February 25, 2018

Another poll suggests budget did little for BC Liberals

If the latest Angus Reid poll is accurate, the BC Liberals have stalled and the throne speech and budget have not helped them catch up to the NDP. Says pollster Mario Canseco: “If anything, there's a little bit of a jump for the NDP on some of the issues, particularly Adrian Dix being seen as a better economic manager than Christy … [Read more...]

Liberals and NDP find a little common ground on electoral reform ideas

The NDP and the Liberals seem to be on the same page with their reaction to at least one  electoral reform idea tabled by independent mla's. Deputy Premier, Rich Coleman, didn't seem willing to open the door to Elections BC having a role in party leadership races. "Well I don't really have a comment on it becasue you know that comes up every … [Read more...]

Charter bus company saying little after Oregon crash

They have yet to publicly comment after one of their buses crashed off a highway in Oregon last weekend and killed nine people.   But now, a letter, on behalf of the Coquitlam company involved. Calls to Mi Joo Travel go to a voicemail message that provides few details after Sunday's crash. "If you have an urgent matter, please contact ... … [Read more...]

Advanced Education Minister saying little about job action

As faculty and unionized staff strike at Vancouver Community College and BCIT,  the minister responsible is saying little. Advanced Education Minister John Yap calls the job action just another part of the bargaining process. But when asked if the government will consider recent deals reached with university staff as a pattern for colleges, … [Read more...]

SO MUCH DATA, TOO LITTLE ANALYSIS: Improve profitability with business analytics

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Micron’s RealSSD P320h PCI Express SSD gets reviewed: wildly fast, but a little unstable

"Taking one's sweet time" just took on an entirely new meaning. Well over a year after Micron first introduced its RealSSD P320h PCI Express SSD, the aforesaid device is finally hitting the general availability stage. And with that, the flood of reviews begins. What sets this guy apart right out of the box is its native stature; much like Fusion-io … [Read more...]

How about a little wildfire with your turkey

It's not often that forest fires are a big concern at Thanksgiving.  But the coastal fire centre says continuing dry weather means high to extreme fire danger throughout the lower mainland and Southern Vancouver island.   The centre says fuels on the forest floor are very dry, and warm breezy days with no precipitation will not lower … [Read more...]

Little Mountain residents fight eviction

Tenants at four social housing units at Little Mountain face a possible shuffle at the end of the month.B.C. Housing says they will find a temporary home for those residents while their new social housing is developed on the site.Advocate David Chudnovsky says there's no point in the tenants moving twice, though. "The city says the first phase has … [Read more...]

Little School that could loses principal

Parents at David Livingstone Elementary are upset about the District changing principals at their, "little school that could" PAC spokesperson Sharon Jacobs says 12 year principal David Brook is being moved out as the Vancouver School District makes some changes.  Jacobs says the administrative shuffle affecting staff across the district is a … [Read more...]

“Little Shop of Horrors” Remade Again

Update: Heat Vision adds that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is helping develop the project with an eye to starring as Seymour. "Glee" co-producer and "Carrie" remake scribe Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is in early negotiations to pen the latest incarnation of "Little Shop of Horrors" for Warner Bros. Pictures reports Variety. Roger Corman helmed the original … [Read more...]