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Vancouver elementary school to dump name of lord linked to Boer War, other atrocities

Vancouver elementary school to dump name of lord linked to Boer War, other atrocities

VANCOUVER — Members of the Vancouver School Board have voted unanimously to support the renaming of Lord Roberts Elementary in the city's West End neighbourhood.
Candlelight vigil to remember Vernon's Ashley Wadsworth on anniversary of her murder

Candlelight vigil to remember Vernon's Ashley Wadsworth on anniversary of her murder

"We hope to see you all there to remember our beautiful angel," the family said in announcing the vigil.
Heightened food costs hammer Nuu-chah-nulth-aht

Heightened food costs hammer Nuu-chah-nulth-aht

Throughout the regions of Nuu-chah-nulth territory there are a number of various remote communities that have limited access to grocery stores.
Fraser Valley bus drivers give strike notice, could stop collecting fares Thursday

Fraser Valley bus drivers give strike notice, could stop collecting fares Thursday

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The union representing transit bus drivers in B.C.'s Fraser Valley has given a 72-hour strike notice and could stop collecting fares from Thursday.
Prince George helicopter bringing the hospital to northern B.C. patients

Prince George helicopter bringing the hospital to northern B.C. patients

Dedicated rotary medevac service spawns local critical care paramedic training program
Are metals headed for a golden age?

Are metals headed for a golden age?

Resource investors at Vancouver conference predict gold prices could hit record high this year
Alberta family learns of son's death in Victoria through Google search

Alberta family learns of son's death in Victoria through Google search

After failing to reach his son Scott to wish him a happy birthday, Glen Grier started searching online for his name along with Victoria, B.C. The second hit was Scott's obituary.
Death at 844 Johnson: 'We both knew this building was going to kill him'

Death at 844 Johnson: 'We both knew this building was going to kill him'

In a video shot by his daughter just before Christmas, Jamaal Johnson said it was impossible for him to fight his addictions while living at 844 Johnson. He was right
Dix announces $30M for north Island health; Port Hardy ER to remain closed overnight

Dix announces $30M for north Island health; Port Hardy ER to remain closed overnight

Port McNeill and Port Hardy hospitals have been crippled by doctor and nurse shortages, resulting in emergency-department closures since the spring.
Five-foot fence post thrown at Vancouver city bus window, police say

Five-foot fence post thrown at Vancouver city bus window, police say

VANCOUVER — Metro Vancouver Transit Police say they are investigating after a five-foot metal fence post was allegedly thrown at the windshield of a city bus on Friday night. They say the impact shattered the glass near the driver’s side of the bus.
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