Aerial image of the White Rock pier after it was damaged by crashing boats. (Douglas Shi photo)

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White Rock pier destroyed by heavy winds, crashing boats, retired Abbotsford Police sergeant dies in head-on crash and more

1. PHOTOS: White Rock pier destroyed by heavy winds, crashing boats

Drone shots of the destroyed White Rock pier show the true extent of the damage. See more >

2. IHIT locates vehicle related to South Surrey teen homicide

The 19-year-old’s body was found on Aug. 2, 2017, after police responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the 18700-block of 24 Avenue. See more >

3. Retired Abbotsford Police sergeant dies in head-on crash

Shinder Kirk began his policing career with the Vancouver Police Department in 1981, moving 10 years later to the Abbotsford Police Department. See more >

4. Small island runs out of gas, groceries as power stays off on parts of B.C.’s coast

Tens of thousands of customers remain without power on Vancouver Island and hundreds are still in the dark in the Lower Mainland.

Over on the Gulf Islands, the situation was even worse. See more >

5. Festive fun: What to do on Christmas Day 2018

It’s late morning on Christmas Day and you’ve already opened up all your presents and dinner isn’t for hours yet.

What are you going to do? Pretty much nothing’s open, after all. Here’s a few perfect Christmas Day activities. See more >


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