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"30.04.2017 07:03:00" vancouversun.com ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen: A little something sweet — simple cupcakes for any celebration Sweeten up your next celebration with these simple homemade creations. Cupcakes may not be as on-trend as donuts and cream puffs these days, but they are so delightful that it's impossible to say no.
"30.04.2017 06:16:00" vancouversun.com Soak it all in: Overwater suites in Jamaica offer magical Caribbean getaway It wasn't the chilled Champagne. It wasn't the hammock suspended over the lagoon. And it wasn't the see-through glass floor in my room that allowed me to peer down into the warm Caribbean.
"30.04.2017 05:34:00" vancouversun.com Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new book "I needed to pour my heart out on everything," the 67-year-old Jenner told The Associated Press of the book. "What I was trying to accomplish is, one, get it all out for myself, so there was no other secrets left, but two, it was the way I dealt with Caitlyn Jenner opened up this week about her frank new memoir detailing her now two-year-old transition and the bumps along the way, including her three failed marriages, thoughts of suicide while she was relentlessly pursued by paparazzi, and, finally,
"30.04.2017 05:00:00" vancouversun.com A snapshot of Trump's first 100 days: summarized in numbers WASHINGTON — In his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump has produced hundreds of tweets, fired scores of rockets at Syria, signed dozens of executive orders, made one big move on the Supreme Court and signed no major legislation. What has he done, exactly?
"30.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. election 2017: Non-resident patients skip out on $75 million in hospital bills Non-resident patients have stuck B.C. health authorities with $75 million in unpaid hospital and ambulance bills over the last five years, according to figures given to Postmedia New… Our reporter put the question of how big a concern the unpaid medical bills of non-residents should be to the B.C. Liberal and NDP campaigns.
"30.04.2017 03:25:00" vancouversun.com Meals wheeled to your door: Metro startups take care of the shopping, cooking There are a dozen or more Vancouver startups that shop for food, prepare meals and deliver them to your door. Some companies will just do your shopping, while others will send food and a chef or nu… Another way to defer the stress of urban living. Would you consider this service?
"30.04.2017 02:02:06" vancouversun.com Ed Willes: Hard-luck Canucks take another Draft Lottery gut-punch Unlike the emotions for Vancouver Canucks' fans, the math around Saturday's draft lottery was relatively uncomplicated. Canucks fans, you're used to this by now, right?
"30.04.2017 02:00:00" vancouversun.com This Week in History: 1945-2017 The Most Beautiful Animal in the World emerges in the Sun's archives Last week, I went into The Sun's photo archives to look for some Grateful Dead photos. Oddly, there weren't any shots of Jerry Garcia in the Dead file. John Mackie: "I am constantly amazed at the gems tucked away in those files, waiting to be rediscovered. The Ava Gardner pic is a perfect example — it probably hasn't seen the light of day since it was published in 1945."
"30.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Liberals promise to halt Vancouver's natural gas ban The B.C. Liberals used the election campaign Saturday to pick a new fight with the City of Vancouver, saying if re-elected they'll strip the city of its powers to restrict natural-gas use in n… Andrew Wilkinson, Liberal candidate for Vancouver-Quilchena, said a Liberal government would change the legislation that lets the city set its own building code, called the Vancouver Charter, and remove its ability to crackdown on the use of fossil fuels
"30.04.2017 00:25:00" vancouversun.com Conjure up some dessert magic with coconut, lemon and a little bit of tenderness These two simple desserts — coconut lemon "Impossible Pie" and coffee caramel "Magic Cake" — form perfect layers as they bake
"29.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Star attractions: There are a few ways to guarantee you experience movie magic in glitzy Los Angeles “Hollywood is make-believe, and costume design is to make you believe.” Many Los Angeles visitors hope for a celebrity sighting during their stay. But even if you're not lucky enough to have a real-life star encounter, there are other ways to experience movie — and TV — magic.
"29.04.2017 23:00:00" vancouversun.com A cook's guide to the world's diners, cafes and bistros I like a big first bite. I like sauce, gravy, broth and spicy heat. Give me the satisfying slurp of soft tofu, the chew of crusty bread and the salty, crispy edges of just about anything and I will… The amazing thing is that no matter where you go in the world, there is a local equivalent of the classic diner, busy, informal and slinging the food that real people really want to eat.
"29.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Stunning medieval city of Bruges offers Canadians a unique attraction in 'Bison Bridge' The core is laced with canals and they pass under some bridges that are 700-years-old. Bruges' renowned Gothic architecture was left almost unscathed by the Second World War and today, the best way to see it is by boat.
"29.04.2017 21:25:00" vancouversun.com Thai family mourns 11-month-old girl hanged by father on Facebook Live before he killed himself The video livestreamed Monday evening showed Wuttisan Wongtalay, 20, killing his daughter by hanging her at an abandoned hotel before killing himself Mourners buried the girl along with some of her toys in the grounds of a temple Saturday on the southern island of Phuket. Friends and family had to support her grieving mother, 21-year-old Chiranut Trairat, as she stood crying at the graveside.
"29.04.2017 20:40:00" vancouversun.com Self-proclaimed psychic gets 8-year sentence for $1 million scam to protect clients from dark forces In an audio tape, a former client can be heard asking Gina Miller what would happen if she could not make payments. 'Your grandson would die,' Miller responds Defence attorney Louis Carlozzi said Miller's fortune telling was a part of her Romani culture, and she “took it a step too far.” But prosecutors described Miller as “a con artist.”
"29.04.2017 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington and… "I don't think anybody has done what we've been able to do in 100 days."
"29.04.2017 19:10:00" vancouversun.com Doctor says suspension over using pen and paper 'a moment of pride' A Nanaimo doctor suspended for defying an Island Health order to use a new software, says he was acting to protect his patients' safety. Mitenko said orders made using the software have been deleted, modified, transferred or delayed. The software has also been criticized by staff for being too cumbersome and taking time away from patient care.
"29.04.2017 18:25:00" vancouversun.com Love, murder and a mystery: Unlikely friendship springs from 1968 Vancouver killing Nearly four decades after the murder of Vancouver teenager Linda Wood, her killer's brother and her only sister have come together to seek understanding and forge an unlikely friendship. “Dealing with the secrets, learning the truth, talking openly has been therapeutic for me. I came close to winding up like my dad and my brother.”
"29.04.2017 17:40:00" vancouversun.com Up to 100,000 people expected to assemble for Climate March on Washington in sweltering heat The motivation is clear: Trump has taken many actions to weaken environmental protections of air and water and to enable fossil fuel exploitation on public lands and waters The climate event differs from last week's March for Science – only 1 out of 8 planned contingents will feature scientific researchers. The rest will include labor activists, indigenous peoples already facing severe effects from climate change, and
"29.04.2017 17:00:00" vancouversun.com Harjit Sajjan the soldier wouldnt have claimed credit, top NATO officer says Sajjan apologized Thursday to those who served with him in Afghanistan after his claim to have been the mastermind of Medusa was criticized 'as a bald-faced lie' Lt.-Col. Shane Schreiber (ret.) said, “Harj the soldier probably would not have said that. Harj the politician did, thinking that he could get away with it. When you are careless with words as a politician that can haunt you.” Sajjan apologized Thursday.
"29.04.2017 16:30:06" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Fears of a Green surge, or vote splitting, keep rivals scrambling When the final count was completed in Saanich North and the Islands last election, voters in the riding north of the capital had done something unusual. In a polarized province, where most constituencies in most elections are decided in two-way fights between the parties of left and right, Saanich North had delivered up a rare three-way fight.
"29.04.2017 15:30:00" vancouversun.com Coronation Street's Chris Gascoyne on being Barlow: 'It's bad decisions' When Peter Barlow swung back onto Coronation Street last fall, viewers knew they'd be in for a new roller-coaster ride with the cobbles' charming but feckless underachiever. “The best fans are in Canada and I'm not just saying that because I'm coming to Canada. Everybody who has done the Canadian tour or been to Canada will tell you that.”
"29.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com 'Linda got along with everybody': A long path to peace over Vancouver's Project kids murder Roger Williams, who grew up on Rupert Street, and Linda Wood of Falaise Place were two Project kids running in Renfrew Heights. A wartime fling. An out-of-place brother. A girlfriend. A murder.
And a far-away family, linked by an "unusual journey of healing."
"29.04.2017 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Juice Beauty: Skin care in the raw Do you know what's lurking in your beauty cabinet? Juice Beauty, which launched in Canada last year, has some famous fans, including Gwyneth Paltrow.
"29.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Ontko eager to show Lions what idol Bighill taught him about toughness If Cameron Ontko reminds you of Adam Bighill this coming B.C. Lions season, it's completely intentional. “He's someone that I can go to about anything. He's a true role model in my life.He taught me how to pay attention to detail, put in the work and trust the process.”
"29.04.2017 06:00:00" vancouversun.com "Barbarous acts of cruelty": U.K. jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeries 'Paterson was a controlling bully, who played God with people's lives so he could live a luxurious lifestyle' “Why would anyone in their right mind do operations to people knowing that they didn't need them?”
"29.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Opinion: A failed B.C. emergency response, and the dying continues It has been a year since the chief medical health officer for B.C., Dr. Perry Kendall, declared a state of emergency over the province's overdose crisis. "If today's crisis was tuberculosis or an Ebola epidemic the response would have been very different." Do you agree?
"29.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com The Home Front: Bathing beauties Current bathroom design reflects bigger, global trends, says Ingolf Matthee, president of Dornbracht Americas. Renovating a bathroom? From small pedestal sinks to luxurious shower stalls, here's what's trending in Vancouver and around the world.
"29.04.2017 04:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Advance polls open Saturday You may not be able to vote often, but you can vote early. Advance voting polls for the B.C. election open for the first time this weekend. Are you going to vote early or wait for election day?
