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Halfway house safety concerns

Halfway house safety concerns

Feb 22, 2015 / 6:39 pm

Safety concerns are being raised after Vancouver police said on Sunday they were searching for a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway...

Prison under lockdown

Prison under lockdown

Feb 22, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Update -- Feb. 22 A federal prison in Abbotsford, B.C., was placed under lockdown after an inmate was stabbed on Friday. An official with the Union of Canadian...

One shot, one stabbed in fight

One shot, one stabbed in fight

Feb 22, 2015 / 12:20 pm

Two men are in hospital with serious injuries after a brawl in Abbotsford, B.C. Police say one man was shot and the other was stabbed. The Major Crime Unit of...

Dangerous offender on the loose

Dangerous offender on the loose

Feb 22, 2015 / 9:15 am

Police in Vancouver are warning the public about a dangerous sex offender who is on the loose. Jason Bresnahan, 39, failed to return to his halfway house last...

Should whales be bred in captivity?

Should whales be bred in captivity?

Feb 22, 2015 / 6:14 am

The death of a beluga whale loaned by the Vancouver Aquarium to Orlando SeaWorld for breeding purposes is renewing the debate over whether cetaceans should be...

Chopper shuts down wild party

Chopper shuts down wild party

Feb 21, 2015 / 9:54 pm

A helicopter had to be flown in to a remote part of Abbotsford Friday to help disperse the crowd at a massive party that also saw the window of a police cruiser...

Mall motorcycle escape

Mall motorcycle escape

Feb 21, 2015 / 1:53 pm

Surrey RCMP are on the lookout for a man who drove his motorcycle through a mall Friday afternoon to escape police. According to Sgt. Charney with the Surrey...

Transit Police end agreement

Transit Police end agreement

Feb 20, 2015 / 8:30 pm

Metro Vancouver Transit Police are changing the way officers deal with undocumented migrants during fare checks over the case of a Mexican woman who hanged...

Beluga dies at SeaWorld

Beluga dies at SeaWorld

Feb 20, 2015 / 5:34 pm

A beluga whale from the Vancouver Aquarium that had been living at a SeaWorld in Florida has died. Orlando SeaWorld posted a statement on its Facebook page...

TRB's ballot blunder

TRB's ballot blunder

Feb 20, 2015 / 3:40 pm

The union representing British Columbia teachers says the profession's regulatory branch has bungled an election by mailing out voting packages without...

Taser cop lied, says judge

Taser cop lied, says judge

Feb 20, 2015 / 3:02 pm

The RCMP officer who stunned Robert Dziekanski with a Taser at Vancouver's airport lied at a public inquiry into the Polish immigrant's death, a judge...

Oil spill plan will be secret

Oil spill plan will be secret

Feb 20, 2015 / 2:00 pm

The head of Kinder Morgan says a full emergency response plan for the proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in British Columbia will remain...

Hikers damage closed trail

Hikers damage closed trail

Feb 19, 2015 / 7:18 pm

Hikers who insist on climbing the closed Grouse Grind trail are causing so much damage it could delay the opening for everyone else. Officials shut down the...

Chase shuts down bridge

Chase shuts down bridge

Feb 19, 2015 / 4:31 pm

Despite several crashes during a police chase, there were no reported injuries after the driver of a stolen pickup sped through numerous Lower Mainland...

'It has to be done' - bomb trial

'It has to be done' - bomb trial

Feb 19, 2015 / 2:41 pm

As John Nuttall outlines his plan to bomb the British Columbia legislature on Canada Day, he becomes practically giddy when comparing the annual holiday...

2015 Lineup announced

2015 Lineup announced

Feb 19, 2015 / 10:04 am

Over 70 artists from across the globe will grace the four stages of the Virgin Mobile Presents Squamish Valley Music Festival this summer, led by the...

Starved dog now thriving

Starved dog now thriving

Feb 19, 2015 / 6:13 am

A dog found nearly starved to death in Maple Ridge last month is gaining weight and enjoying life with her foster family, the SPCA says. Willow weighed just 15...

17 cops investigated

17 cops investigated

Feb 18, 2015 / 7:18 pm

Seventeen police officers from a small city in British Columbia are being investigated for alleged misconduct amid concerns that criminal cases may have been...

Body is missing hiker's

Body is missing hiker's

Feb 18, 2015 / 2:51 pm

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m. The Vancouver Police Department has confirmed a body recovered from Grouse Mountain on Tuesday was that of missing hiker Liang Jin. The 21...

Crash sends 5 to hospital

Crash sends 5 to hospital

Feb 18, 2015 / 8:00 am

Update – 11 a.m. CTV Vancouver is now reporting that the young woman struck by a vehicle just outside of the Burnaby BCIT campus Tuesday has died of her...

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