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Vancouver issues call for Canada to "immediately" drop criminal penalties for the personal possession of drugs

In response to the opioid crisis, the city officially recommends that the federal government decriminalize all illicit narcotics, including cocaine and heroin

https://www.straight.com/news/1042671/vancouver-issues-call-canada-immed...

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A voice of wisdom concerning the Vancouver School system

Patti Bacchus: School antiracism-campaign backlash proves how badly it’s needed

https://www.straight.com/news/1045431/patti-bacchus-school-antiracism-ca...

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Nothing like having an NDP Mayor, eh!

The new City of North Vancouver Library is already outstanding with more yet to come such as the recording studio presently under construction. This is the kind of politician you want as opposed to those that support these giant sports boondoggles where the citizens are left holding the financial bag long after the events are over

https://www.straight.com/news/1044411/transformative-mayor-darrell-mussatto-will-not-run-reelection-city-north-vancouver

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 How should we determine a politician’s remuneration as having politicians setting their own wages clearly does not work?

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/metro-vancouver-board-to-reconsider-retirement-benefit-pay-adjustment

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Company that bungled Burnaby Legion played a key role in major land deal near Palm Springs

http://thebreaker.news/news/epta-rancho/

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Beautiful blue sky today - had almost forgotten what that was like!

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Latest modular housing for the homeless project approved for Olympic Village

https://www.straight.com/news/1055221/latest-modular-housing-homeless-pr...

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Not cool!

Port Moody real-estate team's "born here" advertisement plays on foreign-buyers fears

https://www.straight.com/news/1055101/port-moody-real-estate-teams-born-...

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It's a bit bizarre, though.  Are people concerned with "foreign" real estate agents who weren't born here, or are they concerned with properties being bidded up by investors who've never even been here?

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Why not! Ha!

Global travel, sky-high dining and office massages: Your tax dollars at work

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/global-travel-sky-high-dining-an...

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‘Shock and anger’ as Vancouver nudist beachgoers say their view is being spoiled

A local entrepreneur installed a 10-foot tall wave-measuring device in the waters near the city’s Wreck Beach in February. Things have been choppy since.

https://www.thestar.com/vancouver/2018/04/09/dome-shaped-fixture-at-vanc...

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I'm not sure what's worse!  The fact that some people's pristine view being spoiled (cue yuppie homeowners) or the fact that it's to measure wave energy in order to harness wave energy like I guess we want.

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It's a beginning.

Vancouver's empty homes tax generates $30M in revenue in first year

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/vancouver-to-announce-results-of...

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Harry Rankin and the Battle for Vancouver’s Future

A documentary over three decades in the making, The Rankin File tells the story of a controversial giant of city politics.

https://thetyee.ca/Culture/2018/04/30/Harry-Rankin-Vancouver-Future/

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What’s really going on is that the automobile industry are big advertisers in the corporate press

https://www.straight.com/news/1091061/slow-news-day-led-media-drive-semi-smear-about-car-free-day