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New front in addiction fight

New front in addiction fight

Vancouver Nov 3, 2015 / 3:36 pm

Doctors from Vancouver to British Columbia's central coast are being encouraged to rethink prescribing methadone for people battling opioid addictions. The...

Quake safety 'ignored'

Quake safety 'ignored'

Richmond Nov 3, 2015 / 11:16 am

A councillor in Richmond says Vancouver Coastal Health has ignored studies about the safety of the city's only hospital if a major earthquake occurs. Bill...

Cook thrills at Nitro Circus

Cook thrills at Nitro Circus

Vancouver Nov 2, 2015 / 11:15 am

Kelowna motocross stunt rider Bruce Cook thrilled the crowd at Nitro Circus in Vancouver – despite being paralyzed from the waist down. Cook was part of...

Cougar killed in city

Cougar killed in city

New Westminster Nov 1, 2015 / 7:19 pm

Police in New Westminster say a cougar is dead after the large cat was spotted prowling around a residential neighbourhood on Halloween. Police took to social...

Victim critical in collision

Victim critical in collision

Surrey Nov 1, 2015 / 6:50 am

A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Surrey, Saturday night. Just after 9 p.m., Surrey RCMP responded to the 8300 block of 144th...

Good Samaritan robbed

Good Samaritan robbed

Vancouver Oct 31, 2015 / 7:19 am

Two men are in custody after allegedly robbing a Good Samaritan in Vancouver. About 6 p.m., two men appeared stranded on the side of the road on East 62nd...

VPD's finest, furriest

VPD's finest, furriest

Vancouver Oct 28, 2015 / 6:00 pm

A hot new calendar is now on sale, featuring the Vancouver Police’s cutest members. The 2016 Vancouver Police Dogs Calendar features members of the VPD...

200-km police chase

200-km police chase

Richmond Oct 28, 2015 / 4:29 pm

It was an escape attempt worthy of an action movie, complete with the ramming of a police vehicle and a 200-kilometre pursuit through southwestern B.C. Five...

Natives want LNG input

Natives want LNG input

Squamish Oct 28, 2015 / 11:45 am

The Squamish Nation says the B.C. government's conditional approval of a proposed liquefied natural gas export facility did not fully assess how the project...

Viaducts history by 2020

Viaducts history by 2020

Vancouver Oct 28, 2015 / 10:04 am

Councillors in Vancouver have narrowly approved removal of two elevated roadways moving traffic in and out of the city's downtown core. In a 5-4 vote,...

Truck dangles off overpass

Truck dangles off overpass

Langley Oct 27, 2015 / 2:12 pm

It was quite the scene this morning in Langley as the trailer of a dump truck dangled off an overpass and above the road below. CTV Vancouver reports that the...

Band seeks to stop the pipe

Band seeks to stop the pipe

North Vancouver Oct 27, 2015 / 12:32 pm

A First Nation in North Vancouver has mounted a legal challenge that it says could send the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion "back to the drawing...

Sentence hearing for pimp

Sentence hearing for pimp

Vancouver Oct 26, 2015 / 2:41 pm

UPDATE 2:30 p.m. A British Columbia man convicted of trafficking underage girls for sex should be locked up for more than 20 years, say Crown prosecutors,...

Driverless SUV hits house

Driverless SUV hits house

Surrey Oct 25, 2015 / 10:26 pm

A half-dozen people were sent to hospital on the weekend after what police in Surrey are calling a bizarre incident in which a pair of vehicles collided before...

Senior run over by semi

Senior run over by semi

Surrey Oct 24, 2015 / 7:27 am

An elderly man was rushed to hospital with serious injuries Friday afternoon after the scooter he was riding was run over by a semi-tractor trailer. The...

Court fight over abused kids

Court fight over abused kids

Vancouver Oct 23, 2015 / 6:15 am

A British Columbia mother is waging a court battle to halt a government-ordered review of a case in which her estranged husband was allowed unsupervised visits...

Policy change too late

Policy change too late

Vancouver Oct 22, 2015 / 5:45 pm

The aunt of a young Syrian boy whose lifeless body was photographed on a Mediterranean beach says Canadian government officials have invited her to make another...

Coast hills wait anxiously

Coast hills wait anxiously

Vancouver Oct 22, 2015 / 10:11 am

Coastal ski resort operators in British Columbia hope mounds of snow this winter will blanket the bad memories of last year's dismal season, but with a...

We Day packs Rogers Arena

We Day packs Rogers Arena

Vancouver Oct 21, 2015 / 6:21 pm

Young people in British Columbia are making a difference around the world in a number of ways – and on Wednesday they were recognized for their efforts in...

Court sides with homeless

Court sides with homeless

Abbotsford Oct 21, 2015 / 12:48 pm

British Columbia's Supreme Court has sided with a group of homeless people embroiled in a dispute with the City of Abbotsford over their right to camp on...