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 2018-02-19 06:00 

Vancouver Sun

'No pain, no gain' shouldn't be runners' training mantra, experts say...

"No pain, no gain has been debunked, especially for runners," said Jean-Francois Esculier, the vice-president and director of research and development with The Running Clinic. "So......

 2018-02-19 06:00 

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Nutrition tips: Online nutrition gossip — who should you trust?...

When someone recommends that you should completely avoid a food group (like dairy or grains or red meats, etc.) without knowing your medical history, physical activity levels, or your nutrient requ......

 2018-02-19 06:00 

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Week 5 Sun Run InTraining schedule...

VANCOUVER SUN RUN INTRAININGWEEK 5 | Feb. 17-23WALK 10K / NORDIC WALK 10K(Session 1 — 48 minutes)Warm-up: Walk slow and easy for 10 min.5 min. brisk walk, 2 min. recovery walkDo this combination 4 ......

 2018-02-19 06:00 

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Lynn Kanuka's coaching advice: Be weather wise and go with the flow...

Don't let weather stop you — but be wise — "go with the flow" and figure out alternative options....

 2018-02-19 04:19 

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Opinion: Budget will reflect values of Horgan government...

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James will set the tone for the New Democrat government when she delivers her first budget Tuesday. From my experience as a finance minister I know this day is likely t......

 2018-02-19 04:00 

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Opinion: Blocking a B.C. LNG plant could actually worsen climate change...

Despite all the noise to the contrary, the fact is that building a liquified natural gas plant in B.C. could actually help slow climate change.The reason is simple climate change is a globa......

 2018-02-19 04:00 

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Letters: PM, minister undermined jury's duty and decision...

I support the Saskatchewan jury after enduring racism following its decision to acquit Canadian farmer Gerald Stanley in the death of Colten Boushie, despite the pressure applied during pre-trial a......

 2018-02-19 04:00 

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Opinion: Canadian citizenship should signify a commitment to Canada...

Our MP sends out a regular newsletter, the main function of which seems to be demonstrating how many fine things she is doing for constituents. A recent issue contained a brief piece on citizenship......

 2018-02-19 03:38 

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Advocates demand government action on B.C. housing 'crisis'...

Housing advocates held a rally in downtown Vancouver on Sunday demanding action from the NDP government ahead of the B.C. budget on Tuesday.The rally, organized by the newly-formed Affordabili......

 2018-02-19 03:27 

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Wind and snow knocks out power to thousands across South Coast...

The storm which brought snow to Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver on Saturday knocked out power to 31,000 customers, B.C. Hydro says.The outages were repor......

 2018-02-19 02:52 

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Beckhams take to Whistler's slopes... again...

David Beckham and family have been spotted cruising the slopes in Whistler this weekend.This weekend's visit comes almost a year to day after the Beckhams were spotted in the wintertime town,......

 2018-02-19 01:45 

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Winter blast made Fort Langley's Historic Half even cooler for runners...

Thanks to an overnight "weather event" that brought snow, wind and c-c-c-c-chilly temperatures to the frigid Fraser Valley, the big bonfire inside Fort Langley National Historic Site wa......

 2018-02-19 01:08 

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Civil claim filed against Saanichton skydiving company after injuries...

A Saanichton skydiving company has come under fire after three people were injured in a span of five months.A Sooke man who suffered a brain injury in a skydiving incident last year is suing Capita......

 2018-02-19 00:24 

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Search on for man who vanished after attending Sun Peaks party...

Kamloops Search and Rescue has been called out to help Kamloops Mounties find a 19-year-old man who went missing after attending a house party in Sun Peaks.Ryan Shtuka went to the gathering at a re......

 2018-02-19 00:20 

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Multi-vehicle collision closes highway west of Kelowna...

Highway 97C — otherwise known as the Okaganan Connector — is closed to eastbound traffic Sunday afternoon following a multi-vehicle collision.DriveBC reports the road is closed four kil......

 2018-02-18 22:26 

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The Last Continent: Ice makes Antarctica unforgettable and makes it habitable for penguins, whales, seals and seabirds...

Postmedia columnist Daphne Bramham crosses the notoriously rough Drake Passage from the Falkland Islands to South Georgia — known as the Serengeti of the Southern Ocean — to Antarctica. Her daily r......

 2018-02-18 22:24 

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Dogs and cats sought for blood donation...

