September 25, 2017

Minister says cell phones are a fact of life for users

BC's Attorney-General says the current laws aren't working but she will not allow police to seize cell phones to crack down on distracted driving. The BC Chiefs of Police Association is kicking around a few ideas to reduce distracted driving including the seizure of cell phones from repeat offenders.  Shirley Bond however, says that won't … [Read more...]

Life in prison for West End killer

At the sentencing today for the man who brutally murdered another man in the West End in 2004, BC Supreme Court heard tragic impact statements from the victim's family. Doreen Rozen said she will be eternally grateful for having her son Marc for 38 year, but  lives with agony beyond compare since his death. Rozen's dad spoke of surviving the … [Read more...]

No layoffs planned as Life Labs agrees to purchase BC Biomedical Labs

Two of the Province's medical labs could be merging after Life Labs made an offer to buyout BC Biomedical. Managing Director of BC Biomedical Doug Buchanan says the purchase is subject to various regulatory approvals, but the deal could go through by this spring. "Together the two organizations have an ability to position with government, and make … [Read more...]

Script News: Impostor, Empire, Life

The Impostor’s Daughter Zambry Films has picked up the film rights to the 2010 graphic novel "The Impostor’s Daughter". Marshall Lewy ("California Solo") will pen the script with the intent to direct. The story tracks journalist Laurie Sandell’s discovery that all the amazing adventures and run-ins with the rich and famous her father told her … [Read more...]

Avalanche claims a life in BC’s north country

The Coroners Service says one person is dead following an avalanche in the BC's northwest. Coroner Barb McLintock says it took place in a remote area and the closest community is Stewart.     McLintock says two people from an industrial camp were working when the avalanche hit. She says one person escaped but the other did not, … [Read more...]

Wife-killer sentenced to life in prison

Life in prison with no chance of freedom for 14 years. That's the sentence for a Coquitlam man who murdered the mother of his two sons last year. James Mou has been sentenced following a two-day hearing in New Westminster's BC Supreme Court. Earlier this week, the 36 year old, originally charged with first degree murder, pleaded guilty to the … [Read more...]

Hughes Helming “Bittersweet Life” Remake

Allen Hughes will direct a remake of 2005 Korean crime drama "A Bittersweet Life" at Fox and New Regency reports Deadline. The story follows an enforcer charged with escorting the young mistress of the crime boss. He's under orders to kill her and her lover should he discover her having an affair. Instead he beats up the lover and, now smitten … [Read more...]

Traveler’s Meditation: On Reaching Life in the Rainforest

Journalist and author Scott Wallace has been treading where few dare—in the deep depths of the Amazon, in search of a tribe known as the Arrow People. Here, his meditation on what it took, and what came from the adventure. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

09/09/2012 – The BC Lung Association’s Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath

What: 2 Days. 200km White Rock to Cultus Lake When: Saturday, September 8 to Sunday September 9, 2012 Who: 350+ riders of all ages! Summary: Twenty-eight years ago a handful of cycling enthusiasts came together to ride in support of lung health and clean air with no idea of the tradition they were about to start! Today, the BC Lung Association’s … [Read more...]

09/08/2012 – The BC Lung Association’s Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath

What: 2 Days. 200km White Rock to Cultus Lake When: Saturday, September 8 to Sunday September 9, 2012 Who: 350+ riders of all ages! Summary: Twenty-eight years ago a handful of cycling enthusiasts came together to ride in support of lung health and clean air with no idea of the tradition they were about to start! Today, the BC Lung Association’s … [Read more...]