Robert William Pickton, 52, shown here in an undated picture taken from TV. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO/BCTV-Vancouver)

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Robert Pickton transferred to Quebec, Surrey’s rainbow sidewalk vandalized and more

1. Serial killer Robert Pickton transferred to Quebec: victim’s family

Joyce Lachance, whose niece Marnie Frey was one of six victims whom Pickton was convicted of killing, says she received a phone call from Correctional Services Canada on Thursday saying Pickton had been transferred. See more >

2. Surrey’s first rainbow crosswalk defaced 10 days after installation

The crosswalk was splattered with what looked like “intentional” white paint. See more >

3. Man shot dead in Cloverdale ID’d as hockey coach and father of two

Paul Bennett was killed in Surrey on Saturday afternoon. See more >

4. Man facing charges after baby food stolen from Richmond doorstep

The BC Prosecution Service has charged Dana Adam Halifax, 40, after a man was caught on camera swiping a package from a home in the 5000 block of Lackner Crescent on April 20. See more >

5. Pigs crash yoga class in B.C.

Yoga practitioners in Aldergrove, had some unlikely company during a string of sessions on Sunday. See more >


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