Jon Azpiri, Global News

Jon Azpiri

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Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Jon:

SkyTrain strike: Marathon talks run into Tuesday morning ahead of planned 3-day shutdown

If a new deal isn't reached by Monday night there will be no service on the Expo and Millennium lines starting Tuesday morning. → Read More

RCMP, IHIT called out to separate Surrey incidents

Surrey RCMP are investigating a shooting in the Guildford area that has left a man in hospital. → Read More

Vancouver senior found guilty of murdering neighbours in West End apartment building

Both the victims and the accused were residents of the Ocean Towers complex on Morton Avenue in Vancouver's West End. → Read More

Metro Vancouver transit strike: 2 sides return to bargaining table

Both sides in the Metro Vancouver transit dispute returned to the bargaining table on Wednesday. → Read More

IHIT investigating man’s death in Surrey

Homicide investigators have been called after the death of a man in Surrey on Monday night. → Read More

Metro Vancouver transit strike: More SeaBus cancellations Wednesday, potential bus service disruptions

Fourteen SeaBus sailings have been cancelled on Wednesday, including several during the morning commute. → Read More

Metro Vancouver transit strike: Disruptions to bus service could start mid-week, union says

The Metro Vancouver transit strike continues Tuesday morning with no real end in sight. → Read More

Metro Vancouver transit strike: More SeaBus cancellations on Monday

No new talks are planned, but CMBC president Michael McDaniel said Sunday that the offer on the table is a fair one. → Read More

Air quality bulletin for Metro Vancouver and central Fraser Valley cancelled

UPDATE: Metro Vancouver said Wednesday that the air quality bulletin has ended. → Read More

B.C. company says its real-life ‘cloak of invisibility’ is one step closer to reality

The company, Hyperstealth, has come up with a way to obscure objects to the naked eye, making them virtually invisible. → Read More

‘Just absolutely nuts’: Kamloops man clings to back of truck as alleged thieves drive off

A Kamloops man was taken on a wild and dangerous ride after he jumped in the back of his pickup truck as someone was driving off with it. → Read More

Agreement reached to end strike at 3 of 4 Vancouver hotels

The strike continues at Rosewood Hotel Georgia, which has yet to reach an agreement. → Read More

Pattullo Bridge overnight closures in effect until Nov. 4

The closures will apply to northbound traffic five nights a week. → Read More

That 70’s Show: A look back at the Vancouver Canucks’ very first game

On Oct. 9, 1970, the Vancouver Canucks played their first NHL game at the Pacific Coliseum. It was a loss. → Read More

B.C. gets temporary injunction against Alberta’s turn-off-the-taps legislation

A federal court has granted a temporary injunction against Alberta's turn-off-the-taps legislation. → Read More

Man and woman killed in Fort St. John hit-and-run collision

RCMP said the suspect surrendered to police and his vehicle has been seized. → Read More

Surrey, B.C. mom arrested in Spain in connection with U.S. college admissions scandal

The B.C. woman has been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. → Read More

Vancouver police aim to return 148 stolen bikes to owners following huge seizure at storage facility

Police say bike theft continues to be major problem in the city with more than 1,600 bicycles reported stolen this year. → Read More

Reward offered for return of Canuck the Crow: ‘I want my buddy to come home’

Shawn Bergman, who calls himself Canuck's human friend, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to Canuck's return. → Read More

Vancouver homeowner shamed for ‘disgraceful maintenance’ of $7M home

The front lawn is covered with overgrown weeds and windows have been boarded up. → Read More