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Cam Cole: Pat Quinn was NHL’s eloquently loyal leader, dignified statesman

vancouversun.com — There were dozens of occasions over the years when we writers were moved to compose paeans in praise of Pat Quinn, because he would quickly divine our column topic and fill in the blanks with great stories perfectly illustrating our point. Sometimes, not often, he even agreed with us, but that was beside the point.

Former Vancouver Canucks' player, coach and general manager Pat Quinn passes away

vancouversun.com — It was down to eight finalists Sunday night in a two-hour epic season finale of CBC's Canada's Smartest Person. In the end, Vancouver's Braden Lauer, a second-year law student at the University of B.C., won the title, beating out an Olympic swimmer and poet along the way.
Nov 24, 2014

Updated: Former Vancouver Canucks' player, coach and general manager Pat Quinn passes away vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/…

Nov 24, 2014

RT @Dave_Stubbs: Terribly sad day in hockey: Viktor Tikhonov overnight in Moscow, then word of passing of Pat Quinn vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/… #HabsIO

Nov 24, 2014

Terribly sad day in hockey: Viktor Tikhonov overnight in Moscow, then word of passing of Pat Quinn vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/… #HabsIO

Nov 24, 2014

We lost a legend. RT @VancouverSun: Former Vancouver Canucks' player, coach and general manager Pat Quinn passes away ow.ly/2R7VMr

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Retailers often inflate prices before big Black Friday "discounts": Vancity report

vancouversun.com — Those great deals you think you're seeking out on 'Black Friday?' Well, the huge discounts are likely a result of retailers inflating their original prices before this infamous week of wanton consumerism, according to a new report from Vancity credit union.
Nov 24, 2014

Retailers often inflate prices before big Black Friday "discounts": Vancity report vancouversun.com/search/Retaile… via @mikephager

Iain MacIntyre: Pat Quinn was Canucks' royalty

vancouversun.com — Beloved former Vancouver Canucks' coach, player and general manager and Vancouver Giants co-owner Pat Quinn has died at Vancouver General Hospital Sunday night after a lengthy illness.

HMV brings bricks-and-mortar music back to Vancouver’s Robson Street

vancouversun.com — Setting up shop in the former Lululemon Athletica Store at 1148 Robson St., the new-look hmv digs will be 3,000 square feet and staffed by 19 associates and one manager.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @Ohgord: HMV brings bricks-and-mortar music back to Vancouver's Robson Street shar.es/1Xl7KV via @sharethis

Nov 24, 2014

@hmvcanada Congrats on your return to Robson Street in awesome #Vancouver. Dec. 1 opening is sweet music for downtown bit.ly/1vH6OVY

Nov 24, 2014

HMV brings bricks-and-mortar music back to Vancouver's Robson Street shar.es/1Xl7KV via @sharethis

Nov 24, 2014

@RobsonStreet Congrats on adding hmv to the 3 Amazing Blocks of Awesome. Kudos to Teri Smith for help with this story bit.ly/1vH6OVY

Pat Quinn from The Sun’s Canucks archives: Quinntessential

vancouversun.com — He would be a priest. John Brian Patrick Quinn was 13 years old and he had made up his mind. Of course, he changed it several times. He decided later on to become a worker for the steel company, then an entrepreneur, then part-owner of a car dealership, then a lawyer.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @BrownieScott: This @ImacVanSun profile on Pat Quinn is from 1993. It's great. The Orr story is hilarious. vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/… vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/…

Nov 24, 2014

This @ImacVanSun profile on Pat Quinn is from 1993. It's great. The Orr story is hilarious. vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/… vancouversun.com/sports/hockey/…

RCMP help keep sacred fire burning on Burnaby Mountain

vancouversun.com — As tempers on Burnaby Mountain flare between protesters and duty-bound Mounties, the mutual respect behind the scenes is evident between three First Nations RCMP officers and several elders who are helping maintain a sacred fire within the zone ruled off-limits by a court injunction.
Nov 24, 2014

Indicative of RCMP/FN's improving relationship? MT @bcRCMP #RCMP help keep sacred fire burning on #BurnabyMountain vancouversun.com/news/RCMP+help…

Nov 24, 2014

RT @bcbluecon: This is seriously happening "three First Nations RCMP officers are helping maintain a sacred fire" vancouversun.com/news/RCMP+help…

