Monthly Archives: September, 2016

Thousands crowd legislature grounds to greet royal couple

The Duchess of Cambridge greets a large crowd of admirers during the welcoming ceremony at the B.C. legislature on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.   Photograph...

At least one dead, 100 injured after New Jersey train plows into platform: ‘I heard panicked screams’

DAVID PORTER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOBOKEN, N.J. — A crowded commuter train crashed into the bustling Hoboken station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing...

A burger-flipping robot? How automation threatens to disrupt the workforce

Reid Southwick, Calgary Herald   Robots are capable of taking over countless tasks that human workers are paid to perform, and these meddlesome machines are not...

No hard hat, no deal: Quebec court becomes latest to slap down turban exemptions for Sikhs

Tristin Hopper, National Post The Port of Montreal requires hard hats for all workers on its property. Three Sikh truck drivers who perform regular pickups...

Targeted shooting leaves one dead in Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge: On September 24, 2016, just after 2:00 am, the Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the area...

Mounties nab man in a stolen car

A man from Chilliwack is facing criminal charges for firearm and property crimes after being arrested by RCMP in early September. Cameron Joseph Koutecky, 25,...

Two persons with gunshot injuries in South Surrey

Surrey RCMP were called to a home in the 4200 block of 152 Street after learning of an adult male and female suffering from...

IHIT investigating suspicious death in Coquitlam – Victim Identified

Coquitlam: On September 23, 2016 just after 6:30 am, the Coquitlam RCMP responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle in the 4900 block...

Chilliwack Mounties bust dial-a-dope operation

Two people face charges after being arrested for drug offences by the RCMP in late August. Dipendra Varma Bundhoo, 27, of Delta, faces charges for...

BC NDP Director Raj Sihota becomes first South Asian woman to hold top staff position

News Talk 980 CKNW | Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk Bailey Nicholson Raj Sihota is now the first woman of South Asian descent to hold the top...

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High-profile gangster Gary Kang gunned down inside parents’ house

Kang pleaded guilty last month to several charges related to a massive 2018 Vancouver police investigation and was awaiting sentencing. By Kim Bolan A high-profile Lower...

Richmond murder is suspected retaliation for Kang hit, sources say

By Kim Bolan A convicted drug-trafficker with links to the Wolf Pack and Brothers Keepers (BK) gang was shot to death in Richmond on Thursday...

Mayor of Castlegar resigns following backlash over trip to family cabin

Vancouver: (Vancouver Sun) The mayor of a B.C. city in the West Kootenays has quit following backlash over a trip he took with his...

Thousands of Canadians still travelling to Hawaii, despite pandemic

TORONTO -(CTV News)- In the wake of several Canadian elected officials being caught travelling over the holidays – despite federal health guidelines stating non-essential...