Second shooting in four days reported in Surrey

Article content Mounties are investigating another targeted shooting in Surrey tonight. The incident happened near 194th Street and 34th Avenue at about 9 p.m. Surrey RCMP says one man was found at the scene suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital for treatment. Police are now canvassing the area and speaking to witnesses. […]

City has long known about dangerous N.D.G. intersection, document shows

Article content continued “Anything that can improve security in the sector will be considered and implemented,” Houde-Roy said. “Pedestrian security must be a priority and we won’t compromise on this.” Houde-Roy admitted, however, no significant improvements have been made up to this point because of Turcot and an agreement between the city and Transport Quebec […]

Fight over Terrebonne bike path rages as mayor calls for working group

Article content continued She intends to table a motion creating the working group at the next borough council meeting on Sept. 8. The group will include people who represent those with mobility challenges, elderly residents, cyclists, pedestrians and traffic experts, she said. Meanwhile, Snowdon councillor Marvin Rotrand says he will table a motion, seconded by […]

B.C. buys $8 million ranch for First Nation near Williams Lake

Article content The provincial government has bought a working cattle and hay ranch for the Xatśūll First Nation as part of treaty negotiations with the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw. The 4,170 acre ranch – northeast of Williams Lake – includes 1,200 acres of hay producing fields, 500 head of cattle and two homes. The government […]

#ICYMI: COVID premiums, Bombardier struggles and home sales up

Article content Coronavirus updates, Aug. 6: Vast majority of Quebec’s new cases are in Montreal region All of today’s local COVID-19 news found in one place. Read more. MUHC protesters demand COVID-19 premiums for all health-care workers About 20 people protested outside the MUHC superhospital on Thursday, asking the Quebec government to give COVID-19 premiums […]

Montreal will require masks in indoor spaces: Plante

Article content The city of Montreal intends to pass a bylaw making face coverings mandatory in enclosed public places by July 27, Mayor Valérie Plante announced Monday afternoon. In a social media post, Plante said the city has come to the decision after witnessing outbreaks in surrounding suburbs in recent days, which could “undermine the […]

Kelowna woman sues RCMP officer alleging assault during wellness check

Article content A UBC Okanagan nursing student is suing the RCMP alleging police brutality while an officer was performing a wellness check. Mona Wang alleges Kelowna RCMP Const. Lacy Browning stepped on her arm and kicked her in the stomach while she was on the ground, shouting “stop being dramatic” and “control your f—ing dog, don’t […]

Huge, fast-moving forest fire threatens cottage country in Lac-St-Jean region

Article content continued Environment Canada meteorologist Alain Roberge said that warm, dry weather was likely to persist. Despite rain in the forecast for Saturday, it may not be enough to help firefighters in the area. “The worst part is that when the first showers arrive, they are often accompanied by thunderstorms,” Roberge said. “So even […]

Salt Spring woman ambushed, shot by husband, family says

Article content Family members of a Salt Spring Island mother who died on Monday say she had left her marriage and was retrieving items from the family home when she was ambushed from the woods by her husband of 18 years, who shot her twice, then turned the gun on himself. John Quesnel, 48, and […]