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Federal approval for Site C sparks outrage from First Nations, advocacy groups

By The Canadian Press
August 1, 2016 - 8:07pm

VANCOUVER — First Nations, landowners and environmental groups are accusing Justin Trudeau of reneging on promises made during last year’s election campaign as the federal government quietly authorizes construction to ramp up for a controversial hydroelectric dam proposed for northeastern British

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Trudeau becomes first sitting prime minister to march in Vancouver Pride parade

By The Canadian Press
July 31, 2016 - 8:16am Updated: August 1, 2016 - 12:33am

VANCOUVER — Justin Trudeau has become the first sitting prime minister to participate in Vancouver’s annual Pride parade.

He and his family waved to cheering crowds as they led the procession along the rainbow-decorated streets of the city’s downtown on Sunday.

Impact on RCMP is unclear after entrapment ruling in B.C. terror trial: lawyer

By The Canadian Press
July 30, 2016 - 7:06am Updated: August 1, 2016 - 12:28am

VANCOUVER — It’s unclear what the impact on law enforcement will be in the wake of a landmark court decision that slammed the RCMP for investigative methods it used during an elaborate undercover operation into two terrorist suspects, a legal expert says.

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Syrian refugees displaced again after blaze ruins apartment in Coquitlam, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
July 29, 2016 - 10:19am

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Dozens of Syrian refugees have lost their new homes after a fire burned through an apartment complex in Coquitlam, B.C.

The fire broke out about 11 a.m. on Thursday, displacing numerous families including many who escaped from war-torn Aleppo.

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One dead, two injured after SUV drives into Granville Island building

By The Canadian Press
July 28, 2016 - 3:55pm Updated: July 28, 2016 - 5:55pm

VANCOUVER — A pedestrian has been killed after being run over and pinned under a vehicle on Granville Island, one of Vancouver’s busiest tourist destinations, police say.

Spokesman Randy Fincham said an SUV drove into a building at around 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.