Jaxx is ready to save lives.The energetic border collie leaps onto a metal exam table and waits quietly for a veterinary assistant to draw his blood.The donation could help save three other dogs.Li......

 2018-02-18 22:00 

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Nurses say process to transfer international qualifications long, complicated...

Nurses who were educated outside of Canada and want to work within our country can face a labyrinth of application procedures and a wait in limbo of two years or more, an Irish nurse said."I&......

 2018-02-18 21:18 

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Pig seized by SPCA at Revelstoke petting zoo had contagious bacterial...

A pig at a Revelstoke petting zoo tested positive for a bacterial infection that can be transferred to humans, after the SPCA seized several animals from the roadside attraction.Between June and Se......

 2018-02-18 21:07 

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Rob Shaw: NDP's transit strategy gives Metro mayors what they want...

VICTORIA — When the B.C. NDP government handed over control of the Pattullo Bridge to Metro Vancouver politicians in 1999, it was part of an ambitious plan to give municipal politicians their......

 2018-02-18 19:49 

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Three temporary warming centres open today in response to cold weather...

Three temporary warming centres in Vancouver were opened today and will remain open until Tuesday.Environment Canada forecast temperatures of minus 5 for Sunday night, and a high of minus 1 and low......

 2018-02-18 19:17 

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Chinese New Year Parade to welcome Year of the Dog to Vancouver...

The 45th annual Chinese New Year Parade will take over Vancouver's streets this Sunday.The 1.3-kilometre route begins at the Millennium Gate on Pender Street, between Shanghai Alley and Taylo......

 2018-02-18 18:00 

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International: 20 bestselling books of the week for Feb. 10...

Bestselling international books of the week for Feb. 10....

 2018-02-18 17:33 

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Elderly man killed in overnight house fire in East Vancouver...

Investigators are on the scene of a fatal house fire in East Vancouver. A man in his 70s who was living in the basement suite of the two-storey home was found collapsed by firefighters respond......

 2018-02-18 17:05 

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Vancouver weather: Snow, below freezing temperatures to start week...

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018VANCOUVER, B.C. The weather looks worse than it actually is. The Metro Vancouver region was hit by another dump of snow Saturday overnight, along with minus zero temper......

 2018-02-18 16:00 

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Meet the Chef: Derek Grey is focused on tradition...

Derek Grey has been methodically building his culinary skill set since opting for easy credit from a high school cafeteria class. Since then he graduated from the Northwest Culinary Academy and wor......

 2018-02-18 01:42 

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Developer of stalled condo project offers pre-sale buyers unusual options...

The developer of a New Westminster project is giving pre-sale condo buyers a few weeks to make a choice among unusual options that speak to the curveballs facing both builder and buyer in a market ......

 2018-02-18 01:13 

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Richmond farmers campaign against further house-size restrictions...

A group of Richmond farmers has launched a campaign to dissuade government from further reducing the maximum allowable size of houses on agricultural land in the city.The Richmond Farmland Owners A......

 2018-02-17 22:47 

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Three arrested after fleeing police...

Three people were arrested in Abbotsford early Saturday morning after a police chase that involved using the RCMP-operated regional police helicopter.Abbotsford Police received a call about a stole......

 2018-02-17 22:44 

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Government responds to sasquatch lawsuit...

The B.C. government has responded to a lawsuit filed by a sasquatch tracker who claims the province has "breached its stewardship responsibility" by failing to recognize and protect the......

 2018-02-17 21:43 

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REAL SCOOP: IHIT on the scene of Coquitlam murder...

Homicide investigators are on the scene of another murder this time in Coquitlam. Coquitlam RCMP received several calls of shots fired in the area of Sylvan Place and Riverview Crescen......

 2018-02-17 20:24 

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Province to appeal NEB ruling on Burnaby's Trans Mountain bylaw...

VICTORIA — The provincial government is appealing a decision that allows Kinder Morgan Canada to bypass local regulations in constructing its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.The National En......

 2018-02-17 16:44 

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One person dead in Coquitlam shooting Friday night...

Homicide detectives have been called in to investigate after one person was shot to death in Coquitlam Friday night.Coquitlam RCMP confirmed the fatality early Saturday morning, but said any more i......

 2018-02-17 16:00 

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Enter Shikari wants The Spark to start fires...

Enter ShikariWhen: Feb. 16, 8 p.m.Where: The ImperialTickets and info: At the doorFor the past 15 years Hertfordshire quartet Enter Shikari has built a solid and passionate fan base in the U.K. Eno......

