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Barkley Sound Cruise March 2019-MV Frances Barkley
Had a bit of time off so decided on an off season cruise of Barkely Sound & environs-it helped that the freighter I was taking had a 50% off special and weather has been glorious-it's something of a logistical challenge from Vancouver even though it's not... (by bill barilko)
3 weeks ago by bill barilko last post
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V2V Salish Sea Cruise March 2019
Spring break in the school year brings some small opportunity for travel & even occasional discounts so it was I found myself cruising the Salish Sea to Victoria BC & back. ... (by bill barilko)
Mar 5th, 2019 by bill barilko last post
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New Salmon Lures
All by legendary local producer Tomic (by bill barilko)
Feb 28th, 2019 by Twin_Moose last post
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BC Forest Fires 1 Attachment(s)
There sure is a lot smoke around BC. I know there is on Vancouver Island. It has been so dry around here it could be like this for quite some time. ... (by Kreskin)
Feb 27th, 2019 by MHz last post
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Death cap mushrooms proliferating in B.C., experts warn
Death cap mushrooms proliferating in B.C., experts warn Pamela Fayerman ... (by spaminator)
Feb 24th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell accused of sexual assault in U.K.: Report
Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell accused of sexual assault in U.K.: Report Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Jan 30th, 2019 by MHz last post
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The rich and connected appear to run British Columbia
How rich elites took over BCand the Liberals welcomed them If this were in Russia or China or the Balkans or some developing-world country, it would just be written off as nepotism or corruption, but here , because its not illegal, it seems to just... (by tay)
Dec 6th, 2018 by Theend last post
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Vancouver sun newspaper
Such a load of continuous bullshit. How that disgusting filth Kim fake news bolan has a job is mind boggling. She is pathetically Stoopid. Same crap over and... (by Theend)
Dec 5th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Cows can be pessimistic and it affects their ability to cope with stress: study
Cows can be pessimistic and it affects their ability to cope with stress: study Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Oct 30th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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B.C. mayoral election decided by name being pulled out of a box
B.C. mayoral election decided by name being pulled out of a box Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Oct 15th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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B.C. couple recreate ’Alien’ birth scene for maternity photo shoot
B.C. couple recreate Alien birth scene for maternity photo shoot Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Sep 16th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Prince George to charge landlords hourly rates for police calls to nuisance propertie
PG aka The Pig has always been a crime ridden dump stinking hell hole but this takes the cake-700+ calls in 18 months to one property!There are good reasons why municipalities don't like taking this kind of step but a person can see why this is being done... (by bill barilko)
Aug 10th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Ex-mayor of B.C. village faces 29 sex-related charges
Ex-mayor of B.C. village faces 29 sex-related charges Canadian Press Published: August 9, 2018 Updated: August 9, 2018 6:54 PM EDT Undated photo of former Burns Lake, B.C.,mayor Luke Strimbold.Postmedia File Photo VICTORIA A special prosecutor... (by spaminator)
Jun 25th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Vancouver's 'dirty little secret'
By Heather Alexander BBC News, Vancouver, Canada ... (by sanctus)
Jun 22nd, 2018 by bill barilko last post
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People cough up $38 for 'Hot Dog Water' at Vancouver festival
People cough up $38 for 'Hot Dog Water' at Vancouver festival Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: June 21, 2018 Updated: June 21, 2018 11:21 AM EDT Hot dogs are on ready to be eaten during the American Meat Institute's annual Hot... (by spaminator)
May 19th, 2018 by OpposingDigit last post
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BC: legalized cannabis?
