Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mid-season report card: Vancouver Canucks

Mid-season report card: Vancouver Canucks
It would be easy to evaluate the Vancouver Canucks at the halfway mark — if only one knew which Canucks team they were evaluating. Are we looking at the Canucks that got off to a hot start, surprising everyone under new coach Willie Desjardins and new …

Earthquake knocked heat out of famous BC hot springs
HOT SPRINGS COVE, B.C. — Natural hot springs in a remote park on the west coast of Vancouver Island appear to be rebounding after an earthquake earlier this week left the water cold, a local First Nation says. Officials with the Hesquiaht First Nation …
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UNB defends professor's comments about Asian immigration in Vancouver
“This entire incident started when Dr. Duchesne decided to write myself, councillor Raymond Louie, and at that time, councillor Tony Tang, the only Chinese members of Vancouver city council, about a blog post that he had posted about white guilt,” said …

Mountain bike traps trigger arrest of North Vancouver woman

Mountain bike traps trigger arrest of North Vancouver woman
A 64-year-old woman is facing criminal charges for allegedly setting traps on some popular North Vancouver mountain bike trails. Police said she was arrested after local mountain bikers caught her on hidden video cameras placing dangerous obstacles …

Crews find no sign of missing Vancouver man on nearby North Shore Mountains
NORTH VANCOUVER – A 21-year-old hiker remains missing following a second day of searching by volunteers on Vancouver's North Shore Mountains. Liang Jin of Vancouver sent a text message to his father on New Year's Eve saying he was going hiking, …
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Vancouver's Skwachàys Lodge billed as first aboriginal arts hotel in Canada
A new boutique hotel in Vancouver embraces First Nations artists and art in their decor. It is being billed as the first aboriginal arts hotel in Canada. Skwachàys Lodge has 18 individual suites, each one created by an aboriginal artist and a designer.

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Photos: Vancouver's Kaitlyn Bristowe turns heads on The Bachelor
A 29-year-old Vancouver dance instructor made a splash on the season premiere January 5 of the ABC reality romance show with her sassy greeting of bachelor Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer. Her sexual innuendo about Chris's farming prowess definitely got …
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Canucks honour Luongo in Vancouver return
The Vancouver Canucks paid a special tribute to Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo Thursday night at Rogers Arena during a first-period timeout. Luongo spent eight seasons with the Canucks before last season's trade that sent the veteran netminder …

Body found in apartment was likely dead 8 weeks: VPD
A man whose body was found in an East Vancouver apartment this week was likely killed back in November, according to police. The deceased, who was identified Friday as 49-year-old Jeffery Scott Nasa-Dyke, was discovered in a building near Triumph …
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Go Wednesday: Boy & Bean, Science on Tap Vancouver, dog show

Go Wednesday: Boy & Bean, Science on Tap Vancouver, dog show
Science on Tap Vancouver, 7 p.m. Biology professor Todd Schlenke will discuss how his studies of how fruit flies use alcohol to stay healthy might have human benefits in "A Toast to Your Health: Fruit Flies, Alcohol and Medicine." Kiggins Theatre, 1011 …
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Fog advisory issued for Metro Vancouver over poor visability worries
Metro Vancouver is enveloped in fog this morning, prompting Environment Canada to issue an advisory. While the eerie mist may look beautiful in photos, some meteorologists call it the “silent killer,” because of the high number of car crashes that …
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4.6 magnitude earthquake hits near Tofino
Vancouver Island residents felt their homes shaking during a 4.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Wednesday evening just east of Tofino. The seismic event struck around 6 p.m. at a depth of about 24 kilometres, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Vancouver-area homes at high risk of radon, geological gas that causes lung

Vancouver-area homes at high risk of radon, geological gas that causes lung
The highest readings turned up in Zip codes 98601 (Amboy) and 98660, 98663 and 98664 (Vancouver). Homes tested in the other Zip codes — 98604, 98606, 98607, 98629, 98642, 98661, 98662, 98665, 98671, 98675, 98682, 98683, 98684, 98685 and …

Vancouver man crushed by vehicle identified
Authorities have identified the man who was crushed by his vehicle Tuesday at 2423 Rossiter Lane in Vancouver. Emergency responders found Torrie E. Bliss, 42, of Vancouver dead under the vehicle Tuesday evening after they were dispatched to the home …
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Vancouver needs a 'world-class' New Year's Eve celebration

