Maple Ridge News

Number of people with COVID rose from one reported on Saturday to Fraser Health at Willow Manor in Maple Ridge. As of Wednesday, Chartwell Retirement Residences confirmed there were 15 case (three staff) and one resident has died. (Special to The News)

Family scared, despite assurances from Maple Ridge care home

A COVID outbreak at Willow Manor has relatives fearing for the safety of loved-ones

  • Apr 22, 2020
Number of people with COVID rose from one reported on Saturday to Fraser Health at Willow Manor in Maple Ridge. As of Wednesday, Chartwell Retirement Residences confirmed there were 15 case (three staff) and one resident has died. (Special to The News)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Man facing 21 charges after allegedly evading Ridge Meadows RCMP

Christian Carlo Santos, 34, of Port Coquitlam facing firearms posession related charges

  • Apr 22, 2020
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
A woman leaves Chartwell's Willow Retirement Community in Maple Ridge on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge care home confirms one death as COVID-19 outbreak grows

Since being declared an outbreak earlier this week, number of cases has increased

A woman leaves Chartwell's Willow Retirement Community in Maple Ridge on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Taking time to focus on what makes you feel good allows you to help others feel good. (Special to The News)

IN IT TOGETHER: Take time to practise feeling good

Maple Ridge mom wraps 20-part series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate COVID-19 crisis

  • Apr 21, 2020
Taking time to focus on what makes you feel good allows you to help others feel good. (Special to The News)
Kayakers on Kanaka Creek practise social distancing too, as spotted from Rainbow Bridge. (Special to The News)

IN IT TOGETHER: Something invaluable about getting out into nature

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 20, 2020
Kayakers on Kanaka Creek practise social distancing too, as spotted from Rainbow Bridge. (Special to The News)
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LETTER: Conservative MP poses tough question about Canadian economy

Dalton's comments, while unfortunate, are still valid and top of mind for many

  • Apr 20, 2020
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This is an undated handout phooto of RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson. There is an outpouring of grief across Nova Scotia today as the names of victims of a weekend mass killing begin to emerge, ranging from a nurse to a teacher to RCMP officer Heidi Stevenson.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP Mandatory Credit
This is an undated handout phooto of RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson. There is an outpouring of grief across Nova Scotia today as the names of victims of a weekend mass killing begin to emerge, ranging from a nurse to a teacher to RCMP officer Heidi Stevenson.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP Mandatory Credit
The City of Pitt Meadows launched a “Shop Local” program as a way to support local business. (File photo)

Pitt Meadows launches ‘Shop Local’ initiative to spur support for local business

Residents asked to take a photo and share a comment after positive interaction with businesses

  • Apr 20, 2020
The City of Pitt Meadows launched a “Shop Local” program as a way to support local business. (File photo)
(BLACK PRESS files)

RCMP respond to shots fired call in Pitt Meadows

Police could be seen along Lougheed Highway with guns drawn

(BLACK PRESS files)
B.C. Supreme Court in Prince George, B.C. (Google Maps)

Returning children to father “essential travel” judge rules in Pitt parent’s case

A custody dispute hinged on fears of the children catching coronavirus en route

  • Apr 20, 2020
B.C. Supreme Court in Prince George, B.C. (Google Maps)
"Envision that you’re becoming so relaxed that even your hair is happy to let go and become limp," said wellness columnist Alex Bruce. (Special to The News)

IN IT TOGETHER: It’s time to relax, let stress fade away

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 19, 2020
"Envision that you’re becoming so relaxed that even your hair is happy to let go and become limp," said wellness columnist Alex Bruce. (Special to The News)
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer for B.C. (B.C. government)

LETTER: Henry and media causing over-reaction to COVID

A Maple Ridge reader is critical of the provincial health officer's stance on herd immunity

  • Apr 19, 2020
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer for B.C. (B.C. government)
Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP Marc Dalton

More fed money up for grabs for essential service jobs

Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP Marc Dalton encourages more Canada Summer Job applications by Thursday

  • Apr 19, 2020
Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP Marc Dalton
Stop time travelling to destinations that you don’t want to go to. Be mindful. Use your breath. (Special to The News)

IN IT TOGETHER: Come on back to the present – stop time travelling

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 18, 2020
Stop time travelling to destinations that you don’t want to go to. Be mindful. Use your breath. (Special to The News)
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LETTER: Bylaw pushes council towards dictatorship

New conduct rules for Maple Ridge council are unnecessary

  • Apr 18, 2020
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Maple Ridge Mayor Michael Morden is asking for a united playing field for taxpayers (residential or commercial) across the province. (News files)

More unified structure needed for property tax relief: Maple Ridge mayor

Michael Morden is calling on the province to unify the deferment program for all taxpayers in B.C.

  • Apr 18, 2020
Maple Ridge Mayor Michael Morden is asking for a united playing field for taxpayers (residential or commercial) across the province. (News files)
Ridge Meadows Hospital. (THE NEWS/files)

COVID-19 outbreak confirmed in Maple Ridge hospital

The virus has passed from one Ridge Meadows Hospital patient to another in an acute-care ward

  • Apr 17, 2020
Ridge Meadows Hospital. (THE NEWS/files)
An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)

Excessive speeder excuse: late for a tee time

Ridge Meadows RCMP clocked an SUV driver at 72 km/h over the speed limit

  • Apr 17, 2020
An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)
Religious or not, you can always send positive vibes out into the world. (Special to The News)

IN IT TOGETHER: Send positive thoughts to family, friends, strangers, even pets

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 17, 2020
Religious or not, you can always send positive vibes out into the world. (Special to The News)
Chef Dez

ON COOKING: Dumpling-sized pastas make for hardy soup

Any easy and tasty recipe for those at home looking for something different to cook

  • Apr 17, 2020
Chef Dez
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