Vancouver Sun Police searching for suspect in sex assault on board Abbotsford bus 2017-05-23T16:46:59.000000000+00:00 Police are searching for a sexual assault suspect who boarded an Abbotsford bus, sat down next to a woman and began stroking her thigh. On Thursday around 5 p.m., a 23-year-old woman boarded a B.C. Transit bus at Highstreet Mall and took a seat. At the next stop, a man boarded the bus and “despit... Two B.C. engineers among those honoured at national awards 2017-05-23T16:21:58.000000000+00:00 Two B.C. engineers – one a student at the University of B.C. and the other a professor at UBC Okanagan – are among those being honoured this week at the Engineers Canada Awards, the highest honour in the profession. Veronica Knott, an undergraduate engineering student at UBC, will receive the 201... Coquihalla Highway partially re-opened near Merritt following chemical truck fire 2017-05-23T15:32:21.000000000+00:00 The Coquihalla Highway is now re-opened following a Victoria Day truck fire that saw both north and southbound routes closed due to potentially dangerous chemicals released during the blaze. Just after 5 a.m. Tuesday, officials re-opened the Coquihalla’s northbound lanes, about 25 kilometres sout... Travis Selje's family blown away by Whitecaps fan tribute 2017-05-23T15:22:10.000000000+00:00 Saturday’s tribute to deceased youth soccer player Travis during the Whitecaps game was “beautiful and difficult at the same time,” says his uncle Markus Selje. “I saw maybe 10 or 15 seconds,” he said Monday, before the tears and emotions overwhelmed him. “We were just in a daze.” His nephew, jus... 'This is fraud, pure and simple': Music boss rips Pemberton Festival 2017-05-23T14:44:26.000000000+00:00 Music mogul Marc Geiger didn’t mince words when asked by Billboard Magazine on Friday about the Pemberton Festival bankruptcy. “They should not be able to run away from this. You can’t do this much damage to the festival ecosystem and think you can get away with it,” he said. Geiger is a partner ... Daily Poll: Could you survive life on the road in an RV? 2017-05-23T14:39:11.000000000+00:00 This week, reporter Gord McIntyre spoke with Abbotsford couple Patricia MacNeill and her husband Arleigh about how they sold their home and 95 per cent of their belongings, quit the rat race, and bought an RV. Vancouver woman one of 80 worldwide chosen for elite expedition to Antarctica 2017-05-23T13:15:06.000000000+00:00 It’s easy to take water for granted, it is all around us after all, but it holds a special attraction for Sylvia Struck. “Water is such a fascinating substance,” she said. “There is no alternative for water. It’s imbued with cultural significance, economic significance, we depend on it for life. ... Controversial Chinatown rezoning for 12 storey building goes to public meeting 2017-05-23T13:00:05.000000000+00:00 Building a new condo project at 105 Keefer Street in Chinatown probably looked simple to the developer when it was first proposed in 2014. It was on an empty lot, so no heritage buildings would have to be demolished to build it. And a pair of similar projects had just gone up at Keefer and […] Dan Fumano: Busy days for city gardeners following "rough" winter, spring 2017-05-23T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 At a time of year when green thumbs across the province are out getting their gardens ready for summer, Jennifer Keskula oversees a larger task than most. Keskula, a 22-year veteran of the Vancouver park board and sub-foreman of trades for Stanley Park, guided Postmedia News on a recent walk thro... Rick Hansen's glove goes into Canadian Museum of History 2017-05-23T04:15:13.000000000+00:00 The glove isn't his anymore, Hansen says. Now, it's Canada's.