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Oct. 28th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week? Local: Jian Ghomeshi files lawsuit claiming $55-million in damages from CBC, The Globe and Mail –  Listen to our Principle and Co-Founder Sara Padidar discuss this trending news story with Drex Live on CKNW (October 27th, 6:50pm) National: John Tory ends Rob Ford’s reign over Toronto, CBC – The mayor-elect …

Oct. 7th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week? Local: Uber pushing hard to build Vancouver team, despite the moratorium, Vancity Buzz – Ride-sharing service Uber may not be allowed to operate again in Vancouver for several months. National: A B.C. ‘Pastafarian’ who wears a colander on his head has been stripped of his driver’s licence, CTV – after he …

Sep. 16th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week: Local: B.C. teachers’ strike: Tentative 6-year deal reached, CBC – If tentative deal is finalized today, teachers are expected to vote Thursday.  National: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel McAdams among Canada’s Walk of Fame inductees, Global News – They will be honoured next month along with hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser, former …

Sep. 9th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week: Local: Gastown’s ‘fiercely local vibe’ makes it among the most stylish neighbourhoods in the world, The Province – Blueprint, like a lot of other cutting-edge companies, has just moved to Gastown, occupying the address that comes together at a point on Water and Cordova streets. National: Calgary weather calls …

Sep. 2nd, 2014
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What are making headlines this week: Local: PNE attendance jumps 8 per cent over a year ago, Vancouver Sun – The PNE welcomed 769,242 guests this year, up from 712,049 last year National: CEO caught kicking puppy in Vancouver elevator resigns, National Post– Centerplate’s board of directors announced Tuesday that CEO Desmond Hague resigned from the …

Aug. 26th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week: Local: B.C. teachers’ strike: morale fades as school year looms, CBC– teachers face financial hardship as many lose hope school will be back in session next week. National: Leonardo DiCaprio nominates Stephen Harper to do Ice Bucket Challenge, CTV News–from Lake Athabasca, where he is learning about the Canadian tar …

Aug. 19th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week: Local: Bertuzzi and Moore settle lawsuit, News1130– lawsuit was over career ending hit 10 years ago. National: Deadmau5 snubs ice bucket challenge, donates $10k, Global News– a viral campaign to fund and raise awareness for ALS has encouraged participants to dump a bucked of iced water over their heads …

Jun. 24th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week: Local: Marking worries during strike prompt changes to exams, CTV News Vancouver – Grade 10 English and Grade 11 Social Studies essay portions are cancelled for this year’s provincial exams. National: Moms change diapers, dads form leaders, say justice minister’s emails to staff, Vancouver Sun – Justice Minister Peter MacKay …

Jun. 17th, 2014
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What are making headlines this week: Local: Fundraiser held for Yaletown shooting victim, Global News – The community is rallying behind the victim of Tuesday’s brazen shooting in Yaletown.  National: Federal government approves Northern Gateway pipeline, The Province – Bloomberg News is reporting approval of the Enbridge Pipeline. National: Lessons learned from Wynne’s sweep to power, Globe …