February 20, 2018

Wind sends construction debris flying in Vancouver

Police say no one was hurt after debris blew off of a downtown highrise project and onto the street below at about 6:00 Wednesday night.  Vancouver Police had to close Davie Street between Bidwell and Denman after construction material including glass blew onto the street.  Police at the scene said the glass landed on some cars but … [Read more...]

Crash in Burnaby sends seven people to hospital

The intersection of Kingsway and Royal Oak was blocked to traffic for several hours overnight as Burnaby mounties pieced together a collision involving three vehicles. Seven people were taken to hospital -- five have since been released. The two still in hospital were riding in a taxi cab and not wearing seatbelts. RCMP suspect one of the three … [Read more...]

Justice Minister sends another strongly worded letter to Ottawa

BC's Justice minister is demanding a meeting in person with the federal Fisheries minister after the sudden closure of Kits Coast Guard base.  Shirley Bond has faxed a letter to Minister Keith Ashfield expressing deep concern with the closure, especially how it was done.   When it was pointed out previous letters on this issue have … [Read more...]

Major crash near Kamloops sends dozens to hospital

Poor driving conditions on the Coquihalla Highway are being blamed for a crash between a bus, 3 semi trailer rigs and other vehicles. The collisions took place about 7:30 pm Wednesday. 30 people have been reported injured and were transported to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. Extra medical staff was brought in to treat the injured. None of … [Read more...]

Lions Bay crash sends five to hospital

Five people have been hurt in a serious crash just north of Lions Bay. Fire Chief Martin Oliver says the collision closed the Sea-to-Sky in both directions. "They had a head-on just outside Brunswick Beach about a kilometre past Lions Bay, north.  And a big truck with a van hit a little Ford Explorer, spun it around and pushed it into the rock … [Read more...]

Crash near Salmon Arm sends family of five to hospital

Police say driver fatigue may have been a factor in a crash near Salmon Arm that has sent a family of five to hospital. Mounties say the family, from Calgary, left their home last night around 11 o’clock to head to Vancouver. Around 5:30 this morning, they got into a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1. They are now all in hospital with … [Read more...]

Stabbing sends one to hospital

One man is recovering in hospital and a suspect is in police custody after an early morning stabbing in Vancouver. Investigators believe they knew each other, so the attack was not random.  Emergency crews were called to the 61-hundred block of Battison Street shortly before 5am. That's where they found the 31-year old victim suffering from a … [Read more...]

Cummins sends letter to the PM over fish

  The leader of the BC Conservatives has taken pen to paper to oppose a move made by a Federal Government he was once part of.  John Cummins has written Prime Minister Stephen Harper to urge him to rethink amendments to the Fisheries Act.  Cummins says the changes would see public ownership of fish taken away, "Take that fisheries … [Read more...]

DogVacay.com Sends Fido on Vacation

DogVacay.com is a newly launched service that connects dog-owners that are skipping town with animal lovers nearby that can take care of their pup while they're gone. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Chlorine leak sends dozens to hospital in Williams Lake

At least 70 people were taken to hospital after a chlorine leak was reported at a sports complex in Williams Lake. "A number of youth that were involved in a swim meet were feeling nauseous and they were actually vomiting.” RCMP Const. Lesley Smith adds everyone's been released from hospital and the sports complex is re-opening. An … [Read more...]