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FIFA Women's World Cup a Winner for Tourism

Last week, FIFA took centre stage in the world media for all the wrong reasons. This week, the beautiful game will rely on its most beautiful players to re-focus attention on the sport itself. That means eyes of the soccer world will be on Canada for the entirety of the 2015 Women's World Cup, which starts on June 6 with a pair of matches in Edmonton and culminates on July 5 in Vancouver.
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Why the Grey Cup Matters to Canada

Rob Bridges was among the many visitors to Vancouver this week that reminded me why the Grey Cup matters. A proud Hamiltonian, Bridges travelled more than 4,300 kilometres to cheer on his hometown team, despite the fact they were overwhelming underdogs.
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New Roof At BC Place Leaks. Again

The fancy new(-ish) retractable roof at BC Place in downtown Vancouver has apparently started leaking. Again. Some fans who attended the Vancouver Whitecaps game at the stadium on Saturday were met wi...
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Dogs Leap To Death From BC Place Ledge

A concrete ledge fronting shrubbery on Vancouver's BC Place plaza has been fooling some off-leash dogs, leading them to jump over it and fall about 10 metres to the pavement below. In the last y...
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WATCH: BC Place's Sound Wave Lights

Tonight marks the second and final night of Vancouver's popular Contact Winter Music Festival. The annual Blueprint Events electronic dance music party takes place at BC Place and features some of the...
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Adrian Dix: The Unpredictable Premier?

Voters want to know where their potential leaders stand before they have to walk into a polling station and put a tick next to a party's name. While it's impossible for anyone to fully anticipate and articulate every possible challenge and scenario ahead of a four-year term in office, taxpayers want a predictable pattern set out. Political leaders should be able to change their mind as circumstances change, but nothing had changed about asset sales or Kinder Morgan.
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Clark Campaign Negative: Poll

Christy Clark and the BC Liberals are running the most negative provincial election campaign of all four major parties, according to new figures released today. The Ipsos Reid poll asked British Colum...
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BC Place Under The Hammer?

A B.C. NDP government would put debt-ridden BC Pavilion Corporation (PAVCO) under severe scrutiny, charging a panel with a viability plan for its future, which could include its privatization and the...