A measles outbreak has reached roughly 320 diagnosed cases this week, Fraser Health reported Monday, making it the worst of its kind in B.C. history.
Lawyers are calling on B.C. to reform its wrongful death laws in the wake of a new $50,000 fund established for each child of missing and murdered women, including Robert Pickton’s victims.
B.C. Attorney General Suzanne Anton officially confirmed what 24 hours first reported Monday — that the children of missing women will each get $50,000 in compensation.
The province and Vancouver are poised to settle their portion of a lawsuit with 13 children whose mothers’ DNA was found on serial killer Robert Pickton’s farm, 24 hours has learned. Each of the children will receive $50,000 plus legal costs.
Canada Border Services Agency is now reviewing its use of private contractors for guarding detainees following the in-custody death of a Mexican woman.
Organizations pushing for answers in the hanging death of a Mexican in Canada Border Services Agency custody say a Sept. 29 inquest is an important first step.
A man called by many a Good Samaritan testified Wednesday that people “just lost their minds” during the 2011 Stanley Cup riot.
At 24 Hours Vancouver, I broke the story about the hanging death of Mexican undocumented worker Lucia Vega Jimenez in CBSA custody.
On Dec. 6, SWN Resources announced it was halting its shale gas exploration for the year, incomplete. Now, as the community awaits the Texan firm’s likely future return, Windspeaker has learned the community is launching healing circles to deal with the trauma of the police raid, as well as contemplating a court battle over their treaty rights.
Burnaby RCMP have filed theft and mischief charges against a man they say destroyed six of their cruisers using two stolen vehicles and then flooded Burnaby General Hospital’s emergency ward room early Sunday morning.