TOPIC: WHATS YOUR STORY

What's your story? North Bay veteran recalls Korean hockey game

As part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebration, CBC is releasing a book called What’s Your Story, A Canada 2017 Yearbook.
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Watch two immigrants to Canada share each other's story — and discover common ground

In "CrossReads: Landing," an immigrant from Cambodia and another from Scotland share the very different paths that led them to calling Vancouver home.
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Watch two immigrants to Canada share each other's story — and discover common ground

In "CrossReads: Landing," an immigrant from Cambodia and another from Scotland share the very different paths that lead them to now calling Vancouver home.
WHAT'S YOUR STORY?

100 Women Who Care holds 2nd network fundraising meeting in Vancouver

Researching charities to find one worthy of your donation can take a lot of time. That’s why Charlene Fekeshazy founded the Vancouver chapter of 100 Women Who Care.
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UBC food bank sees a spike in visits this year

The number of visits to the University of British Columbia's food bank for students has tripled this fall, according to its coordinator.
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Garbage Bag Challenge aims to provide suitcases to foster children

As a child growing up in government care, Violet Rose remembers having to move at a moments notice, and the plastic garbage bags she was forced to use to pack up her belongings.
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Colin Easton meets a stranger a day to help with depression

WHAT'S YOUR STORY: Colin Easton began The Stranger Project to force himself out of the house. He meets one stranger a day and blogs about it.
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Lions Gate, Alex Fraser bridge engineers enter retirement

Peter Buckland and Peter Taylor have had a hand in most of the bridges used in the Lower Mainland, and have also worked on others around the world, including the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
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Marine search and rescue in need of volunteers

WHAT'S YOUR STORY: The Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue team has more than 1,000 volunteers across 41 stations in B.C., but it is still looking for more crew members.
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Vancouver man wants the city to install more ashtrays

WHAT'S YOUR STORY: A Vancouver resident is tired of seeing cigarette butts staining the streets of Vancouver. He wants the city to install more ashtrays so people have a place to butt out.
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B.C. teenager chooses charity over spending on prom

A Burnaby high school student is giving up the glitz and glamour of prom, choosing instead to give the money to charity.
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Vancouver elementary school program brings parents together

WHAT'S YOUR STORY: A little program is making a big difference for some families at a school in East Vancouver.
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Vancouver taxi companies say woman's story highlights why more accessible cabs needed

A Vancouver woman who uses a wheelchair says she was let down by a cab company, but the taxi industry says her story shows more accessible cabs are needed.
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Chafer beetles ravage lawn in Port Moody bug war

Virginia Usher says promises of pest control left her with a hefty bill, a ravaged lawn and no hope for a fix without pesticides that are banned in Port Moody.
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New Westminster man takes food from grocery stores and gives it to charities

Danison Buan drives his car to Save on Foods and Donald's Market three times a week, and salvages food that is close to its expiration date. This story is part of a special CBC Vancouver News series, What's Your Story?
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Vancouver parking should be free for cancer patients, says cancer survivor

"As someone who has gone through and survived cancer, I can't tell you the anxiety experienced at finding a parking ticket on my vehicle."
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New Vancouver condo tower knocking out beloved neighbourhood tree

Katherine Lauriente is doing all she can to save an old maple tree that is being knocked down to make room for Vancouver's third tallest residential building.
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Senior struggles to find affordable housing in Vancouver

Stew Brinton is struggling to find a rental apartment that fits his budget. The 71-year-old Vancouver man has been evicted from his apartment because the landlord wants to renovate the place.

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