Martin Van Den Hemel

Maple Ridge pub server’s lipstick complaint gets green light

Maple Ridge pub server’s lipstick complaint gets green light

Anne Choi was fired from Black Sheep Pub after she refused to wear makeup

Maple Ridge pub server’s lipstick complaint gets green light
Millions of dressers

IKEA recalls chests, dressers over tip-over hazard

Six children in the U.S. have died since 1989; customers can get refund or wall anchor kit

Millions of dressers
B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

North, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to rapidly dry out over next few weeks, officials say

B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend
Blind advocacy group’s bid for safe drug labelling in B.C. gets boost

Blind advocacy group’s bid for safe drug labelling in B.C. gets boost

Human rights complaint seeks better prescription medication labelling

Blind advocacy group’s bid for safe drug labelling in B.C. gets boost
Royal LePage realtor Adil Dinani.

Hottest real estate neighbourhoods in the Lower Mainland have affordability, amenities in common

People more willing to relocate to Fraser Valley, according to May numbers from Royal LePage

Royal LePage realtor Adil Dinani.
A $120 million

$120M Playland redevelopment could double annual revenues

Attendance could jump 50 per cent, but admission could rise 40 per cent

A $120 million
Jorda Maisey

Mission, Cloverdale among 10 hottest real estate markets in Fraser Valley

No real estate slowdown for Fraser Valley after strong May and record-breaking April

Jorda Maisey
A lack of rain and snow pack mean this year's forest fire season has started a month early.

Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality

Lack of rain and mountain snow pack mean forest fire season started a month early

A lack of rain and snow pack mean this year's forest fire season has started a month early.
Three people were found safe and sound after this single engine Beechcraft 23 Musketeer was spotted by snowmobilers at an altitude of about 5

All found safe after missing plane made emergency landing

Flight left Pitt Meadows Sunday and was bound for Pemberton when it disappeared

Three people were found safe and sound after this single engine Beechcraft 23 Musketeer was spotted by snowmobilers at an altitude of about 5
Coquitlam Mounties are searching for a suspect in a pair of robberies involving pizza delivery drivers.

Cops release sketch of pizza delivery man robber

Two incidents in two weeks, Coquitlam Mounties say

Coquitlam Mounties are searching for a suspect in a pair of robberies involving pizza delivery drivers.
These colourful detergent pods are sending more kids to the emergency

Laundry detergent pods sending more children to hospital

B.C. Drug and Poison Information Centre recorded 152 emergency room visits in 2015, up from 59 in 2012

These colourful detergent pods are sending more kids to the emergency
New distracted driving scopes allow police to spot offenders 1.2 kilometres away.

B.C.’s distracted driving penalty jumps to $543 June 1

$888 for a second offence and possible review by Superintendent of Motor Vehicles

New distracted driving scopes allow police to spot offenders 1.2 kilometres away.
A man has died in hospital after he was found in the water near Haney Bypass and 225 Street in Maple Ridge.

Man dies in hospital after being pulled from Fraser River near Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP is investigating what it calls sudden death at 3:15 a.m.

A man has died in hospital after he was found in the water near Haney Bypass and 225 Street in Maple Ridge.
School districts across the province will share in $25 million in administrative savings.

$25 million in savings to be doled out to schools, Surrey gets $3.1 million

Education Minister Mike Bernier makes announcement of funding in Surrey

School districts across the province will share in $25 million in administrative savings.
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Boys sports sandals recalled for fall hazard

Health Canada issues recall on sandals sold at Real Canadian Superstore, Extra Foods, no frills, Your Independent Grocer

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BC Premier Christy Clark's trade mission to Asia included a visit to the Philippines where a trade office was opened in Manila.

Premier Clark opens trade office in Manila

Hopes to capitalize on one of world’s fastest growing economies

BC Premier Christy Clark's trade mission to Asia included a visit to the Philippines where a trade office was opened in Manila.
Dr. Robert James

Fed funding earmarked for reconciliation and unification

Canada’s 150th anniversary to be themed around diversity, inclusion and reconciliation with Indigenous people

Dr. Robert James
Doug Zaklan of Zaklan Heritage Farm and partner Gemma McNeill.

Strawberries are in already, and farmers frustrated

Warm weather means early fruits and veggies, but Lower Mainland farmers face water challenges

Doug Zaklan of Zaklan Heritage Farm and partner Gemma McNeill.
Splashdown Park is set to close forever this fall.

Splashdown waterslide park closing after 30-plus years

With lease up after this year, and aging infrastructure, Tsawwassen facility’s days are numbered

Splashdown Park is set to close forever this fall.
420 marijuana protests in Vancouver cost the city nearly $150

Weed Day cost Vancouver $148,000

Cost of 420 events at Sunset Beach Park and Vancouver Art Gallery included $100,000 for Vancouver Police

420 marijuana protests in Vancouver cost the city nearly $150