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Can the Canucks afford to keep Elias Lindholm?

Can the Canucks afford to keep Elias Lindholm?

Vancouver Jun 7, 2024 / 4:54 pm

The Vancouver Canucks paid a hefty price to get Elias Lindholm from the Calgary Flames. How hefty will the price be to keep him in Vancouver? The Canucks want...

BC man draws police emergency response team twice this week after assault arrest

BC man draws police emergency response team twice this week after assault arrest

Surrey Jun 7, 2024 / 4:51 pm

Police say a man whose actions prompted two calls to the Lower Mainland Integrated Emergency Response Team this week will now stay in custody until a bail...

Police in Surrey, B.C., arrest four just hours after shooting death

Police in Surrey, B.C., arrest four just hours after shooting death

Surrey Jun 7, 2024 / 4:44 pm

Police have announced the arrests of four suspects just hours after a man was shot dead in Surrey, B.C. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says quick...

B.C. to replace fleet of air ambulances by next fall, Premier David Eby says

B.C. to replace fleet of air ambulances by next fall, Premier David Eby says

Richmond Jun 7, 2024 / 2:14 pm

British Columbia will be replacing its fleet of air ambulance planes by the fall of next year, Premier David Eby said. Eby said Friday that the 12 new...

Man who murdered 13-year-old Burnaby girl covers ears during statement from her father

Man who murdered 13-year-old Burnaby girl covers ears during statement from her father

Burnaby Jun 7, 2024 / 2:09 pm

The murder of a 13-year-old girl found dead in a Burnaby park nearly seven years ago dropped like a "mountain" on the shoulders of her family, her...

Search for mountaineers missing for seven days in Garibaldi Park continues

Search for mountaineers missing for seven days in Garibaldi Park continues

Squamish Jun 7, 2024 / 1:17 pm

UPDATE 1:16 p.m. The search for three missing mountaineers who vanished seven days ago continues with a drone on Friday. Squamish Search and Rescue will focus...

Flat tax on big polluters could fund basic income, finds UBC study

Flat tax on big polluters could fund basic income, finds UBC study

Vancouver Jun 7, 2024 / 10:44 am

Providing a universal basic income to Canadians could help boost the country’s gross domestic product by $541 billion while giving its citizens a...

Ibrahim Ali faces murder sentencing hearing at B.C. Supreme Court

Ibrahim Ali faces murder sentencing hearing at B.C. Supreme Court

Burnaby Jun 7, 2024 / 6:25 am

A sentencing hearing is scheduled to begin this morning in Vancouver for Ibrahim Ali, who was convicted in December of the first-degree murder of a 13-year-old...

Police suspend search for three mountaineers missing near Squamish, B.C.

Police suspend search for three mountaineers missing near Squamish, B.C.

Squamish Jun 6, 2024 / 3:47 pm

Police in Squamish, B.C., say search and rescue teams have temporarily suspended their efforts to find three mountaineers missing for nearly a week. RCMP say...

Flair Airlines pokes fun at WestJet's new UltraBasic fare

Flair Airlines pokes fun at WestJet's new UltraBasic fare

Vancouver Jun 6, 2024 / 3:45 pm

Flair Airlines wants travellers to know it has always offered ultra-low-cost flights - and they seem to be poking fun at one of Canada's top airlines, too....

Driver in critical condition after 'unknown object' flies through windshield in Burnaby

Driver in critical condition after 'unknown object' flies through windshield in Burnaby

Burnaby Jun 6, 2024 / 3:08 pm

A driver is in critical condition after being struck by an unknown object while driving on Highway 1 in Burnaby Thursday. Police got a call shortly before 11:30...

Canada launches coastal flooding alert system

Canada launches coastal flooding alert system

Vancouver Jun 6, 2024 / 3:05 pm

The Canadian government has activated a new coastal flooding prediction and alert system to forecast and warn of storm surge, large waves and high tides across...

Vancouver mayor grieves stabbing death of 32-year-old chef near Chinatown

Vancouver mayor grieves stabbing death of 32-year-old chef near Chinatown

Vancouver Jun 6, 2024 / 12:39 pm

Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim has issued a statement saying police are working tirelessly to find the person responsible for a fatal stabbing near the city's...

Police in B.C. arrest two for theft of $2.5M worth of stolen vehicles

Police in B.C. arrest two for theft of $2.5M worth of stolen vehicles

Vancouver Jun 6, 2024 / 11:05 am

Two men face more than a dozen charges each after British Columbia's provincial auto crime team recovered 29 high-end vehicles valued at $2.5 million. RCMP...

How much Quinn Hughes content will Canucks fans get in Amazon series?

How much Quinn Hughes content will Canucks fans get in Amazon series?

Vancouver Jun 6, 2024 / 10:56 am

The NHL and Prime Video officially announced on Thursday that they will be releasing a docuseries in the fall that will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at...

Search for missing B.C. mountaineers in Garibaldi Park enters sixth day

Search for missing B.C. mountaineers in Garibaldi Park enters sixth day

Squamish Jun 6, 2024 / 7:00 am

An aerial search for three missing climbers continues early Thursday morning in Squamish. The trio of experienced mountaineers vanished on May 31 after...

D-Day veteran from Abbotsford, B.C., to receive France's highest honour

D-Day veteran from Abbotsford, B.C., to receive France's highest honour

Abbotsford Jun 6, 2024 / 6:30 am

A British Columbia Second World War veteran who landed at Normandy on D-Day 80 years ago will be presented with France's highest decoration in a ceremony in...

Helicopters set to fly over Garibaldi Park for missing B.C. mountaineers

Helicopters set to fly over Garibaldi Park for missing B.C. mountaineers

Squamish Jun 5, 2024 / 5:02 pm

UPDATE 5:00 p.m. Search and rescue members are hopeful to fly over the search area where three mountaineers went missing from. Squamish SAR manager B.J. Chute...

Lululemon sees Q1 net income hit $321M, revenues up 10%

Lululemon sees Q1 net income hit $321M, revenues up 10%

Vancouver Jun 5, 2024 / 3:45 pm

Lululemon Athletica Inc.'s chief executive says the company's year got off to "a slower start" as it navigated "ongoing choppiness"...

Vancouver natural gas leads North American cities in toxic benzene

Vancouver natural gas leads North American cities in toxic benzene

Vancouver Jun 4, 2024 / 6:25 pm

Gas stoves in several Vancouver, B.C., homes have been found to produce the most toxic benzene emissions of 17 North American cities analyzed in a new study. ...