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Death of elderly man found at Deer Lake deemed not suspicious

Death of elderly man found at Deer Lake deemed not suspicious

Deer Lake in Burnaby. Photo Shutterstock The death of a 75-year-old man whose body was found at Deer Lake Park on Saturday is not being investigated as suspicious, according to Burnaby RCMP.
Victoria police welcome at Sunday’s Pride parade, organizer says

Victoria police welcome at Sunday’s Pride parade, organizer says

The rainbow flag is a staple in Gay Pride parades all over the world. The colours are intended to reflect the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
New $27 million facility ‘a coming of age’ for Arts Umbrella

New $27 million facility ‘a coming of age’ for Arts Umbrella

Arts Umbrella’s new facility will include a professional 160-seat performance theatre | Image: Henriquez Partners Architects Arts Umbrella’s original capital campaign raised $250 from five artists who wanted to pilot seven community arts programs for
Transit Police launch campaign to prevent sexual assault

Transit Police launch campaign to prevent sexual assault

Metro Vancouver Transit Police are asking riders to report sexual assault and harassment on transit in next phase of anti-sex offence ad campaign.
This is what happens when you get arrested at a Kinder Morgan protest

This is what happens when you get arrested at a Kinder Morgan protest

Some of the people who sat down June 30 in violation of an injunction. Photograph By CONTRIBUTED “I was convicted yesterday.
Whale watch body wants closer access to other orcas as feds set 200-metre limit

Whale watch body wants closer access to other orcas as feds set 200-metre limit

The new 200-metre distance rules to protect the endangered southern resident killer whale population has West Coast whale watch groups demanding closer access to other more abundant orca populations.
Communities still recovering one year after worst fire season on record in B.C.

Communities still recovering one year after worst fire season on record in B.C.

Communities are still recovering from British Columbia’s worst wildfire season on record, one year after a fateful two-day period in July 2017 that sparked more than 100 new fires and prompted the province to declare a state of emergency.
Two-metre-long pet python named Gypsy missing in Delta

Two-metre-long pet python named Gypsy missing in Delta

A ball python. Shutterstock photo Police say a two-metre-long ball python is missing in Ladner, a suburb of Delta, B.C. The caramel-coloured pet snake named Gypsy went missing in a farmer's field on June 30.
Doug Ford blames housing crisis on ‘illegal border-crossers’

Doug Ford blames housing crisis on ‘illegal border-crossers’

Ontario PC leader Doug Ford reacts after winning the Ontario Provincial election to become the new premier in Toronto, on Thursday, June 7, 2018.
Why would you name a Vancouver political party after an organization with the same name?

Why would you name a Vancouver political party after an organization with the same name?

Coun. Hector Bremner was originally campaigning to become the Non-Partisan Association’s mayoral nominee. Now he’s starting his own party.