February 21, 2018

BREAKING: Conviction for first Stanley Cup rioter to be tried

The first Stanley Cup rioter to be tried for his crimes has been convicted. Spencer Kirkwood pleaded not guilty to charges of mischief and taking part in the  June 2011 mayhem which erupted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup final to the Boston Bruins. The now 26 year old claimed he was too drunk to remember vandalizing a … [Read more...]

BC Green party candidate claims NDP tried to get him to bow out

The BC Green party candidate for Oak Bay Gordon Head has taken to Twitter claiming the NDP tried to get him to step aside. Andrew Weaver, one of Canada's top climate change scientists, says the NDP's Michael Byers phoned him up asking him to step aside. Weaver on Twitter then says Byers offered him a deputy minister of environment spot, if the NDP … [Read more...]

Saanich police allege man tried to bite officer, spat on another’s face

A 28-year-old Saanich man is accused of violently spitting in a police officer’s face early this morning. Staff Sgt. Scott Treble says the man had been involved in an earlier fight at a wedding and the violence spilled over to the man's home. Treble says the man's father called police for help around 2 a.m. "His son was quite drunk. He tried … [Read more...]

Langley mounties looking for teen who allegedly assaulted and tried to rob young girl

Langley mounties need your help in identifying a young man who assaulted a young girl as she tried to rob her. In a release, police say the 14 year old victim was walking in the 21100 block of 85th Avenue and noticed a man walking towards her. When she crossed the street to avoid him, he followed. He confronted her and demanded she turn over her … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Grandmother tried to save toddler who drowned

RCMP say a 20-month-old boy who drowned last night in an outdoor apartment complex swimming pool in Surrey likely fell in.His 51-year-old grandmother, who can't swim, tried to save him. She's on life support in hospital.RCMP say the grandmother was babysitting the boy and the two were playing around the pool before the tragedy … [Read more...]

Spotify director Sean Parker: Apple tried to keep Spotify out of the United States

Daniel Ek (co-founder of Spotify) and Sean Parker (Director at Spotify) just took the stage here at D10, with Walt Mossberg asking the two about the company's impact in America, negotiations with record labels and -- perhaps surprisingly -- its links with Apple. Outside of confirming that there's still around 10 million Spotify users in the States … [Read more...]

Taser cops won’t be tried before next fall

Four RCMP officers accused of lying when they testified at an inquiry into the death of a man at Vancouver's airport will not go to trial before next fall. Jury selection for the perjury case against Corporal Monty Robinson and Constables Kwesi Millington, Gerry Rundell and Bill Bentley has been set for October 4th, 2012. They were all charged in … [Read more...]