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  1. Today's Logistics Report: Uber's Loaded Trailers; JD.com Seeking...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... locations and providers are still trying to unravel a mixed bag of regulations across the country. In British Columbia, Canada's third-biggest province, there will be only one government-run outlet until private-sector retail licenses are issued. ...

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  2. Belong Forum preview: 5 things you should know about Rick HansenRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Dalhousie News

    ... interest in physical fitness also led him to embark on a degree in Physical Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC). In 1986, he became the first person with a physical disability to graduate from UBC with a degree in Physical ...

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  3. B.C. municipal election 2018: Sechelt Indian Government DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | GlobalNews

    The Sechelt Indian Government District covers a section of land under the municipal governance of the Sechelt Indian Band and is partially surrounded by the District of Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast. This area borders the urban portion of Sechelt in the east at Xenichen Avenue.

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  4. Why did BC Housing pay almost twice the assessed value for this Kelowna property?Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | GlobalNews

    They've already made it clear they don't like the location, now critics of a proposed supportive housing project in Kelowna are raising concerns about the cost of the land. They say the property that BC Housing chose for the development was anything but affordable, with a purchase price at almost double the assessed value.

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  5. Shell's name being removed from employee credit union as oilsands sale effects lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    Pedestrians walk past Shell Canada's headquarters during a news conference in Calgary, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. Royal Dutch Shell's name is being removed from a tiny 65-year-old employee credit union as its visibility in the Alberta oil and gas industry continues to shrink in the wake of the sale of most of its oilsands assets last year.

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  6. Ducks legend Paul Kariya honored, thrilled and conflicted to have his No. 9 jersey retiredRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... one of my first favorite hockey players," Ducks center Ben Street said. "He was from the Lower Mainland (of British Columbia), which made a big difference. You kind of saw his path growing up. You could easily put yourself in his shoes because he ...

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  7. Trapped raccoon found hanging by its skin in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

    This raccoon was found by a City of Richmond worker in central Richmond with a leg trap attached. By the time animal rescue services got there, the creature was hanging from the fence.

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  8. Housing expert 'flabbergasted' at MP's plan to turn Burnaby tank farm into condosRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

    We can create billions of dollars in land value, protect the local environment and make Burnaby residents safer all at once. That's Liberal MP Terry Beech's big idea: upzone Burnaby Mountain for high-density residential and move the Trans Mountain pipeline tank farm somewhere else.

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  9. Vancouver Consumers Meet With Ken Jungling from Elite Kitchens and BathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Q: What Does it Mean for Your Company to be Voted by Consumers as your City's Best? A: We are very proud because this was consumer generated because of our references. Q: What is it About Your Company You Feel Sets You Apart From Your Competitors? A: That we make all of our cabinets in-house.

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  10. Greens agree - compromise' with NDP on speculation tax changesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

    In exchange for Green Party's backing, NDP agrees to three key amendments to tabled legislation, including reduced tax rate for out-of-province Canadians The B.C. Green Party, which has been vocally opposed to the NDP's speculation tax, has reluctantly agreed to support the legislation after three changes are made, the parties announced October 18. The Ministry of Finance said it will support the Green's three amendments "in the spirit of compromise," even though the finance minister made it clear she only agrees with two of them.

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  11. Abbotsford police investigating targeted shooting that left one man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

    Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a man is dead after what they believe was a targeted shooting Thursday evening. A department spokeswoman says in a news release, police responded to reports of shots fired in front of a business Thursday evening.

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  12. Demand for legalized cannabis draws lineups, heavy web traffic across CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ottawa Business Journal

    ... Labrador and New Brunswick had around 20 stores open in each, some of the most populous provinces, such as British Columbia, had just one location ready. Ontario won't have any physical stores until next year. Ottawa-based Shopify, whose e-commerce ...

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  13. Fraser Valley Hunt coming to the Creek in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    Roger Bates was a long-time supporter of the hunt. This year, it will take place in Roberts Creek on Nov. 3. Roberts Creek will be rumbling with the sound of horse hooves Saturday, Nov. 3 when the Sunshine Coast Equestrian Club welcomes the Fraser Valley Hunt for its 19th annual opening meet.

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  14. Shell's name dropped from employee credit union as oilsands sale effects lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 680News

    Pedestrians walk past Shell Canada's headquarters during a news conference in Calgary, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. Royal Dutch Shell's name is being removed from a tiny 65-year-old employee credit union as its visibility in the Alberta oil and gas industry continues to shrink in the wake of the sale of most of its oilsands assets last year.

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  15. RCMP raid two pot shops, seize product and issue tickets on Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 680News

    The managers of two pot shops on Vancouver Island where police seized thousands of dollars worth of marijuana say the British Columbia government failed them by only approving one store in the province before legalization as raids were reported on both ends of the country. The RCMP say they entered the Port Alberni Cannabis Club at around 11 a.m. Wednesday, before visiting Leaf Compassion Cannabis Dispensary around 2 p.m., and found both stores were open without provincial licences.

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  16. Highway bypass essentialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    I was reminded once again on Thursday, Oct. 11 of the need for a bypass road on the Sunshine Coast. One-lane alternating traffic at a work site midway between Sechelt and Davis Bay resulted in extremely long lineups.

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  17. Eastern Auctions features classics in Nov. 8-10 salesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Linn's Stamp News

    ... clear at left to superb, original gum, and very-fine grading. The stamp was formerly in the collection of British Columbia and Vancouver Island expert Gerald Wellburn and is accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. The stamp's value is ...

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  18. Views: Cannabis options for election nightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    As candidates across B.C. gear up for voting day, and with the legalization of cannabis a done deal, local government politicians will face the unique quandary of whether to raise a glass or pass to the left after ballots are tallied on Oct. 20. Coast Reporter asked some local experts to provide their thoughts on how cannabis culture could compete with bubbly or beer on municipal election night. "In a celebratory situation I would definitely recommend the sativa," said Sechelt-based retailer and budtender Keir MacPherson when asked which strain he would suggest for winning politicians.

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  19. Editorial: Water is a solid reason to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    Except for Halfmoon Bay, where both the regional director and school trustee candidates have been acclaimed, shA shA lh Nation and most areas in the Sechelt Indian Government District, every community on the Sunshine Coast will have a chance to vote this Saturday. From Sechelt, where 13 are vying for six council seats and three for mayor, to Rural Areas E and F where the candidates are locked in two-way races, voters have some extremely tough choices to make.

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  20. Gibsons: Rowe praises outgoing councilRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    Outgoing Gibsons mayor Wayne Rowe used his time at the Oct. 16 council meeting to praise, and gently roast, the councillors who won't be returning after the election and make a pitch to voters to support the one who is running again. Rowe, who's served on three councils, two of them as mayor, called the council he worked with this term "second to none."

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