January 23, 2018

The Education Community is mourning the death of a prominent Vancouver Early Learning expert

A UBC researcher and expert in early learning has passed away. Vancouver School Board Chair Patti Bacchus says Dr. Clyde Hertzman was a leader in research and education regarding the impacts of poverty on early learning -- and on early childhood education in general. She says Hertzman was well-known to everyone in the educational community. "And I … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Expert: Dining, Special Needs, and More

This is it. Your kids want to go to Disney and you want to give them those lifelong memories. But it's a big park and there's lots to know before you go. Don't fret, we've got an expert on the case. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Vancouver film expert doubts Bollywood will bring much business

The President of the Vancouver Film Studios is casting doubt the province grabbing the Times of India Awards sShow will mean any influx of movie jobs into BC.  Pete Mitchell says productions from india are low budget and bring in their own people.  "I saw a clip very recently of a producer from Mumbia when asked if he was going to produce … [Read more...]

BC health expert says get vaccinated for the flu

The Chief Medical Health Officer for the Fraser Health Authority says the current flu season could be the worst in recent years. "I have an outbreak of outbreaks of influenza." Doctor Paul van Buynder says the past couple years have been fairly quiet. "And people have become a little bit blase about what this can do. I've had over 14 longterm care … [Read more...]

Expert Tips for Your Next Vacation Rental

Vacation rentals are hot right now. And while they've been big for a while in Europe, they're gaining ground in the US. So we compiled some expert tips to make sure you rent right for your next trip. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Expert Tips for Saving Money on Winter Trips

Our favorite financial expert is back to give us some solid tips on how to save big money on upcoming winter trips, whether they're road trips to Grandma's house or international jaunts. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

BCCLA questions objectivity of expert consulted in alleged RCMP assault

No charges were ever laid against Terrace RCMP after a man in their custody was left brain damaged. Now, the BC Civil Liberties Association is asking why did police consult a discredited expert in making their report to recommend charges? Crown counsel says there was not enough evidence for a conviction against Mounties in terrace after Robert … [Read more...]

Todd’s ‘rallying point’ video helps her story reach the world, expert says

Amanda Todd’s tragic story has caught the world's attention like no other. Her heart-wrenching YouTube video about being bullied has helped her story to be picked up in the U.S., the U.K. and even as far away as Japan – where bullying is also a big problem.   Vigils have been planned locally for Maple Ridge and Surrey, but also as … [Read more...]

How to Save on Holiday Travel, From an Expert

Before the blur of turkey, wrapping presents, and champagne begins, take note of our expert's advice on how to save money on your holiday travels. Its all about planning ahead (a bit) and being flexible. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Expert slams lack of transparency in RCMP contract talks

As the Wednesday deadline to get a deal done for the RCMP approaches, one police expert says negotiations left a lot to be desired. "Its most certainly not taken place in a way that I would describe as in the best interests of the … [Read more...]