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Prince George’s CN Centre trying out new rink technology

Prince George’s CN Centre trying out new rink technology

The ice at CN Centre has been turned green. Environmentally-friendly, that is. And if everything goes as expected, the quality of the skating surface will be better than ever.
Pollution from China harming air quality on West Coast: study

Pollution from China harming air quality on West Coast: study

Western consumers partly to blame for buying products manufactured there, says UBC prof
Hartley Bay-area First Nation joins Northern Gateway court challenge

Hartley Bay-area First Nation joins Northern Gateway court challenge

VANCOUVER — The Gitga'at First Nation has filed a court challenge to a federal review panel recommendation in favour of the Northern Gateway pipeline.
ICBC board chairman Paul Taylor abruptly resigns

ICBC board chairman Paul Taylor abruptly resigns

Insurance Corporation of B.C. board chairman Paul Taylor has abruptly resigned, shortly after his term at the head of the Crown corporation was renewed. Taylor stepped down effective immediately, ICBC announced Tuesday.
Site C hearings: Health, child care stretched to the limit

Site C hearings: Health, child care stretched to the limit

The Site C project may be changing the local landscape, but social changes were a concern for speakers on the Joint Review Panel agenda on Tuesday.
UBC president Toope takes up post at University of Toronto

UBC president Toope takes up post at University of Toronto

President of the University of British Columbia Stephen Toope will be heading to the University of Toronto next year after he announced last spring that he was leaving UBC.
Fifty Shades of Grey sets up shop for saucy scene in Ladner

Fifty Shades of Grey sets up shop for saucy scene in Ladner

A man walks into a hardware store and approaches the doe-eyed clerk, asking her for help to find some cable ties, masking tape and rope. She blushes, and bites her lip. He has dazzling grey eyes, a flirty tongue, and a fat wallet.
Only Hong Kong tops Vancouver as least affordable city

Only Hong Kong tops Vancouver as least affordable city

Honolulu third; Australia, New Zealand most unaffordable countries
UBC men's hockey sidelined in varsity sports review

UBC men's hockey sidelined in varsity sports review

VANCOUVER — The University of B.C. today announced that, as part of its review of its athletic programs, the varsity sports that have secured their status for the coming years. And men's hockey isn't on the list.
Site C hearings: Dam raises concerns about mercury-contaminated fish

Site C hearings: Dam raises concerns about mercury-contaminated fish

Contaminated fish were a concern brought up at yesterday’s Site C hearing.