Saturday, December 4, 2021

Economy expected to show continued strength, flood recovery poses challenges: Province

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BRITISH Columbia's economic growth is expected to outpace Canada's in 2021 and 2022, according to projections from the Economic Forecast Council (EFC), according to...

Firearms and drugs seized from Langley residence after vehicle flees from...

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TWO men and a woman were arrested as a result of fleeing from the police and are now the subjects of a firearms and...

TransLink says it’s ready for the snow

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WITH the possibility of snow in the forecast for the weekend, TransLink is activating plans to ensure transit service stays as reliable as possible. Environment...

405 new cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths in B.C.

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B.C. is reporting 405 new cases of COVID-19, including five new epi-linked cases, for a total of 219,584 cases in the province. In the past...

Malahat open to two-way traffic for oversized vehicles

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THE Malahat (Highway 1) is now open to continuous two-way traffic around the clock for oversized vehicles, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has...

Vancouver school teachers’ associations and CUPE 15 support workers call for...

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THE Vancouver Elementary School Teachers Association, the Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association and CUPE 15 support workers on Friday in a joint statement called on...

BC Liberals: Surrey NDP MLAs continue to break promises on Surrey...

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THE BC Liberals on Friday accused Surrey NDP MLAs of continuing to abandon their commitments to the region despite repeated promises from Premier John...

Changes enhance emergency care for British Columbians, says Province

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THE Province announced on Friday that it is expanding the care and treatment paramedics and first responders can provide to British Columbians in emergency...

Avjaut Bassi, Grade 11 student at North Delta Secondary, organizes hope...

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OVER the past two weeks Avjaut Bassi, Grade 11 student at North Delta Secondary, has been busy organizing a fundraising campaign to help victims...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new parliamentary secretaries

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PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced the new parliamentary secretaries: Gary Anandasangaree becomes Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of...

Supports for those affected by flooding

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THE Province has provided the following supports for people affected by flooding:   ServiceBC Support Line There’s a new Service BC phone line for one-on-one help: 1-833-376-2452   Lines are...

Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation receives $405,000 in gifts on Giving Tuesday

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Fundraising led by a $100,000 contribution from Foundation board member Rana Vig DONORS to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation have demonstrated record-breaking generosity during Giving Tuesday...

Several vehicles damaged by rocks thrown from pedestrian overpass in South...

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SURREY RCMP are investigating after multiple incidents were reported involving rocks thrown from a pedestrian overpass striking vehicles travelling on Highway 99 in South...

368 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths in B.C.

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B.C. is reporting 368 new cases of COVID-19, including one new epi-linked case, for a total of 219,180 cases in the province. In the past...

Suspect arrested in 29th Avenue SkyTrain Station attack

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AN appeal to the public by Metro Vancouver Transit Police on Wednesday led to the quick arrest of a suspect who allegedly attacked and...

Highway 99 closure between Pemberton and Lillooet will remain on Thursday

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HIGHWAY 99 will remain closed today (Thursday, December 2) between Pemberton and Lillooet, as crews prepare to clear the highway following recent slides, the...

Holiday package theft: Burnaby RCMP recover luxury stroller stolen from Surrey

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BURNABY RCMP are urging the public to take steps to protect packages and deliveries, as the holiday season historically brings an increase in thefts,...

Vancouver now using Alertable app to improve public safety notification

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THE City of Vancouver announced on Thursday that it will use Alertable, a downloadable smartphone app, to provide public safety alerts to local residents,...

Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Hope opens today

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PREPARATIONS are underway to reopen Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Hope today, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced on Thursday. In the Sumas area...

Delta resident pleads guilty to 2020 arson

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A major arson investigation in Tsawwassen has now concluded with a guilty plea, Delta Police announced on Thursday. On January 1, 2020, a commercial building...