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  • Critics: ICBC sitting on massive reserve of cash

    News1130 Staff/Vancouver Sun

    Earlier this week, we learned ICBC has applied for a 1.9 per cent decrease to basic insurance rates. We knew the corporation’s financial picture was a rosy one, but today we learned the insurer is sitting on a $3.1-billion reserve fund.

  • Not as many seniors living in West End

    Shane Bigham

    Canada’s population is aging but in Vancouver’s West End, it’s getting younger.

  • City engineers trying to compromise on Hornby bike lane

    Jill Drews

    Complaints and praise about the proposed separated bike lane for Hornby Street in Vancouver have not been ignored. City engineers are going over feedback in hopes of finding a solution everyone can live with.

  • Meldrum Creek fire. August 15, 2010.

    Evacuation orders and alerts in effect for many homes in Cariboo region

    News1130 Staff

    Winds have been gusting to 70 km/hour, and the sky around Williams Lake is obscured by a thick cloud of black smoke.

  • Fundraiser in Surrey tomorrow to help Pakistan flood victims

    Mike Lloyd

    After Surrey’s Red F.M. raised up to $170,000 for victims of the flooding in Pakistan during a fundraising drive yesterday, the Sikh community is stepping up.

  • CKWX and the PNE means decades of summer memories

    Mike Lloyd

    The PNE Parade returns downtown tonight to kick off the fair’s 100th birthday celebrations. CKWX is also returning to the PNE this year, continuing a long history with the fair.

  • Poll: Almost half of us want an inquiry into Pickton investigation

    Mike Lloyd

    People in B.C. are split when it comes to whether there should be a public inquiry into how the police handled the Pickton serial murder investigation.

  • Bill Vander Zalm

    Judge to decide today on HST battle

    Evan Kelly

    Today a B.C Supreme Court judge is expected to decide on a court battle over the HST.

  • Canada’s annual inflation rate on the rise

    Lyle Fisher

    Canada’s annual inflation rate rose last month to 1.8 per cent, and some are saying B.C.’s new Harmonized Sales Tax is mainly to blame.

  • Author: Pickton’s victims’ families could sue police

    Lyle Fisher

    With all of the recent revelations about what the jurors didn’t hear in the Robert Pickton murder trial, some people are saying the police could face a civil lawsuit from the victims’ families. We spoke with a top-selling author and journalist about the case.

  • Wreck Beach

    Teenagers rescued from cliff

    Two 16-year-old girls are safe and sound after getting pulled off the cliff above Wreck Beach Thursday evening. Fire crews were called when the teenagers found they couldn’t go forward or back after looking for a quick way to the top.

  • Whitecaps tie Tampa Bay 1-1

    Ryan Sullivan

    The Vancouver Whitecaps tied the Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-1, and are now unbeaten in their last ten games on the road.

  • Canucks pick up a prospect

    Ryan Sullivan

    The Vancouver Canucks have come to terms with rookie Bill Sweatt. He played his college hockey at Colorado College and led the team in scoring in 2009-10 with 33 points in 39 games.

  • A fraudulent ATM busted in Abbotsford

    News1130 Staff

    A sharp-eyed bank customer in Abbotsford has prevented scammers from stealing a lot of money.