January 23, 2018

Prominent couple sued

A prominent Vancouver couple is being taken to court by a landscaping business. Businessman and former pro football player David Sidoo and his wife Manjy are named as defendants in the suit. Angel Ridge Landscape claims that in March 2012, it agreed to construct garden beds, fencing, and stairs, among other things at the Sidoos' home. The company … [Read more...]

The Education Community is mourning the death of a prominent Vancouver Early Learning expert

A UBC researcher and expert in early learning has passed away. Vancouver School Board Chair Patti Bacchus says Dr. Clyde Hertzman was a leader in research and education regarding the impacts of poverty on early learning -- and on early childhood education in general. She says Hertzman was well-known to everyone in the educational community. "And I … [Read more...]

Assault charges dropped against prominent lawyer

Assault charges laid against a prominent Vancouver lawyer last fall have now been dropped. Terry La Liberte was arrested in Gastown on November 21st. Witnesses reported he was shouting at a woman when two men intervened. Neil Mackenzie with the criminal justice branch explains why the case is not being pursued. "In this particular case, taking into … [Read more...]