February 21, 2018

Harrison Ford Back As Han Solo?

Another day, another "Star Wars" rumour. This time, however, its from the reliable Latino Review who have seemingly dropped a huge one. It would appear that 70-year-old Harrison Ford will be back as Han Solo in an upcoming "Star Wars" film, with Ford closing his deal. Which one - "Star Wars:Episode VII," the stand-alone Han Solo film, or other - … [Read more...]

BC Legislature back in business

A rarely-used institution known as the "Provincial Legislature" is back in business today for the first time since last spring.  "Her honour!  The Lieutenant-Governor!" And the first order of business on the first day of the new session is formally ending last year's session. "In closing this fourth session of the 39th parliament of … [Read more...]

Warning for those heading into back country ski areas during BC’s first February long weekend

If you're spending the Province’s First Family Day weekend in the backcountry of BC's Southern Interior, the Canadian Avalanche Centre has a warning for you. Karl Klassen with the centre says the snow pack right now, is in a state of change, after a very stable winter. He adds the forecast is for sunny skies this weekend, and if the … [Read more...]

BC Auditor General may land same job back home

It seems BC's Auditor-General might have another job lined up if he decides not to accept a contract extension in this province. The provincial government is still waiting for John Doyle to decide whether to accept a two year reappointment when his current six year term ends in October, and Doyle has said he's in no hurry to give an answer. In the … [Read more...]

Just Back From: Punta Cana

If you think that Punta Cana is all sun-drenched beaches, massaged, and pina coladas, you're right. But there's a grittier side to Punta Cana that is equally as inviting. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

BC’s NDP leader’s back from Hollywood – still no firm plan for film industry

The leader of the provincial NDP is back from a fact finding mission in LA where he sat down with film executives. Adrian Dix says he met with people from studios like Disney and Warner Brothers to find solutions to film jobs leaving BC. But Dix wasn't ready to say what exact fixes the NDP would table. "We're going to assess and we're … [Read more...]

Look back at Top Ten scams of 2012

The Top Ten scams of 2012 as reported by Vancouver Police and the Better Business Bureau involve social media and internet fraud. The bureau's president and CEO for mainland BC says it's easy for victims to fall prey to bogus advertising, sales and even love scams. "Even if you encounter someone or something that seems genuine or professional, … [Read more...]

Just Back From: Dominica, West Indies

A favorite of celebrities and seclusion-seekers, Dominica is not your typical Caribbean experience. Learn the ins and outs of this beautiful, isolated paradise. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

BC Legislature to be back in session in February

The BC Legislature will be back in session next month for the first time since May of last year. The newly-released parliamentary calendar calls for a throne speech on February 12th....and the provincial budget to be tabled one week later, on the 19th. While the calendar officially calls for a 12 week session ending on May 30th, the House will … [Read more...]

Just Back From: Wailea Wine and Food Festival

Fodor's editor Nicole Campoy hits the Wailea WIne and Food Festival to sample fine wines and the latest and greatest in culinary creation from around Hawaii. It's a hard life. Read on. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]