Sunday, May 27, 2018

Vancouver files claim against owners of vessel that leaked fuel in 2015

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Mayor Gregor Robertson says city still hasn't been paid back for about $550,000 it spent on response efforts.



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Gardening is hot with millenials right now, says master garderner

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Master gardener Brian Minter says gardening has caught on big with millennials.



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Got time? Love the outdoors? Kamloops Search and Rescue wants you

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Kamloops Search and Rescue is on the lookout for volunteers with a "team mentality."



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The Trans Mountain pipeline explained using Settlers of Catan

Settlers of Catan

The board game Settlers of Catan is all about strategy, natural resources and improving terms of trade. Not unlike the Trans Mountain pipeline dispute.



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'Open for business': How the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation revitalized forestry in B.C.'s northwest

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After Lax Kw'alaams First Nation bought a tree farm in 2005, they became the main player in northwest B.C.'s forestry industry. Revenues from lumber exports have allowed the First Nation to expand their economic portfolio rapidly.



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B.C. Grade 12 student wins prestigious scholarship, hopes to study brother's illness

Ella Chan and family

Ella Chan's brother battles nephrotic syndrome, an auto-immune disease that attacks the kidneys. She's now become the first British Columbian to win the prestigious STEAM Horizon Award — a $25,000 scholarship that recognizes the work she's done to raise awareness.



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Pedestrian dies after overnight collision in Vancouver

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The man was hit by an SUV on Cambie Street between West 19 and 20 Avenue just after 3 a.m. He later died of his injuries.



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