Police, firefighters search Vancouver condo for possible drug lab

Vancouver police and firefighters executed a search warrant on Sunday afternoon as part of an investigation into a possible drug lab. Vancouver police and firefighters executed a search warrant on Sunday afternoon as part of an investigation into a possible drug lab. Const. Tania Visintin with Vancouver Police said the search warrant was for a […]

Canadian passengers on Diamond Princess desperately want to come home

Canada is dispatching health officials to Japan to work with local authorities, but has stopped short of repatriating Canadian passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship — the epicentre of the largest coronavirus outbreak outside of China. A Montreal couple aboard the quarantined luxury liner have launched a letter-writing campaign to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […]

PHS society contracted to help fix crisis at Oppenheimer Park

B.C. Housing has contracted the PHS Community Services Society to help deal with the homelessness crisis at Oppenheimer Park. Park board chair Camil Dumont said PHS staff will work on the ground with the support of B.C. Housing and the park board. “I’m very happy about it because they have an expertise and perspective that […]

Snow Day: Highway alerts, transit delays, and schools closed in Metro Vancouver

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has warned drivers that it may be necessary to close bridges and highways in Metro Vancouver as it gets windier and the snow gets heavier this evening. At 10 p.m., no bridges had been closed. “These conditions may lead to lane closures and/or full bridge closures, given the challenges […]

Loss of control, low altitude probably caused plane crash that killed 2: TSB

Subsequent tests on the engine found it was still running normally and the backfires heard during the failed takeoff were not explained. Darren Pittman / Postmedia Wire A loss of control and a lack of altitude during takeoff likely caused the crash of an ultra-light aircraft last May in Saint-Cuthbert that took the lives of […]

Second claim filed against LifeLabs alleging company failure to protect patient data

LifeLabs announced a data breach on Tuesday December 17, 2019. Veronica Henri / Toronto Sun A second civil claim has been filed against LifeLabs in a British Columbia court alleging the company failed to adequately protect the personal information of 15 million Canadian patients from a data breach last fall. Lawyer Guy Collette filed suit […]

Refuelling workers at Montreal’s Trudeau and Mirabel airports reject contract

Workers who refuel aircraft flying out of Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau and Mirabel airports rejected a deal on Friday night that had been proposed by their union, opening the possibility of a strike in the coming days that could seriously hinder air travel in Montreal. Employees of Swissport Canada, voted 90 per cent against the deal, multiple reports […]

Pedestrian killed in Surrey accident at Scott Road

A pedestrian died later in hospital after an accident at Scott Road in Surrey. SHANE MACKICHAN / PNG files Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian who was struck in the 7100 block of Scott Road later died of injuries in hospital Saturday night. The accident happened at about 5:20 p.m. as the pedestrian was […]

Could there be a White Christmas in Vancouver? Unlikely but possible.

The Weather Network’s 14-day trend is calling for sunshine and 5 C on Christmas Day. But long-range forecasts are often wrong. NICK PROCAYLO / PNG Vancouverites dreaming of a white Christmas may be disappointed this year, but with a bit of holiday magic anything is possible. Although long-range forecasts can be wrong, so far it […]

Montreal weather: Initially warm but temperature to drop

Don’t forget to submit your photos of Montreal via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by tagging them with #ThisMtl. We’ll feature one per day right here in the morning file. Today’s photo was posted on Instagram by @photosbylinaevangelia. Environment Canada is calling for a rain showers mixed with flurries in the afternoon and a high of […]