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Man with ties to Scouts accused of distributing child porn in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — A man from Surrey, B.C., with ties to Scouts Canada is accused of distributing, accessing and possessing child pornography. The RCMP say in a news release that 57-year-old Edward Vandeyck was charged Friday.
9th case of coronavirus revealed in B.C.

9th case of coronavirus revealed in B.C.

The new case is a man in his 50s, who recently came home to the Fraser Health Region from Iran

Vancouver police cruisers, fleeing car, damaged at end of early morning chase

VANCOUVER — Police say one man suffered minor injuries when his car and several police cruisers collided numerous times at the end of a brief pursuit in Vancouver. It happened just after 2 a.m. when Const.
B.C. hate-motivated crime numbers jumped in 2018

B.C. hate-motivated crime numbers jumped in 2018

New stats show hate crimes in B.C. based on sexual orientation jumped 78%, while those based on religion were down 33%

Suspected arson at CN Rail building not connected to protests: RCMP

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — The RCMP says a teenage male was arrested and released with a future court date after a suspected arson at a Canadian National Railway building in northwest British Columbia. Cpl.
Investigation into death of toddler in Squamish parking lot ongoing

Investigation into death of toddler in Squamish parking lot ongoing

There will be no fast answers in the Friday night death of a two-year-old girl
Travel, timeshare scams return to Top 10 fraud list in 2019, says BBB

Travel, timeshare scams return to Top 10 fraud list in 2019, says BBB

VANCOUVER — The Better Business Bureau says travel, vacation and timeshare scams topped the list of frauds that cost victims thousands of dollars last year.
ICBC profits should not be used to cover other government costs: NDP

ICBC profits should not be used to cover other government costs: NDP

VICTORIA — British Columbia's New Democrat government is planning to table legislation this week to prevent governments from diverting surplus funds from the province's public auto insurer to cover other government expenses.
You'll soon be able to use your debit card at BC Ferries ticket booths

You'll soon be able to use your debit card at BC Ferries ticket booths

The PIN pads are coming, ferry passengers!
Aging, growing population mean more cancer cases in Canada: study

Aging, growing population mean more cancer cases in Canada: study

VANCOUVER — A technician holds a mesh bag full of marbles meant to represent breast tissue, pointing out a single black marble among the clear ones. The goal is to explain why a woman's breasts are compressed during a mammogram.