RICHMOND, B.C. -- For the past few weeks, a man with an active firearm has been shooting rabbits located near the hotel at Vancouver International Airport in the middle of the night. CTV News Vancouver has learned a contractor was hired to do the culling, and more rabbits are scheduled to be shot on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
At the height of an extended heat wave this weekend, Vancouver is likely to break a record on Sunday for the highest recorded temperature for that date. “Sunday is pretty guaranteed that we’ll break that record,” said Miles Higa, meteorologist with the Portland branch of the National Weather Service, which ordered an excessive heat watch for this weekend to raise awareness of the dangers.
TORONTO -- The results are in for a Canadian study that was designed to answer the question on the lips of every parent, teacher and student: How safe are schools when it comes to COVID-19 transmission? More than 1,700 staff and teachers in the Vancouver School District were tracked for three months, their blood tested, looking for COVID-19 antibodies that would show that they had been exposed.
Structure was bought 20 years ago to aid economy of downtown The Vancouver City Council is considering selling a parking garage back to its developer for $3.44 million, more than 20 years after the city originally purchased the structure to boost the economy downtown. Councilors heard from Community and Economic Development Director Chad Eiken at their remote meeting Monday evening about the plan to sell the parking garage next to Columbia Bank at 500 Broadway.
VANCOUVER -- The man found guilty in the death of a senior outside a Vancouver Costco wiped away tears Tuesday as he told a B.C. Supreme Court judge he’s sorry for what he did. Thomas Toth, 61, of East Vancouver was convicted of manslaughter last November for his role in the death of Orlando Ocampo, an 86-year-old Vancouver resident.
B.C.’s immunization program passed a major milestone—over 1 million second doses have now been administered. In-person briefings are being reduced to once per week, while written statements will continue to be issued during weekdays. B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry spoke from Prince George, where she is meeting with Northern Health teams, while B.C.
Jun. 22—Aurora Gallery, 1004 Main St., Vancouver, seeks works to display in its "Clothesline" exhibit during the month of September. The juried show is open to any artist in or around Clark County who works in a textile medium. Works can be submitted by artists age 16 and older through Aug. 14.
Jun. 22—A transient man who is accused of stabbing a man in the back, in what police described as a random attack, appeared Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court. Joshua Anthony Ryan, 29, faces an allegation of first-degree assault stemming from the Sunday morning stabbing in Vancouver's Harney Heights neighborhood.
Minnesota United CEO Chris Wright addressed players last week about charitable donations approaching $200,000 that the club will make to celebrate its long-awaited return to a nearly full Allianz Field on Wednesday evening against Austin FC. The Loons haven't played to a capacity crowd there since the franchise's first playoff game, in October 2019.
Jun. 22—A Vancouver man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for beating his then-girlfriend so severely that she suffered a brain injury. Daniel K. Bentley, 62, pleaded guilty last month in Clark County Superior Court to a domestic violence charge of second-degree assault. Bentley was originally charged with first-degree assault, but the charge was amended as a part of a plea agreement, court records show.
Javier Hernandez and Kevin Cabral will need to improve their combination play as LA Galaxy look to bounce back from their defeat to Seattle Sounders, so says Greg Vanney. The Galaxy went down 2-1 at home to the Sounders at the weekend, but are swiftly back in action with a midweek trip to Utah, where Vancouver are based for the season.
In a June 17 press release, Simon Fraser wrote that Tissira would be taking over as head coach of both teams effective June 19, 2021. Tissira will make the move to Vancouver, British Columbia, relinquishing his role as head coach of the University of Regina swim team.
With 14 new locations, Indian Motorcycle Rentals are now available in Sturgis, Atlanta, Chicago, Panama City, Vancouver, CA, and beyond. Indian Motorcycle has announced new 14 new Indian Motorcycle Rental affiliates in locations throughout the United States and Canada. With 25 total locations, Indian Motorcycle Rentals are now available in many of the top riding destinations, including San Diego, Sturgis, Austin, Nashville, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Panama City Beach, Vancouver, and more.
Former Vancouver Canuck superstars Henrik and Daniel Sedin are joining the club’s front office. The Canucks announced Tuesday that the Sedins will join Vancouver’s hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning. The team says the Sedins will be involved in player evaluation and development as part of their duties, and they will participate in planning for the draft, free agency and the trade deadline.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The adoptive parents of a 15-year-old Vancouver, Washington, boy who died from starvation had bail set at $1 million each during a court appearance in Clark County. The Columbian reports Felicia L. Adams and Jesse C. Franks appeared Monday in Superior Court on domestic violence charges of second-degree murder and homicide by abuse in Karreon Franks’ death.
VANCOUVER — Former Vancouver Canuck superstars Henrik and Daniel Sedin are joining the club's front office. The Canucks announced Tuesday that the Sedins will join Vancouver's hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning. The team says the Sedins will be involved in player evaluation and development as part of their duties, and they will participate in planning for the draft, free agency and the trade deadline.
The Sedins are back in Vancouver. The Canucks added Daniel and Henrik Sedin to the team's hockey operations department as special advisers to the general manager, the club announced Tuesday. "Henrik and Daniel's hockey intellect and experience is exceptional," general manager Jim Benning said in a statement.
Canadian dollars are pictured in Vancouver, Sept. 22, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward TORONTO – North American stock markets inched higher Tuesday after U.S. Federal Reserve officials toned down some of their comments that prompted last week’s slide. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 44.29 points to 20,200.65.
A study of school staff in Vancouver says their risk of developing COVID-19 through contact at school is identical to their risk of catching the virus in the community. The study by researchers from BC Children’s Hospital, the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health examined COVID-19 infections among teachers and staff throughout the Vancouver district.