January 21, 2018

The dock at Kits Coast Guard base has a new home at a cost to taxpayers

The union representing Coast Guard members says in the rush to close Kits base the feds seem to have overlooked an oil spill response boat. Union of Canadian Transportation Employees Regional Vice President Dave Clark says there is a reason crews rushed to tear down the Kits base dock. "They have figured out the dock that is at the Sea Island base … [Read more...]

iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S (and old Dock Connector vs. Lightning): a photo tour

We knew the iPhone 5 was thinner and lighter than the iPhone 4S, but seriously, it's thinner and lighter than the iPhone 4S. By a pretty notable margin. Picking up the iPhone 5 is almost jarring -- it's barely heavy enough to feel "premium," and it'll probably make you handle it with care for free of breaking it in half with too tight a tug. The … [Read more...]

Harbour Air chief calls for reform after plane sinks at new sea dock

No one was hurt, but a plane worth $ 1.6-million has been damaged outside Vancouver’s Convention Centre. The seaplane, owned by Harbour Air, was found partially submerged at the Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre this morning. The Dehavilland otter was docked there at the request of centre operators wanting to test safety and … [Read more...]