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Local news for North Vancouver (Vancouver, BC) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Popular antibiotics implicated in nerve damage: study

A popular class of oral antibiotics doubles the risk of experiencing permanent nerve damage , according to new research published in the journal Neurology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Diarrhea, Health, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin (generic), Levaquin, Levofloxacin (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Canada

18 hrs ago | CBC News

Today in B.C., it's 'back to school' without the school

La Wren Konge, 6, studies up on dinosaurs while trying out her new classroom in her family's living room in Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Canada.com

B.C. parents forced to get resourceful

Thousands of people attended Labour Day celebrations Monday at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, including Jim Sinclair, president of the B.C. Federation of Labour, and Jim Iker, president of the BC Teachers Federation.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Parenting, Kids

The Globe and Mail

Giant mural over Granville Island comes with outsized funding problem

The price tag for the Vancouver Biennial's huge mural on Granville Island has climbed far beyond original estimates.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel

Alabama Live

Get your head out of the sand in Today in Pictures

Leanero Rivera, 12, enjoys the view while being buried in sand on the Atlantic City, N.J., beach on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Canada, World News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

North Shore News

Voyeurism trial wraps

A Crown prosecutor urged a judge to find a North Vancouver man guilty of voyeurism this week for videotaping young gymnasts for a sexual purpose at a 2013 competition.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

North Shore News

School start date still not determined

Parents are being asked to keep an eye on media and their email accounts this weekend as the start date of the 2014 school year hangs in the balance.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc.

Burnaby Now

Pot biz wants to grow in Burnaby

Homeless: Martin Drobny, left, and Mike Green, right, are struggling to find a location for their medical marijuana production company.

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Related Topix: Canada, Marijuana, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Coast Reporter

Fatal accident claims young life

An 18-year-old girl from Sechelt died early Saturday morning after the car she was a passenger in crashed into a large tree on Highway 101.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Province

By the Numbers: Exploring the labyrinths of British Columbia

From the Classical labyrinth that held the mythical Minotaur, to Roman-era carvings and mosaics too small to enter, to the most-walked labyrinth in the world at the Chartres Cathedral in France, history presents many fascinating examples of labyrinths.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Singers wanted for Port Coquitlam adult choir

The Choral Connections Adult Community Choir will restart on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Riverside secondary at 7:30 p.m. And tenor and bass singers are especially needed for the 60-member ensemble.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc., World News

North Shore News

LAUTENS: Process, the last refuge of politicians

Especially if there's a dollar sign involved. Also if your personal well-being - basic air, water, protection from loud, hurtful explosions - are in the mix.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

North Shore News

Alleged gang hitman was North Vancouver garbage man

In a plot twist worthy of the Sopranos, a man police allege was a hit man for Metro Vancouver's notorious United Nations gang was working a day job as a garbage collector for the District of North Vancouver at the time one of the killings he has been charged with was carried out.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Mexico,

North Shore News

Seymour's Main and Hastings _0

Main + Hastings, photographs by Ross den Otter, is the latest exhibit at North Vancouver's Seymour Art Gallery.

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Related Topix: Canada

Maple Ridge News

New Metro pump station will get water moving

Neighbours seem to be getting used to the idea now that the Barnston Maple Ridge Pump Station at 200th Street and Lougheed Highway is nearing completion.

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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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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Daily Townsman

Remains matched to Ontario man missing since 2003

Human remains found in the mountains near North Vancouver have been identified as those of a 20-year-old Ontario man who went missing more than a decade ago while visiting his grandmother in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

The Georgia Straight

Portrait of an Artist: Miriam Aroeste

"My work is always based on emotion," she says, sitting amongst her many colourful abstract canvases at Parker Street Studios in East Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel

Prince George Citizen

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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North Shore News

Key causes $100K damage

North Vancouver RCMP are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect they say did nearly $100,000 in damage using only a key.

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Related Topix: Canada

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