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Police have seized a large cache of ‘extra-ordinary’ weapons from a condo near the science world skytrain station.

Police evacuated some 40 residents as a precation, after finding a number of firearms and explosive devices. CTV reported police seized a tripod-mounted military-style machine-gun, rifles, explosives, and ammunition.

Oh, come on now – the neighborhood’s not THAT rough.

Police reportedly called in military explosives experts to help them assess the weapons. Chapman said there is no indication the man was involved in a gang or terrorist attack.

Neighbour Dave Paauwe said there are a number of rental suites in the condominium building, and grow-ops aren’t uncommon.

Articles in the Edmonton Journal and Globe and Mail

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bcubbins
bcubbins
13 years ago

Well, we haven't had the Indy in a few years, and it isn't coming back… You're right but I thought it was because they needed the land for condos.

Warren
Warren
13 years ago

Can you imagine the news as someone opens fire on the Indy cars, the crowds? Good catch, in my view. Someone had their own little insurrection in mind.Well, we haven't had the Indy in a few years, and it isn't coming back… thanks to the "no fun city" crowd meeting the NIMBY crowd.

solipsist
solipsist
13 years ago

Thats the one where everyone complains about the Indy noise right? Can you imagine the news as someone opens fire on the Indy cars, the crowds? Good catch, in my view. Someone had their own little insurrection in mind. I thought everybody wanted to come and live here.Guess not, we aren't running out of land , looks like we are running out of people who will work for minimum wage. Yeah. Don't people flood to booming economies? I guess not, when there is such a disconnect as we have here.

tulip-Mania2
tulip-Mania2
13 years ago

You must be talking about Vancouver Wa.(we only have nice people in Vancouver BC.Also, was it not widely believed our local pot was of such excellent quality because of BC soil and weather? Now I am shocked to hear the crop grows indoors, who would have thunk?and…Has anyone heard the new Radio ad on cknw red neck radio?It features his holiness, Jim Pattison, inviting people to come live in BC.Who would have thunked this one?I thought everybody wanted to come and live here.Guess not, we aren't running out of land , looks like we are running out of people who will work for minimum wage.

mold city
mold city
13 years ago

1255 Main Street?

mold city
mold city
13 years ago

There's another article on CTV – they don't give the address, but they give some pretty specific information:The condominium complex is a half a block from both Science World and a SkyTrain station and a block from the GM Place and BC Place stadiums in downtown Vancouver.Thats the one where everyone complains about the Indy noise right?

rentah
rentah
13 years ago

Which building was involved?

digi
digi
13 years ago

That's a bit of an odd neighborhood – its got a lot of potential, but its got a lot of problems working against it as well.I've never heard the 'lots of condo's used as grow ops' before, but that would explain the prices.

Gursk
Gursk
13 years ago

They had National Avenue, between Quebec & Main shut down all of Saturday morning. When I went by I was wondering what all the cops were there for & what the barricades were all about!!