February 21, 2018

Developer responds to former Prime Minister’s law suit

The developers of a new residential highrise in downtown Vancouver have filed a response to legal action being taken by a former Prime Minister - who wants her money back. A day after it was revealed Kim Campbell is one of more than a dozen buyers suing the builders of the Hotel Georgia, they've denied any wrongdoing. Documents filed in … [Read more...]

Former Prime Minister suing Vancouver developer

A former prime minister is now one of more than a dozen buyers suing the developers of a high-end Vancouver highrise that was supposed to be ready for occupancy last year. Kim Campbell was one of the first to buy a condo at the new Hotel Georgia when plans were announced in 2007. She made a 368-thousand dollar deposit and was promised her … [Read more...]

Prime Minister standing firm on Kits coast guard decision

Supporters of the Kitsilano Coast Guard base are hoping to attract the attention of the Prime Minister while he's in Metro Vancouver. Mike Cotter is the general manger of the Jericho Sailing centre. "I want to tell him that Vancouver's marine, transportation, industrial and recreational communities, along with all of our other elected officials … [Read more...]

Vancouver city council demands meeting with the Prime Minister over Coast Guard cuts

Vancouver city council has passed a motion, calling for a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss the pending closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard base.  Mayor Gregor Robertson says there's a good chance lives will be lost if operations are re-located to the base in Richmond.  "As elected officials, we must continue to … [Read more...]

Prime Minister doesn’t take questions at Surrey event

The Prime Minister invited media to the ranch of Senator Gerry St Germain but declined to allow reporters to ask any questions on Monday.  The event was to wish St Germain well as he retires as a Senator this fall.  "Gerry as you know one of the few Canadians , few British Columbians, to have sat in both houses of parliament even before … [Read more...]

ASUS Transformer Prime TF700T showing ‘in stock’ at Office Depot, days before scheduled US release

July 16th? Why wait? A full three days prior to the previously scheduled US release date, ASUS' Transformer Prime TF700T is showing as "in stock" right now from Office Depot. For those who've managed to forget about it's amenities since its original unveiling some six months ago, this one's packing a 10.1-inch (1,920 x 1,200) display, Android 4.0, … [Read more...]

The Prime Minister and BC’s Premier toured the new look Science World today.

The work isn't completed yet, but Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Premier Christy Clark were all smiles as they toured Vancouver's newly-renovated Science World.  Ottawa and Victoria each contributed $ 10.5 million to the $ 35 million regeneration project.  Upgrades include extra gallery space, a new lobby and an 11,000 square foot … [Read more...]

HTC Ignite and Prime surface on Dutch e-tailer, may indeed be coming soon

Second time's a charm? Here's hoping. Just months after seeing the so-called HTC Ignite and Prime surface alongside the Pyramid (which already launched as the Sensation 4G), it seems as if the remaining duo have found a home over at The Phone House. For those unaware, that's the Dutch version of the UK's Carphone Warehouse, a top-tier mobile shop … [Read more...]