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American sex offender caught trying to enter Canada

cknw.com — An American registered sex offender was busted at the Pacific Border Crossing trying to enter Canada with child porn images on his cell phone. According to KGMI Radio in Bellingham, 51-year-old Eric Kapusy from California was on a Greyhound bus trying to enter Canada at the Pacific Border crossing, when the images were found.

Is Uber coming to Metro Vancouver tomorrow?

cknw.com — The General Manager for Uber Canada isn't denying rumours the ride sharing company will launch in Metro Vancouver tomorrow. CKNW's Shelby Thom caught up with Jack Welsher on the phone. "There's some talk among the industry that we're going to see this operational on October 31st, this Friday. Is that true?

Woman tells CBC its former host hit her in the head

cknw.com — Another anonymous woman has come forward with explicit details about being allegedly beaten by former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi. "He reached over and grabbed my hair very hard, and pulled my head back." The anonymous woman tells CBC she met Ghomeshi a decade ago at a Christmas party, and he invited her to attend one of his shows, before things escalated on the second date.

B.C. mails out childcare subsidy cheques

cknw.com — The cheque is in the mail. Finance Minister Mike de ...

Protest underway on Burnaby Mountain

cknw.com — Protesters on Burnaby Mountain are vowing to remain peaceful as they try to halt pipeline prep work by crews from Kinder Morgan. Police have been slowly driving by a small camp set up along Centennial Way where the protesters have been holding what they're calling a picnic since shortly after 6am.

Latest Mount Polley tests are in

cknw.com — The Ministry of Environment has released the latest Mou ...

Vision Vancouver outlines its fully costed election platform

cknw.com — With the civic election campaign ramping up, Vancouver's governing party has released a fully costed platform, something its opponents, the NPA, have yet to do. New Vision Vancouver promises to voters include giving $500,000 to police, to target dangerous drivers and cyclists who put pedestrians at risk.

Tranlsink expected to delay implementation of tap out function of Compass Card on buses

cknw.com — While we wait for Translink to update its long delayed and pricey Compass Card system, the Bus Drivers' union says Translink will likely eliminate the tapping out process, at least for a while. Union president Nathan Woods says Translink is running into problems making the Compass Card work on Metro Vancouver's bus system.
Oct 29, 2014

Updated: @Translink expected to press pause on its #CompassCard tap out requirement bit.ly/1E2arpH #bcpoli