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75-year-old man goes missing in south Vancouver

75-year-old man goes missing in south Vancouver
75-year-old Joseph Lingappa was last seen on Monday afternoon at his home near Granville and 70th Avenue. Police say his family is worried because he is usually in contact with them every day. Lingappa is described as 5-foot-ten, with a slim build and …
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Small earthquake reported in Vancouver
A small earthquake stirred under west Vancouver on Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The 2.7-magnitude tremor was measured near Vancouver Lake at a depth of 19.3 kilometers, according to USGS. The quake occurred at 8:31 …
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First BC baby of 2015 born at Peace Arch Hospital
He was due to arrive on Christmas Day, but it turned out baby Henley was more of a New Year's Day kind of a guy. Darlene Henley welcomed B.C.'s first baby of 2015, a healthy boy who arrived at five seconds past midnight on New Year's Day at Peace Arch …
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Donors step forward to help Vancouver single mother whose car was stolen
The east Vancouver resident's fortunes began to change for the better Monday night as Facebook friends messaged Scott asking what they could do to help her buy another car. She started a crowdsourcing campaign and within 24 hours, 54 people had …
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Homeless in Vancouver: Attrition and a kind of end to binning

Homeless in Vancouver: Attrition and a kind of end to binning
Yesterday I was up around West 14th Avenue and Cambie Street and something told me that the little house at 656 West 14th Avenue won't be the source of any more returnable beer cans—ever. Only a few weeks ago I was rooting through their container …
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New Chapter in Vancouver's All-Ages Space Chase
It's not easy being a young music-lover in Vancouver. For years the city has struggled with a lack of all-ages venues. In 2012, The Tyee listed five reasons why anyone under 19 is going to have a hard time playing and enjoying live music in Vancouver …
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Vancouver's high housing prices post headaches for job recruiters
That has business groups raising the alarm about Vancouver's ability to attract and retain the talent needed to foster local successes like retailer Lululemon Athletica or tech start-ups like video surveillance maker Avigilon and social media manager …
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What’s On in Vancouver: Sherlock Holmes steps onstage and more

What’s On in Vancouver: Sherlock Holmes steps onstage and more
THEATRE. Sherlock Holmes – The Case of the Jersey Lily. Theater Crossing returns with the B.C. premiere of a new Holmes mystery of royal intrigue. Directed by William B Davis. • Special New Year’s Eve performance ($ 40) Includes after-show with actors, …
Medicines and Special Allowance

In addition to these items, there are certain drugs that cannot be carried during the journey. Hence, it is advised that

people with medical condition go through a proper check-up before boarding flights. They can also do some research

regarding prescribed medicines, and if it is available at the destination,
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are not available in every part of the world. In such cases, passengers can seek special permission from airlines and

airport authorities to carry it. Experts are of the opinion that adhering to terms and conditions laid by airlines will

certainly help in reducing baggage expenses.

What to Pack

After knowing what not to pack, here are the tips that can help in making the bag light while packing things that can be

taken onboard. It has been observed that clothes and shoes are the heaviest items in bags, and managing them properly may

significantly affect the weight of the luggage. Experts advise on keeping lighter shoes in bags and wearing the one which

is heavier.
travel sites This way, travellers can carry both the footwear without increasing the

size of the bag. They can also pack their electronic gadgets and batteries in zip-lock bag, which will ensures that they

can find it easily. When it comes to cosmetics, travellers are suggested to keep travel packs manufactured by FMCG

producers. A 50 ml of sachet instead of 150 ml bottle of shampoo not only helps in managing weight limits, but also leaves

the room in bags to carry a few extra things.

Eating

Experts advise on sticking to healthy and light meals before boarding the flight as well as during the travel. People with

sensitive stomach are suggested to bring their own food to avoid any issues.
airline coupons Carriers prepare the menu after a thorough research and serve

food that can be digested easily during the journey, but for fliers who are not used to it, even these meals can prove to

be unhealthy. Health experts also suggest walking after eating as it becomes even important during the flight. This not

only helps in digestion, but movement every now and then keeps a check on the blood flow.

A Deep Slumber
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The best way to avoid the jet lag or any other ache is to go in the sleeping mode. Carriers provide neck pillows and eye

masks that help fliers in getting some rest. Experts suggest staying away from caffeine onboard to make it smooth and

comfortable. However, people who have to finish up assignment or make presentations can take to keep themselves awake.

