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24 min ago | Canada.com

Pemberton reboot is a new beginning

While the 2008 edition of the Pemberton Music Festival wasn't a disaster of biblical proportions, the event left scars that took time to heal for the small mountain town .

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4 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Three men linked to Hells Angels convicted of manslaughter in Kelowna beating death

Three men linked to the Hells Angels were convicted of manslaughter in B.C. Supreme Court Friday for the fatal beating of a Kelowna dad.

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5 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Fight gets suspects arrested

Kamloops RCMP have a 36-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman in custody, both of whom will be facing numerous charges.

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6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

TV's 'Mad Men,' cooking shows boosts interest in home bars, bar carts

As cocktail culture becomes trendy in lounges and bars across Canada, there's increasing interest in bringing a piece of it home.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Vernon arson attacks worry residents

The 120-year-old grandstand at Vernon's Kin Race Track was destroyed in massive fire overnight Wednesday.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Alberta couple arrested on illegal foreign worker charges

An Alberta couple who allegedly arranged for foreign nationals to work illegally in Calgary and around Canada have been arrested on immigration charges.

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11 hrs ago | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Heightened fire risk worrisome to Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows firefighters

Careless discarding of cigarettes in this hot summer weather is posing a danger locally.

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15 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Defence says Crown has failed to prove murder plot at B.C. gang trial

Media gather at the entrance to B.C. Supreme Court on the first day of the "Surrey Six" murder trial in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday September 30, 2013 to hear a victim's mother speak.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Drugs

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New Westminster Newsleader

Metro Vancouver sewage could heat hundreds of high rises

The water that gushes out of the average home from flushed toilets or draining dishwashers and showers might not seem like a major energy source.

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Canada.com

B.C. man who assaulted two girlfriends should be declared dangerous offender: Crown

Assaults against two women should be enough to have a prolific offender declared a dangerous offender, says a Crown lawyer.

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CBC News

Woman struck by Lamborghini at Gastown Grand Prix bike race

A race official was hit by the pace car as she appeared to run out to cross the course during the finish of the women's event at the Gastown Grand Prix on Wednesday night in downtown Vancouver.

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Burnaby Now

Burnaby council: Did the dog eat Kinder Morgan's homework?

It was abundantly clear Monday night that Burnaby city council is not satisfied with Kinder Morgan's response to their 1,700 questions.

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Related Topix: Kinder Morgan Management, Financial Services, Energy, Kinder Morgan, Oil & Gas, Canada

Cloverdale Reporter

Accused killer has connections to Abbotsford

Barry McQuarrie, 33, was arrested July 4 inside the garage of a Langley home. The occupants of the home had no connections to him.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBC News

District joins fight to protect Mission's Dewdney Grind from logging

The Fraser Valley Regional District has joined local residents' efforts to preserve the Dewdney Grind, a popular trail in Mission, B.C., from the threat of logging.

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CBC News

Huge fire burning near Oak Street Bridge in Vancouver

A huge fire appears to be burning near Oak Street Bridge, the four-lane connector which crosses the Fraser River, linking Vancouver and Richmond.

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Tri-City News

Fraser Health strategy targets ER overuse

A seven-month review of Fraser Health has resulted in a new strategy that focuses on cutting unnecessary use of hospital emergency rooms in favour of improved primary and community care.

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North Shore News

West Vancouver cyclist thrown 15 metres in collision

A bicycle hangs from a stop sign on Marine Drive were a cyclist was hit by a car last week.

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Brandon Sun

Defence attacks 'outrageous' payments to gangster witness at murder trial

A defence lawyer at a mass murder trial in Vancouver is attacking the credibility of a witness who received nearly $1.5 million that went to a gangster-turned-witness in the form of cash payments, legal fees and other expenses.

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CBC News

B.C. pair killed in gravel truck collision in central Alberta

A 65-year-old man and 63-year-old woman were killed when their Chrysler Intrepid collided with a gravel truck and trailer at the intersection of Highway 13 and Police say it appears the truck turned left across the path of the car.

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CBC News

More delays for TransLink's troubled Compass Card system

TransLink's Compass Card fare gates have been installed, but are only being used by a limited number of cardholders.

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