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  1. Fire smoke prompts air quality advisory for Metro VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... was due to ground-level ozone. Smoke has been coming from fires as close as one that broke out earlier today on Burnaby Mountain to several on Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and west of Pemberton. According to B.C.'s Air Quality Health Index , ...

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  2. Stars and stripes flood downtown Vancouver for Women's World Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    An ominous haze from forest fires engulfed Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast Sunday. Take a look at these photos posted to Instagram and other sources The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the benchmark, or typical price, for a detached home in the region has climbed to $1,123,900, a 14.8 per cent increase from June 2014.

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  3. March for Jobs, Justice and Climate draws on allies for a clean-energy revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    David Suzuki, Jane Fonda, Naomi Klein and Joel Plaskett marched loudly through downtown Toronto on Sunday, along with thousands of others: an eclectic coalition of unionists, environmentalists, anti-poverty groups, faith organizations, health care workers, and leaders from frontline First Nations communities. The priorities on the signs they carried might have seemed jumbled and conflicting.

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  4. A fire service worker watches Boulder Creek fire. REUTERSRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    ... raised the current tally to 150 active fires in B.C., not including a small bush fire reported on the north side of Burnaby Mountain Sunday morning. The community of Sechelt is dealing with an 80-hectare fire near the Old Sechelt Mine that began on ...

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  5. Fire burning on Burnaby MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CKNW News Talk 980

    Smoke can be seen from Vancouver as fire crews in Burnaby battle a blaze on a popular hiking trail on Burnaby Mountain. Deputy Fire Chief Chris Bowcock says when crews arrived a little before 10 Sunday morning, the fire was much bigger than expected.

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  6. Photo contest: Search is on for 2015 Amateur Photographer of B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Surrey Leader

    With summer-like weather providing great photo opportunities, there's no better time to put your skills to use and submit your best shots to a contest being presented by London Drugs , Black Press and the Abbotsford International Airshow . More than 1600 entries have already been entered for the third annual " Your Best Shot " contest for amateur photographers around B.C. It's time for you to enter your best photo! We have received photo entries from more than eighty B.C. communities including; 100 Mile House, Campbell River, Burnaby, Vancouver, Kelowna, Chilliwack, Surrey, Hope, Invermere, Langley, Lumby, Maple Ridge,Nanaimo, Nelson,Prince George, Quesnel, Sooke, Vernon, and Victoria.

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  7. Highway 1 no longer making the cutRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | North Shore News

    ... help figure out why the daily traffic flow between the top of the Cut in North Vancouver and Willingdon Avenue in Burnaby has gotten so bad in recent years - and what can be done about it. It's a question of numbers and a theoretical tipping point ...

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  8. Jane Fonda sounds climate change alarm in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    "I loved them," she says, perched cross-legged on a sofa at a downtown Toronto hotel. "Until I married somebody that owned another team."

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  9. Pickleball grows from humble originsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2013 | Daily News

    ... held. At the senior games, pickleball has experienced a 64 per cent growth since last year's games. In 2012 in Burnaby there were 94 participants; this year 154 pickleballers will pass through the gyms at South Kamloops secondary. "It's not ...

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  10. 10 reasons why canoeing is, and always will be, coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Westender

    ... their brain bank. Venture to Deep Cove and paddle up Indian Arm. Take a leisurely family paddle around Deer Lake in Burnaby and/or Buntzen Lake near Port Moody. Canoe rentals are available at outfitters like MEC Vancouver and, as an extra, it even ...

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  11. Controversial Rize Alliance tower scores in presaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Globe and Mail

    Developer Will Lin is relieved to have construction under way on the Independent after facing opposition from locals. Developer Will Lin is relieved to have construction under way on the Independent after facing opposition from locals.

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  12. CHS Pics | USA! USA! Watching the Women's World Cup on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Here is the red, white, and blue scene we found in 12th Ave's Rhein Haus this week as Team USA defeated Germany to move to the finals of the 2015 Women's World Cup . Sunday's 4 PM final in Vancouver BC pits Team USA against Japan so, naturally, you should watch the game at Naka, Hana, Aoki, Shibumi, Momiji if they have TVs.

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  13. WestJet bomb threats not just a frustration for the airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | CBC News

    Five threats, including four bomb scares, have targeted WestJet flights this week - the latest on a flight from Las Vegas to Victoria on Thursday night. Sandra Strawson says passengers on a flight from Las Vegas to Victoria had to wait two hours to get their luggage after a bomb hoax.

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  14. Chinese cafes adapt to changing clienteleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Vancouver Courier

    Susan Ng has operated New Town Bakery with her husband in Chinatown for 35 years. "In this day and age, we can't keep thinking about before," she says about the changes to the community.

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  15. Chinatown changes not about declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Vancouver Courier

    Fannie Kung operated a general store in Chinatown for 40 years. She says change has come to Chinatown and the community must adapt: "It's not Chinatown.

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  16. What's On: Published July 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

    The TIMES publishes a comprehensive calendar of events, meetings, support services and more happening in and around Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge. If you wish to submit a non-profit entry for consideration, please email it at least two weeks in advance to editorial@mrtimes.com.

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  17. Vancouver's detached home prices at record high as demand soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Globe and Mail

    ... to a record high last month amid robust demand for all housing types. The region, which includes suburbs such as Burnaby and Richmond, saw the price for detached houses average $1,442,296 last month, up from $1,200,539 in June, 2014, the Real Estate ...

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  18. Out in Vancouver: July 2 - "7, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Xtra!

    I sometimes get a craving for art that is new to me, especially if there's an open bar. This one won't have an open bar but it will have Juice Truck lemonade cocktails, so close enough.

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  19. Outer Vancouver suburbs strongly reject tax for transit upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Globe and Mail

    ... at TransLink to be the primary factors. "It's very hard when you count the number of SkyTrain stations in Burnaby and New Westminster and Surrey a and Langley has zero," Mr. Schaffer said, noting that many Langley residents already pay tolls to use ...

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  20. Report reveals down side of B.C. elevator and escalator useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Canada.com

    SFU Marketing Professor Lindsay Meredith says TransLink needs a simple course in marketing if it wants to overcome a negative image and take control of its reputation. Vancouver rang in Canada Day with fireworks Wednesday night, which means your Instagram feed is going to be nothing but fireworks for the next twenty-four hours.

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