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3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

The 'quirky little car' inspiring an automotive backlash

Arnold Klappe used three Delica vans to build one, which he plans to drive around the world.

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12 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

Ironman well worth a few hours of road closure

Oh, how we've laughed at Squamish, and called some residents there a bunch of complainers each year that the RBC GranFondo Whistler has rolled through their fair town.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

GlobalNews

25 vehicles vandalized in a popular hiking spot near Squamish

Surrey resident Lori Pederson was about to go hiking near Garibaldi Lake around 9 a.m. on Sunday morning when she noticed two cars with their windows smashed near a washroom in the parking lot.

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Six resign from Chamber board

Three more Squamish Chamber of Commerce board members resigned this week, adding to last week's resignation of three others, including the president.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Post

Man charged under new terror law 'a polite kid' who dreamed of...

The first Canadian charged with leaving the country to join up with Syrian jihadists once dreamed of becoming a police officer, rode motorcycles and may even have been claiming serious disability at the time he was singled out by RCMP anti-terrorism squads.

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Cheekye slide risk unacceptable: experts

A potential landslide with enough material to fill B.C. Place twice poses an unacceptable threat to people living and working in Cheekye Fan area, experts say.

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Burnaby Now

Jury offers recommendations to ministry and Mounties

Deceased: Ryan Jacob was shot by a Burnaby RCMP officer in January 2013. His death is the subject of a coroner's inquest scheduled for July.

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Pique News Magazine

Biennale brings artist Vik Muniz to Squamish for big project

Happy to be here Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is making a new piece in Squamish as part of the Vancouver Biennale.

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Pique News Magazine

Musical Road proposed for Hwy 99

Tunes for the road The grooved musical road in Lancaster, California, is pictured above.

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Pique News Magazine

Giller nominee Genni Gunn is Whistler's writer-in-residence

Novelist, translator and poet Genni Gunn, nominated for the Giller Prize in 2011 for her novel Solitaria , has been named as Whistler's 2014 writer-in-residence.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Canada.com

Timeline: Canada's brushes with terror

A group dubbed both Direct Action and the Squamish Five detonated a bomb at a missile manufacturing plant in Toronto.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Thrifty Foods customers raise funds for Easter Seals Camp

Over the course of the three weeks, more than $62,000 was raised - all of which will be used towards camp-registration fees at Easter Seals camps in Shawnigan and Squamish.

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The Georgia Straight

Sid Chow Tan: Homeless no more, evicted no more, silenced no more

Editor's note: Sid Chow Tan, community organizer and media and communications producer, delivered this speech in front of the Ming Sun building.

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Computer, phones stolen

On Friday , police received a report of a theft from a vehicle that was parked near the intersection of Cliffside Lane and Smoke Bluff Road, Squamish RCMP Sgt.

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Hevyfest attracts slackers

Despite sporadic showers and a date overlapping with the Squamish Mountain Festival, this year's Hevyfest was a success.

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Sys-Con Media

BluEarth Announces Financial Close for Culliton Creek Hydro Project

National Bank of Canada acted as the sole lender to the transaction that will provide funding of approximately $77 million.

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Related Topix: Canada, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBC News

B.C. bear encounters: A home invasion, stolen baby food and an uninvited dinner guest

Bear encounters are not particularly uncommon in B.C., but the past several weeks have brought a string of incidents that serve as a reminder that these animals are never far from where we humans live, eat and play.

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VIDEO: What's happening this week in Squamish

A busy weekend lies ahead with the first annual Squamish Wind Festival on tap. The festivities include art exhibits, music, great food, sail boat racing and kite boarding.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Madison Publishing

The Way I See It: First Nations and municipality need to communicate to negotiate ...

Commenters such as Sheldon Tetreault want us to believe that the Tsilqhot'in decision gives local First Nations the power to lay the cleaver to Whistler's economy.

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VIDEO: Squamish linked in to - electric highway'

Squamish is the first community in Canada to plug into an electric supercharge highway, connecting San Diego, California, with Whistler.

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