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

2 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Sculptures take a trip to VanDusen garden

Wednesday afternoon, James Fletcher's Powell Street studio feels like a cozy clubhouse.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Canada

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Stroke of genius for VSO player

Douglas Sparkes was the bass trombonist with the Hamilton Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra - and had been tapped to play with the Canadian Brass - when he got a call that changed his life.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Canada, Stroke, Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Acupuncture

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

U.S. charges Canadian antiques dealer with smuggli...

An antiques dealer in British Columbia was indicted by a U.S. grand jury on Tuesday for smuggling into Canada more than $500,000 of wildlife items, including rhinoceros horns and sculptures made from elephant ivory and coral, U.S. prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Point Roberts, WA, Canada

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Globe and Mail

Vancouver, CP Rail far apart on value of Arbutus rail corridor

People walk past a community garden along the CP Rail tracks near West 6th Ave. and Cypress Street in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada

New Westminster Newsleader

TransLink rejects New West truck route request

The regional transportation authority has rejected the city's request to eliminate truck traffic from Royal and East Eighth avenues, and on East Columbia from Brunette to Braid.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Oregonian

Green on Green tour: Gardeners live here.

The view from the parking strip across the sidewalk, through a grape arbor and up a heavily planted front yard to the columned front porch of the 1926 Pennsylvania Dutch house speaks volumes about the owners: Gardeners live here.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Home Gardening, Home, Canada

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Director explores secret suppers

What began as a five-minute creative short about his friend's culinary skills last year turned into a year-long documentary project for Richmond's Jordan Lee, the fruits of which aired last Saturday night on CBC television.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Fruits, Food,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Dorothy Bell: Judge me on my own merit

"Really you are running?" They say this with eyebrows raised. I am talking about my bid for North Vancouver city council.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Family, Kids

Vancouver Sun

Anti-HIV weapons should be used to fight hep C, researchers in Vancouver say

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Canada, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

Canada.com

Family must leave Vancouver apartment after barrage of complaints from neighbours, judge rules

A judge has ordered that the Lore Krill Housing Co-operative in Vancouver's Chinatown be given possession of an apartment after an "overwhelming" number of complaints about verbal abuse and threatening conduct were filed against the family occupying the unit.

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Related Topix: Canada

Vancouver Courier

Our beautiful summer before the Great War

"Bathers" enjoy the beach at English Bay in August 1914. The Sylvia Hotel is the large building at centre.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Canada, North America,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Globe and Mail

RCMP charge Canadian for allegedly joining Islamist fighters in Syria

A rebel fighter sits on chairs as he aims his weapon through a hole inside a house in the town of Morek in Syria's Hama province on July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Terrorism,

Vancouver Sun

Young B.C. farmers find creative solutions to high land values

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Computers, Canada, Agriculture, Science,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Asian Pacific Post

Malaysian consul leads a diplomatic golf charge in BC

It's a way of raising money and aid for B.C. charities while showcasing the culture and values of his homeland.

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Related Topix: Canada

Richmond News

Summer sun turns up heat on fire risks

A non-smoking sign at an entrance to the Shell Road Trail defines the fire risk during the hot summer months.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Five-hour Skytrain shutdown strands thousands

Commuters are stopped by a gate at the Stadium-Chinatown station during a lengthy delay in service in Vancouver on Monday.

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

North Shore News

Holding tight to fiction of a European Canada

Xenophobe Brad Saltzberg has been on a bit of a media tear lately, as spokesperson for what can only be called a hate group for modern times, Putting Canada First.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Unknown price doesn't scare Vancouver's bid for Granville property

Photo overlooking Granville Island is seen in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Canada, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Vancouver Sun

City of Vancouver prepared to buy Arbutus corridor lands

The city and Canadian Pacific have been trying to negotiate the future of the right-of-way for decades, talks that at times have been acrimonious and litigious.

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Related Topix: Canada

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Canada.com

Vancouver runner faces gruelling Death Race to benefit boy with brain cancer

The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, Brain Cancer,

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