January 23, 2018

We’re asking for salmon trouble, says biologist

A noted salmon activist is touring with a new documentary she says spells out the cover up of dangerous viruses in farmed salmon.  Alexandra Morton says fish farming and aquaculture is not bad, but putting them in the ocean on salmon migration routes could lead to disaster, "It is risky to allow pathogens to get into a feedlot and pour out. I … [Read more...]

More trouble for man accused of pimping children

A Vancouver man facing close to 40 charges linked to the sex trafficking of teenage girls is in more trouble with the law. Reza Moazami is accused of contacting one of his alleged victims -- something a judge ordered him not to do. Vancouver Police arrested the 28-year old ten days ago. He's now charged with breaching a court order and obstruction … [Read more...]

Missing man from Abbotsford may be in trouble

Abbotsford Police are searching for an 18 year old man who disappeared last night under suspicious circumstances. Sayed Mohsin Shah made a panicked phone call to a friend shortly after leaving his home in the Blueridge Drive area around 7pm. Before the conversation was cut off, he reported he was in trouble and pleaded with his friend to call his … [Read more...]

Skytrain trouble

Trouble on Skytrain and Translink is telling Surrey commuters to get to the stations early. Due to a mechanical issue, Skytrain is running reduced service - running single-track, alternating directions, between 22nd St Station and Metrotown. The Millennium Line is running separately, between VCC-Clark and Columbia and turning back. Additional … [Read more...]

Bradley Cooper Scores “Blood” & “Trouble”

Bradley Cooper is in negotiations to star in "Disappearance of Alice Creed" helmer J. Blakeson's romantic crime thriller "Bad Blood and Trouble" at MRC says The Hollywood Reporter. The Miami-set story follows a detective who falls in love with a married woman, a woman whose husband is being headhunted by a number of criminals in town. Adrian … [Read more...]

More trouble brewing over the Marpole Midden

Members of the Musqueam band are threatening to escalate their protest over a housing project on top of an ancient burial ground in Vancouver.  Work permits set to expire Wednesday have been extended to September 15th.  Sparking anger from Rhiannon Bennett, one of the protesters camping out at the site below the Arthur Laing … [Read more...]

Cariboo North Independant MLA Bob Simpson says there is big trouble ahead for Forestry.

A government report obtained by independent MLA Bob Simpson is warning of up to 12,000 lost jobs in the interior forest industry over the next five years as timber killed by the mountain pine beetle is exhausted.  And Simpson says this should come as no surprise to the BC Liberals.  Simpson said "everybody's known that, for ten years, … [Read more...]

So far no snow trouble for city crews in Vancouver tonight.

It's been a busy day for City of Vancouver crews responsible for clearing snow off the roads.  Street operations manager Murray Wightman says no major problems are expected tonight.  He says "Well, so far, so good. We're driving on bare asphalt right now on all the majors and bus routes.  The main concern more than anything is the … [Read more...]

Engine trouble scrubs two B.C. ferry sailings

VANCOUVER - BC Ferries has cancelled two Friday morning sailings of the Queen of Oak Bay after the vessel had engine trouble while travelling between Nanaimo and the Mainland, Thursday evening.Passenger Ryan Mackenzie says the ferry came to an abrupt stop and fire alarms began to sound as smoke seeped upward from the engine room.There was no fire, … [Read more...]