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B.C. climber remembers Everest Sherpa killed in avalanche The Sherpas killed in the deadliest avalanche to sweep through were the most experienced mountaineers to work on Everest, says a B.C. climber. | 5 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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North Shore teens tackle triathlon to help pen pals in Ghana About once a week 14-year-old Willem Young climbs into a bathtub filled with ice, flicks on a television set or grabs a book, strips down and settles in. It isn’t much fun. It might even fall into the category of being a slightly insane way to spend | 5 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Surreys Vaisakhi Parade expects more than 200,000 spectators More than 200,000 people are expected to attend Surrey’s annual Vaisakhi Parade Saturday, celebrating one of the most important days in the Sikh calendar. “The weather’s looking pretty good,” parade spokesman Moninder Singh said Fr | 6 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Elk poaching in B.C. alarms conservation officers Poachers have illegally killed at least seven elk in the Cowichan Valley raising concerns among conservation officers about public safety. | 7 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Douglas Todd: B.C.s Christians range across the spiritual and moral spectrum Christians in B.C. do not come in cookie-cutter uniformity. There is a great deal of variation and disagreement among respondents to an Insights West who said they are Christians. | 9 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Video: Atira allows transexual women to stay in women-only social housing Atira Women’s Resource Society allows trans women – those born with male body parts but who identify as female – to stay in their women-only social housing buildings in the Downtown Eastside. | 9 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Vancouvers development boom a bust for heritage Jake Fry recently went to an open house for a Shaughnessy mansion. The Tudor-style home at 1699 Matthews is huge (seven bedrooms, 8,000 square feet) and is in tip-top shape after undergoing a $1.5-million restoration that earned a Vancouver Heritage Award | 10 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Convicted sex offender allegedly breaches release conditions on SkyTrain Transit police say a SkyTrain passenger accused a man of behaving inappropriately towards young girls at Columbia Station in New Westminster. | 13 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Your #VanSun360 Instagram assignment this week: Boots I was in Texas last year and I found myself wearing a fine pair of handmade cowboy boots. It got me thinking about all the boots I've owned: Baby booties, Puma football boots, rugby boots, Doc Martens, ski boots, hiking, wellington boots, chelsea boots, D | 13 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Victoria approves major coal terminal expansion on Texada Island Groups that want a full environmental review of an expansion at a Texada Island coal-handling facility are outraged the B.C. government quietly approved an amended permit without telling local residents or First Nations. The amended permit allows Lafarge | 15 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend