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Vancouver News

First responders adjust

Mar 20, 2020 / 6:00 am

Vancouver's fire department is preparing to stop responding to the site of non-critical medical calls to preserve its ability to respond to major fires and...

Man too hurt to be charged

Mar 19, 2020 / 5:05 pm

Vancouver police are recommending several charges against the driver of a car-share vehicle that was involved in a fatal collision that killed a Vancouver taxi...

City seeks hospital space

Mar 19, 2020 / 4:17 pm

Day camps and daycares operated by the City of Surrey will close on Monday to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Doug McCallum announced at a brief...

State of emergency declared

Mar 19, 2020 / 1:57 pm

The City of Vancouver has officially declared a local state of emergency. Mayor Kennedy Stewart first announced his intention to make the declaration Wednesday,...

From cruise to quarantine

Mar 19, 2020 / 9:52 am

When Port Moody couple Deborah and Michael Christie left for the U.S. border, they did so with a sigh of relief. After six months of caring for Deb’s...

Bidet business booming

Mar 18, 2020 / 5:00 pm

Lower Mainland plumbers say runs on toilet paper in local stores have flushed out the region’s market for bidets. For the uninitiated, a bidet is a...

Virus hits third care home

Mar 18, 2020 / 2:50 pm

The coronavirus has reached a third Metro Vancouver care home. Vancouver Coastal Health says a resident of the Haro Park Centre in Vancouver has been diagnosed...

Race to get home to BC

Mar 18, 2020 / 1:48 pm

A Port Moody student who’s spending his gap year in the U.K. is hoping to return home on Saturday. But, 18-year-old Fraser Hopewell said he feels like...

Harrowing off-duty pursuit

Mar 18, 2020 / 1:31 pm

When Burnaby RCMP Staff Sgt. Dave Eidet and his fiancee Terri set off for 150 Mile House last month to visit family, they hadn’t planned on spending part...

COVID-19 testing backlogged

Mar 18, 2020 / 12:19 pm

The most critical public health measure needed to significantly control or kill off the deadly novel coronavirus in absence of a vaccine or sustained mass...

'Don't panic': Cdn in Italy

Mar 18, 2020 / 11:53 am

As some Canadians react to warnings about COVID-19 with a sense of gravity while others optimistically stick to their daily routines, a former Vancouver...

Robberies linked to LetGo

Mar 18, 2020 / 10:38 am

Surrey RCMP say there has been a spike in personal robberies that are related to the popular buy-and-sell app LetGo, which has prompted them to remind the...

CEO: YVR will 'never close'

Mar 17, 2020 / 2:34 pm

What happened: Vancouver Airport Authority CEO Craig Richmond said the current crisis is broader and deeper than 9-11 but vowed to keep his airport open...

Restaurant worker has virus

Mar 17, 2020 / 10:40 am

Vancouver Coastal Health issued a warning Monday to people who visited a downtown restaurant over three days in March after an employee tested positive for the...

Bear trashes car to get grub

Mar 17, 2020 / 10:07 am

A Port Moody man has been left scratching his head after a black bear entered his car, ransacked the interior and took off into the night. The first sign...

Bars close for St. Paddy's

Mar 17, 2020 / 9:43 am

The Vancouver region’s chief medical health officer has ordered all bars and restaurants in downtown Vancouver to close for St. Patrick’s Day in an...

Sentencing brings no peace

Mar 16, 2020 / 5:17 pm

The aunt of three-year-old Alan Kurdi says she has mixed feelings after three people were sentenced in the human smuggling case that resulted in the deaths of...

Virus could kill restaurants

Mar 16, 2020 / 4:28 pm

British Columbia restaurant owners are nervously watching to see what comes next in the fight against COVID-19. One Metro Vancouver restaurateur tells CTV News...

Sells TP from back of SUV

Mar 16, 2020 / 7:19 am

A post circulating on social media shows a woman who appears to be selling toilet paper out of a vehicle at a Langley Costco. Posted on Friday, the Facebook...

1 dead, 1 missing in river

Mar 14, 2020 / 7:33 pm

A massive search was launched Saturday morning, March 14, northeast of Coquitlam after a boat carrying five people capsized in the frigid waters of the Pitt...

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