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3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
Darcie Clark's cousin Stacy Galt, left, sits with Prime Minister Stephen Harper before he announced a plan to give courts new powers to lock up people found not criminally responsible for crimes due to mental problems, in Burnaby, B.C., in February 2013.
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7 hrs ago | CBC News
It was raccoon versus puppy in the West End on Wednesday, and it ended with a trip to the hospital for the dog's owner.
11 hrs ago | CBC News
Vancouver climber Sam Wyatt scaled Everest in 2012 with the help of Sherpa Then Dorjee, one of the 12 climbers killed April 18, 2014 The Sherpas killed in the deadliest avalanche to sweep through Everest were the most experienced climbers to work on the mountain, says a B.C. climber.
15 hrs ago | CBC News
Abbotsford police suspect an arsonist may have set five suspicious fires in Abbotsford over the past 48 hours, including this one at an abandoned home on Hillcrest Avenue on Thursday morning "All five fires have started after midnight and all have been in a fairly small geographic area of central Abbotsford," said a statement issued by APD on ... (more)
Inspector Paulette Freill announced Thursday that a 35-year-old Dutch man has been charged in connection to the 2012 death of 15-year-old Amanda Todd.
They swarm and deliver a painful sting that, while not life-threatening, burns then itches for days and can trigger swelling or a possible allergic reaction.
Carol Todd fights back tears as she listens during a Royal Canadian Mounted Police news conference in Surrey, British Columbia, on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
A Maple Ridge man has been acquitted of trafficking charges after a judge ruled he was not selling illegal drugs, found in his bedroom during a police raid.
A Dutch man is accused of sexually exploiting and blackmailing Amanda Todd, a Port Coquitlam teen who killed herself in 2012 following years of torment online.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's passion for space travel isn't limited to rockets - he was just as happy flying paper airplanes with a bunch of giddy Grade 5 kids in Coquitlam, B.C. Hadfield joined 60 students at a theatre where the youngsters later joined an audience of high schoolers who heard the high flyer talk about the importance of ... (more)
A1961 Gibson SG Les Paul re-issue in a cherry finish, signed by Angus and Malcolm Young of the band AC/DC is shown in police handout photo.
Andrew Aurie Jefferson's trial on the charges took place April 14 and 15 in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster.
A proposed Duke Point site for a future Metro Vancouver garbage incinerator appears dead after Nanaimo city council unanimously rejected the proposal.
The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.
Norman Cocks , 31. a full-patch Hells Angels member, is shown with dad Robert Cocks, 53, a member of the Throttle Lockers, an HA support club.
Environmental groups and local and provincial governments are promoting electric cars as the zero-emission alternative for commuters, but interest has been slow to grow, and only about 1,000 electric cars have been sold in B.C. "It's still a problem because the initial cost is high.