February 18, 2018

Coquitlam RCMP need help finding missing man

Mounties in Coquitlam want to hear from you if you see a man reported missing on Thursday. 34 year old Dennis Koski was last seen at a public phone at the Cottonwood Pavilion on Poirier Street. Police say he seemed distraught and relatives are concerned about his well-being. Koski is described as caucasian, 6'1" tall, 232 pounds. He has brown eyes … [Read more...]

Vancouver Police appeal to the public to help find missing man in desperate need of medication

The Vancouver Police is asking for the public's help in finding a fifty-five-year-old man in desperate need of medication. Officers say Robert Gregory Lewis was last heard from at around 8 yesterday morning as family left their home on Venables Street in East Vancouver.  He was reported missing at 4:30 last night. Lewis suffers from a number … [Read more...]

Deputy Premier says people need to give Christy Clark a chance

The Deputy Premier is dismissing an Angus Reid poll which seems to show the public is none too fond of Christy Clark.  Rich Coleman was asked if he was surprised respondants to the poll found the premier to be "out of touch" "arrogant" "secretive" and "inefficient." "Yeah because she is not any of those. If I wanted to describe her she is one … [Read more...]

Police need help finding missing mentally handicapped man

Burnaby RCMP  are looking for a missing, mentally challenged, 39 year old man from the Metrotown area. Michael Duong, 39,  was last seen Tuesday, January 22 and  on public transit headed eastbound from Kingsway Avenue and Sussex Avenue in Burnaby. At that time he was wearing a black puffy jacket, blue jeans, black shirt with yellow … [Read more...]

Police need help identifying assault victim

Vancouver Police need help identifying one of the three women assaulted this morning in the downtown core. The woman was the first of three to be attacked. She was attacked by a man in the 200 block of Columbia Street. Constable Brian Montague says the Asian woman is between 70 and 80 years old with a slim build. "105 pounds, she was wearing one … [Read more...]

Crown Counsel association says courts need more than new judges

The Crown Council Association is calling the addition of nine new provincial court judges a "good first step." Association spokesperson Samiran Lakshman says while they welcome the move the province needs to now invest in other areas of the justice system, like legal aid. "These nine new judges are going to be shocked when they walk into family … [Read more...]

We need a response to possible oil spills, says Minister

BC's Environment Minister says the Federal Government has a part to play in BC's effort on an industry led oil spill response program.  Terry Lake says any oil spill or emergency response on land is clearly a provincial responsibility, but on the water, "That is kind of a shared responsibility. The Federal Government takes the lead in the … [Read more...]

Photo: Tom Cruise In “All You Need Is Kill”

Warner Bros. Pictures have released the first official image of Tom Cruise in the Doug Liman-directed sci-fi thriller "All You Need Is Kill". Cruise stars as Bill Cage, who must relive the same brutal battle against an unrelenting alien race over and over again. The film is slated to open March 14th 2014. Dark Horizons - News … [Read more...]

BCMA: Low income residents need help

Saying more change is needed to help Canada's low income residents, the new president of the Canadian Medical Association is offering some solutions to cutting overall costs,  without spending any more money. "Health care is only one element in getting a healthy population and probably not the most significant." Doctor John Haggie says … [Read more...]

Lake says no need to rush on Enbridge

A day after making five demands preempting BC's endorsement of the Northern Gateway pipeline, Environment Minister Terry Lake insists there's no rush to say yes or no to the mega-project. "We actually want to base our position on information. We are still in that information gathering stage." Lake says the environmental assessment process … [Read more...]