June 23, 2017

BREAKING: Conviction for first Stanley Cup rioter to be tried

The first Stanley Cup rioter to be tried for his crimes has been convicted. Spencer Kirkwood pleaded not guilty to charges of mischief and taking part in the  June 2011 mayhem which erupted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup final to the Boston Bruins. The now 26 year old claimed he was too drunk to remember vandalizing a … [Read more...]

First Nations leaders want Safe Streets Act repealed

Don't make a bad problem worse. That's the message from First Nations leaders and health officials in BC who are calling for the repeal of the federal government's Safe Streets Act. A new report by the provincial health officer says First Nations are already over-represented in prison, and Doctor Evan Adams says the Safe Streets Act will exacerbate … [Read more...]

Just Back From: The First Annual Bourbon Classic

We're still recovering from the first annual Bourbon Classic in Louisville that took us on distillery tours, to bourbon and food pairing events, and into geeky bourbon workshops. The first of many, we hope. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

KDE releases first version of Plasma Media Center

Linux devotees need media too, don'tcha know? Designed to cater to "media enthusiasts," Plasma Media Center has been released today for those looking to place photos, videos and audio clips on the highest pedestal. The build (v1.0.0) was crafted on Plasma and KDE technologies, and as you might expect, it aims to deliver a "unified media experience … [Read more...]

BC Teachers Federation set to unveil first proposals

The BC Teachers Federation and the BC Public School Employers' Association will likely be exchanging first proposals on Tuesday, after about one month of contract talks. Proposals were originally set to be exchanged on March 1st. BCTF president Susan Lambert says objective packages have been exchanged, "Which are the general goals or the general … [Read more...]

First Nation says it has unanswered questions after B.C.’s LNG conference

A coastal First Nation is responding to comments made by the premier at last week's conference on liquefied natural gas. Marven Robinson, of the Gitga'at First Nation in Hartley Bay, says members came away from the conference in Vancouver with many unanswered questions. "You know, we're not against it, but we're not fully informed yet. We have to … [Read more...]

“Grace of Monaco” First Photo, TWC Deal

The Oscars may only just be over, but Harvey Weinstein is already lining up his plans for next year's ceremony as he has begun assembling his awards slate for the end of this year. The Weinstein Company is reportedly wrapping up a deal to acquire domestic rights to Olivier Dahan's "Grace Of Monaco" which stars Nicole Kidman as … [Read more...]

First Photo: Amazing Spider-Man 2 Costume?

Coming Soon have scored what they claim to be an exclusive first look at the new costume that Andrew Garfield's Peter Parker will be donning in Marc Webb's upcoming "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel. After last year's reboot deliberately slipped Garfield into a costume stylistically different to the Raimi-directed trilogy, this one seems much more … [Read more...]

“Mortal Kombat: Legacy II” First Trailer

Machinima and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution have released the teaser trailer for the upcoming second season of the popular webseries "Mortal Kombat: Legacy". The first season was one of the most-viewed web series of all time, clocking in 60 million views through Machinima's YouTube channel. Kevin Tancharoen returns as director. The web … [Read more...]

First Promo For NBC’s “Hannibal” Series

The first trailer for NBC’s upcoming drama series "Hannibal," which serves as a prequel to the events in Thomas Harris' novel "Red Dragon," has gone online. The series sees young FBI criminal profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) finding himself partnering with renowned psychologist named Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) at the behest of Jack … [Read more...]