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'Two-tiered' policing is way to go, says Surrey mayor

'Two-tiered' policing is way to go, says Surrey mayor

Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts says she prefers a "two-tiered" approach to policing that would maintain neighbourhood-level contact between police and residents to having one big regional police force serve the entire Lower Mainland.
Liberal contenders Martha Hall Findlay and Karen McCrimmon land in Kamloops

Liberal contenders Martha Hall Findlay and Karen McCrimmon land in Kamloops

A pair of Liberal leadership contenders brought their campaigns to Kamloops on Wednesday, both of them pledging to rebuild what they see as Canada's flagging reputation in the world.
Liberal hopeful Bertschi looking to improve debate

Liberal hopeful Bertschi looking to improve debate

For federal Liberal leadership candidate David Bertschi, the meat of substance is more important than an element of style.
Trudeau stumps with Prince George students

Trudeau stumps with Prince George students

Trudeaumania hit Prince George Thursday, as Justin Trudeau made a visit to UNBC to garner support for his Liberal leadership bid.
‘Violence begets violence,' courtroom killer wrote

‘Violence begets violence,' courtroom killer wrote

A former Prince George Citizen reporter who killed two people in a courthouse in the Philippines this week wrote a series of letters to media in his adopted country detailing his legal problems.
Slots could be permanent following Surrey casino decision

Slots could be permanent following Surrey casino decision

South Surrey may not be getting a gaming facility , but Newton might.
Cory Schneider posts first win as Vancouver's starter in 3-2 victory over Flames

Cory Schneider posts first win as Vancouver's starter in 3-2 victory over Flames

VANCOUVER - Cory Schneider redeemed himself in a big way Wednesday night. Schneider posted 34 saves in regulation time and made a decisive shootout stop as the Vancouver Canucks edged the Calgary Flames 3-2.
Up to officers to make sure they learned procedures, ferry-sinking trial told

Up to officers to make sure they learned procedures, ferry-sinking trial told

VANCOUVER - The officers aboard a ferry that sank off the coast of northern British Columbia seven years ago were expected to ensure they were familiar with the ship and its equipment, especially when that equipment changed, a crew member's criminal
Family, ex-wife say allegations about John Furlong are not true

Family, ex-wife say allegations about John Furlong are not true

VANCOUVER - Family members of former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong — including his ex-wife — have condemned new allegations against him of domestic and sexual abuse.
Canadian man who killed 2 in Philippines court shooting a former B.C. reporter

Canadian man who killed 2 in Philippines court shooting a former B.C. reporter

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Former colleagues believe the Canadian man who killed two people in a courtroom in the Philippines before being gunned down by police worked at a northern British Columbia newspaper three decades ago.