February 19, 2018

Kits CG Base: Now you see it, now you don’t, almost overnight

The Union representing Coast Guard members is warning it won't just be the dock, the Federal Government wants to tear down the entire Kits Coast Guard Base.  Canadian Transportation Employees Union Regional Vice-President Dave Clark says it is crazy to see the Kits Base dock being removed, "It doesn't make any sense. It is interesting, I have … [Read more...]

Details slim after overnight shooting in Surrey

Surrey Mounties say the victim of an overnight shooting in the Whalley neighbourhood will recover. Gang squad officers were spotted at the scene -- on 103A Avenue near Old Yale Road -- but police aren't commenting on a possible motive. They do say the have not made any arrests. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Mayor backs overnight safety measure for Lions Gate Bridge

In the wake of a double fatal collision on the Lions Gate Bridge, the mayor of West Vancouver is backing calls to close the centre lane overnight. Mayor Michael Smith says it seems to be a sensible and logical move, "We don't want a situation where not only were two people killed, but also one of our drivers and some of our passengers … [Read more...]

Double fatality in overnight bridge crash

Two men are dead following a head-on crash on the Lions Gate Bridge. Just before midnight, the men, in their 20's, were north-bound in the centre lane when, according to witnesses, their car swerved into the southbound lane and hit the bus. 4 passengers on the Blue Bus were taken to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening … [Read more...]

Overnight car crash, fight in Vancouver

Violence in Vancouver last night – with a car crash and a fight. A woman is dead and a man in serious condition in hospital after trying to cross the street in east van. Police say a car was heading east on Kingsway when it hit the pair at Joyce. Officers are trying to figure out what happened. Later on, around 3 a.m. in the 600-block of … [Read more...]

Overnight shooting in Surrey

An overnight shooting in Surrey. A man walked up to a Mountie on King George Boulevard at 108 Avenue around midnight, claiming he had been robbed and shot. He then lead officers to a nearby home at Bolivar Road, and told them the man responsible was inside. Police found no one within. The shooting does not appear to be gang-related. The victim … [Read more...]

Overnight fires in Vancouver

Firefighters say two overnight blazes have caused extensive damage in Vancouver. The La Baguette Bakery on Granville Island is closed indefinitely after a fire started in one of its ovens around 8 p.m. That one is considered accidental. An hour later, fire at the caretaker and clubhouse facility at Columbia Park in the 5900 block of Alberta Street … [Read more...]

Overnight price jump at the pump

You may have woken up to a shock at the pumps this morning. Gas prices in much of the region soared overnight as much as seven cents per litre. Former liberal MP Dan McTeague, now with a website called Tomorrow's Gas Prices Today, says drivers have been filling up below cost for the past two weeks. McTeague says although B.C. has to pay taxes and … [Read more...]

Fans camp out overnight to buy iPhone 5

Another iPhone, another set of lineups snaking around Apple storefronts around the world. This morning, it's the iPhone 5. Once again, fans camped out all night outside the shops, including on the sidewalk outside Pacific Centre in downtown Vancouver.         “I got my cooler here, got two foot-long … [Read more...]

Overnight assault in Coquitlam

One man is in critical condition and police are searching for a suspect after a fight in Coquitlam last night. RCMP Sgt. Tony Farahbakhchian says it happened at the corner of Austin and Nelson streets around 10:30 p.m. "This individual sustained injuries, critical injuries to his head. He's been taken to RCH (Royal Columbian Hospital), and he's … [Read more...]