December 16, 2017

Editorial: Does Windows Phone even have a chance without Google?

Go ahead -- lambaste me for even mentioning it. I'll wait. Now, how's about we look beyond the surface -- the beautified tile regime and the whimsical animations -- and focus on what actually matters when looking at a smartphone platform. You don't have to look far to get a solid grasp on which platforms are soaring, which are hanging tough and … [Read more...]

River levels expected to get even higher next weekend

The head of the BC River Forecast Centre says river levels at Mission and Hope are relatively unchanged today from levels yesterday, but says things are not necessarily improving. Dave Campbell says it's expected levels will hold steady with the possibility of a bit of a drop in the mid part of the week at Mission and Hope. "Really caution that we … [Read more...]

The Premier nixes extending the legislative session even as the HST bill looms

It hasn't even been tabled yet, but the bill to eliminate the HST and restore the PST is already looming in Victoria.  Staff are working overtime on the bill which has been described as phone-book sized, although Finance minister Kevin Falcon quibbles with that.  He said "certainly we're talking about a bill in excess of 150 … [Read more...]

Tip of the Week: Mush like an Alaskan pro, even in summer!

There are dog-sledding options in Alaska even for those who prefer warmer mushing weather. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Raonic helps Canada even France at Davis Cup

VANCOUVER - This time, Milos Raonic got the better of Julien Benneteau.Raonic defeated Benneteau in straight sets Friday night to pull Canada even at 1-1 with France after the first day of their Davis Cup tie.Raonic, a 21-year-old from Thornhill, Ont., who is ranked 29th in the world, downed the No. 35-ranked Benneteau 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 before a … [Read more...]

Attorney General says even tougher drinking and driving laws in BC not out of the question

8/6/2011 BC's Attorney General says the door is open to even tougher drinking and driving rules down the road as he gets ready to look at the statistics. Barry Penner says in a few ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]

Even More “Amazing Spider-Man” Photos

EW has posted six more photo scans from their upcoming issue with a major feature story on "The Amazing Spider-Man". These include good shots of Dr. Curt Conners (Rhys Ifans), Flash Thompson (Chris Zylka), Captain George Stacey (Dennis Leary) and Peter's Aunt May & Uncle Ben (Sally Field, Martin Sheen). There's also what looks like a … [Read more...]