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Paragon gambles on casino parkade excavation Paragon Gaming, which wants to build a $535-million casino-hotel complex at BC Place, has been given an excavation permit by city hall to build a proposed parkade for the casino below Smithe Street. However, building the parkade is a bit of a gamble as Pa | 1 hour, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ian Mulgrew: Promises of inheritance not good enough in law: court The final wishes of two well-known members of B.C.’s dressage community for their $1.95-million Sanssouci Equestrian Centre in Langley have been overturned because only one person signed the amendments to their wills. Although a lower court judge sa | 1 hour, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Whale watching takes to the skies thanks to new drone There's new buzz among orca researchers off Canada's West Coast thanks a bird's eye view from a small six-rotor drone. | 2 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Vancouver building permit backlog hurts homebuilders Vancouver homebuilders say a backlog of permit approvals first identified in January is still resulting in delays at city hall that are costing jobs, and millions of dollars. | 2 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Video: Scientists introduce hexacopter for whale research The Vancouver Aquarium introduced their hexacopter using a camera mounted on an unmanned helicopter to monitor resident killer whales off the B.C. coast. | 2 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Vancouver phoney cops tourist scam results in 3 arrests The Vancouver Police Department says it is recommending charges of theft and impersonating a police officer against three men who allegedly conned tourists in downtown Vancouver. | 2 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Vancouver students head back to school Seven-year-old Hayden Jackman fidgeted in his mother Pattie Burke’s arms as he waited to run into Vancouver’s Admiral Seymour Elementary School Monday morning for the first day of classes after the provincial teachers’ strike. | 3 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Video: Students and parents eager for first day of school Teachers, parents and students are elated to return to their first day of school after a lengthy strike at Vancouver’s Admiral Seymour Elementary School. | 3 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
BC Ferries converting Spirit Class vessels to LNG The two largest BC Ferries vessels are going to be running on natural gas by 2018, the ferry corporation announced today. | 6 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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BC Ferries files application to convert two biggest ferries to diesel, LNG operation BC Ferries wants to convert its two largest vessels to dual-fuel capability, allowing the ships to operate on both diesel and liquefied natural gas to save millions of dollars a year. | 7 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend