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COVID-19 hero: Vancouver youngster uses pandemic downtime as opportunity for good

COVID-19 hero: Vancouver youngster uses pandemic downtime as opportunity for good

While many of us — young and old alike — have used our pandemic downtime to binge watch TV shows or binge eat bread and bonbons, a 12-year-old from Vancouver has devoted his time to crafting devices intended to help first responders stay comfortable on the job.For several months, Nickolai Junussov, a Grade 7 student at General Gordon Elementary, has been 3D printing earsavers for firefighters, nurses and other essential workers.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.The small, plastic objects are shaped like a headband with hooks on each end to grab...

Nov 30
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COVID-19: At least 42 people test positive in Surrey gym outbreak

COVID-19: At least 42 people test positive in Surrey gym outbreak

At least 42 staff and guests at a gym in Surrey have tested positive for COVID-19, after some of the patrons visited the gym while waiting for test results.On Friday, Fraser Health declared an outbreak at the Platinum Athletic Club, a fitness centre at 7653 King George Blvd., after finding evidence of COVID-19 transmission among staff and patrons. The agency said that, to date, 42 people who worked at, or attended the fitness centre, have tested positive for COVID-19.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.Anyone who has attended the fitness centre...

Nov 14
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Help from B.C. man allows American family to reunite in Alaska

Help from B.C. man allows American family to reunite in Alaska

A woman from Georgia says her family’s reunion was saved by a man from B.C. who drove them to the Alaskan border after she got stranded in a snowstorm and appealed for help.Lynn Marchessault began her trip with her two children, two dogs and a cat on Nov. 10 from Georgia to the Alaska border to join her husband, who is in the U.S. military.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.“I had never driven in the snow,” she said. “It was like a whiteout kind of snowstorm. I wasn’t really familiar with that or even knew what it was called until this day.”The...

Nov 25
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Vancouver man's Supreme T-shirt collection expected to sell for $2 million

Vancouver man's Supreme T-shirt collection expected to sell for $2 million

A Vancouver man’s one-of-a-kind collection of Supreme T-shirts is expected to sell for millions at auction next month.James Bogart, 21, bought his first piece from the New York streetwear brand in 2014, when he was just 15. Six years later, Bogart boasts every single T-shirt sporting the brand’s iconic box logo. Bogart’s Box Logo Collection, comprised of 253 pieces released over 26 years and obsessively curated over five, is considered the first complete archive of Supreme tees in existence.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.The set contains many...

Nov 27
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Advocates aim to shape 'Vancouver model' for drug decriminalization

Advocates aim to shape 'Vancouver model' for drug decriminalization

City councillors in Vancouver voted unanimously this week to ask the federal government to decriminalize small amounts of illicit drugs for personal use, a decision advocates hope will blaze a trail in other municipalities.It’s within Health Minister Patty Hajdu’s power to grant an exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to allow decriminalization across Canada, said Sandra Ka Hon Chu, the director of research and advocacy for the Toronto-based HIV Legal Network.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.“She can issue a very sweeping...

Nov 27
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Daphne Bramham: A reason to believe in Christmas angels

Daphne Bramham: A reason to believe in Christmas angels

Before dawn most days, Edwin Padilla is out with his flashlight, scouring Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach for discarded bottles and cans.On days when recyclables are set out for pickup on Vancouver’s wealthy West Side, Padilla hurries to be there before the trucks to pick through and recover anything that can be redeemed for its deposit.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.Padilla earned $8 the first week, and the most he has ever collected was on Tuesday — $21.40.“It’s a hard job. It’s dirty too,” he said. “I need to have a thick face to people...

Dec 23
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Abbotsford kidney donor offers free hotdogs for life to other donors

Abbotsford kidney donor offers free hotdogs for life to other donors

An Abbotsford hotdog vendor is offering free hotdogs for life to anyone who follows his lead and becomes a kidney donor.Skully White, owner of Lullys Food Experience, a gourmet hotdog stand in the parking lot of the local Canadian Tire, successfully donated a kidney to customer Tim Hiscock on Monday.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.White first found out Hiscock, who suffered from advanced kidney failure due to diabetes, was in need of a transplant last December.“He was a customer for almost three years before I knew his name,” White told .“One...

Dec 21
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Men in Surrey treatment and recovery centre learn how to knit together

Men in Surrey treatment and recovery centre learn how to knit together

is knitting his life together one stitch at a time.Technically, what Mendonca and a group of men at the are doing isn’t knitting since it doesn’t involve traditional knitting needles.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.Try refreshing your browser, or.Instead, they use a loom to knit yarn together. It’s called looming.“At first I thought, ‘People are going to think I’m weird or whatever,’” Mendonca said.“Once I started knitting in public, I didn’t really care what people think. I enjoy doing it and I’m going to do it.”Far from being ostracized, Mendonca has created a new activity...

Dec 22
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