February 25, 2018

Premier says few options left to re-open Kits Coast Guard base

Premier Christy Clark held a teleconference in her riding of Vancouver Point Grey where she told constituents that the closing of the Kitsilano Coast Guard base is the biggest issue locally. Clark says she pressed federal Natural Resources minister Joe Oliver on the Monday over the sudden closing of Kits base. "And I said to him you know minister … [Read more...]

Wards reopen at Royal Columbian Hospital

Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster has reopened all of its wards closed last week because of a norovirus outbreak. Meanwhile, a ward at Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody remains closed because of the contagious virus, but it could reopen later today. Similar outbreaks have been reported at Vancouver General Hospital, Lion's Gate Hospital … [Read more...]

Robson Street beside Art Gallery to reopen to traffic

It is official, the now closed 800-block Robson Street will be re-opened to car and bus traffic Saturday.  City Councillor Andrea Reimer says after hearing from thousands of people they voted to re-open the route.  However Reimer says, Robson Street could be closed again in the future, possibly for good, "So we asked staff to continue to … [Read more...]

West End MLA happy Robson Street soon to re-open

The MLA for Vancouver’s West End says it is about time the city re-opened a part of Robson Street to car and bus traffic. The NDP's Spencer Chandra-Herbert says he's lobbied city and council on behalf of West End residents who are tired of being on buses routing around the closure.  "It sounds like the city is finally hearing that and … [Read more...]

Neon Museum to (Re)Open: A Tribute to Vegas’s Past

Few people go to Vegas for the rich history of Sin City. But when its put on display like this, you can count us in. The Neon Museum is set to officially open, showcasing the neon history of the Strip. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Blenz to reopen Friday at noon

A Vancouver business shut down by Stanley Cup rioters and looters is re-opening at noon Friday. The Blenz Coffee Shop at 495-west Georgia has been closed since it was raided on June 15th. Company President George Moen says property damage exceeded 100-thousand dollars, "The major equipment, some of it was completely damaged, had to be … [Read more...]