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B.C. boy handcuffed, mother says children's hospital should have been safe space

B.C. boy handcuffed, mother says children's hospital should have been safe space

Vancouver Jan 27, 2023 / 7:30 pm

The mother of a 12-year-old Indigenous boy who was handcuffed by police at B.C. Children's Hospital in Vancouver says it should have been a safe place for...

FortisBC Holdings Inc. signs agreement with First Nation over B.C. LNG project

FortisBC Holdings Inc. signs agreement with First Nation over B.C. LNG project

Delta Jan 27, 2023 / 3:29 pm

FortisBC Holdings Inc. says it has signed a deal with a First Nation in British Columbia over the Tilbury liquefied natural gas expansion projects. The...

Leader of billionaire-funded protest of Surrey journalist expresses remorse for violent attack

Leader of billionaire-funded protest of Surrey journalist expresses remorse for violent attack

Surrey Jan 27, 2023 / 11:54 am

The exiled Chinese billionaire connected to Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon paid $300 a day for picketers to march daily outside a Surrey journalist’s...

BC Cancer Agency halfway through cancer cluster investigation at elementary school

BC Cancer Agency halfway through cancer cluster investigation at elementary school

Maple Ridge Jan 27, 2023 / 11:50 am

Epidemiologists are halfway through an investigation into a potential cancer cluster at a B.C. school, Glacier Media has confirmed. A spokesperson for the BC...

Homeless man who torched Burnaby sushi restaurants 'wanted to teach somebody a lesson'

Homeless man who torched Burnaby sushi restaurants 'wanted to teach somebody a lesson'

Burnaby Jan 27, 2023 / 10:05 am

A homeless man who set fire to two Burnaby restaurants – one of them twice – was “frustrated” and “overwhelmed” and wanted...

Woman who defrauded Richmond private school abandons bid to appeal

Woman who defrauded Richmond private school abandons bid to appeal

Richmond Jan 27, 2023 / 10:01 am

A B.C. Court of Appeal judge has dismissed a woman’s appeal of a trial judgment in favour of Chaoyin International School, deeming her to have abandoned...

Why you might see people catching seagulls in Vancouver

Why you might see people catching seagulls in Vancouver

Vancouver Jan 27, 2023 / 9:41 am

If you see people catching seagulls in Vancouver, they might just be federal scientists. Mark Hipfner and his crew are researchers with Environment Canada...

Vancouver residents lost over $700,000 to 'network of scammers' in 2022

Vancouver residents lost over $700,000 to 'network of scammers' in 2022

Vancouver Jan 27, 2023 / 9:39 am

Vancouverites lost over $700,000 combined to a bail money scam in 2022. The Vancouver Police Department shared on Thursday that 56 victims handed over cash for...

Richmond citizens recognized for bravery, catching violent suspect

Richmond citizens recognized for bravery, catching violent suspect

Richmond Jan 27, 2023 / 9:32 am

Three Richmond citizens were honoured yesterday for their brave actions in helping Richmond RCMP catch a violent suspect and tending to an injured officer....

Mayor frustrated by B.C's 'unfair' request for more info on Surrey policing shift

Mayor frustrated by B.C's 'unfair' request for more info on Surrey policing shift

Surrey Jan 27, 2023 / 6:29 am

The mayor of Surrey says the province is being "unfair" by requesting more information before it decides on the city's plan to revert to the RCMP...

Chorus of support has Vancouver folk fest board reviewing cancellation, letter says

Chorus of support has Vancouver folk fest board reviewing cancellation, letter says

Vancouver Jan 26, 2023 / 5:53 pm

A groundswell of support for the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has its board of directors rethinking plans to cancel this year's event and dissolve the...

Protest planned at alleged Chinese 'police station'

Protest planned at alleged Chinese 'police station'

Richmond Jan 26, 2023 / 5:29 pm

A group of protesters plans to voice their opposition to alleged Chinese-government linked “police stations” in Canada on Friday in Richmond. A...

Surrey police transition decision delayed by B.C. government

Surrey police transition decision delayed by B.C. government

Surrey Jan 26, 2023 / 4:48 pm

A looming decision from the provincial government on Surrey’s police force transition project has been delayed, B.C. Minister of Public Safety and...

B.C. teacher suspended after making special needs student cry

B.C. teacher suspended after making special needs student cry

Langley Jan 26, 2023 / 12:46 pm

A substitute teacher in Langley, with a history of professional misconduct toward students, has been handed a one-day suspension of her teaching credentials...

Vancouver named top travel destination in Canada

Vancouver named top travel destination in Canada

Vancouver Jan 26, 2023 / 9:30 am

Vancouver has topped Tripadvisor's list of Canadian destinations for 2023. While the city didn't make it onto the global rankings for the user-generated...

Ontario senator recognizes pro-CCP activists with Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medals

Ontario senator recognizes pro-CCP activists with Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medals

Richmond Jan 25, 2023 / 6:30 pm

An Ontario Conservative senator visiting the Lower Mainland for Lunar New Year festivities held a ceremony Monday in a Richmond dance school to recognize...

Burnaby man spends $10K on fake Craigslist Rolex

Burnaby man spends $10K on fake Craigslist Rolex

Burnaby Jan 25, 2023 / 6:19 pm

If you’ve spent thousands of dollars for a luxury watch on Craigslist, Burnaby RCMP are warning you might have been scammed. In November, a Burnaby...

Police cite mental health stigma as drivers urge man on B.C. bridge to 'take action'

Police cite mental health stigma as drivers urge man on B.C. bridge to 'take action'

Delta Jan 25, 2023 / 3:50 pm

Police say drivers on the Alex Fraser Bridge outside Vancouver honked and yelled at a man in a mental health crisis standing outside the safety rail, with some...

Watch: Massive machine tunnels into future Vancouver subway station

Watch: Massive machine tunnels into future Vancouver subway station

Vancouver Jan 25, 2023 / 9:40 am

It's a real breakthrough. Literally. Elsie (named after a notable female engineer born in Vancouver) poked through the wall at the future site of the...

North Vancouver teen cancer survivor gets zero-g flight wish

North Vancouver teen cancer survivor gets zero-g flight wish

North Vancouver Jan 25, 2023 / 9:36 am

A weight has been lifted of Zack Harrison’s shoulders. His two-year battle with cancer has been capped off with a life-changing experience and a positive...

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