Fatal Fire

Flowers and stuffed animals are placed on the side of the road as police and fire investigators look over the scene of Wednesday evening’s house fire that left four children dead in Thompson, Man., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ian Graham

Vigil outside burned northern Manitoba home mourns loss of four kids

Many of those at Saturday night’s vigil in Thompson brought their children

 

RCMP shoulder patch. (PQB News file photo)

House fire in northern Manitoba leaves four children dead, RCMP say

Tragedy sends shockwaves through community of Thompson

 

Debris falls to the ground as demolition continues on the Winters Hotel in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, April 22, 2022. Two people died in the April 11 blaze. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

BC Coroner to investigate 2 deaths after fire at Vancouver SRO

April 11 blaze at Winters Hotel raised questions around safety standards in low-income housing

 

A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)

UPDATE: Second body found during demolition of burned Vancouver hotel

Investigators have not determined a cause of death or identified the individuals

A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)
Three engines from the Saanich Fire Department responded to a deadly fire in the 3200-block of Cook Street Sunday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

One dead in Halloween Saanich apartment fire

Investigation underway after fire broke out in 3200-block Cook Street

Three engines from the Saanich Fire Department responded to a deadly fire in the 3200-block of Cook Street Sunday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
A man died in a house fire at the Ahousaht First Nation reserve on Feb. 17, 2021. (BP File Image)

House fire claims life of one man in Ahousaht, north of Tofino

While the tight-knit community mourns, RCMP investigate

A man died in a house fire at the Ahousaht First Nation reserve on Feb. 17, 2021. (BP File Image)
Maggie Smith on Feb. 2, 2020 in front of the building she lived in as a young girl from 1968 to 1971 at St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission. (Facebook)

Maggie and Tim: B.C. residential school survivor turns to faith, forgiveness in mourning son

A young man’s tragic death and his mother’s survival through hardship

Maggie Smith on Feb. 2, 2020 in front of the building she lived in as a young girl from 1968 to 1971 at St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission. (Facebook)
Flanked by her daughter Sarah and eldest son Jared, Maggie Smith holds a photograph of her son Tim Postma who died on the streets of Chilliwack on Jan. 22, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Maggie and Tim: A residential school survivor and her son who died on B.C. streets

Part one of a two-part series on a young man’s tragic death and his mother’s survival through hardship

Flanked by her daughter Sarah and eldest son Jared, Maggie Smith holds a photograph of her son Tim Postma who died on the streets of Chilliwack on Jan. 22, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Emergency personnel on scene at Town Park apartments in Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Woman dead in Port Hardy apartment fire

Emergency Support Services helping out others who were displaced in early morning blaze

Emergency personnel on scene at Town Park apartments in Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)