January 18, 2018

Just Back From: The First Annual Bourbon Classic

We're still recovering from the first annual Bourbon Classic in Louisville that took us on distillery tours, to bourbon and food pairing events, and into geeky bourbon workshops. The first of many, we hope. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Louie sent back to jail

A provincial court judge has suspended the conditonal sentence given Del Louie, and sent him back to back to jail for 60-days, minus seven he's already served. Louie is the man who viciously beat bus driver Charles Dixon two years ago. Louie violated his curfew on March 9th.  His laywer says he's "very remorseful" and admits it was "poor … [Read more...]

Debate over Chinese only signs back before Richmond City Council

A Richmond City Councillor says he's open to hearing from two residents who are concerned about the amount of Chinese signage in the city.  Chak Au says council could revist the issue -- as two women, armed with a petition, are set to make a presentation on Monday saying there is too much Chinese-only signage.  "I'm open on this one … [Read more...]

Is Spielberg Back For “Jurassic Park IV”?

Could Steven Spielberg be back at the helm of another "Jurassic Park"? Talk of this possibility has been gaining momentum quickly this week after it was revealed that Universal has reserved Raleigh Studios in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from April through November. There’s no official word on what project will shoot there, but suggestions are it could … [Read more...]

Suzanne Anton is back for another run at politics

She's back, a former mayoral candidate is finally getting the BC Liberals nomination she has has been looking for, after failing the first time around. The BC Liberal have made it official Suzanne Anton will be their candidate in Vancouver-Fraserview. Anton recently tried to secure the nomination in Vancouver-Quichena but lost in a race to Andrew … [Read more...]

Liberal cabinet minister wants complaining back benchers to shut up

Premier Christy Clark doesn't seem worried but at least one cabinet minister is getting fed up with complaining from the Liberal back bench. The latest to publicly criticize the Premier is her former leadership rival Kevin Falcon, but several other MLA's have recently let it be known they're not happy with the boss. Clark herself shrugs it … [Read more...]

Nolan, Bale, Snyder Back For “Justice League”

With Will Beale's script for "Justice League" having been tossed to the wind, Warners is rumored to be doing a not entirely unexpected move - they're praying to Christopher Nolan. In a video report over the weekend, Latino Review says that Christopher Nolan is set to become the DC Universe equivalent of Marvel's Kevin Feige (albeit less hands on). … [Read more...]

Third “Hobbit” Pushed Back To Xmas 2014

No major surprise here. "The Hobbit: There and Back Again", the third and final film in Peter Jackson’s "The Hobbit" trilogy, has been pushed back five months. Originally slated for a July 18th 2014 release, Warners has moved the film back to a December 17th 2014 release - meaning this trilogy will match the original "The Lord of the Rings" … [Read more...]

BCTF and BCPSEA to get back to talks

After taking a break last week, contract talks have resumed between the BC Teachers Federation and the BC Public School Employers Association. Speaking for the BCTF executive, Glen Hansman says talks are steadily progressing, behind closed doors and not in the media, "So far, so good. It's been calm. We are really happy with the framework that we … [Read more...]

Just Back From: Canada’s Coolest Carnival

You don't have to be in Rio to celebrate Carnaval—why not head to Quebec to party sub-zero style? Think ice hotels, mulled wine, and maple syrup, and you're in for a real treat. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]