Category Archives: Other

Japan’s famous dog Hachiko reunited with owner with new memorial statue at University of Tokyo

A memorial statue reuniting a dog and his master would be considered unusual. But in Japan, the memorial represnts love and loyalty between a master and his dog. Hachiko was an Akita Inu who waited every day for more than nine years in … Continue reading

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AUDIO: Living with autism: my life, my words

Ever you ever wondered what goes on in my head? Here’s a bit of insight on my life with autism.

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VIDEO: Keep calm and try the Langara kendo club!

The Langara kendo club began in the fall of 2012 and is afflicated with the UBC and Steveston kendo clubs. The club takes in new members at the start of each fall semester. Club president Klaudine Go suggests people to give kendo … Continue reading

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STORIFY: Langara journalism panel questions the future of the industry

On Oct. 23, Langara College held “Journalism: The Next 50 Years,” a panel in celebration of 50 years of its journalism program at the CBC. Journalism department chair and Globe & Mail reporter Frances Bula moderated the event, and the … Continue reading

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Carol Day wins seat on city council, Brodie re-elected as mayor

Carol Day hopes to be the voice of the people as she takes on her new position of city councillor. She was one of two new names on the list of elected city councillors in the recent municiple election. Day … Continue reading

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Vancouver Block Watch celebrates 25 years of protecting neighbourhoods

The Vancouver Block Watch celebrated 25 years by presenting to the Vancouver Police Board the benefits of the program, its results and its goals for the next five years. The Vancouver Block Watch is a VPD community-based crime prevention program … Continue reading

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Vancouver councillor: staff needs to be more proactive in reno-eviction issue

Vancouver is upping its fight against landlords who try to evict tenants by putting in place a new team to vet applications for renovations and by providing money to a non-profit group that helps tenants fight their evictions. One of … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver: cities need to protect shrinking industrial lands

Transit is a threat to the region’s shrinking supply of industrial land, said the mayor of Burnaby. As soon as transit is put into an industrial area, developers start putting pressure on cities to allow residential projects nearby. A report … Continue reading

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Vancouver School Board hopes to help more children get assessments

Due to children who are waiting years to receive proper assessments, the Vancouver School Board report launched a pilot project this past summer with assistance with the health system to help rectify that. The project invited parents with children about to enter kindergarten … Continue reading

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Langara Focus News Radio Newscast + Abstract – Mar. 28, 2014

This is a radio newscast by Langara journalism students Erin Boe, Renee Sutton, Ash Kelly, Madelyn Forsyth, David La Riviere and Edrick Dudang.   This is an abstract of the aforementioned radio newscast. The intro and ending are by Edrick Dudang and … Continue reading

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