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City to province: help pay for Stanley Cup Finals street party

Much of British Columbia is proudly watching the Stanley Cup Finals, and much of it is partying in Vancouver's streets. All play, but who pays? Source: Vancouver Observer

Burning water in Alberta leads to lawsuit: fracking

Before the end of 2009, natural gas industry plans to complete at least 4,000 hydraulic fracturing jobs in northern B.C. alone. It's a burning issue for some. Source: Vancouver Observer

Survival, but not careers

A group of recent university graduates at a round table discussion at the Vancouver Observer said they were able to find survival jobs but not opportunities in the careers they've trained for.

Canucks loss in Game 4 of Stanley Cup finals hits home

25,000 people were on the streets watching the game. "This isn't going to be a repeat of 1994," a bystander said. Then he added, "There's no place like home."

Ignatieff to Harper: release Afghan torture secrets

He's not trying make an election issue of Afghan prisoners, but he's demanding answers about their possible torture. Now.

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This story is no longer relevant to Vancouver politics and has been removed.

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A paranoid CityCaucus blog and a reputable City Hall reporter... What next?

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This story is no longer relevant to Vancouver civic affairs and has been removed from the Vancouver Observer.

BC Gets Rich "Again", as Energy Co's Buy Exploration Rights

British Columbia and Saskatchewan have surpassed Alberta in attracting energy exploration dollars, The Globe and Mail reports today. Reporter David Ebner writes in The Globe and Mail that the BC (...