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Fire danger ratings in B.C. are generally moderate to high.
Strong winds and high temperatures are forecast across much of British Columbia this weekend, and the BC Wildfire Service says that could increase fire activity.A release from the wildfire service says fire danger ratings in B.C.
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Twenty-one municipalities and 17 First Nations opposed the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion currently under federal review.

Here's what protesters had to say about the project in Vancouver on Wednesday.

#cdnpoli #FirstNations #Canada #pipeline #oilsands #tarsands #KinderMorgan
More than 300 people piped up against the pipelines at a Trans Mountain expansion rally in Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday afternoon.
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The B.C. government has said the 15-per-cent tax is aimed at addressing skyrocketing real estate prices in Metro Vancouver, the province's most densely populated region.
Cardboard moving boxes are piled about the living room of an otherwise half-packed house nestled on a tree-lined residential street in a quiet Vancouver-area suburb — a scene frozen in time that the home's owners blame on British Columbia's controversial new tax on foreign buyers.The in-transition state of the home in Coquitlam has been the status
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Latin Mass at Chan Centre capstones EMV's inaugural BachFest.
Latin Mass at Chan Centre capstones EMV's inaugural BachFest
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CLEANER COMMUTE and Good news — Evo Car Share has expanded its boundaries to include North Vancouver, Metrotown, Capilano University, SFU and BCIT.

#carshare #carpooling #EvoCarShare #clean
Good news — Evo Car Share has expanded its boundaries to include North Vancouver, Metrotown, Capilano University, SFU and BCIT.
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Get rollin'
A new mobile application, Biko, is on a mission to pay Vancouver cyclists by turning kilometres biked into rewards earned from local businesses. By downloading the free app on their smartphones, users can earn a digital coin called “biko” for every kilometre they pedal.
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Dr. Evan Wood, co-author of the study, said there's a greater awareness that for many people, addiction is a chronic disease.
A study by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is calling for more doctors across Canada to be formally trained to diagnose and treat patients addicted to drugs.Dr.
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Officials at British Columbia's public power utility have been raising concerns as early as 2009.

#BCHydro #Fracking #dam
Officials at British Columbia's public power utility have been raising concerns as early as 2009 that earthquakes caused by a controversial gas-extraction method used in the mining industry may put the province's largest hydroelectric dams at risk, internal documents reveal.Emails obtained through an access-to-information request by the Canadian Ce
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When I first started to meditate, I thought that the point of sitting cross-legged on a cushion was get to a state of “no thought.” I viewed thoughts themselves as a problem — it turns out this is a common misperception for beginning meditators.It’s true that after some practice, the turbulence in my mind has decreased, but it wasn’t because I foun
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Fashion with progressive, sustainable values.
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On Monday July 11, performers will gather at the Woodwards Atrium for a free event: Keys to the Streets: Woodwards Summer Jam Session.
On Monday July 11, performers will gather at the Woodwards Atrium for Keys to the Streets: Woodwards Summer Jam Session.
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