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Cost to return flooded B.C. community to nature nears $1 billion

Cost to return flooded B.C. community to nature nears $1 billion

Abbotsford Jun 3, 2024 / 11:00 am

Buying out all the properties built in an old Abbotsford, B.C., lakebed hit by devastating floods in 2021 could cost nearly $1 billion. But that’s less...

Search underway for missing climbers in Garibaldi Provincial Park, near Squamish

Search underway for missing climbers in Garibaldi Provincial Park, near Squamish

Squamish Jun 2, 2024 / 7:35 pm

There is currently an ongoing search for missing climbers in the Sea to Sky Corridor. Squamish RCMP say that on Friday evening, May 31, three mountaineers were...

B.C. RCMP, Squamish Search and Rescue looking for missing climbers

B.C. RCMP, Squamish Search and Rescue looking for missing climbers

Squamish Jun 2, 2024 / 3:57 pm

A spokeswoman for Squamish Search and Rescue in British Columbia says an "active search" is underway for three experienced mountaineers who have been...

Vancouver driver arrested after crashing into vehicles, narrowly missing pedestrians

Vancouver driver arrested after crashing into vehicles, narrowly missing pedestrians

Vancouver Jun 2, 2024 / 2:05 pm

Vancouver police say they are recommending multiple dangerous driving and impaired driving charges for a man who crashed his car into several other vehicles and...

Vancouver synagogue holding service after arson attack

Vancouver synagogue holding service after arson attack

Vancouver Jun 1, 2024 / 6:15 am

A Vancouver synagogue is set to hold its first service after an arson attack charred the building's front door and left the Jewish community shaken. Rabbi...

Vancouver police arrest 14 pro-Palestinian protesters after rail lines blocked

Vancouver police arrest 14 pro-Palestinian protesters after rail lines blocked

Vancouver May 31, 2024 / 8:24 pm

Police have arrested 14 people at a protest by pro-Palestinian demonstrators who were blocking rail lines in Vancouver on Friday. Cst. Tania Visintin said...

B.C. man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of wife, Naomi Onotera, in 2021

B.C. man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of wife, Naomi Onotera, in 2021

Surrey May 31, 2024 / 5:14 pm

British Columbia homicide investigators say a 49-year-old man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2021 death of his wife, Naomi Onotera. A statement from...

Metro Vancouver rejects significant cost sharing on $2.8B North Shore sewage plant overrun

Metro Vancouver rejects significant cost sharing on $2.8B North Shore sewage plant overrun

North Vancouver May 31, 2024 / 4:39 pm

The North Shore won’t be getting a lot of help from the rest of Metro Vancouver when it comes to paying for almost $3 billion in cost overruns on the...

Unifor alleges Amazon ramped up hiring at B.C. warehouse ahead of union vote

Unifor alleges Amazon ramped up hiring at B.C. warehouse ahead of union vote

Delta May 31, 2024 / 3:52 pm

Unifor has filed an unfair labour practice complaint against Amazon amid a vote by workers at a Delta, B.C., warehouse over whether they want to join the union....

Incendiary device thrown at Vancouver synagogue, says Jewish federation

Incendiary device thrown at Vancouver synagogue, says Jewish federation

Vancouver May 31, 2024 / 8:56 am

The Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver says an "incendiary device" was thrown at the front doors of a synagogue in the city and police are...

Advocacy group shut out of B.C. drug policy forum

Advocacy group shut out of B.C. drug policy forum

Richmond May 30, 2024 / 5:35 pm

A group representing parents who have lost loved ones to the toxic drug crisis were shut out of a drug policy conference in Richmond on Thursday. The venue was...

Court certifies flooding lawsuit against Abbotsford, B.C., as class action

Court certifies flooding lawsuit against Abbotsford, B.C., as class action

Abbotsford May 30, 2024 / 2:26 pm

A judge has certified a class-action lawsuit alleging destruction in the November 2021 atmospheric river flooding in the Fraser Valley was magnified by improper...

B.C. man to have jury trial in fatal Chinatown stabbing

B.C. man to have jury trial in fatal Chinatown stabbing

Vancouver May 30, 2024 / 6:03 am

A Surrey man will have a B.C. Supreme Court jury trial in spring 2025 on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing of a man in...

Suspected B.C. gangland killer still awaiting legal aid

Suspected B.C. gangland killer still awaiting legal aid

Vancouver May 29, 2024 / 6:34 pm

A suspected B.C. gangster brought back to British Columbia after years of eluding police is awaiting legal aid approval for his defence, a B.C. Supreme Court...

'Wouldn't have survived': Two baby seals rescued in B.C.

'Wouldn't have survived': Two baby seals rescued in B.C.

White Rock May 29, 2024 / 5:28 pm

Two baby harbour seals needed to be rescued in B.C. after being found in dire condition. The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Society (VAMMR) was...

Police move on pro-Palestinian protesters at University of B.C. campus

Police move on pro-Palestinian protesters at University of B.C. campus

Vancouver May 29, 2024 / 12:42 pm

Police have moved on pro-Palestinian protesters at the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, with video on social media showing lines of officers...

Man serving second-degree murder sentence dies in B.C. prison

Man serving second-degree murder sentence dies in B.C. prison

Abbotsford May 29, 2024 / 11:49 am

An inmate at a B.C. prison has died while serving a sentence for second-degree murder. Bradley Wade Koester was in custody at Pacific Institution in Abbotsford...

B.C. lawyer ordered to pay $29K to neighbour for failed 'vexatious' lawsuit

B.C. lawyer ordered to pay $29K to neighbour for failed 'vexatious' lawsuit

Vancouver May 29, 2024 / 11:49 am

A court registrar has ordered Vancouver real estate and corporate lawyer Naomi Arbabi to pay her neighbour Colleen McLelland nearly $30,000 after a failed...

DNA match leads to conviction 22 years after B.C. sexual assault

DNA match leads to conviction 22 years after B.C. sexual assault

Richmond May 29, 2024 / 9:59 am

Police in Metro Vancouver say a DNA match led to a man's arrest and conviction more than 22 years after he broke into a woman's home and sexually...

Photo of stabbing suspect released by Surrey police

Photo of stabbing suspect released by Surrey police

Surrey May 28, 2024 / 5:50 pm

Police in Surrey have released a photo of a suspect after a woman was stabbed in public. The woman was allegedly assaulted with a weapon just after 7 a.m. on...