These tips help in dealing with issues during the journey, but in case of new cities looking for accommodation after

reaching the journey can be troublesome. Hence, flight plus hotel bookings options are suggested by frequent fliers.

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With the holiday season shadowing December, it may not be the first place to consider for a holiday, but don’t overlook it

that fast. There are great climate and family friendly destinations that prove to be a perfect vacation for family and even

romantic getaways.

ATLANTIS- BAHAMAS.

Head out to this island paradise and indulge in massive water parks and take up the opportunity to swim with the loving

dolphins. The island sports boats and marines give the perfect chance to explore the breathtaking waters. This beauty is

also home to a huge variety of animals, making it a fun outdoor activity to spend your time there. Apart from oozing

natural beauty, this destination offers the ideal city life attraction such as casinos, bars, high end restaurants and spas

to unwind and relax. With a spectacular view from almost any location, the Bahamas are a treat to visit.

HONOLULU.
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This capital city of Aloha State is perfect if you are looking for a short yet perfect getaway. Located on the West Coast,

it offers an exceptional beach front. With many outdoor activities such as hiking, strolls at the Waikiki beach, art

districts at your disposal and a panoramic view of the city from the Diamond Head State Monument, it demands a visit.

Ryanair
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Ryanair is Ireland’s own low cost airline that operates from the Dublin airport. Initially the airline faced a lot of

criticism for its poor hospitality. Disabled passengers raised concerns over the lack of special facilities in these

aircraft.
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and caters to the needs of millions of passengers across Europe. Passengers today review the Ryanair to be one of the best

players in the low cost.

Norwegian Air

The airline market in Europe is very competitive and every one strives to be better than the other. As the name suggest,

the Norwegian Air, is Norway’s own and is Europe’s third largest low cost carrier. It is also the most popular for domestic

in the Scandinavian countries.
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Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm. In 2013, It was announced as the “Best Low Cost Airline in Europe at the 2013 World Airline

Awards.

Flybe
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Flybe, based in Exeter is another English operator that dominates the low cost airline market. The operator’s largest base

is the Birmingham Airport and it is a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange. The airline is famous for its

short haul flights to Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Continental Europe.
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No Defined Age for a Solo Trip

The image of a solo backpacker usually includes young people with maps in their hands, but there is no age bar for such

travels.
It is worth noticing that the commencement of journey is

alone, but later it becomes a small group with people capable of taking their own decisions. They get to meet new people of

similar mindset and interest that add fun to the whole trip. In case of trekking, it is advised that travellers take help

of experts or go through various travel portals and gather as much information as possible.
United operates from six main hubs They can also consult certain

agencies providing specialized services. However, in case of urban settings, travellers can opt for a flight plus hotel

booking, and directly head towards their accommodation facility right after getting out of the airport. It has been

observed that booking hotel after reaching the destination can be a time taking procedure.

Be Specific when it comes to Destinations
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Be it a city or country, there can be hundreds of attractions worth visiting; hence, it is advised that tourists make their

mind regarding destinations before leaving their city. It will not only make the trip chaos-free, but advance booking of

flights may save them a great deal of money also.

6. Ask all the questions. Ask any remaining questions you may have regarding the policies or the property- don’t leave

anything up to chance!
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7. Book your rental home. Congratulations! If you’ve made it this far you have successfully found a vacation rental in

which to enjoy a great trip with your family and friends. Now it is time to put down your security deposit and get ready

for a host of great memories. Make sure to confirm how you are sending your payment to the owner, as some methods of

payment are more secure than others.

8. Last and certainly not the least, enjoy your vacation rental!

About the Author:
Peter Thomas works for Aruba Villa Vacation Homes and loves to travel. He loves to write, Aruba Vacation and Accommodation

are his topic of interest and he finds immense pleasure in writing article about vacation rentals Aruba and luxury villa

rental Aruba.

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The number of international as well as domestic flights has doubled in the last few years. With increasing demand, carriers

are increasing their capacity and new entrants are trying to capitalize this opportunity. This has led to the regulation of

market, which in turn has drastically changed the face of the aviation industry. From a luxurious affair,
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boarding a flight has become a regular affair for many people in this cyber age. Earlier, communicating relatives in

another country took weeks, but now people can make video calls in just a few seconds. Breakthroughs in technological

development and its implication are among most vital reasons behind the increased need to travel.
official site After communication, business in foreign countries has also

increased, and the world has turned into a global village. This is the reason that booking air tickets international has

increased significantly.