"29.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com North Korean mid-range ballistic missile failed shortly after launch, South and U.S. say It was the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters North Korea routinely test-fires a variety of ballistic missiles, despite U.N. prohibitions, as part of its weapons development. While shorter-range missiles are somewhat routine, there is strong outside worry about each longer-range North Korean
"29.04.2017 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Andrew Coyne: Bernier seems like the dream Conservative candidate — so why does he make me nervous? People who have worked with Bernier express persistent doubts about his judgement and depth, quite beyond the famous case of the mislaid dossier There is still nearly a month to go in the campaign. The clear front-runner, after the sudden exit of Kevin O'Leary, Bernier has ample time to seal the deal — to show he has the personal qualities to go with his bold platform, writes our national
"29.04.2017 03:10:00" vancouversun.com Pet Therapy: Do therapy pets need their own therapy? This week, B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) received a $200,000 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada, to fund the expansion of their Dog Visitation Program. There is some controversy regarding the toll that therapy dog programs can take on the animals.
"29.04.2017 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Elon Musk casts an eye on the stars at TED Talks Technology visionary Elon Musk appeared before the TED Talks audience Friday in Vancouver to discuss a near future that includes unveiling a Tesla-branded, electric semi-truck and sending a self-dr… The titan of Tesla was in Vancouver on Friday to speak at TED
"29.04.2017 02:12:10" vancouversun.com Longtime Independent Soldier gangster Donnie Lyons back behind bars A longtime member of the Independent Soldiers gang is behind bars after allegedly carrying a firearm contrary to a court order. Sgt. Brenda Winpenny, of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, said Lyons was the subject of a drug investigation in Vernon when he was arrested on the gun charge.
"29.04.2017 01:40:00" vancouversun.com Pemberton Festival: Chance the Rapper, Muse, A Tribe Called Quest headline lineup Chicago hip-hop star Chance the Rapper, British melancholic rockers Muse and rap legends A Tribe Called Quest will headline this year's Pemberton Music Festival. Excited for Pemberton Music Festival?
"29.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Jason Botchford: Torts was right — the Canucks rebuild should have started years ago The Vancouver Canucks are talking rebuild, which is nice for the franchise, but raises an interesting and obvious question. Are you happy the Canucks finally say they're rebuilding? #sports
"29.04.2017 00:40:00" vancouversun.com Killed and injured workers remembered across B.C. Workers and their advocates gathered at ceremonies across B.C. on Friday to remember those who have died on the job or from occupational disease. Most work-related deaths were in the construction industry. Thirty people died in this sector last year.
"29.04.2017 00:04:50" vancouversun.com Tent city takes over Vancouver lot as activists seek to make homelessness an election issue Yet another tent city has taken over an empty Vancouver lot as activists continue pleas for government to act on the homelessness crisis. Maria Wallstam, an organizer with the Alliance Against Displacement, said people have grown tired of waiting on the government to supply more $375 shelter-rate units.
"28.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. leader says province would go it alone on coal ban if feds don't act BURNABY, B.C. -- British Columbia's Liberal leader says she would take steps to ban thermal coal shipments through the province if the federal government doesn't act during a fight over softwood lumber tariffs imposed by the United States. Christy Clark said the province could impose a heavy tax on coal shipments in an effort to stop them.
"28.04.2017 22:40:00" vancouversun.com Montreal yanks promotional video criticized for featuring whites only The two-minute video presents artists, painters, bagel makers and a cross-country skier on Mount Royal extolling the virtues of the city The city of Montreal has withdrawn and apologized for a promotional video it posted to social media meant to celebrate the city's cultural heritage that featured only white people.
"28.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Drunk driver gets over 8 years for killing three people near Pemberton VANCOUVER -- A British Columbia man who killed three people while driving drunk along a mountain highway has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison, minus the two years he has spen… Samuel Alec pleaded guilty last month to three counts of impaired driving causing death after he mowed down two cyclists who were out for a weekend ride north of Whistler in May 2015.
"28.04.2017 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Why the 'abortion pill' is set to shift the abortion paradigm across Canada Mifegymiso is a two-drug non-surgical option for early-term “medical” abortion An “abortion pill” that has been available since January is poised to shift the entire abortion paradigm.
"28.04.2017 21:20:00" vancouversun.com Were concussions behind Ernest Hemingway's suicide? Hemingway committed suicide with a shotgun in 1961 Ernest Hemingway's depression and psychosis were a textbook case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the brain disease caused by repeated blows to the head, according to an American forensic psychiatrist.
"28.04.2017 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling It's part of Trump's promise to unleash the nation's energy reserves in an effort to reduce reliance on foreign oil and to spur jobs Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at expanding drilling in the Arctic and opening other federal areas to oil and gas exploration.
"28.04.2017 20:55:12" business.financialpost.com Beyond fair trade: These bean-to-bar chocolate makers are upping the... The public's love affair with chocolate shows no signs of cooling. Small-scale makers are showing consumers they can good corporate citizens, even without certification. #business
"28.04.2017 20:50:46" business.financialpost.com As Trump hits 100 days, market euphoria is giving way to policy reality The President's 100-day action plan, as set out in his 'contract with the American voter,' gets an incomplete grade at best. #business
"28.04.2017 20:48:47" vancouversun.com Chance the Rapper, Muse, A Tribe Called Quest headline Pemberton Festival Chicago hip-hop star Chance the Rapper, British melancholic rockers Muse and rap legends A Tribe Called Quest will headline this year's Pemberton Music Festival. Excited about the Pemberton Music Festival lineup?
"28.04.2017 20:13:27" Live: B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver answers questions from our editorial board — and our readers — about the hot-button issues in the 2017 B.C. election.
"28.04.2017 20:08:35" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: 20 hot topics As advance polls open this weekend, we remind readers where the Liberals, NDP and Greens stand on 20 key issues. Are you among the undecided voters? As advance polls open this weekend, we look at where the Liberals, NDP Green stand on 20 hot-button issues in B.C.
"28.04.2017 19:40:00" vancouversun.com Opinion: Fracking is bad health policy Concerns about the health effects of 'fracking' — formally called hydraulic fracturing — are high, and Maryland has just become the third U. Should B.C. consider a moratorium on fracking until more is known about its immediate and long-term effects on health?
"28.04.2017 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Iron Fist in 20 languages: How Netflix is powering up its streaming for mobile devices globally With Netflix's eyes on new markets to keep its subscriber base growing, such technological innovations and focus on localization are already in place As Netflix continues to produce billions of dollars' worth of original content, it's easy to forget that the company's business model is firmly rooted in the delivery of digital content, served with as little friction as possible. #arts
"28.04.2017 19:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. university says spike in foreign applications may be due to Trump policies The Kamloops-based institution has received 500 applications from India this year, five times the number submitted last year Thompson Rivers University in B.C.'s Interior has been deluged in applications from international students for its summer session, and a spokeswoman for the institution credits the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump.
"28.04.2017 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Sold (Bought): Point Grey home takes amenity-rich location The big sell: This renovated mountain-view home is a few blocks from the wide selection of shops and amenities that line the streets of Point Grey Village. This home on West 10th Avenue in Vancouver sold over it's assessed value but under the asking price. Care to take a guess at the purchase price?
"28.04.2017 18:20:00" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Horgan's all in on changing relationship with First Nations "An NDP government will officially adopt the UN declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples" If John Horgan and the New Democrats go on to win the provincial election May 9, some of the most significant and far-reaching changes would involve the provincial government's relationship with B.C. First Nations.
"28.04.2017 18:00:00" vancouversun.com He loved jazz and had a pet cuckoo: Uncovering the MI5 spymaster who inspired M in James Bond Many believe he's the chief inspiration behind James Bond's po-faced superior When Maxwell Knight died in the final week of January 1968, most people around the country – including his close friends, family and former colleagues – thought they'd lost a slightly eccentric, avuncular BBC natural history presenter. But was he actually
"28.04.2017 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Johnny Depp spent a day at Disneyland pretending to be a robot Capt. Jack Sparrow Guests were reportedly able to spot the actor based on his inherent humanity Hang on, is that ... no, it couldn't be ... wait ... is it?
"28.04.2017 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Alone in the White House for almost 100 days, Trump is enjoying the perks of his new home William Howard Taft called 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. 'the loneliest place in the world' The first president in recent history to reside in the White House without his immediate family still seems wonder-struck by his new home.
"28.04.2017 17:00:00" vancouversun.com Brian Minter: Celebrating the Fraser Valley's tulip festivals I'll never forget flying into the Netherlands on KLM and descending into Schiphol Airport early on a sunny April morning. Looking for something to do this weekend? Hop in the car and check out acres and acres of beautiful tulips.
"28.04.2017 16:46:00" vancouversun.com 'I tried to hold it': Delta passenger kicked off plane for using the restroom before takeoff The man said that he made his way to a lavatory where a flight attendant told him if he used the restroom, the plane would lose its place in the line “I'm not really clear on why I'm being asked to leave the plane. I've purchased this ticket. I had an emergency – I had to pee. I tried to hold it the first time. . . . I absolutely couldn't.
"28.04.2017 16:40:09" business.financialpost.com Family Finance Once poor couple, this now wealthy Alberta pair is 'in much better shape than they think' Pension-less couple who saved their way to affluence still worry if its enough to retire on #business
"28.04.2017 16:27:14" vancouversun.com Ben Kuzma: Linden tempers draft lottery luck with logic of top-five pick Trevor Linden has a suggestion for the Vancouver Canucks faithful in advance of Saturday's National Hockey League draft lottery in Toronto. Are you planning to watch the draft lottery?
"28.04.2017 16:24:15" vancouversun.com TED2017: Shah Rukh Khan says the future depends on love In his first TED Talk, and the first-ever from a Indian actor, Khan gave a talk that was described by TED Talk blogger Brian Greene as “charming, funny, insightful and self-aware.” “I've learned that whatever moves you, whatever urges you to create, build, whatever keeps you from failing, whatever helps you survive, is perhaps the oldest and the simplest emotion known to mankind, and that is love."
