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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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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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