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West Coast Express train rounds the curve near New Brighton Park as it heads east from downtown Vancouver along the waterfront on Aug. 17, 2010. (Ian Lindsay/ Postmedia Network/Files)

Bear troubles block train commuters

The West Coast Express Train 5 didn’t make its stop at Coquitlam Station during this morning’s commute due to bears in the area, according to a tweet from TransLink customer service.

The College of Applied Biology has received a formal complaint against Trans Mountain fish biologist Calum Bonnington. (Trans Mountain photo)

Complaint lodged against biologist

A Fraser Valley-based conservation group has lodged a formal complaint with the College of Applied Biology over a Trans Mountain biologist's role in the installation of matting to discourage salmon from spawning at stream sites where the company plans pipeline crossings.

NDP on defensive over ride-hailing review

Premier John Horgan brushed aside criticism Tuesday that his government is pandering to its political friends in the taxi industry with the announcement of a one-sided review of ride-hailing that excludes companies like Uber and Lyft.

Downtown Vancouver reflecting off the glass-like surface of False Creek early in the morning. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Rental cost jumps to $2,120

It's not a treat and it's no trick either: October's median asking price for a one-bedroom apartment in Vancouver has climbed up to a scary $2,120 a month.

University of British Columbia fisheries economist Rashid Sumaila. (Handout/University of British Columbia)

UBC economist earns environmental prize

A University of B.C. economist who has proposed radical solutions to save the world’s wild fisheries will receive a coveted environmental prize for his work, just as one of his recommendations is being implemented.

In a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court, five women claim that Ivan Henry sexually assaulted them in their Vancouver apartments during attacks that occurred from May 1981 to June 1982. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Women file lawsuit against Ivan Henry

Five women who allege they were sexually assaulted by Ivan Henry, a man who spent 27 years behind bars before the courts found he’d been wrongfully convicted of being a serial rapist, have filed suit against the B.C. man.

Traffic travels eastbound into Surrey on the Port Mann Bridge in March 2016. (Ric Ernst/Postmedia)

Accidents on the rise on Port Mann Bridge?

Transportation experts say increased volume, changes in traffic patterns and drivers unfamiliar with roads could be contributing to what appears to be an increase in crashes since the tolls were lifted on the Port Mann Bridge.

Former B.C. Liberal candidate Hector Bremner is running for the NPA in the upcoming Vancouver byelection to fill the council seat vacated by Geoff Meggs. (Nick Procaylo/Postmedia)

Hector Bremner wins byelection

The Non-Partisan Association has snagged a fourth seat on Vancouver city council while four school board trustees fired last year by the previous provincial government will return to their positions.

Marketplace has found that sometimes credit cards shilled by Ellen Degeneres and others are too good to be true.

MARKETPLACE: Too good to be true

Marketplace has received hundreds of emails from viewers who've been stung by surprise credit card charges after signing up for what they thought were "risk-free" product trials endorsed by respected celebrities like Ellen Degeneres, Celine Dion and the stars of CBC's Dragons' Den. While thinking they signed up for a free trial offer, thousands of