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Metro Vancouver's leading source for local arts and entertainment coverage.
Metro Vancouver's leading source for local arts and entertainment coverage.

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The provincial government has reported that all is well after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake gave people a bit of shock when it struck at 11:39 p.m. on December 29.

#earthquake   #vancouver   #vancouverearthquake  

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One of the most important reports submitted to the National Energy Board’s review of Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion has been denied, according to a biologist with one of the hearing’s intervenors.

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Vancouver police issue warning after multiple drug overdoses in December

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After living in sanctuary in Langley’s Walnut Grove Lutheran Church for more than two years to avoid arrest and deportation by the CBSA, Jose Figueroa learned on Monday that he has been granted a rare exemption to remain in Canada.

#vancouver   #immigration   #permanentresidency  

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This is the time of year when media outlets review the biggest news stories of the year.

Expect to hear a whole lot about Donald Trump, terrorist attacks in Paris and California, and the collapse of the Canadian dollar. In Vancouver, the focus will be on higher real-estate prices.

But it wasn't all bleak. Here are five stories that might cheer you up.

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Even if you aren’t an expert baker, the pros offer advice on how to make some of the most festive gifts for Christmas.

#christmas   #baking   #giving   #sweettreat  

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Sean Ramsay, who works for the Lookout Society, says he was detained for four hours on October 2 and released with no charges. This came after an arrest that he says was made because he protested when city workers impounded his bicycle, which he had locked to a parking meter.

#Vancouver   #vanpoli   #dtes   #bylaws  

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Mayor Gregor Robertson has added his voice to the already loud chorus calling for the removal of the Trump name from one of Vancouver’s newest and tallest skyscrapers.

#Trump   #Vancouver   #realestate   #DumpTrump  
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