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Police seek to ID body

Jul 23, 2019 / 6:39 am

RCMP are looking for help identifying a man whose body was found near a burning truck south of Dease Lake last week. Police released a composite sketch of the...

Brawl over restaurant meal

Jul 23, 2019 / 6:31 am

RCMP had to be called to separate a brawl outside a Richmond restaurant in which customers allegedly attacked the owner and his wife. According to Chinese...

Highest for hate crimes

Jul 23, 2019 / 6:21 am

Metro Vancouver had the highest rate of hate crimes reported to police in 2018 of Canada’s three largest metropolitan areas, according to data released...

Possible shooting probed

Jul 23, 2019 / 6:15 am

New Westminster Police say are looking for witnesses to a possible shooting. About 4:40 p.m. Monday, police responded to the area of 9th Street and St. Andrews...

Feds urged to help forestry

Jul 22, 2019 / 9:15 pm

A handful of western Conservative MPs are calling on the federal Liberals to do something to support the slumping B.C. forest industry. Four B.C. MPs, including...

New trains crossing ocean

Jul 22, 2019 / 4:25 pm

The first of TransLink’s new Canada Line trains is on its way to B.C. from Korea. The new train is the first of a dozen ordered by the transit agency to...

Up close with giant octopus

Jul 22, 2019 / 4:17 pm

Bowen Island-based diving aficionado and marine protection advocate Adam Taylor captured this encounter with a giant Pacific octopus recently. “Look for...

Protest grampa hunger strike

Jul 22, 2019 / 4:14 pm

A 71-year-old man who has been arrested three times for protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is now mounting a hunger strike while in custody,...

Sketch released in killings

Jul 22, 2019 / 3:40 pm

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m. Mounties have released a new sketch of a man as they investigate the killings of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese on the Alaska Highway last...

Major drug lab shut down

Jul 22, 2019 / 3:30 pm

Vancouver police say they've shut down a multimillion-dollar drug operation that had allegedly been selling high-potency cannabis oils and concentrates to...

Practise proper fire safety

Jul 22, 2019 / 2:18 pm

While it has been a rainy July so far in the Okanagan, rising temperatures mean that responsible fire use is important as we head into the heat season. BC...

Ready to blast at slide site

Jul 22, 2019 / 12:02 pm

Work crews around the site of a massive rock slide in the Fraser River will be blasting away a large overhanging rock in an effort to avoid future slides. A...

RCMP's Facebook cat hack

Jul 22, 2019 / 11:57 am

An RCMP constable giving a double homicide news conference wound up wearing cat ears and whiskers when persons unknown hacked the police force’s Facebook...

Bullish bear put down

Jul 22, 2019 / 11:45 am

A black bear that knocked down a man in Coquitlam River Park last week has been euthanized. Trails to the park, which straddles Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam,...

Tub race breaks record

Jul 22, 2019 / 11:26 am

Sunday's Great International World Championship Bathtub Race was record-setter in Nanaimo. Justin Lofstrom came ashore in one hour, breaking his own record,...

Needle attack at Metrotown

Jul 22, 2019 / 11:12 am

Burnaby RCMP are investigating after an alleged attack with a hypodermic needle at Metrotown Mall Friday night. A man was reportedly threatening people around...

Ferry delay to Island

Jul 22, 2019 / 9:30 am

Ferry service to Nanaimo has been delayed Monday morning due to a medical emergency. BC Ferries says the Queen of Oak Bay was two hours behind schedule...

Vehicle found, men not

Jul 22, 2019 / 8:49 am

The discovery of an empty vehicle in British Columbia's Southern Interior has prompted a search for two men last seen several days ago hundreds of...

Delta's dredging dilemma

Jul 22, 2019 / 6:56 am

A lot of talk and lobbying has so far yielded nothing but frustration when it comes to dredging channels of the lower Fraser River in Delta. “There is a...

Refugees escape house fire

Jul 22, 2019 / 6:51 am

A house fire in Nanaimo displaced a homeowner and a Syrian refugee family of seven. Firefighters responded to the fire Friday night, after smoke alarms sounded....

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