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North Van's former illegal hostel owner Emily Yu moves out of townhouse

North Van's former illegal hostel owner Emily Yu moves out of townhouse

3-bedroom unit, currently for sale, needs renos and updating, according to real estate listing
Horgan says COVID-19 relief promise top priority of short B.C. legislature session

Horgan says COVID-19 relief promise top priority of short B.C. legislature session

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says his newly re-elected government will focus on ensuring families and individuals start receiving COVID-19 recovery benefits when the legislature resumes for a shortened session on Monday.
Former B.C. social worker arrested, facing fraud charges: RCMP

Former B.C. social worker arrested, facing fraud charges: RCMP

KELOWNA, B.C. — The RCMP say the B.C. Prosecution Service has approved 13 charges against a former social worker alleged to have stolen money from foster children in his care.
RCMP investigating after shots fired in Richmond city centre

RCMP investigating after shots fired in Richmond city centre

Richmond RCMP say the incident appears to have been targeted, although the motive is unknown at this time
Federal-provincial cost-sharing deal aids B.C. public transit services in pandemic

Federal-provincial cost-sharing deal aids B.C. public transit services in pandemic

VANCOUVER — B.C. Transit, TransLink and BC Ferries will get more than $1 billion in pandemic relief funds under details of an agreement that were finalized on Friday by the federal and provincial governments.
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Richmond Hospital

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Richmond Hospital

New admissions, transfers and visits to the affected unit has been suspended, says Vancouver Coastal Health.

Police dogs, helicopter assist in apprehending federal offender who escaped

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a federal inmate is back in custody following a brief escape. They say in a statement that they responded to a report of shots fired Thursday just before 3 p.m.
High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

VICTORIA — Seniors in British Columbia's long-term care homes and hospitals will be the first to get immunized against COVID-19 starting in the first week of January with two vaccines, the province's top doctor says. Dr.
Richmond RCMP searching for high-risk missing woman

Richmond RCMP searching for high-risk missing woman

Barbara Veikle is known to spend time in Vancouver's Downtown East Side

Transportation Safety Board team to probe lifeboat incident off Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A Transportation Safety Board team has been assigned to investigate a marine accident that seriously injured two crew members from a freighter moored in English Bay, off Vancouver.