February 20, 2018

U.S. court finds against BC Hydro in massive lawsuit

BC Hydro officials say they plan to appeal a U.S. court ruling that has ordered them to pay $ 265 million. A California judge has ruled Hydro’s Powerex subsidiary manipulated markets during the state’s energy crisis in 2000. In a statement, Powerex chief legal officer John Irving says: "We see this latest decision involving 16 energy … [Read more...]

Massive “Hobbit” BTS Photo Gallery

Comic Book Movie has created a highly impressive and extremely extensive gallery compiling over 150 behind-the-scenes images from Peter Jackson's upcoming "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey". Be sure to check their site for a few more shots which didn't make the gallery below Dark Horizons - News … [Read more...]

Infrastructure at risk with massive earthquake

One of the biggest questions when it comes to an earthquake is whether infrastructure would survive the "big one".S.F.U. geologist Brent Ward says apartment buildings with concrete or wood construction would likely withstand shaking, as would single-family homes.But older buildings, like St. Paul's Hospital, probably wouldn't. "There's been a lot … [Read more...]

Massive fire in Maple Ridge

Major fire burning in Maple Ridge right now. At least four homes are going up in flames in the Silver Ridge development. Scott Newman took a look at the fire from the CKNW Eye in the Sky. "There is one two, three, four houses still in flames, big smoke coming out of Maple Ridge...fire crews aren't spraying it--this is too much to even bother with … [Read more...]

Massive fire along East Broadway

A massive fire has left fire crews scrambing to contain flames at a two-storey commericial building in the Mount Pleasant area. The blaze broke out around 8:00pm Friday at the corner of Broadway and Brunswick Street. The building houses a Vietnamese restaurant and supermarket. The fire grew to three-alarms, with flames clearly visible through the … [Read more...]

“Thor” Filming Reveals Massive Battle

Shooting began in Bourne Wood, Surrey on Monday for Marvel's much anticipated sequel "Thor: The Dark World". The Daily Mail has posted some truly impressive set photos of a massive army battle underway replete with explosions, warriors on horseback and elaborate armour. Jaimie Alexander’s Sif character is seen in the first round of photos … [Read more...]

BCGEU off the hook for massive fines

BC's largest public sector union has successfully appealed a multi million dollar fine levied by Elections BC.  The BC Government and Service Employees' Union won't have to pay $ 3.2 million for ads it ran during two recent byelection campaigns.  Elections BC claimed the union overspent advertising limits by hundreds of thousands of … [Read more...]

Cracked rail blamed for massive Skytrain delays

We now know the cause of big delays on Skytrain early this morning. Skytrain spokesperson Jennifer Siddon says you can blame a cracked rail, just east of Metrotown station. Technicians spotted it during routine maintenance overnight. "Unfortunately, we weren't able to finish the work before start of service. So we did have some single tracking in … [Read more...]

Coquitlam cops prepared to shut down massive house party

Coquitlam RCMP have got wind of a big house party planned for Friday in the Como Lake Village area. Constable Michelle Luca says the so-called Project X party won't be going ahead after over 1000 people were invited via social media. "Any time you get a large number of people together, you never know what's going to happen. And that's our largest … [Read more...]

Massive “Thor” Sequence To Shoot In Surrey

With Marvel's upcoming "Thor: The Dark World" to start filming soon, word has leaked out through Surrey Community (via CBM) about one potential major sequence to be filmed for a project dubbed "Thursday Mourning" which is thought to be a codename for the "Thor" sequel. Here's an excerpt from a letter sent to residents around the Bourne Wood area … [Read more...]