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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Simon:

Homicide investigators probing disappearance of Langley, B.C. man

Devon Goodrick, 26, was last seen around 3:30 a.m. near 192 Street and 28 Avenue, and was reported missing two days later. → Read More

‘Do the right thing’: Vancouver police appeal for hit-and-run driver to come forward

Police have identified the suspect vehicle as a dark-coloured 2016 Mazda CX-5, which they say would have damage to the front passenger side. → Read More

Officers not responsible for man’s death in Surrey: B.C. police watchdog

B.C.'s civilian police watchdog has cleared officers of any wrongdoing in the death of a man in Surrey this summer. → Read More

Former Chilliwack pastor handed 14-month sentence on child porn conviction

John Vermeer will also face 18 months of probation and has been placed on the Sexual Offender Registry for 10 years. → Read More

COVID-19: B.C. reports 605 new cases as active and average cases trend downward

The update dropped B.C.'s seven-day average for new cases to 580 — the first time it has dipped below 600 since late August. → Read More

Guns drawn, gang units on scene as 2 men arrested at Vancouver tower

Vancouver police said they could not comment on the arrests, as they were a part of an ongoing investigation. → Read More

Hope, B.C. restaurant’s vaccine defiance highlights region’s lagging immunization rate

Just 76 per cent of eligible people in the Hope local health area have had their first dose of vaccine, well below the provincial average of 88.6 per cent. → Read More

Can you refuse to work alongside an unvaccinated colleague in B.C.?

Employment lawyers are split on your right to turn down work with an unvaccinated person, while government officials have provided no clear direction. → Read More

RCMP searching for missing Alberta woman who may be in B.C.

Mataya Lynn Vyse, 18, was last seen in Spruce Grove, Alta., on Sept. 10. → Read More

RCMP seek tips after body found under suspicious circumstances in Kamloops

First responders found the body off Mission Flats Road while responding to a suspicious fire on Friday. → Read More

COVID-19: Another 11 deaths, 714 cases reported in British Columbia

The update brought the seven-day average for new cases in B.C. down to 736, a dip from the near five-month high of 754 recorded Wednesday. → Read More

Profiting off pain? Why you should verify your orange shirt is helping Indigenous groups

"It's maddening and frustrating to say the least, to see businesses who aren't Indigenous owned or operated make a profit off the cause," Indigenous designer Tina Taphouse said. → Read More

COVID-19: Eleven more deaths, 813 new cases reported in B.C.

The update brought B.C.'s seven-day average for new cases to 754, the highest it has been since the first week of May. → Read More

‘Arrests are expected’ say climate protesters ahead of Vancouver protest

Climate activists Extinction Rebellion says 'arrests are expected' as a part of an act of civil disobedience to raise awareness of the climate crisis in Vancouver on Saturday. → Read More

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Maple Ridge Christian School

In a Friday afternoon media release, Fraser Health said 32 positive cases had been diagnosed in staff and students at Maple Ridge Christian School. → Read More

COVID-19: 743 new cases and 7 deaths in B.C., 80 per cent of those eligible now fully vaccinated

The update left B.C.'s seven-day rolling average for new cases at 650, while the number of active cases climbed to 5,979. → Read More

Police arrest man after standoff at downtown Chilliwack, B.C. hotel

Police called in the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team, which Mounties said was forced to breach the unit after negotiations with the occupant failed. → Read More

COVID-19: Five more deaths, 861 new cases in B.C. amid surge in Fraser Health

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, B.C. has reported 181,769 cases, while 1,915 people have died. → Read More

Two men shot in Surrey, police say one of them already targeted this summer

One of the victims was shot outside the same house in July, according to RCMP. → Read More

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh re-elected in Burnaby South

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has been re-elected in the B.C. riding of Burnaby South. → Read More