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Man acquitted after judge throws out evidence he had a suitcase full of drugs at Vancouver airport

A man has been acquitted after evidence that he had checked in a suitcase containing a large quantity of drugs at Vancouver International Airport was thrown out of court.

Missing dog walker found alive after two days lost in Coquitlam back country

Annette Poitras, who went missing while walking three dogs in Coquitlam Monday afternoon, has been found alive.

RCMP believe missing Alberta women may be in West Vancouver

The RCMP is asking for the public's help finding two missing Alberta women, who may be in the West Vancouver area.

RCMP searching for attacker in Whistler stabbing

Mounties in Whistler are searching for the person who stabbed a young man on the weekend in Whistler.

Barry Neufeld needs to learn from his mistakes

On Tuesday night, Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld stood in front of a hall full of people in Chilliwack. He spoke against the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity program and likened gender reassignment treatment to child abuse.'

Can property managers or strata corporations charge extra fees?

Dear Tony: We requested a meeting with our council or manager to be able to view our documents of the strata. What we want to see is a copy of the signed contract our strata claims to have in place for landscaping and snow removal. The contractor is an owner who has been in conflict with a number of ...

Why parents shouldn't lie to their kids about the passing of a pet

It seems absurd to some. We adopt them and call them our babies. We let them sleep in our beds and some even dress them up in sweaters or raincoats to protect them from cold weather chills.

Government covers $700,000-a-year drug for sick Vancouver woman

A young woman whose only hope for recovery rested on a drug that costs more than $700,000 a year will get her medication covered by the provincial government after all.

B.C. man convicted of repeatedly assaulting wife and sons

A B.C. man has been convicted of assaulting his wife and their two sons numerous times over a period of 14 years.

Buble to host 2018 Juno Awards in Vancouver

It was an emotional return to the public eye for Burnaby's Michael Buble. The 12-time Juno Award winner was visibly moved taking to the podium at CBC Studios in downtown Vancouver following the announcement that he would be hosting the 2018 JUNO Awards at Rogers Arena on March 25.

More to being Santa Claus than Ho-Ho-Ho-ing

According to Bill Marles, being a good Santa Claus means understanding body language — and keeping an eye on the parents.

Ex-gangster got immunity in 2005 murder for cooperation, B.C. trial hears

A former United Nations gangster struck a deal to make sure he wouldn't be prosecuted in connection with an unsolved 2005 double murder as part of an agreement to testify against his former gang mates, B.C. Supreme Court heard on Monday.

Crown seeks 4 1/2 years for nightclub slaying

A woman convicted in the fatal assault of another woman outside a Vancouver nightclub should receive a 4 1/2-year sentence in jail, a prosecutor argued Monday.

Transit fares are changing and TransLink wants you to decide how

You could be paying for transit by the kilometre travelled under new changes TransLink is considering for next spring.

TED 2017 in Vancouver confirms five women subjected to sexual harassment or aggressive behaviour

At the annual TED Conference in Vancouver, one man was "asked to leave" and another barred for being the source of five complaints by women at the event earlier this year, TED said.

TIELEMAN: Triple child killer Allan Schoenborn gets day passes

Call it the ultimate, most outrageous contradiction.

Jiggle Ball founder's X-Mas party hacks


Stamps topple Eskimos in CFL West final

The Calgary Stampeders repeated over and over again that there was nothing to worry about.

Thousands attend Abbotsford, B.C., police officer's regimental funeral

Thousands of mourners, including men and women in uniform, civilians and Abbotsford residents, paid their final respects to Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson on Sunday.

Cdn soldier dies during training exercise at CFB Shilo

Military police are investigating the death of a Canadian Army reservist during training at CFB Shilo, over the weekend.

Future of Northeast False Creek on display at city event

Hundreds of people turned up at an event held by the City of Vancouver Saturday to gather opinions about plans for the last large piece of undeveloped waterfront in the downtown.

With Airbnb regulated, what are the tax implications for Vancouver hosts?

As Vancouver becomes Canada's first major city to regulate short-term home rentals, many prospective hosts have questions about how it could work for them.

Argos win CFL East final by skin of their teeth

The Toronto Argonauts are going to the Grey Cup.

TV CHEAT SHEET: She's Gotta Have It has it!


MOVIE CHEAT SHEET: Get Out no laughing matter


PROULX: Be like a squirrel and hibernate


MARKETPLACE: Long-term car loans are lemons

Car dealerships push longer-term loans as a way to make cars seem more affordable, but an undercover Marketplace investigation reveals some salespeople are either unable or unwilling to honestly explain to customers how those seemingly sweet deals could load them up with debt down the road.

Tourism billboard that showed sturgeon guideline violation removed

A Tourism Chilliwack billboard depicting fun-loving sports fishermen holding a huge threatened white sturgeon out of the water — in violation of official guidelines — was removed Wednesday near Cultus Lake.

Former UN gangster says Vallee admitted murdering LeClair

A former United Nations gang member says accused killer Cory Vallee felt badly after he participated in the 2009 murder of a Red Scorpion rival.

TransLink, provincial government transit funding talks slow

Transportation funding discussions between TransLink and the provincial government are taking longer than expected, Metro Vancouver mayors heard on Thursday.

TransLink's double-decker test buses hit the streets next week

Two double-decker buses will make their debut on Metro Vancouver streets next week as part of a three-month pilot project.

Local creators spring into action at Dance in Vancouver

Our city has long hosted a hotbed of contemporary dance artists. Every two years, this community's creativity comes to a boil at Dance in Vancouver – an intense, immersive four-day celebration that showcases the works of this vibrant artistic scene.

24 Minutes with Scott Helman

With a new album, Hotel de Ville, to his credit and a national tour, 2017 has proven to be a pivotal year for Scott Helman. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the Canadian singer/songwriter.

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