"28.04.2017 15:40:00" vancouversun.com Dan Fumano: Shifting tax burden from businesses to residents not likely to garner support It's not a move that would be popular in an already unaffordable city. As Vancouver's beloved business institutions are falling prey to rising property taxes and shutting down, is it time to shift taxes from businesses to city residents?
"28.04.2017 15:21:07" business.financialpost.com What exactly is Home Capital and why is it so important to the mortgage... Here's a look at the company, its role in the Canadian mortgage landscape and how the discovery of fraud among its brokers two years ago continues to have ripple effects today. #business
"28.04.2017 15:20:00" vancouversun.com Rare Ming bronze-ware exhibit coming to Vancouver The collection consists of 50 pieces of Ming and Qing Dynasty censers (containers in which incense is burned) that haven't previously left China before the Vancouver dates. Vancouver will host an exhibition of Chinese bronze-ware — rarely seen outside China — dating back 600 years, officials announced this week.
"28.04.2017 15:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Green party rises from obscurity to legitimate political force In just four years, the B.C. Greens have emerged from relative obscurity and nagging criticism as a one-issue party to become a legitimate political force with a comprehensive election platform. In just four years, the B.C. Greens have emerged from relative obscurity and nagging criticism as a one-issue party to become a legitimate political force with a comprehensive election platform.
"28.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Christy Clark's call for thermal-coal export ban in B.C. a 'game-changer,' enviros say Clark made the request to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in retaliation for the U.S. imposing preliminary tariffs on B.C. softwood-lumber exports to the States. Liberal Leader Christy Clark's call to ban U.S. thermal-coal exports through B.C. ports has made her, suddenly, an unlikely ally of environmentalists.
"28.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rally The conservative pundit's cancelled appearance at the University of California, Berkeley drew hundreds of her supporters to a downtown park Thursday Ann Coulter did not turn up in Berkeley where hundreds held a raucous but largely peaceful demonstration in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America's free speech movement.
"28.04.2017 14:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. family consoled that their daughter's organs saved others Sue Hurn thinks about her daughter Amy every day. "That will never change," she said. But what helps console Hurn, her husband Jerry and her daughter Briony is that when her eldest dau… Amy Hurn died at age 32, days after being struck by a car in East Vancouver on March 27, 2012, while cycling to her teaching job at Vancouver Technical Secondary. The organs and eyes she donated saved five lives and helped improve the eyesight of others.
"28.04.2017 13:40:00" vancouversun.com Canada 150: Okanagan writer focuses on First Nations education To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. Jeannette Christine Armstrong is a powerful literary voice of conscience for her First Nation, for aboriginal peoples everywhere, for British Columbia and for Canada.
"28.04.2017 13:20:00" vancouversun.com 'You name it, it's probably here' at Vancouver police auction Some came with a specific purpose and laser focus, while others were content to aimlessly stroll the aisles. “There's everything here, really. You name it, it's probably here.”
"28.04.2017 13:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: John Horgan walks fine line between passion, petulance Angry John, or a staunch defender of the underdog? Hulk Horgan, or a big passionate Irishman upset with the injustices of the world? "Whenever he gets a comment about his demeanour, he turns it into something the government did. You turn that emotion into something that can work for you. Elections are won on emotions. And anger is an emotion."
"28.04.2017 12:39:42" business.financialpost.com Made in Waterloo: Google brings 'Wifi' product north of the border and... Google Wifi uses algorithms and the company's 'big data' to train it on how to automatically get the best signal at all times, the company says. #business
"28.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Oil tankers threaten endangered orcas, two tribes say in lawsuit against U.S. Coast Guard The suit says killer whales face heightened risk from an increased traffic of tankers that will carry oil from Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion The tribes are seeking a court order compelling the Coast Guard to meet its obligations under the act to implement “traffic separation schemes” that will minimize jeopardy to the whales and to their habitat within a set time frame.
"28.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com White Rock to treat water with chloramine After months of fielding hundreds of complaints from residents about discoloured and malodorous tap water, White Rock is changing the way its water is treated. “When you've got muddy water, nobody wants to drink it.”
"28.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com New Westminster police warn about high-risk offender Jared Harris Police in New Westminster are warning the public about a repeat offender who is living in a local transition house. Harris, who has an extensive criminal record, is staying at a New West halfway house on a peace bond for “causing fear of a sexual offence to a person under 14 years old,” according to NWPD spokesman Sgt. Jeff Scott.
"28.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Andrew Coyne: How should Canada respond to Trump? By doing things we ought to be doing anyway We should have gotten rid of supply management. The need for tax reform, likewise. If we cannot improve Trump's behaviour, we can at least improve ours Trade is far from the only area in which Trump has made life difficult for the Trudeau government.
"28.04.2017 04:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: What we know (and don't know) so far about the campaign Liberal leader Christy Clark's allegation this week that the NDP's John Horgan never raised concerns in the legislature about the softwood lumber industry may have won her some much-needed sup… More than halfway through the campaign, the race remains too close to call.
"28.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com Ex-UN gangster says he regrets testifying at Cory Vallee murder trial An ex-United Nations gangster paid $300,000 to testify against his former brothers said Thursday that if he could go back in time, he would never have cooperated with police. “And I will say sir that I would happily, if possible, pay back multiple times the money I was paid if I could go back in time and change my mind and not do this. Because I wholeheartedly 100 per cent regret it and would not recommend it to anybody.”
"28.04.2017 03:40:00" vancouversun.com The plan to 'reawaken' cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero says he will attempt to bring the first brains frozen in liquid nitrogen back to life 'not in 100 years,' but three years at the latest The flamboyant neuroscientist — some ethicists have decried him as “nuts” — rattled the transplant world when he first outlined his plans for a human head transplant two years ago in the journal Surgical Neurology International.
"28.04.2017 03:10:01" vancouversun.com United to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking and raise payments to bumped flyers up to $10K United isn't saying whether ticket sales have dropped since the removal of a 69-year-old passenger caught in a viral video, but the CEO admits it could be damaging If an airline offered to bump you from your flight, what's the least amount you'd take?
"28.04.2017 02:40:00" Timeline Photos Reminder: Friday, 1 p.m. LIVE right here B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver will answer questions from our editorial board — and our readers — about the hot-button issues in the 2017 B.C. election.
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"28.04.2017 02:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. skiers capture amazing video footage of avalanche in Rockies Skier Jurek Ziemkiewicz captured this too-close-for-comfort video of an avalanche while skiing with friends in the Rostrum Valley, located in the Rocky Mountains just west of the B.C.-Alberta border.
"28.04.2017 01:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver Aquarium argues park board's cetacean ban puts marine mammals in peril The Vancouver Aquarium is hoping to rally support with an argument that a proposed park-board ban on captive cetaceans puts marine mammals in peril. At a news conference Thursday, Randy Pratt, incoming chairman of the board at the aquarium, said the ban will specifically hurt its Marine Mammal Rescue Program, which saves roughly 100 distressed animals each year.
"28.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Political parties make promises for affordable housing With housing affordability rating as a top election issue for B.C. voters, political parties have offered a number of promises to tackle sky-rocketing housing costs. The average price for a detached house in the City of Vancouver is $2.6 million. Across Metro Vancouver, the average single-family home costs $1.5 million.
"28.04.2017 00:40:00" vancouversun.com Polygamy trial now to include a constitutional challenge of the law CRANBROOK, B.C. – Two weeks into the polygamy trial of fundamentalist Mormon leaders, Winston Blackmore's lawyer is making an application to challenge the law's constitutionality. The Criminal Code section has already been the subject of a constitutional reference case. In 2011, the Supreme Court of British Columbia determined that the law was valid and that the harms of polygamy were enough to limit the constitutional guarantee of
"28.04.2017 00:10:00" vancouversun.com Jimmy Pattison is snared in the Canada-U.S. coal spat Add Warren Buffett and one of Canada's richest men to the list of those at risk of collateral damage in a widening trade spat between Canada and the U.S. “Too many investors in this country — and the federal government, for that matter — assumed Canada would get an easy pass,” said James Thorne, chief capital market strategist at Caldwell Investment Management Ltd.
"27.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Tearful mom of missing UBC student asks for public's help | Vancouver Sun Louis Gonick was last seen on the evening of April 16, getting out a cab in Stanley Park, near the Lions Gate Bridge. The 21-year-old was studying on a scholarship at UBC. Speaking in Spanish, Lupe Carrera said her son is the greatest gift and his family and friends are waiting for his return.
"27.04.2017 23:10:00" vancouversun.com Overdose calls in Vancouver jump again, with eight more deaths last week Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services answered 169 overdose calls last week and police report that eight people died, bringing Vancouver's total overdose deaths to 126 so far this year. VFRS is projected to answer 600 overdose calls this month across the city.
"27.04.2017 22:40:00" vancouversun.com 'He appears exhausted and lost some 30 kg.' Missing trekker found after 47 days — girlfriend dead The couple were on a long trek and were caught in a snowstorm. They slipped and landed on a ledge below a waterfall where they were stuck for 47 days The couple were on a long trek on the Ganesh Himal trail in Nepal, which is not as crowded as other popular routes, and were caught in a snowstorm in March and lost their way.
"27.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Ian Mulgrew: Vulnerable mothers fleeing violence sue over legal aid B.C.'s legal aid scheme violates the Canadian Constitution by failing to provide adequate support for vulnerable women and their children fleeing violent relationships, two legal advocacy groups cl… “The problem of single mothers and their children has been neglected for so long … For a whole year we sat and listened to single moms and legal aid came up every time, the lack of, the struggle, dealing with violence and not having legal aid.”
"27.04.2017 21:20:00" vancouversun.com What exactly is Home Capital and why is it so important to the mortgage industry? Here's a look at the company, it's role in the Canadian mortgage landscape and how the discovery of fraud among its brokers two years ago continues to have ripple effects today Home Capital is one of Canada's largest alternative mortgage lenders and plays an important role in Canada's housing market. Its shares plunged 65 per cent on Wednesday.
