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Arson assumed after 3 fires

Nov 18, 2017 / 8:16 pm

Police in Delta are on the lookout for an arsonist after three early-morning fires that were set in close proximity, all of which are being deemed suspicious....

Cougar in Port Coquitlam

Nov 18, 2017 / 2:31 pm

A cougar has been spotted in Port Coquitlam. The big cat was seen in a residential area earlier this week. In a post on Facebook, city staff warned the cat was...

Guard stabbed in Walmart

Nov 18, 2017 / 2:00 pm

A security guard was stabbed in a Lower Mainland Walmart while trying to stop a shoplifter. The guard attempted to confront the person in the Delta Walmart...

Fallen hero to be honoured

Nov 18, 2017 / 7:11 am

Police from across B.C. will honour a fallen officer in Abbotsford on Sunday. B.C. Premier John Horgan, Lieut.-Gov. Judith Guichon and Attorney General David...

New help for mental health

Nov 18, 2017 / 6:50 am

The grounds of a hospital that once housed thousands of mentally ill patients in Coquitlam will be the site of a new facility for people suffering from mental...

Canucks fan hit with puck

Nov 17, 2017 / 8:56 pm

An elderly Vancouver Canucks fan was sent to the hospital Thursday night after being hit in the head by a flying puck at Rogers Arena. Las Vegas Golden Knights...

Similar sex assaults

Nov 17, 2017 / 7:20 pm

Vancouver Police are warning the public after a young woman was sexually assaulted Wednesday night in East Vancouver. Minutes after getting off the SkyTrain at...

Schoenborn stays in custody

Nov 17, 2017 / 7:08 pm

A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for a B.C. man who killed his three children during a psychotic break. The B.C. Review Board released...

$327M to fight gangs

Nov 17, 2017 / 7:01 pm

The federal government will allocate up to $327.6 million over five years and $100 million a year after that to fight gun and gang violence, Public Safety...

Cougar alert

Nov 17, 2017 / 12:10 pm

A Cougar has been reported prowling a residential neighbourhood in Port Coquitlam The City of Port Coquitlam issued a public warning in a Facebook post. City...

Hero cops honoured

Nov 17, 2017 / 10:00 am

Two area RCMP members are being honoured for their role in saving a man's life. Cpl. Richard Gingras, formerly with the Salmon Arm detachment and now with...

Fire tears through home

Nov 17, 2017 / 8:44 am

It took firefighters an hour to contain a massive house fire in Surrey Thursday night. The blaze broke out in the two-storey home near 140th Street and 79th...

Teck flush with cash

Nov 17, 2017 / 6:59 am

Teck Resources (TSX:TECK.B) has announced plans to issue a special dividend to its shareholders, in addition to its regular dividend, and increase its share...

More elbow room on buses

Nov 17, 2017 / 6:08 am

Metro Vancouver will get double decker buses for the first time as part of a pilot project by TransLink. Three trial buses were launched Thursday on heavily...

Man grabs young girl

Nov 16, 2017 / 4:35 pm

Police in Richmond are looking for a man who allegedly grabbed a 10-year-old girl while she was running near her elementary school. Just before 11:30 a.m....

Gender equality on agenda

Nov 16, 2017 / 3:04 pm

Vancouver will be the site of a major conference in 2019 on gender equality. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau were involved today in...

Advent Calendar goes green

Nov 16, 2017 / 10:02 am

Most people dream of a white Christmas but one Vancouver company wants to change that. Coast to Coast Medicinals is going green by dreaming up a cannabis advent...

Court sides with filmmaker

Nov 16, 2017 / 6:51 am

British Columbia's Appeal Court has ruled in favour of a filmmaker whose documentary criticized the Vancouver Aquarium's practice of keeping beluga...

Airlifted from serious crash

Nov 16, 2017 / 6:23 am

Police were on the scene of a serious crash in South Surrey early this morning Just after midnight, RCMP responded to a three-vehicle collision at the...

Envelope full of cash found

Nov 15, 2017 / 7:32 pm

Coquitlam RCMP are looking for whoever lost an envelope full of cash. About 12:45 p.m. sept. 21, someone accidentally dropped the envelope in Coquitlam Centre...

