5 to start your day

Rainfall warning in Metro Vancouver, ICBC forecasts a deficit of $1.3 billion, and more

1. Heavy rain advisory for Lower Mainland

The River Forecast Centre issues a high streamflow advisory for the south coast. See more >

2. Two incidents cause Highway 1 delays in Surrey

Rainy Monday commute already seeing delays. See more >

3. ICBC projects $1.3-billion deficit this year

“In recent months, we have seen the emergence of many more, large and extremely costly claims, which run into hundreds of thousands of dollars each,” ICBC said. See more >

4. Vancouver nightclub employee dies after early-morning fight

Police say Kalwinder Thind, 23, stepped in to break up a fight but died of injuries. See more >

5. Fix B.C.’s outdated property tax system, Abbotsford mayor urges

Henry Braun bemoans tax bill increases after surge in home values hit multi-family market. See more >



laura.baziuk@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Chilliwack firefighters douse Yarrow shed fire

No one injured in the Tuesday afternoon blaze

Chilliwack gymnast to compete in Pan American Championships

Canadian national teamer Zachary Clay travels to Peru in September for international competition.

Harv Westeringh announces run for Chilliwack council

The local realtor/builder has strong interest in municipal issues and fiscal responsibility

Night patrol on Chilliwack waters leads DFO to seize 48 sockeye and harbour seal from poachers

Charges pending after two poachers arrested for fishing at night

Highway 7 down to one-lane alternating as crews fight Mt. Hicks wildfire

150-hectare blaze prompted closure of a provincial park

Average Canadian family spends 43% of income on taxes: study

Fraser Institute’s consumer report shows taxes accounting for larger chunk of income each year

RCMP to search for body after man drowns in B.C.’s Buntzen Lake

Officers and fire crews responded but the man from the Lower Mainland is believed to have drowned.

Police chiefs call for stricter controls on pill presses to fight opioids

Canada’s police chiefs are urging Ottawa to beef up its fight against the opioid scourge by closely vetting people who import pill presses

Hot, dry conditions forces drought rating to highest level on Vancouver Island

The province says Vancouver Island is under Stage 4 drought conditions

Victoria police say explicit calls continue to target women

Over 50 reports of unwanted, sexually explicit calls have come in

‘It’s like a party in your mouth’

B.C. creator’s Milkshake Burger makes its debut at the PNE

Get involved in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Environmental organization develops app to help with the nationwide count

Pesticides linked to bee deaths will be phased out in Canada, sources say

Neonicotinoids, or neonics, are a class of pesticides used by farmers and hobby gardeners alike

Most Read