"27.04.2017 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Photos: Bollywood superstar Shah Ruhk Khan thrills Vancouver fans Shah Ruhk Khan, the most popular man in India and arguably the most famous actor in the world, has been doing a bit sightseeing before his appearance tonight at TED2017 at the Vancouver C… Did you spot Shah Ruhk Khan around town in the last day or so? #arts
"27.04.2017 20:40:00" vancouversun.com Inside a counter-terrorism investigation into two Canadians caught in Turkey, headed for Syria The details of the case offer a rare look at what happens when Canadians suddenly leave home amid concerns they are under the influence of extremist groups The details of the case, revealed here for the first time, offer a rare look at what happens when Canadians suddenly leave home amid concerns they have fallen under the influence of extremist groups.
"27.04.2017 20:20:00" vancouversun.com Fossil shocker: Humans may have been in North America 100,000 years earlier than originally believed If the stones and bones really are evidence of people, then who were they? How did they get to this part of the world? And why haven't we found other evidence? Some 130,000 years ago, scientists say, a mysterious group of ancient people visited the coastline of what is now Southern California.
"27.04.2017 19:59:50" LIVE: Postmedia political columnists Rob Shaw and Michael Smyth talk about last night's debate and other happenings on the B.C. campaign trail. Have a question? Post it in the Comment section.
"27.04.2017 19:40:00" vancouversun.com White Rock receives federal funding for upgraded rail crossings The federal government will contribute $2.3 million for four upgraded pedestrian rail crossings and a new pedestrian overpass in White Rock. Will this make White Rock's shoreline safer?
"27.04.2017 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Iain MacIntyre: The Canucks are rebuilding. Darn right they are. It was the R-word everyone who follows the Vancouver Canucks has longed to hear — unless you were hoping for a refund on last season. What are your first impressions of the Canucks' new coach? #sports
"27.04.2017 19:01:46" The Province LIVE: Hockey writers Jason Botchford and Ben Kuzma talk Canucks. Have a question? Ask in the comments below!
"27.04.2017 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Strong Weaver showing, better Clark effort tightens race VICTORIA — After the first debate of campaign 2017, all three party leaders knew they needed to do something different when the main event convened Wednesday night in Vancouver. What did you make of Wednesday night's televised leaders debate?
"27.04.2017 18:20:00" vancouversun.com Near-century-old-woman describes alleged sexual assault in Kamloops court A 97-year-old North Thompson woman took the witness stand in a Kamloops courtroom on Wednesday, describing a “disgusting” incident last year in which an acquaintance is accused of violently groping… "I said to him, 'You know my son is downstairs and he could be coming up any moment. Obviously, it didn't bother him too much.'”
"27.04.2017 18:18:22" vancouversun.com Photos: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan thrills Vancouver fans Shah Rukh Khan, the most popular man in India and arguably the most famous actor in the world, has been doing a bit sightseeing before his appearance tonight at TED2017 at the Vancouver C… Forbes called him the biggest movie star in the world.
Shah Rukh Khan, King Khan, is in town for TED2017.
"27.04.2017 18:00:00" vancouversun.com Oil tankers threaten endangered orcas, two tribes say in lawsuit against U.S. Coast Guard The suit says killer whales face heightened risk from an increased traffic of tankers that will carry oil from Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion Two Native American organizations are suing U.S. Coast Guard over threats to endangered killer whales, that face heightened risk from an increased traffic of tankers that will carry oil from Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.
"27.04.2017 17:40:00" vancouversun.com A dark Simpsons clip slaughters President Trump's first 100 days in office '100 days; we are 6.8 per cent of the way home. Paid for by Anybody Else 2020' The Simpsons has never had a problem skewering the celebrity of their choice, including Donald J. Trump, whose presidency they ruthlessly slaughtered in a new clip commemorating his first 100 days in office.
"27.04.2017 17:21:27" vancouversun.com Post-debate poll: Horgan wins — but only by a slim margin Poll on who performed the best: 33 per cent said Horgan, 29 per cent Andrew Weaver, 28 per cent said Clark and 10 per cent were undecided. With no major flubs or knock-out punches during the only televised leaders' debate of the election campaign, B.C. residents say the NDP's John Horgan won the night — but only by a slim margin. #bcelxn2017
"27.04.2017 15:20:00" vancouversun.com Syria: Behind the blast that rattled the capital Damascus and took out a military facility - Israel Israel is widely believed to have carried out several airstrikes in Syria, but it rarely acknowledges such operations Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near Damascus International Airport that shook the capital with the force of the blasts.
"27.04.2017 15:00:00" vancouversun.com North Korea releases video showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding It shows simulated footage of an aircraft carrier exploding in flames, with the caption: 'When the enemy takes the first step towards provocation and invasion' Subtle.
"27.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Johnny Depp lawsuit and counter lawsuit offer a glimpse into celebrity's life The lawsuit and countersuit between Depp and his former manager has sunk to the ridiculous "If I want to buy 15,000 cotton balls a day, it's my thing." #arts
"27.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com United to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking and raise payments to bumped flyers up to $10K United is also vowing to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking — the selling of more tickets than there are seats on the plane. United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to US$10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his
"27.04.2017 14:00:00" vancouversun.com Trump assures PM: No NAFTA withdrawal for now The president made the announcement at the end of a dramatic day following an evening phone chat Wednesday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau U.S. President Donald Trump swore off plans to cancel the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, after a day rife with speculation that he could be on the verge of threatening to obliterate the seminal trade deal.
"27.04.2017 13:20:00" vancouversun.com Canada 150: Percy Williams, the world's fastest man To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. In 1928, the world's top sprinter was a five-foot-seven, 126-pound kid from east Vancouver, Percy Williams.
"27.04.2017 13:00:00" vancouversun.com DIY braces trend 'scary' for B.C. orthodontists Orthodontists in B.C. are aghast at a social media trend that is gaining popularity with tweens and teens: do-it-yourself braces. "The cost and pain associated with attempting to straighten your own teeth without the proper training, material and tools can be extensive."
"27.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver police issue warning after East Van sexual assault Vancouver police have issued a warning after a woman was sexually assaulted early Wednesday morning in East Vancouver. Police are warning the public after a sexual assault in East Vancouver.
"27.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Pricey canapés, sweets, meats at Vancouver housing affordability talks raise eyebrows Peppered beef carpaccio, beer-brined chicken sliders and salted caramel cream puffs. Those are just a small selection of the generous spread of sweets and canapés the City of Vancouve… In all, the city spent nearly $90,000 to cater three days of meetings where 391 guests and speakers mulled ideas to pull Vancouver out of its housing and homelessness crisis.
"27.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. election 2017: Who won the televised leaders debate? A Mainstreet/Postmedia poll conducted immediately after the debate asked 1,074 residents who performed the best, regardless of which party the respondents support: 33 per cent said Horgan, 29 per cent Green leader Andrew Weaver and 28 per cent Libera B.C. residents say the NDP's John Horgan won the night — but only by a slim margin. Who do you think won the debate?
"27.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Witness in murder trial accused of trying to double cross UN gang affiliate A former United Nations gangster said Wednesday that a suggestion he had framed Cory Vallee for murder was “frankly preposterous. "I was a criminal. I was very manipulative. And yes, that's a piece of time in my criminal life and a window, if you will, on how I did some things."
"27.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Machete attacker who broke into Oak Bay home still on the loose VICTORIA — The man who broke into an Oak Bay home and attacked the female resident with a machete is still at large, more than 24 hours after the violent home invasion that shocked area residents.… “It creates a sense of fear in the community that we can have this kind of random attack."
"27.04.2017 04:40:00" vancouversun.com More therapy dogs bring more smiles at B.C. Children's Hospital B.C. Children's Hospital is doubling the number of visiting dogs in its pet therapy program and building a dedicated playroom for the visits. “It's unbelievable how much a pet coming in brightens up their (in-patients') day and makes coming to the hospital if they're an outpatient a better experience."
"27.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com At least we can afford houses: Manitoba RCMP and Vancouver Police square off in Twitter fight After boasting of their snow deficit, Mounties helpfully reminded the Vancouver Police that they can't afford houses Vancouver started it: Out of the blue on Monday evening, the city's police force took an unprovoked jab at the Keystone Province. “Dear Manitoba: We're sorry to hear you're still having snow. Sincerely, #Vancouver. PS. Did anyone mention we're hiring?”
"27.04.2017 03:40:00" vancouversun.com 'Hottest criminal' Jeremy Meeks deported from U.K. as he arrives for London fashion event The U.K. government did not release any details, but it is within their purview to bar entry to foreign nationals recently released from prison Jeremy Meeks, the California criminal who parlayed his unusually attractive mugshot into a modelling career, has reportedly been deported from the U.K. only hours after touching down for a London fashion event.
"27.04.2017 01:39:35" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Fact checking the leaders TV debate Leaders of British Columbia's three major political parties are ready for prime time. While Green Leader Andrew Weaver, Liberal Leader Christy Clark and NDP Leader John Horgan square off in t… While Green Leader Andrew Weaver, Liberal Leader Christy Clark and NDP Leader John Horgan square off in the B.C. election campaign's first television debate, our team of reporters — Sam Cooper, Lori Culbert, Derrick Penner and Gord Hoekstra — will be
"27.04.2017 00:40:00" vancouversun.com Kevin O'Leary quits Conservative leadership race, supports Maxime Bernier O'Leary's stunning news — he's throwing his support behind Quebec rival Maxime Bernier — appeared to catch even some members of his campaign team off-guard as they gathered to prepare for Wednesday's final leadership debate. Celebrity investor and reality-TV star Kevin O'Leary, who rattled Conservative cages three months ago when he joined the party's leadership race, did it again Wednesday by quitting a contest observers believe he had every chance of winning.
"27.04.2017 00:10:00" vancouversun.com One hurt, one in custody following fight on a bus in east Vancouver The victim and the 15-year-old started fighting on a B.C. Transit bus around 9 p.m., and continued fighting after they left the bus near Venables Street. A 32-year-old Vancouver man is in the hospital after being stabbed by a youth on Commercial Drive Tuesday night.
