January 23, 2018

BC SPCA to leave Island town this weekend

The Campbell River SPCA is leaving the city after more than 30 years. Both Lorie Chortyk with the BC SPCA and the City's Clerk Peter Whipper says it came down to money but they differ on the details. Whipper says at 218-thousand dollars the SPCA's bid for the city's animal control contract  was more than twice that of the winning bid.   … [Read more...]

Tina Fey Joins Bateman In “Leave You”

Tina Fey is entering negotiations to star alongside Jason Bateman in Shawn Levy's "This Is Where I Leave You" at Warner Bros. Pictures. The story centers on a man (Bateman) whose father dies and tasks his dysfunctional family comprised of four grown siblings with one last request: to spend seven days following the funeral together under the same … [Read more...]

Berner applies for leave to appeal conviction at Supreme Court of Canada

Carol Berner, the Delta woman who caused the death of Alexa Middelaer in 2008, is trying to have her conviction overturned at the Supreme Court of Canada. Berner filed leave to appeal her guilty verdict in Ottawa earlier this month, after a lower court turned her down last fall. Today, lawyer David Tarnow has asked the BC Court of Appeal to adjourn … [Read more...]

02/15/2013 – Leave of Absence

One girl’s coming of age results in a terrible crime in this searing drama of bigotry and transcendence in a small prairie town.  A complex look at sexuality, violence, religion, and a community’s responsibility to its youth. “One of our most consistently interesting playwrights: intellectually and theologically sophisticated with a strong dose of … [Read more...]

02/14/2013 – Leave of Absence

One girl’s coming of age results in a terrible crime in this searing drama of bigotry and transcendence in a small prairie town.  A complex look at sexuality, violence, religion, and a community’s responsibility to its youth. “One of our most consistently interesting playwrights: intellectually and theologically sophisticated with a strong dose of … [Read more...]

02/13/2013 – Leave of Absence

One girl’s coming of age results in a terrible crime in this searing drama of bigotry and transcendence in a small prairie town.  A complex look at sexuality, violence, religion, and a community’s responsibility to its youth. “One of our most consistently interesting playwrights: intellectually and theologically sophisticated with a strong dose of … [Read more...]

02/09/2013 – Leave of Absence

One girl’s coming of age results in a terrible crime in this searing drama of bigotry and transcendence in a small prairie town.  A complex look at sexuality, violence, religion, and a community’s responsibility to its youth. “One of our most consistently interesting playwrights: intellectually and theologically sophisticated with a strong dose of … [Read more...]

02/08/2013 – Leave of Absence

One girl’s coming of age results in a terrible crime in this searing drama of bigotry and transcendence in a small prairie town.  A complex look at sexuality, violence, religion, and a community’s responsibility to its youth. “One of our most consistently interesting playwrights: intellectually and theologically sophisticated with a strong dose of … [Read more...]

02/07/2013 – Leave of Absence

One girl’s coming of age results in a terrible crime in this searing drama of bigotry and transcendence in a small prairie town.  A complex look at sexuality, violence, religion, and a community’s responsibility to its youth. “One of our most consistently interesting playwrights: intellectually and theologically sophisticated with a strong dose of … [Read more...]

02/06/2013 – Leave of Absence

One girl’s coming of age results in a terrible crime in this searing drama of bigotry and transcendence in a small prairie town.  A complex look at sexuality, violence, religion, and a community’s responsibility to its youth. “One of our most consistently interesting playwrights: intellectually and theologically sophisticated with a strong dose of … [Read more...]