Aaron Hinks

A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services has issued another call for donations during the holiday season, with an emphasis on the need for donations of O-negative blood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Immediate need’ for blood donations during holiday season

Canada Blood Services highlights need for O-negative blood donors

A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services has issued another call for donations during the holiday season, with an emphasis on the need for donations of O-negative blood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
At least two residents believe they saw something from out of this world flying over Semiahmoo Bay on Dec. 15, but, based on their description of the object, others believe it was probably thousands of tiny birds. (File photo)

UFO sighting: Did aliens recently visit White Rock?

Skeptics suggest mysterious sighting was most likely a flock of birds

At least two residents believe they saw something from out of this world flying over Semiahmoo Bay on Dec. 15, but, based on their description of the object, others believe it was probably thousands of tiny birds. (File photo)
On Dec. 13-14, the Geminid meteor shower will be visible, known as one of the brightest showers of the year. (Unsplash)

120 meteors per hour to light up B.C. night sky on Dec. 13-14

Annual event to bring calm, relaxation for observers

On Dec. 13-14, the Geminid meteor shower will be visible, known as one of the brightest showers of the year. (Unsplash)
People entering Canada need the ArriveCAN app. (Black Press Media File)

CBSA reminds B.C. residents that ArriveCAN app still a requirement

Regardless of how long or short the trip is, ArriveCAN app is still mandatory

People entering Canada need the ArriveCAN app. (Black Press Media File)
Very few people, if any, lined up at the Peace Arch border to enter the U.S. Tuesday. (B.C. Highway camera)

No wait at B.C. border as PCR test requirement removed for short trips

As of Nov. 30, fully vaccinated Canadians can enter U.S. for less than 72 hours without PCR test

Very few people, if any, lined up at the Peace Arch border to enter the U.S. Tuesday. (B.C. Highway camera)
A single vehicle heads into the U.S. at the quiet Peace Arch border crossing Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, in Blaine, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

B.C. residents can buy essential goods in U.S., return without PCR test: CBSA

Confusion over the new rules resulted in a number of people receiving a $5,700 ticket

A single vehicle heads into the U.S. at the quiet Peace Arch border crossing Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, in Blaine, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
A vehicle waits to cross into Canada at the Peace Arch border crossing. (Aaron Hinks photo)

B.C. senior who went to U.S. to buy gas hit with $5,700 fine

Marlane Jones said, with fuel supplies limited in B.C., she was trying to do the right thing

A vehicle waits to cross into Canada at the Peace Arch border crossing. (Aaron Hinks photo)
British Columbia Mental Health and Addictions Minister Sheila Malcolmson is shown in Ottawa in this file image on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. to add 10 treatment beds as overdose crisis escalates

BC Coroners Service announced another 333 people have died of drug overdose in B.C.

British Columbia Mental Health and Addictions Minister Sheila Malcolmson is shown in Ottawa in this file image on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Matthew Sawatzky and Janaye Sawatzky have been reported missing. (RCMP handout)

Missing Surrey newlyweds have been located and are safe: RCMP

Police said they have confirmed the well-being of a young couple

Matthew Sawatzky and Janaye Sawatzky have been reported missing. (RCMP handout)
Matthew Sawatzky and Janaye Sawatzky have been reported missing. (RCMP handout)

Foul play not suspected in case of missing B.C. newlyweds: RCMP

Police, family, friends concerned for young couple’s well-being

Matthew Sawatzky and Janaye Sawatzky have been reported missing. (RCMP handout)
More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)

Pandemic sparked puppy boom in B.C., but no spike in pet returns: BC SPCA

More people are looking to adopt pets due to pandemic, SPCA

More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)
Ocean Park resident Joanie Webster was stunned to be reuinted with her cat Pete who was missing for nearly three years. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Through kindness of strangers, B.C. cat, missing for 3 years, finds its way home

Owner Joanie Webster wants to speak to anyone who helped Pete on his journey

Ocean Park resident Joanie Webster was stunned to be reuinted with her cat Pete who was missing for nearly three years. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Alan Xu said the rat problem is so bad, even Whiskers has stopped the chase. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Alan Xu said the rat problem is so bad, even Whiskers has stopped the chase. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Children First Canada volunteer Simi Sahota is calling for better access to mental health support in B.C. (Contributed photo)

‘No one to turn to’: B.C. student joins call for better access to mental health support

Children First Canada lists poor mental health as one of top 10 threats to young people

Children First Canada volunteer Simi Sahota is calling for better access to mental health support in B.C. (Contributed photo)
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and South Surrey-White Rock candidate Gordie Hogg speak at a campaign event in South Surrey Wednesday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Justin Trudeau faces protest at B.C. campaign stop

Liberal Leader stopped in South Surrey Wednesday morning to make housing announcement

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and South Surrey-White Rock candidate Gordie Hogg speak at a campaign event in South Surrey Wednesday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle collision Saturday morning.

Hockey community mourns after 3 teens killed in Surrey crash

Parker Magnuson, Ronin Sharma and Caleb Reimer being remembered by loved ones, friends

From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle collision Saturday morning.
People sit in a German Bundeswehr airplane at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, as the federal armed forces evacuates German citizens and local Afghans who worked for Germany. (Bundeswehr via AP)

B.C. Afghan-Canadians looking to help after fall of Kabul

Women trying to find safety for her Afghan counterparts

People sit in a German Bundeswehr airplane at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, as the federal armed forces evacuates German citizens and local Afghans who worked for Germany. (Bundeswehr via AP)
Aerial view rendering of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel favoured by Metro Vancouver’s board of directors to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia image)

New 8-lane ‘immersed-tube’ to replace Massey Tunnel

Project to be complete by 2030, cost $4.15 billion

Aerial view rendering of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel favoured by Metro Vancouver’s board of directors to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia image)
More than a dozen kiteboarders took advantage of high wind last winter. Surfers soared up in the air and performed tricks for spectators watching from the White Rock Pier. (Aaron Hinks photos)

CAO reaching new heights as kiteboarding takes off in White Rock

The sport, which has seen a spike in popularity, is to debut at the 2024 Paris Olympics

More than a dozen kiteboarders took advantage of high wind last winter. Surfers soared up in the air and performed tricks for spectators watching from the White Rock Pier. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘It makes me want to weep’: condolences stream in for B.C. child found dead after fire

Police and fire continue to investigate house fire, assault in Surrey

Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)