Surrey’s new top cop looking forward to the challenge, even if it is short-lived

He could be the last Mountie in charge of policing in Surrey. But Chief Supt. Brian Edwards, Surrey’s new top cop, says he is ready for the challenge no matter what the future holds. Edwards, who will be promoted to assistant commissioner when he assumes the post in January, told reporters Thursday that he jumped […]

Harbour Air tests first commercial electronic aircraft

Harbour Air pilot and CEO Greg McDougall flies the world’s first all-electric, zero-emission commercial aircraft during a test flight in a de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver from Vancouver International Airports South Terminal on the Fraser River in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, December 10, 2019. DON MACKINNON / AFP via Getty Images As Greg McDougall prepared to […]

Broadbent pushes B.C. government for justice-based accessibility law

Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, at a community consultation session for new accessibility legislation in Vancouver on Nov. 2, 2019. Gerry Kahrmann / Postmedia News Files As the B.C. government develops accessibility legislation, a left-wing think-tank is calling on policy-makers to consider how historical injustices and continuing discrimination have led to […]

B.C.’s online camping reservation system revamped

Campers hoping to stay at B.C. parks will find a revamped online reservation system with new features on the Discover Camping website. MCT / Times Colonist Campers hoping to stay at B.C. parks will find a revamped online reservation system with new features on the Discover Camping website. Campers who can’t get a reservation for […]

Plateau parking passes will cost more for gas-guzzlers in 2020

Plateau borough mayor Luc Rabouin noted vignette prices have been frozen for eight years. Dario Ayala / Montreal Gazette files As of Jan. 1, Plateau-Mont-Royal borough residents will pay more for a residential parking pass if they own a gas-guzzling vehicle. At a meeting Monday evening, the borough council, which is dominated by Mayor Valérie […]