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Tiny townhouse prototype

Mar 6, 2021 / 4:14 pm

A Vancouver homebuilder has set up a tiny house in the Downtown Eastside to demonstrate how the simple building could be used as part of the solution to...

Former teacher sex charges

Mar 6, 2021 / 4:06 pm

Police are looking for further information and witnesses in a historical sexual assault investigation with a former teacher, dating back to 2007. The Mission...

RMT suspended for no mask

Mar 5, 2021 / 5:25 pm

A North Vancouver massage therapist has been suspended by the College of Massage Therapists of B.C. for not wearing a mask, not pre-screening patients for COVID...

'Straw purchaser' pleads

Mar 5, 2021 / 3:58 pm

A Coquitlam man has pleaded guilty to weapons trafficking after a two-year investigation revealed evidence he acted as a “straw purchaser,”...

Man sorry for Nazi salute

Mar 5, 2021 / 3:07 pm

UPDATE 3:05 p.m. The man who flashed a Nazi salute at a group of Indigenous youth involved in a protest in Vancouver earlier this week has been identified as a...

14 YVR flights exposed

Mar 5, 2021 / 10:57 am

The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified 14 more flights exposed to COVID-19 coming into or out of Vancouver. The BCCDC is warning recent airline...

Hospital outbreak widens

Mar 5, 2021 / 7:19 am

Health officials are reporting a COVID-19 outbreak in a fourth unit of Vancouver General Hospital. A statement from Vancouver Coastal Health says three patients...

Birth tourism drops

Mar 4, 2021 / 5:58 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many sectors, and this includes birth tourism in Richmond. Richmond Hospital saw non-resident births drop from about 40 per...

Copper kills most bacteria

Mar 4, 2021 / 12:51 pm

Results of a study led by Metro Vancouver's transit operator reveal copper on high-touch surfaces is lethal to bacteria. A statement from TransLink says the...

Avoid politics, lawyer urges

Mar 4, 2021 / 12:25 pm

A Crown lawyer is urging a B.C. Supreme Court judge to ignore the "geopolitical winds swirling around" Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's extradition...

Too many geese in big city

Mar 4, 2021 / 10:13 am

Vancouver wants to reduce the number of Canada geese in the city – and officials are hoping locals will help out. A Canada geese management plan is being...

Thief leaves wallet behind

Mar 4, 2021 / 9:54 am

A robbery suspect made it easy for Vancouver police. As a customer was leaving a store at Kingsway and Victoria on Monday, a man ran by and grabbed the...

Protesters block port

Mar 4, 2021 / 6:49 am

Indigenous youth calling themselves Braided Warriors temporarily blocked and forced the shutdown of a major Vancouver intersection to protest a 90-day jail...

Teens had guns, drugs

Mar 3, 2021 / 2:12 pm

Surrey RCMP have disconnected a suspected dial-a-dope operation in Whalley. Sgt. Elenore Sturko said two youths were arrested after police busted a cache site...

Dysentery outbreak in DTES

Mar 3, 2021 / 11:58 am

The Downtown Eastside is dealing with two serious public health issues — a rise in COVID-19 cases and an outbreak of shigellosis, a highly contagious...

Deadly head-on crash

Mar 3, 2021 / 10:14 am

A driver has been killed and her passenger was badly hurt in a head-on crash in North Vancouver. RCMP say the collision occurred late Tuesday night on Low Level...

Meng a bargaining chip?

Mar 3, 2021 / 7:01 am

Public comments by former U.S. president Donald Trump will take centre stage at the British Columbia Supreme Court today in the case of a Huawei executive...

3rd arrest in school assault

Mar 2, 2021 / 10:32 am

UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. RCMP say a third suspect has surrendered to police after a youth was assaulted with a weapon Monday in an attack outside a school in Surrey....

Frosty embrace goes viral

Mar 2, 2021 / 10:17 am

A photo of a bronze sculpture on a Vancouver park bench features a warm embrace frozen in time – as well as frost. The sculpture, entitled...

Reynolds' hometown shoot

Mar 2, 2021 / 9:58 am

Arguably Vancouver's most popular former resident, Ryan Reynolds is likely preparing to leave again. That's because The Adam Project is wrapping up...

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