February 21, 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...]

Report on ethnic vote scandal expected Thursday

The public should get some more information on the Liberal government's controversial ethnic outreach plan Thursday.  Premier Christy Clark's Deputy Minister John Dyble  will release the results of his investigation in the morning.  But NDP House Leader John Horgan wonders if Dyble will be able to shed any real light on the … [Read more...]

Charges laid in connection with stabbing at West End apartment Thursday

Vancouver Police say charges have been laid in connection to last night's stabbing at a West End apartment building. Thirty-three year old Vancouver man, Jerome Bonneric is charged with four counts of aggravated assault, four counts of assault with a weapon, three counts of common assault, and one count of assaulting a police officer. Police … [Read more...]

Person of interest in Vancouver murder charged in connection with Thursday morning collision

Vancouver Police have now charged a 47-year old Burnaby man in connection to a collision with a police car Thursday morning. Constable Brian Montague says Lance Wraye Standberg is known to them. "Charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and flight from a police officer." Standberg remains in custody -- and is also a person of interest in … [Read more...]

Dog slayer gets his day in Court Thursday

The man who admitted to slaughtering dozens of sled dogs near Whistler two years ago is making his first Court appearance Thursday in Pemberton. In April, Robert Fawcett was formally charged with causing unnecessary pain or suffering to an animal. The criminal prosecution stems from a joint investigation by the RCMP and SPCA who were … [Read more...]

Two fires Thursday evening

After allowing the fire to burn itself out, firefighters have declared a home in North Vancouver District, destroyed. The house at 4085 Norwood near Delbrook was burning too hot for fire fighters to attack it safely. The incident apparently began with a problem involving a barbecue propane tank. There was danger of the fire spreading to nearby … [Read more...]

Man convicted in 2008 Langley road rage death to be sentenced Thursday

The family of a 21-year-old man mowed down and killed in 2008 is set to finally get some closure Thursday. Forty-three-year-old Brent Parent was found guilty earlier this year of several charges, including criminal negligence causing death, in a case of road rage. A B.C. Supreme Court judge found he had deliberately swerved his truck one night in … [Read more...]

B.C. by-elections to finally be called Thursday

  The provincial government will finally call two by-elections in Chilliwack-Hope and Port Moody-Coquitlam on Thursday. An area MLA says the wait hasn't been a big deal. Liberal John Les says constituents in Chilliwack-Hope, the riding next to his, aren't focused on the wait for a voting day, unlike the media. "You know, as I talk to people, … [Read more...]

Thursday could be a turning point for teachers

BC teachers are set to find out Thursday whether a government fact finder thinks their union and their employer can reach a new contract by themselves.  Union President Susan Lambert says she's not sure whether Trevor Hughes' report is just laying ground for a legislated settlement, "Either way, if Mr. Hughes says yes we can come to a … [Read more...]

Sentencing for Stanley Cup rioter goes Thursday

  No sentencing today for the first person to plead guilty in connection with the Stanley Cup riot. Judge Malcolm MacLean has put over the sentencing hearing for Ryan Dickinson until Thursday afternoon, so he can go over submissions from the defence. The crown says is calling for  a sentence of 15 to 18 months. But the defence says … [Read more...]