West Vancouver

Zoinks! B.C. Woman Holds Scooby-Doo World Record

The Huffington Post B.C. | Hillary Nguyen-Don | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Who said obsessing over TV shows was a bad thing? Becky Findlay of West Vancouver, B.C. is the proud owner of the Guinness World Record title for larg...

Loaded Guns Lost Near West Vancouver School

The Huffington Post B.C. | Hillary Nguyen-Don | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

After a morning search, police in West Vancouver have located two loaded guns that were dumped near an elementary school. On Wednesday night, a dis...

West Vancouver Spends Twice As Much As Surrey: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A new report comparing per capita spending among 17 Metro Vancouver municipalities says there are significant discrepancies across the reg...

Treetops Near West Vancouver Home Lead To Lawsuit

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's a multi-million dollar home with a million dollar view but Xu Kuai says he can't sell it because his neighbour's trees are obstruc...

3 Bear Break-Ins In West Van

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - When a black bear ambled in the front door of a West Vancouver home, the family fled out the back in the latest incident involv...

Chinese Ads Under Fire In B.C. Again

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A group that has previously criticized Chinese language ads in B.C. is now targeting signs on West Vancouver bus shelters. Brad Saltzberg, a repres...

This Looks Really Bad, But Cyclist Did Survive Crash

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. cyclist is recovering after being hit by a car in West Vancouver, and thrown about 15 metres. The force of the collision hurled the man'...

Bear Killed After Returning For 2nd Break-In

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A black bear was shot and killed in West Vancouver after breaking into a residential garage — and then returning to try it again. The animal bro...

Financial Reporting Season Opens At City Halls Across B.C.

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

It's that time of year again, when local governments across B.C. grit their teeth and post their annual statements of financial information for all and sundry. Depending upon your perspective, they're either a veritable treasure trove of news stories or a minefield of PR disasters waiting to happen.

WATCH: Hundreds Of Dolphins Surprise Rescue Boat

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Volunteers with the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue in West Vancouver are used to seeing porpoises and the odd whale or two when they're out t...

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Into Family Van

CBC | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 2-year-old girl and a wrong-way driver suffered serious injuries when a panel van slammed head-on into a family minivan last night on the Trans-Cana...

West Van Police Investigated By WorkSafeBC

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WorkSafeBC says it will be launching an investigation into the conduct of the West Vancouver Police Department. A recent employee survey showed the...

West Van Police Chief Retires Amid Controversy

CBC | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

West Vancouver police chief Peter Lepine announced his retirement Monday, after his predecessor suggested the department should be taken over by an ou...

Time To Bite Bullet On Metro Vancouver Regional Police Force

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

If British Columbians pay the same bucks as Ontario and Quebec for policing, has fewer cops and a higher crime severity index, what gives?

LOOK: West Van Mansion Goes Up In Flames

CBC | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Firefighters say a house fire that broke out early Friday morning in the British Properties in West Vancouver is now under control. The blaze start...

LOOK: This Month's Most Expensive Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Because no house can nudge the most expensive house in Vancouver out of its high-priced top spot, we decided to take a different approach this month a...

LOOK: What A Bear Can Do To A Car

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

West Vancouver police are reminding people that bear season is in full effect after an animal allegedly tried to break into a resident's car. A hom...

Longboarding Crash Sends Teen To Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - A teenage longboarder who suffered a head injury after a collision with a van in West Vancouver remains in intensive care as hi...

West Van Police: Always Prepared

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - A driver in Metro Vancouver may owe his life to the off-duty abilities of two West Vancouver police officers.The officers were ...

Fast.. Like A Mail Truck?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - No longer will Canada Post be known as snail mail to police in West Vancouver, B.C.The department says it impounded a postal va...

Tree-Cutting Hoax Stuns West Van

CBC | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Police in a well-to-do Metro Vancouver community are investigating a strange hoax where residents have received letters telling them to shorten their ...