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 2018-07-19 16:29 

Vancouver Sun

Body of missing Surrey swimmer recovered from Buntzen Lake...

The body of a swimmer who went missing in Buntzen Lake has been recovered.Coquitlam RCMP said Thursday morning that the body of a 19-year-old Surrey man who went missing two days earlier had been f......

 2018-07-19 15:41 

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B.C. government to deliver report on ride hailing, discuss next steps...

The B.C. government is set to release on Thursday morning a long-awaited report on the taxi industry and discuss next steps for ride hailing in the province.B.C. is one of the last jurisdictions in......

 2018-07-19 13:47 

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Vancouver: Mix of sun and cloud to finish the week...

VANCOUVER, B.C.: July 19, 2018 Thursday's weather will see sun and some cloud heralding temperatures in the low 20s.That will last throughout the weekend but be careful temper......

 2018-07-19 02:08 

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Multiple fires burning in southern B.C. Interior...

After a series of lightning strikes on Tuesday evening, wildfires and wildfire smoke is visible in many parts of the Okanagan Valley and other parts of the southern Interior.According to the B.C. W......

 2018-07-19 02:06 

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The Happenings: Three things to do in Vancouver on Thursday, July 19...

Looking for something to do in Metro Vancouver? Here are three suggestions for Thursday, July 19.Too Many ZoozToo Many Zooz are a jazz group from New York City, consisting of Leo Pellegrino, M......

 2018-07-19 01:50 

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Wildfire near Vanderhoof prompts evacuation alert...

Residents in a rural area west of Vanderhoof are holding their breath Wednesday after a wildfire led officials to put them on evacuation alert.The area covered by the alert is north of the Nechako ......

 2018-07-19 01:07 

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No construction ramp-up on Trans Mountain since purchase deal with Ottawa...

Construction spending on the Trans Mountain oil pipeline has been minimal since the Canadian government announced its $4.5-billion purchase of the expansion project and its existing assets from Kin......

 2018-07-19 01:00 

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Letters: Waiting for treatment in B.C.'s public health care system means years of pain...

Re: Former premier comes to defence of private health care, July 13You don't have to be an ex-premier to defend private diagnostic and surgical care. In my own case, if I could have afforded ......

 2018-07-19 00:58 

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Vaughn Palmer: Premiers from the past weigh in on present pressing issues...

VICTORIA — Back in the news after a long interval is Gordon Campbell, gone from the office of B.C. premier for seven years and now a resident of Ontario."Former premier comes to defence ......

 2018-07-19 00:29 

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North Vancouver MP Jonathan Wilkinson named federal minister of fisheries, oceans and coast guard...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet shuffle on Wednesday saw a number of MPs receiving significant portfolio boosts — one of whom was North Vancouver MP Jonathan Wilkinson.As the ne......

 2018-07-19 00:01 

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How B.C.'s new union-only construction rules will actually work...

VICTORIA — The B.C. government's announcement this week of new union-only labour rules on building projects sparked a deluge of rhetoric from both advocates and opponents of the change.......

 2018-07-18 23:15 

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Man who used axe to murder mom gets life with no parole for 15 years...

A Richmond man who used an axe to murder his mother has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 15 years.In March, a B.C. Supreme Court jury found Darwin Lescano, 42, guilty......

 2018-07-18 22:38 

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B.C. strata groups can fine defiant Airbnb hosts up to $1,000 a day...

Homeowners groups in B.C. will soon be able to fine owners or residents up to $1,000 a day for defying the corporation's bylaws on short-term rentals.The B.C. government says the regulations ......

 2018-07-18 22:30 

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Chris Atchison: B.C. needs Ministry of the Built Environment to manage construction issues...

It's hard to think the construction sector is in trouble this summer, when everywhere across the province you see tall cranes, seas of hard hats, and traffic cones — all outward signs of a prospero......

 2018-07-18 22:17 

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Cougar with no fear of humans killed by police in Nanaimo...

Mounties in Nanaimo shot and killed a cougar that has been spotted prowling in the area for weeks.RCMP Const. Gary O'Brien says they received numerous reports of a cougar roaming the docks an......

 2018-07-18 21:32 

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Former Real Housewives of Vancouver star Jody Claman ordered to pay special costs...

Jody Claman, a former star of The Real Housewives of Vancouver, has been ordered to pay special costs a second time after a dispute with her ex-husband over child-custody payments.Claman, who was a......

 2018-07-18 19:59 

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City of Burnaby gives Kinder Morgan protesters 72-hour eviction notice...

