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Crews battle out-of-control wildfire in regional park in B.C.'s Lower Mainland

Crews battle out-of-control wildfire in regional park in B.C.'s Lower Mainland

Coquitlam Oct 2, 2022 / 5:00 pm

A regional park in British Columbia's Lower Mainland has been closed since Saturday as crews battle a wildfire sparked in persistently hot and dry...

'Clearly uncomfortable': Dog arrives at Vancouver SPCA with serious skin issues

'Clearly uncomfortable': Dog arrives at Vancouver SPCA with serious skin issues

Vancouver Oct 2, 2022 / 4:00 pm

The BC SPCA has received an outpouring of support for an older dog at its Vancouver branch suffering from severe skin issues. Lola, an eleven-year-old pit-bull...

Leaky fridge costs B.C. strata owner over $100K — before he even moved in

Leaky fridge costs B.C. strata owner over $100K — before he even moved in

Vancouver Sep 30, 2022 / 7:35 pm

B.C.’s Civil Resolution Tribunal has ordered a Vancouver condo owner to pay his strata corporation $101,332 after finding he was responsible for a leaky...

Cruise ships could be making a stop in Delta

Cruise ships could be making a stop in Delta

Delta Sep 30, 2022 / 5:56 pm

Large cruise ships could be making regular stops in Delta. A couple of years prior to the pandemic, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority was looking into the...

UBC firing of student advisor for sex app use OK, court rules

UBC firing of student advisor for sex app use OK, court rules

Vancouver Sep 30, 2022 / 5:46 pm

B.C.’s Court of Appeal has upheld the firing of a UBC student advisor who hooked up with students using online apps. Timothy Conklin was appealing a 2018...

Richmond school replaces orange ribbons, pulled down in the night

Richmond school replaces orange ribbons, pulled down in the night

Richmond Sep 30, 2022 / 9:25 am

Staff at Spul’u’kwuks Elementary in Richmond arrived Thursday to find orange ribbons symbolizing Truth and Reconciliation that hung in trees around...

Woman in Richmond armed kidnapping gets almost 6 years in jail

Woman in Richmond armed kidnapping gets almost 6 years in jail

Richmond Sep 30, 2022 / 9:20 am

A woman involved in an armed kidnapping in Richmond has been sentenced to almost six years behind bars. Ashley Smith appeared at Vancouver Provincial Court on...

Man dead, alleged impaired driver in custody after Abbotsford crash

Man dead, alleged impaired driver in custody after Abbotsford crash

Abbotsford Sep 30, 2022 / 6:27 am

Police say one driver is dead and two of his family members were sent to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Abbotsford Thursday night. Abbotsford police say...

Two hikers get helicopter hoist from steep terrain on Grouse

Two hikers get helicopter hoist from steep terrain on Grouse

North Vancouver Sep 29, 2022 / 7:02 pm

North Shore Rescue was called out Wednesday (Sept. 28) to pluck two hikers from steep terrain on Grouse Mountain after they got in over their heads on an...

B.C. woman jailed for aggravated assault while on manslaughter probation

B.C. woman jailed for aggravated assault while on manslaughter probation

Vancouver Sep 29, 2022 / 5:20 pm

A Vancouver woman was sentenced to four years in prison Sept. 28 for two vicious assaults that happened while she was on probation for a manslaughter...

Student who brought fake gun to North Van high school prompts lockdown

Student who brought fake gun to North Van high school prompts lockdown

North Vancouver Sep 29, 2022 / 3:21 pm

A high school student who brought a fake gun to school prompted Carson Graham Secondary in North Vancouver to go into lockdown Thursday morning. North Vancouver...

Vancouver gas prices pass $2.39, breaking North American record: analyst

Vancouver gas prices pass $2.39, breaking North American record: analyst

Vancouver Sep 29, 2022 / 12:54 pm

Gas prices in Vancouver have hit a new high of more than $2.39 a litre at some stations, blowing past the previous peak set this summer. One gas analyst says...

Vancouver murder case to be heard in early 2023 as case stalls in courts

Vancouver murder case to be heard in early 2023 as case stalls in courts

Vancouver Sep 29, 2022 / 9:49 am

The amount of time it has taken for the case of a man charged with second-degree murder in the death of a South Vancouver business owner to come to trial could...

Military helicopter plucks stranded hiker from North Shore mountain

Military helicopter plucks stranded hiker from North Shore mountain

North Vancouver Sep 29, 2022 / 9:39 am

As darkness fell over Crown Mountain Tuesday night, a man’s arm sticking out of a narrow cleft of rock flashing a light from a cellphone was the only...

Vancouver hammer attack accused to have psychiatric assessment

Vancouver hammer attack accused to have psychiatric assessment

Vancouver Sep 29, 2022 / 9:36 am

A woman accused in a Sept. 25 Vancouver hammer attack on a stranger has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric assessment before returning to court. Downtown...

Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini accused of child abuse

Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini accused of child abuse

Vancouver Sep 28, 2022 / 6:49 pm

Francesco Aquilini, the owner of the Vancouver Canucks and Rogers Arena has been accused in court of abusing his children. In B.C. Supreme Court on Tuesday, a...

Two sheared bolts caused SkyTrain derailment: FOI documents

Two sheared bolts caused SkyTrain derailment: FOI documents

Vancouver Sep 28, 2022 / 2:16 pm

A SkyTrain derailed near Scott Road station last May because of what TransLink has called “almost simultaneous failure of two bolts” at one of the...

Vancouver police investigate alleged racially motivated attack on young woman

Vancouver police investigate alleged racially motivated attack on young woman

Vancouver Sep 28, 2022 / 12:40 pm

Police say a 19-year-old student was walking near Dunsmir and Cambie streets in Downtown Vancouver at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday morning when she was approached from...

Vancouver Police Board settles over handcuffing of Indigenous man, granddaughter

Vancouver Police Board settles over handcuffing of Indigenous man, granddaughter

Vancouver Sep 28, 2022 / 12:33 pm

An Indigenous man and his granddaughter have reached an agreement with the Vancouver Police Board to settle a human rights complaint stemming from their...

Surrey RCMP looking for more victims of doctor charged with sexual assault

Surrey RCMP looking for more victims of doctor charged with sexual assault

Surrey Sep 28, 2022 / 10:50 am

A Surrey anesthesiologist has been charged with sexual assault – and RCMP suspect there may be more victims who have not come forward. On July 18, Surrey...

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