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Uber launches fleet of mapping vehicles in Vancouver ahead of fall rollout

August 10, 2017 The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

VANCOUVER – A popular ride-hailing company wants to get the lay of the land as it gears up to hit the streets of Metro Vancouver by the end of the year. Uber Canada is launching an urban mapping program this

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High winds add to flooding fears as storm approaches southern B.C.

May 23, 2017 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Flood-weary regions of British Columbia’s southern Interior are bracing for another battering, this time from high winds. Environment Canada has issued special weather statements for parts of Vancouver Island, Metro Vancouver and most of the southern Interior, including

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Blanket of wet snow cut off power, caused commuter woes across Metro Vancouver

December 20, 2016 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – A blanket of heavy, wet snow cut off power to thousands in British Columbia and caused commuter chaos in Metro Vancouver on Monday. The snowfall caused trees or branches to come down over power lines and at its

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B.C. transportation ministry to use helicopter to clear Vancouver-area bridge cables of snow

December 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced on Friday that it will use a heavy-lift helicopter to clear cables on the Alex Fraser bridge of ice and snow. Over the past couple of weeks, chunks of ice were reported

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Crews in B.C. preparing bridges for safety in anticipation of second snowfall

December 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is advising drivers in Metro Vancouver that “work is well underway” to prepare the Alex Fraser and Port Mann bridges for a snowfall expected later Thursday. On Tuesday, the Canadian Press reported that