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With thousands of people across Vancouver without a home to go to on Christmas Day, charities are stepping up to serve plates of kindness and hope. 794 more words
There are piles of used hypodermic needles in front of almost every room on the third floor of the Arco Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Garbage is piled up so deep in one room, it would be easy to assume it is abandoned. 714 more words
An NHL defenceman who became an unlikely hero after breaking up an attempted theft on Sunday is describing how the incident went down.
Mark Borowiecki, an alternate captain with the Ottawa Senators, aptly nicknamed Borocop, was in Vancouver for his team’s matchup with the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night. 637 more words
An NHL defenceman is earning accolades after intervening in a theft in progress in Vancouver’s Gastown.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when Ottawa Senators alternate captain Mark Borowiecki saw someone break into a parked vehicle and take a backpack near Granville and West Cordova Streets, according to police. 358 more words