February 19, 2018

Concern grows for missing senior

It's been more than two days since 80-year old Shengyun Song was last seen in Langley. Today volunteer members of Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue and the R.C.M.P are out looking for him. The senior, who does not speak English, went for a walk in the area of 93rd Avenue and 206B Street late Thursday morning. He was last seen wearing a blue … [Read more...]

Search continues for missing Burnaby senior

 The search for a woman missing since the middle of January will continue tomorrow. Staff Sgt. Rob Lemon says Burnaby Mounties and Coquitlam Search and Rescue will be looking in the southeast portion of Burnaby Mountain for 66 year old Gui Feng Tong tomorrow. Searchers were on the mountain last weekend. "Well we've been … [Read more...]

Senior in grave condition after Delta fire

A man in his 80s is in hospital in grave condition following a house fire in North Delta this morning. Battalion Chief Mike Richardson says his department responded to the fire at 86th Avenue near Scott Road Just just after 6:30 a.m., "It was a fully involved house with flames coming out the window. They made entry into the house, quickly … [Read more...]

Senior care provider working to halt spread of Norovirus

In addition to trying to keep this year's nasty flu from spreading, an organization responsible for more than ten thousand seniors across BC is also working to contain numerous Norovirus outbreaks. Mary McDougall, the President of the BC Seniors Care Providers, says safety protocols are in place, but that's not enough. "It appears that … [Read more...]

Senior dies in fire at home

A man in his seventies is dead after a fire in New Westminster Tuesday evening. New Westminster Fire Chief Tim Armstrong says crews arrived at 6:30 to a house on Alberta Street, "Initial crews made an interior attack to the front of the building. Upon entry, they found one unidentified male collapsed in the entryway of the home. They quickly … [Read more...]

Senior found dead near care home

Delta Police have found the body of the Delta senior  who disappeared from his care home on Saturday night. 87 year old Edward Lysyk was last seen at 3 a.m. at the Augustine House Residence for seniors. Staff reported him missing when they couldn't find him throughout the day. Constable Ciaran Feenan says Lysyk was found dead yesterday … [Read more...]

VPD looking for missing senior

Vancouver Police want help locating a 79-year old man who hasn't been heard from since July 9th. Alfred Sassin is often spotted at the Vancouver library and on transit. Police are concerned because he's now missed an important appointment and searches of his home and local hospitals have come up empty. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Missing senior found safe

Vancouver police say an elderly man who wandered away from his East Vancouver home has been found, and taken to hospital for a check-up.Police had been looking for 81-year-old Fook Poy Jung. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Senior wounded in shooting at Surrey legion

A man in his 60s has been wounded after a shooting outside the Legion hall in Whalley. Surrey RCMP Insp. Randall Marquardt says Mounties heard the shots from the police station. "(We) attended the scene and nearby, they located a male suffering from gunshot wounds.  We're just interviewing witnesses right now. "It appears at this stage that … [Read more...]

A senior is Vancouver’s 5th homicide

A 72-year-old woman is Vancouver's latest murder victim. The body of Ethel Fenotti was found by police early Thursday morning after receiving a call from the woman's son. That son - 50-year-old Richard Glenn Shields - has since been charged with second-degree murder. The mother and son lived together for the past seven years at an apartment near … [Read more...]