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Racist incidents in B.C. spark concern among defenders of tolerance

Racist incidents in B.C. spark concern among defenders of tolerance

Canadian extremists differ from U.S. alt-right but may be emboldened by Trump tide.

Racist incidents in B.C. spark concern among defenders of tolerance
A Surrey Mountie has sued

Surrey Mountie sues, alleges PTSD from exposure to child porn in sex offences unit

Const. Michael Wardrobe says his exposure to disturbing child porn content has left him with PTSD

A Surrey Mountie has sued

Harrison goes ahead with application for $3.6 million grant

The Village takes advantage of an application for a federal/provincial Clean Water and Wastewater Fund program

  • Dec 8, 2016
Whalley resident Cole Edward's car was hit with falling ice from the Alex Fraser Bridge on Monday morning.

Intense snowfall may close Alex Fraser Bridge Thursday night

The province has said it will take all measures to ensure the Alex Fraser and Port Mann bridges are safe

Whalley resident Cole Edward's car was hit with falling ice from the Alex Fraser Bridge on Monday morning.
B.C.'s auditor general Carol Bellringer.

B.C. criticized for halting missing women inquiry reports

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton pledges to resume progress reporting

B.C.'s auditor general Carol Bellringer.
New amendments to an existing bylaw regarding agritourism have given the trend more stability despite the lack of consultation with its recent implementation

Council irked by lack of consultation over bylaw amendment

Recent amendments to an existing bylaw look favourably to the trend of agritourism, regardless of community input on its approval.

New amendments to an existing bylaw regarding agritourism have given the trend more stability despite the lack of consultation with its recent implementation
London Drugs is looking to be on the forefront of medical marijuana dispensing once Ottawa legalizes it.

London Drugs ‘ready’ to dispense marijuana

Vice-president John Tse says their pharmacists have been training for months

London Drugs is looking to be on the forefront of medical marijuana dispensing once Ottawa legalizes it.
Cold spell spikes electricity

Cold spell spikes electricity

The first wave of cold arctic air and snow has increased electricity demand by 12 per cent provincewide

  • Dec 7, 2016
Cold spell spikes electricity
Gaming grant oversight needs overhaul, A-G finds

Gaming grant oversight needs overhaul, A-G finds

Review of B.C.'s $135-million gaming grant fund shows gap in how government measures performance.

Gaming grant oversight needs overhaul, A-G finds
Assessments for Greater Vancouver homes have risen by 30-50 per cent.

Residential property assessments shoot up by 30-50 per cent for Lower Mainland

Single family homes in Vancouver, the North Shore, Squamish, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey and the Tri-Cities spiked this year

Assessments for Greater Vancouver homes have risen by 30-50 per cent.
Technical hurdles mean no body-worn cameras for Mounties, for the time being

Technical hurdles mean no body-worn cameras for Mounties, for the time being

RCMP says it is postponing the deployment of body-worn cameras after testing revealed technical problems.

Technical hurdles mean no body-worn cameras for Mounties, for the time being
Local volunteers match themselves with inmates in the M2W2 program which helps prisoners build meaningful lives within the prison system while planning to reintegrate into society.

Mentorship program helps rebuild lives

M2W2 makes a difference inside prison and on the outside

Local volunteers match themselves with inmates in the M2W2 program which helps prisoners build meaningful lives within the prison system while planning to reintegrate into society.
More snow is in the forecast starting Thursday.

More snow on the way with ‘intense’ storm set to hit Thursday

Significant snowfall expected late Thursday, and no warming trend in sight means it will stick around

More snow is in the forecast starting Thursday.
The windshield of one driver after crossing the Alex Fraser Bridge on Dec. 5.

UPDATE: Falling ice smashes windshields on Lower Mainland bridges

Province says it will cover any damage caused by falling ice or snow on the Alex Fraser and Port Mann bridges

The windshield of one driver after crossing the Alex Fraser Bridge on Dec. 5.
Reta Yvonne Smith was last seen Dec. 1.

RCMP seek help finding missing woman

The RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Reta Yvonne Smith of Chilliwack.

Reta Yvonne Smith was last seen Dec. 1.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has adopted her own jobs plan theme to deal with a struggling resource economy

INTERVIEW: Rachel Notley pitches pipeline benefits for B.C.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says there is lots of economic benefit to Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, no increase in greenhouse gases

  • Dec 5, 2016
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has adopted her own jobs plan theme to deal with a struggling resource economy
Five centimetres of snow is expected for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on Dec. 5.

Snowfall warning in effect for Lower Mainland

Five centimetres of snow is expected in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on Monday

Five centimetres of snow is expected for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on Dec. 5.
The Kinder Morgan pipeline is a continuing target of protests in B.C.

Pipeline may well be defeated in courts, not the streets

Federal approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline twinning will face many legal challenges

The Kinder Morgan pipeline is a continuing target of protests in B.C.
The jobless rate in Canada fell to 6.8 per cent due to more part-time jobs.

Canadian jobless rate drops to 6.8 per cent

Canada adds 10,700 jobs, unemployment rate dips due to additional part time jobs.

The jobless rate in Canada fell to 6.8 per cent due to more part-time jobs.
Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent

Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent

The 19-year-old woman was in an area popular with homeless campers, officials say.

Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent
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