COVID-19: New outbreak declared at Burnaby Hospital

A new outbreak has been declared at Burnaby Hospital after three patients tested positive for COVID-19 this week. The outbreak is limited to a medical unit, which has been closed to admissions, Fraser Health said in a statement on Tuesday. Other departments, including the emergency room, remain operational and are not affected. Contact tracing, enhanced…

Winter storm to hit Coquihalla Highway Tuesday

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Coquihalla Highway. Significant amounts of snowfall and gusty winds are expected on the highway between Hope and Merritt, with heavy snow expected at times Tuesday and into the night. By Wednesday morning, Environment Canada is calling for up to 30 centimetres of snow. All non-essential travel…

Pedestrian struck in South Surrey

A pedestrian has been transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in South Surrey on Monday night. The incident occurred at the intersection of North Bluff Road and Best St. at around 7 p.m. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and is co-operating with police. The intersection…