Vancouver needs a 'world-class' New Year's Eve celebration
The society includes representatives from the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, Port Metro Vancouver, Tourism Vancouver, the Vancouver Convention Centre and a number of private companies. The society is also working closely …
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Subhumans lead singer Brian Goble was a pioneer of Vancouver punk
On Canada Day in 1978, anarchists organized a picnic with the promise of a free concert in Vancouver's Stanley Park. A Canadian flag was burned in front of the stage. The police came by car, horse and motorcycle. While some punk aficionados jumped up …
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As Vancouver home prices surge out of reach, businesses worry how to retain staff
Gerry Kahrmann/Postmedia News filesA home for sale in Vancouver. Sky-high housing prices are forcing many young professionals to leave the city, leaving business groups to raise the alarm about Vancouver's ability to attract and retain the talent …
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Get a jump on Vancouver International Wine Festival tickets

Get a jump on Vancouver International Wine Festival tickets
Tickets for the 37th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival, presented by The Vancouver Sun, go on sale Tuesday, January 6 at 9:30 a.m. for all public events. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday International Festival Tasting Room are expected to …
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Top five things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, January 5
Looking for something to do tomorrow? The Straight's got you covered. Here are five events happening in or around Vancouver on Monday, January 5. MOVIES. The Vancity Theatre screens director Phyllida Lloyd's 2008 musical Mamma Mia (pictured above) …
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99 B-Line bus crashes into car in Vancouver (photos)

99 B-Line bus crashes into car in Vancouver (photos)
We don't normally rush out to cover the latest vehicular accident. But when it happens just outside the office and involves public transit, it's worth making an exception. Here's a couple photos of the scene of an accident that took place late this …
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RECIPE: Vancouver Foodster Chili Challenge
Description: Serve hot with a couple of slices of the Bacon Cheddar bread. You may enjoy the chili topped with some sour cream, shredded cheese and thinly sliced green onion. Beer Brined Turkey Chili. 1 lb brined turkey leg or thigh, ground 2 cloves of …

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson's Vancouver home the most expensive in B.C.
The house that lycra built is worth its weight in gold. According to B.C. Assessment's 2015 roll, released Friday, Lululemon founder Chip Wilson's Kitsilano home is the most valued residential property in British Columbia. The mansion on Point Grey …
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The capital of Cuba is lacking in luxury accommodations, but the Gran Hotel Manzana, of the European luxury hospitality group Kempinski Hotels, is planning to change.
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In the heart of old Havana in the historic center of Manzana de Gomez, the first shopping mall in Cuba, the hotel has 246 rooms, a rooftop terrace with a swimming pool, three restaurants and a cigar lounge. Mr Maza said that luxury seekers who hesitate to visit Havana because of the limited five-star homes now have no reason not to go.
Arson fire, break-in at Capilano University library in North Vancouver
Authorities are investigating a break-in and arson fire at Capilano University in North Vancouver, B.C.. The fire started at 12:30 a.m. PT on Jan. 2 in the library administration area and was contained there by the emergency sprinkler system that was …

Flea eggs accumulate in areas where the host spends most of its time. In addition, adult fleas defecate small pellets of digested blood

which also drop off into the environment. A flea comb will often gather this fecal matter at the base of the tines providing a good sign of

flea infestation. The combination of white flea eggs and black dried blood specks may appear as a sprinkling of salt and pepper where an

infested animal has slept.

Fleas undergo complete metamorphosis, that is, they pass through four developmental stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Immature fleas do

not resemble adults at all.
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Flea larvae are tiny, light colored, and, worm-like, without legs. They feed primarily on various debris and organic material including the

droppings of the adults which contains digested blood. Flea larvae occur indoors and outdoors, wherever the eggs have fallen off the host.

In houses, flea larvae live in carpeting, furniture, animal bedding and other protected areas with high humidity. Flea larvae also live

outdoors in areas where animals spend time such as under porches in and around dog houses, etc.
Because flea larvae depend on the adult’s fecal pellets of dried blood as a food source, they cannot live in lawns or other outdoor areas

unless the pet visits those areas enough to provide this food.

Normally, all companies let you include a personalized message along with your birthday bouquet. Some, like Hallmark, even send a

personalized card along with your gift. Brant Florist is among those companies which offer the option of customizing your own flower basket.

After you provide your preferences, their experts will make your own dream basket ready with the choicest of colorful flowers.

Flowers are always delivered in special boxes, accompanied by personal message cards and important instructions on how to arrange or

preserve the flowers. Some even have balloons and candles, when requested or ordered.

The aforementioned companies usually offer a hundred-percent guarantee. Some companies even have a product replacement policy: if you are

not completely satisfied with the gift, they will have another delivered soon without any extra charge.
Today hundreds of beautifully designed flower bouquets flood the market. Companies and experts in them are all dedicated in bringing forth

pretty flower bouquets as gifts. Usually, you get an option to choose from multitudes of flowers, but sometimes, some companies let you

customize your flower bouquet.

