Fundraiser launched to support Alberta family involved in deadly B.C. crash

A fundraiser has been launched to help support a family from Okotoks, Alta., that lost a father and a child in a highway crash while they were on a road trip in B.C. “On Sunday, Feb. 23, our beloved friend…

Suspect in 2014 Edmonton homicide arrested after throwing rocks at cars on B.C. bridge

A man wanted for a 2014 homicide in Edmonton was arrested by RCMP in B.C. on Thursday, after police said he was caught throwing rocks at vehicles during rush hour on a bridge in Maple Ridge. Richard Joseph Lacarte was…

RCMP looking for couple who crashed in B.C. with Alberta licence plate made of paper

RCMP in Port Coquitlam, B.C. are looking for a man and woman who fled the scene of a single-vehicle collision in January. While fleeing the scene of a collision is an offence on its own, police also want to speak…

B.C. RCMP open door to leaving Wet’suwet’en territory in effort to end rail blockades

The commanding officer of the B.C. RCMP has opened the door to police leaving Wet’suwet’en territory in a “gesture of good faith” with hereditary chiefs opposed to the Coastal GasLink project. In an internal letter to RCMP members obtained by…

Calgary man presumed dead after being swept up in B.C. river: RCMP

A Calgary fisherman is presumed dead after being swept up in northeastern B.C. waters nearly a week ago, RCMP said Tuesday. Aaron Kingma was fishing near Hudson’s Hope last week, according to his family. RCMP said a 39-year-old Alberta man…

Man arrested for serious 2013 assault at north Edmonton McDonald’s drive-thru

A man was arrested in Chilliwack, B.C. this week and charged in connection with a “serious assault” that took place at a north Edmonton McDonald’s drive-thru six years ago, police said on Thursday. At about 2:40 a.m., on Jan. 1,…

Family says 3 Red Deer men missing on sledding trip to Revelstoke, B.C.

The family of a Red Deer man — who has not been heard from since he embarked on a sledding trip in the Revelstoke, B.C. on Friday morning — is fearing for his safety. Ryan Pyper, 38, went snowmobiling at…