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Sean Boynton

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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Sean:

Nanaimo blues musician blasts ‘worthless scum’ who ransacked, destroyed mom’s home

The Gogo family says property crime is a constant issue in Nanaimo. → Read More

Vancouver party bus operator slapped with $27K fine for carrying minors, alcohol

Officers stopped a party bus that was found to be carrying 18 minors, without adult chaperones, while alcohol was on board. → Read More

40-year-old man killed in 2-vehicle collision on Vancouver-Burnaby border

BC Emergency Health Services took the second driver to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. → Read More

Can Amazon drones or Mars rovers be hacked? Very easily, UBC research suggests

Researchers say the disruptions could also impact other devices controlled remotely, including smart TVs, smart cars and home assistants like Amazon Alexa. → Read More

SkyTrain workers union, TransLink staying silent amid mediated contract talks

The two sides returned to the bargaining table last weekend in a bid to reach an agreement, but nothing came out of those discussions. → Read More

Pedestrian killed by vehicle in Delta, marks Lower Mainland’s third death in 30 hours

Delta Police said the victim was struck just before 6 p.m. in the area of Ladner Trunk Road and Harvest Drive. → Read More

Richmond RCMP investigating 2 suspicious incidents at same home, believed to be targeted

RCMP say one of the occupants of the home is known to police, and officers are "actively investigating" both crimes. → Read More

‘Heartbreaking’: Sea lion shot with crossbow rescued from log boom in Powell River, B.C.

The male, who has been dubbed "Archie," is now being cared for at the aquarium's Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, where he's being treated for "horrific" injuries. → Read More

From delivery man to porch pirate: Vancouver resident says package stolen by driver

A package delivery worker may have committed the perfect crime, a Vancouver man said. → Read More

4 men heading to prison for roles in northern B.C. drug trafficking ring based in Chilliwack

The leader of the operation, Clayton Archie Eheler of Chilliwack, will serve a nine-year stint behind bars, while his associate Mathew Jordan Thiessen was sentenced to six years. → Read More

Union representing Saanich school support workers ratify deal, ending 3-week strike

Union president Dean Coates said with the deal officially ratified, schools will reopen for classes on Monday for the first time since workers walked out on Oct. 28. → Read More

Rockslide snarls northbound traffic on Hwy. 1 on Vancouver Island

West Shore RCMP confirmed no one was injured when the rocks came down and no accidents have been reported. → Read More

Woman dragged for blocks by van in DTES now awake and aware of her injuries, family says

Desiree Evancio's sister says she now understands "everything" about what happened to her in the early morning hours of Oct. 12. → Read More

Snowfall warning issued for eastern B.C. highways, freezing rain also possible

Up to 30 centimetres are expected by Sunday evening for Highway 1 between Eagles Pass and Rogers Pass, and Highway 3 between Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass. → Read More

Body found in burning vehicle in rural Abbotsford, homicide team deployed

Abbotsford police say firefighters were called to a vehicle fire in the 5300 block of Bates Road around 10:30 p.m. and arrived to find an SUV fully engulfed. → Read More

Chilliwack RCMP on lookout for prolific offender wanted on provincial warrant

David Allen Geoghegan, 29, is wanted for failing to comply with conditions of his release from prison. → Read More

Canadian sailor rescued by U.S. Coast Guard from naval vessel in Puget Sound

The crew of the HMCS Nanaimo reported the victim had a cut on his head and showed signs of a concussion. → Read More

UBC urges exchange students to leave Hong Kong as violent protests continue

UBC said 32 of the school's students are currently attending four Hong Kong universities, some of which have been taken over by protesters this week. → Read More

Suspect, victim identified in Houston, B.C. homicide investigation

RCMP say they are "actively looking" for the suspect, whose name and description have not been released, and are seeking the public's help. → Read More

B.C. RCMP facing financial shortfall of more than $10M, prompting cuts to some services

"Our primary goal is for the communities in British Columbia where we serve, they wouldn't see an impact," said one RCMP spokesperson. → Read More