January 21, 2018

Tennant, Piper Return For “Doctor Who”

David Tennant and Billie Piper are set to reprise their roles as the tenth incarnation of The Doctor and his companion Rose Tyler respectively in the upcoming "Doctor Who" 50th Anniversary special. In a just issued press release, it has been confirmed both actors are coming back to join current Doctor star Matt Smith and companion Jenna-Louise … [Read more...]

Matt Smith Departing “Doctor Who”?

Three full seasons and some specials - Matt Smith looks like he might be matching his predecessor David Tennant's track record with a report today that the actor will be departing "Doctor Who" this Christmas. The Sun says that the 2013 Christmas special will be Smith's final outing as The Doctor, during which he will regenerate into the twelfth … [Read more...]

UPDATES: Doctor questions BC’s spending priorities

Ongoing overcrowding at hospitals across British Columbia again have emergency room doctors questioning the priorities of the provincial government. Doctor David Haughton, who's the President of the BC Medical Association's Emergency Medicine section, admits it's frustrating to see money being spent on hosting next month's Times of India Film … [Read more...]

“Doctor Who” Gets 50th Anniversary E-Shorts

The BBC have announced eleven "Doctor Who" 'eshorts' in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the science fiction series. Each short story will focus on one of the eleven incarnations of the Doctor thus far, starting with William Hartnell and ending with current Doctor Matt Smith. The original story series is being done in collaboration with … [Read more...]

“Doctor Who” Xmas Special Final Trailer

The BBC have released the final trailer for the upcoming 2012 "Doctor Who" Christmas special "The Snowmen". The special is scheduled to air on the BBC and BBC American on Christmas Day. Though Jenna-Louise Coleman appeared in the season premiere as a different character, this will mark her first appearance as the new companion Clara. Also, Ian … [Read more...]

“Doctor Who” Xmas Special Trailer, Prequel

The Christmas special of "Doctor Who" is scheduled to air Christmas Day in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Now, both a new promo trailer and a special prequel minisode have gone up for the special which which will be entitled "The Snowmen". The upcoming episode introduces Jenna-Louise Coleman as the Doctor's new companion Clara, … [Read more...]

First Nations could help fill doctor shortages in rural B.C.: minister

B.C.’s health minister says First Nations could play a big role to help fill the shortage of health care workers. Margaret MacDiarmid says UBC’s aboriginal medical student program has graduated more than 30 students, with another 30 currently in the program. She says with First Nations in many areas of B.C., the students can play a role … [Read more...]

Neil Gaiman Returns To “Doctor Who”

The first time he wrote a script for "Doctor Who," acclaimed fantasy author Neil Gaiman picked up a Hugo award for his work on the episode which was entitled 'The Doctor's Wife'. Widely considered the best episode of the sixth season, Gaiman will now attempt to top himself with his next adventure following the man from Gallifrey. Though his … [Read more...]

Doctor Strange Pops Up In “Thor” Sequel?

One of the more interesting rumors to emerge this weekend is that the lack of announcements surrounding a "Doctor Strange" launch movie could be due to the character popping up onscreen elsewhere first. The Playlist indicates the character could play a big role in the currently shooting sequel "Thor: The Dark World". Screenrant adds that Viggo … [Read more...]

“Doctor Who” Returns Next Saturday

The BBC and BBC America have announced a simultaneous launch date of Saturday September 1st for the upcoming seventh season of "Doctor Who" in both the United States and the United Kingdom. BBC1 and BBC1 HD will air it from 7:20pm GMT in the UK, while BBC America will screen it from 9pm US-ET in the US. A five-part web prequel mini-Adventure … [Read more...]