Apart from business in foreign countries, enthusiasts travel miles to pursue the objective of their life. Hundreds of

students live thousands of miles away from their families in order to get the best education in their core field. In order

to encourage them, a number of carriers offer discounts and deals. They may be asked to provide their identity number and

other documents, which is a part of the authentication process. People can crack a great deal by following some simple tips

given by frequent travellers.
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If you are a frequent business traveler, staying at hotels on a regular basis is nothing new. While the location of a

facility is probably one of the most important features, you also want to make sure that the hotel you’re staying in

provides the services and amenities that’ll suit both your business as well as personal needs. Here are some things to

consider when arranging your next business trip.

Location
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The location of your accommodations is often determined by your trip itinerary and meeting locations. If you are going to

be meeting with different clients over several days, consider facilities that are centrally located to those meetings. If

you’re just seeing a customer for the day, an airport facility may be the better option. Many popular hotel and travel

search engines allow you to locate accommodations near landmarks, such as an airport or a downtown attraction.
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If you enjoy staying at a particular chain, browse their website for your destination and click on a map of their location

relative to where you’ll need to travel for your business.

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There are, however, plenty of attractions to tempt you back on land, such as the magnificent Royal Château d’Amboise. This

castle is built on a spur above River Loire, and became the favourite residence of several French kings. You can also visit

the Château du Clos Luce, the home of one of the world’s greatest thinkers and artists, Leonardo Da Vinci. Need to stretch

your legs a little?
international and domestic flights There are plenty of hiking

and biking trails to explore, as well as several world-class golf courses in the area, such as the Tours Ardrée Golf Club,

which features an 18-hole golf course nestled in more than 350 acres of park and woodland. There are also plenty of

restaurants specialising in regional cuisine to help keep your strength up during your adventures if you feel like a break

from the five star dining on-board.

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A Gulet is a traditional wood-masted sailing vessel taking off from the Southwestern coast Turkey. The vessel is popular

among tourists who love Gulet cruises, which are nothing short of enjoyable. It offers an exciting way of exploring a

holiday spot and seeing many other attractive features.
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Vacationers enjoy exciting experiences through Gulet trips which are equipped with modern and highly sophisticated

navigational tools. They also come complete with engines to offer trip conveniences, especially in terms of time for those

with limited time to spare. Even thought there are models fitted with the engines, sails are still largely used on Gulet

charter cruises.

american charters have added benefits such as experienced sailors for the crew and well maintained ships. The boats go

through regular inspections to make sure that they remain safe for all users. They come in a huge variety of sizes to suit

different holidaying groups.
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vacation, you will find a Gulet size that is just right for you. There is something most suitable for groups of friends or

families on holiday to make sharing those precious moments easy. The charter services also offer travel itineraries for

Gulet cruise enjoyment matching your available time during the vacations.

American Exports: Tigres announce signing of former Vancouver Whitecaps
Liga MX Apertura 2014 finalist Tigres have confirmed that Omar Salgado has joined the club, following his four-season spell with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Tigres welcomed 21-year-old Salgado and fellow new signing Rafael Sobis in a Tweet on Monday …
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‘Chaos’ as Vancouver cops shot wrong man
VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN 6) — Chaos and confusion led to Vancouver police shooting the wrong man while they searched for John Kendall, who earlier shot a neighbor while she sat at a stoplight on Halloween morning. Newly released documents …
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Who is Octavio Rivero?
The Vancouver Whitecaps announced the signing of Uruguayan striker Octavio Rivero on Christmas Day. The 22-year-old comes to MLS with an impressive track record as a goal-scorer in Chile’s Primera Division. PHOTO COURTESY OF WHITECAPS FC …
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Armed bandits rob two Vancouver restaurants on Christmas

