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Canucks fire Mark Donnelly

Dec 4, 2020 / 7:38 pm

The Vancouver Canucks have fired longtime anthem singer Mark Donnelly after he confirmed that he will be singing at an anti-mask rally on Saturday. The...

City buys notorious hotels

Dec 4, 2020 / 7:19 pm

The City of Vancouver announced Friday that it now owns the notorious Balmoral and Regent single-room-occupancy hotels in the Downtown Eastside after reaching a...

Biosphere protection sought

Dec 4, 2020 / 9:47 am

Following years-long effort, a submission has been made to UNESCO asking the organization to designate Howe Sound a UNESCO Biosphere. Sites that receive this...

Escaped inmate recaptured

Dec 3, 2020 / 6:07 pm

Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a federal inmate is back in custody following a brief escape. They say in a statement that they responded to a report of shots...

Senator poised for cash-out

Dec 3, 2020 / 5:52 pm

Liberal-appointed senator and former Vancouver mayor Larry Campbell is poised to cash out nearly $2 million worth of shares in Great Canadian Gaming Corp....

Ransomware hits Translink

Dec 3, 2020 / 5:47 pm

Metro Vancouver's transit authority is confirming that it was the target of a ransomware attack on part of its information technology systems. Ransomware is...

Report: Meng negotiating

Dec 3, 2020 / 5:12 pm

American authorities are reportedly in talks with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou about a resolution to her extradition case, the Wall Street...

Don't put Xmas lights on car

Dec 3, 2020 / 12:48 pm

A Burnaby driver caught driving in Metrotown with Christmas lights duct-taped to his Tesla this week has been slapped with an $81 fine and given three days to...

TSB called to accident

Dec 3, 2020 / 12:26 pm

A Transportation Safety Board team has been assigned to investigate a marine accident that seriously injured two crew members from a freighter moored in English...

Woman dies in shooting

Dec 3, 2020 / 11:33 am

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman in Surrey, B.C. Police say officers responded to what they were told was a single-vehicle...

Homicide probe opens

Dec 2, 2020 / 1:35 pm

A medical call in Burnaby on the weekend has ended in a homicide investigation after the death of an 18-year-old woman. Paramedics were called to a home in the...

Pedestrian killed on highway

Dec 2, 2020 / 11:46 am

A man walking on Highway 1 in the middle of the night in the Fraser Valley was hit and killed by a vehicle this morning. Abbotsford emergency crews were called...

A COVID cautionary tale

Dec 2, 2020 / 10:16 am

A North Vancouver man is holding out his own family’s experience as a warning about how easily COVID-19 can spread – even within a close group of...

Teen's death a homicide

Dec 2, 2020 / 6:37 am

The death of a teenager in Burnaby is now being investigated as a homicide. A statement from the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says the 18-year-old...

Protest blocks TMX facility

Dec 1, 2020 / 6:51 pm

Demonstrators against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared out peacefully Monday afternoon after causing a “logjam of trucks” outside the...

Smuggler's charges fought

Dec 1, 2020 / 3:02 pm

The case of an American accused of smuggling people through his inn on the B.C.-Washington border has led to a section of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee...

Brand new BC millionaire

Dec 1, 2020 / 2:05 pm

A Squamish mom has won $1 million in the lottery from the Oct. 30 Lotto Max draw after buying the lucky ticket at a local store. “It’s been a bit of...

$6.4M police budget hike

Dec 1, 2020 / 10:36 am

The Vancouver Police Board’s approval Monday of a $322-million provisional budget to operate the police department next year — a $6.4 million...

Estuary extinction crisis

Dec 1, 2020 / 10:28 am

More than 100 animal species in the Fraser River estuary could be “functionally extinct” within the next 25 years, unless an overarching,...

Teen cases on the climb

Dec 1, 2020 / 10:04 am

Three Coquitlam high schools are under active monitoring for COVID-19 as the BC Centre for Disease Control reports teens aged 15 to 19 having the highest...