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Vancouver comedian makes U.S. TV debut on Late Late Show

Dec 5, 2021 / 7:26 am

A Vancouver comedian recently landed a gig that would become one of her career’s biggest highlights -- she also got to meet Jeff Goldblum. Sophie Buddle...

Vancouver-orchestrated $1 billion offshore shell scheme adds two more defendants

Dec 3, 2021 / 4:27 pm

Two more B.C. residents are facing stock fraud charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with an alleged billion-dollar...

Driverless electric shuttles planned for UBC's Vancouver campus

Dec 3, 2021 / 10:54 am

A proposal to bring little driverless transit vehicles to UBC has come forward. In it, BCAA and the university are planning to start two routes on the UBC...

Author Steven Galloway's defamation lawsuit can continue to trial: B.C. judge

Dec 2, 2021 / 7:26 pm

A B.C. Supreme Court judge says a defamation lawsuit filed by author Steven Galloway against a woman he claims falsely accused him of sexual and physical...

Port of Vancouver truck drivers strike averted after agreement reached

Dec 2, 2021 / 5:53 pm

A container truck driver strike at two companies serving the Port of Vancouver that was set to begin Friday will be avoided. Labour union Unifor says it has...

Vancouver fan meets actress Katherine Heigl during shooting of Firefly Lane

Dec 2, 2021 / 9:43 am

A Vancouver fan met actress Katherine Heigl this week while she's in the city filming the Netflix series Firefly Lane. Adam Davies shared an image of...

Over 2,000 kg of 'khat' was seized by border services officers

Dec 1, 2021 / 6:30 pm

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Metro Vancouver Marine Operations recently seized a container full of an illegal stimulant that was imported from...

Woman allegedly sexually assaulted inside a Vancouver SkyTrain station

Dec 1, 2021 / 6:28 pm

A woman was allegedly attacked and sexually assaulted inside of a Vancouver SkyTrain station over the weekend. The Metro Vancouver Transit Police (MVTP) is...

Woman and dog stabbed at Vancouver SkyTrain station

Nov 30, 2021 / 10:34 am

A woman and her dog were stabbed with a knife near Vancouver's Marine Drive Canada Line station and a teenaged boy may face charges. On Friday, just after...

Four men charged in Vancouver street fight

Nov 26, 2021 / 10:43 am

Four men have been charged with assault following an attack on a man in Vancouver earlier this year. John Daniel Bernardino, Aldrin Edward Caranto, Dustin Wing...

Illegal penthouse parties busted again in Vancouver

Nov 26, 2021 / 10:38 am

Vancouver police have again crashed a set of illegal parties hosted by a Vancouver man already convicted of the same crime earlier this year. In January, the...

Brigitte Cleroux claimed to be an RN, worked at BC Women’s Hospital in Vancouver

Nov 25, 2021 / 12:43 pm

A woman impersonating a registered nurse and working in a Vancouver hospital has been charged with fraud. Brigitte Cleroux, 49, has been charged with fraud over...

Vancouver mayor wants a climate levy in the city's 2022 budget

Nov 24, 2021 / 2:35 pm

Vancouver's mayor wants a new levy to fight climate change in the city's 2022 budget. If it's adopted by city council, Kennedy Stewart says the...

Vancouver street icon Roller Girl alleges police harassment as she appears in court

Nov 24, 2021 / 10:38 am

Vancouver street icon Roller Girl has been charged with rollerblading. Roller Girl, less known by Angela Dawson, claims Vancouver police put her in danger when...

Hootsuite co-founder steps down as chairman

Nov 23, 2021 / 10:40 am

Hootsuite Inc. is shaking up its boardroom, with co-founder Ryan Holmes stepping down as executive chairman and new directors joining. The Vancouver-based...

Police investigating after at least five stabbed in violent downtown Vancouver brawl

Nov 22, 2021 / 7:06 pm

A fight involving several men on Nov. 21 ended after at least five of them had stab wounds, with some of them requiring hospitalization. Police showed up at the...

Air Canada, WestJet step up Vancouver cargo flights

Nov 22, 2021 / 5:53 pm

Canadian airlines are increasing cargo flights in and out of Vancouver to ensure needed goods get to store shelves, and manufacturers can get products out of...

Vancouver's barge on the beach is staying put a little longer

Nov 22, 2021 / 1:00 pm

For Team Barge there's some good news, after this weekend's high tide the barge in English Bay remained. And it'll stay there for a couple of weeks...

Few alternatives for cargo ships at Vancouver port as rail links still broken

Nov 19, 2021 / 10:38 am

For a port already dealing with congestion and traffic jams prior to this month’s “atmospheric river” rainstorm disaster, the cutting off of...

Vancouver's Stanley Park seawall closed by storm damage

Nov 19, 2021 / 9:59 am

The storm that wreaked havoc across southern B.C. this week also beat up one of Vancouver’s favourite footpaths. Images on social media shows chunks of...