012

Forty-six years ago, Second World War veteran George Gunn lost the one thing closest to his heart from his military service — a silver-tipped ceremonial cane presented by his regiment to mark his service in war and in peace. “It was a pace stick, and the colonel gave it to me,” said Gunn who will [...]

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Inscriptions of honour hint at First World War soldiers’ lives

November 8, 2012

This past summer, I had 155 Canadian war heroes staying at my place for a while. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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