Jeff Nagel

Retiring Vancouver Police Deputy Chief Doug LePard will take over as Chief Officer of the Transit Police.

LePard named chief of Transit Police

VPD deputy chief takes on new role heading force that patrols Metro Vancouver transit system

Retiring Vancouver Police Deputy Chief Doug LePard will take over as Chief Officer of the Transit Police.
Former TransLink interim CEO Doug Allen led a core services review during his six months heading the transportation authority last year.

TransLink failing to grow ridership: internal report

Ex-CEO scolds bad decisions, 'hostile' politicians in core services review of Metro Vancouver transit authority

Former TransLink interim CEO Doug Allen led a core services review during his six months heading the transportation authority last year.
Anti-pipeline protesters on Willingdon Avenue in Burnaby Tuesday.

Surrey wants NEB to order pipeline move, compensation

National Energy Board hearings on Kinder Morgan project open with march, protests

Anti-pipeline protesters on Willingdon Avenue in Burnaby Tuesday.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a proposed surcharge on housing is problematic.

Housing affordability tax floated by profs to cool real estate jets

Proposed 1.5 per cent surcharge would shift money from investor owners to other residents, promote rental of vacant homes

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a proposed surcharge on housing is problematic.
Alex Fraser Bridge users are using the southbound Annacis Island exit to bypass congestion

Alex Fraser cheaters tie Annacis in knots

Road rage, congestion 'intolerable' on island, say petitioners who are demanding action

Alex Fraser Bridge users are using the southbound Annacis Island exit to bypass congestion
Leaked security camera images circulated internally to B.C. police forces of men taking photos inside Pacific Centre Mall. They have since been identified and cleared of any suspicion. Black Press has obscured their faces.

Vancouver mall photographers innocent: VPD

Trio cleared of any suspicion following leak of internal police bulletin, security camera photos

Leaked security camera images circulated internally to B.C. police forces of men taking photos inside Pacific Centre Mall. They have since been identified and cleared of any suspicion. Black Press has obscured their faces.
Fireplaces like this one emit 20 to 40 times more fine particulate than a tough new U.S. EPA standard that Metro Vancouver may adopt as its limit.

Metro Vancouver plans wood burning crackdown

Smokiest fireplaces, stoves may be stamped out by regional district regulations

Fireplaces like this one emit 20 to 40 times more fine particulate than a tough new U.S. EPA standard that Metro Vancouver may adopt as its limit.
Alex Gervais died when he fell from the fourth floor of an Abbotsford Super 8 hotel on Sept. 18.

Review finds 117 B.C. children in care housed in hotels

Report follows tragic death in Abbotsford of Alex Gervais, who spent 49 straight days in a hotel

Alex Gervais died when he fell from the fourth floor of an Abbotsford Super 8 hotel on Sept. 18.
Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman and Vancouver Board of Trade chair Tim Manning.

Surrey, Vancouver business groups scrap over name

Vancouver Board of Trade wants to add 'Greater' to its name, reflect regional role, over opposition from Surrey

Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman and Vancouver Board of Trade chair Tim Manning.
Segments of the Trans Mountain pipeline have already been twinned

Feds won’t halt pipeline twinning review

Ottawa to await NEB recommendation on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain project

Segments of the Trans Mountain pipeline have already been twinned
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MAP: Priciest properties in Surrey and Fraser Valley up more than $2 million

The 50 most expensive homes in the Valley range from $5.2 to $16.1 million and are dominated by Surrey properties

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A house in White Rock listed at $1.2 million.

Home owner grant cut-off rises

Threshold increase to $1.2 million shields some homes from bigger property tax bite

A house in White Rock listed at $1.2 million.
TransLink vice-president Lloyd Bauer is heading the rollout of the Compass card payment system.

Compass card demand overwhelms TransLink

Sign ups for new transit payment card surge with elimination of old paper monthly passes

TransLink vice-president Lloyd Bauer is heading the rollout of the Compass card payment system.
Research engineer Kent Johansen had 13 seconds of warning the Dec. 29 earthquake was coming as a result of a network of sensors he helped design and deploy with a team of other UBC researchers.

Quake early warning system ‘worked like a charm’

Alert from network of sensors gave researcher 13 seconds of warning to protect family before shaking started Dec. 29

Research engineer Kent Johansen had 13 seconds of warning the Dec. 29 earthquake was coming as a result of a network of sensors he helped design and deploy with a team of other UBC researchers.
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Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

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More motorists are paying a toll to cross the Golden Ears Bridge.

More tolls flow to TransLink as Golden Ears Bridge use rises

Toll revenue up $5 million but same amount to be spent replacing obsolete tolling equipment

More motorists are paying a toll to cross the Golden Ears Bridge.
Some of the illegal guns collected through Crime Stoppers' 'Cash for Guns' campaign.

‘Dozens’ of guns obtained via snitch campaign

More than 200 anonymous tips in first six months of 'Cash for Guns' drive: Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers

Some of the illegal guns collected through Crime Stoppers' 'Cash for Guns' campaign.
Earthquake location.

UPDATED: Earthquake jolts B.C., lights up social media

Magnitude 4.7 quake centred east of Sidney widely felt in Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island

Earthquake location.
Aurora borealis in Yellowknife.

Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

Aurora borealis in Yellowknife.
Mohammad Al Lwisi

Hundreds pledge rooms to unknown refugees

More than 360 offers of personal space in homes for Syrian refugees called unprecedented

Mohammad Al Lwisi