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Simon Little

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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Simon:

14 snowfall warnings issued for B.C.’s central interior, up to 25 cm forecast

Residents of B.C.'s central interior are being warned to brace for snow, and plenty of it. → Read More

‘You didn’t pull the trigger, but you know who did’: IHIT appeal in 2018 murder of Jagvir Malhi

Police believe Malhi was killed in a case of mistaken identity, in a targeted shooting intended for someone else. → Read More

Delta police searching for ‘high-risk’ missing man, last seen at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Adam Summers, 30, was last seen at Surrey Memorial Hospital around 6:45 p.m. on Dec. 4, according to police. → Read More

Hate digging out your Compass card to tap in? Meet Compass mini

Compass Mini looks like a regular Compass card, but is smaller and can be clipped on to a keychain or backpack, and works the same way as the traditional card. → Read More

B.C. drug deaths significantly down, but coroners service warns supply still toxic

October saw another drop in the number of reported drug deaths but the BC Coroners Service says it's still worried about the supply of toxic drugs on the street. → Read More

British Columbians will use enough extra power to cook 1.5 million turkeys Christmas Day: BC Hydro

BC Hydro says last year British Columbians used an extra 8,000 megawatt hours of power on Christmas Day. → Read More

Surrey RCMP investigate reported gunfire in Whalley

Neighbours told Global News they heard shots in the area just before 6 a.m. → Read More

1 in 4 Canadians believe humans were created within the last 10,000 years: poll

The poll also found Canadians were divided on whether they believed creationism should be taught in schools. → Read More

FortisBC to drop natural gas prices for most B.C. customers in 2020

While it seems the cost of living in the province is always on the rise, at least one commodity will get cheaper next year for most B.C. residential customers. → Read More

Crash closes Coquihalla Highway northbound, heavy delays southbound

Drivers are being advised to take Highway 3 as an alternate route. → Read More

Surrey ‘smart signs’ aim to cut congestion for traffic headed to city centre

The city's new Advanced Traveller Information System (ATIS) has been installed in three locations, meant to help motorists headed to the city centre avoid traffic backups. → Read More

Metro Vancouver real estate rebound levels off, prices hold flat in November

November's sales were four per cent above the 10-year November average. → Read More

Rail worker killed at CP train yard in Port Coquitlam

According to the rail workers' union, the victim was a 56-year-old father with 32 years on the job. → Read More

‘Borocop’: Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki foils Vancouver theft in progress

"Mark, acting like the defenceman he is, tracked down the thief and wrestled the bag away from him as the thief rode away," said Vancouver police Const. Aaron Roed. → Read More

Metro Vancouver bus drivers’ union to vote on contract deal Thursday

Workers will vote on the deal from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with final results expected around 8:45 p.m. → Read More

UBC study finds vivid images can help harness ‘gut feelings’ for disaster preparedness

For the study, social psychologists teamed up with engineers and an artist to produce an image of a Vancouver elementary school damaged by a powerful earthquake. → Read More

Thoughts and prayers: Religion stays in B.C. legislature, now joined by ‘reflections’

B.C.'s legislative sittings have traditionally opened with a prayer. That's now been expanded to include non-religious invocations. → Read More

B.C. condo owners brace for sticker shock as insurance rates surge ’50 to 300%’

"Anyone now purchasing into a condo and into any strata corporation in B.C., one of the documents you want to request is a copy of the insurance policy." → Read More

Vancouver seaplane company to test world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft

Harbour Air hopes to be able to roll out electric seaplanes for commercial use in about two years. → Read More

UNBC faculty association suspends strike, files bad faith bargaining complaint against university

The move comes days after the province appointed a special mediator to try and bring an end to the now three-week-old strike that has threatened students' semester. → Read More