 2018-02-17 16:00 

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Book review: Chinese memoir illuminates a time of political madness...

The Unceasing Storm: Memories of the Chinese Cultural RevolutionKatherine Luo | Douglas & McIntyre240 pages, $22.95Do you remember the boy who stopped the tanks? His compelling image was seen a......

 2018-02-17 16:00 

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This Week in History: 1960 — A cigar smokin' 102-year-old puffs for a portrait...

On Feb. 15, 1960, The Vancouver Sun ran a front-page photo of an old lady puffing on a cigar."Definitely unimpressed by Swedish campaign against smoking is 102-year-old Mrs. Matilda Boynton, ......

 2018-02-17 14:56 

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White Rock prize home showcases the contemporary and the traditional...

The latest BC Children's Hospital Choices Lottery home took a deliberate move away from the all-things-beige colour palette typical of show homes. The results? A West Coast vibe nothing short......

 2018-02-17 14:53 

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The Home Front: Tiny home design at the BC Home + Garden Show...

Innovative design is often the result of someone addressing a need and that's certainly the case with Vancouver's Mint Tiny House Company, which is exhibiting at the 47th annual BC......

 2018-02-17 14:17 

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Sold (Bought): Burnaby condo has far-reaching views...

The big sell: Listing agent Keith Roy reports that this two-bedroom Burnaby condo in Ledingham McAllister's Perspectives building sold in 2015 for $475,000....

 2018-02-17 14:00 

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The Last Continent: Microfibres invade even these pristine waters...

Postmedia columnist Daphne Bramham crosses the notoriously rough Drake Passage from the Falkland Islands to South Georgia — known as the Serengeti of the Southern Ocean — to Antarctica. Her daily r......

 2018-02-17 13:48 

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Living large at Hillcrest at Sullivan Ridge...

There's something about a newly built home. Everything is shiny and untarnished, the stylings are modern, the appliances are efficient and if you've picked a good homebuilder &n......

 2018-02-17 11:30 

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B.C. budget: The NDP's first fiscal plan will likely not live up to voters' many expectations...

The NDP's first major budget, after 16 years in opposition, has little money to finance all the party's campaign promises. Voters with high hopes for change may be left disappointed....

 2018-02-17 05:58 

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Five things we learned from Vancouver's Amazon HQ2 proposal...

Vancouver will not be home to Amazon's HQ2, but it's not for lack of effort. The Vancouver Economic Commission has released its bid to become "Amazon's home away from h......

 2018-02-17 05:58 

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The Happenings: Three things to do in Vancouver this weekend...

Looking for something to do in Metro Vancouver? Here are three suggestions for the weekend of Feb. 17-18.The 45th Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade: Year of the DogOne of Vancouver's......

 2018-02-17 04:00 

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Opinion: Gender politics — no rules or new rules?...

My home is in South False Creek and I teach at a university downtown. I often walk over the Cambie Bridge on my way to class. On my route I pass by the display windows of department stores. Recentl......

 2018-02-17 04:00 

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Opinion: Driving — compete or cooperate?...

I've spent most of my 40-plus years of driving in Metro Vancouver, but have also had the opportunity to drive in major cities in England, Greece, Egypt and France. When I return from these tr......

 2018-02-17 04:00 

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Alex Hemingway: B.C. needs bold, transformative change. Will Budget 2018 bring it?...

On Tuesday, the B.C. government presents its first full budget and it's an opportunity to tackle significant crises of affordability, inequality, poverty and environmental degradation.To do s......

 2018-02-17 04:00 

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Editorial: Child care, housing dominate throne speech...

This week's throne speech set out an ambitious agenda for the government in the new legislative session. It covered everything from raising the minimum wage to forest-industry renewal, from l......

 2018-02-17 01:46 

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Second-degree murder conviction in 2011 Christmas Eve homicide...

Police said Friday that they had secured a conviction in the 2011 shooting death of a 27-year-old killed on Christmas Eve in Surrey. Russell Atma Bidesi, 26, was found guilty of se......

 2018-02-17 01:39 

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Vaughn Palmer: Did Weaver's byelection messaging fail due to NDP ties?...

For all of Weaver's vacant threats to bring down the government, the B.C. Liberals are readily positioned as the party of change. Whereas if a voter likes the way things are going under the NDP, wh......

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