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West Point Grey - the neighbourhood

West Point Grey is one of Vancouver’s older neighbourhoods.  It is also one of the wealthiest and sought after neighbourhoods for its spectacular views of the mountains, ocean and gorgeous sunsets. 314 more words

School board passes Long Range Facilities Plan and housing affect Vancouver West Side

On Monday, Vancouver school trustees unanimously passed the Interim Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP), and submit it to the Ministry of Education by January 31, 2016. 606 more words

VSB votes unanimously in favour of plan that could lead to multiple school closures

In a decision trustees called “monumental,” the Vancouver School Board passed a long-term plan Monday night that could see the closure of several schools.

“We are now working towards a plan by 2030 to make all of our seismically upgraded schools fixed up so that kids can be in them in a safe manner and that we’ll also be able to secure money to build…six schools in areas of projected growth,” VSB Chair Mike Lombardi said. 254 more words

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Vancouver school trustee hopes to increase distance between pot dispensaries and schools

The Vancouver School Board will meet today to decide whether or not it will go to the city and ask for a greater distance between pot dispensaries and schools. 63 more words

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Vancouver a rich cultural history

Vancouver is located in the traditional territory of the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, members of the Coast Salish linguistic group.  The ancestors settled in the Vancouver area more than 8,000 years ago. 379 more words

Christopher Richardson's Long Dance As A Traffic Cop (with video)

Sometimes stories stare you in the face for years and you never see them, until one day you wake up, cock your head sideways and think “now, where did that one come from?” 348 more words

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B.C. schools getting ready to welcome hundreds of Syrian students

Schools around B.C. are getting ready to welcome hundreds of new Syrian students. Burnaby, Vancouver and Surrey school districts will open their doors to roughly 300 refugees from Syria over the next two months. 231 more words

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