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Chief's words still linger

Jun 28, 2017 / 6:54 am

Leonard George remembers the first time he heard his father, Chief Dan George, deliver his moving and prophetic speech on indigenous rights, "A Lament for...

2 stabbed in random attacks

Jun 27, 2017 / 5:20 pm

New Westminster Police are looking for witnesses to a pair of random stabbings on June 25. “Police were dispatched to Royal Columbian Hospital, where one...

Serious assault, man dead

Jun 27, 2017 / 2:31 pm

A man is dead after an assault in Vancouver Tuesday morning. Police responded to a call at the 200 block of East Hastings just after 8 a.m. for a report of a...

Fire near BC Place

Jun 27, 2017 / 11:56 am

Fire crews are responding to thick, black smoke seen over BC Place in Vancouver. Firefighters arrived at Pacific Boulevard about 11:30 a.m. It is not yet clear...

2 arrested in shooting

Jun 27, 2017 / 10:36 am

Two men have been arrested following a shooting in Surrey. RCMP received reports of shots fired in the Bridgeview area near Pattullo Bridge Monday night, and...

Child stalked by coyote

Jun 27, 2017 / 10:24 am

A coyote prowling a Surrey elementary school stalked two children on Monday. According to a witness, the coyote grabbed a four-year-old girl outside Mary Jane...

Runs into fire to save cats

Jun 27, 2017 / 6:56 am

An East Vancouver man ran back into a raging house fire to save his cats on Monday. The Commercial Street fire caused significant damage to the home and spread...

Pot shops ignoring fines

Jun 27, 2017 / 6:44 am

Only one-fifth of fines levied against unlicensed marijuana dispensaries in Vancouver are being paid. Nearly $1 million in fines has been issued since last...

Friendly after alleged assault

Jun 26, 2017 / 7:46 pm

A woman who has accused B.C.'s former RCMP spokesman of sexual assault defended sending him friendly emails after the alleged attack during a heated...

Cops wrong in man's death

Jun 26, 2017 / 2:17 pm

British Columbia's Independent Investigations Office says RCMP in Port Coquitlam incorrectly reported that a distraught man may have taken his own life...

You'll have to pay to plug in

Jun 26, 2017 / 12:38 pm

An electric vehicle pilot program set to be introduced in Vancouver could be a jolt in the wallet for drivers of battery-powered cars. Two programs will be...

Incident at YVR over

Jun 26, 2017 / 12:02 pm

UPDATE: noon Richmond RCMP report an incident at Vancouver International Airport "has been cleared." The situation was dealt with just half an hour...

Shooting on quiet street

Jun 25, 2017 / 9:00 pm

UPDATE: 9:00 p.m. One of the two vehicles involved in Sunday's drive-by shooting in Surrey was found on fire in Cloverdale, shortly after the shooting...

Missing woman found

Jun 25, 2017 / 7:40 pm

UPDATE: 7:40 p.m. Alice Woo, who was reported missing earlier Sunday, has been found safe. ORIGINAL: 3:15 p.m. The Vancouver Police Department is requesting...

Crow halts mail delivery

Jun 25, 2017 / 7:46 am

Canuck the Crow has halted mail delivery in an East Vancouver neighbourhood. The crow has become a neighbourhood celebrity with a large social media following,...

City ponders coffee cup ban

Jun 25, 2017 / 7:34 am

The City of Vancouver is considering a ban on disposable coffee cups. A staff report found disposable cups, lids and sleeves are among the most commonly...

Pain pushed her to drugs

Jun 25, 2017 / 6:46 am

Desperate for relief from unbearable pain following knee surgery, Lorna Bird says she was forced to buy drugs from the Downtown Eastside streets of Vancouver...

A gift of glasses

Jun 24, 2017 / 8:41 pm

Two organizations teamed up Saturday to give free prescription glasses to those who need them in the Downtown Eastside. The Union Gospel Mission and Clearly...

Carfentanil shows up more

Jun 23, 2017 / 12:10 pm

The City of Vancouver says its first responders are attending to an increasing number of calls linked to deaths or overdoses caused by illicit drugs. City...

Tourist death accidental

Jun 23, 2017 / 11:28 am

Police investigating the death of a man found in a parking lot at Kingsgate Mall Thursday have determined his death was accidental. Vancouver Police Department...

Package closes bus loop

Jun 23, 2017 / 10:13 am

UPDATE: 10:12 a.m. Police have reopened the Coquitlam Central Bus Loop after a police incident involving a suspicious package. RCMP and Metro Vancouver Transit...

Report into school stabbing

Jun 23, 2017 / 6:25 am

A report into a deadly school stabbing in Abbotsford last year has made 31 recommendations to improve crisis response in the school district. Staff at...

Blaze guts business strip

Jun 23, 2017 / 6:05 am

A fire in commercial strip overnight has destroyed several businesses in Vancouver's Kerrisdale neighbourhood. The three-alarm fire broke out 8 p.m....

$63M listing breaks record

Jun 22, 2017 / 8:00 pm

A 21,977-square-foot mansion recently put up for sale has become the priciest real estate to ever be listed in Vancouver. Belmont Estate, sitting on 1.28 acres...

Pup saved from fentanyl OD

Jun 22, 2017 / 3:22 pm

A seven-week-old puppy almost died after getting into its owner's drug stash. A veterinarian was able to revive the pup with a naloxone IV. Dr. Adrian...

'Life-changing' donation

Jun 22, 2017 / 1:38 pm

A BC Ferries employee and workers at two businesses have helped make life easier for a youngster and his family in Surrey. BC Ferries says one of its workers...

Suspicious death in East Van

Jun 22, 2017 / 9:41 am

Vancouver police are investigating a possible homicide in East Vancouver. Police were called after a man was found in the parking lot of Kingsgate Mall at 370...

First Nation airport deal

Jun 22, 2017 / 6:04 am

A Lower Mainland First Nation has signed a long-term benefits agreement with Vancouver International Airport. The Musqueam Indian Band and airport officials say...

Murdered, ditched in truck

Jun 21, 2017 / 4:07 pm

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the case of a dead man found inside a burned vehicle near Squamish. The body was found June 14 on...

Confided in retired cop

Jun 21, 2017 / 2:49 pm

A former RCMP employee testified she was told she'd be considered a troublemaker if she reported inappropriate comments by a former inspector on trial for...