Martin Van Den Hemel

IKEA recalls chests, dressers over tip-over hazard

Six children in the U.S. have died since 1989; customers can get refund or wall anchor kit

B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

North, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to rapidly dry out over next few weeks, officials say

Blind advocacy group’s bid for safe drug labelling in B.C. gets boost

Human rights complaint seeks better prescription medication labelling

Hottest real estate neighbourhoods in the Lower Mainland have affordability, amenities in common

People more willing to relocate to Fraser Valley, according to May numbers from Royal LePage

$120M Playland redevelopment could double annual revenues

Attendance could jump 50 per cent, but admission could rise 40 per cent

Mission, Cloverdale among 10 hottest real estate markets in Fraser Valley

No real estate slowdown for Fraser Valley after strong May and record-breaking April

Wildfire hazard a Fraser Valley reality

Lack of rain and mountain snow pack mean forest fire season started a month early

New interchange coming to Delta to cut Alex Fraser Bridge congestion

Construction to begin on $30M interchange at Hwy 91 and 72 Avenue this fall

Richmond developer with Langley ties confirmed as shooting victim

Amarjeet Singh Sandhu president of Sandhill Development shot to death on Saturday

8 arrests last week for Surrey shootings

Brings total to 18 in the past three weeks, and more arrests are expected

Green light for electric vehicles in HOV lanes gets ‘fantastic’ response

More than 1,000 people have applied for special decal

Laundry detergent pods sending more children to hospital

B.C. Drug and Poison Information Centre recorded 152 emergency room visits in 2015, up from 59 in 2012

B.C.’s distracted driving penalty jumps to $543 June 1

$888 for a second offence and possible review by Superintendent of Motor Vehicles

$25 million in savings to be doled out to schools, Surrey gets $3.1 million

Education Minister Mike Bernier makes announcement of funding in Surrey

Man dies in hospital after being pulled from Fraser River near Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP is investigating what it calls sudden death at 3:15 a.m.

Boys sports sandals recalled for fall hazard

Health Canada issues recall on sandals sold at Real Canadian Superstore, Extra Foods, no frills, Your Independent Grocer

Surrey man running terror camp, India newspaper claims

But terrorism expert said veracity of article ‘hard to judge’

Shoplifters fueling secondary market for everyday items

Flea markets, Craigslist and Kijiji are popular fencing spots

Fed funding earmarked for reconciliation and unification

Canada’s 150th anniversary to be themed around diversity, inclusion and reconciliation with Indigenous people

Strawberries are in already, and farmers frustrated

Warm weather means early fruits and veggies, but Lower Mainland farmers face water challenges