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15Oct

Confusion over accessibility at polling stations could deter those with mobility issues, voter says | CBC News

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A confusing trip to the advance polls has a Vancouver Island woman worried that others with mobility issues could be discouraged from voting. 

Margo Bok ​​​​​’s voter card said she could cast her ballot at a local church in the advance polls, or at a middle school on election day.

But Bok, who lives in the riding of Esquimalt–Saanich–Sooke, spotted a problem: the ballot card said both sites had no wheelchair access and provided a number to discuss other options.

She hoped to cast her ballot with her mother, Kathleen, at Esquimalt United Church on Friday. Bok, 56, has limited mobility due to cerebral palsy and her mother, 84, uses a walker.

“There was no place for me to safely take out the walker close to the church, because there’s no place to park temporarily,” Bok said.

“So we didn’t vote there.”

Instead, Bok and her mother drove about eight kilometres to an Elections Canada office in Victoria. They found a disabled parking spot and voted. 

Bok says both the church and Rockheights Middle School, the election day polling station, have been used in previous elections. She’s not sure why both were listed on her voter card as inaccessible for wheelchair users but worries that could turn those with limited mobility away from voting.

“I think having something like that on the card itself scares off a lot of people,” she said. 

In an email, Elections Canada spokesperson Andrea Marantz said both polling stations have functional ramps and are, in fact, wheelchair accessible.

Margo Bok’s voter information card showed both her polling stations were not wheelchair accessible. Both her and her mother have limited mobility, and weren’t sure where to go. (Facebook: B.C. Disability Caucus)

In this case, the ramps were steeper than the 4.8-degree incline Elections Canada has deemed acceptable for a polling station. That’s why the card said it was not wheelchair accessible.

These are often ramps at older buildings that people with mobility issues may already be familiar with and feel comfortable using, Marantz said. 

In most cases, the confusion can be cleared up with a quick call to the number on the card — and Elections Canada wants to ensure everyone who wants to vote has the opportunity to, Marantz said.

“In this case, the voter would have learned that the locations are accessible,” Marantz said. “In cases where they are not, other arrangements can be made for the disabled voter.”

Polling stations must meet list of criteria

Paul Gilbert, spokesman for the B.C. Disability Caucus, said he was also told by Elections Canada the locations are technically accessible — but the slope on the wheelchair accessible ramp is too steep by the election agency’s standards, so the sites were deemed inaccessible on voter cards.

According to Elections Canada, polling stations must meet a list of 38 criteria, several of which are mandatory, to be suitable as a polling station.

Mandatory criteria include having a level access to the entrance and having the voting room on the same level as the entrance. 

Having an exterior pathway free of a long slope or steep incline is not mandatory.

Bok said she was glad to sort out the issue early when she had the time to drive to the Elections Canada office to vote.

For voters with limited mobility who don’t look at their cards before election day, she worries the message could prove confusing for those who don’t call the listed number.

“I just hope that people aren’t dissuaded from voting and get the message out that there’s other ways to vote that is not putting the burden on them to go out of their way,” she said. 

13Oct

New universally accessible playground opens in Surrey, B.C. | CBC News

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A new playground created for children with disabilities is open for fun in Surrey, B.C.

The 12,000 square feet playground was unveiled Oct. 8 at the Unwin Park in Surrey’s Newton neighbourhood. The city says the playground is the largest inclusive playground in Surrey, one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities.

The space features adaptive equipment such as a wheelchair-accessible “we-go-round.” The park has double-wide ramps, which allows children in wheelchairs to get into it.

“Creating spaces where residents of all ages and abilities can enjoy active play together is at the centre of our vision to advance as a thriving, healthy community where everyone feels welcome,” said Mayor Doug McCallum in a release. 

The park is part of a five-year $50-million commitment from the Canadian Tire Corporation to help children across Canada overcome physical barriers to sport and recreation.

10Oct

What do you do if you want to sing and help people with disabilities at the same time? Start a choir | CBC News

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When Nicole Provost wanted to start a choir in her hometown of Abbotsford, B.C., in 2015, she had a few things working against her.

Firstly, she didn’t know any singers.

She was, however, willing to spend a little cash on coffee and promotional T-shirts and, sometimes, that’s all you need to kickstart a dream.

