Andree Lau
Andree Lau is The Huffington Post B.C.'s News Editor. Andree was previously a journalist at the CBC, where she worked in Vancouver, Alberta, Ontario and New Brunswick.

Entries by Andree Lau

Cindy Gladue Case: Not Guilty Verdict Ignites Outrage, Protests (GRAPHIC)

(46) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 2:56 PM

WARNING: This story contains graphic details. The following information about violence may be triggering to survivors.

The circumstances of Cindy Gladue's last hours were horrific. The mother of two bled to death in a motel bathtub, suffering from an 11-centimetre vaginal wound.

And the trial of the man accused...

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Burnaby RCMP Shooting: Suspect In Deadly Stabbing Killed

(0) Comments | Posted March 29, 2015 | 11:49 PM

One man was killed in a stabbing in a Burnaby, B.C. home, and a suspect died in hospital after being shot by police.

RCMP were called to the 6100 block of 14th Avenue just before 6 a.m. on Sunday for reports of a double stabbing. When they arrived, officers encountered...

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East Vancouver House Sells For $567,000 Over Asking Price

(8) Comments | Posted March 29, 2015 | 1:53 AM

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Even in Vancouver where no one bats an eye at $1-million listings anymore, a record-breaking sale is raising all sorts of eyebrows.

An East Vancouver house listed for just under $1.6 million sold for $567,260 over the asking price, realtor...

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Kristi Gordon, Pregnant Meteorologist, Receives Astonishingly Mean Letters (VIDEO)

(136) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:45 AM

When Global News meteorologist Kristi Gordon announced she was expecting her second child, she actually asked viewers to be nice about her maternity wardrobe.

She explained in January that many people emailed during her previous pregnancy to criticize what she wore on-air.

Apparently, some people's ears (or the...

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Kayla Bourque, B.C. Animal Killer, Arrested For Alleged Probation Breach

(34) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 6:52 PM

Kayla Bourque, an "affectionless psychopath" who butchered two family pets, has been arrested for allegedly breaching her probation.

Bourque, now 25, is accused of breaking her release conditions by possessing a device capable of accessing the Internet, accessing the Internet, and accessing social networking sites, reported The Vancouver...

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Tofino House On Chesterman Beach Oozes West Coast Style

(8) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 5:14 PM

Tiny Tofino, B.C. has been much praised for its gorgeous sand beaches, rocking ocean surf, and mouth-watering restaurants. Now you can live there in style.

A stunning beachfront home listed for just under $5 million offers not only location, location, location, but also beautiful...

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Martin Gary Atwood Death: Slain Man's Remains Returned To Canada

(3) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 6:21 PM

UPDATE - March 26, 2015: Family friends say that Martin Gary Atwood's remains have been returned to his relatives in Nova Scotia.

Mexican officials were apparently having difficulties locating family of a Vancouver man who was found dead on a resort beach.

Martin Gary Atwood, 50, was discovered...

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Vancouver House Prices Could Average Over $2.1 Million By 2030: Vancity Report

(27) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 2:54 PM

If pressures on home prices in Metro Vancouver continue, the average cost to buy a detached house could hit more than $2.1 million by 2030, predicts a new report by Vancity.

The financial institution also forecasts that it will require more than 100 per cent of household income...

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Vancouver Real Estate Prices Are Certainly Laughable (VIDEO)

(5) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 4:29 PM

When the benchmark price for Vancouver-area homes now surpasses $1 million, and teardowns are listed for as much as $26 million, what are you going to do but cry?

Well, you could laugh and laugh and laugh.

Like this guy.

The segment from...

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Ryan Miller, Noureen DeWulf Welcome Baby Boy

(2) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 1:29 AM

Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller and his actress wife Noureen DeWulf are smitten new parents, announcing the arrival of their son on social media.

DeWulf, who starred in "Anger Management" with Charlie Sheen and can currently be seen in "Hockey Wives," posted a photo of newborn son, Bodhi...

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Burnaby RCMP Shooting Injures Man

(4) Comments | Posted March 21, 2015 | 2:04 AM

Burnaby RCMP who were investigating reports of a man with a gun were forced to shoot when a suspect allegedly threatened to hurt himself and police, said the force.

Police were called to the 9300 block of Salish Court at about 8 p.m. on Friday. The man drove away from...

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Mississauga Shooting: Peel Police Officers Wounded, Civilian Dead

(11) Comments | Posted March 21, 2015 | 12:21 AM

A chaotic scene unfolded in Mississauga, Ont. late Friday night with one person dead and two Peel Regional Police officers injured.

A civilian died at the scene around 11 p.m. ET on Queen Federica Drive, said the force. A second person is in hospital with undetermined injuries.

One officer suffered...

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We Aren't Kidding That This Is The Most Canadian Photo Ever

(17) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 3:02 PM

You could throw in a moose drinking a double double, next to a beaver nursing a beer, but really, this picture is pretty much perfect.

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The photo, which was shared online by the B.C. RCMP, has been hailed as "the most Canadian...

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Northern Lights Video Made In Whistler Captures The Dancing Sky

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 5:29 PM

One of our favourite B.C. photographers has done it again.

David McColm captured a spectacular time-lapse video of the northern lights in Whistler Monday night/early Tuesday (watch above).

Even the experienced shooter was stunned by the display, writing: "And what a show it was...

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Disgusting TV Prank Hits Vancouver Newscasters

(33) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 4:22 PM

Two Vancouver broadcasters have been the subject of an obscene "joke" that started in the U.S.

CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe was doing a live broadcast on St. Patrick's Day when someone jumped in front of her and yelled to the camera, "F--- her right in the pussy."...

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Daniel Paul, Vancouver Murder Suspect, On The Run: Police

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 4:00 PM

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Vancouver police are searching for a man suspected of killing his girlfriend, who leaves behind five daughters.

Daniel Alphonse Paul, 42, is the primary suspect in the death of Rose Paul, 36, said police in a news conference Tuesday.

Rose was found dead in...

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Hoarding Mom, Son In Chilliwack Get Life-Changing Help From Real Estate Investors

(8) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 2:23 PM

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Pauline Jollymour has so much stuff hoarded in the Chilliwack, B.C. home she shares with her son that you can barely see her among the towering piles of papers, Kleenex boxes, and garbage.

Jollymour, 92, and her son Gary, 58, have been...

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West Hotel Vancouver Stabbings Leave Men Dead

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2015 | 2:01 AM

Vancouver police are investigating the deaths of two men at a hotel near the city's historic Chinatown.

Officers responded to the West Hotel at Carrall and East Pender Streets on Saturday around 9 p.m. and found a 24-year-old man who had been stabbed. He died at the scene, said a...

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Big White Luxury Log Castle Crafted From Centuries-Old Trees (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 4:12 PM

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A custom-built castle in B.C.'s Okanagan region is taking "log cabin" to a whole 'nother level.

The 10,000 sq.-ft. home, located at the Big White Ski Resort southeast of Kelowna, has a hefty price tag of $9.2 million but comes with some impressive...

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Breastfeeding Mom From B.C. Outraged By United Airlines

(104) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 3:47 PM

A Canadian mom is outraged by how she was treated while breastfeeding her son on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Vancouver.

Kristen Hilderman, a magazine editor from Burnaby, B.C., said her five-month-old baby began to cry on the Sunday evening flight because the cabin pressure changed...

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