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New Westminster home sells for $450K over asking in 10 days amid hot market

New Westminster home sells for $450K over asking in 10 days amid hot market

May 9, 2022 / 10:17 am

The Metro Vancouver real estate market is showing signs of slowing down, but some properties are still selling like hotcakes. A 77-year-old house in New...

Homicide team deployed after fatal stabbing near Coquitlam school

Homicide team deployed after fatal stabbing near Coquitlam school

May 8, 2022 / 3:38 pm

Police say one man has died following a stabbing in Coquitlam on Sunday. The RCMP says in a statement that officers responded to a report of a stabbing around...

Man fatally stabbed at Vancouver park

Man fatally stabbed at Vancouver park

May 8, 2022 / 3:23 pm

A man has died following a stabbing at Vancouver's CRAB Park. Andrew Wadden, a 45-year-old Vancouver resident, was stabbed just before 10:20 a.m. on...

Mother goose nests safely outside Vancouver Convention Centre on Mother's Day

Mother goose nests safely outside Vancouver Convention Centre on Mother's Day

May 8, 2022 / 3:21 pm

A soon-to-be mother goose will nest safely this Mother’s Day thanks to the efforts of a convention centre and helicopter company. The Vancouver Convention...

'It's hell on earth': Father pleads for answers in disappearance of Langley man

'It's hell on earth': Father pleads for answers in disappearance of Langley man

May 7, 2022 / 6:45 pm

The family of a missing Langley man is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to his whereabouts. Devon Goodrick, of Langley, was last seen at...

Moviemaking meets metaverse in Hollywood North

Moviemaking meets metaverse in Hollywood North

May 6, 2022 / 8:30 pm

Vancouver has cultivated a reputation as a city capable of transforming itself into anything from Pyongyang in The Interview to Mumbai in the Mission:...

Missing woman’s remains found at Shaughnessy mansion

Missing woman’s remains found at Shaughnessy mansion

May 6, 2022 / 5:26 pm

The day after the annual remembrance for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Vancouver Police confirmed they found the remains of a missing...

Climate change activists to escalate disruption in Vancouver over old-growth logging

Climate change activists to escalate disruption in Vancouver over old-growth logging

May 6, 2022 / 4:31 pm

A spokesperson for a group of activists who have shut down Vancouver intersections and bridges linking the North Shore is promising an escalation in actions in...

IIO investigates second Vancouver police shooting death in 9 days

IIO investigates second Vancouver police shooting death in 9 days

May 6, 2022 / 10:31 am

The Independent Investigations Office is investigating the second shooting death by Vancouver police in nine days after a man died Thursday in an incident at a...

Burnaby eyes mural to honour stars Michael J. Fox, Joe Sakic, Michael Buble and others

Burnaby eyes mural to honour stars Michael J. Fox, Joe Sakic, Michael Buble and others

May 6, 2022 / 10:10 am

The City of Burnaby is considering creating a “next level” interactive wall of fame mural to honour locals who have gone on to fame, including actor...

Gambling addiction behind former Squamish Nation councillor’s almost $1M fraud, court told

Gambling addiction behind former Squamish Nation councillor’s almost $1M fraud, court told

May 6, 2022 / 9:58 am

A history of depression and a marriage breakdown, coinciding with the opening of a casino, led former Squamish Nation council co-chair Krisandra Lenore Jacobs...

14-year-old girl was walking along the side of the road when she was struck and killed

14-year-old girl was walking along the side of the road when she was struck and killed

May 5, 2022 / 8:12 pm

Residents of a Burnaby neighbourhood are in shock after a 14-year-old girl was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon. The pedestrian was struck by a dump truck...

BC gang unit targets gang activity leading to arrests and seizures

BC gang unit targets gang activity leading to arrests and seizures

May 5, 2022 / 6:13 pm

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia managed to take weapons, drugs and illegally obtained funds off the streets of B.C. following a...

Man allegedly punches teen girl on Surrey bus in 'unprovoked' attack

Man allegedly punches teen girl on Surrey bus in 'unprovoked' attack

May 5, 2022 / 5:12 pm

A man allegedly attacked a 17-year-old girl on a TransLink bus in Surrey in April. Metro Vancouver Transit Police (MVTP) are asking the public for help...

'It's going to be a neat job': Here's how and when the English Bay Barge will be removed

'It's going to be a neat job': Here's how and when the English Bay Barge will be removed

May 5, 2022 / 4:04 pm

It looks like the English Bay Barge won't get to see June. May 22 is the tentative date for the start of its demolition according to Clearview Demolition...

Aritzia CEO Brian Hill stepping down after leading retailer for 38 years

Aritzia CEO Brian Hill stepping down after leading retailer for 38 years

May 5, 2022 / 2:29 pm

Aritzia Inc. says founder and chief executive Brian Hill is stepping down from the role after leading the clothing retailer for 38 years. The Vancouver-based...

Alleged drug trafficker faces U.S. extradition, second request dismissed

Alleged drug trafficker faces U.S. extradition, second request dismissed

May 5, 2022 / 2:09 pm

B.C. Supreme Court has ordered one man extradited to the United States to stand trial for alleged cocaine trafficking but a U.S. request for another man has...

Indigenous B.C. man, granddaughter settle with BMO over arrest while opening account

Indigenous B.C. man, granddaughter settle with BMO over arrest while opening account

May 5, 2022 / 11:11 am

A British Columbia Indigenous man and his granddaughter who were arrested as they tried to open an account at the Bank of Montreal have settled a human rights...

RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko named as B.C. Liberal candidate in Surrey South byelection

RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko named as B.C. Liberal candidate in Surrey South byelection

May 5, 2022 / 11:10 am

An RCMP sergeant and spokesperson for the Surrey, B.C., detachment is now the candidate for the British Columbia Liberal Party in a pending byelection. Elenore...

Short film spotlights 73-year-old mountain bike legend 'North Shore Betty'

Short film spotlights 73-year-old mountain bike legend 'North Shore Betty'

May 5, 2022 / 10:28 am

Seventy-three-year-old Vancouver North Shore off-road cycling legend Betty Birrell says her son had bikes from Day 1. It started with tricycles but as Hayden...

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