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  1. Vancouver firefighters deal with early morning blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | 900 CHML AM

    Firefighters were called out at 2:15am Thursday to the 2100-block of Venables Street, between Lakewood and Templeton, where they found a garage on fire. There will be at least one more debate about adding an LRT stop at Bay Street. City Council has voted...


  2. Tales from the highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

    ... 25 per cent of the entire annual tourism export revenue of British Columbia - fixing the highway quickly from Vancouver northward will be a no brainer, right? I'm cautiously optimistic, but I still want to poke the Ministry of Highways beast. So how ...


  3. Wooden 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steelRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... said Ole Kleppe, project manager at Bergen property developers BOB. In September, the world title will go to Vancouver, British Columbia, when students move into a 53-meter, 18-story residence at the University of British Columbia (UBC). That ...


  4. Davison defies the odds, earns spot on Team B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    ... year he's going to have to move to a bigger city, where he'll have more playing partners. He's pondering a move to Vancouver this summer so he can begin studies in the fall in BCIT's instrument technician program. Since September, Jarin has attended ...


  5. Bits & PiecesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... the Seven Kingdoms in the new immersive experience. The tour will hit 24 cities, including Seattle on March 31, Vancouver, British Columbia on April 1, and the Moda Center in Portland on April 2. Powell's presents a a book-signing appearance by ...


  6. Trades throwdown: Skills Canada BC competition hosted by KPURead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... students on March 2. About Kwantlen Polytechnic Universitya Kwantlen Polytechnic University has served the Metro Vancouver region since 1981, and has opened doors to success for more than 200,000 learners. Four campuses-Richmond, Surrey, Cloverdale ...


  7. Vancouver seeking judicial review of Trans Mountain pipeline expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    The City of Vancouver is launching another court case in a bid to derail Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion. Council members have voted to go ahead with a judicial review of the provincial government's environmental assessment of the Trans Mountain project.


  8. No pledge to create new Canadian health care jobs in Chinese takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... to do is "maintain at least the current levels of full-time and part-time employees at facilities" operated by Vancouver-based Retirement Concepts, according to information provided to The Globe and Mail by the federal department of Innovation, ...


  9. Experts call for more co-ordination in addiction treatment, less stigmaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    B.C.'s chief medical officer Perry Kendall speaks about the latest statistics on illicit drug overdose deaths and fentanyl-detected overdose deaths during a press conference in Victoria on January 18, 2017. Kendall says far more needs to be done to bridge the divide between mental-health and addiction treatment in order to tackle Canada's growing overdose crisis.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito VANCOUVER - British Columbia's approach to treating addiction amounts to "a series of disconnected silos" that in some instances increases the likelihood someone will overdose, says the province's chief medical officer.


  10. Drug samples containing bootleg fentanyl doubling every year in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Richard Mackie carries a coffin to remember friends, family and community members who died as a result of overdoses as Char Henry holds a photo of her best friend Mecca Jay, who died last month as a result of a drug overdose, during a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on February 21, 2017.


  11. Marine protection area will cost jobs, raise prices, fishermen sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Madison Publishing

    ... Columbia's north coast will result in lost jobs and higher prices for seafood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck VANCOUVER - The federal government's decision to ban all fishing in some marine protected areas off Canada's west coast threatens the ...


  12. B.C. medical services premium cut a strategic 'bang for the buck,' Clark saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SooToday

    Premier Christy Clark says slashing British Columbia's health premiums in half gives the "biggest bang for the buck" to taxpayers, but an economist says she should have replaced the fees with a fairer tax to avoid losing $1 billion in revenue. Clark touted the Liberal government's fifth consecutive balanced budget on Wednesday at two events in the Vancouver area.


  13. UN gang founder told cop the violence would continue right before murderRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    A Vancouver cop testified Wednesday that United Nations founder Clay Roueche told him gangland murders would continue shortly before a fatal shooting in Burnaby in 2008. Sgt. Dave Colton told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Janice Dillon that he was part of the regional gang task force on May 9, 2008, when he pulled over Roueche's van in Port Moody near where the Bacon brothers were living.


  14. Flames break out in three-storey North Vancouver apartment buildingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | 900 CHML AM

    North Vancouver City Fire Chief Dan Pistilli says the fire has been extinguished, and while no one was hurt one person was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.


  15. VIDEO: Langley public meeting on renewing older, affordable rental housingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Maple Ridge News

    ... Pachal is organizing with Kiersten Duncan from the City of Maple Ridge, Mathew Bond from the District of North Vancouver and Patrick Johnstone of New Westminster (the first one was held in New West, on the issue of short term rentals). "In our ...


  16. B.C.'s chief doctor says Canada needs better addiction treatment systemRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... it implies there was a system," said Kendall, speaking at a Canadian Mental Health Association conference in Vancouver on Wednesday. Kendall has been at the forefront of an opioid crisis that claimed 922 lives in B.C. last year alone. The updated ...


  17. Chinese bank wins landmark case against Vancouver homebuyerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    China's Citic Bank has won a landmark judgment in a Canadian court, which ordered a mainland national to repay the bank RMB50 million , plus interest, that the bank says was spent in part on real estate in Vancouver. But the plaintiff, Yan Shibiao, could still profit even if he complies with the judgment, since the interest component of the ruling could be exceeded by the increased value of his property in Vancouver, where prices have soared in recent years.


  18. Entertainment in Brief: Tribute in Fort Langley villageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... will receive a replica of the wooden tokens used for money at the Fort during the 1830s. More details on the Metro Vancouver Geocachers from West Vancouver to Langley can be found on their website at Mike Garson, David Bowie's ...


  19. Crews knock down North Vancouver apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | North Shore News

    District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services members on the scene of a fire in upper Lonsdale. photo Paul McGrath, North Shore News The fire broke out in a three-storey walk-up apartment at 26th and Lonsdale around 4:30 p.m. By 5 p.m. the fire was out but crews are expected to remain on scene for much of the night checking for flare-ups, according to North Vancouver City Fire Department Chief Dan Pistilli.


  20. B.C. lowers interest rates on student loansRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    Alex McGowan, chairman of the Alliance of B.C. Students outside NDP MLA and housing critic David Eby's office in Vancouver, BC., September 7, 2016. The Alliance of B.C. Students has launched its White Paper on Student Housing.