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Gateway challenges begin

Gateway challenges begin

Vancouver Sep 30, 2015 / 3:08 pm

Multiple legal challenges aimed at overturning the federal government's approval of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline will be heard starting tomorrow....

BC lags in data protection

BC lags in data protection

Vancouver Sep 30, 2015 / 11:55 am

British Columbia's privacy commissioner is calling for immediate action by provincial health authorities to boost protection of citizen's health...

Nurses fired en masse

Nurses fired en masse

Abbotsford Sep 30, 2015 / 11:40 am

More than two dozen nurses are being replaced in an attempt to cut costs at an Abbotsford senior's care facility. Menno Place CEO Karen Baillie says 29...

Massive apartment fire

Massive apartment fire

Surrey Sep 30, 2015 / 8:40 am

A massive apartment fire in Surrey this morning destroyed several units and forced the evacuation of the entire building. Firefighters rescued residents from...

Boy battles bear, saves dog

Boy battles bear, saves dog

Port Coquitlam Sep 29, 2015 / 9:28 pm

A 15-year-old Port Coquitlam boy battled a black bear to rescue his family dog. Pierce Ormiston started banging a wooden spoon on a pot when the bear attacked...

Sex assault suspect sought

Sex assault suspect sought

Surrey Sep 29, 2015 / 9:10 pm

Surrey RCMP are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect alleged to have committed a sexual assault. On Sept. 27, about 4:30 p.m., a male...

Gallery's new look shocks

Gallery's new look shocks

Vancouver Sep 29, 2015 / 2:35 pm

If the intention behind unveiling the striking conceptual design for the new Vancouver Art Gallery was to get people talking, then the mission has been an...

Groped on way to school

Groped on way to school

Richmond Sep 29, 2015 / 2:22 pm

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted on her way to school in Richmond this morning. RCMP responded to R.C. Palmer Secondary School and say the female student...

Blame-shifting bashed

Blame-shifting bashed

Abbotsford Sep 29, 2015 / 1:48 pm

An aboriginal agency that was caring for a foster teen who died at a British Columbia hotel says the province appears to be shifting blame for political...

Woman dies after rescue

Woman dies after rescue

Pitt Meadows Sep 29, 2015 / 11:11 am

Ridge Meadows RCMP confirm a tragic ending to a strange rescue in the Vancouver-area suburb. A twitter post from the detachment confirms a 45-year-old homeless...

Crew abandons sinking tug

Crew abandons sinking tug

Vancouver Sep 28, 2015 / 9:16 am

An 18-metre tug has gone down in the southern Georgia Strait, just west of Greater Vancouver. The Rescue Co-ordination Centre confirms the Harken 10 sank off...

Trapped inside donation bin

Trapped inside donation bin

Pitt Meadows Sep 28, 2015 / 6:42 am

Rescuers cut a woman out of a clothing donation bin Sunday evening in Pitt Meadows. It's unclear how the woman got inside the receptacle, used to donate...

13th murder of the year

13th murder of the year

Vancouver Sep 27, 2015 / 5:00 pm

Vancouver police investigators are continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding the city's 13th murder of 2015. Shortly after 2 p.m., police received...

Vandals want offender out

Vandals want offender out

Abbotsford Sep 27, 2015 / 8:18 am

A vigilante campaign to force a convicted sex offender out of an Abbotsford neighbourhood is getting dangerous. Friday night, a campaign of vandalism at the...

Living Stones, forgotten lives

Living Stones, forgotten lives

Vancouver Sep 27, 2015 / 7:29 am

A brother of one of the women murdered by Robert Pickton says he's shocked and upset after the City of Vancouver removed plaques honouring three of the...

Gunshot wound at hospital

Gunshot wound at hospital

Surrey Sep 26, 2015 / 12:40 pm

RCMP are investigating after a man showed up at a Surrey hospital with gunshot wounds. Sgt. Joe Johal says the 36-year-old arrived at around 3 a.m. Saturday...

Animal killer to move

Animal killer to move

New Westminster Sep 25, 2015 / 7:36 pm

The B.C. justice ministry is warning the public about the release of a 25-year-old woman who was convicted of brutally killing animals. The ministry issued a...

2 charged in shooting

2 charged in shooting

Surrey Sep 25, 2015 / 4:53 pm

Charges have been laid against two men accused in a shooting police say occurred near an elementary school in Surrey. RCMP say the Sept. 15 shooting is believed...

Push for rail safety

Push for rail safety

Vancouver Sep 25, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Under the spectre of the Lac-Megantic, Que., rail disaster, local politicians in British Columbia are joining with other West Coast politicians to pressure the...

Sex offender on the lam

Sex offender on the lam

Vancouver Sep 25, 2015 / 1:36 pm

Vancouver police say a high-risk sex offender has disappeared from a halfway house just hours after he began serving a 10-year long-term supervision order. A...

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