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Five Chinese nationals who targeted Vancouver seniors in ‘blessing scam’ ordered deported from Canada

September 13, 2013

All five Chinese nationals accused of taking part in a so-called “blessing scam” or “ghost scam” targeting Vancouver seniors were ordered to be deported from Canada this week, with the final one scheduled to be removed from the country Friday. The five deportation orders followed a yearlong police investigation, guilty pleas to criminal charges, and [...]

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$1.3-million Richmond grow-op home forfeited; judges deny appeal in case

August 13, 2013

A Richmond home valued at $ 1.33 million will be turned over to the Crown after the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a forfeiture ruling following a police investigation in 2007 discovered the property was being used as a marijuana grow-op. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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$1.3-million Richmond grow-op home forfeited; judges deny appeal in case

August 13, 2013

A Richmond home valued at $ 1.33 million will be turned over to the Crown after the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a forfeiture ruling following a police investigation in 2007 discovered the property was being used as a marijuana grow-op. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Small B.C. town picks up the pieces after devastating fire

August 9, 2013

The small, unincorporated town of Bella Bella on B.C.’s central coast is piecing itself back together after a devastating fire last month. The July 12 fire, which is under police investigation, gutted the central building that housed the only grocery store as well as a café, library, liquor store and post office. Vancouver Sun – [...]

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Stanley Cup riot: Two 14-year-olds among 27 persons who face new charges

July 24, 2013

Two 14-year-old boys are among the latest group of suspects expected to be charged with offences dating back to the infamous Stanley Cup riot. Vancouver Police Department Supt. Dean Robinson said on Tuesday they have now recommended 118 charges against 27 suspected rioters in the police investigation into the riot two years ago. The Province [...]

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