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Japan earthquake victim children uplifted by Canadian gifts

In earthquake and tsunami-hit Japan, Canadian toys and pins helped boost the mood of many children who had lost homes and family to the disaster.

Harper's North Vancouver visit met by anti-pipeline protest, arrest

Anti-pipeline demonstrators called Harper's support for the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline a "lack of political leadership" during his North Vancouver visit today.

Speculating on Vancouver's flippin' real estate market

What to do about the speculation in Vancouver's real estate?

North Van kisses its fireboats goodbye

North Shore will have use of two vessels in emergencies, but won't berth or crew them. Good idea? Opinion's mixed.

The Sweet Tooth Cakery dishes up gluten free treats

Looking for a gluten free wedding cake? Look no further. The Sweet Tooth Cakery fulfills most specialty cake requests.

Missing hiker found injured after nine days lost in Hanns Valley

Michael St. Laurent, 45, was found along the backside of Grouse Mountain by an off-duty search and rescue team member Saturday.  With a modest amount of gear, St. Laurent survived with rain...

Surrey teen convicted after convincing people to set off fire sprinkler systems

He convinced staff or patrons at 19 hotels and restaurants in North Van to set off the fire suppression systems.

Comedian Maz Jobrani brings stereotype-smashing jokes to Vancouver

"Every time they show us on TV, they always show the crazy guy burning a flag, going, 'Death to America!'" joked Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani in a stand-up routine. "Just once, I...

Is North Vancouver ready for a chlorine leak during an earthquake?

The City of North Vancouver's key spokesperson, the mayor, believes the municipality is ready to face both a major earthquake and a chlorine leak at the Canexus Chemical plant. This scenario, though...

Asst. fire chief recounts details of fighting sulphur fire on Capilano Reserve

"The sulphur in there was smouldering and causing a moderate amount of smoke.  It wasn't free flaming.  We went in and put it out.  The Squamish Nation and Norgate were put on...