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I have now been clean from opioids since April 2016 ... almost one year. It was not easy and I will always be an addict in recovery BUT if my mental illness and trauma was diagnosed earlier, I may never have sought the comfort of drugs.
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Roller derby is known for kicking ass, and now it's set an example with its gender inclusion policy. Thousands of members around the world belong to the Women's Flat Track Derby Association, which re...
The BC Lottery Corporation's big schmooze-and-booze conference should have taxpayers, who pick up the tab, singing the blues. BCLC lost $208,642 on its 2016 New Horizons in Responsible Gaming conference. The conference attracted only 85 paid registrants.
He hit up two different record stores on Thursday.
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"Green and drunk" doesn't need to be the only theme of the night, and these great Toronto locations new and old prove it. Let's celebrate the absence of snakes in Ireland, or something!
Think, "Hope." Then think, "Franklin Graham." Now put them together in a sentence that reads: "Festival of Hope with Franklin Graham." If you haven't heard, now imagine a rally supported by a broad swath of the Christian community in the greater Vancouver community.
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"We will show that we can come together and aren't divided by all the hate he spews out."
"He was going on and on about how tough it was to make it in the ball-bearing business in Canada. After he was done, it was my turn to speak. So, I went up there and the first words I said were, 'Ladies and gentlemen, if you think it is hard being in the ball-bearing business, try being in the business of selling Canadian wine to the world.' And the place erupted in laughter."
Several prominent candidates were absent, including reality TV star Kevin O'Leary and Ontario MP Kellie Leitch.
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Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump will participate in the opening for the Trump International Hotel and Tower on Feb. 28.
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Sam Holmes travelled more than 13,000 kilometres for a wine festival that will celebrate Canadian wines on a scale that has never been seen before. Holmes is the general manager of Yalumba, the oldest...
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Statistics Canada has released the first installment of data gathered in the 2016 Census, with this initial snapshot offering insight on Canada's population and dwelling counts. What have we learned?
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Global real estate markets are breaking a sweat, and Vancouver should be no exception. Those same foreign buyers that sent property values soaring around the world are now a little short on foreign currency.
Those with a work permit who pay taxes in B.C. will be exempt from the 15-per-cent levy.
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"Our path is to establish on the lunar surface some kind of 3D-printing factory."
More than 10,500 new condo units are slated to hit the Greater Vancouver housing market this year, according to MLA Canada's 2017 Market Intel report -- opening up plenty of more-affordable housing options for prospective homebuyers who have been priced out of the single-detached segment.
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I left my home in Manitoba on a Greyhound bus for Victoria to start afresh. For the past 20 years, I've moved around, working here and there. I've been a cook, construction worker, stable hand and done a variety of odd jobs. But I'm always drawn back to the wilderness, where I feel most at home.
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5 Canadian housing markets show strong evidence of "problematic conditions."
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What would change if we spent as much time glorifying start lines as we do finish lines? What if we cheered as wildly for people the moment they assumed their position in the starting blocks as we do when they run through the tape at the end of the race?
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Only in Sydney and Hong Kong do you get less bang for your housing buck.
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The most basic economic principle is, when there is a rise in demand, the invisible force of supply will kick in, and this is how economic growth is generated. For those who want to blame the housing crisis on immigrants, let's think about how our economy would look like if B.C. or Canada did not have the intake and growth brought by immigrants.
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Thermal imaging will pinpoint exactly where homes are losing heat.
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Prospective homebuyers face a growing list of challenges -- from skyrocketing prices in Vancouver and Toronto, to soft conditions in Alberta, to another round of mortgage rule changes. But there are some good reasons 2017 is still a good year to buy a home in Canada.
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The girl's mother, twin sister and older brother all escaped and were taken to hospital.
Trying to survive the Great Salt Crisis of 2017.
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It was a tumultuous year.
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Not everyone will get the opportunity to pack their bags and escape in the new year. Those with slightly less nomadic lifestyles can still experience new cultures, taste exotic foods, and fill their Instagram pages with comment-worthy travel photos by visiting these four worldly cities right here in Canada.
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"When we shame people who are suffering from addiction we push them further into the shadows.''
Skyrocketing home prices dominated the headlines in 2016, and it's no surprise that housing unaffordability remains the news of the day as we wrap up the year. Affordability has hit an eight-year low in the third quarter of 2016.
If a bank can trust a lender, so can the government, she said.