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Start packing that truck!
Michael Lunn and Fred McEachern were killed in the shooting.
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Kevin Addison was armed with a sawed-off shotgun.
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A friend of mine recently moved to Nanaimo and she shared with me that it is a wonderful and often overlooked destination. I spent a few days in the Harbour City, and she couldn't have been more right: Nanaimo is a hidden gem.
When most communities in B.C. have more in-camera meetings than the City of Toronto, there's a problem. In Ontario, councils are entitled to go in-camera to consider six specific matters. There are four reasons that councils must go in camera and over a dozen reasons why they "may" close a meeting. The nuance between "may" and "must" seems to have been lost on a few.
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The cause is under investigation.
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It was the sandwich, I tell you! The sandwich!
Colliery Dam Preservation Society
There's something about local government that brings out the worst in some people. Staff get spat on. Mayors and councillors are often the victims of what can only be described as cyberbullying. In some towns, process servers would be well-advised to offer volume discounts to local governments.
Colliery Dams is a heritage site, there are old growth trees, it feeds numerous streams and rivers, houses fish and numerous species of wildlife. People have spent over three years of their lives fighting for this park through every legal means possible feel like they have been left with little options to save this beautiful park.
Gabriel's Gourmet Cafe
Sadly, the civic mayhem isn't limited to staffing, it's cross-contaminated a few council chambers, sometimes making the Hatfield and McCoy feud seem like an episode of the Brady Bunch.
One epicentre of the Vancouver Island local-food scene is a funky downtown Nanaimo restaurant called Gabriel's Gourmet Café.
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City bureaucracies are a bit like junk drawers -- they need a good purging every once in a while.
The six-minute video was posted to YouTube and shows two boys about the age of 10 or 11 holding toy guns and discussing how to kill a teacher referred to as Ms. D.