February 17, 2018

BREAKING: Conviction for first Stanley Cup rioter to be tried

The first Stanley Cup rioter to be tried for his crimes has been convicted. Spencer Kirkwood pleaded not guilty to charges of mischief and taking part in the  June 2011 mayhem which erupted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup final to the Boston Bruins. The now 26 year old claimed he was too drunk to remember vandalizing a … [Read more...]

Liberals charge NDP with rule breaking slush fund

The BC Liberals are accusing the NDP of operating a slush fund out of the Provincial Legislature.  This after parts of a secret report by the Auditor-General were leaked to CKNW, outlining the Auditor's concerns with a 260-thousand dollar pool of cash assembled using money intended for MLA's constituency offices.  Liberal Cabinet Minister … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Premier apologizes over ethnic vote plan

Premier Christy Clark has now issued an apology for documents confirming her office planned to win ethnic votes using government resources. Deputy Premier Rich Coleman read her prepared statement during Question Period this afternoon in Victoria.  "The document did not recognize that there are lines that can not be crossed in conducting this … [Read more...]

BREAKING: coach gets jail time for on-ice trip

A minor hockey coach who injured a player by tripping him on the ice after a game at UBC's Thunderbird Arena has been sentenced to 15 days in jail. Martin Tremblay was caught on video in June committing the assault. The judge was harsher than what prosecutors sought. They were willing to let him serve 30 day conditional sentence requiring community … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Body found at LA hotel may be missing local woman

Police in Los Angeles say a body found at the hotel where a young Vancouver woman was last seen more than three weeks ago. Elisa Lam, 21, disappeared from the Cecil Hotel in downtown LA Jan. 31. LAPD officer Sarah Faden says police were called to the hotel this morning after workers made a grisly discovery while investigating complaints of reduced … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Dhaliwal out as Liberal candidate in Surrey

Sukh Dhaliwal is stepping aside as the BC Liberal Party candidate in Surrey-Panorama. He'd been considered a star candidate for the Christy Clark Liberals...but he's also facing a string of tax evasion charges. He was apparently notifed of the charges back in November, but only informed the party this week, once the story broke. CKNW Vancouver … [Read more...]

BREAKING: BC Hydro clarifies Smart Meter stance

B-C Hydro has made it official....at least, for now. The utility has issued a written statement saying it will not install Smart Meters without the customer's permission. Hydro says it's important to take extra time to work with customers who still have concerns, so in the meantime it will not install new meters unless they have their … [Read more...]

TV News: Breaking, Bates, Hawaii, End

Breaking Bad Actor Aaron Paul, star of AMC's 'Breaking Bad,' has announced that the final eight episodes of the series are scheduled to begin airing on July 14th. [Source: Guyism] Bates Motel A&E Network will premiere their scripted drama series "Bates Motel" on Monday, March 18th at 10PM US-ET/PT. The series is a contemporary prequel to … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: Woman sentenced in deadly hit and run crash

A woman who pleaded guilty to impaired driving in the crash that killed 22 year old Kassandra Kaulius in Surrey has been handed 37 months behind bars. Natasha Warren was sentenced in Provincial Court in Surrey this morning. The crown had been seeking a three and a half year term. Defence called for 25 months behind bars. She also gets an eight year … [Read more...]

UPDATES BREAKING NEWS: Massacre at U-S elementary school

Horrific gun violence in the United States. The numbers are changing, but various reports say 27 people, including 18 children, have been massacred at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown,  Connecticut. It's believed the gunman was in his 20's, wearing all black and a bullet proof vest, and may have had four weapons. Police have confirmed … [Read more...]