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Elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle in Abbotsford

May 27, 2022 / 4:58 pm

Two elderly people were struck by a vehicle in Abbotsford and are suffering serious, life-threatening injuries. Abbotsford Police responded to the serious...

Vancouver airline pandemic job loss yields $168,609 court award

May 27, 2022 / 4:56 pm

B.C. Supreme court has awarded a Vancouver woman who lost her job with Cathay Pacific Airways due to pandemic cutbacks $168,609 in damages. Justice Gary...

New SkyTrain, electric buses part of B.C.'s $2.4B for transit in Metro Vancouver

May 27, 2022 / 3:01 pm

The B.C. government says a Surrey-to-Langley SkyTrain line and electrified bus fleets are among the projects that will benefit from a $2.4-billion investment in...

Vancouver police say woman arrested after allegedly abducting two children

May 27, 2022 / 12:17 pm

UPDATE 12:15 p.m. Police say a woman has been arrested in connection with the abduction of two children in Vancouver. Const. Tania Visintin says the woman took...

BC gaming inspector faces 37 fraud, bribery and bogus licence charges

May 27, 2022 / 10:05 am

A B.C. gaming inspector had a May 26 court appearance on 37 immigration fraud, bribery and bogus licence charges related to alleged corruption at...

Investigation into body in Surrey park handed over to IHIT

May 27, 2022 / 9:31 am

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. Surrey RCMP have turned over the investigation into the discovery of a body in Hazelnut Meadows Park to the Integrated Homicide Investigation...

Surrey man dies from injuries in Whalley-area shooting

May 26, 2022 / 5:05 pm

The RCMP say a 58-year-old Surrey man has died after suffering serious injuries in a shooting in the city's Whalley neighbourhood last weekend. The Mounties...

North Van strata must build hillside tram for disabled senior, tribunal rules

May 26, 2022 / 3:45 pm

A Deep Cove strata has been ordered to install a hillside tram to assist a senior resident who has been housebound for more than two years. Gerald Testar, 84,...

Court delays worry lawyer for ex-Vancouver school trustee entangled in underage sex sting

May 26, 2022 / 3:34 pm

The lawyer for a former Vancouver school trustee charged with communicating for sexual services of a person under the age of 18 is concerned about the length of...

Vancouverites offer to hold spots in passport lines for fees of up to $800

May 26, 2022 / 9:56 am

People continue to post ads offering to hold space in Metro Vancouver passport lines weeks after exasperated locals shared photos of gargantuan lines snaking...

Man in crisis on Canada Line bridge led to train service shut down

May 26, 2022 / 9:50 am

The shutting down of the Canada Line during rush hour on Thursday morning was due to a man threatening to throw himself off the sky bridge between Vancouver and...

Homicide investigation begins after death of Abbotsford assault victim

May 26, 2022 / 6:48 am

Homicide investigators have been called after an assault turned deadly in Abbotsford. Police say they were called to the parking lot of a large shopping mall in...

Trudeau cancelled B.C. appearance after RCMP warned protest could escalate: source

May 26, 2022 / 6:18 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cancelled plans to appear in person at a Liberal fundraiser in British Columbia Tuesday after RCMP warned an aggressive protest...

92-year-old senior assaulted by stranger on West Van Seawalk

May 25, 2022 / 4:35 pm

A 52-year-old woman has been arrested after an unprovoked attack on a 92-year-old man on the West Vancouver Seawalk. The attack happened just after 3 p.m....

TransLink says ridership recovery outpacing other North American systems

May 25, 2022 / 1:11 pm

Metro Vancouver's transportation authority says its recovery of ridership that plummeted during the pandemic has been stronger than many other North...

Democracy threatened if aggressive protesters make Canadians feel unsafe: Trudeau

May 25, 2022 / 12:50 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the safety of Canadians participating in democracy should never be jeopardized by the kinds of racist insults and threats of...

Early morning shooting in Maple Ridge leaves one person injured

May 25, 2022 / 11:26 am

A man was shot early Wednesday morning inside a Maple Ridge house. Ridge Meadows RCMP officers responded to a residence in the 11300-block McDougal Street at...

PNE summer concert lineup includes Barenaked Ladies, B-52's, Beach Boys

May 25, 2022 / 10:30 am

Vancouver's Pacific National Exhibition has released the lineup for its 2022 PNE Summer Nights concerts, featuring a range of diverse talent spanning...

Cougar warning posted near Coquitlam elementary school

May 25, 2022 / 10:03 am

A cougar sighting near a Coquitlam school and park has a neighbourhood on edge. A sign indicating a cougar is in the area has been posted next to Riverview Park...

Federal, BC governments pledge $15M each for 2025 Invictus Games

May 25, 2022 / 9:47 am

The federal and British Columbia governments are each committing $15 million in support of the 2025 Invictus Games in Vancouver and Whistler. Prime Minister...