“I actually paid a bunch of little girls in Starbucks gift cards to put on choir shirts,” she said, laughing. “They posed for pictures so I could tell everyone, ‘Look, I’ve got this awesome choir.’ “

Four years later, the Mayday Club Youth Choir for Neurodiversity performs almost every weekend at festivals and community events — and is preparing to release its second album.

But it’s not their accomplishments that make Provost, 25, most proud.

She says there aren’t many programs available to people with disabilities that encourage, educate and empower them, so she created the choir to help fill that gap.

“I’m on the autism spectrum,” she said. “I just really wanted to use music to be able to teach people about inclusion and kind of reach out to them.” 

The group now consists of more than 40 members between the ages of six and 25, all of whom have a disability.

The Mayday Youth Choir For Neurodiversity performs at the Autism Speaks Canada Walk in Richmond, B.C. on October 6, 2019. (Jesse Johnston/CBC)

Rock stars

The choir covers songs by everyone from Ozzy Osbourne to Lady Gaga. Their upcoming album Reasons to Dream was recorded in Vancouver’s famous Warehouse Studio owned by Canadian rocker Bryan Adams.

“It was incredible,” said Provost, whose dark hair is dyed bluish-green at the tips.

“All the parents, when they walked in, were like, ‘Whoa’ because this is where Bryan Adams recorded all their favourite songs.”

The group chooses songs with inspirational messages. When they perform, Provost serves as conductor, vocalist and hype person, bouncing in front of the choir as she belts out tunes at the top of her lungs.

“My favourite song is Million Reasons,” said vocalist Victor Smith, referring to the Lady Gaga hit. “It’s just a lot of fun.”

Big dreams

When Provost isn’t performing, she’s studying aviation, pursuing her dream of becoming a commercial pilot.

She started down that path to overcome her fear of flying.

“It got to the point where I was having nightmares about planes, so I decided to try an introductory flight just to see how it would be,” she said.

“I just really decided that I loved it and it’s just an amazing feeling to get over something that you’re scared of.”

The next challenge Provost wants to take on is organizing a national blood drive.

“It will be where people with disabilities from all over Canada go and donate blood to make a statement,” she said.

“What runs in our veins is the same, and everybody’s capable of making a difference.”

7Oct

Murder trial begins for man accused of stabbing Abbotsford teen at high school | CBC News

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The screams of a 13-year-old girl echoed through a New Westminster courtroom Monday as the second-degree murder trial began for the man who stabbed her at an Abbotsford high school in 2016.

There is no doubt that Gabriel Brandon Klein is the man who wielded the knife that ended Letisha Reimer’s life.

But Crown prosecutor Robert Macgowan told Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes that Klein — who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia — will argue he should be found not criminally responsible by reason of mental disorder.

Klein, who looks considerably heavier than in a photograph of him released by police shortly after the attack, stood in the prisoner’s dock as the second-degree murder charge was read into the record along with an aggravated assault charge involving a second student. 

He blurted out the words “not guilty” both times.

The 23-year-old wore green pre-trial sweats and heavy framed glasses and looked down as Holmes asked to see the video of the stabbing twice.

The day ended in a lockdown

The six-second video, filmed by a student on Snapchat, takes the camera to the edge of a balcony looking down into the Abbotsford Senior Secondary School rotunda.

Klein can be seen making a stabbing motion. He stands up and steps back, throwing the knife away.

A memorial outside Abbotsford Senior Secondary School in 2016 in the days after 13-year-old Letisha Reimer was killed. The man accused of her murder is on trial in B.C. Supreme Court. (Rafferty Baker/CBC)

It was the first video shown in the trial, which is happening without a jury.

“Tuesday, Nov.1, 2016 was a school day at Abbotsford Senior Secondary that began much like any other,” Macgowan told the judge in his opening statement.

“The day ended with the school in a lockdown and two female students being rushed to hospital with serious stab wounds. Tragically, one of them, 13-year-old Letisha Reimer did not survive.”

The identity of the other victim, known as EI, is protected by a publication ban. Macgowan said EI survived but was left “both physically and psychologically traumatized.”

About a dozen people sat in the courtroom, and one young woman walked out before the video of the stabbing was played.

