Hoarding

How Hoarding Could Have Killed Her

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An East Vancouver woman narrowly escaped a two-alarm house fire Friday morning, after the items she had hoarded obstructed firefighters trying to put ...

B.C. Hoarder Pinned By Debris

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Eleven fire fighters cut through a door and then sawed a pathway through ceiling-high mounds of garbage packed inside a small Burnaby,...

Why Is PETA Opposing No-Kill Animal Shelters?

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada
Douglas Anthony Cooper

2012-04-06-PETAfinalGREEN51.jpgWhy is a so-called animal rights group willing to go to war over its right to kill healthy pets unnecessarily? "No Kill" -- defined as a euthanasia rate of not more than 10 per cent of a given shelter's pets -- has been achieved wherever it has been strictly implemented. Perhaps the most sickening aspect of PETA's assault on the No Kill movement is that it blocks groups from rescuing animals in high-kill shelters.

Could Hoarding Be Genetic? New Study Of Behaviour Looks At Family Factors

CBC | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada Living

A Toronto researcher has launched the first study of its kind to explore a key but little understood aspect of hoarding: the link between...

Body Found In Gutted Vancouver Home

CBC | Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada

Fire officials say one person has been found dead inside a home destroyed by fire over the weekend. The home in the 700 block...