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Victim of latest Surrey, B.C., homicide identified but motive still undetermined

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide detectives in Metro Vancouver have identified the man killed Monday in an attack in north Surrey.
Adoption centre closes despite effort to save it; B.C. left with two agencies

Adoption centre closes despite effort to save it; B.C. left with two agencies

VANCOUVER — Patricia Pearson has dealt with the shock and disappointment of her adoption agency announcing its closure while she was still waiting for a child — twice.

Talks break off for union representing 900 Metro Vancouver SkyTrain workers

VANCOUVER — Contract talks have broken off between the union representing 900 Metro Vancouver SkyTrain workers and the B.C. Rapid Transit Company.

Man faces robbery and assault charges amid a string of crimes in Metro Vancouver

COQUITLAM, B.C. — The co-operation of four police detachments in Metro Vancouver has led to the arrest of a man accused of more than a dozen robberies. A man is accused of robbing fast-food outlets, convenience stores and banks from Sept. 22 to Oct.

Section of B.C. highway near Hope now covered by variable speed system

VICTORIA — The variable speed-limit system on British Columbia's highways is expanding to a stretch of Highway 3 just east of Hope at the base of the Cascade Mountains.
Bylaw targeting 'aggressive' panhandlers passes in Maple Ridge, B.C.

Bylaw targeting 'aggressive' panhandlers passes in Maple Ridge, B.C.

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — A bylaw targeting certain panhandlers has been approved in the Metro Vancouver city of Maple Ridge.

Man dies after being pulled from burning east Vancouver commercial building

VANCOUVER — One man has died in an intense fire in a commercial building in east Vancouver. Crews responded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday to find heavy smoke and flames that eventually worked through the roof of the two storey structure.

B.C. police say discovery of two bodies is tragic, isolated incident

ANGLEMONT, B.C. — RCMP say a 62-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman have been identified as the two people found dead last week inside a home in Anglemont, B.C.

4.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Haida Gwaii

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — An earthquake rattled the west coast of Haida Gwaii in British Columbia on Saturday. Earthquakes Canada says the quake with a magnitude of 4.7 struck about 50 kilometres south of the Village of Queen Charlotte.

A correction to a B.C. earthquakes story

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — In a story published Saturday, The Canadian Press said three earthquakes struck off Haida Gwaii.