"In both communities, 80 per cent of folks were opposed to this merger."
Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart opposes the possible creation of a new electoral riding combining Burnaby and North Vancouver (from a Jan. 30 news story).
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"Picking gnats out of a dog's collar."
West Vancouver Coun. Bill Soprovich describes what would be accomplished by hiring an outside firm to review district programs (from a Jan. 30 news story).
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"Speaking on behalf of eagles, I'm actually quite pleased that, if the nest is going to go, this is the first time in the history of British Columbia that the eagle is going to get something back in return and that's good. That's why I'm involved in this."
Eagle biologist David Hancock lauds Port Metro Vancouver for mitigating the removal of an eagles' nest by erecting a 75-foot pole topped with an aluminum and chain link nest (from a Feb. 1 news story).