In order to establish that he was not criminally responsible for his actions, the onus will fall on Klein to prove he was either unable to appreciate his actions or that he didn’t know what he was doing was wrong.

‘He was very matter of fact’

Macgowan began explaning the Crown’s evidence by laying out the sequence of events that took place in the hours and days before the attack, starting with Klein’s appearance two days earlier at the Huntingdon Border crossing in Abbotsford.

A Canada Border Services Agency officer was among the first witnesses. Krysten Montague was on duty when U.S. border patrol officers brought Klein in for crossing the border illegally.

Abbotsford Senior Secondary became a crime scene in November of 2016 after Gabriel Klein stabbed two girls, killing one. He is arguing that he should be held not criminally responsible by reason of a mental disorder. (Rafferty Baker/CBC)

Montague said he claimed to have been looking for work on a farm when he accidentally strayed across the line. He was clean cut and made eye contact but had no identity papers. 

She said he claimed to have come to Vancouver from Alberta to visit cousins. He was homeless.

“He was very matter of fact in answering the questions,” Montague said.

“He seemed well spoken, He didn’t seem nervous. He was not uncomfortable with the situation.”

Montague said Klein was allowed to leave after about 20 minutes. She said she offered to help him find a place in a local homeless shelter. She said she later saw him walking along the road in town.

Pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m.

According to the Crown, Klein was later admitted to the emergency room of an Abbotsford hospital where he was treated, released and directed to a homeless shelter where he spent the next two nights.

The day before the stabbings, video cameras caught Klein going in and out of the local library, which was directly connected to the high school at the time. He could be seen talking to a woman as she exited.

A makeshift memorials appeared at Abbotsford Senior Secondary in the days after Letisha Reimer died of stab wounds. The man who stabbed her is on trial in B.C. Supreme Court. (CBC)

Macgowan said police tracked Klein’s movements through a series of CCTV cameras on the last day of Letisha Reimer’s life.

He could be seen walking into a liquor store and slipping two bottles of rum into his camouflage backpack. And minutes later, a camera found him walking through the parking lot on his way to the sporting goods store, Cabela’s.

Holmes and the people in the public gallery watched security video from Cabela’s, which showed Klein calmly walking to the hunting section and picking up a Buck knife. He walked out of the store without paying, box in his hand.

The same knife was entered into evidence by the lead homicide investigator in the case. He held the box at an angle so the judge could see the weapon inside.

In all of the videos leading up to the attack, Klein appears calm, walks determinedly and occasionally interacts with store clerks.

Macgowan also introduced a video taken by police in the hours after the attack in the high school.

The rotunda where the stabbings took place was by then empty of students, papers strewn on the ground alongside Klein’s backpack. Yellow police tape hung from the handrails and a video screen still displayed a message to students.

Letisha Reimer was pronounced dead of blood loss at 3:05 p.m. Nov. 1 — hours before police filmed the aftermath of the attack that killed her.

She was stabbed 14 times. Macgowan said it was an admitted fact that Klein caused every one of her wounds.

7Oct

‘I just need my legs back’: Stolen wheelchair leaves Vancouverite homebound | CBC News

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Romham Gallacher was getting set to leave home on Saturday morning when it became apparent something was horribly wrong. 

The shed where Gallacher, who uses the pronouns they/them, keeps their motorized wheelchair had been broken into. The wheelchair was gone, along with its charger. 

“I panicked,” Gallacher said over the phone from their home. “I honestly don’t know what I’m what I’m going to do.”

Gallacher quickly created some flyers to share on social media, and filed a police report in hope of recuperating the $4,000 wheelchair as quickly as possible. 

CBC News contacted the Vancouver police about the missing chair but did not get an immediate response.

‘I can’t go do anything’

At home in East Vancouver, near Victoria Drive and Venables Street, Gallacher can get around on a couple of forearm crutches.

But to leave Gallagher needs their motorized wheelchair to do everything from buy groceries to attend choir practice. 

“It completely changes my life,” Gallacher said, crying. “I can’t go do anything.” 

Gallacher says they submitted these photos to Vancouver police when this motorized wheelchair was stolen sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning. (Romham Gallacher)

Gallacher suffers from ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that affects the spine, and lives off of disability payments. Money to buy the wheelchair about a year ago came from a small inheritance when Gallacher’s parents died.