"26.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017 Poll Tracker: Greens, Liberals gaining on NDP The NDP has taken a double-digit lead on the Liberals with a double-digit lead, in the latest Mainstreet/Postmedia B.C. election poll. Check our B.C election poll tracker to see which party, according to pollsters, is winning the war of public opinion.
"26.04.2017 23:10:00" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: B.C. Conservatives a spent force, which could help the B.C. NDP The Conservatives nominated just 10 candidates by the April 18 deadline, a far cry from 2013 when the party made its strongest showing in decades by fielding 56 candidates. When candidate nominations closed last week for the May 9 provincial election, the B.C. Conservatives were in greatly reduced circumstances from the last time out.
"26.04.2017 22:48:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: NDP promises to build new hospital, urgent care centre for Burnaby The New Democrats are promising to build a new hospital in Burnaby, with a price tag in the range of $1.2 billion.
"26.04.2017 22:46:52" vancouversun.com Connecticut husband charged with murder of wife after her Fitbit data ruins his cover story ELLINGTON, Conn. — Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015. His wife's Fitbit data showed her moving around about an hour after he claimed a stranger came into their house and killed her.
"26.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Daily Briefing: Three leaders prepare to battle in TV debate Postmedia will be streaming the debate online at vancouversun.com and supplying live fact-checking of the leaders' statements from reporters Sam Cooper, Lori Culbert and Gord Hoekstra. B.C. Green Leader Andrew Weaver, B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan and B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark will engage in some verbal sparring tonight in the campaign's second leaders debate.
"26.04.2017 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Groundbreaking for new Molson brewery in Chilliwack With some help from a giant shovel, Molson-Coors Canada officially broke ground on its huge new brewery and retail operation in Chilliwack this week.
"26.04.2017 21:30:00" vancouversun.com 'Hottest criminal' Jeremy Meeks deported from U.K. as he arrives for London fashion event The U.K. government did not release any details, but it is within their purview to bar entry to foreign nationals recently released from prison Jeremy Meeks, the California criminal who parlayed his unusually attractive mugshot into a modelling career, has reportedly been deported from
"26.04.2017 21:25:00" vancouversun.com Ivanka Trump brushes off hisses from audience as 'politics' after defending father in Berlin Appearing on a high-powered panel at a conference to push for more support for women in business, Trump also said she was still trying to define her place in her father's administration. BERLIN — Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses Tuesday from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as “politics” during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser.
"26.04.2017 21:18:00" vancouversun.com Iain MacIntyre: Canucks go Green with B.C. boy who learned the hard way in NHL Anyone who looks at statistics alone and sees that Travis Green played 970 NHL games has no idea how difficult the start and excruciating the end were for the centre from Castlegar.
"26.04.2017 21:05:00" vancouversun.com Thai man kills infant daughter on Facebook Live then hangs himself in 'appalling incident' The incident underscores other brutal crimes, violence and self-inflicted pain that has played out on Facebook and other social media platforms. A man in Thailand reportedly hanged his 11-month-old daughter while broadcasting on Facebook Live on Monday and then hanged himself in what the social media company has called an “appalling incident” amid a recent string of live-streamed tragedies.
"26.04.2017 21:00:28" vancouversun.com At least we can afford houses: Manitoba RCMP and Vancouver Police square off in Twitter fight After boasting of their snow deficit, Mounties helpfully reminded the Vancouver Police that they can't afford houses Vancouver started it: Out of the blue on Monday evening, the city's police force took an unprovoked jab at the Keystone Province. “Dear Manitoba: We're sorry to hear you're still having snow. Sincerely, #Vancouver. PS. Did anyone mention we're hiring?”
"26.04.2017 20:52:04" vancouversun.com Shaw TV stations in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver closing Shaw Communications says it's closing local TV stations in Calgary and two other cities, a move it says will bolster Global News operations. The Shaw TV closures in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver — effective Aug. 15 — will affect 70 positions, the company said in a release.
"26.04.2017 20:31:01" The Vancouver Sun FRIDAY, 1 p.m.: Join us LIVE right here as B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver answers questions from our editorial board — and our readers — about the hot-button issues in the 2017 B.C. election. What questions do you have for Weaver? Post them in the FRIDAY, 1 p.m.: Join us LIVE right here as B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver answers questions from our editorial board — and our readers — about the hot-button issues in the 2017 B.C. election. What questions do you have for Weaver? Post them in the
"26.04.2017 20:21:12" Timeline Photos Monday, 3 p.m.: Join us LIVE right here as B.C. NDP leader John Horgan answers questions from our editorial board — and our readers — about the hot-button issues in the 2017 B.C. election. What questions do you have for Horgan? Post them in the Comments
"26.04.2017 20:08:00" vancouversun.com 'These drugs are killing our kids': Teen brains are more vulnerable to fentanyl and opioid addiction The opioid crisis in Canada is not just a street problem — kids from seemingly good homes homes are overdosing in Starbucks bathrooms Cameron had been clean for years when, last September, his mother Sandi received the phone call that no mother should get. Cameron had died of a fentanyl overdose.
"26.04.2017 19:57:00" vancouversun.com Kit and Ace lays off some Vancouver head office staff, closes international stores In a statement, Hold It All Inc., the Vancouver-based holding company which owns the brand, said the layoffs and showroom closures in the U.S., Australia and the U.K. come as the company moves to simplify its business plans and operations. Kit and Ace, the clothing company started by the family of Lululemon founder Chip Wilson, is laying off a number of its head office staff and closing stores in three countries.
"26.04.2017 19:45:48" vancouversun.com Former UN gangster admits in court to lying to police 'many times' A former United Nations gangster admitted in B.C. Supreme Court Tuesday that he lied to police for years when he was immersed in the criminal underworld.
"26.04.2017 19:42:00" vancouversun.com Alaska dentist charged with Medicaid fraud pulled patient's tooth while riding hoverboard, films it Prosecutors say Seth Lookhart texted the video to his office manager and joked that it was a 'new standard of care.' The patient said she was unaware he was riding a hoverboard Prosecutors say an Alaska dentist charged with Medicaid fraud pulled a sedated patient's tooth while riding a hoverboard.
"26.04.2017 19:37:00" vancouversun.com Pope Francis to Vancouver TED Talks audience: We all need each other In a session entitled, The Future You, Francis touched upon the “culture of waste” after technological change and economic inequality, “our obsession” with materialism, and alluding to politics descending into sectarianism and hate, the “evil we brea Pope Francis, a surprise speaker at the TED Talks, delivered a videotaped message of hope to those gathered at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Tuesday.
"26.04.2017 19:22:33" vancouversun.com Star-studded lineup announced for 40th Vancouver Folk Music Festival Long one of the region's best showcases for varied, new and exciting musical artists in a perfect setting, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival celebrates 40 years this year. Fan favourites include UK singer Billy Bragg with Joe Henry playing songs from the acclaimed Shine A Light: Field Recordings From the Great American Railroad, Lilith Fair-era artist Shawn Colvin, Kathleen Edwards and women's music progenitor Ferron and
"26.04.2017 19:19:51" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Christy Clark calls for ban on U.S. thermal coal from B.C. ports Clark, acting as premier during the middle of an election, wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to encourage the ban. What do you think of this proposal?
B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark retaliated against the United States on Wednesday for its penalties on Canadian softwood lumber by proposing a ban on U.S. thermal coal from B.C.'s ports.
"26.04.2017 18:11:29" The Province Travis Green named Canucks new coach.
"26.04.2017 17:41:00" vancouversun.com Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of Silence of the Lambs, dies at 73 He is also most known for directing Philadelphia, a remake of The Manchurian Candidate and indie hit Rachel Getting Married RIP: Iconic director Jonathan Demme dies at 73.
"26.04.2017 17:28:34" vancouversun.com Nordstrom debuts “mud-covered” designer jeans; matching jacket available The internet appears to be outraged at the fact that Nordstrom is selling “mud-covered” designer jeans for $425 US. What do you think of these dirty jeans from Nordstrom, selling for $575 Cdn? (No, that's not a typo.)
"26.04.2017 17:06:00" vancouversun.com Stunning images capture woman perched on downtown Toronto crane - and her dramatic rescue 'She didn't appear to be in any distress': Toronto police said the woman, who spent more than four hours swaying in the air, is facing a mischief charge A woman who got stuck atop part of a construction crane in downtown Toronto for hours was rescued Wednesday morning after being strapped to a firefighter and rappelled to the ground.
"26.04.2017 16:53:10" Timeline Photos LIVE at 11 a.m.: Meet Travis Green, new head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. We'll stream the press conference right here on Facebook.
"26.04.2017 16:40:25" business.financialpost.com How wearable bass tech is helping prevent hearing loss for artists,... Concerts are loud — but thankfully, there are wearable bass technologies that exist which can help to prevent systemic hearing loss in the music industry. #business
"26.04.2017 16:40:05" vancouversun.com Nanaimo woman gets $100,000 for surrogacy in $4M crash settlement from ICBC Mikaela Wilhelmson, 27, was permanently and severely injured in the crash on Highway 10 in Surrey on the early morning of Aug. 13, 2011. A Nanaimo woman who was the sole survivor of a high-speed, head-on collision has been awarded a precedent-setting $100,000 for surrogacy as part of a $4-million settlement from the Insurance Corp. of B.C.
"26.04.2017 16:27:57" vancouversun.com Emails reveal UBC's scramble to deal with controversy over Furlong speech and 'vitriolic' backlash 'I suggested that it be said that the Speaker had to withdraw due to scheduling conflicts. (John Furlong's) agent said — absolutely not. Say it as it is' More than 900 pages of email records reveal the behind-the-scenes scramble last winter as UBC's top administrators tried to put a lid on what they perceived to be a growing controversy over John Furlong's appearance — a move that ultimately backfired and
"26.04.2017 15:34:55" vancouversun.com B.C. homeless advocates call for 'death review panel' as fatality figures spike "I've attended so many funerals and memorials, and written so many obituaries" Advocates from B.C.'s homeless magazine are calling for a provincial "death review panel" after homeless deaths more than doubled in recent years.
