February 19, 2018

Lawsuit launched after deadly plane crash

Passengers injured in a plane crash near Vancouver International Airport two years ago are suing the airline for damages. Six of the passengers have filed a lawsuit in BC Supreme Court against Northern Thunderbird Air Inc. The aircraft was on a charter flight from Vancouver to Kelowna, when it crashed onto Russ Baker Way, slid across the road and … [Read more...]

Full investigation launched in toxic ash produced by a Burnaby incinerator

The Ministry of Environment is making it official they are launching a full investigation into tonnes of toxic ash produced by a Burnaby incinerator and shipped to the Cache Creek landfill after CKNW broke the story last week. The Environmental protection division and the Conservation officers service will work in concernt on the … [Read more...]

Investigation launched into potentially toxic ash from Burnaby incinerator

The Minister of Environment is looking for answers in the case of potentially hazardous ash shipped to the Cache Creek landfill. Terry Lake says the ministry is investigating on several fronts including what toxicity, if any, exists in the ash shipped from a Burnaby waste to energy incinerator. "Well we are looking into that I do not have a … [Read more...]

Initiative launched in Surrey to raise awareness of domestic abuse

Surrey's banding together against domestic violence. Mayor Dianne Watts and others have kicked off the "Rakhi Project" - a crime reduction initiative designed to raise awareness of domestic abuse..... "basically what it is taking a traditional Indian ceremony where sisters traditionally tie purple bracelets on their brothers which signifies love … [Read more...]

Vancouver park board chair launched bid for provincial NDP nomination

Constance Barnes is stepping down as park board chair to seek the provincial NDP nomination in Vancouver-False Creek. "There’s just no voice, so in my opinion it's time. I'm not getting any younger. I just think in my heart and soul, it's what I want to do. I feel very passionate about this place." Barnes says she will remain as a park board … [Read more...]