January 23, 2018

LAPD say no foul play suspected in Elisa Lam’s death

Los Angeles police now say they do not suspect foul play in the death of 21-year-old Elisa Lam. The young Vancouver woman was found dead inside a water tank at a downtown L.A. hotel last week, after disappearing from the place three weeks earlier. Det. Tim Marcia says investigators have no reason to believe her death was because of foul play, but … [Read more...]

Foul play not suspected in Skytrain death

Transit Police say foul play is not suspected in a deadly medical emergency at Metrotown Skytrain Station just before 11:30 this morning. The death caused the closure of that station and led to lengthy delays. Metrotown has since re-opened and service is back to normal. There is no connection between this incident and the discovery of an explosive … [Read more...]

NDP crying foul over timing of new government ad campaign

The NDP caucus chair is questioning the timing of a new government ad campaign. Shane Simpson says the commercials come just weeks after the finance minister announced seemingly strict measures aimed at reducing spending. "Months before an election... the government is prepared to spend without much care for whether it's responsible spending or … [Read more...]

Foul play not suspected in death of kayaker

Dease Lake RCMP say foul play is not suspected in the death of a kayaker in Stikine Canyon, between Highway 37 and Telegraph Creek. His body was found by rafters yesterday. Police determined he'd been kayaking with friends earlier in the week. After their successful run down the river, he returned for a second ride on his own. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

No foul play, after woman found unconscious on North Van trail

RCMP say they do not suspect foul play, after a woman was found unconscious on a hiking trail in North Vancouver. She was discovered north of Braemar Park and was taken to hospital in serious condition. And police say it appears she was not assaulted. Police are now trying to talk to people who may have seen her last to find out what … [Read more...]

Foul play not suspected in Bowen Island death

An autopsy has now been completed on human remains found last week on Bowen Island. RCMP say the remains were those of a male, but no name is being released. They add foul play is not suspected in the death. In addition, the case is not at all connected to the Jodi Henrickson case. She's the Squamish teenager who disappeared on the Island in … [Read more...]

BC is exporting more and more logs to Asia and the NDP is crying foul

  Log exports hit a record 5.5 million cubic meters last year, twice the level of 2009. New Democrat MLA Bill Routley says local mills are going begging. He notes the Government recently rejected advice to sell logs to Surrey-based Teal Jones instead of shipping them overseas, "Why is this Minister overriding the decision of the Export … [Read more...]

Foul play not suspected in deadly fire

 RCMP have determined foul play was not a factor in a house fire early this morning on Vancouver Island that left two children dead. Constable Gary O'Brien is not saying how the fire started in the house on Nanoose first nation land near Lantzville. But says officers are satisfied it is not suspicious and have turned the case over to the … [Read more...]

The NDP are crying foul over a big severance package for the former CEO of CLBC.

Shocking that is how the NDP Social Development critic is describing a $ 345,000 severance package to the ex-CEO of Community Living BC.    Nicholas Simons says families who are pleading for government dollars to help with their disabled loved ones will be furious over the news.    Simons questions how Rick Mowles could get a … [Read more...]