Hells Angels

RCMP on scene at the former Hells Angels clubhouse in Nanaimo’s south end. The clubhouse is set to be demolished on Wednesday, Nov. 15. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

B.C. demolishing former Hells Angels clubhouse in Nanaimo

Minister says government will take action against organized crime ‘brick by brick’

 

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Black Press Media files)

Judge to decide fate of B.C. Hells Angel facing fraud extradition

Court Vasseur is one of two men accused in a $35 million scheme

 

A former Hells Angels clubhouse is pictured in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. The three-bedroom East Vancouver home is one of three former clubhouses of the Hells Angels that now belong to the British Columbia government after the Supreme Court of Canada chose not to hear an appeal related to the province’s controversial civil forfeiture process. PHOTO BY ETHAN CAIRNS /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Location, location, location: 3 former Hells Angels clubhouses heading for sale

The East Vancouver house is valued at $1.52M by BC Assessment

 

A nearly two decade-long court battle over the fate of three Hells Angels clubhouses in British Columbia has likely been ended by the Supreme Court of Canada’s refusal to hear an appeal from the biker club. Members of the Hells Angels arrive at a property in Langley, B.C., on July 25, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hells Angels appeal of B.C. clubhouse seizures rejected

Supreme Court refuses to hear biker club’s appeal of Nanaimo, Kelowna, Vancouver forfeitures

A nearly two decade-long court battle over the fate of three Hells Angels clubhouses in British Columbia has likely been ended by the Supreme Court of Canada’s refusal to hear an appeal from the biker club. Members of the Hells Angels arrive at a property in Langley, B.C., on July 25, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
On Saturday, July 22, the B.C. Hells Angels celebrated their 40th anniversary with a party that drew hundreds from chapters across B.C. and Canada to Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Hundreds of B.C. Hells Angels celebrate anniversary in Langley

40 years since they “patched over’

On Saturday, July 22, the B.C. Hells Angels celebrated their 40th anniversary with a party that drew hundreds from chapters across B.C. and Canada to Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Bikers rolled through Maple Ridge on the Lougheed Highway on Friday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Hells Angels roll through Mission and Maple Ridge Friday afternoon

Bikers headed for Haney Hawgs, will gather for weekend party in Langley

Bikers rolled through Maple Ridge on the Lougheed Highway on Friday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Sept. 4, 2021 Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden. (Langley Advance Times files)

Hundreds of Hells Angels bikers to descend on Langley, Maple Ridge starting Friday

The bikers are gathering to mark the 40th anniversary of the gang’s presence in B.C.

An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Sept. 4, 2021 Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) was deployed to a South Surrey home on Saturday. (Black Press Media photo)

Hells Angels ride through B.C. en route to Lower Mainland event

Outlaw motorcycle gangs and support clubs coming from across Canada

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) was deployed to a South Surrey home on Saturday. (Black Press Media photo)
Police executed a search warrant at the Devils Army Clubhouse on Petersen road in Campbell River on August 10, 2017. Campbell River Mirror file photo

B.C. files application to seize motorcycle club’s Campbell River clubhouse

Location was site of the 2016 murder of John Dillon Brown

Police executed a search warrant at the Devils Army Clubhouse on Petersen road in Campbell River on August 10, 2017. Campbell River Mirror file photo
An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Sept. 4, 2021 Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Senior staff member of Fraser Valley school district photographed with Hells Angels

Wayne Williams agreed to step away from his veteran motorcycle club to respect ‘district’s core values’

An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Sept. 4, 2021 Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Kelowna Hells Angels clubhouse at 837 Ellis Street, April 14, 2023. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

RCMP at Nanaimo, Kelowna Hells Angels clubhouse to ‘keep the peace’ amidst forfeiture

Civil Forfeiture Office members were following up on a BC Court of Appeal ruling

Kelowna Hells Angels clubhouse at 837 Ellis Street, April 14, 2023. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
The Hells Angels clubhouse in Langley has been the gathering place for the White Rock chapter of the outlaw biker gang for years. (Langley Advance Times staff)

EXPLAINER: After government seizures, Langley’s Hells Angels clubhouse still stands

Former senior Township staffer said neighbours felt safer after bikers moved in

The Hells Angels clubhouse in Langley has been the gathering place for the White Rock chapter of the outlaw biker gang for years. (Langley Advance Times staff)
Members of the Hells Angels arrive for a national gathering in Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Que., on Friday, August 10, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

Hells Angels clubhouses in Kelowna, Nanaimo and Vancouver seized by government

After more than a decade, the B.C. government won an appeal to seize the 3 clubhouses

Members of the Hells Angels arrive for a national gathering in Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Que., on Friday, August 10, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
Maurice (Mom) Boucher, notorious Hells Angels biker imprisoned for murdering two prison guards, is dead at age 69. Boucher (2nd left), is greeted by other club members at a boxing match in Montreal in this 1998 file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Notorious Hells Angel Maurice (Mom) Boucher, jailed for killing 2 prison guards, dies

Boucher was imprisoned in May 2002 for ordering the 1997 murders of two prison guards

Maurice (Mom) Boucher, notorious Hells Angels biker imprisoned for murdering two prison guards, is dead at age 69. Boucher (2nd left), is greeted by other club members at a boxing match in Montreal in this 1998 file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Courtney Vasseur, a member of Hells Angels in B.C., faces fraud charges out the United States for his alleged involvement in an international stock manipulation ring. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. Hells Angel charged in crackdown on international stock manipulation ring

Same investigation alleges Vancouver businessman David Sidoo was involved

Courtney Vasseur, a member of Hells Angels in B.C., faces fraud charges out the United States for his alleged involvement in an international stock manipulation ring. (Black Press Media file photo)
Jason Francis Wallace has been granted supervised release after serving two thirds of his sentence for manslaughter. In 2016 he shot and killed a Hells Angel member in Langley. (Black Press Media files)

Man who shot Hells Angel in Langley granted supervised release

Jason Francis Wallace has a long and violent criminal history in Langley

Jason Francis Wallace has been granted supervised release after serving two thirds of his sentence for manslaughter. In 2016 he shot and killed a Hells Angel member in Langley. (Black Press Media files)