Read deeper into this problem in my latest for Hemp Herbals News: A War on Cannabis is Coming to British Columbia: /a-war-on-cannabis-is-coming-to-br/ BILL 30 2018 #CANNABIS CONTROL AND LICENSING ACT Public Intoxication... (by Cliffy)
Apr 24th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Vancouver’s Chinese community receives apology for historical discrimination
Vancouvers Chinese community receives apology for historical discrimination Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: April 22, 2018 Updated: April 22, 2018 8:56 PM EDT A man uses a bullhorn to organize a group photo of lion dancers and... (by spaminator)
Mar 30th, 2018 by Johnnny last post
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B.C. footprints confirmed as earliest known in North America
B.C. footprints confirmed as earliest known in North America Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: March 29, 2018 Updated: March 29, 2018 1:53 PM EDT Dozens of ancient footprints, one of which is shown at the dig site on a British... (by spaminator)
Mar 23rd, 2018 by Mowich last post
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Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May arrested at anti-pipeline protest
I understand fighting for a cause, but I don't think May is playing with a full deck. She should join the provincial legislature and fight for whatever cause she's all about that day. Those of you that live in BC can fill us in on her strange ways.... (by Murphy)
Mar 19th, 2018 by captain morgan last post
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BC's Carbon Tax A Success
A carbon tax may be a controversial topic in the United States, but in one Canadian province, this eight-year-old policy has been such a success that on Wednesday more than 100 businesses said they support a tax increase. In a letter addressed to... (by tay)
Mar 13th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Surgeon demands ICBC pay out nearly $1M for wrecked Ferrari
Pay the man! :lol: And everyone's bill is going up 15% next January. More if his medical buddies have a fender bender. Surgeon demands ICBC pay out nearly $1M for wrecked Ferrari Josh K. Elliott, CTV News ... (by Murphy)
Mar 3rd, 2018 by jessica55 last post
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emule download
:-?all i would like to know is how in heavens name do you download emule, i have tried every link and nothing seems to be working....think i'm going to dye my hair from blonde (by trudyrocks)
Feb 28th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Flowering Tree in My Neighbourhood
Yes these are from this AM-about 30 minutes ago in fact I spotted them while cycling back from work they're always the first to show in Kits must be photoperiodic and idea what kind of tree it is? ... (by bill barilko)
Jan 17th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Explorers map out B.C. cave believed to be deepest in Canada
Explorers map out B.C. cave believed to be deepest in Canada Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: January 16, 2018 Updated: January 16, 2018 3:19 PM EST Jason Lavigne, left to right, Jeremy Bruns, Jared Habiak, Christian Stenner,... (by spaminator)
Nov 18th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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“This is absolutely unbelievable,” he told Global News.
Its the kind of sight that RCMP Cpl. Scotty Schumann says hed expect to see in a third world country. Not at 64th Avenue and 181st Street in Surrey, which is precisely where a trailer spotting a dolly in place of its left wheels was spotted on... (by tay)
Nov 11th, 2017 by taxslave last post
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Did China just blow B.C.’s LNG hopes
Just three and a half months after Petronas and its partners pulled the plug on a $36 billion liquefied natural gas project in B.C., one of the partners has reappeared in Alaska. And what Sinopec has planned for Alaska could blow B.C.s LNG ambitions... (by tay)
Nov 3rd, 2017 by Angstrom last post
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Port Coquitlam mosque to get $53k from federal government
I bet they all get this but this story leaked out......... The Port Coquitlam mosque that was recently cited for financial irregularities and possible ties to overseas funders linked to militant Islamist group Hamas is expected to receive a... (by tay)
Oct 31st, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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High-risk sex offender goes missing again
Being the subject of Canada-wide warrants is a regular occurrence for Schafer. On July 18, he was arrested by Vancouver police, five days after failing to return to his residential correctional facility. The federal offender also prompted Canada-wide... (by tay)
Oct 18th, 2017 by taxslave last post
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Ammonia leak believed responsible for 3 deaths at Fernie, B.C., arena
Sad story indeed........ Three people in Fernie, B.C., have died from possible exposure to ammonia after emergency crews were called to the Fernie Memorial Arena for reports of an ammonia leak just before noon on Tuesday. WorkSafeBC says it's... (by tay)
Oct 14th, 2017 by tay last post
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Richmond Hospital becomes passport mill
Richmond is Canadas epicentre for a booming, unregulated birth tourism industry emerging from China. Wealthy Chinese nationals are showing up at local doctor offices, cash in hand, with the intent of giving birth to obtain Canadian citizenship for... (by tay)
