Human remains in burned car near Summerland linked to fatal Abbotsford crash

Human remains in burned car near Summerland linked to fatal Abbotsford crash

Two bodies found inside a burned vehicle in the South Okanagan died because of foul play, say police. On Tuesday afternoon, the RCMP’s Southeast District Major Crime Unit (SED MCU) issued an update on the investigation. The bodies were found on Saturday morning, Aug. 6, after the Summerland Fire Department extinguished a vehicle fire on … Read more

Among the gifts offered to Trudeau since 2015, 17 images of himself

Among the gifts offered to Trudeau since 2015, 17 images of himself

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to media outside the Basilica of Sainte-Anne de Beaupré, east of Quebec City, during the papal visit of Pope Francis, on July 28.Bernard Brault/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been offered the gift of his own likeness some 17 times since becoming prime minister, including once by the … Read more

Wildfire southwest of Penticton, BC, prompts more evacuation alerts and orders

Wildfire southwest of Penticton, BC, prompts more evacuation alerts and orders

The Keremeos Creek wildfire burning north of Keremeos, BC, on July 29.HO/The Canadian Press Hundreds of Interior BC residents were on evacuation alert over the weekend as two wildfires in the province grew after a week of dry conditions during a heat wave in Western Canada. The Keremeos Creek fire was first discovered on Friday … Read more

Pope Francis apologizes for ‘evil perpetuated’ at residential schools in Iqaluit meeting with survivors to close Canadian tour

Pope Francis apologizes for ‘evil perpetuated’ at residential schools in Iqaluit meeting with survivors to close Canadian tour

Pope Francis attends a meeting with former students of residential schools at the Nakasuk Elementary School in Iqaluit on July 29, 2022.VATICAN MEDIA/Reuters In Iqaluit, Pope Francis’s last stop in his historic six-day Canadian tour, his address to young people and Inuit elders in the square of a primary school alternated between expressing regret for … Read more

Jet boat group calls for calm after beating filmed on river in Chilliwack – BC

Jet boat group calls for calm after beating filmed on river in Chilliwack – BC

The head of a group that represents jet boat users in the Lower Mainland is calling for cooler heads to prevail after a caught-on-camera violent incident on the Vedder River on Sunday. Chilliwack RCMP launched an investigation after a man who was fishing from the riverbank was beaten viciously by three men who sped up … Read more

Homeless community struggles to process shootings in Langley, BC

Homeless community struggles to process shootings in Langley, BC

An RCMP officer moves police tape near a tent covering a body at one of three locations being investigated in regards to multiple shootings, in Langley, BC, on July 25.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press At least some of the victims of a shooting rampage in the Vancouver region that killed two people and left two others … Read more

On the run for 20 years, American fugitive arrested in BC

On the run for 20 years, American fugitive arrested in BC

An American fugitive on the run since 2001 was arrested earlier this month in BC’s Southern Interior, say police. On Tuesday, Creston RCMP announced the arrest and deportation of Louis Edward Flood, who was convicted in 1997 for lewd conduct with a child under 16 and sex abuse of a child under 16 in Idaho. … Read more

Fake ID: Suspects who helped BC inmate escape used images found online

Fake ID: Suspects who helped BC inmate escape used images found online

Police are now saying the photos they released of two suspects who helped a BC inmate escape from a pre-trial facility are stock images from the internet. “Investigators can now confirm that previously-released images of Rabih Alkhalil’s associates are stock images that do not represent the suspects themselves,” said Const. Deanna Law. “It is believed … Read more

Nova Scotia gunman used ‘suspicious means’ to get cash, inquiry finds

Nova Scotia gunman used ‘suspicious means’ to get cash, inquiry finds

Commission counsel Ronke Akinyemi delivers a foundational document related to Gabriel Wortman’s financial misdealings at the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Halifax on July 19.Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press It remains a troubling question that will linger long after the public inquiry into the … Read more

Is it illegal for a driver to speed up while you’re trying to pass them?

Is it illegal for a driver to speed up while you’re trying to pass them?

We just drove from Victoria to Calgary and back with a dog and two kids. When we got to Alberta, there were a few times where drivers sped up when we tried to pass. They’d be going just at the speed limit and then floored it to 120 kilometers an hour as we passed. This … Read more