February 22, 2018

Woman who killed child will hear results of another appeal Thursday

A day after canada's highest court rejected her latest bid to have her conviction overturned, Carol Berner will get the results of another appeal.  The Delta woman who killed four year old Alexa Middelaer in May of 2008 is also trying to have her sentence reduced. In November of 2010, she was ordered to spend 2.5 years in prison and … [Read more...]

BC’s deputy RCMP commissioner discusses poll results

BC's deputy RCMP commissioner says a recent poll of how the public perceives the force doesn't paint the whole picture. Speaking on CKNW, Craig Callens didn't directly comment on re-tweets sent from the RCMP twitter account Wednesday claiming the media "hate" the force and manufactured the story but said the force uses twitter to ensure followers … [Read more...]

Unanswered questions over two appeals of the recent Tsawwassen First Nation election results

There are still a lot of unanswered questions over two appeals of the recent Tsawwassen First Nation election results. TFN Chief Adminstrative officer Doug Raines says he still can't reveal who is behind the two seperate challenges. "At this time we have kept that, because of the procedures the judicial council has put in to place, confidential. I … [Read more...]

BC Pot Activist predicts mixed results for U-S legalization vote

Marijuana activist Jodie Emery is predicting Washington State will vote in favour of legalizing pot. In addition to casting their ballots for President, voters in that state, Oregon and Colorado will vote Tuesday on whether to legalize and regulate pot. "Well, I think Washington State will pass.  The public and political support is very … [Read more...]

New deadline for Missing Women Inquiry results.. and costs still rising

Costs linked to BC's Missing Women Inquiry continue to rise. The deadline for completing a government-ordered review has been extended to November 30th. The Ministry of Justice has confirmed total money spent on the Commission headed up by former Attorney General Wally Oppal has topped $ 8.6-million. Hearings examining why serial killer … [Read more...]

Mayor and police chief are looking forward to results of Missing Women Inquiry

As British Columbians wait for Missing Women Commissioner Wally Oppal to present his findings, two key stakeholders in Vancouver say they're constantly working to make improvements. Police Chief Jim Chu says numerous changes have already been made in the ten years since serial killer Robert Pickton was finally caught. "There's lessons to be learned … [Read more...]

Results in from first round of claims in Woodlands class-action suit

The first batch of judgments has finally come back in the class-action lawsuit for Woodlands survivors. Lawyer Jason Murray says three of seven rulings on settlements have come back successful from court-appointed adjudicators, but he can't provide details because of clients' confidentiality. He adds lawyers plan to meet in august with Chief … [Read more...]

CKNW analyst says markets set to drop with France election results

CKNW financial analyst Michael Levy says political developments in Europe Sunday will likely cause a severe downdraft in world stock markets come Monday. France has elected a socialist leader – who promises more stimulus and less austerity – while Greece says it wants to re-negotiate its multi-billion-dollar international … [Read more...]

Explore Our First-Ever "Best of Europe" Results

The results of our premier "Best of Europe" survey are in, and there are plenty of surprises, along with some predictable outcomes. As we expected, Fodorites are regular European travelers whose journeys take them far beyond the usual tourist track. Read on for more survey highlights. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Aurizon Mines posts record Q4 results

VANCOUVER - Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX:ARZ) set company records for revenue and profit in the fourth quarter as the Vancouver-based company received higher prices for its gold and its sales volumes increased.Net income was $ 21.8 million or 13 cents per share in the three months ended Dec. 31, up from $ 7 million or four cents per share a year … [Read more...]