Assaults, injuries reported in Tsawwassen Halloween mayhem, say Delta police – BC

Assaults, injuries reported in Tsawwassen Halloween mayhem, say Delta police – BC

Police in Delta, BC, are appealing for photos and video after they say hundreds of rowdy youth gathered on Halloween, leading to property damage, mischief and assaults. Police say the crowds formed at South Delta Secondary School and Dennison Park in Tsawwassen, where officers witnessed the crowd surge to as many as 400 young people … 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

Another highway overpass struck by overheight vehicle in Metro Vancouver – BC

Another highway overpass struck by overheight vehicle in Metro Vancouver – BC

Another overpass has been hit in Metro Vancouver. const. Ken Usipiuk tweeted out Thursday afternoon that officers were assisting Deas Island Freeway members after a vehicle with a piece of heavy equipment struck the 112 Street overpass on Highway 99 in Delta. Northbound traffic was affected, but officials said the road should be open again … Read more

Heat warning issued for Metro Vancouver, first hot stretch of summer – BC

Heat warning issued for Metro Vancouver, first hot stretch of summer – BC

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Metro Vancouver for the first hot stretch of the summer. The warning issued Sunday is in place until Monday for Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, the North Shore, Coquitlam Maple Ridge, Surrey, Langley, Richmond and Delta. Read more: As heat waves get hotter, experts warn against becoming ‘air … Read more

Flight cancellations pile up on Memorial Day weekend

Flight cancellations pile up on Memorial Day weekend

Hundreds of flights worldwide were canceled by midday Sunday, adding to the mounting number of scrubbed flights during the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend in the United States. More than 1,260 flights had been canceled as of 2:30 pm EDT Sunday, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. That followed more than 2,300 cancellations on Friday … Read more

Air travelers face cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

Air travelers face cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

Travelers queue up move through the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022, in Denver.David Zalubowski/The Associated Press Airline travelers are not only facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer travel season. They’re also dealing with a pileup of flight cancellations. More … 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