February 19, 2018

Man faces second charge in related to fatal Agassiz hang gliding accident

A second charge has been laid against the man accused in a hang-gliding accident that killed a woman in Agassiz last spring. William Orders already faces an obstruction charge, after he allegedly swallowed a memory card that contained a video from the flight. He had been piloting the tandem glider when passenger 27-year-old Lenami Godinez-Avila … [Read more...]

One sent to hospital after gang related shooting in Surrey

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a man was taken to hospital Sunday night in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 168th Street and 76th Avenue area at around 7pm for what they say was a gang related shooting. The name of the victim is not being released, but investigators do believe they know who he is.  … [Read more...]

New virus, related to SARS, causes concern

Health care workers around the province are being told to be on the alert for patients who may be returning from travel to Saudi Arabia if they're showing any signs of severe respiratory illness or renal failure.  This after a new respiratory virus related to SARS is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left another … [Read more...]

Latest fatal shooting is gang related

Early signs indicate a fatal shooting in Port Moody is gang-related. Just off a bustling St. John's Street a man was shot to death on Queen's Street at 4:45 p.m. Monday. Despite the busy area where the shooting occurred, police spokesman Lindsey Houghton says the case will be tough to solve due to suspected gang connections, "Extremely … [Read more...]

Terrace man facing stun-gun related charges

A 28-year-old man from Terrace is facing charges after border agents seized a parcel containing 21 stun guns.RCMP say border officials were sorting through international mail last month in Vancouver when they came across a package from Hong Kong destined for Terrace. "It was marked 'electrical toys,' and as a result of their search, it turned out … [Read more...]

BC Ferries refusing to reveal spending information related to sponsorship of Canucks

BC Ferries is refusing to disclose how much it spent on advertising at the home of the Vancouver Canucks. Global TV filed a Freedom of Information request asking for all 2009/2010 records showing the amount of money spent at the arena for BC Ferries advertising. The station also wanted to know about any money spent on tickets or luxury suites by BC … [Read more...]