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Royal Visit: Syrian refugee family visits with Duke and Duchess
More than three years ago, Alaa Almahameed fled the shell-cratered streets of his ruined village in Syria with his wife and two young daughters in search for a better life. On Sunday, the Alm…
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Royal Visit: Lucky few get the royal handshake and chat - Thousands lined the streets of Vancouver on Sunday dreaming about a quick chat with a duke or duchess, or a royal handshake, but just a lucky few actually saw their dreams come to fruition. But the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made the dreams of numerous royal watchers come true this weekend, singling out the odd person to chat with.  At pregnancy outreach program Sheway in the Downtown Eastside, only a handful of lucky royal w...
Thousands lined the streets on Sunday dreaming about an encounter with a duke or duchess, but just a lucky few actually saw their dreams come to fruition.
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One dead in Richmond house fire - At least one person is dead after an early morning fire in Richmond. The fire at a home on Riverdale Drive just after midnight Sunday is being investigated by RCMP, fire crews and the coroner. When fire crews arrived they were told that people may be trapped inside. Few details are being released on the victim and the suspicious blaze.
At least one person is dead after an early morning fire in Richmond. The fire at a home on Riverdale Drive just after midnight Sunday is being investigated by RCMP, fire crews and the coroner. When…
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Royal Visit: William and Kate meet moms battling addiction in Vancouver
VANCOUVER — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s promise to meet with all kinds of Canadians took them to Vancouver’s gritty Downtown Eastside Sunday, where they met with mothers r…
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No one injured when helicopter crashes in Langley field - Everyone walked away uninjured from an emergency landing of a helicopter in a farmer’s field in Langley this weekend. Mounties aren’t calling it a crash, but rather an aeronautical incident,” where a homemade and “experimental” aircraft set down in a field close to the Langley Regional Airport at about 5:45 p.m. Saturday, said Langley RCMP Sgt. Alexandra Mulvihill. She confirmed the helicopter ended up on its side. The helicopter was...
Everyone walked away uninjured from an emergency landing of a helicopter in a farmer’s field in Langley this weekend.
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FlipOut Pinball Expo delights Vancouver wizards of all ages - The Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo, running Friday through Sunday, has Holiday Inn Downtown packed with more than 100 pinball machines set to free play.  Pinball wizards young and old can catch industry speakers, meet vendors and take turns challenging high scores on crowd favourites such as Medieval Madness, Twilight Zone and The Addams Family.  The tournament’s finals take place Sunday. Adult passes are $20, youth aged 13-18 pa...
The Vancouver FlipOut Pinball Expo, running Friday through Sunday, has Holiday Inn Downtown packed with more than 100 pinball machines set to free play. Pinball wizards young and ol…
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Raise-a-Reader: Graduation becomes a family affair - For Harmony and Lorrie Forseth, graduation is a family affair. Seventeen-year-old Harmony earned her Dogwood certificate from Britannia Secondary in June, the same month her mother Lorrie earned her Early Childhood Education Assistant credentials from the Canucks Family Education Centre. “Until now I had a cleaning job, just one day every two weeks, but I keep busy volunteering (at CFEC),” said Lorrie. “I hope that my ECE is the beginning...
For Harmony and Lorrie Forseth, graduation is a family affair. Seventeen-year-old Harmony earned her Dogwood certificate from Britannia Secondary in June, the same month her mother Lorrie earn…
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William and Kate visit pregnancy outreach centre in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
As the royal couple made their whirlwind tour through Vancouver they stopped into Sheway to meet a handful of young moms.
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Fallen Vancouver Island Mountie added to honour roll - As he concluded the ceremony Sunday in Vancouver’s Stanley Park, Chaplain Jim Turner told those attending the British Columbia Law Enforcement Memorial that by this time next year he hopes for one thing. “It is my prayer by this time next year we will have no more names to add to the honour roll,” Turner told the crowd. The annual ceremony is well attended by representatives of B.C’s law enforcement and public safety community and their...
As he concluded the ceremony Sunday in Vancouver’s Stanley Park, Chaplain Jim Turner told those attending the British Columbia Law Enforcement Memorial that by this time next year he hopes fo…
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Daphne Bramham: Lessons for Canada from how the Koch brothers hijacked democracy
This was supposed to be the year that the American billionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, bought the presidency in their zealous bid to reshape the United States into a libertarian utopia.
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Authorities search for clues in Washington's Cascade Mall shooting
Investigators on Sunday tried to piece together information on the 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shootings who was apprehended after a nearly 24-hour manhunt.
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Royal visit: Duke, duchess delight thousands in Victoria - The royals brought no shortage of magic to the rapturous crowds gathered in Victoria on Saturday, but only a handful got to see little Prince George, dressed in a Robin’s egg blue sweater and navy shorts, walk shyly off the plane at CFB Esquimalt, holding both of his parents hands.  Prince William had to stop at one point, lean over and whisper a few encouraging words in George’s ear, while Princess Charlotte snuggled in close to he...
The royals brought no shortage of magic to the rapturous crowds gathered in Victoria on Saturday, but only a handful got to see little Prince George, dressed in a Robin’s egg b…
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