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Climate activists target Emily Carr painting at Vancouver Art Gallery with maple syrup

Two climate change activists targeted an Emily Carr painting at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Saturday. In a social media post by the account Stop Fracking Around on Twitter, a video shows two activists dousing a painting with an unknown liquid that is said to be maple syrup per the tweet. The two activists then apparently […]

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Police officer in serious condition after rockslide near Cypress Mountain

A rockslide on Cypress Bowl Road has sent one police officer to hospital. Around 5:30 p.m. Friday, West Vancouver police said a large amount of debris spilled onto Cypress Bowl Road, across the roadway and struck a police and civilian vehicle. Read more: Multi-million-dollar home in West Vancouver bulldozed after being built without permits The […]

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Saskatchewan and Ottawa commit to working together on environmental policies

REGINA – The Saskatchewan and federal governments say they are willing to collaborate with each other on environmental policies. Federal Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Wednesday the two levels of government need to figure out ways to work together to ensure there’s progress toward reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. The federal government has said […]

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‘Housing For All’ rally held in downtown Vancouver

A group of housing advocates and Downtown Eastside community members gathered in downtown Vancouver for a “Housing For All” rally. The rally was organized by the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), a non-profit group that works to improve the lives of those living in the Downtown Eastside. The rally demanded action from all […]

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Arctic outflow warnings issued for B.C.’s North, Central Coast and Inland regions

B.C.’s North, Central coastal and inland regions are under Arctic outflow warnings issued by Environment Canada Sunday. “Very strong outflow winds of 80 km/h gusting to 110 have developed through the North Coast and Central Coast mainland inlets (Saturday) night,”  Environment Canada said, in a warning. “These strong winds combined with temperatures near zero are […]

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Bear rips apart vehicle in Maple Ridge, B.C.

A Maple Ridge family will be getting repairs to their car after an unwanted visitor got inside the vehicle. Just days after two people were attacked in Squamish, B.C., a seemingly large bear has torn through a car in Maple Ridge. “There was a window on the ground and paw prints on the door,” said […]

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UBC students pitch climate action ideas to City of Vancouver

British Columbians by now are aware of how catastrophic climate change can be after experiencing extreme storms and wildfire seasons in recent years. Its effects are also now the focus of a new area of study at UBC, where several courses are now being offered to study the impact of climate change. Read more: Canada’s […]

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Hundreds of B.C. nurses hold rally in downtown Vancouver ahead of contract negotiations

Hundreds of B.C. nurses and healthcare advocates took to downtown Vancouver streets on Friday for a rally. The prevailing issue for them is deteriorating working conditions and staffing shortages, which have only gotten worse during the pandemic, union officials say. “We are hearing some facilities are 50 to 70 per cent short-staffed,” said Aman Grewal, […]

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Global National: Nov. 2, 2022 | Convoy lawyer says police leaked information to protesters – Global News

Global National: Nov. 2, 2022 | Convoy lawyer says police leaked information to protesters  Global News Airport ‘slow roll’ intended as signal to city, convoy organizer tells inquiry  CBC.ca Convoy lawyer says protesters were receiving a ‘steady stream’ of leaked police information  CBC News View Full coverage on Google News

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