Vancouver

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2013
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AP Reuters – Larry Williams reacts as he is found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his adopted daughter, Hana, in Mount Vernon. Hana Williams died in the backyard of the family’s home in May 2011. Olympia, Washington – A US adoptive mother accused of starving her 13-year-old E...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Since 2000, over a million Zimbabweans have left the country to seek better life in foreign countries. Most settled in South Africa, Botswana and the United Kingdom but a sizeable group has made Canada home. Journalist Tsungai Chipato, a resident of Toronto, reflects on his experiences with the Zimba...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Feb 2nd, 2013
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By Allison Martell and Teresa Carson REUTERS Squamish Elder Eugene Harry blesses photos of women missing from Vancouver’s downtown eastside, prior to the start of a commission of inquiry into their disappearance, many of them victims of serial killer Robert Pickton, in Vancouver, British Columb...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Jan 12th, 2013
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Handout A Jan 2013 handout photo of a truck at Nevsun’s Bisha mine in Eritrea. When the Vancouver-based miner initiated construction of Bisha in late 2008, the government ordered the miner to enlist a state-controlled contractor called Segen Construction for some of the work and by early the fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Nov 4th, 2012
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By: Mike Whitney Sagging prices and droopy home sales in Vancouver have set off alarms across Canada. These are the first signs that the country’s overheated real estate market has begun to cool. Homes sales have plunged 33 percent year-over-year, while prices have tagged close behind dropping 11 per...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jun 8th, 2012
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When Jenny Hughes heard Toronto’s city council had repealed the 5 cent plastic bag fee, she was furious. “But then I heard they banned the bags. This is amazing,” said Hughes, who runs Me+You, which makes reuseable bags in Vancouver. “People will be forced to make a change,” she said. “We have nasty ...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
May 15th, 2012
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The Canadian transgender Miss Universe contestant who sparked global media attention when she was disqualified from the pageant was all smiles at a Toronto photo shoot on Saturday. A bubbly Jenna Talackova appeared to be enjoying herself as she posed for the cameras in a variety of outfits, including...
By IndepthAfrica
In Other Sports
May 6th, 2012
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Having lived in Calgary for five years, Kenyan native Bernard Onsare has adjusted to temperatures cold enough to flash freeze a lithe, no-body-fat African runner. So, he had to chuckle a little when Ethiopian Gezahgn Eshetu, making his first visit to Canada, showed up for the start of Sunday morning’...
By benim
In News
Feb 22nd, 2011
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Vancouver has been rated as ‘most liveable city’ in the world. The Canadian west coast city was ranked top for the fifth year in a row in a survey in which London made it only to number 53. And Manchester was placed ahead of the capital at number 42. Top of the tree: Vancouver has […]...
By benim
In Canada
Jan 26th, 2011
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Police are investigating an alleged sex assault aboard an Air Canada flight to Vancouver from Toronto. According to information sworn to obtain a search warrant, the incident involved an apparently intoxicated man who repeatedly touched a woman sitting next to him on flight AC 33 on Nov. 23, 2010. Th...