‘So slow, so casual’: Thief uses U-Haul to steal Surrey family’s patio furniture

‘So slow, so casual’: Thief uses U-Haul to steal Surrey family’s patio furniture

“He came on so slow, so casual. You could tell our house was targeted.” That’s how Amanda Costa describes the man who targeted her home in Surrey’s Clayton Heights neighborhood in a brazen early morning theft — a crime that was caught on camera. Read more: ‘Excusez moi!’ BC woman interrupts thief stealing catalytic converter … Read more

Vandals damage brand new South Surrey pickleball courts days after they open – BC

Vandals damage brand new South Surrey pickleball courts days after they open – BC

Pickleball players in South Surrey, BC, are crying foul after vandals damaged a new court facility just days after it opened. The city officially opened the new recreational space in Crescent Park on Sept. 15, and Surrey RCMP said less than three days later — on the night of Sept. 17 — vandals broke in. … 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

13-year-old hospitalized after stabbing in Surrey, BC park – BC

13-year-old hospitalized after stabbing in Surrey, BC park – BC

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 16, 2022 5:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –HAS Larger font Increase article font size HAS+ Mounties say a 13-year-old has been injured in a stabbing attack in Surrey, BC Officers responded to reports of the stabbing in a park in the 6400-block of 123 Street … Read more

Surrey RCMP investigating shots fired on residential street – BC

Surrey RCMP investigating shots fired on residential street – BC

A shooting at a home in Surrey is being investigated, police say. Just after midnight, early Sunday morning, officers said they received a report that gunshots were heard in the 17500 block of 26 Ave in Surrey. Once officers arrived on scene, they found a home with apparent bullet holes. Read more: No injuries reported … Read more

Police charge two in shooting death of man acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing

Police charge two in shooting death of man acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing

SURREY, BC—Two young men have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the July 14 shooting of Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was acquitted in the trial of Canada’s most infamous terrorist bombing — the downing of Air India Flight 182. Tanner Fox, a 21-year-old from Abbotsford, BC, a city about 75 kilometers east of … 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

Ripudaman Singh Malik, acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing, shot dead in Surrey, BC, family says

Ripudaman Singh Malik, acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing, shot dead in Surrey, BC, family says

Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was acquitted in the 1985 Air India terrorist bombing, has been shot and killed, according to his family. RCMP were called to the Newton neighborhood of Surrey, BC, over reports of gunfire around 9:30 am on Thursday, and arrived to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds. “The man was provided … Read more

Ottawa under pressure to cancel ArriveCan app, increase airport staffing as travel chaos continues

Ottawa under pressure to cancel ArriveCan app, increase airport staffing as travel chaos continues

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino speaks with reporters after leaving a caucus meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 22.PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian Press The federal government is facing increased pressure to ax its ArriveCan app and increase staffing in an attempt to address the chaos plaguing Canada’s major airports, where travelers face delays and … Read more

Is it legal to text and drive if I’m in a Tim Hortons drive-through?

Is it legal to text and drive if I’m in a Tim Hortons drive-through?

I’m new to Ontario and I’m wondering: can I text on a phone while driving on private property – for example, in a Tim Hortons drive-through? –Sulabh Ontario’s the only place in Canada where you can legally text in a drive-through – but you probably shouldn’t. “It would definitely be recommended that people stay off … Read more