Fraser Valley

Every beer tells City Farmer's story

City Farmer plans to raise a glass to celebrate 40 years of advocating for urban agriculture and food gardening, with its own city-hopped India Pale …

India Pale Ale

RCMP recover abandoned vehicle connected to fatal hit and run in Maple Ridge

RCMP are continuing to investigate a hit and run accident in Maple Ridge that claimed the life of a grandmother last week.<p>Laura Woycheshen was riding …

Maple Ridge

Inmate back behind bars after escaping B.C. prison

A missing inmate who disappeared from a minimum security facility in B.C.'s Fraser Valley Thursday is back behind bars.<p>Staff noticed that Ralph …

Vancouver

Man in viral Abbotsford racist rant video pleads guilty to assault

Almost a year after appearing in a racially-charged video and being criminally charged, a man has pleaded guilty to assault.<p>Karry Corbett was …

Crime

Pictures of the Day – September 21, 2017

The owners of a pizza shop in Launceston, Tasmania, have painted around an anti-same sex marriage billboard on their building.<p>This sunset effect …

Fraser Valley homelessness jumps to its highest mark on record amid surging home prices

The homeless population of the Fraser Valley hit its highest mark on record this year, according to a survey released by the Fraser Valley Regional …

Housing

LGBT in B.C.: Whistler unveils two new rainbow crosswalks while Fort Langley's vandalized

Although numerous municipalities throughout B.C. have been adding rainbow crosswalks to their streets, their reception hasn't necessarily been all …

Lower Mainland

Newlyweds face tough start to new life in B.C. after U-Haul theft

A U-Haul van loaded with the newly married couple's worldly possessions was stolen in the Fraser Valley.

British Columbia

Extradition halted for pair accused of arranging Jassi Sidhu’s honour killing

Two B.C. residents who have been accused of arranging the 2000 honour killing of a Maple Ridge woman have had their extradition to India halted after …

Crime

Shooting reported in Aldergrove

A shooting has reportedly taken place in Aldergrove early Wednesday.<p>Langley RCMP are currently on scene at a home on 270B Street.<p>They say no one was …

Lower Mainland

Maple Ridge soccer star LeBlanc found her purpose, thanks to UNICEF

Karina LeBlanc’s life changed in 2013 during a trip to Honduras, her first as an UNICEF ambassador.LeBlanc, then still playing goal for the Canadian …

Canadian News

Fort Langley, B.C.'s freshly painted rainbow crosswalk marred by skid marks

Freshly painted crosswalk celebrating inclusivity was vandalized soon after it was unveiled<p>Fort Langley, B.C., got its own rainbow crosswalk Friday …

British Columbia

35 things to do in Vancouver this week: September 18 to 22

The last week of summer is here so let’s have some fun! Call up your friends and check out our 35 things to do from Monday, September 18 to Friday, …

Canada

Cougar runs in front of car in Fraser Valley

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Lower Mainland

WATCH: Vancouver cops ram into vehicle in violent takedown

Video of an aggressive police takedown in Burnaby has surfaced, showing officers ramming a vehicle before apprehending two suspects.

Policing

Fraser River sturgeon catch-and-release fishery under scrutiny

The provincial government is pursuing two new studies of the Fraser River white sturgeon, while First Nations conservationists call for the …

Canadian News

Motorcyclist dead, 1 injured after hit-and-run in Maple Ridge

Woman died of her injuries in hospital, police say<p>A motorcyclist has died after a hit-and-run crash in Maple Ridge Thursday night.<p>The woman was …

Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge renter feels he’s being harassed by city bylaw officers

A Maple Ridge resident says he feels like his neighbourhood is being targeted by city bylaw officers after a neighbour complained about crowded …

Maple Ridge

Wildfire smoke in Lower Mainland this summer ‘unprecedented’ | The Province

This summer’s episodes of wildfire smoke drifting from the B.C. Interior into the Lower Mainland were “unprecedented” in their duration and the …

Canadian News

B.C. marijuana activist to address federal health committee

B.C. pot activist Dana Larsen will address a federal standing health committee Friday, discussing marijuana edibles and other products.

Cannabis

1 person airlifted to hospital after crash on Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge

One person has been airlifted to hospital after a collision on Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge.<p>The crash happened around 9:45 p.m. Thursday near 280 …

Maple Ridge

Victim in fatal hit-and-run crash near Hope identified as mother of 4

The victim of a crash just outside of Hope has been identified as a 35-year-old mother of four.<p>Social media posts are beginning to flow in with …

Crime

Maple Ridge greenhouse heralds age of green cannabis production

The slender green shoots of Tantalus Labs’ first medical marijuana crop are just beginning to sprout to a recognizable form in the bright, airy …

Canadian News

Maple Ridge to temporarily stop issuing film permits in downtown

Industry group says Maple Ridge a natural filming location, but crews need to earn community support<p>In Maple Ridge, it's lights, camera and too much …

Maple Ridge

RCMP drug unit investigates townhouse explosion in Aldergrove

Two men are in hospital following an explosion and fire at an Aldergrove townhouse on Wednesday morning.Police and fire crews responded to a report …

Canadian News

Rogers investing in improved wireless service and network in Abbotsford, B.C.

Rogers has announced that it is continuing to work towards expanding wireless service and network improvements in British Columbia with an investment …

British Columbia

Abbotsford Police investigating crash between cruiser and another vehicle

Abbotsford Police are investigating a crash involving one of their own.<p>An Abbotsford Police cruiser and another vehicle collided just after 10 p.m. …

Policing

Are you prepared for a flood or earthquake in Vancouver?

Hurricane Harvey brings catastrophic floods to Houston. Crews battle large wildfire near Peachland. Irma takes aim at U.S. — six million Floridians …

Lower Mainland

3rd-graders welcomed back onboard B.C. tram, 62 years after their final field trip

Car 1304 had its final run on a field trip in 1955, but has since been restored<p>Around 60 years ago, a group of Grade 3 students from Yarrow …

Lower Mainland

B.C. ‘honour’ killing: The tragedy of Jassi Sidhu’s forbidden love

<i>A first-hand account of following the Jassi Sidhu murder case for more than 17 years:</i><p>When I first saw Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu, she was on a pedestal, in …

Canadian News