Aaliyah Rosa. File photo

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Langley mother accused of killing daughter, 7, back in court, date set for byelection in hotly-contested Burnaby-South riding and more

1. Langley mother, charged with killing seven-year-old daughter, back in court

There is a publication ban on the pre-trial appearances by Kerryann Lewis, charged with second-degree murder in the death of Aaliyah Rosa, whose body was found in a Langley apartment complex last July. See more >

2. Teen reportedly shot inside minivan in Surrey

There are unconfirmed reports the victim may be a teenager and is in critical condition. See more >

3. Date set for byelection in hotly-contested Burnaby-South riding

Voters in the riding of Burnaby-South will elect a new MP in just over a month, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a byelection date of Feb. 25. See more >

4. Surrey man wins new Toyota, gifts it to his daughter

“In the end, I don’t really need a car, but my daughter sure does. I have a car I quite enjoy.” See more >

5. Third B.C. city bans clothing donation bins after recent deaths

The city issued a “temporary removal” order to all five organizations with bins in the city, spokesperson Ted Townsend said in an email to Black Press Media. See more >


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