“I knew that I would be needing it for a long time and I wanted to get something that would really work for my body,” Gallacher said, adding that the lightweight, customized wheelchair fits better than mobility scooters they’ve used in the past. 

Buying a new one isn’t financially feasible. 

No questions asked

Gallacher says friends and community members have been helpful — putting up flyers, searching for the wheelchair and dropping by with groceries. Some have even offered to host a fundraiser. 

But until Gallacher can get their motorized wheelchair back, any sort of outing is put on hold. 

Gallacher says they hope the thief will return the wheelchair, no questions asked. 

“I have no desire to criminalize anyone over this,” they said. “I just need my legs back.”

 

 

4Oct

Ex-Gagetown soldier sentenced to 3 years for sexual assault released pending appeal | CBC News

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A former soldier at a Canadian forces base in New Brunswick who was sentenced Thursday in British Columbia to three years in prison for sexually touching an unconscious female colleague and secretly recording another using the washroom has been granted release pending an appeal.

Retired Cpl. Colin McGregor is appealing his court martial conviction and sentence at CFB Esquimalt in Victoria, said public affairs officer Maj. Edward Stewart.

The notice of appeal cites “the legality of any or all of the findings with regards to all [five] charges, and specifically the dismissal of the charter applications in respect of the search and seizure” of his home in Arlington, Va., in 2017, as well as “the delay,” said Stewart.

McGregor is also appealing the legality of the sentence imposed by the military judge, which included dismissal with disgrace from the Canadian Armed Forces, an order to provide a DNA sample for the sex offenders registry, and a 10-year prohibition from owning any weapons, including firearms, crossbows and explosives.

“It could be about six to nine months before the matter is heard,” said Stewart.

The court martial administrator has 90 days to produce the appeal book, and McGregor will then have 30 days to file his memorandum of fact and law, Stewart said. The Canadian Armed Forces will have 30 days to file a response and then a hearing date will be scheduled.

McGregor, who lives in Alberta, has been released on an undertaking to report his whereabouts to the military police, to not contact the complainants and to surrender himself into custody when required to do so, said Stewart.

The 14-year veteran was found guilty Monday of sexual assault, two counts of voyeurism, one count of possession of a device for surreptitious interception of private communication, and disgraceful conduct.

The offences occurred between Jan. 1, 2011, and Jan. 30, 2017.

The two victims were military members in Esquimalt and Washington at the time of the incidents, officials have said.

Sexual assault carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

McGregor was found not guilty on a second count of possession of devices and a charge of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.

Victim discovered recording device

He was charged in May 2017 after the Washington-based victim discovered a recording device at her home.

Investigators and local police searched McGregor’s home and found a video of an alleged sexual assault in Esquimalt in 2011, officials previously said.

“A number of computers, hard drives, computer equipment and other media storage devices” were seized.

McGregor, who was a resource management support clerk with Canadian defence liaison staff in Washington when he was charged, was subsequently moved to the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown in Oromocto, N.B.

He retired from the military in September 2017.

He joined the Armed Forces as a regular member of the Canadian Army in July 2003 and served on various bases over the years, including Kingston and Borden, Ont.

He has also deployed on three missions: Bahrain in 2006, Afghanistan in 2011, and Kuwait in 2014.

4Oct

‘We’re all in this together’: a push for accessibility for all British Columbians | CBC News

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Chris Marks loves his hometown, Victoria, but he can only explore so much of it.

After a spinal injury over a decade ago, Marks gets around using an electric wheelchair. Every day he encounters design flaws that stop him from getting where he wants to go: things likes stairs, curbs, and even raised doorways get in his way. 

He’s been advocating for more accessibility in Victoria. Now, B.C. is asking the public to help write new legislation that would make the province more accessible. 

To Marks, it’s not just about people with disabilities. 

“We’re all in this together. It’s not [just] a special interest group.  It’s … for everybody at any age. Any healthy person could have an injury. A mom could have a stroller, trying to get on a bus or to a business. This is everybody.” 

These sets of stairs are connected by a short elevated sidewalk, effectively blocking people who use wheelchairs from that section of Victoria’s Market Square. (Kathryn Marlow/CBC)

He understands that some changes would be expensive — so he’d like to see grants provided to help businesses upgrade. 

