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Syrian refugees to hold multicultural dinner for community on December 3

Asmaa Qawas and Manar Alsaid Ahmed didn’t know what to expect when they came to Canada as Syrian refugees 11 months ago, but to their surprise, they were welcomed with open arms. Through their...

Northern Gateway rejection proves communities can stop pipelines – including Trans Mountain

Today’s decision by the federal government to reject the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers proposal is an important and hard-fought victory says West Coast Environmental Law – one that...

Gitga'at First Nation celebrates "final victory" over Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline

Nation looks forward to a post-Enbridge reality and new relationships with government

B.C. NDP announces policy to ban trophy hunting of grizzlies

As part of its 2017 election platform, the New Democratic Party of British Columbia has pledged to ban all trophy hunting of grizzly bears in the province. Humane Society International/Canada is...

PetFam is the latest addition to Vancouver’s burgeoning sharing economy

Stressed in the search for pet sitting? Safely exchange free, in-home care

Photos: National Aboriginal Veterans Day Celebration March

The National Aboriginal Veterans Day March and celebration took place on Tuesday, November 8th in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.  The celebration started at Carnegie Centre with veterans'...
Brittany Ulmer-Wightman

Woman wanted in pot shop robbery

Investigators with the Vancouver Police are looking for the final suspect who is now wanted for her part in an alleged robbery of a Vancouver marijuana shop. Just before 9 pm on Sunday...

Wi-Fi coming to rest areas throughout the province

Free, public Wi-Fi will soon be installed at select rest areas throughout the province, thanks to a partnership between the Province, TELUS and ICBC, announced Minister of Transportation and...

Canzine West 2016: giant zine fest hits Vancouver on Nov 5

Free festival showcases the best in zine and DIY art
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