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Distraught man shot by cop

Sep 23, 2017 / 9:50 pm

A man in Vancouver was rushed to hospital in critical condition after being shot by police on Saturday. Vancouver police officers were confronted by the man,...

Hockey shop catches fire

Sep 23, 2017 / 5:51 pm

The hockey community was shaken up in Surrey after a fire at The Hockey Shop on Saturday. The blaze reportedly began in a garbage pile behind the family-owned...

Site C critics speak up

Sep 23, 2017 / 5:27 pm

Critics of an $8.8-billion dam project in British Columbia voiced concerns over the long-term costs of the project during the first in a series of public input...

Big movies mean big bucks

Sep 23, 2017 / 9:39 am

Lights, camera...money. Recent statistics show movie production expenditures is at an all time high in B.C. The industry reached an estimated $2.6 billion in...

Battles fire with garden hose

Sep 23, 2017 / 6:38 am

A homeowner grabbed a garden hose to battle a house fire, Friday, in New Westminster. The man came home to find his house ablaze and did what he could until...

SkyTrain repairs cause delays

Sep 22, 2017 / 5:54 pm

Getting around Metro Vancouver could be a bit of a headache this weekend due to transit upgrades and cruise ship traffic. The Expo Line will have service...

SFU urged to drop 'Clan'

Sep 22, 2017 / 4:16 pm

For more than 50 years, Simon Fraser University's sports teams have played under the name The Clan, to honour the Scottish heritage of the school's...

Cop car crash closes hwy

Sep 22, 2017 / 9:41 am

An RCMP officer and another driver were sent to hospital after a collision on Lougheed Highway in Port Coquitlam early Friday. The police cruiser collided with...

Road rage turns violent

Sep 22, 2017 / 6:06 am

Police are investigating a violent road rage incident in North Vancouver in which a man ripped the windshield wiper off a car, shattered the rear window, and...

Sullivan wants to lead Libs

Sep 21, 2017 / 7:30 pm

MLA Sam Sullivan has become the first person to announce plans to run for the leadership of the BC Liberal Party, and others are expected to be lining up soon....

17 years sought for killer

Sep 21, 2017 / 4:18 pm

The Crown and defence are both recommending a high-risk sexual offender who pleaded guilty to killing a 17-year-old Surrey teen be sentenced to life in prison...

Appeal in Surrey Six case

Sep 21, 2017 / 3:07 pm

The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear an appeal linked to the gang-related murders of six men, including two innocent bystanders, in a highrise in...

Struck, killed by scooter

Sep 21, 2017 / 2:53 pm

RCMP are looking for the driver of a mobility scooter in Coquitlam after a pedestrian was struck and killed. Police say an 86-year-old woman was bumped by a man...

Busted twice in 750 metres

Sep 21, 2017 / 10:30 am

Vancouver police stopped a driver twice for distracted driving within eight minutes and just six blocks. The driver was handed two hefty distracted driving...

Watts to seek Liberal helm

Sep 21, 2017 / 6:05 am

Former Surrey mayor Dianne Watts is reported to be making a bid for the leadership of the BC Liberals. CTV reports the Conservative MP is planning a...

Push for no hunting zone

Sep 20, 2017 / 7:00 pm

The owner of a therapy dog that was shot dead after being mistaken for a wolf is pushing for a no shoot zone from Whistler to Squamish. Her pup, named Kaoru,...

A rough welcome to BC

Sep 20, 2017 / 10:34 am

A newly married couple moving to B.C. from New Brunswick is reluctantly preparing to start a new life with almost no possessions. The U-Haul van loaded with...

Site C report set to drop

Sep 20, 2017 / 7:03 am

The British Columbia Utilities Commission is expected to release a preliminary report today on its review of the $8.8-billion Site C dam in the province's...

Promised jobs never came

Sep 20, 2017 / 6:57 am

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has certified a class-action lawsuit against Mac's Convenience Stores and three immigration consultants alleged to...

Drivers told 'think of me'

Sep 19, 2017 / 9:30 pm

Watch the road and “Think of Me.” A road safety campaign aimed at distracted drivers is being launched near schools in Surrey and White Rock...

Therapy dog shot dead

Sep 19, 2017 / 4:23 pm

A therapy dog that worked with people with autism and PTSD was shot dead Monday after a hunter thought the animal was a wolf. Kaoru, a large-breed Tamaskan, was...

Flight struck by lightning

Sep 19, 2017 / 11:20 am

A flight from Comox on Vancouver Island made an emergency landing at Vancouver Monday night after being struck by lightning. The Pacific Coastal Airlines flight...

Fatal stabbing in Burnaby

Sep 19, 2017 / 9:41 am

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing at a Burnaby restaurant. The Independent Homicide Investigation Team has set up a tent on Kingsway after the...

Balloon ban voted down

Sep 19, 2017 / 6:42 am

A proposed ban on balloons at any beach, park or community centre has been rejected by the Vancouver Park Board. The ban was proposed as a way to stop balloons...

Lost hikers rescued

Sep 19, 2017 / 6:27 am

A father and son were rescued Monday in a remote area north of Indian Arm, near Coquitlam. The hikers departed Thursday and were expected to return Sunday, but...

Standoff ends peacefully

Sep 18, 2017 / 9:10 pm

A seven-hour standoff in the Queensborough area of New Westminster ended peacefully Monday. New Westminster Police were called to the area about 5 a.m.for a...

Brazen baseball bat beating

Sep 18, 2017 / 4:50 pm

A brazen attack involving a baseball bat beating has police asking for anyone with information to come forward. Four youths were walking home on 20th Street in...

Offensive reading removed

Sep 18, 2017 / 2:04 pm

A package of education materials used in B.C. secondary schools has been removed for review after a First Nations woman learned her 14-year-old daughter had...

Homicide in Richmond

Sep 18, 2017 / 9:34 am

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. A man is dead and police are investigating a possible shooting in Richmond. They say the attack does not appear to be random. An RCMP news...

Farming city's mean streets

Sep 18, 2017 / 6:51 am

Michael Ableman has achieved something many thought impossible: creating thriving urban farms on pavement and contaminated soil in one of Canada's poorest...

2 months, still no answers

Sep 18, 2017 / 6:17 am

It's been two months since the body of Marrisa Shen was found in a Burnaby park. And, on Sunday, friends and loved ones held a vigil for the 13 year old,...

BC support network lost

Sep 17, 2017 / 12:41 pm

Valerie Nicholson believes she might be dead if not for Positive Women's Network. She was addicted to drugs and sleeping in decrepit hotels in...