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Abbotsford commercial poultry flock latest to test positive for avian flu in B.C.

Abbotsford commercial poultry flock latest to test positive for avian flu in B.C.

May 19, 2022 / 4:15 pm

Avian flu has been found in a commercial flock in the Fraser Valley, the same area where 80 per cent of British Columbia's poultry farms are located....

Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

May 19, 2022 / 2:33 pm

A woman convicted of impersonating an Ontario nurse — and already facing related charges in Vancouver — may soon have more legal issues to deal...

In B.C., the government will now pay for 75% of an EV charging station

In B.C., the government will now pay for 75% of an EV charging station

May 18, 2022 / 11:41 am

The B.C. and federal governments will increase funding to help individuals, businesses and municipalities install electric vehicle charging stations in a rebate...

Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

May 18, 2022 / 9:50 am

The CBSA is reminding travellers to make life easy for themselves and others this May long weekend. The border agency – while working to mitigate long...

Vancouver’s Tasktop acquired a year after raising US$100M

Vancouver’s Tasktop acquired a year after raising US$100M

May 18, 2022 / 8:57 am

Texas-based Planview Inc. revealed Wednesday it’s signed a definitive agreement to acquire the 200-person West Coast software firm in a deal expected to...

B.C. dad's tweet sparks viral empathy after son's lonely birthday party

B.C. dad's tweet sparks viral empathy after son's lonely birthday party

May 17, 2022 / 4:11 pm

Vancouver resident David Chen was hoping last Saturday’s birthday party was going to be a blast for his son Max, who is on the autism spectrum. As it...

North Vancouver teacher suspended for 'back breaker' on students

North Vancouver teacher suspended for 'back breaker' on students

May 17, 2022 / 4:03 pm

A North Vancouver elementary school teacher has been suspended for five days for a series of incidents, including performing a wrestling move known as...

Vancouver real estate downturn has already started

Vancouver real estate downturn has already started

May 17, 2022 / 2:55 pm

Vancouver’s real estate sector is in a downturn that could steepen regardless of whether the province falls into recession. How painful the hit to the...

Accused Langara, SkyTrain flasher now faces UBC washroom charge

Accused Langara, SkyTrain flasher now faces UBC washroom charge

May 17, 2022 / 2:02 pm

The man charged in connection with a series of flashing incidents at Langara College is now facing a similar charge related to a UBC incident. Christopher Kumar...

Whale mail? Canada Post reveals stamps to spotlight endangered species

Whale mail? Canada Post reveals stamps to spotlight endangered species

May 16, 2022 / 4:47 pm

Canada Post has launched a series of stamps emblazoned with the likeness of five endangered whale species in a bid to bring attention to the multiple threats...

Batten down the hatches: Environment Canada expects windy, wet storm to hit Vancouver

Batten down the hatches: Environment Canada expects windy, wet storm to hit Vancouver

May 16, 2022 / 2:39 pm

Environment Canada is warning Metro Vancouver residents to prepare for a spring storm. In a special weather statement for the region, the federal agency warns...

Serial Richmond rapist loses sentence appeal

Serial Richmond rapist loses sentence appeal

May 16, 2022 / 2:04 pm

A serial rapist from Richmond has lost his appeal against his indefinite prison sentence. Novid Dadmand, now 36, was given the term four years ago when he was...

59 cats and kittens and one injured ewe found in 'extremely unsanitary conditions' in Surrey

59 cats and kittens and one injured ewe found in 'extremely unsanitary conditions' in Surrey

May 16, 2022 / 1:57 pm

Fifty-nine cats and kittens and one injured ewe were rescued from a property in the Cloverdale area of Surrey last Friday, May 13 by the BC SPCA. The animals...

Vancouver police think speed was factor after car crosses into traffic, takes flight

Vancouver police think speed was factor after car crosses into traffic, takes flight

May 16, 2022 / 12:43 pm

Vancouver police say they believe speed was a factor in a four-car collision that killed one person and sent two others to hospital on Monday. Police say in a...

Man faces multiple sex assault charges after allegedly groping strangers in downtown Vancouver

Man faces multiple sex assault charges after allegedly groping strangers in downtown Vancouver

May 16, 2022 / 11:42 am

Police are commending two women who were allegedly groped by the same man for their quick thinking this weekend. Both were assaulted within minutes of each...

B.C. to launch 'circle of care' for neurodiverse kids but parents have many questions

B.C. to launch 'circle of care' for neurodiverse kids but parents have many questions

May 16, 2022 / 6:08 am

British Columbia is set to launch one-stop support centres for children with issues like ADHD, autism and Down syndrome, but parents say promises of a no-wait...

Cost of housing is a chronic municipal election issue

Cost of housing is a chronic municipal election issue

May 14, 2022 / 10:26 am

Vancouver housing prices keep hitting record highs – so it’s no surprise that affordability will be a point of contention during the municipal...

Do you know this man? Burnaby RCMP seek suspect in indecent act

Do you know this man? Burnaby RCMP seek suspect in indecent act

May 14, 2022 / 9:40 am

Burnaby RCMP are working to identify the suspect in an indecent act on Lougheed Highway, where a driver was spotted masturbating in his car. Police are calling...

Driver dead in crash involving 1932 Roadster in Langley

Driver dead in crash involving 1932 Roadster in Langley

May 14, 2022 / 5:48 am

A man is dead after a crash involving a classic car in Langley, B.C. RCMP say the crash occurred just after 4 p.m. Friday in the 20700 block of Grade Crescent...

Man attacks 15-year-old boy from behind in Vancouver mall

Man attacks 15-year-old boy from behind in Vancouver mall

May 13, 2022 / 4:39 pm

Vancouver Police are releasing a video of an alleged "seemingly random assault" on a teenager in the hopes that people will come forward. On March 8...