Province Denies Overcrowding, Gang Tensions To Blame For Youth Jail Riot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Inmates caused extensive damage to the centre.

Young Offenders Start Fires In Riot At B.C. Detention Centre

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Officials say a riot at a young offenders jail in Burnaby, B.C., has caused extensive damage. Inmates started smashing microwaves, ...

Let Trudeau Know Kinder Morgan Is A Bad Deal For B.C.

Kennedy Stewart | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Politics
Kennedy Stewart

Don't forget, way back in January 2014 Trudeau said about Kinder Morgan, "I certainly hope that we're going to be able to get that pipeline approved." Unless we make things uncomfortable for him politically, the prime minister will force this pipeline through our communities against our will -- the public's will.

Fake Tax Scam Dupes Woman Out Of $8,000

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 05.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Ontario are warning residents about the same scam.

Supreme Court: B.C. Murderer, Montreal Woman Both Lose Appeals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2016 | Canada

The decisions were announced Thursday.

Someone Vandalized 350 Cars In 2 Months In Burnaby

CBC | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

More than 19 cars were vandalized on one street alone, RCMP said.

Man Assaulted By Group Of Attackers Outside Metrotown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

By the time officers arrived all the suspects except for one had fled.

Vancouver City Workers Mourn Slain Colleague

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Investigators say they don't have any suspects.

B.C. First Nation Releases Scathing Report On Pipeline Expansion

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The report said fumes from potential spills would make over one million people sick within two hours.

Burnaby RCMP Shooting Injures Man 'In Distress'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 03.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Police were looking into reports of a man with a gun.

Burnaby 7-Eleven Robbery Leads To RCMP Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Shots were fired and both suspects fled in the van until it crashed.

Fight At Burnaby SkyTrain Station Leads To Man's Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Investigators know there were a number of people in the area at the time of the altercation.

Coquitlam Man Going To Jail For Keying Cars

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. man who keyed more than a hundred vehicles in the Lower Mainland will be spending time in jail for the vandalism. Soo Yo Kim, 37, was sente...

B.C. Hockey Dad Sentenced For Threatening 9-Year-Old Player

CBC | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Burnaby, B.C. hockey dad has been given a 12-month conditional discharge for allegedly threatening a player on his son's hockey team. Terry Litt, ...

BC SPCA Gets Some Famous Helping Hands

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The BC SPCA got some help from some famous hands this week when Michael Bublé and wife Luisana Lopilato made a substantial donation of dog treats to ...

Make Kinder Morgan Pay For Protest Costs: City Of Burnaby

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver-area city is asking the National Energy Board to hand Kinder Morgan a bill that could be worth more than $2 million for polici...

Burnaby Mountain Policing Costs Not Our Problem: Kinder Morgan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - The president of Kinder Morgan says his company isn't responsible for the policing bill related to pipeline protests at a Metro Vancou...

Co-Worker Accused Of Hiding $50-Million Lottery Ticket From Office Pool

CBC | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Shoppers Drug Mart employee is accusing her co-worker of hiding an unclaimed $50-million winning Lotto Max Quick Pick ticket she claims he bought wi...

Protesters Unapologetic About Taking Kids Across B.C. Police Line

CBC | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Protesters Kim Fink and Peter Cech had their daughters with them when they joined hundreds of other protesters on Burnaby Mountain in opposition to Ki...

When It Comes To B.C. Local Elections, Standing Out Isn't A Good Thing

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

For the last six weeks, deep in the B.C. legislature, eight MLAs have been toiling away at trying to set spending limits for municipal parties and their candidates in 2018, as well as third parties. It's been an oddly quiet discussion, given that their recommendations might restore a modicum of faith in local democracy. Might.

Kinder Morgan Pulls Out Of Burnaby Mountain

The Canadian Press | CP | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. — Kinder Morgan is pulling its equipment out early from Burnaby Mountain — the area at the centre of anti-pipeline protests in Metro...

Kinder Morgan Is Showing What Kind Of Neighbours They Really Are

Ben West | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

To really understand what is going on on Burnaby Mountain over the past weeks and months it should be seen in the context of years of frustration for those of us on Canada's West Coast sick of the attempts by Enbridge and Kinder Morgan trying to push their dangerous pipelines across the mountain and rivers communities we live in.

The RCMP Were Kind And Civil As They Arrested Me On Burnaby Mountain

Bob Kull | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Bob Kull

When I heard about the protest on Burnaby Mountain, I decided to go up and lend support. During my first several visits there were no police in sight. That changed last Thursday when the RCMP moved in to enforce the injunction handed down by the B.C. Supreme Court. We've seen media photos and video of the physical conflicts that have sometimes developed, but those instances have been rare and it's important to keep them in perspective.

Burnaby Mountain Is A Perfect Storm of Activism

Larry Commodore | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Larry Commodore

The current Burnaby Mountain demonstrations and civil disobedience over Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion has developed into a perfect storm of activism. You have three powerful First Nations; you have location, your local politicians, academics, the young, the old, and David Suzuki and his grandson.

What's Happening on Burnaby Mountain Should Surprise No One

Carol Linnitt | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

The way tensions between pipeline opponents and Kinder Morgan contractors have escalated during the last week should come as a surprise to no one. The mishandling of the National Energy Board review of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain oil pipeline and tanker proposal has created the conditions for the situation now unfolding on the mountainside.