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Pitt Meadows’ mayor is fighting online criticisms, a porpoise dies at Vancouver Aquarium and more

Two minors charged with sexual assault after incident at Whitecaps facility

Two players were immediately put on indefinite suspension by the Whitecaps and the matter was handed over to the RCMP. See more >

Daisy the porpoise dies at Vancouver Aquarium

The aquarium is now left with only two cetaceans, following the death of two porpoises in less than a year. See more >

UPDATE: Ex-RCMP officer Tim Shields’ trial hears from alleged victim

The complainant in Tim Shields’ sexual-assault trial testified in court Thursday morning that she began attending his weekly strategic communication meetings in spring of 2009. See more >

Chicken catchers to now wear body cameras following release of abuse video

The move follows the release of horrific undercover footage by Mercy for Animals that showed live birds being torn apart, stomped and thrown. See more >

Pitt Meadows mayor getting tired of threats, accusations

“It’s mind-numbing… these private Facebook groups, and there’s no such thing (as private), and they’re doing it with impunity because no one else has had the guts to call them out and make them accountable.” See more >

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