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Woman’s death in Vancouver clothing donation bin a ‘cry for action’

Woman’s death in Vancouver clothing donation bin a ‘cry for action’

One homeless advocate is calling for change after a woman died after getting caught in a clothing donation bin outside West Point Grey Community Centre.
Vancouver city council approves Jericho Lands planning policy

Vancouver city council approves Jericho Lands planning policy

The Jericho Lands in Vancouver’s West Point Grey neighbourhood will undergo a comprehensive planning and engagement program that will help guide future redevelopment of the site to create a new community that is sustainable, socially and culturally inclusive, and highly livable.
Firefighters battle large blaze at Deep Cove seniors' residence

Firefighters battle large blaze at Deep Cove seniors' residence

North Vancouver firefighters battle a blaze in Deep Cove. photo Paul McGrath, North Shore News District of North Vancouver firefighters are battling a large fire that broke out at a seniors housing complex in Deep Cove Tuesday afternoon.
More women in top-paid executive ranks, but B.C. companies have yet to close the gender gap

More women in top-paid executive ranks, but B.C. companies have yet to close the gender gap

More women have joined the ranks of B.C.’s highest-paid executives, but they remain a small minority among the multimillionaires leading publicly traded companies in the province.
Smoking ban starts September 1 at both Douglas College campuses

Smoking ban starts September 1 at both Douglas College campuses

Douglas College will be smoke-free for the start of the next academic year.
Yoga innovator’s death ruled a fentanyl overdose

Yoga innovator’s death ruled a fentanyl overdose

Stone, 42, was found unconscious in his vehicle by police on July 14, 2017, after he had been reported missing.
Rail manager guilty in case of train left on B.C. mountainside without handbrakes

Rail manager guilty in case of train left on B.C. mountainside without handbrakes

A manager with Canadian Pacific Railway has been found guilty for his role in illegally parking a freight train carrying explosive materials on the mountainside above Revelstoke, B.C.
Ottawa looking at stricter handgun controls to stem violence, Goodale says

Ottawa looking at stricter handgun controls to stem violence, Goodale says

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Ralph Goodale arrives to appear as a witness at a House of Commons standing committee on immigration in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
This map of water fountains in Vancouver can help you beat the heat

This map of water fountains in Vancouver can help you beat the heat

Photo City of Vancouver map Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Vancouver with temperatures expected to reach 29 degrees celsius.
Vancouver Alternative Pride announces full 2018 lineup

Vancouver Alternative Pride announces full 2018 lineup

Photo VAL The third annual Alternative Pride features 15 events with performances from over 100 artists over six days in August. Alternative Pride is produced by artist collective Vancouver Art and Leisure (VAL).