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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Is Rich Coleman ready to run for Mayor of Surrey?

WHEN Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner made the surprise announcement on April 10 that she would not seek re-election in the municipal election in October,...

Peel Regional Police still searching for missing 77-year-old South Asian

OFFICERS from Peel Regional Police's 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 77-year-old male from Brampton. Jagdish Sumal was...

Shooting reported in South Surrey; vehicle on fire

NEWS reports say that there has been a shooting at 178th Street and 12th Avenue in South Surrey. A vehicle fire at 187th Street...

More than 200 jobs approved for funding for local students in...

SUKH Dhaliwal, MP for Surrey-Newton, on behalf of Patty Hajdu, federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced on Thursday that the hiring...

Delta Police to notify public on regular basis when traffic enforcement...

IN what’s believed to be a first in policing in BC, the Delta Police Traffic Unit says it will be regularly advising social media...

Alternative border crossings to busy Douglas port of entry

THE Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers that wait times at the Douglas port of entry (POE) can often be lengthy due to volume...

Legislation will prohibit payment for blood and plasma collection

HEALTH Minister Adrian Dix on Thursday introduced the Voluntary Blood Donations Act, which will help preserve the integrity of Canada's public blood and plasma...

Wilkinson’s plan to cancel the speculation tax would hurt people, says...

ON Wednesday in Question Period, BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson called on the BC NDP government to cancel its tax on non-resident real estate...

B.C. introduces provincial cannabis legislation

THE Province on Thursday announced that it has introduced legislation to provide for legal, controlled access to non-medical cannabis in British Columbia. "The legislation introduced...

Province submits court reference to protect B.C.’s coast from threat of...

THE Government of British Columbia submitted a reference question to the B.C. Court of Appeal on Thursday to affirm its right to protect B.C....

Vancouver Police investigating city’s eighth homicide of 2018

AN early morning assault in Vancouver on Thursday turned deadly and Vancouver Police homicide investigators are investigating the city’s eighth homicide of 2018. Just before 1:30 a.m. on...

STEMCELL Technologies announces $45 million government funding for advanced manufacturing facility

STEMCELL Technologies, Canada’s largest biotechnology company, on Wednesday announced a $45 million joint funding agreement between the Governments of Canada and British Columbia to...

Government introduces public interest disclosure legislation for public service

THE Government of British Columbia has introduced legislation that will create a framework to allow public service employees to disclose serious wrongdoing, and will...

Surrey RCMP investigating after girl reports being followed by suspicious person...

SURREY RCMP are advising the public of a suspicious person who was reported to have followed a young girl as she walked to school on...

Millennial men value altruism and self-care above traditional male qualities, says...

CONTRARY to popular stereotypes, young men today are likely to be selfless, socially engaged and health-conscious, according to a new study from the University...

B.C. takes on pill presses with a bill to battle fentanyl

IN a move against the illegal production of illicit opioids and to help keep them off the streets, the Province on Wednesday announced it...

BC Liberals introduce bill to end corporate and union influence in...

PETER Milobar, BC Liberal MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson, introduced the Election Amendment Act in the Legislature on Wednesday. “If passed, this bill will ensure entities...

RCMP seek witnesses and video for hit and run investigation

SURREY RCMP are asking for assistance from the public to advance the investigation into an alleged dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and hit...

Surrey RCMP Superintendent Manny Mann becomes first South Asian to be...

SURREY RCMP Superintendent Mandip “Manny” Mann has been promoted to Chief Superintendent. He is the first South Asian to hold this rank in B.C. His...

Shiprider investigation leads to drug smuggling charges

A British Columbia man is facing 11 charges relating to the importation and trafficking of illegal narcotics as a result of a cross-border investigation...
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