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1 hr ago | North Shore News

Zoinks! West Vancouver collector aims for Guinness record

Jinkies! That's a lot of Scooby-Doo. West Vancouver resident Becky Findlay has been collecting memorabilia connected to the cartoon character since the late 1990s and figures she has more than 1,000 pieces.

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Related Topix: Canada, Scooby-Doo, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Family, Adventure, Life, Hobbies, Collecting

1 hr ago | The Georgia Straight

Five fun things to do this Labour Day weekend in Vancouver and Burnaby

I have a severe case of social anxiety disorder. So I partake in the company of Escorts.

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1 hr ago | Canada.com

Vancouver Island the latest place buzzed by 'creepy' drones

Built circa 1892, 'Wintemute House' is a historical residence in Burnaby, offering a one-of-a-kind tranquil setting complete with magnificent grounds.

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5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Social entrepreneur faces unexpected growing pains as business booms

When junk removal company CleanStart started up almost five years ago in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, it was founded by one dedicated entrepreneur cleaning up hoarding in homes and garbage from alleyways.

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12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong tourists 'among 56 injured' after tour bus flips on mountain highway in Canada

Hong Kong tourists are believed to have been among 56 people who were injured, some seriously, when their tour bus crashed and flipped over on a mountain highway in Canada.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MacLeans

Mediator in B.C. teachers' strike says sides will reconvene

A veteran labour mediator waded into a bitter dispute between the British Columbia government and its teachers Thursday, meeting with both sides in what could be the most significant development in a strike that is threatening to derail the start of the school year.

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Richmond News

Lengthy wait expected for charges in fatal cyclist MVA

Richmond resident Christy Mahy, 36, died in a tragic accident while riding a bike on Sea Island on July 30 Police cordon of the accident scene after a cyclist was struck by a car and killed July 30 on Sea Island.

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Prince George Citizen

Dozens injured after tour bus rolls over on B.C. highway

Six passengers are in critical condition and being transported to nearby hospitals after a tour bus carrying 56 people rolled over about 20 kilometres south of Merritt on the Coquihalla Highway on Thursday afternoon.

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Canada.com

Steve Whysall: Growing together naturally, in East Van

Sarah Anton among the sunflowers. Anton says one of her pleasures is coming home from work and being able to spend a little time relaxing in the communal garden.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Canada, Life, Food, Vegetables, Entomology, Science

Brandon Sun

Earl and countess of Wessex to tour B.C., Saskatchewan, northern Ontario

The Queen's youngest son, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, and his wife, the Countess of Wessex, Sophie Rhys-Jones, are scheduled to tour B.C. between Sept.

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The Globe and Mail

Canada's current account deficit narrows slightly

Cargo containers are stacked up as three cranes used to load and unload them from cargo ships tower above at the Port of Vancouver in Vancouver, B.C., in this file photo.

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The Globe and Mail

Is Canada a nation of science geeks?

Science and chemistry teacher Hamish Morrison ignites gas and soap bubbles to demonstrate methane combustion for his students during class at Magee Secondary School in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Adventures: Shooting the Orpheum

Despite rusty singing and dancing skills , I sauntered confidently onto Vancouver's vintage Orpheum Theatre stage last week.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Photography, Arts, Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Tri-City News

Vancouver, environmental groups conduct oil spill simulation on Fraser River, Burrard Inlet

On the same day that Kinder Morgan began its surveying work on Burnaby Mountain, the City of Vancouver was holding a pipeline spill simulation on the Fraser River, releasing yellow cards into the tide to estimate the reach of a potential oil spill.

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The Globe and Mail

U.S. seeks to extradite B.C. resident accused of stealing jet secrets

B.C. resident Su Bin, 48, was denied bail last month and has been held in custody while lawyers awaited an extradition request from U.S. authorities.

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Vancouver Sun

Barbara Yaffe: Even condos becoming out of reach in Vancouver's sky-high housing market

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

The Oregonian

Timbers' vendor places dog-kicking CEO on probation, creates Sade Foundation named after the dog

This is a screen shot from an elevator video taken in late July in a Vancouver, B.C., apartment building.

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Prince George Citizen

Craft distilleries in Vancouver area serve up cocktails, offer tours

There's a thriving craft distillery scene in and around Vancouver, which is being helped by recent changes to B.C. liquor regulations.

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Canada.com

Vancouver sees record number of cyclists using separated bike lanes

Five years after it began a rapid expansion of separated bike lanes, Vancouver is seeing record number of cyclists use the facilities.

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North Shore News

Lynn Canyon rescues keep North Vancouver fire crews busy

Firefighters responded to the canyon just after 2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon after receiving a report that someone had fallen into 30-Foot Pool.

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