Six months for fatal attack

Nov 15, 2017 / 5:37 pm

A 20-year-old man was sentenced to six months in jail for his part in a fatal attack outside a Burnaby SkyTrain station in February 2015. Taitusi Vikilani was...

Jolie slams sex in war

Nov 15, 2017 / 5:01 pm

Angelina Jolie delivered a stinging rebuke Wednesday of global efforts to stop the use of sexual violence in war and called on the UN to finally help turn the...

Protesters interrupt PM

Nov 15, 2017 / 4:56 pm

Two people protesting Ottawa's approval of the expansion of the Kinder Morgan oil pipeline say they were questioned by police Wednesday after they...

Shots fired in road rage

Nov 15, 2017 / 3:50 pm

Two 21-year-old men have been arrested after shots were fired at a vehicle by a driver operating his vehicle erratically near the Surrey-Langley border. RCMP...

Phone, tablet tied to wheel

Nov 15, 2017 / 3:30 pm

A Vancouver driver took hands-free electronics use in his car to another level Wednesday, but it didn't stop him from getting a ticket. The Vancouver Police...

Court victory for filmmaker

Nov 15, 2017 / 11:42 am

British Columbia's Appeal Court has ruled in favour of a filmmaker whose documentary criticized the Vancouver Aquarium's practice of keeping beluga...

Peacekeeping plan revealed

Nov 15, 2017 / 10:53 am

The Trudeau government is formally offering helicopters, transport aircraft and a 200-strong rapid-response team for UN peacekeeping — though it will be...

Storm knocks out power

Nov 15, 2017 / 8:59 am

B.C.'s South Coast is recovering from a fall storm that knocked out power to thousands. Strong winds off the Pacific brought high winds that knocked over...

Stranded on mountaintop

Nov 15, 2017 / 6:27 am

Dozens of people were stuck on North Vancouver's Grouse Mountain Tuesday evening. Strong wind kept the mountain's Skyride gondola from operating for...

Bridge lane going to bikes?

Nov 15, 2017 / 6:16 am

Vancouver is considering turning one lane of the downtown Cambie Street Bridge over to cyclists. The city is asking for the public's input on a plan that...

Police look for Grinder Men

Nov 14, 2017 / 8:37 pm

Police in the Lower Mainland are hoping the public can help them find the 'Grinder Men.' The bike thieves were given the moniker when security cameras...

Accused killer in court

Nov 14, 2017 / 6:24 pm

The man accused of murdering two seniors in their home earlier this year was in court today. Rocky Rambo Wei Nam Kam, 25, repeatedly looked at three family...

Pokemon No!

Nov 14, 2017 / 4:07 pm

A Vancouver driver has been ticketed for playing Pokemon Go behind the wheel. The driver was so engrossed in the mobile game, he pulled up beside two police...

'Arrow' sends message

Nov 14, 2017 / 1:28 pm

Canadian "Arrow" star Stephen Amell is offering to help "in any way, shape or form" as Warner Bros. Television Group investigates...

Fresh rules for Airbnb

Nov 14, 2017 / 1:03 pm

Vancouver city council has voted to legalize short-term rentals such as Airbnb, but will limit them to principal residences. Members of the ruling Vision...

More tragedy hits Abby PD

Nov 14, 2017 / 10:55 am

Another tragedy has hit a B.C. police department as it mourns the death of one of its officers in a fatal shooting. Const. Paul Walker confirms the son of...

Kids shouldn't go to war

Nov 14, 2017 / 9:54 am

Vancouver is poised to become a symbol for protecting children and preventing the use of child soldiers when a series of commitments bearing the city's name...

B.C. home sales rise again

Nov 14, 2017 / 8:07 am

British Columbia's housing market continues to power forward even though real estate experts say fewer properties are available for sale. The British...

#MeToo Vancouver

Nov 14, 2017 / 7:15 am

Sexual harassment scandals rocking the entertainment industry have come to Hollywood North, with an executive producer and co-creator of four high-profile TV...

Stories from OD front lines

Nov 14, 2017 / 6:58 am

More than a month had passed before Antonette Rea found the note her young friend had written her before fatally overdosing earlier this year. "Thank you...