September 19, 2017

Ensure Your Canadian Holiday Runs Stress-Free And Smooth

Thinking of traveling to Canada anytime soon? Then you might be looking forward to getting there, but dreading all the planning that you will have to do beforehand. There are the lots of considerations to make, to ensure you have a relaxing and stress-free time during your stay.  Read on to discover what they are so you can make sure that your … [Read more...]

Settlement finally paid in Canada Line foreign workers case: union

A B.C. trades union is expected to announce tomorrow details of a settlement that has finally been paid in a human rights case involving temporary foreign workers who helped build the Canada Line. The b-c human rights tribunal ruled back in 2008 that SELI Canada and SNC Lavalin discriminated against Latin American workers toiling on the Skytrain … [Read more...]

Richmond woman hopes to appeal murder case at Supreme Court of Canada

A Richmond woman convicted of murdering the woman she suspected of having an affair with her husband is not giving up her fight to stay out of prison. Jean Ann James is seeking approval for an appeal with Canada’s highest court. In January, the BC Court of Appeal upheld the now-72-year-old's first-degree murder conviction in the 1992 murder … [Read more...]

Accused online predator Edward Hilts still in Canada

More than a month after an accused child predator lost his latest bid to stay in Canada, Edward Hilts is still here.  The American citizen, wanted for trying to lure a 14-year old girl online, is attempting to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.  This, after a lower court upheld a ruling ordering his extradition to the United … [Read more...]

Berner applies for leave to appeal conviction at Supreme Court of Canada

Carol Berner, the Delta woman who caused the death of Alexa Middelaer in 2008, is trying to have her conviction overturned at the Supreme Court of Canada. Berner filed leave to appeal her guilty verdict in Ottawa earlier this month, after a lower court turned her down last fall. Today, lawyer David Tarnow has asked the BC Court of Appeal to adjourn … [Read more...]

Accused child predator from the US loses latest bid to stay in Canada

An accused child predator has lost his latest bid to stay in Canada. The BC Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling ordering the extradition of Edward Hilts to the United States where the American citizen is wanted for trying to lure a 14-year old girl online. The 66-year old failed to prove procedural mistakes were made by federal Justice … [Read more...]

Canada Post building sold

The iconic Canada Post building in downtown Vancouver has been sold. Victoria-based BC Management Corporation has confirmed by email they have purchased the property on West Georgia. Cost of the transaction is not being disclosed. The statement says they will take time to do the proper planning to redevelop the site.   CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Air Canada Launches Discount Carrier, Rouge

Air Canada is launching a new discount carrier, Rouge, set to begin operations in July 2013. They're hoping to capitalize on demand for leisure market travel, while keeping costs low. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Technovation Challenge Canada

The Aga Khan Education Board for Canada in conjunction with Technovation is pleased to announce the Canadian launch of Technovation Challenge! Join us for a unique discussion with distinguished women leaders in technology from both industry & academia at a networking and mentor recruitment event on Saturday December 8th. Leadership Stories … [Read more...]

Gang police in Canada react to marijuana votes in US

Now that voters in Washington and Colorado have said yes to de-criminalizing marijuana, it's still business as usual for police in Canada. Sergeant Lindsey Houghton with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC says it could be a long time before those initiatives become law. "You're talking about the possession of about an ounce which I … [Read more...]