The victim of yesterday's targeted homicide in Richmond has now been identified... 28-year-old Muzaffer Darwaish, a resident of Richmond, was found dead in the 2800 block of River Road yesterday morning. Police arriving at the scene have confirmed Darwaish suffered from gunshot wounds and the Integrated Homicide Investigations Team is now in charge of the case. Darwaish was last seen leaving his...
Speaking in Burnaby this morning, BC NDP leader John Horgan announced his plans to rebuild Burnaby hospital if elected in May. He says the current hospital conditions mean less quality care for patients brought in. "A BC NDP Government will build a new hospital in Burnaby so the people of this great city can have the health care and supports they...
BC NDP leader John Horgan was in Burnaby this morning, suggesting he would be a stronger leader in dealing with tariffs imposed on Canadian softwood lumber. Horgan slammed Premier Christy Clark and the BC Liberals and says Clark has not done enough to protect Canadian interests in the on-going dispute. "A political statement is critically important in these politically charged environments....
Vancouver Police need your help to find a man missing since last night. Paul De Swart was last seen 7pm Sunday in the area of Nanaimo Street and East 28th Avenue. He was last seen wearing a black toque, blue puffy jacket, light blue jeans, and brown and black runners. He weighs 71 kg (158 lb) with very short brown hair and...
A drug policy activist in BC says if any other health issue claimed as many lives as opioid overdoses, there would be a faster response. Health Canada's proposal to loosen regulations on importing prescription heroin to treat opioid addiction is being hailed as a crucial step to reduce the number of fentanyl-related deaths. But Caitlin Shane of Vancouver's Pivot Legal Society...
Canadian lumber companies are bracing for tomorrow's expected announcement on new import tariffs on softwood heading into the United States. University of BC professor Harry Nelson says the largest forestry companies -- especially those in British Columbia -- can withstand a long dispute with several years of import tariffs on softwood. He says they have bigger cash reserves to help weather...
The NDP candidate challenging incumbent Liberal Suzanne Anton in the Fraserview riding says his party will increase housing and care for seniors. George Chow (pictured centre) announced his government's plan to build 114,000 affordable housing units within the next decade, which includes senior's care, along with co-op and rental housing. He says cancelling the Liberal's proposed tax cuts to the province's...
BC NDP Leader John Horgan has attacked Premier Christy Clark for accepting political donations from forest companies while tens of thousands of BC lumber workers have lost their jobs. Speaking in South Vancouver, Horgan said this proves Clark and the BC Liberals don't have the interests of British Columbians at heart. "Christy Clark doesn't care about the workers that were here,...
Richmond RCMP are investigating after the discovery of a body around 6:30 this morning. Authorities say the body was found in the 2800 block of River Road. Though in the early stages, investigators can confirm the deceased is a man and the death does seem to be targeted. The Integrated Homicide investigation Team has been contacted and will be working with Richmond...
A 24 year-old man from Burnaby died in a crash in East Vancouver early Sunday morning. Vancouver Police say in a statement that he was the only person in the car that hit a powerpole at the Victoria diversion around 5am. The VPD's Collision Investigation Unit have taken over the scene and haven't ruled out any causes behind the crash. This is...

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