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The Mayors’ Council joins the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in asking the federal government for permanent funding to allow TransLink to complete new projects. (File photo)

Metro Vancouver mayors take transit issue to Ottawa ahead of federal election

Mayors’ council wants federal parties to pledge funds to improve transit in their platforms

The Mayors’ Council joins the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in asking the federal government for permanent funding to allow TransLink to complete new projects. (File photo)
Barbara Brink, co-founder of Science World, cuts a cake to celebrate 30 years since the facility opened, on Monday, May 6, 2019. (Joti Grewal/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Science World staff attempt 30 experiments in 5 minutes to mark anniversary

Science World opened its doors 30 years ago, on May 6, 1989

Barbara Brink, co-founder of Science World, cuts a cake to celebrate 30 years since the facility opened, on Monday, May 6, 2019. (Joti Grewal/Black Press Media)
Judge Matthew Begbie statue at the provincial courthouse in New Westminster. (City of New Westminster)

Should Judge Begbie statue be removed from B.C. courthouse square?

Two New Westminster councillors’ motion will be debated and voted on Monday at a council meeting

Judge Matthew Begbie statue at the provincial courthouse in New Westminster. (City of New Westminster)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Vaccine against fentanyl shows promising results in rats: U.S. study

Rats chose food more times instead of fentanyl after receiving the vaccine treatment

(Black Press Media file photo)
Two Holland America cruise ships collide at Canada Place

Two Holland America cruise ships collide at Canada Place

Cruise line says no one was hurt and repairs are underway

Two Holland America cruise ships collide at Canada Place
Science World turns 30 on May 6, 2019. (Science World)

TIMELINE: A look back at Science World ahead of its 30th anniversary

The Expo Centre, of Expo ‘86, was renamed Science World British Columbia in 1987.

Science World turns 30 on May 6, 2019. (Science World)
(Mitchell Smith/Flickr)

Man, 52, in critical condition after possible Downtown Eastside attack

A man was found badly hurt in a washroom at the Carnegie Centre

(Mitchell Smith/Flickr)
(BC Children’s Hospital)

BC Children’s Hospital kicks off Jeans Day fundraiser

People are encouraged to wear denim to support the kids

(BC Children’s Hospital)
The Corkscrew roller coaster at Playland is permanently closed. (Wikimedia Commons)

Corkscrew roller coaster at Playland comes to a permanent halt

The ride is being sold to make way for an expansion of the park

The Corkscrew roller coaster at Playland is permanently closed. (Wikimedia Commons)
The plaintiffs allege they pitched an idea for a television program called “Food Factories” to Food Network Canada Inc., but their concept was rejected. (Food Factory/Twitter)

B.C. group’s legal claim that Food Network stole show idea moves ahead

The plaintiffs argue the network’s ‘Food Factory’ show is the same to an idea they pitched

The plaintiffs allege they pitched an idea for a television program called “Food Factories” to Food Network Canada Inc., but their concept was rejected. (Food Factory/Twitter)
Police said the driver of the vehicle was not impaired and did not suffer any injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Driver arrested in Burnaby after crashing into parked car

The 46-year-old man faces charges for driving without a licence

Police said the driver of the vehicle was not impaired and did not suffer any injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
UPDATE: RCMP arrest protester in tree at Trans Mountain terminal

UPDATE: RCMP arrest protester in tree at Trans Mountain terminal

A 71-year-old man had set up a “mid-air” protest at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby

UPDATE: RCMP arrest protester in tree at Trans Mountain terminal
BC Ferries auctions off Howe Sound Queen vessel (GovDeals)

Update: BC Ferries boat goes to high bid of $210,000

Howe Sound Queen will continue to operate until June

BC Ferries auctions off Howe Sound Queen vessel (GovDeals)
B’nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, April 29, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

Anti-Semitic incidents ‘skyrocket’ in B.C., audit finds

The report found nearly all the incidents in the province were fueled by online hatred

B’nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, April 29, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
The pedestrian was waiting to cross the street when a part of a truck travelling in the curb lane struck the teenage. (Vancouver Police)

Pedestrian, 15, struck by truck in Vancouver sent to hospital

Police are asking for dash-cam footage from anyone in the area

The pedestrian was waiting to cross the street when a part of a truck travelling in the curb lane struck the teenage. (Vancouver Police)
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Port Angeles, Wash., hoists two boaters who had to abandon ship and swim to the shore on Sunday, April 28, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard District)

VIDEO: U.S. Coast Guard rescues Canadians stranded on Vancouver Island beach

The pair had to abandon ship after their boat took on water

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Port Angeles, Wash., hoists two boaters who had to abandon ship and swim to the shore on Sunday, April 28, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard District)
Metro Vancouver stage one water restrictions will be enforced by local governments as part of the drinking water conservation plan. (Black Press file photo)

Watering restrictions in effect May 1 in Metro Vancouver

Residents will be permitted to water their lawn on only two days during the week

Metro Vancouver stage one water restrictions will be enforced by local governments as part of the drinking water conservation plan. (Black Press file photo)
(NewWestPD/Twitter)
(NewWestPD/Twitter)
Chris Hemsworth arrives at the premiere of “Avengers: Endgame” at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

‘Avengers: Endgame’ obliterates records with $1.2B opening

To accommodate demand, the Walt Disney Co. released ‘Endgame’ in more theatres than any opening before

Chris Hemsworth arrives at the premiere of “Avengers: Endgame” at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
(Photo courtesy Charlotte Prong Parkhill)

BC Ferries cancellations continue into Monday after high winds damage vessel

A number of sailings between Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay were cancelled

(Photo courtesy Charlotte Prong Parkhill)