September 21, 2017

TV News: Zombieland, Once, Hotel, Queen

Zombieland The first photo and poster have been released for Amazon Studios' "Zombieland" which was given a pilot order earlier this week. Filming is already under way on the episode which stars Kirk Ward, Maiara Walsh, Tyler Ross and Izabela Vidovic. If given a series order, the show will air on Amazon's Instant Video service. Once: … [Read more...]

Vancouver: Fun city once more

It looks like chances are improving for Vancouver hosting a New Years' celebration again.  NPA Vancouver Councilor George Affleck is pushing Council to revisit the idea saying it's time for an event allowing people to ring in the New Year downtown.  Mayor Gregor Robertson was asked if the city will move on the idea, "Well, we have … [Read more...]

Chilliwack water e-coli free once again

The City of Chilliwack says the drinking water in the community is now free of any e-coli contamination after a positive test result yesterday.  Mayor Sharon Gaetz says re-testing results have come back. "The result is a big fat zero." But Gaetz says while the water is now fine they will still launch an investigation to determine how it tested … [Read more...]

BC Place Stadium bill getting a once over

The pricey tab to renovate BC Place Stadium is about to get a going over by BC's Auditor General.   NDP Tourism Critic Spencer Chandra-Herbert says he has recieved a letter from Auditor General John Doyle after asking his office to launch an audit into BC Place costs. "They are going to do a fact finding exercise look at the budgets, … [Read more...]

Once again, UGM makes a difference

A Christmas block party and dinner has fed more than two-thousand people on Vancouver's downtown eastside. The annual event is hosted by the Union Gospel Mission and Glowbal (sic) Restaurants. J. Stewart with the UGM says there were a lot of heavy hearts on the day the report from BC's  Missing Women Inquiry was released, "But something … [Read more...]

Once again, dealing with Government is not easy

The Province quietly tabled the transition rules to return to the Provincial Sales Tax when the HST is phased out at the end of March next year.  The 22 page document is pitched as a general description of the transition rules to re-institute the PST.  It, in essence, runs through a variety of scenarios for services which, with rare … [Read more...]

“Prometheus” Once Had Facehuggers

While Damon Lindelof is the one most credited with the final result that was "Prometheus", at one time the film was very much an "Alien" prequel with a script by Jon Spaihts that initially got Ridley Scott excited about the project. Now, in an extensive interview with Empire, Spaihts reveals that the infamous 'facehuggers' from the "Alien" films … [Read more...]

Highway 1 once again open to all lanes

Good news for drivers near the Port Mann Bridge, crews have finished their work early - and all lanes have been re-opened around the Cape Horn Interchange. Traffic had been reduced to one-lane in each direction, as crews continue to prepare the area around the new bridge. The new Port Mann is slated to open in December, and officials say the vast … [Read more...]

Caza gets out of jail once again

He has been the subject of repeated police warnings. Now, a chronic offender is going to be released from jail again. Prolific offender Tracy Lloyd Caza will be released from jail today, after being sentenced to six months time served for his convictions of common assault and drug possession. It’s the 100th conviction for the 51 year old, … [Read more...]

Daughter once hated her mom for being killed

VANCOUVER - Angel Wolfe told the missing women's inquiry that she once hated her mother for dying in such a notorious way.Her mother, Brenda Wolfe, was one of six women serial killer Robert Pickton was convicted of killing in 2007.Wolfe, now 18, told the inquiry she was just six when she last saw her mother and eight years old when police visited … [Read more...]