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Ruta firing justified

Ruta firing justified

Vancouver Jun 14, 2015 / 10:08 pm

A five-member oversight panel in British Columbia is justifying its recommendation that the provincial government fire its former auditor general for local...

Paramedics vs firefighters

Paramedics vs firefighters

Delta Jun 14, 2015 / 3:08 pm

British Columbia's ambulance service is criticizing a Vancouver-area municipality for expanding the medical care its firefighters can provide in emergency...

Furlong suit set to begin

Furlong suit set to begin

Vancouver Jun 14, 2015 / 2:44 pm

A freelance journalist who alleges former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong publicly portrayed her as unethical, heartless and cruel is set to have her day in...

Robbers target elderly

Robbers target elderly

Vancouver Jun 14, 2015 / 1:51 pm

VANCOUVER - Vancouver police are warning seniors to lock their doors after two separate reports of robbery against elderly downtown residents, which left one...

Uproar over breastfeeding

Uproar over breastfeeding

Maple Ridge Jun 14, 2015 / 7:12 am

A Maple Ridge restaurateur has issued an apology after a woman was told to cover up while breastfeeding her baby. Outrage on social media followed the incident...

2 nights, 2 shootings

2 nights, 2 shootings

Surrey Jun 14, 2015 / 6:54 am

For the second time in as many nights, two men were injured in a shooting incident in Surrey. Just after 10 p.m. Saturday, RCMP received reports of shots fired...

Concern over terror trial

Concern over terror trial

Vancouver Jun 14, 2015 / 6:29 am

A terrorism trial in British Columbia runs disturbingly parallel with an emerging trend in U.S. anti-terror efforts targeting some of society's most...

2 more shot in Surrey

2 more shot in Surrey

Surrey Jun 13, 2015 / 7:12 am

Two men were hospitalized late Friday after yet another shooting in Surrey. Just before 10 p.m., RCMP received several reports of shots fired on the 5700 block...

Bon Jovi to rock Stanley Park

Bon Jovi to rock Stanley Park

Vancouver Jun 13, 2015 / 6:41 am

Bon Jovi will rock Vancouver's Stanley Park this summer. The outdoor concert will be at the park's Brockton Point Oval on Aug. 22. The show will launch...

Fonda joins pipeline fight

Fonda joins pipeline fight

Vancouver Jun 13, 2015 / 6:01 am

In 1970, Jane Fonda was arrested while marching with indigenous people during the occupation of Fort Lawton in Seattle, Wa. Forty-five years later, the Academy...

Drug ring busted

Drug ring busted

Richmond Jun 12, 2015 / 5:35 pm

Richmond RCMP's Organized Crime Unit has busted a major drug ring that sold cocaine, crack and heroin. Eight people face charges following an investigation...

Aquarium says 'No'

Aquarium says 'No'

Vancouver Jun 12, 2015 / 2:17 pm

The Vancouver Aquarium's chief executive says a senator's call to stop keeping whales and dolphins in marine parks would rob Canadians of vital research...

No challenge to killer's trips

No challenge to killer's trips

Vancouver Jun 12, 2015 / 1:58 pm

The Crown will not appeal a decision granting escorted community outings to a mentally ill British Columbia man who murdered his three children. The...

Namaste, Yoga Day

Namaste, Yoga Day

Vancouver Jun 12, 2015 / 12:49 pm

UPDATE 12:30 p.m. No sooner had Premier Christy Clark backed out of a controversial "Om the Bridge" yoga event, than sponsor Lululemon pulled the pin...

Fallout of pot ruling

Fallout of pot ruling

Vancouver Jun 12, 2015 / 6:12 am

Marijuana-medicated brownies, teas and oils are now on the menu for patients who prefer ingesting their treatment, yet commercially licensed pot producers say a...

Teen charged in dad's death

Teen charged in dad's death

Vancouver Jun 11, 2015 / 4:26 pm

A 19-year-old man has been charged in the death of his father in Vancouver. Police say Alexander Shevalev was arrested Wednesday and charged with manslaughter....

X-Files back in town

X-Files back in town

Vancouver Jun 11, 2015 / 1:23 pm

It's been almost 20 years, but The X-Files has returned to Vancouver. Co-stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson have been spotted around the city and...

Mystery death still unsolved

Mystery death still unsolved

Vancouver Jun 11, 2015 / 12:42 pm

Vancouver Police are looking for a number of people who they believe could solve the mystery of how a man ended up with a deadly head injury. Officers say the...

Three wounded in shooting

Three wounded in shooting

Langley Jun 11, 2015 / 11:18 am

Police say one man is in serious condition and two others are wounded after an early morning shooting in Langley. RCMP say they received several calls about...

City's pot plan debated

City's pot plan debated

Vancouver Jun 11, 2015 / 6:05 am

If Vancouver has its way, the dozens of illegal pot shops scattered across the city will soon have business licences and health warnings hanging in their...

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