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Vancouver Rundown Friday November 10, 2023
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It’s taken five days but our federal government and the RCMP now admit they are investigating a possible threat against Air India flights with Canadian connections. Over the weekend, a video started circulating on social media warning people not to fly on Air India on November 19th. That prompted the Indian government to ask Canada to step up its security. The group Sikhs for Justice denies its video is a threat saying it’s just a boycott.
A 24-seater Khalsa School bus crashed into a house in Burnaby Thursday morning, sending 11 people to hospital. It happened at around 8 a.m. near Canada Way and 11th Avenue. All the injuries were minor and a tenant was not inside the home when the bus crashed through the wall. RCMP say the bus is now being checked out for mechanical issues that may be linked to the crash.
Fire Bonnie Henry - that’s the demand of the B.C. Conservatives who continue to rage against the top medical public health officer for the province’s vaccine mandates in healthcare settings. Meanwhile, Dr. Sanjiv Gandhi has been fired as the B.C. Greens’ Deputy Leader over liking a post on X that compared DBH to infamous WWII Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. BTW - the Greens think Henry hasn’t done enough to fight the pandemic…the B.C. Conservatives think she’s gone too far.
Sold out…except in the resale market. Tickets for the Stanley Park miniature train have now appeared on Craigs List. The train is coming back for the Bright Lights fundraiser this December…the first time since 2019.
Expect rainy and windy conditions right through the long weekend. The sunny breaks come on Tuesday. Here are the latest conditions from our private weather station in Surrey.
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