Police in New Westminster have charged a Vancouver man with sexual assault and believe there may be other victims. They say 11 victims have come forward after sharing their experiences and connecting with others on social media.
As the situation in Alberta grew quickly out of control in early May, the Canadian military moved in to help, and the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre also helped commission firefighters from other provinces and other countries. Canada has agreements to share firefighters with six other countries — the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico and Costa Rica.
The B.C. Prosecution Service says the single charge was approved against Const. Navarash Dhillon. It says in a statement that the charge relates to alleged incidents that occurred in Langley between September and December 2018.
A report compiled for TransLink -- Metro Vancouver's transportation network -- shows ridership has jumped 20 per cent or more in all areas over the past year. The report says overcrowding is approaching pre-pandemic levels -- especially in regions including Richmond, Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley.
At least one person has been killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 3 east of Cranbrook. The collision happened at around 7 a.m. and it has completely closed that stretch of Highway 3 while an investigation is underway.
The Insurance Corporation of B-C says more than half of motorists in this province support discounts for those who don't drive much, so it has created a package offering new savings to those with mileage under 10-thousand kilometres per year.