February 21, 2018

Surrey’s mayor pledges to unveil a crime fighting plan for Panorama Ridge

People living in Panorama Ridge left a meeting with Surrey's mayor with some hope a plan is coming after four bodies have been found on the same road this year. Bob Campbell with the local ratepayers association says people voiced their frusterations to Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts and the RCMP. "The mayor said she was going to come up with a plan and … [Read more...]

BC Teachers Federation set to unveil first proposals

The BC Teachers Federation and the BC Public School Employers' Association will likely be exchanging first proposals on Tuesday, after about one month of contract talks. Proposals were originally set to be exchanged on March 1st. BCTF president Susan Lambert says objective packages have been exchanged, "Which are the general goals or the general … [Read more...]

Translink set to unveil ‘base plan’

Translink is set to unveil its plans for the next three years Monday. Translink calls it the 'base plan.'Spokesman Drew Snider says it's something the company must release by law. "Over the next few weeks we'll be engaging the stakeholders, the politicians, the public in all the aspects of the plan and getting feedback on it throughout that … [Read more...]

BC teachers to unveil plan to fight back-to-work legislation

B.C. teachers have drawn up a plan to fight the government's back-to-work legislation and will unveil the details at 1 p.m. The B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) is calling it a “plan of action in resistance to Bill 22”, which bans more strikes under the threat of heavy fines and appoints a mediator to work out a new contract for teachers. Union … [Read more...]

Meet John Doe: RCMP unveil 3-D model of murder victim

In true CSI fashion, RCMP have generated a 3-D facial reconstruction of a man found murdered on a beach near the University of B.C. in the hope that it will solve a six-year-old mystery. The man’s decomposing body was discovered on Oct. 6, 2006, in a sleeping bag on the shore of Tower Beach in the UBC Endowment Lands. In an “out-of-the-ordinary” … [Read more...]