Crime & Courts

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Vancouver files court injunctions to shut down unlicensed pot shops

By The Canadian Press
May 31, 2016 - 6:38pm

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver is going to court in a bid to shut down medical marijuana stores that continue to operate illegally.

A statement from the city says injunctions were filed Tuesday to force the closure of 17 stores that have remained open without a business licence.

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Man's sudden death prompts RCMP search for watercraft in Maple Ridge

By The Canadian Press
May 31, 2016 - 10:15am

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — RCMP in Maple Ridge are investigating the early morning death of a man.

Police confirm they were called to the Haney Bypass, about 45 kilometres east of Vancouver, just after 3 a.m.

A critically injured man was found near the banks of the Fraser River.