Man beaten with a shotgun at Richmond pub

2 giorni 15 ore ago
It was a tense night at a pub in Richmond last night, where witnesses describe a masked man barging in and assaulting a patron with a shotgun butt.  Police cars surrounded the Pioneer’s Pub on No. 3 Road around 8 p.m., after reports of a man wearing a balaclava targeted a man inside the pub, […]
Tiffany Crawford

VPD to hold pop up this weekend for witnesses of two homicides

2 giorni 15 ore ago
Vancouver police will set up a mobile command centre on Saturday in a bid to find witnesses to two homicides last week. Investigators believe there were lots of people in the area last Saturday near Ontario Street and East Broadway where innocent bystander 15-year-old Alfred Wong, and a 23-year-old drug dealer, Kevin Whiteside, were shot dead. […]
Tiffany Crawford

Daphne Bramham: Vancouver Aquarium takes a step into the future

2 giorni 15 ore ago
During the late 1800s, humans were among the living creatures featured in zoos across Europe and in at least three in the U.S. All of them were Indigenous people, including Inuit ‘collected’ in 1880 for display in Hamburg. For a while, the displays were wildly popular. But times changed — albeit slowly. It was well […]
Daphne Bramham

Douglas Todd: Why most suburban Metro Vancouver politicians are mum on foreign ownership

2 giorni 15 ore ago
Why have the great bulk of Metro Vancouver’s suburban politicians stayed quiet about the impact of foreign capital on the over-heated housing market? After the announced retirement of City of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, many commentators said the calamity of his otherwise useful decade in office has been his failure to solve the housing affordability […]
Douglas Todd

Douglas Todd: Here's how to end migration scams by the global rich in Canada

2 giorni 15 ore ago
Canada could crack down in many ways on the scams performed by “ghost immigrants” who avoid paying their share of Canadian taxes while driving up housing prices in Vancouver and Toronto. Immigration and tax specialists are pressing Ottawa to adopt numerous proposals they believe would put an end to widespread illegitimate migration schemes, such as […]
Douglas Todd

Fire crews fighting fire at sawmill in south Vancouver

2 giorni 15 ore ago
Fire crews are battling a massive blaze at a sawmill in south Vancouver. Vancouver Fire and Rescue says the fire broke out early Friday morning at Mainland Sawmills on Yukon Street. Witnesses are posting photos on social media showing heavy smoke filling the air. A fire spokesman heading to the scene did not have any […]
Tiffany Crawford

Theatre review: The Events attempts to find meaning in horror

2 giorni 15 ore ago
The Events When: To Jan. 28 Where: Russian Hall, 600 Campbell Ave. Vancouver Tickets/info: From $29; pushfestival.ca How does a mass murderer justify his actions? Can a deeply traumatized survivor of such horror ever understand the killer’s motivation? And how might those of us at a distance process and digest events like these without becoming […]
Jerry Wasserman

REAL SCOOP: Surrey teen found dead in Vancouver

2 giorni 15 ore ago
A Surrey teen who went missing last week was found dead in the trunk of a car parked in Vancouver Thursday. Sachdeep Singh Dhoot, 18, is Vancouver’s third murder victim of the year. Vancouver Police Const. Jason Doucette said officers were called to the area of Fairmont Street and Vanness Avenue just after 3 p.m. Thursday […]
Kim Bolan

Teen found in trunk of car is Vancouver's third murder victim of 2018

2 giorni 15 ore ago
Vancouver police have identified 18-year-old Sachdeep Singh Dhoot of Surrey as the city’s third homicide victim of 2018. Dhoot’s body was found Thursday afternoon inside the trunk of a stolen vehicle that had been abandoned in the area of Fairmont Street and Vanness Avenue. Dhoot had been reported missing to the Surrey RCMP. He was last seen […]
Scott Brown

B.C. education minister, Chilliwack school board, call on Barry Neufeld to resign

2 giorni 15 ore ago
The Chilliwack school board and B.C.’s education minister on Friday called on trustee Barry Neufeld to resign over controversial “child abuse” remarks about transgender students. The move follows a motion of non-confidence in the board, passed earlier this week by the Chilliwack Teachers’ Association. In a statement Friday, the Chilliwack superintendent of schools, Evelyn Novak, […]
Tiffany Crawford

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