Drivers warned delays on the Coquihalla Highway could last hours during long weekend

Drivers warned delays on the Coquihalla Highway could last hours during long weekend

Drivers heading to and from the Lower Mainland and the Interior this August long weekend are being warned of heavy delays on the Coquihalla Highway. Due to ongoing repairs on the major highway, following last year’s rainstorms, a travel advisory remains in effect between Exit 183, Othello Road and Exit 290, Merritt, for 115.9 kilometres. … Read more

2 killed, 2 others injured in collision along Highway 16 west of Edmonton – Edmonton

2 killed, 2 others injured in collision along Highway 16 west of Edmonton – Edmonton

Two people were killed and two more injured after a car ran a stop sign and was hit by another car on a major highway west of Edmonton Thursday afternoon. The collision happened about 50 kilometers west of Edmonton, on Highway 16 at Range Road 33 between Stony Plain and Wabamun Lake. RCMP said the … Read more

Ottawa’s most expensive home is on the market for $8.8 million

Ottawa’s most expensive home is on the market for .8 million

On the shores of the Ottawa River in the community of Dunrobin, Ont., sits Ottawa’s most expensive home on the market. River View Estate is a 27.8-acre property featuring a home with water views, wooded trails, sports facilities and 835 feet of waterfront, according to the listing on Christie’s International Real Estate. “Simply spectacular! This … Read more

BC man watches luggage go on whirlwind European tour without him courtesy of AirTags

BC man watches luggage go on whirlwind European tour without him courtesy of AirTags

Carl Cooper was eagerly anticipating an adventure when he boarded a flight from Kelowna, BC, to London, England, where his multi-country vacation was set to begin. He just wasn’t expecting that his summer romp through Europe would include following his luggage through an online app as it embarked on an entirely different trip that included … Read more

Police bodycam video shows Chicago teen raising arms before shot

Police bodycam video shows Chicago teen raising arms before shot

(CNN) — An investigation is underway after a 13-year-old boy was shot by a Chicago Police Department officer, according to the city’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability. The teen’s lawyers, and witnesses, contend his hands were up when police opened fire. He is now paralyzed from being shot in the back, the attorneys said. The … Read more

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Kiki Jones has spent the past few days taking cold showers, avoiding physical activity, keeping the blinds shut and blasting electric fans in their non-air-conditioned apartment in Toronto. But despite those measures, the 31-year-old hasn’t found much relief from the intense summer heat that’s gripped the city this week. “I’ve lived in Toronto for about … 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

Foot traffic in downtown Toronto hits pandemic high as employees return to office

Foot traffic in downtown Toronto hits pandemic high as employees return to office

Pedestrians crossing the intersection of Yonge and Dundas in Toronto on July 12.Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Foot traffic in downtown Toronto reached a pandemic high in mid-June, as major employers began mandating a return to the office, data from the global commercial real estate company Avison Young showed. And since the week of June … Read more

BC Ministry of Transportation publishes list of truck carriers ‘cancelled for cause’ – BC

BC Ministry of Transportation publishes list of truck carriers ‘cancelled for cause’ – BC

Questions are being raised about trucks hitting overpasses in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley after another truck hit the Glover Road overpass in Langley Monday, snarling traffic for hours. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure said over the last 12 months there have been eight incidents in those regions of overheight trucks hitting overhead … Read more

Truck hits Glover Road overpass in Langley, BC ahead of afternoon commute – BC

Truck hits Glover Road overpass in Langley, BC ahead of afternoon commute – BC

Traffic on Highway 1 in the Lower Mainland was once again affected by an overheight truck hitting an overpass, Monday. A truck traveling eastbound hits the Glover Road overpass in Langley around 1:30 pm The right lane was blocked for about two hours, leaving traffic heavily backed up along the highway. Drivers were being warned … Read more