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Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo Black Press Media)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo Black Press Media)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (Black Press Media)

U.S. man who re-entered Canada 20 minutes after being deported loses appeal of 9 month jail term

Gabriale Rene St. Constantine, 59, told Surrey judge he feared political unrest, violence in Oregon

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (Black Press Media)
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in a shooting in Surrey on Jan. 9. Sixty-two-year-old Brian Chapman was found dead in a home in the 13500-block of 85 Avenue on Jan. 9, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Shooting victim identified as 62-year-old Surrey man

Brian Chapman found dead inside a home in the 13500-block of 85 Avenue

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in a shooting in Surrey on Jan. 9. Sixty-two-year-old Brian Chapman was found dead in a home in the 13500-block of 85 Avenue on Jan. 9, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
School administration officials, including principals, make decisions about closing in-person classes. (pixabay photo)

Surrey’s Bibleway Christian Academy suspends in-person classes

Two B.C. schools move to ‘functional closure’ after holiday break, says ministry

School administration officials, including principals, make decisions about closing in-person classes. (pixabay photo)
White Rock CAO Guillermo Ferrero is asking for the public to be patient while city staff struggle with being short-handed during the Omicron phase of the pandemic. Contributed photo

White Rock CAO apologies for decreased service, blames high COVID-19 numbers among staff

Rapidly spreading Omicron has left the city short-handed, Guillermo Ferrero says

White Rock CAO Guillermo Ferrero is asking for the public to be patient while city staff struggle with being short-handed during the Omicron phase of the pandemic. Contributed photo
(Delta Police Department photo)

New Delta Police strategic plan sets priorities through 2025

DPD to focus on community engagement, support for vulnerable people, road safety, ‘No Call Too Small’

(Delta Police Department photo)
The rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver, the western and central Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, and the Sunshine Coast. (Pixabay)

75 to 100 mm of rain to fall on Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Environment Canada warns

Heavy rains will start this afternoon and carry on until Wednesday afternoon

The rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver, the western and central Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, and the Sunshine Coast. (Pixabay)
Amanda Todd in the video where she detailed her abuse. (YouTube)

Amanda Todd’s name can be published during court case

Carol Todd wanted her late daughter’s name at the forefront

Amanda Todd in the video where she detailed her abuse. (YouTube)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Woman jailed for lying to Surrey passport officer, attempting passport fraud

Sapna Kapoor, 44, sentenced to six months in jail less one day and three years probation

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Another atmospheric river event will hit the Lower Mainland Tuesday through Wednesday night.

Another Atmospheric river to pour down on Lower Mainland

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for storm arriving Tuesday afternoon

Another atmospheric river event will hit the Lower Mainland Tuesday through Wednesday night.
Julian Moya Cardenas, 18, from Langley, has been identified as the victim of Friday’s fatal shooting in the Walnut Grove neighbourhood. (IHIT)

Teen identified as Langley shooting victim

A second person, a bystander, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in Friday incident

Julian Moya Cardenas, 18, from Langley, has been identified as the victim of Friday’s fatal shooting in the Walnut Grove neighbourhood. (IHIT)
One man is dead following a Friday afternoon shooting at the intersection of 88th Ave. and 202nd St. in Langley’s Walnut Grove neighbourhood. (file)
One man is dead following a Friday afternoon shooting at the intersection of 88th Ave. and 202nd St. in Langley’s Walnut Grove neighbourhood. (file)

RCMP look for woman last seen in Surrey on Dec. 28

Reported missing on New Year’s Eve

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 9

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Canada Post carrier Gary Savard delivers mail in Chilliwack on Jan. 13, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Canada Post to attempt delivery in all Lower Mainland communities Friday except Chilliwack

Due to persistent weather conditions there will be no mail delivery in Chilliwack and Campbell River

Canada Post carrier Gary Savard delivers mail in Chilliwack on Jan. 13, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Registered nurse Cayli Hunt puts on her personal protective equipment prior to entering a COVID positive room in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at St. Paul's hospital in downtown Vancouver, Tuesday, April 21, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. nurses, doctors exhausted as next COVID-19 peak comes this week: spokespeople

B.C. infections may have peaked but there’s a lag between infections and hospitalizations

Registered nurse Cayli Hunt puts on her personal protective equipment prior to entering a COVID positive room in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at St. Paul's hospital in downtown Vancouver, Tuesday, April 21, 2020.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The stabbing victim, who was in the ambulance when this photo was taken, was transported to Royal Columbian Hospital. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

Stabbing in Pitt Meadows on Sunday morning

Man taken to hospital in serious condition

The stabbing victim, who was in the ambulance when this photo was taken, was transported to Royal Columbian Hospital. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 2 to 8, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 numbers in Delta down last week

Delta had 438 cases from Jan. 2-8, down 331 from the all-time record of 769 set the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 2 to 8, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Julie MacArthur, expecting twins as soon as March, is among a group of pregnant Greater Victoria people who fought to get a booster shot earlier than six months after their second vaccination, and ahead of giving birth. (Courtesy of Julie MacArthur)

B.C. shortens wait between second, third vaccine doses for pregnant people

Pregnant women tell Black Press Media previous policy left them fighting for earlier shots

Julie MacArthur, expecting twins as soon as March, is among a group of pregnant Greater Victoria people who fought to get a booster shot earlier than six months after their second vaccination, and ahead of giving birth. (Courtesy of Julie MacArthur)
A construction worker works on the roof line of apartments under construction in the 1600 block of E. Marine View Drive on Friday, April 24, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

B.C. pledges $1M for harm reduction to prevent overdose deaths among construction workers

Funding will expand Tailgate Toolkit program, which has already been operating on Vancouver Island

A construction worker works on the roof line of apartments under construction in the 1600 block of E. Marine View Drive on Friday, April 24, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)