January 23, 2018

We’re asking for salmon trouble, says biologist

A noted salmon activist is touring with a new documentary she says spells out the cover up of dangerous viruses in farmed salmon.  Alexandra Morton says fish farming and aquaculture is not bad, but putting them in the ocean on salmon migration routes could lead to disaster, "It is risky to allow pathogens to get into a feedlot and pour out. I … [Read more...]

Vancouver Police asking the public for help in locating missing woman

Vancouver Police are appealing to the public for help in finding a 33-year-old woman who has not been seen since Thursday. They say Kimberley Violet Halkett was last seen January 31st leaving her hotel room in the 500 block of Richards street. She’s described as 5'7" with a medium build and long black hair. At the time she disappeared she was … [Read more...]

Transportation Minister asking other operators to fill Greyhound’s holes

Now that a major commercial bus operator is cutting service to rural parts of BC, the Transportation Minister is encouraging other companies to fill the void. Mary Polak says she can't force Greyhound to cancel cuts, but she's still working to improve service across the province. "There are private carriers who are expressing interest to us. … [Read more...]

Surrey mounties asking for witness information after alleged attempted assault

Surrey mounties are asking for help from anyone who may have witnessed an attempted sexual assault early in the morning on Wednesday. RCMP say it happened in the area of 128th Street and 96th Avenue. They say a woman in her early 40's was approached by a man as she was searching for recyclable discarded clothing behind a business about 4:30 that … [Read more...]

Former NHL star is asking the judge to throw the book at his former coach and abuser

Former NHL star Theo Fleury is asking the courts not to show any leniency, as a sentencing hearing gets underway for his former junior coach, and abuser, Graham James. Fleury can't face his abuser in court -- due to a contractual engagement -- so instead, he's releasing his impact statement to the public. His voice cracking, Fleury is asking the … [Read more...]