Bob Mackin

Sister of late VPD constable testifies at opening of coroner’s inquest

Dated almost three weeks before she died of suicide, a Vancouver Police Department constable’s impact statement accused a senior officer of ruining her personal life and law enforcement career. At...

Bus window shot out in Downtown Eastside, year after pellet gun shooter wreaked havoc

Another Coast Mountain bus window was destroyed, a year after a spate of pellet gun attacks in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. A large hole was visible in a passenger side upper window of a route...

B.C. legislature oversight committee settles on $100m budget

The all-party committee that oversees B.C.’s Legislative Assembly is asking the NDP government for a $100.3 million operational budget in the next fiscal year. The amount in the estimates passed at...

Ex-Mexican general’s B.C. extradition hearing delayed

The extradition hearing for the former Mexican general who fled to B.C. in 2019 was postponed Thursday after his defence lawyer sought to introduce evidence that could help clear his client. Eduardo...

Surrey City Hall hires BC Liberal insider to lobby province on keeping RCMP in Surrey

Mark Marissen was a mayoral candidate in the 2022 Vancouver municipal election and is the ex-husband of former premier Christy Clark

Inside Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim’s first six weeks in office

Orientation briefings from senior bureaucrats, introductions to B.C. and federal cabinet ministers and city council meetings dominated Ken Sim’s first month-and-a-half schedule as Vancouver...

Kennedy Stewart returns to university, may not be done with politics

Three months after losing the Vancouver mayoralty to Ken Sim, Kennedy Stewart said he is excited to be back at Simon Fraser University with a promotion. Stewart announced Monday he is the new...

Defeated Vancouver mayor Kennedy Stewart returns to SFU with a promotion

The one-term former mayor of Vancouver has returned to Simon Fraser University, three months after losing the mayoral race to Ken Sim. Kennedy Stewart announced Monday on Twitter that he has become...

Taiwanese national identified as Christmas Day death in Surrey immigration cell

The detainee found dead in the Surrey immigration holding centre on Christmas Day was a Taiwanese national described in media reports there as a cryptocurrency marijuana ring mastermind. Pan Yuan,...

Trio of NDP MLAs kick-off return to Lunar New Year banquets

An NDP cabinet minister attended one of the Lower Mainland’s first major Lunar New Year banquets since the pandemic began, where guests included a Chinese military veteran and the president of a...