If you want to earn Bitcoin online, this is a post that will help you do just that. Bitcoin is the world’s first peer to peer crypto-

currency that isn’t controlled by any central issuing agency but is rather an open source protocol that is followed by all the people who

participate in the economy. No one can manipulate the supply of Bitcoins and all transactions that take place in this economy are

cryptographically verified through a process called Bitcoin mining. Your Bitcoins are as secure as public key cryptography can be.
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Once you understand and appreciate the concept of Bitcoin, the next logical question is, how do you earn some Bitcoin? Here are some ideas –
Make money online and convert them to Bitcoin
Believe it or not, it is still much easier to make US Dollars! You can then exchange these dollars you make for Bitcoin at any of the

exchanges such as Bitstamp or Coinbase if you’re located in the US.

What are Binary Options?
As stated, to put it simply, it is betting. Say you notice a specific stock or commodity that catches your eye. You pay attention to it

regularly, you know its predicted path, and you have quite a lot of knowledge about it. You could invest in it when it is low and sell high,

of course, or you could invest in its changes. You could bet on its value change at a specific time. That is what you are doing with binary

options. Instead of making an investment and selling when the investment pays off, you can quickly bet a large amount on the changes in

price. If you follow something closely,
Different Types Of Stocks or if you know how to do research and get accurate information, you can make accurate

predictions that will result in huge returns. This can help you to earn a lot of money in a short period of time simply by using your

knowledge or ability to do good research. With some options changing in value constantly, there are numerous opportunities in front of you

to start earning money and to start increasing your funds in ways that other methods cannot match.

Parents are forever looking for new and more varied ways of keeping their offspring fit and promoting their wellbeing, as well as

encouraging them to get away from the TV and computer by playing with friends in the fresh air. When it comes to basketball, such an intense

and dynamic workout whilst working with numerous team members can reap many rewards in relation to a young adult’s physical health and

sociability. Basketball is a formidable team sport for those who want to get in shape and stay in shape, as well as an effective way to make

new friends and hone the competitive edge that teens naturally possess.
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However, serious injuries to a player’s ankles are also an unfortunate aspect of any basketball game. It is possible to unintentionally roll

or sprain your ankle at a moment’s notice, which can lead to painful injuries that players may end up suffering. Luckily, technological

advances across the sports industry in recent years have allowed basketball shoes to provide maximum ankle support and help prevent

injuries, which contribute to a safer level of overall performance.
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If your skillful teen slam-dunker requires extra ankle support, the following list of shoes may be of some help when you need to purchase

new B-ball footwear.
Finally, when trying on shoes before a purchase, you should experiment with jumping around while wearing them, and even perhaps a small

amount of light jogging. In doing so, you can verify how flexible they feel, and how they absorb shock. In relation to ankle rolls and

sprains, it should only be possible for you to twist your foot about a quarter of the way. If your foot twists any further than that, they

are not offering you enough ankle support.

1. Passports. Talk to any airline and they will tell you how many times they are forced to refuse entry into the departure lounge for

passengers who have forgotten their passports. A slight variation on this theme is the forgotten airline ticket(s).

2. Prescription medications. This is the sort of thing you usually keep in the bedside cabinet at home and which it is terrifyingly easy to

forget when packing. If you do, plan in an emergency and irritating visit to a local doctor at your holiday destination immediately upon

Air Travel And Families
3. Your accommodation details. It’s not unknown to find people wandering around holiday resorts at unsociable hours, desperately trying to

find someone who can direct them to their accommodation – even though they don’t know the name of their hotel or apartment block and haven’t

got an address either. This can be comical, often involving verbal descriptions of brochure photographs of the hotel concerned whilst

begging for ideas and directions from passers-by.

4. Credit cards etc. The need to be careful with your plastic and money on holiday is of paramount importance but occasionally some people

become so wrapped up in the idea of security and that they adopt the ultimate solution to the risk of theft when on holiday. They

unintentionally leave their plastic at home!

In contrast to hotel rooms with restricted space, these extravagant vacations rentals offer you luxurious space both indoor and outdoor with

no compromise on security. In fact, some of these extravagant properties are in the most posh locations and have eight rooms or even more,

mind you these rooms are very spacious. Such rental properties make for the most ideal getaway for those people that are looking for space

and all the trimmings of luxury. Also, these rentals provide all their guests with privacy which is very important because you are there

with the people that are most close to you and would want to enjoy it without the world bothering you.
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The top luxury vacation rentals are located in the best holiday spots and in the most posh locations around the globe. This is primarily

because these areas are most frequently visited by those people that look for extravagant accommodations.

One of the benefits of a long-term vacation is that you have the chance to make this new location a home away from home. You can eat meals

in and dine out, go on tours or simply walk around your new neighborhood. While you should definitely make efforts to enjoy your vacation to

the fullest you can use all the above methods to save some money while you are away. Additionally you can consider working as a freelancer

(if your job supports that) or picking up and odd job to make some money on the side. Whatever it is that you’d like to try, go for it! It’s

your vacation, after all.
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We rarely are able to save as much money as we want, however, having enough money to cover a plane ticket should you need to return home

suddenly or a few hundred dollars extra to cover a medical expense isn’t a bad idea before you go on a long-term vacation.

