January 21, 2018

Vancouver’s mayor left of the invite list for Grey Cup announcement

The official announcement will come Friday awarding the 2014 Grey Cup to Vancouver but while the spotlight shines on the city, no one from the city will actually be there. The BC Lions have confirmed Mayor Gregor Robertson and members of city council were not invited to attend the Grey Cup announcement. The Lions says the announcement will only … [Read more...]

Premier says few options left to re-open Kits Coast Guard base

Premier Christy Clark held a teleconference in her riding of Vancouver Point Grey where she told constituents that the closing of the Kitsilano Coast Guard base is the biggest issue locally. Clark says she pressed federal Natural Resources minister Joe Oliver on the Monday over the sudden closing of Kits base. "And I said to him you know minister … [Read more...]

Another Greyhound delay; passenger claims travellers left outside

A frustrated Greyhound passenger who was stranded in Kamloops when buses didn't show up during the pre-Christmas rush says it's happening again--this time in Banff. Carson Loveday says the temperature was -7 Thursday evening, and other passengers told stranded travellers buses were running more than four hours late. "The office is completely … [Read more...]

North Shore Search and Rescue recover some of gear left on Cypress

North Shore Search and Rescue ground teams have recovered around ten thousand dollars worth of equipment left on Cypress during rescue efforts Tuesday. Team Leader Tim Jones says crews had to repel down Saturday morning to reach the canyon where snowboarder Sebastien Boucher was trapped. "They're doing it all safely, but it is a rope-rescue, full … [Read more...]

Nic Cage To Star In “Left Behind” Remake

Nicolas Cage is in negotiations to star and legendary stunt coordinator Vic Armstrong to direct the first of a proposed new trilogy of films based on Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins's Christian-themed "Left Behind" novel series says Heat Vision. The sixteen book series is set in the wake of 'The Rapture', the Christian eschatological event in which … [Read more...]

Kittens left in cooler

Animal cruelty investigators are trying to identify  the person who abandoned six newborn kittens inside a cooler on a Surrey sidewalk yesterday. The kittens were dehydrated and appeared near-death. They were left in a light grey cooler in direct sunlight near Whalley Boulevard and 108th Avenue with a sign that read "free kittens". The kittens … [Read more...]

Only two municipalities left to sign RCMP contract

The list of municipalities holding off on signing the new RCMP contract has dwindled down to just two.The municipal observer the RCMP talks and Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender says only Ladysmith and Squamish have yet to signal their intentions.The Mayor of Squamish refused to talk to CKNW about the contract just last week.And Fassbender says … [Read more...]

Left out in the cold

Reverend Ric Matthews is bracing for the worst. On Wednesday night, the First United Church — a longtime safe haven for homeless people in the Downtown Eastside — had to turn away people seeking shelter from the cold streets because city and fire inspectors began enforcing the building’s occupancy limit of 240 people. “The consequence was that … [Read more...]

Park board investigates after eight-year-old boy left behind by day camp

An eight-year-old Vancouver boy found his own way home after getting left behind during a day camp outing on Granville Island on Tuesday.After discovering his campmates and supervisors had departed ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]

Vancouver voters leaning farther left, poll finds

Vancouver City Mayor, Gregor Robertson, along with other dignitaries arrive at the site of a ground breaking ceremony for the eight and largest of the 14 city sites designated for supportive housing ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]