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WYWS: Habs beat Vegas in nail-biter

“A rest is always good,” Carey Price says, but the Canadiens’ bye week might be coming at the worst possible time. Montreal has some momentum with four wins in their last five games after Saturday’s 5-4 shootout win over the Vegas Golden Knights at the Bell Centre. Full story here. Schukov: Proposal for a one-stop […]

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First major blast of winter hits Metro Vancouver region

The first major blast of winter has hit the Metro Vancouver region Sunday. Residents throughout Vancouver woke up to several centimetres of snow and a snowfall warning of more powder on the way. Environment Canada issues snowfall warning “The low pressure system continues its trek across the South Coast this afternoon,” read the warning issued […]

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Crime
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Surrey
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Surrey cul-de-sac cordoned off with police tape after shots fired at home

Gunshots rang out in the Fleetwood neighbourhood near 85 Avenue and 167 Street. File / Postmedia A quiet Surrey cul-de-sac was a bevy of police activity Friday morning after shots were fired at a residence. A 911 call was made at 9:45 a.m. after gunshots rang out in the Fleetwood neighbourhood near 85 Avenue and […]

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Traffic Accidents

Pedestrian killed in Surrey accident at Scott Road

A pedestrian died later in hospital after an accident at Scott Road in Surrey. SHANE MACKICHAN / PNG files Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian who was struck in the 7100 block of Scott Road later died of injuries in hospital Saturday night. The accident happened at about 5:20 p.m. as the pedestrian was […]

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gang violence
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Surrey’s new top cop looking forward to the challenge, even if it is short-lived

He could be the last Mountie in charge of policing in Surrey. But Chief Supt. Brian Edwards, Surrey’s new top cop, says he is ready for the challenge no matter what the future holds. Edwards, who will be promoted to assistant commissioner when he assumes the post in January, told reporters Thursday that he jumped […]

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British Columbia
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Plane Crash

Multiple dead after plane crashes on Gabriola Island

A twin-engine Piper Aerostar similar to one believed to have gone down on Gabriola Island on Dec. 10, 2019. [PNG Merlin Archive] PNG Several people have died after a plane crashed on the north end of Gabriola Island on Tuesday evening. “It was terrifying,” said Bette Lou Hagen, who lives about 100 metres from where […]

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In case you missed it (ICYMI)
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#ICYMI: Donations burn in West Island aid group fire, publishers fight against Publisac restrictions

Simon Coutu said he felt a surge of adrenalin when it happened: A group of masked men barged into his office, surrounded him and began shouting him down. They belonged to a far-right group “tainted by violence” whose members were physically imposing, trained in martial arts and had been involved in a 2007 stabbing at […]

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White Rock

White Rock supporters who bought ‘planks’ thanked by Friends of Pier

The repaired White Rock pier in December 2019. Geoffrey Yue / PNG Close to a year after a windstorm sent boats smashing into the White Rock Pier, causing it to collapse in the centre, supporters gathered to receive certificates of appreciation for their donations to help rebuild the span through a fundraiser organized by Friends […]

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B.C. seafood wholesaler admits to illegally importing fish into U.S.

The Heras family’s 7 Seas Seafood was inducted into the BCFB Hall of Fame last month. Flanked by sons Nick and George, John Heras founded the Vancouver Fish Company in 1967. Fred Lee / PNG The owner of a Richmond-based seafood has been sentenced to probation and fined US$2,000 after pleading guilty to importing previously […]

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Hypnosis eases pain, anxiety, Montreal Children’s Hospital pilot project shows

Maryanne Fortin sat next to her patient, nine-year-old Koraly Lefrançois, who had already closed her eyes. The hypnosis was about to begin. “Let the calmness grow inside you,” Fortin suggested, speaking in a monotone. “Let go of all your other feelings.” Koraly, who is in remission from a rare type of Hodgkin lymphoma, soon drifted […]

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