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Some puppies need naming, a police-involved death in South Surrey and more

1. YVR wants you to help name three new puppies

The Vancouver International Airport has three brand-new golden retriever puppies ready to be trained in partnership with Pacific Assistance Dog Society. See more >

2. ‘A perfect storm’: Gas prices could hit $1.60 by April, expert says

If you think 154.9 cents a litre at the gas pump is painful, one expert has some bad news: the price could go even higher in the next week. See more >

3. Man dies while being taken into custody in South Surrey neighbourhood

Surrey RCMP received multiple calls that a man was standing in the intersection of 10 Avenue and 161A Street, yelling and in distress, at around 1:40 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Mar. 19). See more >

4. Officer looking for distracted drivers knocked down by truck trailer

The officer was said to be a member of the Integrated Road Safety Unit (IRSU) who was looking for drivers using cell phones on Fraser Highway at the 200 Street intersection. See more >

5. Body of missing Australian woman found in Whistler lake

Bystanders called police at 7:30 p.m. after they discovered what they thought were human remains at the north end of Alpha Lake, the RCMP said Monday. See more >


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