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Vancouver art teacher acquitted of sexual touching

Vancouver art teacher acquitted of sexual touching

A Vancouver art teacher was found not guilty Dec. 23 of two sexual touching charges, despite one of the B.C. Supreme Court’s top judges finding the alleged victim’s testimony more credible and reliable.
Youth arrested, facing firearms charges after shooting in Tsawwassen, B.C.

Youth arrested, facing firearms charges after shooting in Tsawwassen, B.C.

TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — Delta Police say a youth from Surrey has been arrested after an early morning shooting in Tsawwassen, B.C., and will be facing several firearms charges.
No injuries as CP freight train hits truck near Kamloops, B.C.

No injuries as CP freight train hits truck near Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A Canadian Pacific freight train has collided with a CP truck that was travelling along tracks east of Kamloops, B.C. The collision happened at about 10:30 a.m.
Tiny Protection Island, off Nanaimo, B.C., wary as large cougar moves in

Tiny Protection Island, off Nanaimo, B.C., wary as large cougar moves in

NANAIMO, B.C. — A large cougar is prowling a tiny but densely populated island just off Nanaimo, B.C., and officials with the Environment Ministry say conservation officers are keeping a close eye on the situation.
'Culture of riding buses needs to change': Highway-bus passengers urged to wear seatbelts

'Culture of riding buses needs to change': Highway-bus passengers urged to wear seatbelts

Four killed, dozens injured in bus crash on icy Interior highway on Christmas Eve
Passersby were first to help Saturday night's bus crash victims before emergency crews arrived

Passersby were first to help Saturday night's bus crash victims before emergency crews arrived

One of the first people who arrived at the scene of Saturday night's fatal bus crash on the Okanagan Connector says a number of passersby helped injured bus passengers before emergency crews made it to the scene. Just after 6 p.m.
Social media post reunites family with old Christmas recording of them singing

Social media post reunites family with old Christmas recording of them singing

Aunt Bessie, Uncle Bob, little Dorothy Jane Lavoie singing Christmas carols in the early 1960s.
Victoria tops Canadian cities for people walking, cycling to work

Victoria tops Canadian cities for people walking, cycling to work

In 2021, one in 20 commuters — or 5.3 per cent — in the capital region regularly biked to work, with second-place Kelowna at two per cent and Vancouver slightly behind at 1.9 per cent, according to Statistics Canada data.
'I started to cry': Mother says daughter's life-saving medication was lost in Vancouver baggage chaos

'I started to cry': Mother says daughter's life-saving medication was lost in Vancouver baggage chaos

Watch a video of the stressful holiday travel ordeal and see what YVR and Air Canada had to say.
Unlike U.S., Canada will not require COVID testing for travellers from China

Unlike U.S., Canada will not require COVID testing for travellers from China

The Canadian government is not imposing any new rules on travellers arriving at Vancouver International Airport from China, where the spread of the Omicron variant is overwhelming hospitals and funeral homes.