The City of Burnaby has issued a 72-hour eviction notice for the protest camp outside Kinder Morgan's tank farm on Burnaby Mountain.In a notice directed Tuesday to the protesters, the city is......

 2018-07-18 19:59 

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Hiker dies after being struck by tree on trail near Campbell River...

A 57-year-old woman was fatally struck by a falling tree while hiking north of Campbell River on Tuesday.The Williams Lake woman was hiking the Ripple Rock Trail, about 17 kilometres north of Campb......

 2018-07-18 19:26 

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Vancouver police shouldn't investigate their own street-check policy: rights advocates...

Indigenous and civil rights groups are arguing that the Vancouver Police Department should not be responsible for investigating itself on the issue of significant racial disparity in the department......

 2018-07-18 19:15 

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Kelowna cracks down on short-term rentals...

Most carriage homes, secondary suites and investment properties could not be offered as short-term rentals under proposed restrictions endorsed by Kelowna city council.Council agreed unanimously Mo......

 2018-07-18 18:38 

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Fake abduction and Bitcoin ransom used to swindle Richmond resident: RCMP...

Mounties in Richmond say it appears criminals have added Bitcoin ransom to the growing list of manoeuvres to swindle money from unsuspecting people.Officers responded to a report of an abduction on......

 2018-07-18 18:07 

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Hump Day leftovers: 'Fort rednecks,' crickets, wine run, legends visit...

"Cricket flour is actually a super food, and it's eco-friendly. We believe cricket powder is the complete protein of the future. And we believe cricket powder is the most sustainable so......

 2018-07-18 18:01 

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Vancouver and District Labour Council endorses Kennedy Stewart for mayor...

Vancouver mayoral candidate Kennedy Stewart has won the support of the Vancouver and District Labour Council.Stewart, who is stepping down as federal NDP MP for Burnaby South to run to ta......

 2018-07-18 18:00 

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Seven things to do in the Lower Mainland from July 20 to 26...

Uncle Fester, the corpse flowerWhen: Any day nowWhere: Bloedel Conservatory, Queen Elizabeth ParkTickets and info: Vancouver.ca The Titan Arum is a large flowering plant native to the rainforests o......

 2018-07-18 18:00 

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CURRENT showcases feminist electronic arts and artists...

CURRENT: Feminist Electronic Art Symposium 2.0When: July 25 to 29, various dates and timesWhere: Various locationsTickets and info: currentsyposium.com and EventbriteIn June of 2016, the Deep Minim......

 2018-07-18 18:00 

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Anthony Gismondi: B.C. wine of the week, wine to cellar and calendar items...

Wine expert Anthony Gismondi's news from the wine and food world, recommended B.C. wine of the week, and a wine to add to your cellar....

 2018-07-18 18:00 

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Beauty Bar: AG Hair Care Glow Shine Infuse Serum...

We tried it, so you can know before you go to buy it....

 2018-07-18 18:00 

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The Gesualdo Six on the road...

The Gesualdo SixWhen: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.Where: St. James Anglican Church (303 East Cordova St.)Tickets and info: $20-$30 stjames.bc.ca/concertsThe dog days of summer are decidedly not prime time f......

 2018-07-18 18:00 

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This Just In: BEAUTYCOUNTER Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Stick, AVEENO Absolutely Ageless Leave-On Mask and Dr. Roebuck's Icebergs Hydrating Mask...

Three new products worth adding to your beauty counter ......

 2018-07-18 17:00 

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The It List: Michael Michael Kors Jessa Small Logo Graffiti Leather Convertible Backpack...

The fashion item we're coveting this week ......

 2018-07-18 17:00 

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Daphne Bramham: Time to move beyond harm reduction to focus on addictions recovery...

With every new drug crisis in the past three decades, the B.C. government's response has been harm reduction — needle exchanges, safe injection sites, opioid replacement therapies, pres......

 2018-07-18 17:00 

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Need drug treatment? You should be able to 'ask for help once and get support right away': B.C. report...

B.C.'s drug treatment system has focused on harm reduction to save lives during the overdose crisis, but now must emphasize long-term treatment to ensure substance users can recover, says a n......

 2018-07-18 16:05 

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RCMP dive team joins search for missing swimmer in Buntzen Lake...

ANMORE — The RCMP dive team has been called to a lake in Metro Vancouver to assist in the search for a missing man.A news release from Coquitlam RCMP says the dive team will join officers and......

 2018-07-18 15:35 

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More than 2,000 without power in Vancouver...

