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Port Coquitlam fire crews called to scene of train derailment

Port Coquitlam fire crews called to scene of train derailment

Port Coquitlam Nov 28, 2022 / 4:29 pm

Port Coquitlam fire crews were called to the scene of a three-car train derailment on CP Rail property Monday morning. Chief Robert Kipps confirmed that...

Stabbing suspect in Richmond court Tuesday

Stabbing suspect in Richmond court Tuesday

Richmond Nov 28, 2022 / 3:27 pm

The man accused of aggravated assault in two stabbings at an Ironwood business two weeks ago will appear in court on Tuesday. Andrew Patrick Weymes was in court...

Hundreds in Vancouver rally in sympathy with China COVID protests

Hundreds in Vancouver rally in sympathy with China COVID protests

Vancouver Nov 28, 2022 / 1:41 pm

Hundreds of people have rallied in Vancouver in sympathy with rare protests that are sweeping across China in response to the country's hardline zero-COVID...

New B.C. medical school at Simon Fraser to train next generation of doctors: premier

New B.C. medical school at Simon Fraser to train next generation of doctors: premier

Surrey Nov 28, 2022 / 1:40 pm

British Columbia's New Democrat government is moving forward with an election promise to build a new medical school at Simon Fraser University's Surrey...

Mother of Cree teen who died in B.C. group home testifies at coroner's inquest

Mother of Cree teen who died in B.C. group home testifies at coroner's inquest

Abbotsford Nov 28, 2022 / 1:23 pm

In the days after her son disappeared, Samantha Chalifoux says she knocked on doors and windows of the British Columbia group home where he had been staying,...

Coroner's inquest starts into death of Cree teen who died in B.C. group home

Coroner's inquest starts into death of Cree teen who died in B.C. group home

Abbotsford Nov 28, 2022 / 6:23 am

A British Columbia coroner's jury will begin hearing evidence today into the death of an Indigenous teenager at a group home in the Fraser Valley. The body...

Stolen Coquitlam truck in B.C. highway chase not linked to recent crime spree

Stolen Coquitlam truck in B.C. highway chase not linked to recent crime spree

Coquitlam Nov 25, 2022 / 3:18 pm

Three suspects were arrested on Highway 5 between Merritt and Hope Thursday (Nov. 24) after RCMP received a report they allegedly stole a truck and were...

'It is quite scary': B.C. mom says she's waited months for her child's major heart surgery in Vancouver

'It is quite scary': B.C. mom says she's waited months for her child's major heart surgery in Vancouver

Vancouver Nov 25, 2022 / 2:39 pm

A B.C. mother says her family's life has been uprooted while waiting for an important surgery in Vancouver for her young son. Jackson Armstrong, who turns...

'The greed here is interesting': Duped B.C. renter owed $24,000 from landlord

'The greed here is interesting': Duped B.C. renter owed $24,000 from landlord

Vancouver Nov 25, 2022 / 12:21 pm

Illegally evicted Burnaby resident Kahlil Ashanti says the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB) has “no teeth” to enforce a key rental protection policy...

As Olympic officials urge B.C. to reconsider bid, MLAs raise questions about new tax tool

As Olympic officials urge B.C. to reconsider bid, MLAs raise questions about new tax tool

Vancouver Nov 25, 2022 / 11:30 am

One month after the province nixed plans for a potential 2030 Olympic bid, leaders from the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic committees are urging British...

VPD responds to video of arrest showing use of bean bag rounds, police dog

VPD responds to video of arrest showing use of bean bag rounds, police dog

Vancouver Nov 25, 2022 / 10:59 am

A video of a dramatic takedown posted to Twitter has a grassroots advocacy group calling out the Vancouver Police Department. Around 2:15 p.m. Thursday (Nov....

New Broadway Subway line opening in Vancouver delayed to 2026

New Broadway Subway line opening in Vancouver delayed to 2026

Vancouver Nov 25, 2022 / 9:46 am

The tunnel-boring machines being used to build Vancouver's Broadway Subway project are affectionately named Elise and Phyllis. The first of the...

Hastings Park neighbours angry with outdoor concert noise give PNE officials an earful

Hastings Park neighbours angry with outdoor concert noise give PNE officials an earful

Vancouver Nov 25, 2022 / 9:37 am

Pacific National Exhibition officials got an earful Tuesday night from Hastings Park neighbours, two months after a weekend hip-hop festival ended in a riot. ...

North Vancouver man pleads guilty in drunk driving death

North Vancouver man pleads guilty in drunk driving death

North Vancouver Nov 25, 2022 / 6:44 am

A North Vancouver man has pleaded guilty to two charges in the 2021 impaired driving death and serious injury of a woman and her husband. Burnaby resident...

Gang dispute believed to be behind double murder in Coquitlam, B.C.: police

Gang dispute believed to be behind double murder in Coquitlam, B.C.: police

Coquitlam Nov 25, 2022 / 6:17 am

Police in Metro Vancouver say they believe the shooting deaths of two people inside a vehicle is related to the region's ongoing gang conflict. The...

Carol Todd worries Dutch man who harassed daughter Amanda may not serve sentence

Carol Todd worries Dutch man who harassed daughter Amanda may not serve sentence

Port Coquitlam Nov 25, 2022 / 6:12 am

Carol Todd is worried the Dutch man convicted of harassing and extorting her teenage daughter, Amanda, who later died by suicide, may not serve any of the...

Coquitlam man, 25, identified as victim in Dawes Hill shooting

Coquitlam man, 25, identified as victim in Dawes Hill shooting

Coquitlam Nov 24, 2022 / 4:07 pm

A Coquitlam park and playground was behind police tape Thursday, Nov. 24 as members of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team combed the area for clues to...

Former B.C. football player facing charges of robbery, weapons and assault

Former B.C. football player facing charges of robbery, weapons and assault

Vancouver Nov 24, 2022 / 3:42 pm

A former rising B.C. football player remains in custody as he faces 21 criminal charges, including robberies, assaults and break and enters. The charges against...

This tiny solarium for rent in downtown Vancouver has an amazing view and privacy curtain

This tiny solarium for rent in downtown Vancouver has an amazing view and privacy curtain

Vancouver Nov 24, 2022 / 11:45 am

While Vancouver struggles with a housing crisis, more unusual rentals are popping up online. In Yaletown, for example, there's a solarium in a highrise...

Designer of original Canucks logo writes spicy letter to Francesco Aquilini

Designer of original Canucks logo writes spicy letter to Francesco Aquilini

Vancouver Nov 24, 2022 / 10:52 am

The West Vancouver graphic designer who created the logo worn in the first-ever NHL game for the Vancouver Canucks has a message for the team now: you should...