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Participating businesses in 16 Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) from Vancouver Island, Metro Vancouver, and the Interior rallied customers, fellow businesses, and municipalities to turn down the thermostat and find creative ways to raise awareness of energy conservation.
The 41-year-old has left Sheffield United and said: "It's something that's very difficult to turn down when your country comes calling.
Asked if he would turn down his country, Redknapp said: "No, but I don't want to start saying 'I want the England job'.
SEVILLA defender Sebastien Squillaci admits he found it "practically impossible" to turn down fellow Frenchman Arsene Wenger as he prepares to complete his transfer to Arsenal.
He said: "I never turn down a fare and if Harrison wants a lift after I've bashed him up I'll drive him home for free.
VILLA defender Olof Mellberg admitted the chance to join Juventus this summer was too good to turn down.
He said: "Saints offered me the chance to fight for my place or move on and an 18-month deal at Queens was too good to turn down.