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B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey electric scooter driver’s traffic convictions upheld by appeal court

Ali Moussa Ghadban remains convicted of driving a pedal-equipped electric scooter in Surrey without a driver’s licence or insurance

 

Chilliwack Free Reformed Church on Yale Road, along with Free Grace Baptist Church, continues to hold in-person services despite the Nov. 19 public health order banning indoor gatherings. It’s one of the Valley churches, another is Riverside Chapel in Langley. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Head of ARPA says banning in-person worship in B.C. violates the Charter

Why are we allowed to take care of physical health in a gym, but not our spiritual needs at church?

  • Feb 14, 2021

 

Mark Chandler, outside of B.C. Supreme Court during his attempt to avoid extradition to California. Chandler was recently sentenced to six years in prison in the United States. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley condo builder gets six years in U.S. prison for California fraud

Mark Chandler has been ordered to pay back $1.7 million to his dozen victims

 

Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they were later charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Province wants to keep truck it says was used in Lower Mainland armed robberies

Vehicle owner was dating one of two men now facing more than 35 charges for 16 incidents

Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they were later charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is now charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)

Chilliwack physiotherapist now facing eight sexual assault charges

Still licensed to practice under the condition he treat female patients with a chaperone

Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is now charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)
Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Farm owners pay $220K after guns, bullets, bombs found on their Langley land

The deal ends a civil forfeiture lawsuit brought by the B.C. government

Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Two people were attacked and killed on this Langley City street in 2001. The man responsible was denied day parole in a just-released decision. (file)

Man who murdered Langley couple in 2001 denied day parole

William James McCotter considered in ‘highest category to commit a new domestic assault’

Two people were attacked and killed on this Langley City street in 2001. The man responsible was denied day parole in a just-released decision. (file)
Two people were sent to hospital — one in serious condition — after a collision in Aldergrove on Feb. 10, 2018 (Aldergrove Star files)

Christopher James Paton pleads guilty to impaired driving causing bodily harm charge

Accident in February of 2018 left Aldergrove passenger permanently injured

Two people were sent to hospital — one in serious condition — after a collision in Aldergrove on Feb. 10, 2018 (Aldergrove Star files)
The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa on Jan. 16, 2020. The court has agreed to hear a case concerning the use of protection during sex and how that relates to consent and possible deception. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Top court to hear case on sexual consent and use of protection

He was charged with sexual assault but acquitted at trial

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa on Jan. 16, 2020. The court has agreed to hear a case concerning the use of protection during sex and how that relates to consent and possible deception. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Guilty verdicts upheld in Surrey Six slayings

The Court of Appeal released a “Statement of Pronouncement of Judgment” on Thursday

Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Othman “Adam” Hamdan, pictured in front of Christina Lake’s Welcome Centre, was acquitted of terrorism related charges in 2017. He has been living in Christina Lake since November 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Man acquitted on terrorism charges awaits deportation trial while living in Kootenays

Othman Ayed Hamdan said he wants to lead a normal life while he works on his upcoming book

Othman “Adam” Hamdan, pictured in front of Christina Lake’s Welcome Centre, was acquitted of terrorism related charges in 2017. He has been living in Christina Lake since November 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)

Province aims to seize gold, cash after cannabis raids at Langley homes

Police also found ammo, body armour, and a stun baton

The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)
Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard performs during the band’s final concert of their current tour in Kelowna, B.C. on Friday, March 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett

Trial of Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard pushed to 2022 in light of COVID-19

Pre-trial motions that were scheduled to be heard Monday will now take place in April

Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard performs during the band’s final concert of their current tour in Kelowna, B.C. on Friday, March 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett
Surrey provincial court. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New COVID-19 protocols set for provincial courthouses

The new rules were issued on Jan. 21, and took effect immediately

Surrey provincial court. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Health privacy breach claimed by controversial Langley woman

Jessica Simpson is suing Fraser Health over an alleged breach in her health info

Jessica Simpson speaking to Langley Township council as a delegate in 2019. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Brandon Nathan Teixeira, charged in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, is to return to court Feb. 2, 2021. (File photos)

Pre-trial conference set for accused in 2017 South Surrey killing

Brandon Nathan Teixeira set to return to Vancouver court Feb. 2

Brandon Nathan Teixeira, charged in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, is to return to court Feb. 2, 2021. (File photos)
Aaliyah Rosa. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langley child murder trial delayed until spring

It will be three months before testimony resumes

Aaliyah Rosa. (Black Press Media file photo)
A lawsuit over three stormwater floods of a building over the past year has been launched against Langley City. (Langley Advance Times file)

Flooded apartment building sparks lawsuit against Langley City

A downtown landlord claims a lack of storm sewer upgrades is negligence

A lawsuit over three stormwater floods of a building over the past year has been launched against Langley City. (Langley Advance Times file)
Mark Chandler, outside of his extradition hearing at the Vancouver Supreme Court. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley condo builder’s fraud sentencing in U.S. delayed due to COVID-19

Mark Chandler’s own lawyer contracted COVID-19 in December

Mark Chandler, outside of his extradition hearing at the Vancouver Supreme Court. (Langley Advance Times files)
Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Black Press Media files)

Dispute over wall between nursery, neighbour back to square one after court ruling

Langley’s Aarts Nursery and a nearby property owner have been arguing over well access

Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (Black Press Media files)