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Rural addicts need help, too

Oct 16, 2017 / 12:41 pm

The head of the BC Pharmacy Association says chronic opioid users in rural and remote communities should have access to supervised injectable treatment that is...

Building razed in fire

Oct 16, 2017 / 10:15 am

A fire in a three-storey building in Vancouver Sunday night gutted a business and two homes in the building. The fire was reported about 10 p.m. on West...

Fired after boy hit by bus

Oct 15, 2017 / 9:28 pm

Officials from Khalsa School Mission where a student was hit by a bus, say the driver of the vehicle has been fired. One of five campuses of the Sikh...

Fired trustees re-elected

Oct 15, 2017 / 9:10 pm

Four former Vancouver school trustees that were fired by the B.C. government last year have been re-elected to the job. Former BC Liberal Education Minister...

Ejected during crash

Oct 15, 2017 / 8:43 pm

One person is in critical condition and four others are injured after a five vehicle collision in Surrey on Sunday. RCMP were called to 64 Avenue and 124 Street...

Stabbing victim identified

Oct 14, 2017 / 3:30 pm

Vancouver police have released the identity of the man who was stabbed to death on Commercial Drive Thursday. Joseph Glen Jandrew was walking on Commercial...

13-year-old boy missing

Oct 14, 2017 / 1:10 pm

New Westminster police are asking the public to help them find a missing teen. On Oct. 14, 13-year-old Adrian Isufi was reported missing by his family. He was...

Bernier drops out of race

Oct 14, 2017 / 11:41 am

Former education minister Mike Bernier is dropping out of the race to become the next leader of the B.C. Liberals. Bernier made the announcement in Vancouver...

3 stabbed in bar brawl

Oct 14, 2017 / 8:37 am

One man is behind bars and three others are in hospital with stab wounds following an early morning fight in downtown Vancouver. Just after midnight, a fight...

Not enough chefs

Oct 14, 2017 / 7:15 am

The restaurant industry may be booming in British Columbia, but a combination of the high cost of living, tight profit margins and a shrinking workforce has...

Two murders in 24 hours

Oct 13, 2017 / 7:30 pm

Police in Vancouver are investigating two separate homicides that occurred within a 24-hour span. A news release from Vancouver police says paramedics called...

Guilty plea on ethnic votes

Oct 13, 2017 / 3:57 pm

A former communications director for B.C.'s previous Liberal government has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in connection with an ethnic vote-getting...

Developer protests in pink

Oct 13, 2017 / 10:02 am

A would-be developer broke out pink paint and plastic flamingoes to protest red tape from the Township of Langley. A boarded-up home in the Fort Langley...

Second major blaze at plant

Oct 13, 2017 / 9:47 am

An auto recycling facility went up in flames on Richmond's Mitchell Island Thursday night. The fire started about 8 p.m. at AABC Recyclers Group. Fuel tanks...

Vancouver's 16th homicide

Oct 13, 2017 / 8:45 am

Vancouver has recorded its sixteenth homicide of 2017. A news release from Vancouver police says a man was stabbed while walking on a busy section of Commercial...

Deal in death, face charges

Oct 13, 2017 / 8:43 am

B.C.'s minister of public safety says dealers whose fentanyl-laced drugs cause death could face a manslaughter charge. Mike Farnworth, who is also solicitor...

Surrey - more shots fired

Oct 13, 2017 / 6:12 am

Surrey RCMP are investigating a case of shots fired in the Newton area overnight. Police converged on the 6100 block of 150th Street just after 10 p.m. Thursday...

Boat burns at marina

Oct 12, 2017 / 8:45 pm

Fire crews spent several hours fighting a blaze on a boat in Vancouver's False Creek Thursday. The fire sent a thick plume of smoke into the sky above...

Metro Vancouver deluged

Oct 12, 2017 / 4:12 pm

Metro Vancouver has been clobbered by a deluge of rain that has turned some city streets into urban lakes. Flooding has been reported in several parts of the...

