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15 min ago | Canada.com

Arrest made in Netherlands in Amanda Todd online extortion case: reports

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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3 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

I never got close to him, testifies Hells Angels associate accused in beating death of Kelowna dad

Norman Cocks , 31. a full-patch Hells Angels member, is shown with dad Robert Cocks, 53, a member of the Throttle Lockers, an HA support club.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Electric car struggles to get off ground in B.C. despite hype

Environmental groups and local and provincial governments are promoting electric cars as the zero-emission alternative for commuters, but interest has been slow to grow, and only about 1,000 electric cars have been sold in B.C. "It's still a problem because the initial cost is high.

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11 hrs ago | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Help bust crime in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows - April 17, 2014

The TIMES and local Mounties partner each week to bring readers the top four most sought individuals of the week.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Langley Times

'It's for the community, by the community'

James von Broembsen takes part in a community work party that he organized to start preparing for his latest project, Ladybug Community Farms.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Local Food

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Multi Material BC opponents prepare for court fight

Business opponents of Multi Material BC are planning a court challenge to reverse the takeover of B.C.'s curbside recycling system by the stewardship agency.

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Chilliwack Times

NDP Horgan talks tough about Liberal record during Chilliwack visit

It may be a dream and it may be a few years off, but that didn't stop the provincial NDP from talking victory in the Fraser Valley during BC NDP leadership candidate John Horgan's visit to Chilliwack Tuesday.

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The Chilliwack Progress

Flood protection offered to offset ALR exclusion

An application to remove almost 18 hectares of high-quality farmland from the Agricultural Land Reserve is being eyed for a future business park to foster "agri-industrial" activity in Chilliwack.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada

CBC News

Abbotsford Heat moving, Calgary Flames confirm

The owners of the Abbotsford Heat hockey team have confirmed the Calgary Flames farm team will be moving , after years of financial losses for the city.

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Castanet.net

No charges laid in mill fire

A large fire burns at the Lakeland Mills sawmill in Prince George, B.C., on Tuesday April 24, 2012.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Mount Currie fire burning over 6 hectares

St Christopher's Church Mount Currie. B.C.'s Wildlife management branch says provincial crews are battling a six hectare blaze on the reserve.

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Market Wire

Government of Canada supports British Columbia in Fight Against Crime

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, today announced $4,106,413 in federal funding over five years for the crime prevention project Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth, which will help ... (more)

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The Aldergrove Star

Langley and Metro back to court

Metro Vancouver has filed an appeal of a court ruling that said the Township of Langley has final say over development planning, not the regional authority.

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Surrey Leader

Community photos tell the story of Surrey during the 1950s

His camera recorded shining rodeo queens being ushered down Main Street, ceremonial throws at curling tournaments, and the uncertain first steps at kids' dance recitals.

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Vancouver Sun

Son of woman killed in East Vancouver charged with murder

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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24 Hours

Son charged in east Vancouver stabbing

Police investigate a homicide at an apartment on Kingsway and Joyce in Vancouver, B.C. on Monday April 14, 2014.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Surprise election at Parksville Chamber of Commerce AGM

Chamber members had a chance to exercise their democratic right to vote when a last minute nomination led to a nail biting election Thursday evening.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Farmland fight sheds little light

Detailed debate on changes to the Agricultural Land Commission got underway in the legislature last week, while protesters played to urban voters outside.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Food drive falls short of Guinness Record

The City of Pitt Meadows hauled in the equivalent weight of an African elephant, but fell short of breaking a Guinness World Record for the most food collected in one day.

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Canada.com

Joseph Abboud peak lapel tuxedo available at Men's Wearhouse

Spring is upon us, which means that for thousands of high school and university students, the prospect of graduation is on the horizon.

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