Friday, July 20, 2018

Canadian Premier League announces details for Vancouver Island team

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Vancouver Island has joined the Canadian Premier League, a league "for Canadians, by Canadians," says commissioner.



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City of Burnaby makes move to preserve rental housing in Metrotown area

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Council says it will work with new provincial zoning regulations to maintain affordable housing stock in the area.



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IHIT investigates suspicious death in Abbotsford

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Detectives from Abbotsford Police and IHIT are investigating the suspicious death of a 32-year-old man.



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Mount Polley Mine ordered to pay wages to employees it laid off without proper notice

Mount Polley mine tailings spill cleanup, Aug. 2014

The B.C. Labour Relations Board has ordered the Mount Polley Mining Corporation to pay wages to more than two dozen employees it laid off earlier this year without giving proper notification.



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As victim of mistaken identity remembered, expert says similar events are rare

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More than a thousand people gathered to remember Paul Bennett, a 47-year-old father of two who was gunned down in broad daylight in a quiet residential suburb in Cloverdale on June 23.



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Here's (some of) what's wrong with B.C.'s taxi system

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Anyone who's ever tried to grab a cab home to the suburbs at closing time on the Granville Strip knows there's a serious taxi problem in B.C.



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No swimming at Trout Lake, Barnet Marine Park due to E. coli

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Two popular swimming spots in Metro Vancouver have been shut down until further notice due to high bacterial levels in the water.



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