"26.04.2017 15:25:26" vancouversun.com Woman stranded on crane rappelled to the ground by Toronto firefighter - into a pair of handcuffs The woman was handcuffed and handed over to paramedics. A woman who got stuck atop part of a construction crane in downtown Toronto for hours was rescued Wednesday morning after being strapped to a firefighter and rappelled to the ground.
"26.04.2017 15:15:09" thestarphoenix.com Scooped: How I lost my mother, found my family, recovered my identity The National Film Board of Canada has made her deeply moving story into a documentary, Birth of a Family Seized as a toddler and meeting her siblings for the first time in middle age, Saskatoon StarPhoenix reporter Betty Ann Adam was part of Canada's infamous Sixties Scoop.
This is her gut-wrenching story.
"26.04.2017 15:13:49" vancouversun.com One man arrested, one in hospital after stabbing on Commercial Drive in Vancouver A passerby in the area managed to detain the attacker until police arrived. A man in his twenties has landed in the hospital after being stabbed on Commercial Drive near Venables Tuesday night.
"26.04.2017 14:47:17" vancouversun.com RCMP alleges Mark Norman provided CEO with stream of sensitive info on supply ship Unsealed documents reveal allegations that Vice-Admiral Mark Norman supplied an industry executive with advice on pressuring the government The RCMP believe one of the country's top military officers provided an industry executive with a steady stream of sensitive information as well as advice on pressuring the federal government so the Royal Canadian Navy could receive a much-needed supply
"26.04.2017 14:36:07" vancouversun.com 'You're privileged': Mulcair blasts Justin Trudeau for hypocrisy on marijuana possession charges The NDP has repeatedly called for an amnesty on charges for possessing small amounts of pot, but nothing has been done. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says Justin Trudeau has not suffered the consequences of average Canadians for smoking pot.
"26.04.2017 13:51:04" vancouversun.com Canada 150: The last impresario, Hugh Pickett To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. For most of the 20th century, the word “impresario” in Vancouver was followed by the name Hugh Pickett. After he died in 2006, the media virtually retired the term.
"26.04.2017 13:00:04" vancouversun.com TED Talks tackle topic of how to deal with 'robotic overlords' of future Whether we should fear future "robotic overlords," job-killing technologies born out of artificial intelligence and automation, will really depend on who is building them and what they're building … "We can choose AI to automate and compete with us. Or we can use AI to augment and collaborate with us to overcome our cognitive limitations, so we can do what we want to do and do it better."
"26.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Dan Fumano: Vancouver's independent businesses struggle, entangled in 'triple-net' leases "Religiously," Ken Hampton goes to his local pub every Thursday for fish and chips. Or he used to, until this week. The West End's Dover Arms is the latest Vancouver institution to shut down, succumbing to a system where tenants are stuck with soaring property-tax bills while landowners watch their assets increase in value.
"26.04.2017 06:10:20" vancouversun.com Surrey man pleads guilty in U.S. after 10-year extradition battle A B.C. man who fought his extradition to the U.S. for more than a decade on drug smuggling charges pleaded guilty in a Seattle courtroom Tuesday. Kevin Donald Kerfoot, 53, entered guilty pleas to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and ecstasy, just months after he was finally handed over to U.S. authorities.
"26.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Former UN gangster admits in court to lying to police 'many times' A former United Nations gangster admitted in B.C. Supreme Court Tuesday that he lied to police for years when he was immersed in the criminal underworld. “Yes, I have over the course of my life lied to the police many, many times.”
"26.04.2017 05:38:52" vancouversun.com Famous names gather for Vancouver's TED Talks Geniuses, innovators, sports heroes, and entertainers descend on Vancouver this week for the ultra-exclusive TED2017 conference. Not all the big names are on stage giving talks, either. Some come just to listen and mingle.
"26.04.2017 04:48:51" vancouversun.com Metro Vancouver parks committee mulling future of Bowen Island orchard site Members of Metro Vancouver's regional parks committee will take a field trip to Bowen Island this week to discuss two plans for revitalizing a historic site in Crippen Regional Park. “Personally, I think it's quite wonderful to see some movement on that area. For the most part it's just been marked by neglect, and to have that essentially in the centre of your village is not a very healthy thing.”
"26.04.2017 04:40:00" vancouversun.com Fallout from U.S. tariff on Canadian softwood won't be immediate, B.C. industry leaders say Steep tariffs imposed on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the United States are not expected to create immediate problems for B.C. sawmills because demand remains robust and prices are high. “For us, (the new tariff is) a negative on our business, but the real loser in all of this is the U.S. homebuilder and the U.S. consumer."
"26.04.2017 04:13:23" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: TV debate marks showtime for campaign, parties look to turn on voters VICTORIA — It's showtime in British Columbia's election campaign with Wednesday's debate between the three party leaders offering a high-stakes chance to leave a mark on the campaign with abou… "Debates matter and the performance matters. It's the time when British Columbians will really tune into the campaign."
"26.04.2017 03:47:41" vancouversun.com Groundbreaking for new Molson brewery in Chilliwack With some help from a giant shovel, Molson-Coors Canada officially broke ground on its huge new brewery and retail operation in Chilliwack this week. Chilliwack's new 400,000-sq.-ft. brewery will primarily serve the Western Canadian market, brewing, packing and distributing Molson Canadian, Coors Light, Rickards, Granville Island Brewing products and cider. It will employ about 100 people.
"26.04.2017 03:17:22" vancouversun.com Solar road surface to be tested on TRU Okanagan campus Researchers at Thompson Rivers University are installing Canada's first solar electric road surface in Kamloops. Michael Mehta's Solar Compass Project will embed 64 super-durable solar panels right outside the main doors of the university's Arts and Education Building.
"26.04.2017 02:10:00" vancouversun.com Fact check: What the leaders are saying about new U.S. duties on softwood lumber During the provincial election campaign, Postmedia will be fact-checking the promises and statements made by politicians. The political leaders are trying to make hay out of the new U.S. duties on softwood lumber. We fact-check their claims.
"26.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver Island teen cyclist might have been deliberately struck by motorist, witness says As Saanich police continue to look for the driver, cyclists have told investigators about a road-rage incident last month involving a similar-looking truck that could be connected to Friday's incident. A school bus driver who witnessed the hit-and-run that injured a 14-year-old competitive cyclist says the driver of a pickup truck veered into the bike lane and appeared to intentionally hit the teen.
"26.04.2017 00:40:00" vancouversun.com How did Canada suddenly become Public Enemy No. 1 in Donald Trump's trade war? The U.S. president's flurry of complaints are a dramatic departure; suddenly, he's complaining less about China and Mexico, and more about us Fresh off slapping a duty on Canadian lumber, President Donald Trump is now making threats about dairy as the northern neighbour has suddenly, unexpectedly, become his No. 1 target for criticism lately on trade.
"26.04.2017 00:16:00" vancouversun.com Police charge man who allegedly yelled sexist 'FHRITP' slur at female TV reporter in Newfoundland 'No one should have to endure that while they're working. I'm a professional and I was humiliated interviewing a politician. It's time for it to stop' Police saw Heather Gillis's tweet and encouraged her to contact them, responding with the tweet: “Being a loser may not be criminal, but Causing a Disturbance, (section) 175 of the Criminal Code is.”
"25.04.2017 22:40:00" vancouversun.com Faye Dunaway says she still feels 'very guilty' after announcing the wrong Best Picture winner At the time, Beatty appeared confused while holding the card, before handing it to Dunaway who went ahead and read the movie's name “I thought he was joking, I thought he was stalling. Warren's like that, he kind of holds the power — a dramatic pause.”
"25.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com 'You do drugs or drink, you're gonna die': Scott Baio on Erin Moran's death According to the Harrison Country Sheriff's Department, an autopsy revealed Moran had stage-four cancer Scott Baio has been backpedalling on this one all day.
"25.04.2017 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Aviation officer gives his version of removal of man from overbooked United Airlines flight The viral video taken by a passenger shows lots of screaming coming from behind the seats, then Dao being dragged by his arms down the aisle of the plane The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, says the aviation officer who pulled the man out of
"25.04.2017 21:34:23" Timeline Photos FRIDAY, 1 p.m.: Join us LIVE right here as B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver answers questions from our editorial board — and our readers — about the hot-button issues in the 2017 B.C. election. What questions do you have for Weaver? Post them in the
"25.04.2017 21:19:08" vancouversun.com Man breaks into Oak Bay home, attacks woman with machete The attacker is described as a heavyset man in his 20s, wearing a brown jacket, dark pants and a light blue and white handkerchief on his neck. Police departments across Greater Victoria are looking for a man who broke into an Oak Bay home and attacked a woman inside with a machete around 7 a.m. this morning. The woman is now in surgery.
"25.04.2017 21:03:00" vancouversun.com Canadian Olympic pole vaulter Shawn Barber announces he's gay in Facebook post 'Gay and proud,' the world champion wrote early Monday morning in a post that was confirmed as legitimate by his agent Via Facebook, world champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber has announced that he is gay.
"25.04.2017 20:22:59" vancouversun.com U.S. imposes 20% tariff on Canadian softwood lumber exports In fact, prices have risen about 30 per cent in the last three months in anticipation of expected American tariffs, Interfor president and CEO Duncan Davies said Tuesday during a news conference hosted by the B.C. Lumber Trade Council. Tariffs slapped on softwood lumber by the United States are not expected to create immediate negative fallout on B.C. sawmills because demand is robust and prices high for now, say industry leaders.
"25.04.2017 20:20:00" vancouversun.com Our tax filing system is a Byzantine hellscape: Here's why it doesn't need to be that way More than 30 countries have 'no return' systems where the majority of tax filers never have to touch a tax return Who else finds our tax filing system to be a Byzantine hellscape?
