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City of Surrey was sued for nearly $900K for icy street crash

City of Surrey was sued for nearly $900K for icy street crash

Plaintiff has won another round in court against city hall

City of Surrey was sued for nearly $900K for icy street crash
Dr. Brian Day, Medical Director of the Cambie Surgery Centre, sits for a photograph at his office in Vancouver on Aug. 31, 2016. A lawsuit that begins today in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver has the potential to fundamentally change the way Canadians access health care. Day, who operates a private surgical centre in Vancouver, is challenging B.C.’s ban on Canadians buying private insurance for medically necessary services already covered by medicare. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

B.C. Supreme Court rules against private healthcare centre, sides with province

Case was between Cambie Surgery Centre and the province

Dr. Brian Day, Medical Director of the Cambie Surgery Centre, sits for a photograph at his office in Vancouver on Aug. 31, 2016. A lawsuit that begins today in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver has the potential to fundamentally change the way Canadians access health care. Day, who operates a private surgical centre in Vancouver, is challenging B.C.’s ban on Canadians buying private insurance for medically necessary services already covered by medicare. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Our Lady of Perpetual Help school in Kamloops. (Google Maps)

Woman awarded $844K after judge slams ‘reprehensible’ sex abuse coverup at Kamloops church

Justice David Crossin said archbishop covered up abuse by priest

  • Aug 27, 2020
Our Lady of Perpetual Help school in Kamloops. (Google Maps)
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B.C. Appeal Court prevents Victoria woman from using the term ‘death midwife’ in her job

Pashta MaryMoon claimed she had been providing “death-care services” for more than 40 years

Pashta MaryMoon (Facebook)
The Parmenter family stands outside the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Tuesday, July 22, 2020, while attending the murder trial of Matrix Gathergood who is facing a murder charge for the killing of Gordon Parmenter. From left, Gordon’s grandson Jonathan, his spouse Peggy, his sons David and Tony, Tony’s spouse and Gord’s daughter-in-law Melissa, and Gord’s grandson Lucas. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Judge to decide if accused Salmon Arm church shooter not guilty due to mental disorder

Court heard that man charged believed his life was in danger when he shot church elder

The Parmenter family stands outside the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Tuesday, July 22, 2020, while attending the murder trial of Matrix Gathergood who is facing a murder charge for the killing of Gordon Parmenter. From left, Gordon’s grandson Jonathan, his spouse Peggy, his sons David and Tony, Tony’s spouse and Gord’s daughter-in-law Melissa, and Gord’s grandson Lucas. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
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Surrey drug dealer loses appeal in sassafras odour case

The aroma of sassafras led police to obtain a search warrant, the court heard

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The province is appealing a B.C. Supreme Court decision that saw the Hells Angels retain ownership of clubhouses in Kelowna, Nanaimo and Vancouver. (Black Press Media files)

B.C. appeals judge’s decision to leave three clubhouses in Hells Angels hands

The province has filed two notices of appeal related to the B.C. Supreme Court decision

The province is appealing a B.C. Supreme Court decision that saw the Hells Angels retain ownership of clubhouses in Kelowna, Nanaimo and Vancouver. (Black Press Media files)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Court awards woman $143K for two Whalley rear-ender crashes, one by a bus

In both cases, Brigitte Bergeron’s vehicle was hit from behind while stopped at an intersection

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Pubs accused of ‘negligently’ serving alcohol before Surrey traffic crash

The case concerns an Aug. 2, 2015 single-vehicle crash

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Nursing student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check

Nursing student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check

None of the allegations in the civil claim have been proven in court

Nursing student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check
David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Retrial begins for Fraser Valley’s David Lee Roth impersonator in underage sex case

David Kuntz-Angel convicted in August 2019, granted a mistrial in January, and is now back in court

David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Court upholds Surrey man’s meth trafficking conspiracy conviction

Drug smuggling operation had connections with New Zealand

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
New video evidence in Surrey man’s West Kelowna murder trial shown in court

New video evidence in Surrey man’s West Kelowna murder trial shown in court

The defence closed its case following the playing of the video in court, marking the end of the evidentiary phase of the trial

New video evidence in Surrey man’s West Kelowna murder trial shown in court
Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Undisclosed video evidence comes to light in Surrey man’s West Kelowna murder trial

‘They’ve disclosed hundreds of pieces of evidence. Why would this have gotten missed?’ - defence lawyer

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Man convicted by Surrey judge in hatchet attack near SkyTrain station loses appeal bid

Andrew Eugene Agopsowicz was convicted of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace

Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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Surrey councillor says city wasted nearly $42K fighting Uber in court

‘We shouldn’t have found ourself in that situation to begin with,’ Linda Annis says

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Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Supreme court upholds Surrey judge’s no-bail order for man accused of obstructing cops

Man accused of dangerous driving, possessing prohibited weapons and obstructing cops lost 90-day bail review

Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Pretrial Service Centre in Newton. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey Pretrial inmate gets two years for assault on guard

Gopal Figueredo, 27, slammed cell door, chopping guard’s finger

Surrey Pretrial Service Centre in Newton. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Daughter sues dad over Surrey real estate cash

Father said it was a gift, daughter said it was a loan. Judge concludes it was a loan

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey criminal’s dangerous offender designation set aside by appeal court

Jatin Patel’s indeterminate sentence was also set aside by the Court of Appeal. A new hearing has been ordered

B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)