February 21, 2018

Suspect in Metrotown attack reaches out to police

A wheelchair-bound man who's accused of attacking a pregnant woman at the Metrotown Skytrain station in February has come forward and given a statement to Transit Police. Police say "new information has been gathered, which broadens the scope of the investigation." So far, no charges have been laid. Police say the man came forward after the story … [Read more...]

CAW reaches deal with Coast Mountain bus company

Two locals with the Canadian Autoworkers union, 111 and 2200, have reached tentative three year deals with Coast Mountain bus company. Over 47 hundred operators, mechanics, maintenance and Seabus workers will vote on the deal in early February. The union executive is recommending ratification of the deal. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Premier reaches out to fired DJ

She has been away on holidays and not available to comment on a list of topics. But Premier Christy Clark has reached out to a DJ who got fired from his job in Courtenay. Justin "Drex" Wilcombes was let go after asking the Premier a question about being a "MILF". On his Twitter feed, "Drex" says he's now received a call from the Premier, and she … [Read more...]

Hydro reaches deal with COPE 378

BC Hydro has reached a tentative deal with inside workers, members of COPE local 378. It covers two thousand workers. It's a two year deal, containing what the government calls a "modest" wage increase, found within the existing budget. Workers will vote on the deal over the next couple of weeks.   CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

VSB reaches agreement on days off

  The Vancouver School Board has voted to have five closure days for the 2012/2013 school year rather than the current 10. Trustee Ken Denike says those five will make up the second week of spring break, "But there will not be the five days spread throughout the year that created so much dismay amongst parents trying to fill in." Denike … [Read more...]

Bursary to honour Maple Batalia reaches goal

VANCOUVER - Family members of Metro Vancouver murder victim Maple Batalia have reached a key goal as they work to honour the memory of the accomplished actor, model and aspiring medical student.Simon Fraser University says the Batalia family established a $ 10,000 bursary fund just before Christmas, and that fund has now reached its goal of $ … [Read more...]

Nevsun Q3 profit reaches US$89.2 million

VANCOUVER - Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU) reported Monday a third-quarter profit of US$ 89.2 million, reversing a year-ago loss of $ 1.3 million when the gold miner had yet to record any revenue from production.Revenues came in at $ 185 million on production of 108,600 ounces of gold at an average realized price per ounce sold of $ … [Read more...]

Missing man reaches out to friends and family

  West Shore RCMP say Ian McFadden has made contact with family and friends in the greater Victoria area. Police say based on this development, there is no longer a need to ask for help in locating McFadden and his son, who are travelling in Washington State. People who know the family say they were concerned of late by some of the things the … [Read more...]

Finavera Wind reaches benefit-sharing deal

VANCOUVER - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (TSXV:FVR) and the McLeod Lake Indian band have reached an agreement in principle as part of the company's efforts to build four wind-powered electricity projects in the Peace region of British Columbia.The memorandum of understanding signed by the two parties establishes the processes and sharing of benefits … [Read more...]