"25.04.2017 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Christie Blatchford: Dead Edmonton boy deserves more than platitudes and memorials No one even reported Anthony Raine missing. His biological father and his girlfriend have been charged in the toddler's death. According to Edmonton Police Homicide Staff Sergeant Duane Hunter, it's unlikely the 19-month-old baby was ever happy. He lived a hideous life of abuse, “a terrible life full of violence,” as Hunter put it at a news conference late Monday.
"25.04.2017 19:47:29" vancouversun.com Mounties investigating serious crime in Richmond The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team revealed Tuesday that Darwaish, who was known to police, died as a result of gunshot wounds. A murder victim, whose body was found Monday morning along the banks of the Fraser River in Richmond, has been identified as Muzaffer Darwaish, a 28-year-old Richmond resident.
"25.04.2017 19:40:00" vancouversun.com Are obese people to blame for their condition? No, says report calling for wider access to treatment “We're basically at ground zero in terms of obesity management in this country.” A new report is urging Canada to recognize obesity as a chronic disease in and of itself, like diabetes or cancer, and improve public coverage for anti-obesity drugs, weight-loss surgery and other interventions.
"25.04.2017 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Q&A: Hawaii reassures tourists after brain parasite cases A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly brain parasite. After the newlyweds' plight with rat lungworm disease recently got attention online, the couple and some experts accused Hawaii of failing to adequately warn tourists and residents of the danger they can face. Tourism officials say the disease is rare and
"25.04.2017 19:13:24" The Vancouver Sun's cover photo Yup, this is Vancouver in March.
Alexa Bustamante and Cory Sivell walk their boards and kits back to the beach after a kite-boarding session off Spanish Banks in Vancouver, March 18 2017.
Photo by Gerry Kahrmann, PNG
"25.04.2017 18:56:21" vancouversun.com Sportsnet launching all-sports radio station that will broadcast Canucks games Sportsnet, which last month scooped the Vancouver Canucks' radio rights away from TSN 1040, have announced they will be launching an all-sports Vancouver radio station, Sportsnet 650 in the fall. Will you be listening to Canucks games on this radio station?
"25.04.2017 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Justin Trudeau uses 'cupping' — ancient skin therapy popular among athletes, celebrities 'We can confirm that he indeed uses that treatment,' said the PM's press secretary. She did why he does so, who provides it, or whether it has been helpful Justin Trudeau, the prime minister, engages in cupping, an ancient skin suction therapy that has seen renewed popularity in modern times among high-level athletes and lifestyle celebrities.
"25.04.2017 18:36:33" vancouversun.com 'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash If convicted, he could face up to five years in prison. IOWA CITY, Iowa — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on The Bachelor two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene.
"25.04.2017 18:14:00" vancouversun.com Two of Winston Blackmore's child brides gave birth at 16, B.C. court hears CRANBROOK, B.C. – It doesn't matter that both Winston Blackmore and James Oler had child brides because that's not what they're on trial for. Why isn't Winston Blackmore on trial for sexual exploitation? Why isn't James Oler?
"25.04.2017 18:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: NDP jumps to double-digit lead on Lower Mainland surge, two weeks before voting day The NDP has jumped in front of the Liberals with a double-digit lead, according to a new poll, the first sizeable gap between the two parties in the two-week-old election campaign. Which party will you be voting for on May 9?
"25.04.2017 17:40:00" vancouversun.com Simulating mom's womb in research to help earliest preemies The researchers created a fluid-filled transparent container to simulate how fetuses float in amniotic fluid inside mom's uterus, and attached it to a mechanical placenta that keeps blood oxygenated. Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.
"25.04.2017 17:29:17" vancouversun.com Ed Willes: With Travis Green hiring, this time, it's different As the fortunes of the Vancouver Canucks ebbed and flowed over the last decade, there has been one great unknown in the organization; a variable which seems to influence all of the franchise's big decisions even if no one knew for certain the full extent Travis Green becomes the Canucks' fourth head coach in four years, which isn't exactly the hallmark of a stable organization. So why would anyone think it will be any different this time?
"25.04.2017 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Ben Kuzma: Travis Green right choice at the right time for Canucks To know where you're going, you have to know where you've been. And where Travis Green has been in his ascension from a 15-year National… Travis Green is right for the Canucks, says writer Ben Kuzma. What do you think?
"25.04.2017 17:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. party leaders line up against new U.S. softwood lumber duties Here's something B.C.'s political leaders can all agree on. Washington has announced its first batch of duties on imported wood, in the neighbourhood of 20 per cent.
"25.04.2017 16:40:08" Timeline Photos Saskatoon StarPhoenix reporter Betty Ann Adam and her three siblings were among thousands of indigenous children taken from their parents during the Sixties Scoop. In 2015, after decades of searching, Adam brought her siblings together for their first
"25.04.2017 16:40:00" vancouversun.com Bill O'Reilly uses podcast to speak to the public: 'I'm very confident the truth will come out' O'Reilly, who exited Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations that he has denied, said he couldn't add much more 'because there's much stuff going on right now' Five days after being fired from his top-rated Fox News Channel perch, Bill O'Reilly used a podcast to express his dismay and vowed that “the truth will come out.”
"25.04.2017 16:20:00" vancouversun.com Police deal with crashes as spring snow slows traffic in Calgary A spring snowfall has caused traffic delays in Calgary and surrounding areas. There were 26 collisions on Calgary roads between midnight and 9:15 a.m. where no injuries were reported by drivers or passengers. Another seven collisions during that time Ugh! Aren't you glad we only have rain to deal with here?
"25.04.2017 16:01:44" vancouversun.com Kinder Surprise: Guard gets three years in jail for using chocolate eggs to smuggle drugs to prisoners Bonny Maddaford worked at the RCMP rural detachment in Yorkton and used Kinder Eggs to pass marijuana, cocaine, tobacco and money to prisoners A guard who smuggled drugs hidden in chocolate eggs into an RCMP detachment in Saskatchewan has been sentenced to three years in prison.
"25.04.2017 15:42:13" vancouversun.com Two hospitalized, one in critical condition, after Burnaby apartment fire Two people were rushed to hospital, one in critical condition, following an apartment fire Monday night in Burnaby.
"25.04.2017 15:20:00" vancouversun.com Canada vows to fight 'unfair and punitive duty' as Trump slaps tariff on softwood lumber The U.S. Commerce Department has imposed import duties ranging from 3 per cent to 24 per cent on shipments from Canadian softwood lumber producers. U.S. President Donald Trump has intensified a trade dispute with Canada, in a move that drew swift criticism from Ottawa, which vowed to sue if needed
"25.04.2017 15:00:00" vancouversun.com Prime Minister Trudeau photographed with former VP of group on Canada's terror list Thangavelu said of Trudeau when the National Post reached him by phone. 'Why can't a citizen of Canada meet the prime minister?' Veluppillai Thangavelu, the former vice-president of a group on Canada's list of outlawed terrorist organizations, posted a photo on Facebook showing he and Trudeau in Toronto last month.
"25.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com 'It's a really diverse population that's being affected': B.C. overdoses killing non-addicts, partiers The pattern of overdoses in B.C. is reframing the fentanyl crisis: It's not just about addicts any more, according to the director of the B.C. Centre on Substance Abuse. It's not just about addicts any more!
A growing number of casual drug users and weekend partiers are overdosing on recreational drugs, such as cocaine, that has been contaminated with the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.
"25.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com Naked, bruised body in the woods looked like a sexual homicide. But then came the autopsy It's a cautionary tale on how first impressions can give forensic pathologists tunnel vision. Evidence from the eerie scene and common sense pointed to one thing: sexual assault and homicide.
But then authorities carried out an autopsy and did other investigation, producing a much different story
"25.04.2017 14:00:00" vancouversun.com Are obese people to blame for their condition? No, says report calling for wider access to treatment Obesity specialist Arya Sharma hears the argument all the time: Why should the public health system pay for treatments for people who have essentially “done it to themselves?” A new report is calling on Canadian governments to recognize obesity as a chronic disease in and of itself and improve public coverage for anti-obesity drugs, weight-loss surgery and other interventions
"25.04.2017 13:59:32" Abdominal 'Behind The Scenes' // NP Sessions Abdominal takes you behind the scenes in the #NPSessions studio.
"25.04.2017 13:41:00" vancouversun.com NDP jumps to lead on Lower Mainland surge, two weeks before voting day The NDP has jumped in front of the Liberals with a double-digit lead, according to a new poll, the first sizeable gap between the two parties in the two-week-old election campaign. NDP has jumped ahead of the Liberals with a double-digit lead, according to a new poll #bcelxn2017
"25.04.2017 13:20:00" vancouversun.com Canada 150: Charles Edenshaw, the greatest of Haida artists To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. B.C. has been blessed with many great First Nations artists, but Charles Edenshaw was something else, perhaps the greatest sculptor in Canadian history.
"25.04.2017 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Canucks' attention 'centres' on NHL draft lottery There's always the power of prayer. If you're the Vancouver Canucks' hockey operations department, how else do you prepare for the lottery draft on Saturday? Tarot cards? A psychic? After all, t… This year, regardless of where the Canucks pick, there are at least five centres that merit consideration to eventually bolster the first line.
"25.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Christie Blatchford: Dead Edmonton boy deserves more than platitudes and memorials Anthony Joseph Raine's relatives quickly set up a GoFundMe page and a Facebook group to remember him. But in life, no one even reported him missing. "This time it was Edmonton and Anthony Joseph Raine, but it's an old story in which the plot line is too familiar and nothing changes. Nothing ever changes," writes Christie Blatchford.
"25.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Two of Winston Blackmore's child brides gave birth at 16 : B.C. court hears CRANBROOK — Winston Blackmore was front and centre Monday at a trial where he stands accused of one count of polygamy along with co-defendant James Oler. “We have had no communication why sexual exploitation charges were not laid. We have never had an explanation and no communication.”
