Public Safety

Families of missing women take to the streets, joined by #OccupyVancouver

As a troubled inquiry into missing women entered its second week, family members of the disappeared took over a busy downtown intersection in opposition.

Riot Review: lack of police not to blame

John Furlong and Doug Keefe released a review of the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, titled “The Night the City Became a Stadium”. The report blames alcohol and too many people in the viewing area, and...

The Big One? New study says major quake could shake Olympic Peninsula

Fault line deeper than believed, could hit south of Vancouver Island, says SFU expert.

BC Liberal MLA Norm Letnick's Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act draws fire

BC Liberal MLA Norm Letnick's Private Member's Bill M-210, the "Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act", is drawing fire from BC AIDS organizations and the BC Civil Liberties Association.

TV's Cash Cab kills pedestrian in Downtown Eastside Vancouver

Production company offers condolences to family of 61-year-old victim.

Vancouver youth discuss 2011 Stanley Cup riot at forum

In response to the 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup Riot, youth from all across Metro Vancouver gathered at the downtown Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library to share their opinions with each...

Breakdown in authority: photos of Vancouver Stanley Cup riots

More dramatic photos of the Vancouver Canucks riot by Matthew Zylstra Sawatzky.

Photos: Vancouver descends into riot chaos after Stanley Cup loss

It was a side of Vancouver that many had not seen before: Canucks fans smashed and burned cars on the streets and parking lots in downtown Vancouver. Rioters were laughing and cheering, getting their...

Earthquake preparedness in a backpack

Krasicki and Ward has taken leaps to provide Vancouver with all that is needed for earthquake preparedness. Business boomed after the earthquake in Japan and products sold out.  The store...

Is North Vancouver ready for a chlorine leak during an earthquake?

The City of North Vancouver's key spokesperson, the mayor, believes the municipality is ready to face both a major earthquake and a chlorine leak at the Canexus Chemical plant. This scenario, though...