Martin Van Den Hemel

A U.S. man has been awarded nearly $5 million US for a fall he suffered while a teen visiting Victoria in 2007.

Court awards $4.8M US for Victoria waterfront fall that injured teen

BC Supreme Court rules Crown 35 per cent to blame for David Mackey's fall

A U.S. man has been awarded nearly $5 million US for a fall he suffered while a teen visiting Victoria in 2007.
Millions of dressers

IKEA recalls chests, dressers over tip-over hazard

Six children in the U.S. have died since 1989; customers can get refund or wall anchor kit

Millions of dressers
B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

North, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to rapidly dry out over next few weeks, officials say

B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend
Giorgio Cima's WorkSafeBC claim was denied

Rulings critical of WorkSafeBC spawn call for review

Advocates say two egregious incidents of case mishandling underscore a system stacked against the worker

Giorgio Cima's WorkSafeBC claim was denied
These colourful detergent pods are sending more kids to the emergency

Laundry detergent pods sending more children to hospital

B.C. Drug and Poison Information Centre recorded 152 emergency room visits in 2015, up from 59 in 2012

These colourful detergent pods are sending more kids to the emergency
New distracted driving scopes allow police to spot offenders 1.2 kilometres away.

B.C.’s distracted driving penalty jumps to $543 June 1

$888 for a second offence and possible review by Superintendent of Motor Vehicles

New distracted driving scopes allow police to spot offenders 1.2 kilometres away.
School districts across the province will share in $25 million in administrative savings.

$25 million in savings to be doled out to schools, Surrey gets $3.1 million

Education Minister Mike Bernier makes announcement of funding in Surrey

School districts across the province will share in $25 million in administrative savings.