2 people dead, 1 injured in triple shooting in Coquitlam Wednesday night – BC

2 people dead, 1 injured in triple shooting in Coquitlam Wednesday night – BC

Two people are dead following a shooting in Coquitlam Wednesday night. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has now been called in to take over the case. RCMP said officers were called to the area of ​​Dawes Hill Road and Mundy Street around 7:45 pm after receiving multiple 911 calls about a possible shooting. When officers … Read more

‘Collective, highly-violent event’ in Coquitlam Tuesday as two suspects still on the run – BC

‘Collective, highly-violent event’ in Coquitlam Tuesday as two suspects still on the run – BC

Two suspects remained at large Wednesday after what police describe as a “collective, highly-violent event” in Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam on Tuesday afternoon. Two people who are known to police are also in custody. “We’re still concerned they are out in the community,” Coquitlam RCMP Insp. Darren Carr said at a media briefing Wednesday, speaking … Read more

Coquitlam RCMP searching for missing 19-year-old woman – BC

Coquitlam RCMP searching for missing 19-year-old woman – BC

Coquitlam RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find a missing 19-year-old woman they believe to be at high risk. Sophie Naidoo was last seen leaving the Port Coquitlam Public Library at 575 Poirier Ave. around 4:30 pm on Sunday. Police say she was headed in the direction of the Lougheed SkyTrain station. Naidoo … Read more

Wildfire burning at Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam, BC sitting nearly 12 hectares – BC

Wildfire burning at Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam, BC sitting nearly 12 hectares – BC

Minnekhada Regional Park in Port Coquitlam, BC, remains closed on Sunday as firefighters and wildfire crews continue to battle the ongoing wildfire at the park. The wildfire, which is burning in steep terrain in the park, is currently around 12 hectares in size, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Metro Vancouver and @BCGovFireInfo crews are … Read more

Wildfire ignites inside Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam, BC

Wildfire ignites inside Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam, BC

A wildfire is burning inside Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam, BC The fire is considered to be under control and not spreading in the regional park, according to Metro Vancouver Regional District Emergency Services. Read more: BC Wildfire Service warns that fire season isn’t over yet “Crews are on scene at a fire in Minnekhada … Read more

‘Riverdale’ actor sentenced for fatally shooting mother

‘Riverdale’ actor sentenced for fatally shooting mother

A young BC actor who fatally shot his mother in their Squamish home has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 14 years. Ryan Grantham, 24, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for pulling the trigger on March 31, 2020. Justice Kathleen Ker handed down the sentence in a Vancouver courtroom Tuesday, … Read more

When can I water the lawn this summer? Metro Vancouver restrictions take effect May 1

When can I water the lawn this summer?  Metro Vancouver restrictions take effect May 1

Lawn watering across Metro Vancouver will be limited to once a week when restrictions come into effect May 1, down from twice a week last year. Water use can increase by up to 50 per cent in the summer months according to the regional district, and lawn watering is a major reason why. The Phase … Read more

Vancouver weather: Record low from 1896 broken

Vancouver weather: Record low from 1896 broken

Nearly two dozen BC communities saw new record low temperatures in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. For some areas, it was the third straight day of record-breaking cold. Bella Bella, Clinton, Nakusp and Puntzi Mountain all saw their lowest-ever minimum temperatures for April 16 on Saturday, and … Read more

E-transfers disappearing from some RBC accounts, bank says

E-transfers disappearing from some RBC accounts, bank says

A number of customers have reported e-transfers disappearing from their Royal Bank of Canada accounts, something the company has promised to resolve. Several people flagged the issue on social media Friday, saying money that had previously been deposited into their account had gone missing. “It was there yesterday and now it’s gone. What’s happening?” one … Read more

Border waits: BC residents face hours-long lineups on Good Friday

Border waits: BC residents face hours-long lineups on Good Friday

Massive lineups at the Peace Arch Border Crossing had drivers growing increasingly frustrated, with some social media users reporting waits as long as five hours. Images from the BC Ministry of Transportation’s highway cameras showed vehicles backed up bumper-to-bumper well past 8 Avenue in Surrey as families flocked to the US for day trips and … Read more