Aaliyah Rosa was just seven years old when she was killed. (Dignity Memorial)

5 to start your day

Langley remembers a girl, 7, lost too soon, a Mission convict escapes and more

1. ‘I can’t believe she’s gone’: Loved ones pay tribute to Aaliyah Rosa

Hundreds of loved ones gathered at a Langley church on Tuesday to remember a seven-year-old girl who was a “once-in-a-lifetime friend” found dead in an apartment late last month. See more >

2. Cyclist killed in South Delta

The cyclist had been travelling on 36th Avenue while the vehicle had been travelling south on 72nd Street. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with police. See more >

3. Convicted murderer missing from Mission Minimum prison

John Norman MacKenzie is serving a life sentence for second-degree murder and armed robbery, among other offences, according to a news release from the Correctional Service of Canada. See more >

John Norman MacKenzie, 57, was found to be missing from the Mission Minimum Institute during a 10 p.m. head count Tuesday night. (Mission RCMP photo)

4. Maple Ridge man facing charges in Vancouver after goose killed

Reports say that a goose was fatally beaten with a stick near Lost Lagoon at the entrance to the park. See more >

5. Abbotsford police officer rescues 4-year-old from 3rd-floor ledge

Emergency crews were called to a complex on Simon Avenue at around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday night for a four-year-old child that had climbed out the window of the building and could fall at any moment. See more >

A child is safe after an Abbotsford Police Department officer scaled this building and rescued the four-year-old from an inch-wide ledge on the third floor. (Kevin MacDonald photo)


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

REAL ESTATE: What type of recreational property user are you?

Columnist Freddy Marks explains what you need to consider before purchasing a recreational property

LETTER: Bouquets to my neighbours for helping me heal

Christene Fitzgerald thanks her Agassiz neighbours for helping her out after a fall

Harrison Festival fundraiser dance to have ’70s theme and features Chilliwack band

Chilliwack band The Vacationers to perform at May 31 Harrison Festival Society’s fundraising concert

Seabird Island opens 50th annual festival

The weekend festival will see First Nations teams compete in soccer, three-pitch and canoe races

LETTER: Agassiz’s amazing new pump station

Edward Monro talks about Hammersley Pump, but also the need for driver support on Mount Woodside

VIDEO: Powwow shares culture at Seabird Island Festival

The 50th anniversary of the festival saw its first powwow

Semis catch fire at wrecker off Highway 1 in west Abbotsford

Crews called to scene at around 2 p.m., finding up to six semis that had caught fire at the wrecker

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations in Ottawa

Committee members will also grill representatives from Facebook, Twitter

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

The Chuckegg Creek fire is raging out of control about three kilometres southwest of the town

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Most Read