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B.C. man guilty of sex assault after befriending victims at Metro Vancouver churches

B.C. man guilty of sex assault after befriending victims at Metro Vancouver churches

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A British Columbia man who is now in his late 70s has been found guilty of numerous counts of sexual assault. Coquitlam resident Raymond Gaglardi appeared in B.C.

School board lacked authority to suspend trustees over alleged bullying: B.C. judge

VICTORIA — A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled the Greater Victoria School Board lacked the authority to censure and suspend two elected trustees over allegations of harassment and bullying.
'Say her name': Thousands attend Iran protest in Vancouver, call for justice

'Say her name': Thousands attend Iran protest in Vancouver, call for justice

Mahsa Amini, 22, was arrested for not properly wearing the Islamic headscarf. Have a look at photos and videos from the demonstration.
Vancouver plan to purchase 100-plus SROs stalled as hundreds of residents displaced by fires

Vancouver plan to purchase 100-plus SROs stalled as hundreds of residents displaced by fires

The most recent fire was on Saturday in a unit at Sereenas Housing for Women on Powell Street in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Man run over by truck near B.C. homeless camp, alcohol suspected factor: Police

Man run over by truck near B.C. homeless camp, alcohol suspected factor: Police

KELOWNA, B.C. — Police say a man was seriously injured after being run over by a truck near a homeless camp in Kelowna, B.C. RCMP say in a news release alcohol is believed to be a factor in the incident early Sunday, just after midnight.

Shooting in Surrey sends one to hospital

SURREY, B.C. — Surrey RCMP are investigating a shooting that sent one man to hospital. Police were called to Surrey's Guilford neighbourhood about 12 a.m. Sunday for a report of gunshots. When officers arrived, they found a man with injuries.

Fire at Vancouver SRO building displaces dozens on Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — More than 50 residents were forced from their homes Saturday by a fire at a single-room occupancy building on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Brian Bertuzzi, asst.
HIV spike among B.C. drug users associated with COVID-19 lockdown, research says

HIV spike among B.C. drug users associated with COVID-19 lockdown, research says

VANCOUVER — A new study says reduced access to HIV services during early COVID-19 lockdowns in British Columbia was associated with a "sharp increase" in HIV transmission among some drug users.
Fees in licensed child care in B.C. to drop by up to $550 a month by Dec. 1, says NDP

Fees in licensed child care in B.C. to drop by up to $550 a month by Dec. 1, says NDP

BURNABY, B.C. — Families with young kids in licensed child care in British Columbia will see their monthly fees drop automatically by up to $550 a month starting Dec. 1, says Education and Child Care Minister Jennifer Whiteside.
B.C. man on the run from kidnap sentence found by police working different case

B.C. man on the run from kidnap sentence found by police working different case

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Coquitlam RCMP say a British Columbia man who was on the run, allegedly trying to evade sentencing for a separate crime, is now back in custody.