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    Surrey RCMP release sketch of suspect in cab driver attack

    Surrey RCMP release sketch of suspect in cab driver attack


    RCMP are looking for the public's help to find two men accused of attacking a cab driver in Surrey last...

    RCMP are looking for the public's help to find two men accused of attacking a cab driver in Surrey last month.

    What are bioplastics anyway? Confusion over term hinders fight against waste, expert says

    What are bioplastics anyway? Confusion over term hinders fight against waste, expert says


    A Vancouver-based plastics expert is pushing for more public education about the different types of plastics following Ottawa’s plans to eliminate the use of single-use plastics in government...

    A Vancouver-based plastics expert is pushing for more public education about the different types of plastics following Ottawa’s plans to eliminate the use of single-use plastics in government operations.

    Vancouver Whitecaps fire head coach Carl Robinson

    Vancouver Whitecaps fire head coach Carl Robinson


    Robinson and two assistants have been let go after the team's playoff hopes continued to evaporate in a disappointing weekend loss to...

    Robinson and two assistants have been let go after the team's playoff hopes continued to evaporate in a disappointing weekend loss to Dallas.

    3 police forces in B.C. decide against using federally approved pot-screening device

    3 police forces in B.C. decide against using federally approved pot-screening device


    The Drager test was approved as the first saliva screening equipment to be used by law enforcement to test for THC, the main psychoactive agent in cannabis — but at least three police departments in B.C. won't be using the...

    The Drager test was approved as the first saliva screening equipment to be used by law enforcement to test for THC, the main psychoactive agent in cannabis — but at least three police departments in B.C. won't be using the device.

    Canada must fix 'deficiencies' in spill plan for Trans Mountain's U.S. spur, Washington state says

    Canada must fix 'deficiencies' in spill plan for Trans Mountain's U.S. spur, Washington state says


    Washington's Department of Ecology says that the Canadian government, as the owner of the 100-kilometre pipeline, is required by law to have an approved spill response plan. It's now given the operator 60 days to add more details in several...

    Washington's Department of Ecology says that the Canadian government, as the owner of the 100-kilometre pipeline, is required by law to have an approved spill response plan. It's now given the operator 60 days to add more details in several areas.

    Wanted: Canadian moon rover, space mining technology

    Wanted: Canadian moon rover, space mining technology


    With an eye on future lunar exploration, Canada's space agency is calling on companies to present their ideas for everything from moon-rover power systems to innovative mineral prospecting...

    With an eye on future lunar exploration, Canada's space agency is calling on companies to present their ideas for everything from moon-rover power systems to innovative mineral prospecting techniques.

    Surrey mayoral race could determine future of city's LRT

    Surrey mayoral race could determine future of city's LRT


    Surrey voters won't just choose a new mayor and council when they go to the polls next month —their vote could also determine the future of a $1.65-billion light rail transportation...

    Surrey voters won't just choose a new mayor and council when they go to the polls next month —their vote could also determine the future of a $1.65-billion light rail transportation system.

    Judge rejects 'preposterous' theory in baby's death, acquits B.C. dad of murder

    Judge rejects 'preposterous' theory in baby's death, acquits B.C. dad of murder


    The Crown's theory that a Burnaby dad killed his newborn daughter because her crying interrupted his plan to watch hockey is "preposterous," according to a B.C....

    The Crown's theory that a Burnaby dad killed his newborn daughter because her crying interrupted his plan to watch hockey is "preposterous," according to a B.C. judge.

    Seattle moves closer to NHL franchise with arena approval

    Seattle moves closer to NHL franchise with arena approval


    The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately-funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city's bid to land an expansion NHL...

    The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately-funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city's bid to land an expansion NHL franchise.

    B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson challenges premier to debate on proportional representation

    B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson challenges premier to debate on proportional representation


    “It’s by far the most confusing ballot question that’s ever been used anywhere on this question,” Wilkinson said as he explained why he thinks changing voting systems is a bad...

    “It’s by far the most confusing ballot question that’s ever been used anywhere on this question,” Wilkinson said as he explained why he thinks changing voting systems is a bad idea.

    17-year-old girl charged in stabbing of 2nd teen in Surrey

    17-year-old girl charged in stabbing of 2nd teen in Surrey


    Surrey RCMP say a 17-year-old female has been arrested and charged in the weekend stabbing of another 17-year old...

    Surrey RCMP say a 17-year-old female has been arrested and charged in the weekend stabbing of another 17-year old girl.

    Ottawa needs 'special representative' to consult Indigenous groups and save Trans Mountain, says Scheer

    Ottawa needs 'special representative' to consult Indigenous groups and save Trans Mountain, says Scheer


    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has outlined a plan to jump-start Trans Mountain construction, a month after the Federal Court of Appeal quashed cabinet approval to build the multi-billion dollar expansion...

    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has outlined a plan to jump-start Trans Mountain construction, a month after the Federal Court of Appeal quashed cabinet approval to build the multi-billion dollar expansion project.

    Suspect charged with murder in Japanese student's death pleads not guilty

    Suspect charged with murder in Japanese student's death pleads not guilty


    William Victor Schneider, seen here in surveillance video footage, walks with Natsumi Kogawa at Harbour Centre Mall, the last time she was seen...

    William Victor Schneider, seen here in surveillance video footage, walks with Natsumi Kogawa at Harbour Centre Mall, the last time she was seen alive.

    From door-knocking to digging up dirt: Behind the scenes of election campaigning

    From door-knocking to digging up dirt: Behind the scenes of election campaigning


    As candidates head out on the municipal election trail in the lead-up to Oct. 20, they're looking to capture votes any way they can — whether that's online or through old-school methods, campaign managers...

    As candidates head out on the municipal election trail in the lead-up to Oct. 20, they're looking to capture votes any way they can — whether that's online or through old-school methods, campaign managers say.

    Yukon man accused of mailing bomb to brother in B.C. dies in hospital

    Yukon man accused of mailing bomb to brother in B.C. dies in hospital


    Nepper was facing charges, including attempted murder, after allegedly sending an explosive device to his brother in Port Alice,...

    Nepper was facing charges, including attempted murder, after allegedly sending an explosive device to his brother in Port Alice, B.C.

    B.C. pharmacist loses licence after giving out drugs containing human placenta

    B.C. pharmacist loses licence after giving out drugs containing human placenta


    Isidoro Andres “Rudy” Sanchez has ordered to pay investigation costs of $115,000 after showing what regulator called a 'blatant disregard for public...

    Isidoro Andres “Rudy” Sanchez has ordered to pay investigation costs of $115,000 after showing what regulator called a 'blatant disregard for public safety.'

    Turf war: Artificial grass sprouts along Vancouver streets despite city disapproval

    Turf war: Artificial grass sprouts along Vancouver streets despite city disapproval


    Artificial turf is sprouting along sidewalks in Vancouver, mostly outside condominium buildings, because owners say it looks good and is easy to maintain. Opponents say it's ugly and not good for the...

    Artificial turf is sprouting along sidewalks in Vancouver, mostly outside condominium buildings, because owners say it looks good and is easy to maintain. Opponents say it's ugly and not good for the environment.