Different kinds of accessibility 

Elizabeth Lalonde, who is blind, sees accessibility another way. She says it’s often about access to information: people who are visually impaired use special tools to read websites, and if those websites aren’t designed properly, they can’t get the information or the services they need. 

“So, for example you could be going on a government website and you get through half of it, say a form, but it doesn’t work for the rest of it.”

Both Lalonde and Marks are also looking for the legislation to enshrine the rights of people with disabilities — so that they don’t have to fight for accessible buildings or access to housing or employment.

Public consultation  

Shane Simpson, the minister of social development and poverty reduction, says his government is focusing on five main areas of accessibility: employment, service delivery, information and communication, built environment, and transportation.

But he also wants to hear from British Columbians with disabilities.

“I’ll be very interested to see whether there’s advice to us to add to that list.”

Community town halls take place across the province this fall, and online consultation is open until Nov. 29. 

2Oct

Vancouver council approves fees for ride-hailing trips in the city centre | CBC News

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People taking an Uber or Lyft within the confines Vancouver’s central core will be paying nearly $1 in municipal and provincial fees.

Vancouver became the first municipality in the Lower Mainland to pass regulations around ride-hailing on Wednesday, with council approving up to 60 cents in fees — a 30 cent fee for every pickup and drop off in the “Metro Core” region — defined as the area east of Burrard Street, west of Clark Drive and north of 16th Avenue. 

The fee is in place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day, with revenue going toward managing congestion.

An additional 30 cent fee has been created by the province for all rides in B.C., regardless of time, with the money supporting accessibility. 

In both cases, the fees will not apply for accessible vehicles. Most major cities in Canada have additional fees of 20 to 30 cents per trip.

In addition to the municipal and provincial fees, ride-hailing companies in B.C. will have to set the same minimum rate as taxi companies, which varies between $3.25 and $3.95 depending on the region.

The province’s regulations around ride-hailing do not allow municipalities to withhold business licences but allows them to put additional regulations on companies operating within their borders.

“It’s important for us to bring in some interim measures immediately to do our best to manage the launch of ride-hailing,” said Lon LeClaire, Vancouver’s director of transportation.

Rides would have to pay a 30 cent fee for trips between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. that begin in Vancouver’s Metro Core and an additional 30 cent fee if it ends in the Metro Core. (City of Vancouver)

$100 yearly business licence fee

While councillors were on board with the 30 cent fee, there was significant debate over a proposal by city staff of a $100 yearly business licence for each driver.

Representatives for both Uber and Lyft worried that if other municipalities copied Vancouver with their own fees, drivers would choose to stick to the one or two municipalities with the most customers and fewest municipal boundaries.

“Are we putting in too many barriers, so most people choose to just drive in Vancouver because it’s the most profitable market?” asked Coun. Sarah Kirby-Yung. 

“I [don’t support] a Vancouver-only model that moves ahead without looking at an entire municipal approach. What that smacks of to me is the taxi approach, where we are creating false challenges to having vehicles go across municipal boundaries.”

City staff noted they were also lowering the yearly licence for taxis to $100 ,down significantly from $616, in order to create the more “level playing field” between taxis and ride-hailing companies that council had previously asked for.

In the end, an amendment was passed directing staff to review the $100 licence fee after six months, following consultations with other municipalities in the region.

City manager Sadhu Johnston said he expected Vancouver’s legislation to serve as a template for other municipalities, but Vancouver would continue to fine tune its bylaws when they see the impacts of ride-hailing company operations  which are expected to begin by the end of the year.  

“This will be very dynamic,” he said. “We’re going to be watching it closely. We’re trying to avoid some of the pitfalls we’ve seen in other cities.”

2Oct

Adaptability key to woman with cerebral palsy’s success as a structural engineer | CBC News

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When Julia Halipchuk walks onto a construction site, it’s clear she’s one of the people in charge.

With a hardhat atop her head and an IPad showing construction designs in-hand, she surveys the day’s work.

But she wasn’t always that confident on a construction site. When she first began her job hunt as a structural design engineer, she searched for one based predominantly in an office.

Halipchuk has cerebral palsy, a breakdown in the neural pathways that can affect speech and movement. In Halipchuk’s case, it affects the right side of her body; she doesn’t have proper use of her hand and walks with a limp.

