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Queen Elizabeth II RIP

RIP Queen Elizabeth. I was a young child when I watched Charles being crowned the Prince of Wales. Now I have fresh vivid memories of his Mother’s funeral. The pageantry, tradition, history and tears. As her coffin was brought into … Continue reading

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B.C. scientists hopeful in fight against mites that puncture and kill honeybees

SURREY, B.C. — Chemistry professor Erika Plettner gestures towards beehives surrounded by tall, dry grasses as she explains the multiple pressures facing honeybees worldwide. Pesticides, pathogens and the effects of climate change are putting bees and their role as pollinators … Continue reading

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Surrey condo owner fined $800 for smoking, must pay $13,000 for strata legal fees

A Surrey condo owner who fought against $800 in fines for smoking cigarettes and marijuana in his unit has to pay more than $13,000 to cover the strata’s legal fees. The strata at a complex on 68th Avenue with 55 … Continue reading

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Ending ‘renter bias’: The arguments for and against ending rules that limit rental housing

Soudabeh Zarrinkafsh has lived in the spacious basement of a North Vancouver townhouse, with a door that walks out onto a leafy backyard garden, for two years. And she doesn’t want to move. But the UBC Hospital employee may be … Continue reading

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West Vancouver council punts racist-covenant ball to provincial government

The provincial government may introduce legislative changes to deal with racist covenants on land title records, but has stopped short of fully endorsing specific solutions proposed by the District of West Vancouver to remove historical language that outlawed some homes … Continue reading

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Deep Cove senior wins human rights case after strata refuses to build hillside tram

A senior in Deep Cove has won a $35,000 human rights award against his strata, and the right to install a costly tram to and from his hillside home to accommodate his health and mobility issues Gerald Testar and his … Continue reading

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Vancouver strata wins against owner whose EV charger was shut off for nonpayment

A Vancouver strata has won a civil case brought by a condo owner who says his electrical vehicle charger was unfairly shut off. Milad Rostamkhani is an owner at the Shangri-La, at 1111 Alberni St., and alleged in a civil … Continue reading

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Unlicensed Property Management fined $100,000

A chartered accountant who misled B.C.’s real estate regulator about his unlicensed property management business has been fined $100,000. According to the B.C. Financial Services Authority, the penalty against Yiu Keung (“Anthony”) Ng is the first of its kind since … Continue reading

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Homeowners sue. Surrey condo tower not built to code

More than two years after finding out their building wasn’t built to code, dozens of condo owners in Surrey, B.C., are suing the developer and contractors behind the project. Homeowners with units in the building filed a lengthy lawsuit this … Continue reading

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Some-one is fraudulently using our supply account

Not sure who did this as the security footage is wiped after 30 days , but we had some-one fraudulently use our business account at Meadows Landscape in Pitt Meadows on August 19th, 2021. Our mailing address has changed since … Continue reading

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