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Abbotsford 140-acre industrial park given the green light

Abbotsford 140-acre industrial park given the green light

Abbotsford Dec 1, 2022 / 11:34 am

A new 140-acre industrial development in Abbotsford should help alleviate one of the tightest industrial markets in British Columbia. With no new space under...

Vancouver police investigating two homicides on Downtown Eastside in span of one week

Vancouver police investigating two homicides on Downtown Eastside in span of one week

Vancouver Dec 1, 2022 / 6:14 am

Vancouver police say they're investigating the deaths of two men in their 60s who died a week apart on the city's Downtown Eastside. Police are not...

Former Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo to be inducted into team's Ring of Honour

Former Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo to be inducted into team's Ring of Honour

Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 5:45 pm

VANCOUVER — Former Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honour next season, the club announced Wednesday....

Downtown Eastside emergency: An inside look at B.C.’s busiest fire hall

Downtown Eastside emergency: An inside look at B.C.’s busiest fire hall

Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 5:09 pm

A heavy-set man in his early 50s is slumped against a wall in the courtyard of the Overdose Prevention Society in the 100-block of East Hastings Street....

Here's why Vancouver's SkyTrain got a special shoutout on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon'

Here's why Vancouver's SkyTrain got a special shoutout on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon'

Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 3:53 pm

It feels like a lifetime ago Seth Rogen was the short-lived voice of Vancouver's Transit system. The announcements lasted longer in Vancouver than they did...

Snowplows faced 'challenging' congestion on Alex Fraser Bridge, says ministry

Snowplows faced 'challenging' congestion on Alex Fraser Bridge, says ministry

Delta Nov 30, 2022 / 3:46 pm

B.C.'s Ministry of Transportation says a “full force” of de-icing crews and snowplows was still not enough to clear the Alex Fraser Bridge of...

Body of senior discovered in Gastown apartment

Body of senior discovered in Gastown apartment

Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 1:45 pm

A 65-year-old senior was found dead inside a Gastown rooming house over the weekend. Vancouver police are investigating the murder of Cameron Fairful, whose...

Business mogul Jim Pattison donates $30M to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation

Business mogul Jim Pattison donates $30M to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation

New Westminster Nov 30, 2022 / 1:41 pm

Philanthropist and business mogul Jim Pattison has made a $30-million donation to the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation in New Westminster, which will be...

'Pretty scary': Metro Vancouver man says he was stuck a whopping 12 hours in snowstorm traffic

'Pretty scary': Metro Vancouver man says he was stuck a whopping 12 hours in snowstorm traffic

Surrey Nov 30, 2022 / 1:40 pm

A man says he experienced a nightmare commuting from Vancouver to Surrey during a winter storm that wreaked havoc across the Lower Mainland. Surrey resident Lim...

'Expect considerable delays': Metro Vancouver bus users warned of reduced, cancelled service

'Expect considerable delays': Metro Vancouver bus users warned of reduced, cancelled service

Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 10:17 am

As Metro Vancouver contends with the messy aftermath of Tuesday's snowstorm - and overnight rainfall - TransLink is cautioning public transit users things...

Vancouver fire chief calls on city for $6.9 million to hire 55 firefighters

Vancouver fire chief calls on city for $6.9 million to hire 55 firefighters

Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 10:12 am

Vancouver Fire Chief Karen Fry says she will request city council provide $6.9 million in next year’s budget to hire 55 firefighters in a city that...

Surrey police decision to fall on B.C. government

Surrey police decision to fall on B.C. government

Surrey Nov 30, 2022 / 10:09 am

Surrey city council narrowly approved the development of a plan to reverse the city’s police transition and maintain the Surrey RCMP at a Nov. 28 meeting....

After a life-changing punch to the head, a long, winding road to recovery

After a life-changing punch to the head, a long, winding road to recovery

Squamish Nov 30, 2022 / 10:07 am

Jayme Schmetterling has to make painstaking preparations for simple outings most take for granted. "I've got to be really careful. Like, when I came to...

Two arrested for assault, uttering threats at Islamic Centre protest in North Vancouver

Two arrested for assault, uttering threats at Islamic Centre protest in North Vancouver

North Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 10:02 am

Two individuals were arrested during a protest at the Al Ghadir Islamic Centre earlier this month, where several worshippers were spat on, threatened and...

Traffic mayhem, power outages, plane off taxiway as snow hits B.C. south coast

Traffic mayhem, power outages, plane off taxiway as snow hits B.C. south coast

Vancouver Nov 30, 2022 / 7:24 am

The first major fall snowstorm to hit British Columbia's south coast paralyzed traffic, cut power to thousands of homes and even affected Vancouver...

Missing Coquitlam woman's vehicle found in ditch after Highway 1 crash

Missing Coquitlam woman's vehicle found in ditch after Highway 1 crash

Abbotsford Nov 29, 2022 / 4:25 pm

It appears the vehicle associated with a missing "high-risk" woman from Coquitlam was found unoccupied in a ditch east of Abbotsford earlier this...

Dutch man who harassed B.C. teenager Amanda Todd returned to the Netherlands

Dutch man who harassed B.C. teenager Amanda Todd returned to the Netherlands

Port Coquitlam Nov 29, 2022 / 2:25 pm

The man convicted of harassing and extorting British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd has been returned to the Netherlands, where the prosecution office says a...

Police shooting of suspect in Gastown triggers watchdog investigation

Police shooting of suspect in Gastown triggers watchdog investigation

Vancouver Nov 29, 2022 / 12:54 pm

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. (IIOBC) has been called in after a man was shot by police in Vancouver's Gastown neighbourhood on Monday (Nov....

Horseshoe Bay EV charging station inflicts $6K worth of car damages

Horseshoe Bay EV charging station inflicts $6K worth of car damages

North Vancouver Nov 29, 2022 / 12:22 pm

A BC Hydro electric vehicle charging station in Horseshoe Bay has damaged at least two cars, with one woman facing over $6,000 in repairs. On Thursday...

Employee sentenced for stealing gambling chips from Burnaby casino

Employee sentenced for stealing gambling chips from Burnaby casino

Burnaby Nov 29, 2022 / 9:55 am

An employee who stole thousands of dollars in gambling chips from Burnaby’s Grand Villa Casino so he could support an older brother diagnosed with cancer...