January 23, 2018

George Affleck says Vision Vancouver is getting its wires crossed

An NPA city councillor says the mayor of Vancouver is using his civic party as a lobby group in the case of securing rapid transit for the Broadway corridor. On Sunday people had a chance to hear the mayor's ideas for transit on the Broadway corridor and to air there own opinions. But it wasn't a city public hearing, it was a Vision Vancouver … [Read more...]

Options tabled to replace/upgrade the George Massey tunnel

The province is moving into 'phase two' of public consultations over replacing or improving the George Massey tunnel. People are being pitched five different options which start with improving the existing tunnel and surrounding interchanges. The second plan is to build a brand new tunnel right beside the existing one with the original George … [Read more...]

Consultation coming soon on George Massey tunnel

The Ministry of Transportation will hold public hearings next week on its long range plan to replace the George Massey tunnel. It's called phase two of public consultation, and it includes meetings in Richmond, Surrey and Delta from next Wednesday through Saturday. Phase one of that consultation in December saw  eleven hundred people weigh in, … [Read more...]

Seventh suspect charged in Prince George attack

Charges have been laid against a 14-year-old boy who is believed to have taken part in the sexual assault of a fellow teenage boy in Prince George last week. The 14-year-old is facing charges of aggravated sexual assault, aggravated assault and unlawful confinement. The youth cannot be named because he is a minor. He is the seventh person charged … [Read more...]

Aggravated and sexual assault charges laid in Prince George case

Charges have now been laid against six people in a case of aggravated and sexual assault in Prince George against a young man. The victim was found Monday, unconscious and lying in a snow bank behind an apartment building, after police received a tip. He is now in hospital in serious but stable condition. Hayden Lee Atwood, 18, Mercedes Rae Jewett, … [Read more...]

New Catholic Bishop for Prince George is from Vancouver

The new Catholic Bishop for the Prince George region is a priest from Vancouver. Monsignor Stephen Jensen was appointed today by Pope Benedict. The 58-year old is currently the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. He's replacing Bishop Gerald Wiesner who must retire after turning 75 in June. No date has been set for Jensen's move to … [Read more...]

Mounties bust major grow-up in Prince George

Mounties say they have seized $ 1.5 million dollars worth of pot from a grow-op in Prince George. Just a few days before Christmas, Mounties say the North District's integrated marijuana enforcement team executed a search warrant about electricity theft at a home. They say they found a grow-op with about 1,500 pot plants in various stages of … [Read more...]

George Heyman nominated BC NDP candidate for Vancouver-Fairview

George Heyman has been nominated the BC NDP's candidate for the Vancouver-Fairview riding -- he'll run for the riding in next year's provincial election. In a release, Heyman says he's honoured to be part of the NDP's team of candidates. Heyman is the executive director of the Sierra Club, and is a former president of the BC Government … [Read more...]

I-I-O investigating Prince George shooting

A police-involved shooting in Prince George will be the first investigation for the newly formed Independent Investigation Office.  One person has died after RCMP were called to a rural area Sunday morning to deal with a serious criminal offense. At least one shot was fired Monday evening.  There are no reports of police … [Read more...]

George Nolfi Set To Direct “XOXO”

George Nolfi ("The Adjustment Bureau") is attached to both direct and oversee a rewrite of the social-media thriller "XOXO" at Lionsgate, Protozoa Pictures and Groundswell Productions says Variety. Mark Heyman ("Black Swan") penned the script about a rising executive who flirts online despite being engaged. He begins a virtual relationship with … [Read more...]