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  • Profile: Starr Peardon, Courage to Come Back Award winner

    John Ackermann

    The Courage to Come Back Awards will be handed out in just over a month’s time, recognizing those who have overcome illness, adversity or injury. We have a six-part series profiling this year’s winners, starting with a look at a woman who beat addiction and now helps others with similar struggles.

  • News1130's Mike Lloyd's trial Bentley

    Sweet rides roll into town for the Auto Show

    Mike Lloyd

    They’re fast, sleek and super, super expensive. The question is, will they make you more sexy?

  • Arrest made in Monday’s early morning shooting

    John Ackermann

    Mounties in Surrey have made an arrest in yesterday’s early morning shooting near 146th Street and 76A Avenue.

  • Comedian Guy Earle

    Edgy comedian faces Human Rights Tribunal over hecklers

    Tamara Slobogean

    A hearing in front of the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal is no laughing matter – just ask comedian Guy Earle. It is a serious case of “he said, she said,” and we’re finding out how the story of a comic and his heckler is holding up on Vancouver streets.

  • Local firefighters honour a fallen soldier. Canada has lost 141 soldiers and four civilians in the war in Afghanistan.

    Canada asked to stay in Afghanistan beyond next year’s deadline

    Renee Bernard/CTV/CP

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says her government would like to see Canada stay in Afghanistan longer than Parliament has planned. “We would obviously like to see some sort of support continue,” Clinton says in CTV interview.

  • Eva Markvoort’s fight against cystic fibrosis touched thousands

    Jim Goddard

    Her warmth and honesty impressed thousands. That’s what Tom Evans of the Vancouver branch of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation says is the legacy left behind by Eva Markvoort.

  • A violent weekend in Surrey included a fatal shooting at a McDonald's

    Surrey’s mayor not worried about city’s reputation

    Surrey is on the threshold of an economic boom with major new developments getting underway. Its mayor is confident people looking at the city as their new home or work place won’t be swayed by a recent spike in violent crime.

  • Ultimate fighting event for Vancouver still up in the air

    Evan Kelly/Sonia Aslam

    Reports say an Ultimate Fighting Challenge event slated for June may not be coming to Vancouver after all. Sportsnet reporter Joe Ferarro says UFC president Dana White has confirmed to him that unless they can come to terms about liability insurance with the city — the event is a no-go.

  • BC public sector workers

    BCGEU signs two-year deal with province

    Jim Goddard

    The nearly 30,000 member B.C. Government Employees Union (BCGEU) has signed a tentative two-year deal.

  • UFC Vancouver show cancelled, may be switched to Cincinnati, source says

    680News staff

    A source has said the UFC show in Vancouver won’t happen, may go to Cincinnati instead. MORE TO COME

  • Canadian Press reports UFC show in Vancouver a no-go

    News1130 Staff / CP files

    The City of Vancouver says it has not heard about the possible cancellation of a tentatively scheduled UFC card, but the Canadian Press is reporting that a show in Vancouver has been cancelled and may be switched to Cincinnati.

  • Students worry about shrinking job market

    Michael Aynsley

    Low pay, few jobs and tough searches. That’s what students are preparing for as they get ready to enter a tough job market.

  • Anti-fraud experts warn about on-line dating scams

    Sonia Aslam / CP files

    A 65-year-old Delta man has been arrested on charges of running a series of online dating service scams, targeting Americans. Anti-fraud experts say cheating people out of love on-line is a common problem.

  • Many Canadian banks increasing mortgage rates

    Jim Goddard

    At least three of Canada’s major banks are boosting their longer term mortgage rates, which could make it harder to own a home.