Conrad Black says he never slighted Canada, is qualified to write its history

vancouversun.com — TORONTO - Conrad Black may be known for his very public and dramatic renouncement of his Canadian citizenship but he doesn't believe that takes anything away from his qualifications to pen the latest book on the country's history.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @ConradMBlack: Conrad Black says he never slighted Canada, is qualified to write its history vancouversun.com/business/Conra…

Pipeline protesters to get civil obedience training on Burnaby Mountain

vancouversun.com — It was down to eight finalists Sunday night in a two-hour epic season finale of CBC's Canada's Smartest Person. In the end, Vancouver's Braden Lauer, a second-year law student at the University of B.C., won the title, beating out an Olympic swimmer and poet along the way.

New digital wallet for Canada combines credit card payments, loyalty points

blogs.vancouversun.com — A new smartphone app launched today that not only lets you pay with your credit card using your phone, but also does away with that pesky problem of digging out your customer loyalty card to earn points at the cash register. The free app, by UGO Mobile Solutions L.P., is a winning combo.
Nov 24, 2014

New @UGO digital wallet for Canada combines credit cards/loyalty points wp.me/p1xCHg-I3x

Video: Canucks respond to Pat Quinn's death at age 71

vancouversun.com — Trevor Linden, Orland Kurtenbach and Kirk McLean remember Pat Quinn.

Ian Mulgrew: Judge robbed protesters of right to civil disobedience

vancouversun.com — The B.C. Supreme Court smeared its robes with political tar sand by issuing the injunction in the Burnaby Mountain pipeline dispute. In a bit of legal sleight-of-hand, Associate Chief Justice Austin Cullen robbed protesters of their right to civil disobedience, fettered their defences and sullied the court.

Jordin Tootoo deals with the Devils

vancouversun.com — Tootsie's is a world famous honky-tonk bar that sits kitty-corner to Bridgestone Arena, home of the Nashville Predators.
Nov 24, 2014

Jordin Tootoo reflects on a tumultuous past and how sobriety has changed his life. tinyurl.com/pnkt7eg

74-year-old protester arrested over Kinder Morgan pipeline

vancouversun.com — Della Glendenning, a 74-year-old grandmother, was arrested this morning to protest Kinder Morgan's plans for a pipeline under Burnaby Mountain.

10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping for Black Friday, Cyber Monday

blogs.vancouversun.com — If you're planning an online shopping spree for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, here are some tips for staying safe online from an interview with Alexander Rau, national information security specialist with Symantec. 1. Steer clear of public Wi-Fi when you're shopping. It may be tempting to spend your coffee break cyber-shopping, but if you're...
Nov 24, 2014

10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping for Black Friday, Cyber Monday wp.me/p1xCHg-I3u

Retailers often inflate prices before big Black Friday "discounts": Vancity report

vancouversun.com — Those great deals you think you're seeking out on 'Black Friday?' Well, the huge discounts are likely a result of retailers inflating their original prices before this infamous week of wanton consumerism, according to a new report from Vancity credit union.
Nov 24, 2014

Be careful out there this week: Retailers often inflate prices before big Black Friday "discounts": Vancity report vancouversun.com/business/retai…

DDoS-as-a-service: Will Black Friday see upturn in web site attacks?

blogs.vancouversun.com — "The amount of breaches and stolen identities went up drastically in October, November and December of last year," said Alexander Rau, national information security strategist with Symantec Canada. "There's more online shopping going on. People are crazy about Black Friday (Nov. 28, the day after the American Thanksgiving) and Cyber Monday, people want to get...
Nov 24, 2014

DDoS-as-a-service: Will Black Friday see upturn in web site attacks? wp.me/p1xCHg-I3i

Ex-NBC staffer says he helped Cosby pay off women

vancouversun.com — Frank Scotti, a 90-year-old former NBC employee, is the latest to go public with stories of Bill Cosby's past.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @rocza: A Cosby fixer comes forward to tell his story... of paying off women for their silence vancouversun.com/entertainment/…

Sea to Sky Gondola opens up new backcountry routes

vancouversun.com — Snowshoers, backcountry skiers, and winter enthusiasts in general have a few new options to explore this season with the alpine access offered by the Sea to Sky Gondola. A 10-minute ride allows for winter trekking among the tall trees high above Howe Sound in what's being dubbed "B.C.'s newest winter playground."