January 17, 2018

CBSA seizes quarter of a million dollars of steroids

A man is facing multiple charges after Canadian border services in Vancouver intercepted multiple packages of steroids sent by mail. $ 250,000 worth of the drugs were intercepted at the Vancouver International Mail Centre, destined for Halifax. CBSA says Nova Scotia resident Greg Doucette has been charged with trafficking, smuggling and importing … [Read more...]

Vancouver police under budget in second quarter

The Vancouver Police Department has released its second quarter operating results – and they’re looking good. At the halfway point of the fiscal year, the VPD is under budget by $ 453,000. The department projects it will arrive under its $ 213-million annual budget by about a slim $ 100,000 at year’s end. It expects to spend … [Read more...]

VPD release first quarter crime stats

Crime stats so far this year in Vancouver are good... and bad. Violent crimes dropped nearly seven per cent in the first three months of 2012, but property crimes are up more than three per cent. Traffic fatalities are also down 40 per cent, while response times rose more than nine. The numbers are being presented to the police board on … [Read more...]

Luna Gold narrows loss in fourth quarter

VANCOUVER - Luna Gold Corp. (TSXV:LGC) reported Friday a narrowed net loss in the fourth-quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, compared to the same period a year earlier.The Vancouver-based junior gold miner with operations in Brazil posted a net loss of US$ 109,100, compared to a net loss of $ 4.9 million the year before.The loss per share amounted to … [Read more...]

Westport net loss widens during third quarter

VANCOUVER - Green transportation technology company Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT) reports net loss for the three months ended Dec. 31 of $ 14.5 million, or 30 cents per share, compared to a net loss of $ 13.5 million, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier. … [Read more...]

Stairclimbers raise almost a quarter million for lung disease

If the topic that brought them together was grim, participants in Sunday’s Stairclimb for Clean Air were able to keep their spirits high, as almost 500 participants raised nearly $ 250,000 in support of lung health. Chris Lam, Development Manager for the stairclimb, called it a “great, great year” and “one of the best” of the six he has been … [Read more...]