Type: City
Name: Vancouver
Country: Canada
Latitude: 49.279999
Longitude: -123.129997
population: 1,837,970
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Ban on keeping whales could threaten Vancouver Aquarium's operating model: VBOT

Tags: sustainability , Gregor Robertson , Walt Judas , Tourism Vancouver , Vancouver Board of Trade , tourism , Vancouver Park BoardVancouver Aquarium|Lissandra Melo / Shutterstock.comBy Jen St. DenisMon Jul 28, 2014 11:15am PSTThe Vancouver park board ... [Published Business In Vancouver - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Vancouver mayor proclaims Pride Week in city ‘paved with rainbows’

Vancouver celebrated a year of wins for the local LGBTQ community when the mayor proclaimed Pride Week and raised the rainbow flag at city hall on Monday.The city’s list of accomplishments includes an inclusive park board policy for trans people, an updated ... [Published Metro Canada - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Translink pulls SkyTrain sexual assault ads after complaints of victim shaming

A SkyTrain ad campaign that aimed to raise awareness of reporting sex assault on transit is being taken down after some people complained it shamed victims instead.The ad, which went up late last week in hundreds of SkyTrain cars across Metro Vancouver, ... [Published Metro Canada - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Trish Kelly: What Does My Failed Election Bid Say About Vancouver Voters?

A couple weeks after I won my nomination, some bloggers started posting a monologue from my Fringe play. The monologue is a frank and funny take on the sex life of a single person and the ways single people can feel isolated in our culture. It also talks ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Vancouver kicks off Pride Week

Pride week was officially launched in the City of Vancouver Monday with the raising of a rainbow flag on the north lawn of City Hall during the proclamation of the week-long events.During the rest of the week, plenty of activities abound starting with ... [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Vancouver
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Already travelled to Vancouver Niche tours can help you delve deeper

The Globe and Mail Monday 28th July, 2014It's not my first taste of Vancouver. I've been spending time in the city since I was a girl, and I've done all the tourist favourites (Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium, Granville Island, Gastown). But I've ... [Published Canada Standard - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

Go Behind the Scenes with SIGGRAPH 2014 Dailies

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--SIGGRAPH 2014 will showcase more than 40 contributor Dailies with presenters ranging from students to industry giants on Wednesday, 13 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre. ... [Published EON Communications - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Vancouver, Wednesday 13
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 5 reports

Vancouver Police seek arson suspect after 3 downtown fires

Police are searching for an alleged arsonist believed to be responsible for setting three fires in downtown Vancouver on Sunday.In each case, Vancouver Police said a man entered the public washrooms of local businesses and set fire to the contents of ... [Published Metro Canada - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 6 reports

Targeted shooting in East Vancouver sends man to hospital

A man is in hospital following a targeted shooting in East Vancouver late Sunday.Police were called just before 9 p.m. to the area of East 63 rd Avenue near Knight Street after a report that shots had been fired.One man was taken to hospital with a non-life ... [Published Metro Canada - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Vancouver, Shooting, Police
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

12-year-old girl missing in Vancouver

Taylor Marlow Minion was last seen near Fraser Street and 45th Avenue, Sunday. If you see her, call 911. ... [Published CTV News - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Vancouver
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Motorcycle wreck near Kelso puts Vancouver man in hospital

A Vancouver man remained in the hospital Sunday after riding his motorcycle off Interstate 5, exit 39 near Kelso.Gary E. Campbell Jr., 52, was driving his red 2006 Yamaha XV19 south on I-5 about 5 p.m. Saturday, the Washington State Patrol said. Campbell ... [Published Longview Daily News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 3 reports

Easy night for Vancouver police at Celebration of Light

Fireworks were restricted to the skies at the first night of the Celebration of Light on Saturday, according to police.Even with 250,000 crowding beaches and prime viewing spots for the annual fireworks festival over English Bay, Vancouver police say ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Vancouver, Police, Seizures


"It's cool having your own real friend from back-in-the-day," Whalen said. "So you always have someone that you can always talk to that knows you personally from outside of baseball, not just baseball. It's good to have someone that can calm you down and actually knows who you are."
"Usually, we are concerned with whether we can trust robots. This project asks: can robots trust human beings?" says Frauke Zeller
Madore hasn't mentioned the 2008 Transportation Corridor Visioning Study sought to answer the question, "How would we get around within our own community in the longer-term future if our county reaches one million in population?"
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