Because of her condition, she wasn’t sure she could fulfil the responsibilities required of an on-site engineer.

“It probably was rooted in a little bit of fear or cautiousness to make sure that I’m not putting myself out for rejection,” said Halipchuk from inside a gutted St. Andrew’s-Wesley United church in downtown Vancouver — her latest project where she’s the lead design engineer.

Julia Halipchuk’s current project is the structural restoration of St. Andrew’s-Wesley United church in downtown Vancouver. (Don Marce/CBC)

Yet despite her fear, she kept getting hired for jobs that required her to be on site.

And through her work, Halipchuk has learned the importance of identifying both her limitations and capabilities and effectively communicating what they are to her superiors.

In Canada, the employment rate for people with disabilities varies depending on the severity of the condition. While 76 per cent of people with mild disabilities are employed, that figure drops to 31 per cent if the disability is severe, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent numbers.

Adapting at work

Structural engineers are responsible for designing the bones of the building that eventually create the shape of the structure.

Half of Halipchuk’s work is spent in the office creating the construction designs; the other half is spent on site supervising the construction. 

However, working on site presents several challenges for Halipchuk, chief among them ladders.

“That’s probably my biggest weakness,” she said, due to the fact she isn’t able to maintain a proper three-point contact with her cerebral palsy.

To deal with this challenge, she had to find a way to adapt.

“As long as it’s not a tall vertical ladder, I’ve managed to find a way to climb it in a way I know I feel safe,” said Halipchuk.

Julia Halipchuk admits ladders present one of her biggest challenges on a construction, but says she has adapted how she climbs them. (Don Marce/CBC)

When on a ladder, Halipchuk will use her right arm to hook onto a ladder rung and stabilize herself. And when the ladder is too high and vertical, she says she will often swap duties with a colleague, allowing her to focus on groundwork.

Clear communication

 “It’s actually been quite easy to adapt to it,” said Hardeep Gill, Halipchuk’s supervisor at Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.

He says working with Halipchuk hasn’t been any different than working with any other colleagues who might have limitations due to their stature or because of a fear of heights.

Gill says she’s always been clear about what her restrictions are.

“If you have that open conversation with someone, there’s a very high chance that [the company] will accommodate that,” he said.

“Something that you have in your mind might not even be that big of a deal [for the company].”

Julia Halipchuk works alongside her supervisor, Hardeep Gill, while on site at a structural restoration of St. Andrew’s-Wesley United church in Vancouver. (Don Marce/CBC)

Halipchuk knows deciding what career to pursue when you have a disability is difficult, but — based on her experience — she says start with some aspect of life you find interesting.

“You will find people and companies that will make a place for you in their workforce,” she said.

1Oct

Ice Dream nightmare: hundreds of frozen vegan treats stolen from truck in Vancouver | CBC News

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Someone somewhere in the Lower Mainland has a truckload of hot ice cream that Naomi Arnaut is desperate to get back.

That’s “hot” as in “stolen,” not “hot” as in “melted,” although it is conceivable the thousands of dollars in frozen treats burgled from Arnaut’s Say Hello Sweets ice cream truck did not survive the crime.

“I suspect that they targeted me and had a plan, because they were very efficient,” said Arnaut. “They got in there fast, got what they wanted and got out.”

The pink and white truck was hit Sunday night while parked on Industrial Avenue in East Vancouver.

Arnaut is asking people to be on the lookout for Ice Dream Sandwiches or Say Hello boxed cubes of ice cream that may appear to be in the wrong hands. (Say Hello Sweets)

Beside making off with over 100 Ice Dream Sandwiches and eight cases of boxed ice cream, thieves also ripped out the truck’s generator leaving behind extensive damage and smashed doors and windows.

On Facebook Arnaut is asking people to be on the lookout for anyone trying to fence treats from Say Hello Sweets.

“If you see Say Hello being sold somewhere that doesn’t quite seem right, please alert us ASAP!”

Arnaut is hoping a neighbouring business has security camera video of the crime. 

Vancouver Police confirm they are investigating.

Owner Naomi Arnaut and dog Babycakes in front of the Say Hello Sweets ice cream truck.

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