November 20, 2017

Four years since murder of Wendy Ladner-Beaudry

Wednesday marks four years since a member of a prominent Vancouver family was murdered in Pacific Spirit Park near UBC. Police are still working to solve the case and will mark the anniversary along with the family of Wendy Ladner-Beaudry. It was a murder that stunned the city. Just meters from the entrance to Pacific Spirit Park near 41st and … [Read more...]

Michael Dunahee disappeared 22 years ago today

It's been 22 years since four-year old Michael Dunahee went missing in Victoria, and police in the province's capital say their investigation remains active. It was a case that captured the attention of the province. A young boy seemingly disappearing into the ether just metres from his parents. Now on the 22nd anniversary of Dunahee's … [Read more...]

New Year’s celebration could be in Vancouver’s future

Vancouver City Council has voted to forge ahead on an official New Years Eve event to be held in the downtown core.  NPA Councillor George Affleck tabled the motion to try and hold a world class new year's event in Vancouver.  "I am hopeful that as was mentioned by a couple councillors the wheels are already in motion behind the scenes so … [Read more...]

Vigil being held in memory of three farmworkers killed 3 years ago

It's been just over six years since three farm workers were killed when an overloaded van crashed near Abbotsford. And today, a candlelight vigil will be held in their memory.  BC Federation Of Labour president Jim Sinclair says, a model of a monument will be unveiled by the families of the women illed, "It's a beautiful tribute, I think when … [Read more...]

Teacher barred from classrooms for 15 years

A Vancouver teacher who admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with a student, could one day be allowed to teach again. Although James Martin McGeough engaged in unprofessional conduct with a female student, B.C.'s Teacher Regulation Branch has ruled he can be re-certified to teach after 15 years. The married math teacher admits he had an … [Read more...]

This Year’s Superbowl Film Commercials

This year's Superbowl is over, and the film-related commercials have all gone online. This year's batch included the very first look at "Fast & Furious 6," and an extended look at "Iron Man 3" which is mostly based around one impressive action scene: Then there's the most interesting trailer so far for Disney's "The Lone Ranger," and only … [Read more...]

To Do: Plan Next Year’s Antarctic Cruise Now

Make the trek to Earth’s South Pole and explore the wild, gorgeous wonders of Antarctica via expedition cruise ship. Here's why you should plan for next year...now. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Abbotsford Police kept busy New Year’s night

Abbotsford Police say they caught a few drivers who chose to drink and get behind the wheel  after New Year’s celebrations. Constable Ian MacDonald says they used roving patrols on New Year’s night to nab the drunk drivers.  "It was probably less than a dozen total. That would include twenty-four hour suspensions. We didn't … [Read more...]

Man celebrates New Year’s Eve in jail after robbing Burnaby gas station

A 23-year-old man is spending the first day of 2013 in jail after stealing a few cases of red bull from a Burnaby gas station. RCMP Staff Sergeant Steve Crawford says the man kicked out windows at the Chevron on Canada Way just after 11 on New Year’s Eve, claiming he had a gun. "Integrated lower mainland police dog service attended along with … [Read more...]

Best New Year’s Resolution Trips

The start of a new year is a time for reflection and resolutions. We don't know about you, but we like making promises we can keep by criss-crossing the globe! Here are our resolutions...in vacation form. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]