Vandals target Penticton, B.C. BMX Club with racist graffiti

A Penticton, BC BMX bike club was recently targeted by racist graffiti, marking a disturbing trend in the South Okanagan to start the new year. On January 27, volunteers at the Penticton BMX Club were notified that a shed on their property had been hit by vandals. Graphic imagery, racist and hate-motivated language can be … Read more

Poilievre called it ‘hell.’ The Downtown Eastside begs to differ

VANCOUVER—The skies over Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside threaten rain as they darken and release the odd drop to the bustling sidewalks of the country’s most controversial neighbourhood. Under a black fold-up canopy at the corner of Columbia and East Hastings, volunteers of the Overdose Prevention Society sit, somewhat safe from any impending downpour. Canopies like this … Read more

‘I was broken’: Dog walker films random attack by couple on North Vancouver trail – BC

WARNING: Some details in this story are disturbing. Discretion advised. North Vancouver RCMP is investigating an attack on a dog walker that happened on Jan. 23. Lisa Adams told Global News she was walking five dogs, who were off-leash, when a man and a woman whose dogs were also off-leash cursed at her. She said … Read more

Edmonton homicide detectives investigating death of man in Lago Lindo area – Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a home in north Edmonton Friday evening, where homicide detectives have taken over a suspicious death investigation. Police responded to a home on Lago Lindo Crescent, in the Lago Lindo neighbourhood, and a section of the street was blocked off with police tape. A young man who lives in the area … Read more

Saskatchewan leaders praise Liberal decision to drop gun law reform legislation

The Liberal government has withdrawn a series of controversial amendments to pending firearms legislation, Bill C-21, that some firearms owners say would have unfairly targeted hunters and farmers. On Friday, Liberal MP Taleeb Noormohamed said the government is withdrawing a long list of guns that would have been classified as “prohibited” as part of a … Read more

Police seek suspect, issue arrest warrant after former CBC journalist assaulted – Toronto

Police are searching for a man wanted for manslaughter after a longtime journalist died following an assault in Toronto. Toronto police said the incident occurred on Jan. 24, at around 3:30 pm, in the area of ​​Danforth and Jones avenues. Officers said the victim was walking along Danforth Avenue when he was assaulted by another … Read more

London, Ont. police seize nine handguns in arrest – London

By Marshall Healey Global News Posted February 3, 2023 12:21 pm Decrease article font size Increase article font size London, Ont., police arrested a man who was wanted for numerous outstanding warrants related to guns. Police say officers observed the man, who was known to police, driving in the northeast end of London before stopping … Read more

City of Kawartha Lakes man pleads guilty to prohibited weapons charges: CBSA – Peterborough

A City of Kawartha Lakes man arrested in 2021 on smuggling and weapons charges recently pleaded guilty in court. According to the Canada Border Services Agency, on Jan. 15, 2021, officers at the Vancouver International Mail Center examined a package declared as a fuel filter. The package contained three firearm suppressors (also known as silencers), … Read more

17-year-old boy found dead after shooting at Burnaby housing co-op, IHIT called in – BC

A tragic scene unfolded Thursday at a Burnaby townhome complex where Mounties say one person is dead after a shooting. Burnaby RCMP said they received a report that a body was found inside a vehicle at 7420 Mulberry Place at the Burnaby Lougheed Lions Housing Society Co-op. The call came in around noon after reports … Read more

Don’t pack illicit substances on flights in and out of Kelowna: YLW – Okanagan

Kelowna International Airport is reminding potential air passengers that just because illicit substances have been decriminalized in BC, it doesn’t mean they’re welcome to pack them on flights. “As of Jan. 31, adults are able to possess small amounts of certain illicit substances for personal use within British Columbia,” reads the notice from Kelowna International … Read more