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YVR ranks as best airport in Canada, second in North America: Skytrax

YVR ranks as best airport in Canada, second in North America: Skytrax

Richmond Mar 20, 2023 / 4:06 pm

Air travellers say Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is the best airport in Canada, the second-best airport in North America and the 20th best airport in...

Okanagan convoy vehicles hit by paint while travelling to Vancouver rally

Okanagan convoy vehicles hit by paint while travelling to Vancouver rally

Vancouver Mar 20, 2023 / 3:46 pm

Police are investigating after numerous vehicles were hit with paint while people were driving in Vancouver. Mariane Nielsen had travelled to the Lower...

Feds spend $26M on growth and innovation of Vancouver-based companies

Feds spend $26M on growth and innovation of Vancouver-based companies

Vancouver Mar 20, 2023 / 3:30 pm

The federal government is doling out cash in British Columbia to help in the growth and innovation of 10 Vancouver-based companies. Harjit Sajjan, the minister...

Video captures moment propane tank explodes in tent in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Video captures moment propane tank explodes in tent in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Vancouver Mar 20, 2023 / 2:02 pm

A frightening moment was caught on camera this weekend as a fire broke out in a tent set up in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Inside the tent on Main near...

'Joy-riding teens' car collides with Vancouver police car, injures officer

'Joy-riding teens' car collides with Vancouver police car, injures officer

Vancouver Mar 20, 2023 / 12:46 pm

A Vancouver police officer had to be hospitalized early Monday morning after a car allegedly doing donuts collided with the vehicle he was in. The officer and...

Sexual assault charges laid against Surrey/Delta doctor

Sexual assault charges laid against Surrey/Delta doctor

Surrey Mar 20, 2023 / 12:44 pm

A practicing doctor in Surrey and Delta is facing several sexual assault charges. Doctor Olumuyiwa Bamgbade, previously charged by Surrey RCMP in September 2022...

Burnaby residents rally to oppose removing parkland at Fraser Foreshore

Burnaby residents rally to oppose removing parkland at Fraser Foreshore

Burnaby Mar 20, 2023 / 7:30 am

The message from protesters was clear: don't mess with Burnaby's parks. At a rally made up of various grassroots activists, Burnaby residents came out...

Vancouver firefighters douse flames in Chinatown apartment fire

Vancouver firefighters douse flames in Chinatown apartment fire

Vancouver Mar 19, 2023 / 5:00 pm

Fire fighters were busy in Chinatown Sunday morning after flames engulfed an apartment in Chinatown. Vancouver Fire Rescue Services was called around 7:45 a.m....

B.C. officers use spike belt to arrest 'prolific offender' in alleged stolen vehicle

B.C. officers use spike belt to arrest 'prolific offender' in alleged stolen vehicle

Abbotsford Mar 19, 2023 / 2:37 pm

Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a "prolific offender" has been arrested after officers used a spike belt to prevent the suspect from fleeing in an...

'No Indian': Racist Vancouver rental ad not surprising to property manager

'No Indian': Racist Vancouver rental ad not surprising to property manager

Vancouver Mar 18, 2023 / 2:00 pm

A Vancouver online rental listing is raising concerns for being racist and violating the human rights code. The advertisement posted on Craigslist for a...

Former BC Lions defensive back jailed for sexually exploiting a minor

Former BC Lions defensive back jailed for sexually exploiting a minor

Richmond Mar 17, 2023 / 6:10 pm

Warning: This story contains details of grooming and sexual exploitation of an underaged person and may be disturbing to some readers. A former NFL and CFL...

Vancouver's Penthouse strip club reveals pair of cheeky St. Paddy's Day messages

Vancouver's Penthouse strip club reveals pair of cheeky St. Paddy's Day messages

Vancouver Mar 17, 2023 / 2:13 pm

Famous for providing some comic relief during the pandemic, a popular Vancouver adult nightclub continues to garner laughs with witty messages on its...

Multi-month Nexus backlog holding up Canada-U.S. cross-border travel flows

Multi-month Nexus backlog holding up Canada-U.S. cross-border travel flows

Vancouver Mar 17, 2023 / 2:11 pm

Vancouverites can now day-trip to Seattle by train. Amtrak announced last week that it has fully restored its Cascadia corridor train service, once again...

No foul play suspected in emergency that shut down Coquitlam SkyTrain stations yesterday

No foul play suspected in emergency that shut down Coquitlam SkyTrain stations yesterday

Coquitlam Mar 17, 2023 / 2:02 pm

No foul play is suspected in a "tragic" incident that occurred outside the Coquitlam Central Sky Train station on Thursday afternoon. Just after 2...

B.C. high court orders a new trial for former X-ray tech convicted of sexual assault

B.C. high court orders a new trial for former X-ray tech convicted of sexual assault

Vancouver Mar 17, 2023 / 1:04 pm

A British Columbia man convicted of sexually assaulting two women has been granted a new trial after the B.C. Court of Appeal ruled the trial judge used...

Vancouver dog daycare ordered to reimburse pooch pass over unneutered dog

Vancouver dog daycare ordered to reimburse pooch pass over unneutered dog

Vancouver Mar 17, 2023 / 1:00 pm

A Vancouver dog daycare has been ordered to partially refund a man whose dog was banned for acting aggressively. Dan On had purchased a $693 20-day pass from...

'Troubled' Eby seeks CSIS briefing on alleged Chinese meddling in Vancouver election

'Troubled' Eby seeks CSIS briefing on alleged Chinese meddling in Vancouver election

Vancouver Mar 17, 2023 / 12:14 pm

British Columbia Premier David Eby says he's "very troubled" by allegations of Chinese interference in Vancouver's municipal elections last...

Marrisa Shen murder trial set to begin next month

Marrisa Shen murder trial set to begin next month

Burnaby Mar 17, 2023 / 10:45 am

Jury selection for the trial of a man accused in the 2017 murder of 13-year-old Marrisa Shen began in Vancouver Supreme Court this morning after numerous...

Police, arson team investigate body found in Burnaby park

Police, arson team investigate body found in Burnaby park

Burnaby Mar 17, 2023 / 10:19 am

Police and arson investigators were on scene at a Burnaby park where a body was found Thursday. Burnaby RCMP located a deceased person at a “structure...

Tuberculosis case identified at New Westminster Secondary School

Tuberculosis case identified at New Westminster Secondary School

New Westminster Mar 17, 2023 / 10:17 am

A tuberculosis case at New Westminster Secondary School prompted Fraser Health to issue exposure notifications to some students and staff just before March...

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