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Officer's decision to use force can't be held to 'standard of perfection:' lawyer

Officer's decision to use force can't be held to 'standard of perfection:' lawyer

VicPD officer Ron Kirkwood faces allegations of abuse of authority after 43-year-old Lisa Rauch was killed by a plastic projectile from an ARWEN gun
B.C. District of Wells issues evacuation order due to Cornish Mountain Wildfire

B.C. District of Wells issues evacuation order due to Cornish Mountain Wildfire

A new wildfire in B.C.'s central region has triggered an evacuation order for the northeast corner of the District of Wells.
Active wildfires tick up in central B.C., risk of lightning coming to the north

Active wildfires tick up in central B.C., risk of lightning coming to the north

The number of active wildfires in British Columbia has jumped by more than three dozen to about 140 amid a heat wave, which is creating prime conditions for fire.
B.C. to implement committee's suggestions on overdose responses at schools

B.C. to implement committee's suggestions on overdose responses at schools

VICTORIA — A steering committee has identified early actions for post-secondary institutions to follow in the event of an overdose on campus.
The Port Moody family of Liam Grant wants to know where he went

The Port Moody family of Liam Grant wants to know where he went

“His family states this is out of character for him and they are concerned for his well-being,” Port Moody Police said after Liam Grant disappeared on June 25, 2024.
Fire at two Port Coquitlam houses leaves nine residents homeless

Fire at two Port Coquitlam houses leaves nine residents homeless

A GoFundMe page is now set up for a displaced family of four that was living at 1842 Pitt River Rd. in Port Coquitlam.
Police say speed, intoxication contributed to crash that killed 3 in southeast B.C.

Police say speed, intoxication contributed to crash that killed 3 in southeast B.C.

WILMER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — A single-vehicle crash in southeastern British Columbia has killed three passengers and injured the driver. RCMP say it happened Tuesday night in the community of Wilmer, north of Invermere.
Photos: Get your runners on. Phase 1 of the 'PoCo Climb' opens

Photos: Get your runners on. Phase 1 of the 'PoCo Climb' opens

On July 10, the City of Port Coquitlam unveiled the name of its new 6.5-km loop trail in the Mary Hill neighbourhood: the PoCo Climb.
Family of woman killed by VicPD officer says they've never received apology, have been lied to

Family of woman killed by VicPD officer says they've never received apology, have been lied to

Cheryl Peterson said in a statement to a public hearing that she feels fear when she sees a police car ever since her mother's death in 2019
Man convicted in Tsawwassen double murder gets review for full parole

Man convicted in Tsawwassen double murder gets review for full parole

Derek Lord continues to claim his innocence