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Slain Surrey teen remembered at vigil

CBC British Columbia News - Sat, 09/29/2012 - 13:22

Nearly two hundred people gathered at Surrey's Holland Park Friday evening to remember shooting victim Maple Batalia.

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Mini-van crashes into Surrey home, sparks small fire

CBC British Columbia News - Sat, 09/29/2012 - 12:41

Police in Surrey, B.C., are investigating after a mini-van crashed into a basement suite early Saturday morning, seriously injuring one person and sparking a small fire in the home.

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B.C. premier heads to Alberta for pipeline talks

CBC British Columbia News - Sat, 09/29/2012 - 11:20

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says she's off to Alberta this weekend to meet with Premier Alison Redford about concerns related to the Northwern Gateway oil pipeline project.

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Musqueam wins fight over Marpole Midden

CBC British Columbia News - Sat, 09/29/2012 - 11:04

The Musqueam Indian Band has won its fight to curtail development of a Vancouver real estate project on the site known as the Marpole Midden.

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Omar Khadr returns to Canada

CBC British Columbia News - Sat, 09/29/2012 - 10:29

Omar Khadr has been returned to Canada and is being held at a maximum-security prison in eastern Ontario, after spending a decade at a U.S.-run detention camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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BCGEU reaches tentative contract with B.C. government

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:52

B.C. Premier Christy Clark surprised delegates at the UBCM convention Friday morning with several major election-style announcements, including a deal with the BCGEU.

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Madonna ticket prices slashed for Vancouver gigs

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:52

Tickets for Vancouver concerts by Madonn a this weekend are now going for considerably less than face value, and one major ticket seller says that shows there's a lesson to be learned by even the biggest acts in the music business.

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B.C. First Nation backs RCMP investigation of Furlong

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:51

The B.C. First Nation at the centre of allegations that Vancouver 2010 CEO John Furlong abused students in the community more than 40 years ago is calling for a thorough RCMP investigation.

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Anti-salmon-farming activist wins B.C. court victory

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:51

An anti-salmon-farming activist has won another victory against the global aquaculture industry, but also has been harshly criticized by a B.C. Supreme Court justice.

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Too much opposition to approve pipeline, panel hears

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 19:49

Opposition to the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is too great to let the project go forward, a former B.C. politician told a review panel Friday as the hearing wrapped up in Edmonton.

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B.C. climber reflects on rescue efforts at Nepal avalanche

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 19:44

Greg Hill, the B.C. mountaineer who helped in the rescue effort at the deadly Nepali mountain avalanche, reflects on the events of that day in his first interview since arriving back in Canada.

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Whitecaps host Sounders with playoff spot on line

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 17:09

The Vancouver Whitecaps will try and retain its precarious hold on an MLS playoff spot as they host the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.

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Washington state kills calf-hungry wolves

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:27

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says it believes it has killed off the notorious Wedge wolf pack that has been devouring calves near the B.C.-Washington border.

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Robbery at the 7-11

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 14:47
Chilliwack, BC: On September 26, 2012, at approximately 10:40 PM, the Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of a robbery at the 7-11 store located at 45632 Yale Road.
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B.C.'s single-officer RCMP detachments to be closed

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:23

Single-officer detachments in small, rural communities will close, confirms RCMP Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens, despite pleas by municipal leaders.

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Food agency defends delayed beef recall after E. coli alert

CBC British Columbia News - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:58

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is defending its decision not to issue an immediate recall on beef products coming out of the XL Foods plant in Brooks, Alta., after being alerted to a positive E. coli test.

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Missing woman – Dilys OLIVER

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 15:15
Surrey RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman.
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Head-shave challenge raises thousands for cancer research

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 14:26
On September 27th Surrey RCMP along with local law enforcement agencies welcomed riders from the Canadian Cancer Society's Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley Team at a special event held outside the Surrey Provincial courthouse.
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Public appeal in Break and Enter and Attempt Sexual Assault

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 13:07
Surrey RCMP are requesting the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a break and enter and attempt sexual assault.
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Wearing 3” red heels, sergeant helps raise awareness

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 10:47
Whistler RCMP's newest sergeant had only been at the detachment for nine weeks when he was asked if he would put on a pair of high heels and take part in a march to help raise awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence.
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