Saturday, September 23, 2017

Fire closes Surrey Central Station

Surrey Central Skytrain

Trains are passing through the station but not stopping. The Millennium and Canada Lines are unaffected.



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'Like a ship in a sea of broken concrete': a reporter remembers 1985 Mexico quake

Mexico City earthquakes Sept 19, 1985 and Sept 19 2017

On the same day 32 years ago, a reporter awakened with a jolt in a Mexico City apartment.



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Global experiment in human connection hits Vancouver this weekend

Eye contact

They say the eyes are the window to the soul and this weekend hundreds of cities across the world will take part in a global eye contact experiment to find out just how true that is.



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DTES residents fear more park patrols would drive drug users 'into further isolation'

used needles

Vancouver city council is considering increasing current park patrol due to the prevalence of needles on park grounds.



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Female students at B.C. high school told their T-shirts 'kind of suggestive'

t-shirt pulled from photo day

On the day Grade 12 students at a Coquitlam, B.C. high school were scheduled to have their photos taken, a group of female students decided to have some fun.



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Friday, September 22, 2017

Save Hawthorne Park group in Surrey takes its message to City Hall

Save-Hawthorne-Park-Petition

Dozens of people opposed to a plan to build a road through a popular Surrey park descended on City Hall Friday afternoon to deliver a petition with more than 12,000 signatures.



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North Vancouver centre offers one stop shop for youth wellness

Foundry North Shore

Foundry North Shore officially opened its doors on Friday. The centre provides a wide array of health and social services for free to youth aged 12 to 24.



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