Local News

Occupy anniversary rallies include Ottawa protest

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 12:52

Events marking the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement include a rally this afternoon in Ottawa where protesters are taking to Confederation Park, as MPs return to the House of Commons following their summer break.

Categories: Local News

Police release composite sketch of fraudulent police officer robbery suspect

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 12:08
Agassiz, BC: On June 18, 2012, at approximately 2:00 PM, the Agassiz RCMP responded to a report of a robbery under the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge. The alleged suspect identified himself to the victim as the RCMP. Police are now releasing a composite sketch of one of the suspects.
Categories: Local News

Metro Vancouver real estate sales

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:43

A map of residential unit sales in Metro Vancouver, comparing August 2011 and August 2012.

Categories: Local News

North Vancouver business victim in theft of $48,000 in electric bikes

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 10:36
The North Vancouver RCMP is investigating the theft of a dozen high end electric bikes valued at $48,000.
Categories: Local News

Escalating labour strife could boost B.C. Liberals

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 09:40

Escalating job action and strikes by tens of thousands of unionized public sector workers in B.C. might just be the silver-lining the faltering B.C. Liberal party need heading into a spring election, says one political expert.

Categories: Local News

10 lawsuits filed over 2010 Vancouver chemical fire

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 07:57

A chemical incident that shut down blocks of downtown Vancouver two years ago and saw hundreds of residents evacuated from the Electra building at Burrard and Nelson streets has resulted in a flurry of lawsuits.

Categories: Local News

Police seek suspect in sex assault on 12-year-old girl

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 07:00

Transit Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl on a Vancouver bus.

Categories: Local News

Lowe's withdraws Rona takeover bid

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 04:47

U.S. home improvement chain Lowe's says it is withdrawing a plan to buy the Rona chain after the company, the Quebec government and others objected to a takeover.

Categories: Local News

Beef products recalled due to E. coli concerns

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/17/2012 - 03:12

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has ordered a recall of ground beef products sold across Canada at Costco, Walmart, Safeway and Calahoo Meats stores, because it may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

Categories: Local News

NHL fans clinging to hope of brief lockout

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 19:59

Hockey lovers are holding onto the possibility the latest NHL labour dispute could come to a quick end. Fans were struggling Sunday with the prospect of another prolonged stoppage that would cut into their favourite winter pastime.

Categories: Local News

Port Coquitlam Terry Fox Run draws thousands

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 17:11

Thousands of people flocked to Terry Fox's hometown of Port Coquitlam, B.C., to take part in the annual run in his honour on Sunday.

Categories: Local News

'We're helpless here,' says B.C. wildfire radio dispatch

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 13:52

Audio recordings of RCMP radio dispatches reveal officers waited for as long as half an hour for firefighters to show up to battle last weekend's fast spreading wildfire in Peachland.

Categories: Local News

Northern Ontario man charged in Vancouver woman's death

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 13:48

A charge of careless driving has been laid against a northern Ontario man whose pickup truck struck and killed a Vancouver woman last month.

Categories: Local News

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton speaks in Vancouver

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 13:47

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton spoke to a crowd of about 10,000 people in Vancouver's Stanley Park on Saturday at a benefit concert for Sarah McLachlan's music school.

Categories: Local News

Protesters stage Coast Guard station sit-in to spur action

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 12:03

A 24-hour demonstration at the Kitsilano Coast Guard base ended Saturday evening, but protesters say they won't stop until the federal government agrees to keep the base open.

Categories: Local News

Hundreds attend DTES women's march

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 12:03

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Saturday for the sixth annual Women's Housing March.

Categories: Local News

Deadline expires, NHL triggers lockout

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 08:15

The National Hockey League entered its fourth work stoppage in 20 years after the collective bargaining agreement quietly expired at midnight on Saturday and the NHL locked out its players.

Categories: Local News

Lions hold on to beat Argonauts

CBC British Columbia News - Sun, 09/16/2012 - 05:16

Travis Lulay passed for two touchdowns and 390 yards Saturday as the B.C. Lions held on to beat the Toronto Argonauts 28-23. The B.C. quarterback extended his touchdown-pass streak to 22 games, moving into second place all-time behind Montreal Alouettes legend Sam Etcheverry.

Categories: Local News

Coquihalla Highway crash kills 3

CBC British Columbia News - Sat, 09/15/2012 - 15:24

Police say two people are lucky to be alive after a single-vehicle rollover on B.C.'s Coquihalla Highway that left three others dead.

Categories: Local News

Dawson Creek's historic Alaska Hotel destroyed by fire

CBC British Columbia News - Sat, 09/15/2012 - 15:08

The most recognizable landmark in Dawson Creek, B.C., has been destroyed by a fire.

Categories: Local News
Syndicate content