There are so many video resources in so many formats by now, and you need to convert them to some certain format so as to play them on some

certain device. You need to choose a video converter first. Since most video converters are similar at the first look and those applications

usually have a lot functions and features in common, it is difficult to make a decision. In fact, there is never the best choice but there

is always the most suitable one for your needs.
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Here we list 5 essential features of video converter software according to most users’ needs and you might want to have a look when you are

searching for a video converter.
The first thing you need to find out is whether the video converter supports the input formats that you are converting from and the output

formats that you are converting to. The supported input formats should contain almost all video formats while the supported output formats

should include most of popular video formats. For example, Sothink Free Video Converter supports AVI (DivX, XivD), MP4, MKV, MOV, WMV, TS,

FLV, SWF, ASF, MPG, 3GP, 3G2, VOB (VCD), and DV. That will probably be enough.

Online marketing is especially good for small businesses, as they have a wide reach at a comparatively low cost. It can be effective on a

budget that is many times smaller than the budgets of traditional marketing tools. It also has the advantage of being capable of targeting a

niche audience. Highly targeted marketing is possible over the internet. While making a strategy for online marketing, the company must be

highly focussed on the target audience.
anonymous search engine The strategy cannot be short term, as most internet users are more

knowledgeable and can identify a shallow story easily. The strategy must be consistent and built up over a period of time into a solid

reputation. Online marketing must aim to keep the internet users engaged and interested. Consistent strategy and a solid reputation online

can bring great results to the marketing effort.

The next key part of running a successful home based business is being organized. Once the cleaning part was done, the next part of my plan

was to organize the pallets in a way where customers can find the products they are looking for. I drew a mental map in my mind of where

everything was going to be placed at.
What is a CPA Marketing Programwhat is marketing I grabbed the forklift and moved the pallets of calf milk replacer into

one spot of the warehouse, making sure that all the products are on the right pallet. Sometimes, I would have to restock the pallets if the

bags of milk replacer had fallen to the ground. If the bags were ripped open, I would find an empty bag, re-weigh the product, and then sew

the bag back up. Once that was done, I would go after the wood pellets, dog and cat food, salt blocks (for cattle and horses), and put them

in their proper places. This went on for about 3 months. I got that warehouse cleaned up and organize that one of the employees said to me,

“It is so clean that I can’t find anything!” Even my bosses told me that I did an amazing of straightening up the place.

Giving Traffic A Healthy Boost

It estimated that video content actually attracts two or even three times as much traffic as other forms of content. Not only that, but it

can actually extend the length of time that visitors will spend on your website. This could result in as much as 150% increase in the

organic traffic that you will get from search engines. Since video content is much better at retaining your visitor’s attention, a single 60

second video is worth around 2 million words of written content. When you consider the time it take to make a video compared with writing

that volume of text it is easy to see that video marketing is a far more cost effective way of boosting traffic.

Every day there seems to be some new, hottest, can’t do without marketing tool that hits the web. Sometimes I feel like my head is about to

explode with all the new tools, systems, and services guaranteed to make you a fortune. That ‘magic tool’ promising millions of visitors to

your website and millions in your bank account, effortlessly, does not exist.

Success online begins with the fundamentals. These 5 marketing tools are a necessity for any online marketer. These 5 tools, however

necessary, do not replace the one ingredient every online marketer must possess, hard work.
Web Studio

1. Web hosting. If you have a domain name, that domain name needs a home. Your domain’s home is called a hosting account, or domain hosting.

The hosting account is where your domain lives. Hosting companies range anywhere from free to over $500 per month for dedicated hosting. The

key is finding a company that provides 99% uptime and 24/7 support to handle any problems you may encounter. Hosting for your dedicated

domain name and website is mandatory.

New Year's Eve: 11 things to do in Vancouver

New Year's Eve: 11 things to do in Vancouver
One of Vancouver's favourite dining spots will once again host its infamous evening of "civilized debauchery." Resident DJ Hebegebe will be spinning the decks, along with special guests, throughout the evening. The dress is "sexy and formal" and …

Vancouver Police investigate stabbing
A 20-year-old man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed this morning. Vancouver police found the injured man at around 5:30 a.m. at a house near the intersection of West 20th Ave. and Macdonald Street. The area remains taped …
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North Vancouver Log Cabin Used To Film 'MacGyver,' Shaw Fire Log (PHOTOS
"This is a great, rustic cabin and it looks like you're far away from the urban city," Alice To, business relations co-ordinator for the District of North Vancouver, told The Huffington Post B.C. For privacy reasons, she asked that the cabin's exact …
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