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Vancouver News Feb 11 to 17, 2018

Rivermen sink Vees

Feb 17, 2018 / 9:51 pm

Despite reeling in recent weeks, the Langley Rivermen had their way once again with the Penticton Vees when the teams met on Saturday night in the Lower...

Victim of fatal shooting ID'd

Feb 17, 2018 / 5:16 pm

The victim of a brazen, fatal mid-day shooting earlier this week in a wealthy Vancouver neighbourhood has been identified. Kaminder Rai, 32, was shot just...

BC artist's cartoon resonates

Feb 17, 2018 / 2:56 pm

A Vancouver illustrator said she's overwhelmed by the social media response to her cartoon depicting a victim of the recent school shooting in Florida. Pia...

B.C. appeals pipeline ruling

Feb 17, 2018 / 12:52 pm

British Columbia's government is appealing a decision that allows Kinder Morgan Canada to bypass local regulations in constructing its Trans Mountain...

Another targeted shooting

Feb 17, 2018 / 10:46 am

One man is dead following what police are calling a targeted shooting in Coquitlam. RCMP were called to Sylvan Place and Riverview Crescent on Friday night for...

Vees derail Express, again

Feb 17, 2018 / 10:25 am

The Penticton Vees built up a big lead on Friday and crushed the Coquitlam Express for the second time in three nights. Penticton built up a five-goal lead...

Justice seven years later

Feb 16, 2018 / 3:40 pm

“This is a very positive outcome for IHIT." Seven years after 27-year-old Bradley McPherson was shot and killed at an after-hours party inside a home...

Appealing pipeline tree cuts

Feb 16, 2018 / 1:40 pm

The City of Burnaby wants to appeal a National Energy Board decision that exempts Kinder Morgan from local land and tree clearance bylaws in the expansion of...

Shooting death targeted

Feb 16, 2018 / 10:48 am

Vancouver police say a deadly shooting on Thursday appears to have been a targeted hit. A 32-year-old Surrey man was found critically injured on a street in the...

New Patullo Bridge

Feb 16, 2018 / 9:54 am

UPDATE: 9:55 a.m. A bridge that serves as a major commuter crossing in Metro Vancouver is being replaced. Replacing the Pattullo Bridge between Surrey and New...

Obama wows BC audience

Feb 16, 2018 / 6:27 am

Michelle Obama says social media magnifies feelings of political and cultural division, underlining a need for people to get out of their online silos. The...

Crime down, violence up

Feb 15, 2018 / 4:26 pm

Vancouver police say there was a 1.5 per cent decrease in the overall crime rate last year in the city compared with 2016 but the violent crime rate was up 1.9...

Starter pistol school scare

Feb 15, 2018 / 3:49 pm

A student was taken into custody after bringing a starter pistol to school in Delta. Sands Secondary School staff called police Thursday morning. “The...

VPD say 12-year-old groped

Feb 15, 2018 / 2:32 pm

A 12-year-old girl was groped on Vancouver's west side Tuesday morning, prompting a warning to the public from the police department. The girl was standing...

Shooting in west side

Feb 15, 2018 / 2:05 pm

A man suffering from a gunshot wound has been rushed to hospital on Vancouver's west side Thursday afternoon. The man was found on Marguerite Street near...

No leave for balaclava rapist

Feb 15, 2018 / 11:59 am

Documents from the Parole Board of Canada show the man known as the balaclava rapist is making some progress while on day parole, but not enough to authorize...

Pimp gets 14 years

Feb 14, 2018 / 11:11 am

Michael Bannon has been handed a 14-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to 22 criminal counts, including sexual interference. The Vancouver man has been...

'Shocked' by bathroom sign

Feb 13, 2018 / 7:25 pm

A family-owned Greek restaurant in New Westminster is in hot water over what some are calling an "inappropriate" restroom sign. Stefano's Lounge...

Banned for being creepy

Feb 13, 2018 / 12:32 pm

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal won't reconsider its refusal to hear a Vancouver man's complaint that his dance club banned him for being...

South coast snow coming

Feb 13, 2018 / 8:23 am

Arctic air settling over British Columbia this week is expected to bring snow to the South Coast. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for...

Three rescues in one day

Feb 12, 2018 / 4:07 pm

North Shore Search and Rescue were busy Monday after a series of rescues. CTV Vancouver reported that SAR first rescued a snowshoer in his 50s from Mount...

Snow for the South Coast

Feb 12, 2018 / 3:26 pm

The South Coast could get a blast of snow Tuesday afternoon. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the areas including Metro Vancouver,...

Police seize guns and drugs

Feb 12, 2018 / 1:34 pm

An alleged break and enter helped RCMP nab illicit drugs, a cache of drugs and thousands of dollars worth of stolen property. The investigation started after...

Teens rescued from summit

Feb 12, 2018 / 9:13 am

Three teens were airlifted by helicopter from the summit of a mountain in Golden Ears Provincial Park near Maple Ridge on Saturday. Conditions were spring-like...

Free love in the Square

Feb 12, 2018 / 9:01 am

Dozens of couples tied the knot in Vancouver's Robson Square during a pop-up wedding event on Sunday. The free event saw 144 couples say "I do" at...

Food truck break in attempt

Feb 11, 2018 / 1:34 pm

A late-night attempt to break into a food truck in Vancouver has landed two suspects in police custody. Vancouver police were called around 1 a.m. Sunday for...

Man dies after altercation

Feb 11, 2018 / 10:12 am

The man found in serious condition in front of the Astoria Hotel in the Downtown Eastside Tuesday night has died. Police and BC Ambulance were called on Feb. 6...

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