Armed bandits rob two Vancouver restaurants on Christmas
According to the Vancouver Police, the string of robberies began around 7:30 p.m. Thursday when two armed men entered Cambie Street's Hot Delivery Restaurant and “ordered everyone to the floor.” The robbers ransacked the place for valuables before …
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Groceries from vending machines coming to Metro Vancouver condos soon
Vending machines that dispense everything from eggs to diapers could soon be making their appearance at condo buildings in Metro Vancouver. The high-end vending machines, which can hold up to 60 items and are refrigerated, are already a popular …
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Tech wizard killed in Mexico car accident was from Vancouver
Former Vancouver tech wizard and entrepreneur James Golick has died in a car accident in Mexico. His death, first reported on social media by family and friends, was confirmed in an email Sunday from a close family member. “Friends of @jamesgolick the …
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Christmas Day: What's open in Vancouver?
It's undeniably quiet on Christmas and that's part of its special charm — a day to eat, drink and be merry — a great day to take it easy and be with family and friends. But if you do want to get out and share some of that Christmas cheer, there are …
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Off-duty police officer strikes 14-year-old with car in Abbotsford

Off-duty police officer strikes 14-year-old with car in Abbotsford
A 14-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in Abbotsford after he was struck by a car being driven by an off-duty officer, say police. The boy was hit in the intersection of Bourquin Crescent West and Mill Lake Road around 6:15 p.m. on Boxing Day …
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Vancouver Police investigate Fatal Collision in East Van
Vancouver police are investigating a collision that has resulted in the death of a 78-year-old woman. Around 8:30 pm on Christmas day, a pedestrian was crossing Kingsway Avenue at Earles Street in East Vancouver, when a car travelling north on Earles …
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Woman dies in hospital after arrest

Woman dies in hospital after arrest
The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC and the BC Coroners Service are looking into the death of a 58-year-old woman who died in hospital Tuesday after being found unresponsive in a police wagon. Vancouver police said that shortly after 6 a …
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Kick Off: Vancouver Whitecaps sign a Christmas Day DP, plus more moves
Kick Off: Vancouver Whitecaps sign a Christmas Day DP, plus more moves coming for Real Salt Lake. December 26, 2014. James Keep. MLSsoccer.com. Here are the top 15 stories everyone's talking about this morning: 1. THE GREATEST PRESENT.
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Vancouver man who recorded toilet visits thrilled with secrets, not sexual: lawyer

Vancouver man who recorded toilet visits thrilled with secrets, not sexual: lawyer
VANCOUVER – The lawyer for a man who covertly recorded people using the washroom in his Vancouver restaurant says her client was driven more by the thrill of knowing people's secrets than by sexual impulses. Maegan Richards asked a provincial court …
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Vancouver police arrest mentally ill man threatening to kill police
A man arrested on the weekend for threatening to kill police officers has been released without charge following a hospital examination, Vancouver police said Tuesday. The incident, captured on a YouTube video, shows officers armed with Tasers and …
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New Year's Eve at the Hotel Vancouver
Might we humbly suggest that you act now on the guaranteed-to-sell-out New Year's at the Grand Historic Hotel Vancouver bash? The first stamp of approval is for the folks throwing the party, namely the people at the Arrival Agency, who've brought …
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Homeless in Vancouver: Enjoying a ho-ho-homeless Christmas :-)

Homeless in Vancouver: Enjoying a ho-ho-homeless Christmas :-)
My apologies to Clement Clarke Moore, the author of the famous 1823 poem A Visit from St. Nicholas. Like everyone else, I'm familiar with the beginning and end of this treacly poem but I had no idea how long it was—it goes on for 56 stultifying lines!
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Barj Dhahan says Liberals pressured him to withdraw from Vancouver South race
A former Liberal Party candidate for the Vancouver South riding says he was pressured to withdraw from the race because the party had a preferred candidate — Harjit Singh Sajjan — whom they wanted acclaimed. In an exclusive interview with CBC News …
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Youth organize vigil for man shot by Vancouver police

Youth organize vigil for man shot by Vancouver police
"We are deeply disturbed by the circumstances of Mr. Phuong's death and the actions of the Vancouver Police Department," said Chanel Lys, one of the vigil's young organizers. "We also are concerned about many issues within our community, such as …
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Devon Rowcliffe: What's stopping Vancouver from using proportional
In a previous article, I looked at the problems of Vancouver's at-large voting system, and summarized the major alternatives: the ward system and proportional representation (PR). I ultimately argued that it would be best for Vancouver to adopt a form …
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