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Newcomer to Vancouver: Making a case for going Greyhound

Newcomer to Vancouver: Making a case for going Greyhound

In this regular column, North Shore News reporter Mina Kerr-Lazenby shares the ups and downs of moving to Metro Vancouver, and all it entails.
'Animal hoarding': B.C. rescuer won't get 63 dogs back, must pay SPCA $75K

'Animal hoarding': B.C. rescuer won't get 63 dogs back, must pay SPCA $75K

Concerns included fearful animals, sanitation, water issues, illness, coughing, sneezing, rotten teeth and overgrown toenails.
Vancouver city council votes to repeal 25-cent single-use cup fee, effective May 1

Vancouver city council votes to repeal 25-cent single-use cup fee, effective May 1

VANCOUVER — Businesses in Vancouver will no longer be required to charge a fee for single-use cups as of May 1, a move that reverses a decision by the previous city council.
'Put us on the map': Small U.S. town near Vancouver absent from Google Street Views

'Put us on the map': Small U.S. town near Vancouver absent from Google Street Views

The community, with over 1,100 permanent residents, has never been visited by a Google Street Views crew.
North Saanich, B.C., councillor resigns after referring to mayor as 'Mr. Hitler"

North Saanich, B.C., councillor resigns after referring to mayor as 'Mr. Hitler"

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — A councillor from North Saanich, B.C., has resigned after referring to the mayor as "Mr. Hitler" during a council meeting. Coun.
Watch: Elephant seal stuck beside busy B.C. highway after being harassed

Watch: Elephant seal stuck beside busy B.C. highway after being harassed

The 275-pound seal was forced to leave a river after being harassed by people and dogs.
Pooches pepper sprayed on North Vancouver trail

Pooches pepper sprayed on North Vancouver trail

Conflicts like the one on Hyannis are becoming everyday occurrence, says the owner of one commercial dog walking business.
'Big Apple' holiday on Port Coquitlam $100K winner's wish list

'Big Apple' holiday on Port Coquitlam $100K winner's wish list

Building a dream home is also on Gregory Edge's radar after recently claiming six figures off a scratch-and-win ticket.
Kelowna mother mourns son's fatal stabbing at Vancouver Starbucks

Kelowna mother mourns son's fatal stabbing at Vancouver Starbucks

"His wife and daughter witnessed the whole thing. Nobody called the police, they just sat and watched. I can't get my head around it," said Paul Schmidt's mother.
Simpcw declare Raush Valley an Indigenous protected area

Simpcw declare Raush Valley an Indigenous protected area

The Raush River is a tributary of the Fraser River and the two join near the community of Dunster in the Robson Valley.