|Carson Crimeni's father satisfied RCMP looked for his overdosing son, expects charges soon - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 18:00:00 -0800|
The 14-year-old Langley boy died last August after older teens filmed his overdose and posted the video to social media.
|Plan ahead for 'extremely disruptive' SkyTrain strike, TransLink warns - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 16:11:00 -0800|
There's still time for the two sides in the SkyTrain workers' contract dispute to reach a deal and avoid a strike, but TransLink is warning commuters to plan for the worst.
|'It's daunting': With strike looming, commuter gears up for 4-hour round trip on 8 buses - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 17:58:00 -0800|
Tuesday's planned SkyTrain strike would impact tens of thousands of commuters – some more so than others.
|Vancouver car-share programs beef up service ahead of planned Skytrain strike - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 15:57:00 -0800|
Employees at Evo are anticipating their car-share service will be very busy if trains come to a halt this week.
|Surrey RCMP find guns, Tasers and drugs in connection with Saturday shooting - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 18:05:34 -0800|
No one was hurt in the Dec. 7 incident, but a home near 139A Street and 108 Avenue was left riddled with bullet holes and 11 people were taken into custody.
|Teens arrested after threat made against Surrey school - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 14:42:00 -0800|
Two youths have been arrested about a month after a threat was made against a high school in Surrey, B.C.
|Weekend knife fight was between 2 gangs, Vancouver police say - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 14:48:00 -0800|
Police say a weekend knife fight that left four men injured was between two Metro Vancouver gangs.
|Advocates call for 'rights not rescue' approach in B.C.'s poverty reduction strategy - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 14:38:34 -0800|
B.C.'s minister of social development and poverty reduction got a visit from advocates Monday morning who say they want to see policy changes rather than so-called Band-Aid solutions in the province's efforts to address poverty.
|Countdown to SkyTrain strike: Last-minute bargaining underway - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:31:00 -0800|
Bargaining between the BC Rapid Transit Company and CUPE 7000 resumed Monday morning, after a marathon session of negotiations the night before.
|Cellphones won't give 911 operators your exact location, E-Comm warns - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 13:24:00 -0800|
The biggest 911 call centre in B.C. is speaking out about a "potentially dangerous public misconception" people have about using cellphones to call for help.
|Man on mobility scooter falls 9 metres down Canada Line elevator shaft - Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:37:51 EST|
An elderly man is in hospital with minor injuries after crashing his scooter into the elevator at Yaletown Roundhouse Canada Line station and falling 9 metres down the shaft.
|Indigenous student faces racist backlash for petition saying Secwepemc students should park free at university - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 21:44:18 EST|
Morning-Star Peters, a Secwepemc woman who is a daughter and granddaughter of residential school survivors, started an online petition asking the university to stop charging Secwepemc students for parking.
|What commuters need to know should SkyTrain workers strike this week - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 12:11:53 EST|
SkyTrain users face a potential system-wide shutdown for three days beginning Tuesday as workers prepare to walk off the job unless an agreement can be reached on a new contract.
|2 people found dead in Surrey home had recently married, says father - Sun, 8 Dec 2019 22:15:16 EST|
The father of a 21-year-old international student found dead inside a home in Surrey, B.C., says the other deceased in the home was her husband, whom she had married a few months earlier.
|Lower Mainland detached home values expected to drop as much as 15% in property assessment - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 16:33:20 EST|
With just three weeks before property assessments are released, some homeowners are being warned about a possible drop in their property's value.
|Officers 'not negligent' in overdose death of B.C. teen that went viral, police watchdog says - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 16:50:04 EST|
The delayed response of two police officers in finding a 14-year-old boy who died from an overdose at a Langley, B.C., park last summer did not play a role in his death, according to a report released Monday by the province's police watchdog.
|'I'm going to put a little weed in my grandmother's dish': Culinary cannabis draws top chefs to Vancouver - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 10:00:00 EST|
Two accomplished chefs — Silvia Barban, who is from Italy and now runs a restaurant in Brooklyn, New York and Casey Thompson, who is originally from Texas and opening a restaurant in Sonoma, California — are in B.C. on a field trip of sorts.
|Car owner forced to replace engine twice within weeks despite safety recall - Sun, 8 Dec 2019 20:00:00 EST|
A B.C. man is out thousands of dollars after replacing the engine on his SUV twice within weeks. Although a recall was issued months earlier — which affects thousands of Canadian car owners — Hyundai says it doesn’t apply.
|First Nations Leadership Council calls for immediate state of emergency over Big Bar landslide - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 18:45:11 EST|
First Nations leaders want all obstructions remaining from the landslide to be removed within the next 60 days.
|Court upholds farm search warrant in Curtis Sagmoen trial - Mon, 9 Dec 2019 18:58:03 EST|
A police search of the family farm where Curtis Sagmoen was living uncovered the remains of 18-year-old Traci Genereaux, however no charges have been laid in her case.
|More gun violence in Surrey; murder in Burnaby - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:55:04 Z|
Since Surrey RCMP said Friday they had implemented successful strategies to combat gun violence, there have been three more shootings.
|B.C. nurses' college warns about helping in assisted-dying cases - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:08:34 Z|
A B.C. Supreme Court ruling allowing a terminally-ill woman a medically-assisted death has not opened the door to nurses now participating in hastened death, the College of Registered Nurse of B.C. said Monday.
|Most senior nursing homes miss Ministry of Health staffing guideline - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 19:24:06 Z|
The vast majority of government-funded long-term care homes for seniors in B.C. do not meet Ministry of Health staffing guidelines. The Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory, a report released recently by the Office of the Seniors Advocate, compiles staffing, serious incident reports and other quality of life measures for every publicly funded seniors home […]
|Canucks a royal pain for California contenders, beat Kings 3-2 - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 05:53:40 Z|
Now that the least is expected of them — or wanted from them, if you ask the draftists — the Vancouver Canucks have built their longest winning streak of the season. It began five days ago. It took the Canucks six months and 79 National Hockey League games to win three straight. They finally made […]
|Photos: Top images from around the globe - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:17:43 Z|
View the best photographs from hot spots around the world.
|Rental housing is for residents, says Vancouver councillor eyeing Airbnb rules - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:04:54 Z|
A Vancouver councillor is eyeing regulation of home-sharing services like Airbnb, as the city’s rental vacancy rate hovers near zero. Coun. Geoff Meggs wants to expand and accelerate a study already underway by city staff on the effect Airbnb and similar websites are having on the supply of rental housing. “We’re going to […]
|No 'gay on the runway': Producer quits St. Paul's fundraiser, citing LGBTQ concern - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:22:22 Z|
The founder/producer behind a popular St. Paul’s fundraising gala has resigned after allegedly being told to tone down the show’s LGBTQ presence.
|Vaughn Palmer: Independent MLA leads the charge for election finance reform - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:41:53 Z|
As the legislature resumed Monday after a two-week spring break, Independent MLA Vicki Huntington was first on her feet during introduction of bills with as timely a measure as the house has seen this session.
|Ian Mulgrew: Pilot legal aid project supporting families - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:33:48 Z|
A pilot legal aid project for parents — particularly aboriginal parents — is showing great promise and getting child-custody disputes out of court and resolved quicker and more cheaply.
|Where is Trudeau government heading on China? - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 17:15:24 Z|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is undertaking a major internal review of Canada’s relationship with China, cautiously considering steps that include launching free trade negotiations and helping up to 100,000 Canadian students study there. T