Toronto Police Const. Antoinette Rowe, pictured in 2015 upon her return to Haiti. (Toronto Police Service)

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Toronto cop helps distressed woman in Surrey U.K., Surrey B.C. mixup, Vancouver Giants road trip ends with a win in Cranbrook and more

1. Surrey, U.K. police officers help save woman in Surrey, B.C.

Surrey Police, based out of Surrey, U.K., issued a press release Jan. 4 explaining that their social media operator was contacted on Facebook messenger Christmas morning by a suicidal woman in Surrey, B.C. See more >

2. Vancouver Giants road trip ends with a win in Cranbrook

Goaltender Trent Miner stopped all 24 shots he faced to secure his 11th victory and his second career WHL shutout. See more >

3. Ridge Meadows Hospital re-opened after 911 threat found ‘not credible’: RCMP

The hospital in Maple Ridge was closed mid-day Saturday due to a 911 threat that Mounties say has been deemed not credible. See more >

4. No prescription heroin in Abbotsford anytime soon: Fraser Health

It doesn’t appear likely that the city will see any initiatives to take on prescription heroin anytime soon, just over a year after Abbotsford’s first publicly funded opioid replacement therapy clinic opened its doors. See more >

5. Thousands lost power as strong winds battered B.C.’s south coast

Strong winds and heavy rain set the scene for another messy weekend in the region. See more >


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