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Crown wants 10 years jail for Surrey accidental shooting, body burning

Crown wants 10 years jail for Surrey accidental shooting, body burning

Surrey Oct 5, 2022 / 5:17 pm

A Surrey man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and offering an indignity to a human body in connection with his girlfriend's 2017 death should be...

Supreme Court of Canada hears Surrey Six mass murder appeal

Supreme Court of Canada hears Surrey Six mass murder appeal

Surrey Oct 5, 2022 / 5:09 pm

Two men convicted in the 2007 Surrey Six mass murder were before the Supreme Court of Canada Tuesday as the justices heard a prosecution appeal of a B.C. appeal...

Richmond fatal shooting victim named

Richmond fatal shooting victim named

Richmond Oct 5, 2022 / 1:13 pm

A 21-year-old man from Toronto has been identified as the shooting victim who died in Richmond on Sunday night. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team...

Vancouver police probe Komagata Maru memorial vandalism, after smashing of Olympic cauldron

Vancouver police probe Komagata Maru memorial vandalism, after smashing of Olympic cauldron

Vancouver Oct 5, 2022 / 12:11 pm

Police are investigating the vandalism of the Komagata Maru memorial on Vancouver's downtown waterfront, and whether it's connected to the recent...

Watch: Mother racoon rescues baby that fell at North Van SeaBus terminal

Watch: Mother racoon rescues baby that fell at North Van SeaBus terminal

North Vancouver Oct 5, 2022 / 7:39 am

A baby raccoon helplessly slumps on the ground. Its mother climbs down a nearby pole and hovers over the young one. A growing contingent of onlookers watch and...

Alleged gangster arrested at Burnaby mall with loaded gun pleads guilty

Alleged gangster arrested at Burnaby mall with loaded gun pleads guilty

Burnaby Oct 5, 2022 / 6:54 am

A 25-year-old man accused of hanging around a busy Burnaby mall with a loaded handgun tucked into his pants at the height of a spate of deadly Lower Mainland...

Wrong-way drunk driver in North Van handed 90-day ban

Wrong-way drunk driver in North Van handed 90-day ban

North Vancouver Oct 5, 2022 / 6:47 am

A drunk driver in North Vancouver narrowly avoided zooming onto a highway in the wrong direction Friday night. North Vancouver RCMP officers were driving on...

Man pleads guilty to killing three, including mother and brother in Langley, B.C.

Man pleads guilty to killing three, including mother and brother in Langley, B.C.

Langley Oct 4, 2022 / 6:06 pm

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says a man from Langley, B.C., has pleaded guilty to murdering three people in 2020, including his mother and...

Small wildfire in Metro Vancouver regional park no longer burning out of control

Small wildfire in Metro Vancouver regional park no longer burning out of control

Coquitlam Oct 4, 2022 / 3:33 pm

The Metro Vancouver Regional District says a small wildfire sparked in a park last weekend is being held at 14 hectares and no longer considered out of control....

'Maddening': Police release video of vandals smashing Vancouver Olympic Cauldron

'Maddening': Police release video of vandals smashing Vancouver Olympic Cauldron

Vancouver Oct 4, 2022 / 3:30 pm

Vancouver Police have released security footage of two people who smashed the 2010 Olympic Cauldron over the weekend. Just after 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 1, the video...

PNE announces new Winter Fair music and entertainment lineup

PNE announces new Winter Fair music and entertainment lineup

Vancouver Oct 4, 2022 / 9:52 am

The Pacific National Exhibition is taking a page from its own book. Inspired by their own legendary annual summertime Fair, the holiday season in Vancouver will...

Vandals smash Olympic Cauldron in downtown Vancouver

Vandals smash Olympic Cauldron in downtown Vancouver

Vancouver Oct 4, 2022 / 9:37 am

Vancouver Police say they are conducting an investigation after a cultural landmark was smashed by vandals in downtown Vancouver over the weekend. Sometime...

Tribunal orders B.C. strata to fix 'disgusting mud pit'

Tribunal orders B.C. strata to fix 'disgusting mud pit'

Surrey Oct 4, 2022 / 9:35 am

A Surrey strata has been ordered to hire a landscape architect to help it repair drainage problems in the common property yard. Unit owner Lukas Hestvik...

Vancouver home sales down 46% from last Sept., 10% from August

Vancouver home sales down 46% from last Sept., 10% from August

Vancouver Oct 4, 2022 / 7:28 am

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says September's home sales dropped by 46 per cent since last year and 10 per cent from August as interest rate...

China's new envoy to B.C. marks National Day, met with protest

China's new envoy to B.C. marks National Day, met with protest

Vancouver Oct 3, 2022 / 7:32 pm

The Chinese Communist Party’s new, top envoy to British Columbia marked his first National Day of the People’s Republic of China in downtown...

Attempted murder conviction overturned in deadly Burnaby shooting over $80

Attempted murder conviction overturned in deadly Burnaby shooting over $80

Burnaby Oct 3, 2022 / 3:42 pm

A 45-year-old man found guilty of murder and attempted murder for a 2006 Burnaby shooting over an $80 debt and an insult to his mother has succeeded in getting...

Six bystanders prevent violent attack on woman in downtown Vancouver

Six bystanders prevent violent attack on woman in downtown Vancouver

Vancouver Oct 3, 2022 / 2:35 pm

Several people stopped a violent attack on a woman last night in downtown Vancouver, say Vancouver Police. On Sunday (Oct. 2) just after 6 p.m., a 29-year-old...

YVR traffic returns to pre-pandemic levels

YVR traffic returns to pre-pandemic levels

Vancouver Oct 3, 2022 / 2:14 pm

The crush of air travellers through Vancouver International Airport (YVR) continued in September, signalling that the hard-hit aviation sector is returning to...

Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

Port Coquitlam Oct 3, 2022 / 1:58 pm

A mother whose teenage daughter died by suicide 10 years ago says police need to take online harassment seriously and not shame victims into thinking they...

Judicial review sought of fire order to remove tents off Vancouver street

Judicial review sought of fire order to remove tents off Vancouver street

Vancouver Oct 3, 2022 / 12:03 pm

Two women who were sheltering in tents on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside have launched a court challenge of an order to dismantle the street encampment. A...