February 18, 2018

Fodor’s Travel Tastemaker: Master of the (Soho) House Shelley Armistead

Cape Town-born Shelley Armistead literally holds the keys to one of West Hollywood's most sought after spots—the Soho House. Bonus: her husband is the chef there. She's obsessed with food, healthy living, and traveling well. Our kinda girl. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

House fire in Richmond

Fire has damaged a house in Richmond. Fire crews were called to a home on Williams Road near Garden City around 8:30 this morning. They managed to put out the fire within minutes. Battalion chief Greg Dean says no one was hurt. "The call came in as smoke coming from the building.  We were advised on arrival that it's an abandoned … [Read more...]

House fire in West Vancouver may have been linked to drug lab

Police have confirmed a drug lab is now being dismantled at a house in West Vancouver, but no arrests have been made.  A search warrant was executed Tuesday afternoon at the home in the 5500 block of Greenleaf Road where fire broke out Monday. It's believed the hazardous materials involved the production of crystal methamphetamine at … [Read more...]

BC NDP House Leader questions investigation into BC Liberals leaked strategy to win votes

The BC New Democrats' House Leader says the resignation of Premier Christy Clark’s Deputy Chief of Staff brings up lots of questions. Those questions surround an investigation into a liberal strategy to win ethnic votes using taxpayers' money. John Horgan says among those questions is whether Kim Haakstad has already been interviewed by the … [Read more...]

“House of Cards” Scribe Pens “War & Peace”

Legendary British TV scribe Andrew Davies has been hired to pen a six episode TV mini-series adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic "War and Peace" for The BBC. The project is scheduled to air on BBC One in 2015. The story will remain based in war-torn 19th century Russia. Many of the philosophical elements are expected to be left out, with the … [Read more...]

Thomas Jane To Visit The “Wet House”

"Red Machine" screenwriter Jack Reher and actor Thomas Jane are re-teaming for the upcoming supernatural thriller "Wet House". A 'Wet House' refers to a state-funded residence - essentially a detox facility, the key difference being alcoholics can drink and sometimes do drink themselves to death. Jane will direct and star in the elevated genre … [Read more...]

Three die in Victoria house fire

Three people have been killed in a house fire in Victoria. Firefighters were called to 1320 Johnson Street just after 4:30 a.m. They found the front door open and the home's interior engulfed in flames. The cause of the blaze is not known and the bodies have yet to be identified. Neighbours say there was a house party going on into the morning … [Read more...]

TV News: House of Cards, Dr. Who, Archer

House of Cards Netflix has released four new trailers for their much anticipated "House of Cards" series remake starring Kevin Spacey and directed by David Fincher. Click here to see them. The full thirteen-episode season premieres on February 1st. Doctor Who Last week's "Doctor Who" Christmas special averaged 1.43 million viewers on BBC … [Read more...]

Winter weather helps start house fire

The hazardous materials team was called in Wednesday afternoon to deal with the aftermath of a fire at Granville and 35th, forcing the evacuation of over 20 homes, "It would appear to be a downed power pole in the laneway of 5200 block of Granville. Upon arriving at the scene, we discovered that the energized pole had in fact, ignited an adjacent … [Read more...]

Stabbing at Luke House in Surrey Sunday

One man is in custody after a stabbing at a recovery house in Surrey Sunday morning. It happened at Luke House on 96th street. RCMP Sergeant Paul Vadik says police were called out about 10:45. When they arrived, they found a victim who was rushed to hospital with serious injuries. "One suspect was arrested at scene and is currently in custody." The … [Read more...]