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Friday, Nov 30

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'Moving in the right direction' after obstruction charges against former T-bird stayed

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Crown prosecutors have stayed charges of obstruction of justice against a former UBC football player who was Tasered multiple times after police stopped him for jaywalking.

4.2-magnitude earthquake rattles communities near Fort St. John

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"I felt my house move quite violently back and forth. It shook probably six or seven times. It was a hard shake."

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Video shows TransLink bus driver reading behind the wheel

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Video showing a Vancouver bus driver reading a newspaper behind the wheel has triggered an investigation by TransLink.

Mental health education recommended for RCMP members following inquest

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A coroner's inquest jury is recommending the RCMP make changes to mental health programs for its officers and their families after the death by suicide of a sergeant in 2013 who was involved in a high-profile case in British Columbia that…

Ride-along: Exclusive look at the Surrey RCMP's Gang Enforcement Team

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There have been more than 20 gang killings in the Lower Mainland this year alone, and police forces are trying to curb the violence. This week, CTV News got an exclusive look at Surrey RCMP Gang Enforcement Team and what they do.

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'They almost killed him': Sister of homeless man attacked speaks out

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A homeless man is still recovering in hospital after being brutally beat up in the west end more than a week ago.

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Vancouver expects to collect $38M from vacancy tax in first year

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Vancouver says it has collected $21 million in the first full year of its empty homes tax and another $17 million could still flow into its coffers. The city says in a news release that it expects to generate about $38 million from the…

20-year promise honoured as B.C. pledges gaming revenue share for First Nations

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The British Columbia government has pledged to share gaming revenues with Indigenous communities across the province.

Thursday, Nov 29

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Four Surrey residents accused of stealing over 5,000 pieces of mail: police

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Four people from Surrey are facing a lengthy list of charges after allegedly stealing thousands of pieces of mail across four different provinces.

Teen girl sexually assaulted in East Vancouver, police say

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Police say they're investigating after a teen girl was pulled into a wooded area in East Vancouver and sexually assaulted Tuesday afternoon.

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Port Coquitlam man charged in poppy donation box theft

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An arrest warrant has been issued for 51-year-old Port Coquitlam resident Victor Hansen on one count of theft under $5,000.

'Elvis has left the building': Elusive otter manages to evade capture

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A wayward otter left a Chinatown garden the same way it got in: undetected.

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Province trying to gauge interest in filling abandoned Greyhound routes

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The B.C. government is looking for operators to take over eight bus routes that remain without service since Greyhound pulled out of the province on Oct. 31.

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Delta cop concerned about online weed edible sales after brownie bust

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Const. Derek Gallamore was shocked when his department in Delta, B.C., busted a woman allegedly selling weed-laced brownies with 40 times the recommended single dose of THC.

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Overpopulation of grizzlies in area where mother, baby killed: Yukon hunter

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Just days after the tragic death of a mother and her baby daughter in a remote part of the Yukon, a hunter and wilderness guide who lives nearby says there is an overpopulation of grizzly bears in the area.

Update in otter vs. koi saga: Fish removed, Vancouver garden to reopen

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A tranquil garden in Vancouver where a crafty otter has devoured about 10 expensive koi is set to reopen this morning.

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Canada announces sanctions targeting Saudis linked to 'abhorrent' Khashoggi murder

The Canadian government has announced sanctions targeting 17 people linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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William Shatner suggests Jeopardy adopt B.C. boy's invented word

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I'll take "levidrome" for $500, please! Hollywood icon, William Shatner is asking Jeopardy to use the made-up word on its show.

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William Shatner suggests Jeopardy! adopt B.C. boy's word

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I'll take a "levidrome" for $500, please?

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TransLink rolling out wearable Compass Card bracelets

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TransLink is rolling out a new type of wearable Compass Card starting next week – and let CTV News take it for a ride.

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Unions block trucks at Canada Post depot in B.C. to protest back-to-work bill

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Just after the federal government passed a law this week forcing an end to strikes by Canadian Union of Postal Workers members, the union warned that other unions could act out in response.

Bite out of crime: Nanaimo police dog 'Jager' nabs prolific offenders

The incident took place at around 1 a.m. Saturday after police were alerted to reported vehicle theft at the Duke Point terminal.

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Teen's shooting death a case of 'wrong place at the wrong time,' family believes

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The body of 16-year-old Jason Jhutty was found on the side of a road in Surrey in June, next to that of 17-year-old Jesse Bhangal.

RCMP officer was not overly stressed by YVR Taser case: former supervisor

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The supervisor of an RCMP officer who took his own life in 2013 says Pierre Lemaitre didn't seem overly stressed about misinformation he gave the media after the death of a man following a confrontation with police at Vancouver's airport.

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RCMP officer breaks down at coroner's inquest recalling officer's last emails

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A supervisor of an RCMP officer who took his own life in 2013 broke down Wednesday as he read the last few emails exchanged between the two men to a coroner's inquest.

Wednesday, Nov 28

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Surrey's half-billion-dollar debt called into question

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A day after Mayor Doug McCallum claimed the City of Surrey had accumulated a $514-million debt, the figure is being disputed.

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Humpback found dead near ferry terminal likely hit by a ship: necropsy

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The results of a necropsy conducted on a humpback whale found dead in Tsawwassen suggest the animal had been struck by a ship.

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Suspect sought after teens assaulted on a SkyTrain

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Transit police are asking for help to identify a suspect in an alleged assault on two teenagers on a SkyTrain.

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B.C. man sentenced to time served, probation for attacking man with autism

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One of the three B.C. men caught on video viciously attacking a man with autism at a Toronto-area bus terminal has been sentenced to time served plus probation.

B.C. to test tsunami text alerts on mobile phones, TVs, radios today

At 1:55 p.m., text alerts will be pushed to mobile phones as well as routine television and radio tests, B.C's Solicitor General says.