January 18, 2018

Forfeited vehicles to be used to steer youth away from gang lifestyle

BC's civil forfeiture program is releasing two vehicles formerly used by gangs and in the drug-trade -- for community use. Vehicles once involved in gang related lifestyles will now be used specifically to fight the kind of dirty work they used to do. Sergeant Lindsey Houghton - with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit. "In this case we're … [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...]

Holdout community centres want to hear from you

Six community centres continuing to refuse to negotiate with the Park Board want more people to let the city know what they think. The holdout centres have formed My Vancouver Community Centres and are laying out the road map to help others if they want to tell the city and Park Board that the plan to pool resources isn't the right approach. Eric … [Read more...]

Apple says it now gets 75 percent of its total energy from renewable sources

Based on the latest reports, the company once chided for making too large an impact on Mother Earth is now claiming that a full 75 percent of its energy is being sourced from renewables. Apple's chief financial officer, Peter Oppenheimer, informed Reuters this week that all of its data centers -- including the gargantuan facility in Maiden, North … [Read more...]

4 More Outstanding Day Trips from Paris

There are endless things to do in Paris, yes, but there are also endlessly charming and worthwhile destinations to escape to just an hour away. Spend a day (or weekend!) in one of these top picks. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

From the Forums: Weighing in on Solo Travel in India

We asked readers in the Fodor's Forums how they're feeling about returning to India in the wake of the fatal incident in New Dehli in December. Read on to learn what they had to say. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Top 20 Spring Day Trips From New York City

It's almost time to ditch the heavy coats and celebrate the spring (hey, we can dream). Get out of the city and enjoy the sun with inspiration from our handy list. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

American Wines from Unexpected Places

No disrespect to the wondrous destination that is California wine country, but we think it's high time to shed light on the rest of the country's wine regions, from Arizona to, yes, even Kentucky. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Excavator stolen from North Van jobsite

North Vancouver RCMP are asking for public help in finding a 50-thousand dollar excavator, that was stolen from a worksite almost two weeks ago. The orange, 2010 Kubota excavator was taken from the site in the 400-block of West Keith road sometime between the night of Friday February 22nd and the morning of Sunday, February 24th, when no one was at … [Read more...]

More tears from Briker at Queen of the North trial

  One of the only two people on the bridge of the doomed "Queen of the North" when it sank is spending another day on the witness stand. Karen Briker broke into tears minutes into defence questions about her feelings of guilt, after the 2006 crash and sinking of the ferry. Wiping away tears, she testified she'd never been trained to … [Read more...]