B.C. Hydro says an equipment failure has led to a power outage affecting more than 2,000 customers this morning in the Mount Pleasant and Riley Park areas of Vancouver.The outage was reported at 7:......

 2018-07-18 15:19 

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Bird lovers flock to Vancouver for summer festival...

Thousands of scientists and general bird lovers will descend on the city Aug. 19-26 for the International Ornithological Congress and Vancouver International Bird Festival. Visit iocongress2018.com......

 2018-07-18 13:47 

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Daily Poll: How do you rate the NDP government's first year in power?...

Premier John Horgan and his NDP cabinet assumed power in the B.C. Legislatures exactly one year ago today.Following the closest election in B.C. history, Horgan's NDP teamed up with Andrew We......

 2018-07-18 13:26 

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Vancouver Weather: Expect mild temperatures as heat warning ends...

VANCOUVER, B.C.: July 18, 2018 Wednesday's weather brings us a break from the heat.Environment Canada says the heat warning for Metro Vancouver and the south coast of B.C. has en......

 2018-07-18 13:00 

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B.C.'s two largest health boards offer new addictions services to address overdose crisis...

Survey of drug users prompts Fraser Health to add more addictions services, while Vancouver Coastal expands its addictions hub at St. Paul's Hospital....

 2018-07-18 13:00 

Vancouver Sun

Mia Stainsby: Restaurants to love in the Okanagan...

The Okanagan. How do I love thee? Let's see. Wine. Food. Cherries. Peaches. Tomatoes. Beaches. Hikes. Cycling. And my favourite: hunting for restaurants.Most recently, I checked out Salt &......

 2018-07-18 04:15 

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The Happenings: Three things to do in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 18...

Looking for something to do in Metro Vancouver? Here are three suggestions for Wednesday, July 18.Sunset CinemaVancouver Civic Theatres invites movie lovers to enjoy their outdoor summer movie seri......

 2018-07-18 03:36 

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Fish story: Did a Vancouver diver really beat a shark to death in 1925?...

As the Discovery Channel gears up for the 30th anniversary of its popular Shark Week, Vancouverites are sure to find themselves asking the same question everybody else asks at this time of year: do......

 2018-07-18 02:52 

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Grizzly bear chases Squamish kayaker in scary encounter caught on video...

A scary encounter between a grizzly bear and a kayaker in Squamish was recently caught on tape.In a video posted to Instagram three days ago by Corey Boux, a tour guide from Wedge Rafting at T......

 2018-07-18 01:00 

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Jean Swanson and Anne Roberts: Here's why we need a Mansion Tax...

Most of us, appalled by homelessness, ask ourselves: How can we have people sleeping on our streets when we live in such a wealthy country? How can it be that working people, especially young ones,......

 2018-07-18 00:37 

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B.C. has second-highest hospital readmission rate in Canada; solutions elusive...

B.C. medical experts are calling for a concerted effort to improve hospital readmission rates, in the wake of a report showing the province had the second highest such rate in Canada.Hospital ......

 2018-07-18 00:03 

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Vaughn Palmer: So far, so good for B.C.'s NDP rule...

VICTORIA — When the new cabinet was sworn in at government house a year ago, some New Democrats were pinching themselves over having made it into government after 16 years in the political wi......

 2018-07-17 23:50 

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Vancouver man bequeaths Kitsilano heritage house to the city...

A charming Kitsilano heritage house with an assessed value of nearly $3 million won't land in the hands of AirBNB landlords or become a target for speculators, thanks to the careful planning ......

 2018-07-17 23:46 

Vancouver Sun

Kitten OK after being rescued from underground pipe in Kamloops...

An adventurous feline has been rescued after getting trapped in an underground pipe in Kamloops. Dan Groess, owner of A Groess Underground sewer and drain services, says he responded to a call Mond......

 2018-07-17 23:41 

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A year later, police still searching for killer of Burnaby teen Marrisa Shen...

The makeshift shrine of flowers is still there, but the person who killed Marrisa Shen is no closer to being caught as the one-year anniversary of the 13-year-old's murder dawns.In fact, the ......

 2018-07-17 23:16 

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Vancouver police draft guidelines for interacting with undocumented migrants...

Vancouver police have released proposed guidelines for officers on interacting with undocumented immigrants, in an effort to ensure migrants can access police services without fear of deportation.T......

 2018-07-17 22:18 

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Two men guilty of violent home invasion in Richmond...

Two men have been convicted in connection with a violent home invasion in which they were found to have stolen more than $1.5 million in valuable watches from the victim's safe.Adrian David G......

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