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Child dies in home fire

Child dies in home fire

Vancouver Jan 5, 2017 / 5:20 pm

A child has died in a house fire on Vancouver's east side and five family members rescued from the residence are in hospital. Capt. Jonathan Gormick of...

Rare treat for Vancouverites

Rare treat for Vancouverites

Vancouver Jan 5, 2017 / 4:02 pm

For the first time in 20 years, Vancouver residents can safely pond skate. The parks board says ice on Trout Lake is thick enough to support skaters – at...

Clark conflict case delayed

Clark conflict case delayed

Vancouver Jan 5, 2017 / 3:08 pm

British Columbia's Supreme Court has delayed a hearing on a case that seeks to set aside two rulings made by the provincial conflict of interest...

Officer-involved shooting

Officer-involved shooting

Surrey Jan 5, 2017 / 2:44 pm

UPDATE: 2:42 p.m. British Columbia's police watchdog says an RCMP officer in Surrey shot a man who had been holding a knife. The Independent Investigations...

Are you losing heat?

Are you losing heat?

Vancouver Jan 5, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Vancouver has launched a project to determine if thermal imaging of homes could help residents identify heat loss and save on energy costs. The city says...

3 charged in steroid bust

3 charged in steroid bust

Vancouver Jan 5, 2017 / 12:24 pm

Three B.C. residents face charges after an investigation that officials say broke up an alleged anabolic steroid smuggling and distribution ring. The Canada...

'No threat to public'

'No threat to public'

Vancouver Jan 5, 2017 / 12:11 pm

The lawyer for a man entrapped by police into masterminding a terror plot says it is not necessary to place her client under a peace bond because a B.C. Supreme...

No heat for nine weeks

No heat for nine weeks

Burnaby Jan 5, 2017 / 5:00 am

Despite over two months of complaints to management, residents of a Burnaby apartment building say they still have no heat or hot water. The building's...

B.C. inventor makes Forbes

B.C. inventor makes Forbes

Vancouver Jan 4, 2017 / 6:28 pm

A 19-year-old B.C. inventor has made Forbes' 30 under 30 list. Ann Makosinski, a second-year student at the University of British Colombia has already...

Woman shot, gunman loose

Woman shot, gunman loose

Maple Ridge Jan 4, 2017 / 12:46 pm

Police are investigating a Maple Ridge shooting. A woman was shot inside a home on Dewdney Trunk Road Tuesday night. RCMP say her injuries appeared to be...

Climber shuts down bridge

Climber shuts down bridge

Vancouver Jan 4, 2017 / 11:31 am

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. The Lions Gate Bridge reopened to traffic after about an hour-long closure. Police said the matter was resolved, but released no other...

Scrambling for road salt

Scrambling for road salt

Vancouver Jan 4, 2017 / 10:31 am

The same day firehalls in Vancouver began handing out free road salt, several ran out. The city has been gripped by unseasonably cold weather and icy streets...

Foul play not suspected

Foul play not suspected

Delta Jan 4, 2017 / 9:38 am

Police in Delta say foul play is not suspected after human remains were found in the suburb south of Vancouver. The bones were spotted on Dec. 29 near the major...

Wild year in real estate

Wild year in real estate

Vancouver Jan 4, 2017 / 8:56 am

Home sales in Metro Vancouver dropped by 5.6 per cent in 2016, the city's real estate board said Wednesday, wrapping up a tumultuous year in one of the...

Stabbed cyclist collapses

Stabbed cyclist collapses

Surrey Jan 4, 2017 / 6:29 am

RCMP are investigating a stabbing that occurred overnight in Surrey. Police noticed a cyclist collapse about 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, near 148th Street and Ashby...

More snow on the way

More snow on the way

Vancouver Jan 3, 2017 / 8:54 pm

It's not over yet. As Lower Mainland residents deal with the recent snowfall, more of the white stuff is on the way - possibly a lot more. Environment...

Granny the orca has died

Granny the orca has died

Vancouver Jan 3, 2017 / 8:28 pm

What is believed to be the oldest member of an endangered southern orca pod has died. Granny, as she was affectionately called, was last spotted by Ken Balcomb...

City hands out free salt

City hands out free salt

Vancouver Jan 3, 2017 / 4:18 pm

Vancouver is offering its residents buckets of free road salt thanks to uncharacteristically cold and snowy winter weather, which has made some sidewalks and...

UBC regrets cancellation

UBC regrets cancellation

Vancouver Jan 3, 2017 / 1:00 pm

University of British Columbia president Santa Ono has issued an apology for the school's decision to cancel a planned speech by former Vancouver Olympic...

Big meth bust at border

Big meth bust at border

Aldergrove Jan 3, 2017 / 12:14 pm

Thirty-one kilograms of suspected methamphetamine was seized at the B.C. border in the Fraser Valley, border authorities say. The seizure was made from a driver...

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