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Crews battle wildfire near Lions Bay

FIRE crews battled a one-hectare blaze in the forest above Lions Bay on Sunday with three helicopters and a crew of 18 firefighters on the ground. A 20-person wildfire crew was still working on the fire on Monday on the steep site above Highway 99.

Rocky Mountaineer reaches deal with locked-out workers

MORE than 100 unionized employees of the Rocky Mountaineer rail tour company whove been on the picket lines for over a year may soon be back on the job.

Community bulletin board

Musicians Wanted: The West Vancouver Concert Band, an adult band for brass, wind and percussion instruments, is looking for new members. The band performs a mix of classical, progressive and jazz music at community events.
100 years united

100 years united

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Options for Volunteers

School Ambassador: The Heart and Stroke Foundation is looking for school ambassador volunteers.

Arts groups get $70k in new funding

EIGHT North Shore arts groups are getting a funding boost totalling $67,000 from the BC Arts Council, who announced the hike Aug. 13.

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HARVEST Project executive director Gary Ansell and the B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive's Janet Spence get the word out on the upcoming food drive benefitting the Harvest Project Sept. 10-15.

Canada cuts diplomatic ties to Iran

Shahrvand editor worries about immigrant family connections

ZIMMERMAN: I now pronounce you man and wingnut

WHY the current mania for lavish weddings? With the divorce rate usually hovering around 50 per cent, it's puzzling to witness North America's obsession with expensive gowns, $15,000 cakes and other pricey details that nobody but the wedding host's c
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