Cop witness unco-operative

Oct 12, 2017 / 2:35 pm

A court document sheds light on the severe injuries suffered by a man during a fatal encounter with eight Vancouver police officers two years ago. The injuries...

Siwash Rock 'disrespectful'

Oct 12, 2017 / 12:53 pm

The Siwash Rock in Vancouver's Stanley Park could be renamed if First Nations agree its name is disrespectful to Aboriginal Peoples. The park board voted...

Oprah coming to Vancouver

Oct 12, 2017 / 12:30 pm

Oprah Winfrey and Goldie Hawn have joined the lineup for the upcoming David Foster Foundation 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala and Concert in Vancouver. Steven...

Kids stealing your meds

Oct 12, 2017 / 10:06 am

A doctor who treats chronic substance users says teenagers who steal prescription medication from their family's medicine cabinet may be at risk of becoming...

Santa parade may not roll

Oct 12, 2017 / 6:08 am

Budget pressure may cancel Vancouver's Santa Claus parade this year. A $150,000 shortfall could halt the annual event, which draws tens of thousands of...

Still fighting for right to die

Oct 11, 2017 / 3:29 pm

A civil liberties group says severely ill Canadians looking for medical help to end their lives have a longer wait before they find out whether the federal...

Urgent need on addiction

Oct 11, 2017 / 3:16 pm

B.C.'s addictions minister has tasked health authorities to move quickly to scale up use of an injectable drug that could save the lives of chronic...

Public warned after groping

Oct 11, 2017 / 2:51 pm

RCMP are warning the public after an 11-year-old girl was groped in Surrey, Tuesday. Police say the girl was walking on the 18800 block of 65th Avenue shortly...

Quake-proofing schools

Oct 11, 2017 / 2:43 pm

Two schools in Vancouver are being replaced so they will meet modern seismic standards, part of what Premier John Horgan says is a new provincewide focus on...

Wintery commute in Surrey

Oct 11, 2017 / 9:48 am

It felt like winter in Surrey this morning. Commuters woke up to hail-covered roads following a wallop of weather that included rain, hail and lightning. Enough...

Solution for quake-proofing

Oct 11, 2017 / 6:37 am

It was while flipping through British Columbia's seismic upgrade guidelines at the beginning of his civil engineering master's degree that Salman...

Alleged hit-run driver speaks

Oct 11, 2017 / 6:13 am

The driver in an alleged hit and run in Surrey Monday denies hitting a cyclist. The man didn't give his name, but spoke to CTV from the window of his home....

Canucks fans dustup

Oct 10, 2017 / 7:39 pm

A brawl between rival fans has prompted the Vancouver Canucks to review security. The Canucks are investigating reports that the security company it hires to...

Arrest in Surrey stabbing

Oct 10, 2017 / 5:08 pm

A 24-year-old Surrey man is facing attempted murder charges following a stabbing last week in Cloverdale. On Oct. 6, about 8 p.m., Surrey RCMP responded to the...

Body found in Richmond

Oct 10, 2017 / 12:22 pm

Early Tuesday, Richmond RCMP responded to the Garden City Road area, where a body was found. Investigators confirmed the body of a deceased male was found just...

Large fire destroys 3 homes

Oct 10, 2017 / 9:35 am

Firefighters are working to extinguish a large blaze that started at a home under construction and destroyed at least three homes in Port Coquitlam. Several...

Cold night on mountain

Oct 10, 2017 / 6:40 am

UPDATE: Tuesday 6:30 a.m. An injured trail runner was airlifted from a mountain on Vancouver's North Shore, Monday, after spending a cold night outdoors....

Driver hits cyclist, takes off

Oct 10, 2017 / 6:09 am

A hit and run driver was taken into custody in Surrey, Monday, after hitting a cyclist and taking off. Surrey RCMP responded to several 911 calls reporting the...