Vancouver

Want A Plastic Bag? Canadian Grocery Will Try To Shame You

East West Market customers in Vancouver who forget to bring their own bags will have to carry home plastic bags with an embarrassing phrase printed on the outside. Like: "Wart Ointment Wholesale."

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Vancouver Man Wants City To Regulate Parking Locations For Car Share Programs

A Vancouver resident wants there to be a city limit to the number of car sharing vehicles that are parked in residential parking spots.Dan Pressler, who lives in a condominium a block away from the Pacific National Exhibition, said the number of...

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Ross Mckitrick: This Scientist Proved Climate Change Isn’t Causing Extreme Weather — So...

And so, many scientists who have the facts and know the truth remain silent From The Financial Post Special to Financial Post June 7, 2019 6:28 AM EDT Last Updated June 7, 2019 6:28 AM EDT By Ross McKitrick This week in Vancouver, Prime Minister...

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Vancouver Market Uses Embarrassing Plastic Bags To Shame Customers Into Using Their Reusable Bags

East West Market in Vancouver, British Columbia have made it clear that they are very concerned about the effect that single use plastic items have on the environment. In order to address this concern, they now charge their customers for plastic...

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Dodgeball As A Tool Of Oppression

Anything that does not promote the molding of children into soft, sissified, egalitarian moonbats will be banned. This includes dodgeball. From Canada’s National Post: When the Canadian Society for the Study of Education meets in Vancouver at...
Related topics: Canada

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Vancouver Mayor Suggests Bitcoin Atm Ban To Stop Money Laundering

Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses have instead called for federal money...
Related topics: Bitcoin, Police

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Not The Time For The Vancouver Canucks To Cut Costs

from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province, Taken in isolation, maybe it isn’t a big deal. Taken in the collective, it can reasonably be asked if things have changed for this franchise. As things currently stand, GM Jim Benning is entering...
Related topics: General Motors

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Floating Cities: The Future Or A Washed-up Idea?

Humans have a long history of living on water. Our water homes span the fishing villages in Southeast Asia, Peru and Bolivia to modern floating homes in Vancouver and Amsterdam. As our cities grapple with overcrowding and undesirable living...
Related topics: Peru, Bolivia, Netherlands, Amsterdam

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The Slack Origin Story

Let’s rewind a decade. It’s 2009. Vancouver, Canada. Stewart Butterfield, known already for his part in building Flickr, a photo-sharing service acquired by Yahoo in 2005, decided to try his hand — again — at building a...
Related topics: Canada, Flickr, World Photos

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Telus Invests $15 Million To Connect Communities In L’islet And Sainte-apolline-de-patton

Vancouver-based national carrier Telus is investing $15 million CAD to connect 10 communities to its fibre network in L’Islet, Quebec and the Sainte-Apolline-de-Patton region in Montmagny community in Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec.A press...
Related topics: Quebec

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Dogs Not Welcome: Growing Calls By Muslims To Accommodate Their Hatred Of Dogs

Photo of Ferosha, by Elizabeth Vaughn   CTV of Vancouver reported that numerous flyers had been posted at a local park which read, “Many Muslims live in this area and dogs are considered filthy in Islam. Please keep your dogs on a leash...
Related topics: Religion, Usa Photos

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"we're Done With Asking Nicely": British Columbia Launches Probe After Report Finds $7.4...

Better late than never, eh? On the heels of a stunning report revealing over $7 billion in laundered money through British Columbia in 2018 (mostly in the form of Chinese oligarchs buying Vancouver real estate and using it to park money offshore),...

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Unlocking The Power Of Women

By Katja IversenNEW YORK, May 15 2019 (IPS) This June, thousands will flock to Vancouver for a global dialogue on how to accelerate progress for girls and women under the banner of power, progress and change. At the Women Deliver 2019 Conference,...

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Huawei Meng's Defence Says No Legal Basis For Cfo Extradition To Us - Reports

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's defence team argued in a Vancouver court that there is no legal basis for her extradition to the United States and claimed that her case is politically motivated, media reported.
Related topics: Huawei

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A&w Raises Cash Distributions To Unitholders, Same-store Sales Up 10 Per Cent

VANCOUVER — A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund increased its distributions to unitholders as it reported its first-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago due to a non-cash charge. The fund says it will now pay a monthly cash distribution...

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Rogers Media Acquires Vancouver-based Podcasting Company Pacific Content

Rogers Media recently sold a number of assets within its portfolio, including Maclean’s, Chatelaine and Canadian Business, to St. Joseph Communications for an undisclosed amount of money. Now, it seems that Rogers is hedging part of its future on...

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Concrete Vs Wood

Our friend Eric sent us an article in the Globe and Mail yesterday about plans to build a 35 to 40 story tower in Vancouver out of wood. Here’s the link to that story but you can’t read it without a subscription. Contrast that to the...

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How To Avoid Pr Disasters, The New Web, And Who Owns Huawei?

Soon: Live conference call with Anthony Ha on TED At 2pm EST / 11am PST, we will have TechCrunch writer Anthony Ha talking live with Extra Crunch readers about all things TED conference, which was last week in Vancouver. Come armed with your...
Related topics: Huawei

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Positivity: ‘i’ve Encountered Him’ – How One Inmate Lost Everything And Found Christ

From Vancouver, Canada: Apr 18, 2019 / 04:39 pm (CNA).- Ryan Prasad desperately wanted to change his life. “Every single day before I left my house, I would pray to a God, asking him to help me out of my lifestyle, because there was no way I was...
Related topics: Canada

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An Immersive Art Installation Lets You See, Smell And Feel The Toxic Fog Of Polluted Cities

Burnt rubber perfumes London’s air. São Paulo smells like vinegar. Beijing’s winter scent is sulfur and coal. British artist Michael Pinsky installed a different kind of horror house in the bowels of the Vancouver Convention Center...
Related topics: United Kingdom, London, China, Beijing

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