June was the deadliest month in British Columbia history for overdose deaths. The data shows almost 6 overdose deaths a day throughout British Columbia.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will provide 19-billion dollars to provinces and territories to help them re-start their economies through COVID-19.
Riding on the bus has never been fun, especially when receiving sexual threats on your phone. Late Tuesday night a woman received several Airdropped images while riding the bus in Surrey. The woman was able to get off the bus safely, and the incident is being actively investigated.
If you’re out and about tonight, Surrey RCMP are asking for your help to find a 22 year old man. There are several warrants out for his arrest, and if you see him, please call 911 immediately.
It seems brush fires are still dangerous! The Langley Fire Department was called to reports of a brush fire just before 11 am yesterday. After the fire was put out, they found a deceased person in the area. While there is an on-going investigation, Surrey RCMP are asking that anyone with information about the fire give them a call.
The job market seems to be opening back up! Small businesses in the Vancouver area are having trouble getting their staff back. Only a quarter of the small businesses are back at full staffing, with many employees refusing to come back in when called. So if you’re looking for a part time job, now’s your chance!
Looks like not even the federal government is safe from hackers. Canada’s Communication Security Establishment says it’s likely that hackers working for the Russian government are trying to steal research information about the Coronavirus. They are warning health organizations to be vigilant!
We reported 21 news cases of COVID and NO new deaths as of yesterday here in BC – there is some concern with the increase in cases, it is expected in Phase 3, but we still need to be vigilant in our hand washing and mask wearing!
A new study suggests that eight times as many people in Metro Vancouver have been infected with COVID than the rate of reported cases. Apply this to BC as a whole and this could mean about 28,000 have been infected while fewer than 3150 cases have been confirmed.
Langley Fire Department and Police were called to a brush fire in the area of 46A Ave and 196A Street yesterday afternoon – when they put the fire out a body was found. It was determined the location was in Surrey and the case was handed to the Surrey RCMP who are still investigating. **Surrey RCMP provided an update to the investigation. The BC Coroners Service and the RCMP are continuing to investigate this incident, however, the death is no longer considered suspicious.**
Surrey City Council is saying yes to a 25-storey office tower at the southeast corner of King George Boulevard near Central City Mall -it is the first commercial building to go up in a while as the focus has been on residential.
A repeated message was sent ‘air-drop’ to a woman’s phone after she boarded a bus at the Newton exchange – the message “ I’m going to rape you” left the woman in tears and terrified. Police are investigating.
A Delta woman was fined $200 yesterday when it was reported that her dog was left in her car at a shopping centre – this was not her first time.
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has flagged four new flights for possible exposure to COVID-19. Passengers on the affected flights should self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the date of travel.
The list of affected flights:
- July 2: West Jet flight 460 – Kelowna to Calgary
- July 5: Korean Air flight 071 – Incheon to Vancouver
- July 5: West Jet flight 186 – Vancouver to Edmonton
- July 5: West Jet flight 3312 – Kelowna to Edmonton