Martin Van Den Hemel

Maple Ridge pub server’s lipstick complaint gets green light

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

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

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

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

Human rights complaint seeks better prescription medication labelling

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

$120M Playland redevelopment could double annual revenues

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

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

Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality

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

All found safe after missing plane made emergency landing

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

Cops release sketch of pizza delivery man robber

Two incidents in two weeks, Coquitlam Mounties say

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

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

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

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.

$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

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

Premier Clark opens trade office in Manila

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

Fed funding earmarked for reconciliation and unification

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

Strawberries are in already, and farmers frustrated

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

Splashdown waterslide park closing after 30-plus years

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

Weed Day cost Vancouver $148,000

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