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Pride organizers announce prime minister to attend 2016 parade in Vancouver

By The Canadian Press
June 30, 2016 - 10:28am

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will march in Vancouver’s annual pride parade.

The Prime Minister’s Office has confirmed a twitter post from the Vancouver Pride Society that says it is excited to announce Trudeau’s participation in the July 31 parade.

Police say online 'sextortion' scams targeting men increasing in Burnaby, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
June 30, 2016 - 10:26am

BURNABY, B.C. — Police are warning men in Burnaby, B.C., to use discretion online after reports from people who say they were blackmailed to perform sex acts.

RCMP in the Vancouver suburb say there’s been a significant increase in complaints from men being trapped during webcam chats.

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Northern Gateway pipeline approval stymied after court quashes approval

By The Canadian Press
June 30, 2016 - 10:22am Updated: June 30, 2016 - 1:23pm

VANCOUVER — The Canadian government failed in its duty to consult with aboriginal people before giving the green light to a controversial pipeline proposal to link Alberta’s oilsands to British Columbia’s north coast, the Federal Court of Appeal has ruled.

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