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Few options for autistic

Few options for autistic

Vancouver Nov 8, 2015 / 7:42 am

The question of who will eventually care for their autistic son, Adam, weighed heavily on Deborah Pugh and her husband until their daughter stepped forward to...

Pup has open-heart surgery

Pup has open-heart surgery

Vancouver Nov 8, 2015 / 6:47 am

A seven-month German shepherd-Doberman puppy is the first dog to undergo open-heart surgery in B.C. Staff at the non-profit Whistler Animal Galore shelter...

Charges laid in murder

Charges laid in murder

Vancouver Nov 7, 2015 / 11:17 am

UPDATED: 11:16 A.M. The suspect in Vancouver's 14th homicide, Sadie Taniskishayinew, has a violent criminal record. In 2014, she was found guilty of assault...

Mulcair rallies CUPE troops

Mulcair rallies CUPE troops

Vancouver Nov 6, 2015 / 2:15 pm

Tom Mulcair criticized the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal and emphasized New Democrat roots in one of his first public speeches to supporters since being...

Invasive mosquito found

Invasive mosquito found

Maple Ridge Nov 6, 2015 / 1:33 pm

A species of invasive, disease-carrying mosquito has been found in British Columbia — the first such discovery in Western Canada. A team from Simon Fraser...

Guilty in SkyTrain break-in

Guilty in SkyTrain break-in

New Westminster Nov 6, 2015 / 1:06 pm

A 49-year-old Surrey man will be sentenced next week in court after pleading guilty to a raft of offences related to break-ins at two SkyTrain stations. New...

No foul play in death

No foul play in death

New Westminster Nov 6, 2015 / 12:08 pm

UPDATE: Nov. 6 New Westminster Police say no foul play is suspected in the recent discovery of a body in a burning van. The NWPD Major Crime Unit and Forensic...

Up to 100 mm of rain

Up to 100 mm of rain

Vancouver Nov 6, 2015 / 11:02 am

Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland are preparing for heavy rains Friday evening and Saturday. A rainfall warning was issued by Environment Canada Friday...

NDP gather for change

NDP gather for change

Vancouver Nov 6, 2015 / 9:50 am

Eight hundred card-carrying members of B.C.'s New Democratic Party are gathering in Vancouver for the party's annual convention. Leader John Horgan says...

Murdered in the streets

Murdered in the streets

Vancouver Nov 6, 2015 / 8:38 am

Vancouver police are investigating the city's 14th homicide this year, after a man was discovered near Vancouver Pacific Central Station in East Vancouver...

Gas spike in Metro Van

Gas spike in Metro Van

Vancouver Nov 6, 2015 / 7:05 am

The cost of filling up spiked overnight in Metro Vancouver. The price at the pumps jumped eight cents Wednesday evening, part of a 15-cent climb just this week....

Molson sells BC brewery

Molson sells BC brewery

Vancouver Nov 5, 2015 / 1:16 pm

Molson Coors is preparing to modernize its Canadian brewing capacity after finding a buyer for its Vancouver site and preparing to take action on its historic...

Teen killed in bus-stop crash

Teen killed in bus-stop crash

Vancouver Nov 5, 2015 / 12:08 pm

An 18-year-old woman is dead and her 20-year-old friend has a broken neck and head injuries after the two were hit by a car in south Vancouver. Police say the...

Holiday cheer for lions

Holiday cheer for lions

Vancouver Nov 5, 2015 / 11:51 am

A Richmond man who admits to creating a beloved tradition in Vancouver hopes he can bring some holiday cheer to commuters once more. Each Christmas, for more...

Telus to cut 1,500 jobs

Telus to cut 1,500 jobs

Vancouver Nov 5, 2015 / 6:14 am

Wireless provider Telus Corp. is planning to reduce its workforce by 1,500 positions as it boosts dividend payments to shareholders. The Vancouver-based...

VPD catch purse snatcher

VPD catch purse snatcher

Vancouver Nov 4, 2015 / 6:14 pm

Vancouver police say a man has been charged with robbery after an elderly woman had her purse snatched in the city's Chinatown. Because of a series of...

City aims to go fossil-free

City aims to go fossil-free

Vancouver Nov 4, 2015 / 3:55 pm

Vancouver has become one of the world's first cities to adopt a plan to shift to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. The strategy approved by council on...

Making addicts pay for help

Making addicts pay for help

Vancouver Nov 4, 2015 / 10:41 am

The British Columbia government is allowing private methadone-dispensing clinics to charge recovering heroin addicts for drug treatment by taking money from...

UBC has educated 3 PMs

UBC has educated 3 PMs

Vancouver Nov 4, 2015 / 10:37 am

The University of British Columbia says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the first alumnus from the post-secondary institution to be elected to Canada's...

'High-risk' case resumes

'High-risk' case resumes

New Westminster Nov 4, 2015 / 6:22 am

Legal arguments will continue in a British Columbia court today as the province attempts to have a "high-risk" designation applied retrospectively to...