Martin Van Den Hemel

Millions of dressers

IKEA recalls chests, dressers over tip-over hazard

Six children in the U.S. have died since 1989; customers can get refund or wall anchor kit

Millions of dressers
B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

North, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to rapidly dry out over next few weeks, officials say

B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend
Blind advocacy group’s bid for safe drug labelling in B.C. gets boost

Blind advocacy group’s bid for safe drug labelling in B.C. gets boost

Human rights complaint seeks better prescription medication labelling

Blind advocacy group’s bid for safe drug labelling in B.C. gets boost
Royal LePage realtor Adil Dinani.

Hottest real estate neighbourhoods in the Lower Mainland have affordability, amenities in common

People more willing to relocate to Fraser Valley, according to May numbers from Royal LePage

Royal LePage realtor Adil Dinani.
Giorgio Cima's WorkSafeBC claim was denied

Rulings critical of WorkSafeBC spawn call for review

Advocates say two egregious incidents of case mishandling underscore a system stacked against the worker

Giorgio Cima's WorkSafeBC claim was denied
A $120 million

$120M Playland redevelopment could double annual revenues

Attendance could jump 50 per cent, but admission could rise 40 per cent

A $120 million
Jorda Maisey

Mission, Cloverdale among 10 hottest real estate markets in Fraser Valley

No real estate slowdown for Fraser Valley after strong May and record-breaking April

Jorda Maisey
A lack of rain and snow pack mean this year's forest fire season has started a month early.

Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality

Lack of rain and mountain snow pack mean forest fire season started a month early

A lack of rain and snow pack mean this year's forest fire season has started a month early.
Public Safety Minister Mike Morris at a press conference Monday morning.

8 arrests last week for Surrey shootings

Brings total to 18 in the past three weeks, and more arrests are expected

Public Safety Minister Mike Morris at a press conference Monday morning.
Three people were found safe and sound after this single engine Beechcraft 23 Musketeer was spotted by snowmobilers at an altitude of about 5

All found safe after missing plane made emergency landing

Flight left Pitt Meadows Sunday and was bound for Pemberton when it disappeared

Three people were found safe and sound after this single engine Beechcraft 23 Musketeer was spotted by snowmobilers at an altitude of about 5
These colourful detergent pods are sending more kids to the emergency

Laundry detergent pods sending more children to hospital

B.C. Drug and Poison Information Centre recorded 152 emergency room visits in 2015, up from 59 in 2012

These colourful detergent pods are sending more kids to the emergency
Hardeep Singh Nijjar said he's been the target of a smear campaign by the Indian government because of his advocacy work for Sikh rights.

Surrey man accused of running terror camp asks Prime Minister to help clear his name

Hardeep Nijjar claims Indian government targeting him for advocacy on Sikh rights

Hardeep Singh Nijjar said he's been the target of a smear campaign by the Indian government because of his advocacy work for Sikh rights.
Electric vehicles get green light to travel in HOV lanes.

Green light for electric vehicles in HOV lanes gets ‘fantastic’ response

More than 1,000 people have applied for special decal

Electric vehicles get green light to travel in HOV lanes.
New distracted driving scopes allow police to spot offenders 1.2 kilometres away.

B.C.’s distracted driving penalty jumps to $543 June 1

$888 for a second offence and possible review by Superintendent of Motor Vehicles

New distracted driving scopes allow police to spot offenders 1.2 kilometres away.
School districts across the province will share in $25 million in administrative savings.

$25 million in savings to be doled out to schools, Surrey gets $3.1 million

Education Minister Mike Bernier makes announcement of funding in Surrey

School districts across the province will share in $25 million in administrative savings.
A man has died in hospital after he was found in the water near Haney Bypass and 225 Street in Maple Ridge.

Man dies in hospital after being pulled from Fraser River near Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP is investigating what it calls sudden death at 3:15 a.m.

A man has died in hospital after he was found in the water near Haney Bypass and 225 Street in Maple Ridge.
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Boys sports sandals recalled for fall hazard

Health Canada issues recall on sandals sold at Real Canadian Superstore, Extra Foods, no frills, Your Independent Grocer

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Surrey man running terror camp, India newspaper claims

But terrorism expert said veracity of article ‘hard to judge’

BC Premier Christy Clark's trade mission to Asia included a visit to the Philippines where a trade office was opened in Manila.

Premier Clark opens trade office in Manila

Hopes to capitalize on one of world’s fastest growing economies

BC Premier Christy Clark's trade mission to Asia included a visit to the Philippines where a trade office was opened in Manila.
Shampoo and beauty creams are popular targets for shoplifters

Shoplifters fueling secondary market for everyday items

Flea markets, Craigslist and Kijiji are popular fencing spots

Shampoo and beauty creams are popular targets for shoplifters