Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Eastbound West Coast Express trains cancelled by police incident

Transit referendum West Coast Express train

TransLink says two West Coast Express trains have been cancelled due to an incident on the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge.

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Vancouver councillor Kerry Jang won't run in 2018 election

Pot shop deadline

Vancouver city councillor Kerry Jang says he won't be running in the next civic election.

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Reconciliation in mining: It's all about relationships, says Chief Robert Joseph

Chief Dr. Robert Joseph speaking at Roundup

If mining companies in Canada want to do their part in reconciling with Indigenous people, they need to focus on relationships, said Chief Dr. Robert Joseph in a sold-out address.

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Gusty winds, pilot error led to 2016 seaplane crash in Northern B.C.

RCMP Kitkatla Float Plane Seaplane Crash Submerge

The pilot's attempt to land in gusty crosswind conditions led to the hard landing of a float plane that seriously injured one person on British Columbia's north coast in May 2016.

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Lifespan of Indigenous people 15 years shorter than that of other Canadians, federal documents say

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As Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott lays out the goals of her new department on Tuesday, her briefing documents shows stark health challenges.

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TransLink launches hands-free access system for disabled

TransLink disabled access

Disabled transit users who aren’t physically able to tap a Compass Card at fare gates will soon be able to use a radio-frequency identification card.

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B.C. RCMP ask parents to talk to kids after 'sextortion' reports in Fort St. John


RCMP in Fort St. John, B.C. say local teenagers may have been victims of 'sextortion', in which they are being threatened with the release of 'intimate photos' of themselves, either publicly or to a third party.

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