February 18, 2018

TV News: Creek, Sherlock, Helix, Thrones

Jonathan Creek Alan Davies has confirmed that three new hour-long episodes of the long-running cult crime drama are set to film this autumn, with an early 2014 air date likely. That does not include this year's already filmed 90-minute Easter Weekend special "The Clue of the Savant's Thumb" which marks the first JC episode since 2010's Easter … [Read more...]

What to Do in Beaver Creek (Besides Skiing)

Heading to Beaver Creek, there's usually little wonder as to what you'll do—ski or snowboard. But there are tons of reasons to snap out of those skis and explore. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

NDP sticking with nominated candidate in Vancouver False Creek after reviewing complaint

The BC NDP have thrown out a complaint by former Park Board Commissioner Constance Barnes over the nomination in Vancouver False Creek. Barnes' campaign lodged the complaint after losing the candidacy by six votes to political newcomer Matt Toner. "The complaint was reviewed, and was found to be without merit.  So at this point it has been put … [Read more...]

Tonnes more potentially toxic ash now being tested in Cache Creek landfill

Metro Vancouver says the potential fly ash problem at the Cache Creek landfill might be much larger than initially thought. 1800 tonnes of ash that failed hazardous waste tests was shipped from a Burnaby incinerator in July and August this summer.  Covanta the operator of the incinerator has also failed to submit tests for those two months as … [Read more...]

False Creek parents deal with disturbing find

Parents arriving at False Creek Elementary this morning were given a letter with some tips on how kids can cope with the disturbing find at their school. Charlene Hiller has a daughter in kindergarten. "Honestly, I really didn't know what to say at all. I don't understand it myself, so I'm not even really sure how to bring it up to her.  I … [Read more...]

Animal cruelty in Dawson Creek

  The SPCA calls it a shocking case of animal cruelty. The society is investigating after a dead cat was discovered in a trailer park in Dawson Creek. The cat had been frozen inside a block of ice. The ice block was contained in a larger rubber bin. The ice block and  cat were left at the side of the road, just a few doors down from where … [Read more...]

Golden Predator to buy Brewery Creek

VANCOUVER - Junior gold miner Golden Predator Corp. (TSX:GPD) has agreed to buy the Brewery Creek project in the Yukon from Alexco Resource Corp. (TSX:AXR) in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $ 8 million.Trading in Golden Predator shares was halted pending the announcement and was set to resume at 10 a.m. ET.Golden Predator said the deal replaces … [Read more...]

Power outages in Vancouver’s False Creek area

Nearly a thousand people in Vancouver are in the dark this hour, because a bird flew into power lines. According to B.C. Hydro, most of the affected customers are in the area between just west of the Cambie Bridge and Quebec Street, and about 5th Avenue all the way to False Creek. Hydro estimates power will be back on shortly. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

A proposed new park and rink for the Canucks draws False Creek residents ire.

    Big plans for one of Vancouver's last undeveloped waterfronts was pitched to city council today.       And the ideas for False Creek near BC place include the Vancouver Canucks.       Vancouver council has been told a new plan for Northeast False Creek includes a rink that would … [Read more...]

Autopsy perfomed on False Creek remains

An autopsy by the B.C. Coroners Service is shedding new information about the human remains found in False Creek last night, the eighth such instance in the past four years. Coroner Stephen Fonseca says although initial reports suggested it was only a foot found, it was actually an entire leg. "The human remains are not just a foot, but they are … [Read more...]