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Romantic comedy series filming stunts at popular Vancouver restaurant

Romantic comedy series filming stunts at popular Vancouver restaurant

Vancouver Jun 17, 2024 / 11:51 am

A romantic comedy is filming in downtown Vancouver this week and Monday's shoot includes some high-profile locations and stunts. In a notification to the...

Uber driver who sexually propositioned teen passenger gets suspended sentence

Uber driver who sexually propositioned teen passenger gets suspended sentence

Surrey Jun 17, 2024 / 10:58 am

An Uber driver who held a teen passenger’s hand without her consent while repeatedly asking if he could pay her for sex won’t go to jail but will...

Man, 37, dead after boating incident in Mission

Man, 37, dead after boating incident in Mission

Mission Jun 17, 2024 / 10:37 am

A 37-year-old man has died after a boating incident in Mission, B.C. Police were notified on Friday at 6:30 p.m. of a small boat overturning in the water near...

Hail the size of 'small grapes' falls in 'unusual' storm for Metro Vancouver

Hail the size of 'small grapes' falls in 'unusual' storm for Metro Vancouver

Vancouver Jun 17, 2024 / 6:14 am

Metro Vancouver isn't normally hit by large hail stones but this weekend White Rock was hit by a storm which fit the towns name. Hail the size of large peas...

B.C.'s first health centre catering to francophone community to open in the fall

B.C.'s first health centre catering to francophone community to open in the fall

Vancouver Jun 16, 2024 / 1:28 pm

A new health centre dedicated to serving British Columbia's French-language speakers will open its doors this fall in Vancouver. A statement from...

‘Races’ reveals racism faced by famed North Vancouver sprinter Harry Jerome

‘Races’ reveals racism faced by famed North Vancouver sprinter Harry Jerome

North Vancouver Jun 15, 2024 / 4:30 pm

Since her revelatory new book Races released last September, Valerie Jerome has received more than a hundred emails from friends and acquaintances expressing...

B.C. kidnapper fires lawyer minutes before sentencing

B.C. kidnapper fires lawyer minutes before sentencing

Richmond Jun 15, 2024 / 10:00 am

A B.C. man who has pleaded guilty to a Richmond kidnapping fired his lawyer June 14 moments before a B.C. Supreme Court judge was to begin a sentencing hearing....

Crown wants dangerous offender status for high-risk child B.C. sex offender

Crown wants dangerous offender status for high-risk child B.C. sex offender

Vancouver Jun 14, 2024 / 6:40 pm

A dangerous offender designation will be sought for a B.C. man who has pleaded guilty to making child pornography, a Vancouver Provincial Court judge heard June...

Man who stabbed stranger in Tim Hortons to live in Vancouver

Man who stabbed stranger in Tim Hortons to live in Vancouver

Vancouver Jun 14, 2024 / 6:30 pm

Vancouver police warn that a man convicted of a violent stabbing in a downtown coffee shop will reside in the community. David Morin, 30, was convicted of...

Bear triggers police presence, lockdowns at Burnaby schools

Bear triggers police presence, lockdowns at Burnaby schools

Burnaby Jun 13, 2024 / 5:24 pm

A young bear strayed near three North Burnaby schools this week, triggering lockdowns and a police presence. A letter to Alpha Secondary School parents Thursday...

Coquitlam RCMP release Air 1 footage of 'dangerous' motorcyclist

Coquitlam RCMP release Air 1 footage of 'dangerous' motorcyclist

Coquitlam Jun 13, 2024 / 4:47 pm

Coquitlam Mounties released a video today, June 13, from a police helicopter following a motorcyclist driving erratically last month. RCMP arrested the driver...

B.C. may work with N.L. on court challenge of federal equalization payments, Eby says

B.C. may work with N.L. on court challenge of federal equalization payments, Eby says

Vancouver Jun 13, 2024 / 4:44 pm

British Columbia Premier David Eby has found an ally in his claims of unequal funding from the federal government: Newfoundland and Labrador. Eby said Thursday...

Politicians ask for audit of $3.86 billion North Shore water treatment plant

Politicians ask for audit of $3.86 billion North Shore water treatment plant

Vancouver Jun 13, 2024 / 12:57 pm

A group of local politicians from B.C.'s Lower Mainland are asking the provincial auditor general to investigate how the cost of a wastewater treatment...

Uber says new B.C. rules will increase costs, reduce demand for restaurants

Uber says new B.C. rules will increase costs, reduce demand for restaurants

Vancouver Jun 13, 2024 / 12:06 pm

Uber says regulation changes for ride-share and delivery workers in British Columbia will drive up costs and reduce demands for local restaurants. The company...

Man accused of killing Burnaby Mountie facing other charges

Man accused of killing Burnaby Mountie facing other charges

Burnaby Jun 13, 2024 / 6:36 am

The B.C. man accused in the 2022 death of a Burnaby RCMP officer also faces charges of assaulting two other people as well as resisting arrest. Jongwon Ham...

Why B.C. is poised to become a quantum technology powerhouse

Why B.C. is poised to become a quantum technology powerhouse

Vancouver Jun 12, 2024 / 5:16 pm

B.C. is on its way to becoming a global powerhouse for quantum computing, a cutting-edge technology that has the potential to transform numerous industries and...

BC premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

BC premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

Vancouver Jun 12, 2024 / 5:15 pm

Premier David Eby is expanding his criticism of what he says is an unfair share of federal funding being given to Western Canada. Eby says Ottawa's...

Driver struck by 'volleyball' sized rock on Highway 1 in Burnaby dies, police say

Driver struck by 'volleyball' sized rock on Highway 1 in Burnaby dies, police say

Burnaby Jun 12, 2024 / 1:48 pm

A driver hit by a volleyball-sized rock that smashed through her windshield on Highway 1 in Burnaby last week has died, according to police. The 34-year-old...

Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

Vancouver Jun 11, 2024 / 3:54 pm

One of Canada's most prominent museums is reopening after an 18-month upgrade for "cutting-edge" base-isolation retrofitting that would allow it...

B.C. medical tech company Kardium secures US$104M in funding

B.C. medical tech company Kardium secures US$104M in funding

Burnaby Jun 11, 2024 / 11:48 am

A B.C. medical device company specializing in helping out heartbeats is keeping capital flowing through its corporate system. Burnaby-based Kardium Inc....