Thursday 21st June, 2018

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Homes for tent campers

Photo: CTV A longtime tent encampment for the homeless in Surrey could begin shutting down as supportive housing and shelter beds are opened up in ...


BC families stuck in Japan

Ryan Hoag, his wife Wiyani Prayetno and their infant daughter in Tokyo. A Vancouver lawyer says five B.C. families are stuck in Japan, unable to ...


Five B.C. families stuck in Japan with adopted babies by 'bureaucratic nightmare'

VANCOUVER -- Five B.C. families adopting children in Japan are caught in limbo after the Canadian government put a pause on issuing visas for their ...


Sunken boat found, but 3 fishermen still missing near Tofino

A Canadian Coast Guard vessel was searching the waters near Tofino's Chesterman Beach for three missing fishermen on Friday morning. RCMP have since recovered the ...


Eric Hamber $80 million school replacement largest seismic project in Vancouver history

Students at Eric Hamber Secondary will be moving into a new building by 2022, in what the province is calling the largest seismic project in Vancouver's history....


East Van housing development cancelled over cash dispute with city

Developer says the integrated social service and housing project planned for Commercial Drive is no longer economically feasible because of the city's demand for cash...


City of Victoria wins court battle over right to ban plastic bags

Victoria has won a court battle with the Canadian Plastic Bag Association over the city's right to ban plastic bags. The ban comes into effect ...


Vancouver considers allowing duplexes throughout the city

A slide presented to Vancouver city councillors on June 19, demonstrating the type of housing that soon could become legal throughout Vancouver's single-family neighbourhoods. (City of Vancouv


Record-holding wingsuit flyer from B.C. dies in skydiving accident over the weekend

An experienced Kamloops skydiver, who holds numerous world records for wingsuit flying, died in a skydiving accident on Friday while training for an upcoming record attempt....


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Pacific Rim: Uprising
Pacific Rim (2014), the giant monsters-vs-giant robots mayhem extravaganza, always felt like an unlikely project for fantasy-horror auteur Guillermo del Toro, but you don't quite realize just how much he brought to that film until you see the del Toro-less ...

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Paihia Beach Resort And Spa, Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Driving along the main coastal highway, on the edge of the main township of Paihia, in the heart of the Bay of Islands, lay ...

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