February 19, 2018

Targeted victim of Surrey shooting known to police

Homicide investigators have released the name of a man shot and killed in Surrey last night. Just before seven o' clock last night police were dispatched to a "shots fired" call at 168th street and 76th avenue. They found a man on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital but he died around 1130pm. The victim has been … [Read more...]

Well known kabbadi player goes missing

Abbotsford Police are looking for a kabbadi player, who is missing after coming to Canada to participate in a number of tournaments. Liakat Ali is a well-known competitor in the South Asian sport. He was dropped off in Abbotsford by a truck driver at 7 p-m on August 10th, but never showed up for the actual tournament. Ali was last seen at Mount … [Read more...]

Businessman known for “Women are slaves” rant pleads guilty

A Surrey businessman caught on tape for a shocking, sexist tirade has entered a guilty plea in court. Rajend chetty is best known for launching a verbal attack on the sister of an employee he was accused of not paying. The janitorial company owner was accused of using Craigslist to lure vulnerable people into working for him, and then withholding … [Read more...]

Man hurt in Surrey shooting known to police

SURREY, B.C. - Surrey RCMP say the man injured in the latest shooting in that Metro Vancouver suburb is known to them, but they are releasing few other details about the Tuesday night attack.The victim has been taken to hospital with what is believed to be a gunshot wound to the back.Officers were called to a home at around 10 p.m. to find the man … [Read more...]

Clarks admits VIHA should have known better over contract

Premier Christy Clark says the Vancouver Island Health Authority staff were not following protocol when they handed a $ 180,000 communications contacts to her deputy ministers' husband, and did not tender it.  When asked on CKNW’s the world today with Gord MacDonald whether she would discipline her deputy or the head of the health … [Read more...]

Not known if Surrey shooting victim was a student

A large section of the Central City parkade in Surrey remains behind yellow police tape after a young woman was shot and killed early this morning.It happened about 1:30 this morning, just metres from the entrance to the SFU campus there. SFU's Director of Public Affairs, Don Mclachlan, says it's not uncommon for groups of students to be … [Read more...]