Sep 30th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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it’s illegal to kill a Sasquatch in British Columbia
Many a person has claimed to have sighted a Sasquatch (also known as Bigfoot) but did you know that if you hunt and kill one in British Columbia you could get in big trouble? Though the province doesn’t precisely have an outright ban on killing the... (by Cliffy)
Sep 7th, 2017 by Cliffy last post
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Possible B.C. meteorite captured on surveillance videos
Possible B.C. meteorite captured on surveillance videos CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 07:50 AM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 02:15 PM EDT VANCOUVER Mounties answered dozens of calls Monday night due to a... (by spaminator)
Aug 31st, 2017 by Danbones last post
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This vid captures everything awesome about Vancouver
You’ve never seen Vancouver like this before. Beautiful Destinations, a media company, creative agency, and the host of a YouTube channel that shares “stories highlighting the incredible people, places, and experiences around the globe,” posted a video... (by B00Mer)
Aug 29th, 2017 by Johnnny last post
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Another Fabulous BC Orca Video
not mine sadly R5ZjVktZq5I Note those are transient Orcas killing/feeding on a Pinniped (by bill barilko)
Aug 4th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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'A terrifying sight'; Ancient spiky headed worm discovered in fossils
'A terrifying sight'; Ancient spiky headed worm discovered in fossils Lauren Krugel, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017 12:57 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, August 03, 2017 01:10 PM EDT Researchers at the Royal Ontario Museum and... (by spaminator)
Jul 29th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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B.C. baby first to get health card without gender
In what could be the first case in the world, a B.C. baby has been issued a health card with the letter U for a sex marker. It comes as the babys parent fights to allow their child to develop their own gender identity. Searyls parent Kori Doty... (by tay)
Jul 26th, 2017 by MHz last post
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The End of the Grizzly Hunt is Nigh
Can't say I'm sad to see it go Future of B.C.'s grizzly trophy hunt uncertain as fall hunt approaches NDP promised to end the controversial hunt, but few details on how and when the ban would be implemented ... (by bill barilko)
Jul 11th, 2017 by Danbones last post
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B.C. woman loses leg in spider-bite horror
B.C. woman loses leg in spider-bite horror Postmedia Network First posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 04:05 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Jul 7th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Puppy found dumped in Langley following suspected attempt at tail amputation
Puppy found dumped in Langley following suspected attempt at tail amputation Stephanie Ip First posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017 01:26 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, July 06, 2017 01:33 PM EDT Why would someone try to amputate a puppy's tail? ... (by spaminator)
Jul 6th, 2017 by JLM last post
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BC drivers are a special kind of special
In Burnaby on June 28, a flagger was directing traffic on 10th Avenue near Kingsway. A bystander filmed the flagger stopping an SUV trying to merge into traffic from an unpaved section of road that appears to be closed to traffic. The man shooting the... (by tay)
Jul 5th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Missing B.C. dog found with nails in its skull
Missing B.C. dog found with nails in its skull Cheryl Chan, Vancouver Sun First posted: Tuesday, July 04, 2017 09:35 AM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, July 04, 2017 10:45 AM EDT VANCOUVER A dog that went missing in Prince George was found three days later... (by spaminator)
Jul 4th, 2017 by petros last post
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Free Weekday Travel for Seniors Returning to BC Ferries
No timeline yet but someone's fishing trips will be a bit cheaper-for a while anyway. (by bill barilko)
Jun 28th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Charges over death threats to B.C. premier, speaker
Charges over death threats to B.C. premier, speaker | Canada | News | Toronto Su (by spaminator)
Jun 26th, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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2 reasons why homelessness and addiction will never be eradicated in Vancouver DTES
1348 jobs and $98.1M in funding. Charities are big Downtown Eastside employers that generate significant revenues | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly (by petros)
Jun 22nd, 2017 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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No B.C. Liberals available for Mental Health debate
Voters at an all candidates election debate on mental health and addiction missed out on one key viewpoint Monday night. Thats because, despite going to great lengths and extending numerous invitations, the Canadian Mental Health Association... (by tay)