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Ride Hailing: Surrey’s Mayor Dough McCallum stands in strong support for his city’s Taxi drivers

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR DOUG McCALLUM The approval of ride hailing companies in Metro Vancouver by the Passenger Transportation Board does not change my position on this issue. What continues to be my chief concern is the unfair advantage that has been created without any regard as to how it will impact those who are employed in the taxi industry.  It is ... Read More »

UK’s Prince Harry, Meghan warn media over photos

London, Jan 22 (IANS) Britains Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have started their new life in Canada after stepping down from their royal duties, even as they have issued a legal warning to the media for clicking their pictures without consent. According to a royal source, the publication of photographs showing the Duchess of Sussex hiking with baby Archie ... Read More »

New Canada Line trains increase service for customers

First wave of new trains will carry up to 800 more people per hour at peak times RICHMOND, B.C. – Four new Canada Line trains begin service today, increasing customer capacity by 15 per cent during peak hours. The brand-new trains will provide more space, frequency and comfort to customers. These are the first of 12 new trains, which are ... Read More »

Breakthrough discovery in Cancer treatment: New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells

London, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a “one-size-fits-all” cancer therapy. These T-cells were shown, in the lab, to kill lung, skin, blood, colon, breast, bone, prostate, ovarian, kidney and cervical cancer cells, while ignoring healthy cells. T-cell therapies for cancer – where immune cells are removed, modified ... Read More »

Fatal shooting at Burnaby gas station, Julian Johnson identified as victim of homicide

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is requesting public assistance to further its ongoing investigation of a shooting death in Burnaby, B.C.  On January 19, 2020 at around 6:30 p.m., the Burnaby RCMP responded to reports of a shooting at the Chevron gas station at 4487 Canada Way.  A man, now identified as 28-year-old Julian Johnson, was found at the scene ... Read More »

Had no choice but leave royal family: Prince Harry

The UK’s Prince Harry said that he and his wife Meghan Markle had no choice but to stand down from their royal family duties, while insisting that the couple was not “not walking away” but felt “great sadness” over the new arrangement. He made the remarks while addressing supporters of his Sentebale charity at a dinner here on Sunday night, ... Read More »

North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex hosts official grand opening

THE North Surrey Sport and Ice Complex marked its official grand opening on Saturday, January 18, with a community event attracting over 500 guests to the state-of-the-art facility in the Bridgeview community. The celebration included free skating and rentals, access to the fitness centre, family entertainment and an artist talk with Katzie Nation artist Trenton Pierre. “The North Surrey area of ... Read More »

Après ski and snowboard in the lodge and not the hospital – Expert tips to prevent injuries on the slopes

Vancouver – Trauma Services BC (TSBC), a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority, is reminding those hitting the slopes this winter to take precautions against serious injury. Despite an encouraging 12 per cent drop in injuries in the 2018/19 winter season, statistics gathered over five years show the rate of hospitalizations for ski and snowboard injuries in B.C. is increasing.  “B.C. is ... Read More »

IHIT investigating suspicious death in Maple Ridge

he Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is requesting assistance with the investigation into a suspicious death in Maple Ridge. On January 11, 2020, at 1:21 p.m., Ridge Meadows RCMP Frontline members responded to a report of a found body in a rural area near the 245 hundred block of Lougheed Highway.  The circumstances surrounding the body and the area were deemed ... Read More »