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Hearings begin for First Nations, environmental group opposed to Trans Mountain

By The Canadian Press
October 1, 2017 - 7:25am

VANCOUVER — Several First Nations, municipalities and environmental groups that are opposed to the approval process of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in British Columbia will be arguing their position in the Federal Court of Appeal over the next two weeks.

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New housing units for homeless in B.C. to be ready as early as next year

By The Canadian Press
September 30, 2017 - 10:11am

VANCOUVER — British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced funding for 1,000 new modular housing units in an attempt to tackle the growing issue of homelessness.

Horgan made the announcement Friday in Vancouver, where 600 units are set to be constructed on city-owned land.