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High-risk offender released

Oct 15, 2019 / 10:22 am

Police are warning the public about a high-risk sex offender who has been re-released from jail and plans to reside in Vancouver. Trevor Leonard Smith, 46, is a...

Charges in Emily Carr fire

Oct 15, 2019 / 10:14 am

Police say a 40-year-old man from Vancouver has been charged in an alleged arson that damaged an art and design university earlier this month. The Vancouver...

Thousands of jobs in danger

Oct 15, 2019 / 7:04 am

Many good paying jobs in Delta will be lost to automation. That’s the warning of International Longshore & Warehouse Union Local 502, which says huge...

30 years without answers

Oct 15, 2019 / 6:58 am

A portion of the Saik’uz First Nation reserve has been scratched off the list of places where clues might be found into the disappearance of an entire...

Winter's dueling forecasts

Oct 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

What does winter have in store for British Columbia this year? Will it be drier, wetter, cooler or warmer than normal? That depends on who you want to believe....

Inclusion at the playground

Oct 14, 2019 / 11:02 am

Just in time for Thanksgiving, kids in the Surrey region got to enjoy a new playground that was built to be accessible to children with disabilities as per CTV...

Left stranded at bus stop

Oct 14, 2019 / 6:57 am

He’s getting tired of spending a fortune on cabs to get around because a bus won’t pick him up. Confined to a wheelchair, longtime Ladner resident...

Emergency landing at PG

Oct 14, 2019 / 6:40 am

Passengers on a WestJet Encore flight that left Prince George Airport Saturday received a scare when the pilots decided to turn back and make an emergency...

Grizzlies could be returned

Oct 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

As debate rages south of the border on the proposed reintroduction of grizzly bears into the North Cascades, it won’t be long before the same discussions...

Turkeys avoid dinner plate

Oct 13, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Two lucky turkeys are spending Thanksgiving dinner at the table instead of on the table in Aldergrove. The Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary, a home for abused or...

B.C. skier remembered

Oct 13, 2019 / 7:09 pm

Eating fondue amid the snow in Elfin Lakes. Making plays and puppet shows as a child. Baking cinnamon buns for friends and family. Getting nearly submerged in a...

Two hurt in inferno

Oct 13, 2019 / 3:05 pm

Two people are recovering from injuries following a fire in Prince George near Abhau Street last night (Oct. 12). At about 9 p.m. Prince George Fire Rescue...

Mayor: use shore power

Oct 13, 2019 / 3:02 pm

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps wants to investigate the city’s ability to crack down on cruise ships and require them to plug into on-shore electrical outlets...

Lawsuit over contamination

Oct 13, 2019 / 2:57 pm

The City of Burnaby is suing Montreal-based pulp and paper giant Domtar for damages and remediation costs to clean up city land it alleges Domtar contaminated...

Heiltsuk open Big House

Oct 13, 2019 / 2:52 pm

Chief Coun. Marilyn Slett of the Heiltsuk Nation says it's hard to put into words the excitement and emotion she feels at the opening today of the first Big...

B.C. homeless awareness

Oct 13, 2019 / 10:52 am

The provincial government has declared Oct. 13 to 19 Homeless Action Week to raise awareness and to recognize the efforts of organizations and advocates working...

One dead following assault

Oct 12, 2019 / 5:29 pm

The RCMP say one man is in custody following an alleged fatal assault in Surrey, B.C. Mounties say in a media release that BC Ambulance paramedics called for...

Car fire on connector

Oct 12, 2019 / 3:26 pm

A car was on fire on the shoulder of the 97C highway Saturday afternoon. Castanet reader Larissa Mueller caught footage of the flames as the car she was in...

Suspicious death in Surrey

Oct 12, 2019 / 12:41 pm

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a man died following an assault. On Oct.12th at 4:40 a.m., police were called to the 18300-block of Fraser Highway by BC...

18 cute cubs a real handful

Oct 11, 2019 / 4:45 pm

Langley's Critter Care Wildlife Society has been looking after no less than 18 orphaned bear cubs since August. Executive director Gail Martin says the...

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