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Cutest thing you'll see today

Apr 26, 2018 / 7:59 pm

Vancouver International Airport's new assistance dogs couldn't be cuter. Wilbur, Orville and Amelia had their first day of class at YVR on Thursday, on...

Man saved from Fraser River

Apr 26, 2018 / 5:10 pm

A man was rescued from the middle of the Fraser River on Thursday morning near New Westminster. New West Police were called to the scene at 6 a.m. Three Marine...

Surrey cops close roads

Apr 26, 2018 / 5:01 pm

RCMP are currently dealing with two unfolding incidents that have resulted in road closures in South Surrey. Cpl. Elenore Sturko said 12th Avenue is closed...

Eighth murder of year

Apr 26, 2018 / 11:09 am

UPDATE: 11:08 a.m. Vancouver has recorded its eighth homicide of the year after a man died following what police believe was an attack in a park in the...

Creep follows young girl

Apr 26, 2018 / 7:30 am

Surrey police are investigating reports that a young girl was followed by a suspicious person Wednesday morning. The initial report came in regarding an unknown...

Bikes to bras at VPD auction

Apr 26, 2018 / 6:53 am

Bicycles, bras, jewelry and even diapers are up for grabs at the Vancouver Police Department's annual recovered goods auction. The stolen items will on the...

Print shop destroyed by fire

Apr 26, 2018 / 6:40 am

A massive fire destroyed a printing shop in East Vancouver overnight. The blaze erupted late Wednesday, and fire crews were on scene into Thursday morning as...

Escapee back in custody

Apr 26, 2018 / 6:29 am

An elderly convicted killer is back in custody after walking away from a minimum security prison in Mission. Correctional Service Canada says 83-year-old Ralph...

Hunt for escaped prisoner

Apr 25, 2018 / 4:28 pm

Police are searching for a convicted killer who has escaped a minimum security prison in the Fraser Valley. Correctional Service Canada says staff discovered...

Cross-border drug bust

Apr 25, 2018 / 12:58 pm

Charges have been laid against a B.C. man who allegedly trafficked more than 100 kilograms of drugs between the United States and Canada. RCMP Chief Supt. Keith...

Crime spree ends in arrest

Apr 25, 2018 / 11:05 am

Civilians helped apprehend the suspect in a short-lived crime spree in Vancouver, Tuesday. The suspect allegedly stole a purse, a van, and robbed a restaurant...

Gas inches closer to $1.60

Apr 25, 2018 / 10:54 am

Gas prices are inching closer to $1.60 a litre in Metro Vancouver. Lower Mainland commuters woke up Wednesday to fuel prices at 158.9 cents a litre at some...

Violent assault suspect dies

Apr 25, 2018 / 10:49 am

The man charged with the violent sexual assault of a Lower Mainland senior has died. New Westminster Police Department detectives have used DNA and other...

Microgreens recall in BC

Apr 25, 2018 / 6:52 am

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall warning for numerous salad-type greens produced by Ontario-based Greenbelt Microgreens. The agency says...

VPD prepares for worst

Apr 25, 2018 / 6:48 am

Vancouver Police have issued a public safety warning in the wake of Toronto's deadly van attack. “If you're walking by yourself on the street,...

Port Mann forced to close

Apr 25, 2018 / 6:44 am

The Port Mann Bridge had to be shut down at both ends overnight as police had their hands full with a person requiring assistance. Police received a complaint...

Abbotsford kids taken

Apr 24, 2018 / 8:00 pm

An Abbotsford mother is desperately trying to get her children home after their father allegedly abducted them to the Middle East. Nine-year-old Mia and...

Offender loses appeal

Apr 24, 2018 / 2:40 pm

The Parole Board of Canada's appeal division has upheld a decision to deny parole to a sexual offender in British Columbia who has been behind bars since...

Barn, car go up in flames

Apr 24, 2018 / 11:32 am

Fire engulfed a barn and car in Pitt Meadows early Tuesday. Firefighters managed to stop the flames from spreading to a nearby home despite having to contend...

Caught in a bait car

Apr 24, 2018 / 10:33 am

Two thieves were arrested in Surrey last week after a successful bait car operation. On April 16, a bait car was activated in the north end of the city. Two...

Killer still on the loose

Apr 24, 2018 / 10:05 am

It has been has been almost 10 months since the body of 13-year-old Marrisa Shen was found in a Lower Mainland Park and police are still looking for her killer....

Teck Resources sales up

Apr 24, 2018 / 5:24 am

Teck Resources Ltd. reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit as revenue also grew compared with a year ago, helped by improved sales volumes. The...

Gas prices hit record high

Apr 23, 2018 / 1:15 pm

The cost of driving just hit an all-time high in Metro Vancouver. Drivers woke up to prices as high as 157.9 cents a litre on Monday. Surrey appears to be the...

$30M/year for empty homes

Apr 23, 2018 / 12:53 pm

The City of Vancouver's new empty homes tax is expected to bring in $30 million in revenue in its first year. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says $17...

Pipeline protest pushback?

Apr 23, 2018 / 7:02 am

The second report in a two-part Angus Reid Institute study of the TransMountain conflict finds Canadians are three times more likely to say the protesters do...

1 dead in East Van assault

Apr 23, 2018 / 6:53 am

Police are investigating the death of a man after an assault in East Vancouver. Police tape surrounded a restaurant at Kingsway and Nanaimo Street, and one man...

More joint surgeries to come

Apr 22, 2018 / 8:11 pm

A new hip and knee replacement program announced by the B.C. government aims to give people in the Fraser Health area better access to those surgeries. "We...

Chinese receive apology

Apr 22, 2018 / 7:29 pm

Vancouver city council has delivered a formal apology to the Chinese community for historical discrimination. Mayor Gregor Robertson, who read the apology in...

Argument ends in death

Apr 22, 2018 / 11:13 am

A 55-year-old man is dead after an assault early Sunday morning in Vancouver. Just before 1:30 a.m. police and ambulance responded to Kingsway and Nanaimo...

Big beach mess after 4/20

Apr 21, 2018 / 2:26 pm

The sun has risen and the haze has cleared, but Vancouver's Sunset Beach will take months to get back to normal after thousands attended Friday's 4/20...

Pipeline support growing

Apr 21, 2018 / 7:48 am

Support is growing in B.C. for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. A recent poll has found more than half of B.C. residents now support the controversial...

Thousands spark up for 4/20

Apr 20, 2018 / 4:41 pm

The 24th annual 4/20 rally on Vancouver's Sunset Beach drew a crowd long before pot smokers were expected to light up at 4:20 p.m. Vendors started setting...

Mentally unfit for trial

Apr 20, 2018 / 11:37 am

A man accused of murdering a student at an Abbotsford high school has been found unfit to stand trial because of his mental state. B.C. Supreme Court Justice...

Naturopath under fire

Apr 20, 2018 / 8:51 am

A bizarre case of a naturopath treating a young B.C. boy with the saliva of a rabid dog because of werewolf like behaviour, has caught the attention of...

Tasered for jaywalking?

Apr 20, 2018 / 6:59 am

An investigation has been ordered into the tackling and Tasering of a Vancouver athlete by police. Former UBC football player Jamiel Moore-Williams was...

100,000 pot plants at YVR

Apr 20, 2018 / 6:43 am

A shipment of 100,000 marijuana seedlings arrived at Vancouver International Airport, Thursday, destined for the world's largest cannabis greenhouse in...

Ruling corks wine hopes

Apr 20, 2018 / 5:21 am

The Supreme Court of Canada ruling upholding interprovincial trade laws may have other implications for trade, including for the Trans Mountain pipeline...

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