February 19, 2018

BC Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit conference could be to do with Kelowna shooting

More details are emerging about a BC Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit news conference Monday announcing a significant development in a gang murder investigation. The unit says no other details are being provided before then. But the murder investigation they're referring to could be a 2011 Kelowna gang shooting in broad daylight outside a … [Read more...]

Community centres hold special public meeting as they continue to protest revenue sharing

Some Vancouver Community Centres are not giving up their fight against the City's Park Board plan to centralizing surplus funding. Hillcrest Community Association is holding a special community meeting on the decision Monday, and have invited the entire park board. Association Chair Jesse Johl says the plan to spread revenue to community centres in … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Expert: Dining, Special Needs, and More

This is it. Your kids want to go to Disney and you want to give them those lifelong memories. But it's a big park and there's lots to know before you go. Don't fret, we've got an expert on the case. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Doyle slams special committee

Auditor-General John Doyle says it's premature to consider a proposal to extend his term by two years, since that recommendation has not yet been approved by the provincial legislature. But Doyle criticized the special committee that has been wrestling with the issue for several weeks, saying the process should have been handled better and has been … [Read more...]

Jeff Nichols Serves A “Midnight Special”

He wowed us in 2011 with "Take Shelter," and has scored strong reviews for his new film "Mud" this week at Sundance. Now, filmmaker Jeff Nichols says he's currently working on two scripts, one of which is for a new film called "Midnight Special". He said in an interview the other day: "I won’t talk too much about it now, other than to say I kind … [Read more...]

Missing Women Special Report [audio]

In late December, nearly 11 years after serial killer Robert Pickton was finally stopped, BC's missing women commissioner published his findings. Oppal made 65 recommendations. Listen to CKNW reporter Marcella Bernardo's special reports below. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Two arrested by BC’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit

Two men were arrested in Langley Friday afternoon for allegedly breaching their firearm prohibitions. The BC Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says the 31-year-old and 25-year-old have gang ties and are known to police. They will remain in custody awaiting charges. Two other men were arrested in the Walnut Grove neighbourhood near 90th a … [Read more...]

“Doctor Who” Xmas Special Final Trailer

The BBC have released the final trailer for the upcoming 2012 "Doctor Who" Christmas special "The Snowmen". The special is scheduled to air on the BBC and BBC American on Christmas Day. Though Jenna-Louise Coleman appeared in the season premiere as a different character, this will mark her first appearance as the new companion Clara. Also, Ian … [Read more...]

Special on/off ramps may use extra gasoline?

HOV commuters who use the 152nd Street on and off ramp will not get special discount rates for using the new Port Mann Bridge.  Port Mann Highway One project spokesperson Max Logan says the problem is the on and off ramps at 152nd Street pass under the camera gantry. Logan says to get the discount, you must be in the HOV lane when you go … [Read more...]

“Doctor Who” Xmas Special Trailer, Prequel

The Christmas special of "Doctor Who" is scheduled to air Christmas Day in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Now, both a new promo trailer and a special prequel minisode have gone up for the special which which will be entitled "The Snowmen". The upcoming episode introduces Jenna-Louise Coleman as the Doctor's new companion Clara, … [Read more...]