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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Marine debris clean-up efforts in jeopardy as funding runs out

Container debris

Residents of Vancouver Island's west coast are concerned a summer of shoreline clean-up work could be lost if funding can't be found to complete the project.

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The pioneering women who fought to build Canada’s first women’s shelters

Margo Goodhand

In 1973, groups of women in five Canadian cities began creating the first shelters for abused women. None of them knew of the others' existence, but all of them found a need.

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SFU prof launches petition to change Clan team name

SFU CLAN wearing BrainShield Decals

For more than 50 years, SFU's sports teams have played under the name The Clan. But now, amid violent neo-Nazi marches in the United States, some professors and students are sounding the alarm that the name evokes a very different clan — the Ku Klux Klan.

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Bella Gelateria locations in Vancouver sold in bidding war

bella gelateria marinaside

The company's three locations were listed for sale last month.

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Victoria cracks down on short term rentals

Victoria introduces tougher rules on vacation rentals

Regulations approved Thursday will only allow short term rentals in primary residences and operators will need a business licence

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