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  1. B.C. government to bring lower transgender surgery to the provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    ... a member of the trans community and project manager for Trans Care BC. People listen to an announcement at the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, B.C. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The announcement provided information on how transgender people in ...

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  2. Japanese gaming company Bandai Namco closes Vancouver studioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    Bandai Namco Vancouver senior vice-president of development and Tekken mobile game director Landon Nguyen announced the closure on November 15. The Vancouver studio was located at the Centre for Digital Media and had developed games such as Tap My Katamari, Pac-Man Bounce, and Pac-Man 256. In a B.C. government news release dated April 10, 2013, Bandai Namco made an announcement from Japan that it would open two new studios in June 2013: one in Vancouver and another in Singapore.

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  3. You can now get gas delivered to your car in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | North Shore News

    San Francisco-based Filld Inc. offers mobile gasoline fill-ups for vehicles. It launched its services for personal vehicles in Metro Vancouver Nov. 15.a Photo Chung Chow San Francisco-based Filld, Inc. announced Thursday it has officially launched its mobile gas delivery service for personal vehicles in Vancouver.

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  4. Other Voices: Want affordability? Try building apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | North Shore News

    An architect's rendering of an all below-market rental housing project up for a vote on Monday night in the District of North Vancouver. image supplied Every year, fewer kids trick-or-treat in the District of North Vancouver for Halloween.

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  5. Inquiring Reporter: Have you ever walked across the Lions Gate Bridge?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | North Shore News

    Erin Dobson, West Vancouver: "Yes, I just moved here from Toronto, so I was doing touristy-type stuff. It was super cool, definitely you get a different perspective."

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  6. LAUTENS: Different timing could have meant a different mayor of West VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | North Shore News

    Lawyer Mark Rowan addresses Mary-Ann Booth, who would end up being confirmed as mayor following a recount, and second-place finisher Mark Sager just before the ballot recount got underway at Gleneagles Community Centre on Nov. 1. photo Mike Wakefield, North Shore News Timing. West Vancouver's overtime mayoral election - like a very long, tight basketball game - might have ended in a different result and a different mayor if timing was factored in.

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  7. Teen who sent explicit photo of ex-girlfriend enters peace bondRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | North Shore News

    A 20-year-old North Vancouver man who sent a sexual image of his teenage ex-girlfriend to her friend has entered a one-year peace bond agreeing not to contact the girl or go near her home or school. file photo North Shore News A 20-year-old North Vancouver man who sent a sexual image of his teenage ex-girlfriend to her friend will not face criminal consequences.

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  8. 5 things to do on the North Shore this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | North Shore News

    Members of the North Shore Table Tennis Club Society are inviting the public to their Let's Play table tennis event at 1555 Forbes Ave. in North Vancouver tomorrow from noon to 3 p.m. The event is set to feature exhibition matches and opportunities to try your skills with the paddle. photo Paul McGrath, North Shore News You can try hide from it, but sometimes it's best just to surrender to your inner joie de vivre.

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  9. West Van chamber social _0Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | North Shore News

    West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce members gathered for a social and their annual general meeting at the Beachhouse Restaurant in Dundarave on Nov. 6. The evening kicked off with networking, appetizers and drinks, followed by presentations including the chamber's year in review. West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting, enhancing and facilitating all forms of business in the community.

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  10. B.C. becomes first western Canadian province to fund gender-affirming lower surgeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... and in receiving followup care if there were complications." The reconstructive surgeries will be available from Vancouver Coastal Health starting next year. The province has also expanded the access to gender-affirming chest and breast surgeries. A ...

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  11. Woman sues City of North Van following 'wobble board' injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    A woman has filed a lawsuit against the City of North Vancouver after falling off a "wobble board" and breaking her leg during a training session at Harry Jerome rec centre. photo supplied iStock A woman who broke her leg after falling off a "wobble board" while getting a personal training session at the Harry Jerome recreation centre has filed a lawsuit against the City of North Vancouver.

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  12. Vancouver rental prices increasing by less than inflationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    Even though new rent-control caps aren't in force yet, median price increases are relatively flat, report two separate rental data studies Rents in Vancouver may be sky-high, but at least renters can be consoled that prices are not getting much higher - at least for the moment. Despite the fact that recently announced, stringent rent-hike caps are not yet in force, average rental prices in Vancouver have increased by less than inflation over the past year, according to two separate rental studies.

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  13. Coquitlam RCMP churned out some justice Nov. 14, arresting two men for allegedly stealing $1,400 worRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    Coquitlam RCMP churned out some justice Nov. 14, arresting two men for allegedly stealing $1,400 worth of butter. Photo iStock Two Vancouver men are facing charges of theft under $5,000 after allegedly stealing a shopping cart full of butter worth more than $1,400 in Coquitlam.

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  14. In Burnaby South, Jagmeet Singh moves in and doubles down on a political gambleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    ... has never lived in B.C., but he has pinned his hopes on the seat left vacant by former MP, and current mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart. The Green Party has said it will not run a candidate against Singh, the Liberals have yet to announce whether ...

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  15. Submariner's big adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Erika Bergman of West Vancouver is heading to Belize to investigate the sinkhole, which is so large it can be seen from space. "We're taking the opportunity to go and see not only what's at the bottom of the Great Blue Hole, but also to map it in insanely high definition sonar, which is really exciting," Bergman told CTV.

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  16. B.C.'s rollout of charging stations for electric cars has cost...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    ... technical problems, despite their expected 10-year lifespan. Ian Neville, climate policy analyst with the City of Vancouver, with a recently installed charging station at the Empire Field's parking lot. The company's documents reveal it has ...

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  17. Vancouver, Burnaby among Canada's top three priciest rental marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | North Shore News

    Annual rises in median rents in Vancouver are relatively flat, while Burnaby price increases are outpacing allowable rent hike, finds study Vancouver and Burnaby are among the top three most expensive rental markets in the country, according to rental website PadMapper's latest monthly rent analysis , released November 15 PadMapper reported that the median rent for a Vancouver listing on its site was $2,110 for a one-bedroom - up 1.4 per cent year over year, and Canada's second-highest after Toronto. For two-bedroom apartments in Vancouver, the median advertised price of $3,160 is the highest in the country by a significant margin, but it is 1.3 per cent lower than November last year, said PadMapper.

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  18. West Vancouver delays Brissenden land sale to build trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | North Shore News

    A rendering by West Vancouver staff shows the proposed route of new Brissenden Park trails. image supplied District of West Vancouver The District of West Vancouver is holding off on a legal bid to sell a plot of donated land, at least for now.

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  19. Talking to teens about cannabis crucial, parents told at North Vancouver forumRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | North Shore News

    North Shore medical health officer Dr. Mark Lysyshyn speaks to parents about cannabis at an information meeting on legalization hosted by the North Vancouver School District and Vancouver Coastal Health Wednesday evening. photo Paul McGrath, North Shore News An employee rolls a marijuana joint at one of North Vancouver's cannabis shops in July 2017.

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  20. Most Vancouverites support extending municipal voting rights to permanent residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | North Shore News

    Six months ago, Vancouver City Council passed a unanimous motion to ask the provincial government to "make the necessary changes" that would allow permanent residents to cast ballots in municipal elections. In Canada, permanent residents are eligible for most social benefits that Canadian citizens receive - including health care coverage - and are protected under Canadian law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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