"25.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Squamish port fire civil suit a tangled case A massive fire that ripped through the Squamish port in 2015 was caused by the negligence of longshoremen or the crew members of a cargo ship, according to an unusual civil claim filed earlier this… At first glance, the civil claim in B.C. Supreme Court looks like any other [...] But speak to the named players in the claim and everything starts to get tangled. For one thing, it is not supported by the plaintiff at all.
"25.04.2017 04:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: South Asian candidates hope to make history The turban is perhaps the most readily identifiable symbol of the Sikh religion, yet there has never been a sitting member of the Legislative Assembly in Victoria who wore one. "We've had lots of turbaned Sikhs federally, but none in the provincial legislature. I look forward to making history."
"25.04.2017 04:03:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Battleground Burnaby a profile in pipeline politics This time around, the NDP have put forward school trustee Katrina Chen while former Global TV anchor Steve Darling hopes to snag the seat for the Liberals. In Burnaby-Lougheed, it will be Steve Darling vs. Katrina Chen.
"25.04.2017 03:40:00" vancouversun.com 'It's a really diverse population that's being affected': Overdoses killing non-addicts, partiers The pattern of overdoses in B.C. is reframing the fentanyl crisis: It's not just about addicts any more, according to the director of the B.C. Centre on Substance Abuse. "With these drugs now, you might as well pick up a loaded handgun and play Russian roulette."
"25.04.2017 03:10:00" vancouversun.com TED talkers take over Vancouver Convention Centre with ideas for our "shared future" TED Talks, the high-profile annual event that brings together deep thinkers and an exclusive group of top influencers together to talk about ideas to solve the intractable problems of our time, has… The TED Talks' theme this year is "the future of you," in which TED challenges speakers to imagine how people might work to "collectively thrive in a world of change," according to TED curator Chris Anderson.
"25.04.2017 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Gertie the basset hound lands her first theatre role in Vancouver Bard on the Beach Bard on the Beach has found its hound for the beach. Gertie, a six-year-old basset hound, beat out 11 other finalists for the part of Crab in this summer's Bard on the Beach production of The Tw… "Gertie impressed the entire judging panel," the play's director, Scott Bellis, said. "She has that magic combination of good looks, smarts and an unflappable personality."
"25.04.2017 01:40:00" vancouversun.com Softwood lumber duties expected from U.S. on Tuesday Ottawa has talked with the provinces about helping Canada's forestry sector, but won't move immediately once the U. The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday is slated to announce preliminary countervailing duties on Canadian imports.
"25.04.2017 00:36:00" vancouversun.com Health Canada to allow more access to prescription heroin to curb opioid crisis Drug policy campaigner Caitlin Shane, who's with the advocacy group Pivot Legal Society, says 931 overdose deaths last year in British Columbia alone point to the urgent need for a proven treatment for people struggling with opioid use disorder. Health Canada's proposal to loosen regulations on importing prescription heroin to treat opioid addiction is being hailed as a crucial step to reducing fentanyl-fuelled deaths across the country.
"25.04.2017 00:11:00" vancouversun.com New Westminster police seize $300k worth of fentanyl and heroin in drug bust Search warrants executed in Surrey and New Westminster led to the seizure of a large amount of drugs including pure fentanyl and heroin containing lethal levels of fentanyl. The New Westminster Police Department say a months-long, multi-jurisdictional investigation has resulted in the seizure of $300,000 worth of heroin and fentanyl.
"24.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com TED talkers take over Vancouver Convention Centre with ideas for our "shared future" TED Talks, the high-profile annual event that brings together deep thinkers and an exclusive group of top influencers together to talk about ideas to solve the intractable problems of our time, has… Some 90 speakers and performers, including tech-sector guru Elon Musk and tennis phenom Serena Williams will challenge a group of 1,800 attendees on the topic of this year's theme: “The future of you.”
"24.04.2017 23:07:00" vancouversun.com KFC introduces its latest Colonel Sanders for its new 'finger-licking' ad campaign — Rob Lowe He follows in the footsteps of Vincent Kartheiser, Billy Zane, Jim Gaffigan, Norm Macdonald, George Hamilton and Darrell Hammond “The time has come to explore beyond our known horizons, to push KFC's spicy chicken to new heights,” Rob Lowe declares in the commercial. “We will lick our fingers. We will lick our fingers good!”
"24.04.2017 22:48:16" vancouversun.com Severely neglected dogs seized: B.C. SPCA Constables with the B.C. SPCA seized two dozen dogs and a half dozen cats from a puppy breeder near Lillooet this month during an investigation that is ongoing. The animals were being kept in squalid and unsafe conditions and they were all severely neglected, says the SPCA.
"24.04.2017 22:47:02" vancouversun.com Bacterial infection forces Elton John to cancel May shows John is scrapping all upcoming April and May dates of "The Million Dollar Piano" at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, as well as performance on May 6 in Bakersfield, California. Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows.
"24.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Chelsea Clinton for president? She's suddenly everywhere, but denies having White House ambitions Chelsea Clinton does not appear to have given up on politics. Rather than retreating from the public eye after Hillary's defeat, Clinton has raised her profile, prompting speculation that she might one day run for office herself.
"24.04.2017 21:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Parties tackle hot-button issue of housing affordability, in their own ways B.C. residents say affordable housing is the top election issue, according to several polls. What, for you, is the top election issue?
"24.04.2017 21:20:00" vancouversun.com Are new budget flights between U.S. and Europe really a bargain? Sometimes with low-cost fares, you get what you pay for: inconvenient schedules, maybe, or arrivals at less-than-convenient airports (like London Gatwick instead of Heathrow, or Hartford instead of New York's JFK). Other times, you're suckered into a Chicago to Reykjavik for US$99. Los Angeles to Barcelona for US$149. Denver to London for US$199. It's never been cheaper to fly across the Atlantic. According to the hype, at least.
"24.04.2017 21:18:04" vancouversun.com Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyer The Chicago lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, says the flight attendant was "out of control" and nearly hit one of the woman's two young children with the stroller. The woman seen sobbing in a viral video after an American Airlines flight attendant took away her stroller now has a lawyer — the same attorney representing a man dragged off a United Express flight earlier this month.
"24.04.2017 21:01:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: B.C. Libs commission report to undermine NDP balanced budget The B.C. Liberals released a report Sunday commissioned from economic consultants that undermines the NDP's balanced-budget position. Some experts say NDP balanced budgets are achievable, given nearly $1.9 billion in contingency funding over the next three years.
"24.04.2017 19:53:06" vancouversun.com Mounties investigating serious crime in Richmond Richmond Mounties are investigating a serious incident on the banks of the Fraser River. Yellow police tape is up and parts of Terra Nova Park are closed off while police investigate.
"24.04.2017 19:43:00" vancouversun.com Judge warns treasure hunter he must reveal location of 500 missing gold coins or face contempt-of-court The coins, valued up to $4 million, were minted from gold taken from the S.S. Central America, which sank in an 1857 hurricane A U.S. federal judge is warning an ex-treasure hunter that he could face another contempt-of-court charge if he doesn't reveal the location of 500 missing gold coins.
"24.04.2017 19:30:00" vancouversun.com Twelve-year-old boy drives almost a third of the way across Australia before police stop him The boy may have avoided suspicion during his journey because he appears older than his age and is about 6 feet tall Outback police have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was almost a third of his way toward driving solo across Australia.
"24.04.2017 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Brigitte Macron was Emmanuel's teacher when he was 15. Now she's about to become France's first lady Presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron met Brigitte, 24 years his senior, when he began to act in her theatre pieces. The relationship grew to the point that she divorced the father of her three children Presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron met Brigitte, 24 years his senior, when he began to act in her theatre pieces. The relationship grew to the point that she divorced the father of her three children.
"24.04.2017 19:00:00" vancouversun.com Real life polygamy: Where sisters are sister-wives and sometimes even wife-and-wife CRANBROOK, B.C. — Double weddings to most of us mean two brides and two grooms, but not for some Mormon fundamentalists like Winston Blackmore. Nearly half of the 24 women listed on Blackmore's indictment are related to at least one of their sister-wives.
"24.04.2017 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver dog-sitting startup GoFetch ready to collar online market Fresh off a seven-figure round of investor fundraising, a Vancouver tech startup hopes to unleash the business potential of furry friends. Local company GoFetch.ca's stated aim is to “make dog ownership simple,” using technology to connect dog owners with registered service providers who can walk their pooches and provide overnight care.
"24.04.2017 18:25:43" vancouversun.com Updated: B.C. Election 2017 - Steelworkers paying salaries of senior NDP staff One of the B.C. NDP's largest donors is also directly paying for the salary of the New Democrats' election campaign director, raising questions about its influence within a party that could form th… B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark says the NDP is allowing a major union to influence its policies by paying for its senior campaign staff. But she struggled Monday to explain why her party insists that the millions in corporate donations it receives
"24.04.2017 18:20:00" vancouversun.com 'She did not get the risks at all': Island teen dies of suspected fentanyl overdose Vancouver Island teen Heather McLean died from a suspected overdose of fentanyl-laced cocaine on Easter Sunday, just weeks before her 18th birthday. "Don't worry. I know who I'm getting drugs from. I pay $20 extra to make sure there's no fentanyl."
"24.04.2017 18:00:00" vancouversun.com Photos: Vancouver Sun Run 2017 Check out all the fun at the Vancouver Sun Run 2017 in photos Did you Sun Run yesterday? Here's a look at the day in photos.
"24.04.2017 17:27:00" vancouversun.com 300 guitars for sale: A story of a manic buying spree Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, a song written for jazz singer Nina Simone, perhaps sums up how a lot of people living with bipolar disorder feel. Dr. Barry Rich, a retired physician, is putting the final stamp on what was a two-year manic binge in which he bought 300 guitars. He is auctioning them on Sunday, May 7, at Able Auctions in Surrey.
"24.04.2017 17:26:10" vancouversun.com Officials: 'Happy Days' star Moran likely died from cancer A statement released Monday by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says an autopsy revealed the 56-year-old actress had stage-four cancer, but doesn't specify what type. Authorities say former Happy Days star Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her southern Indiana home.
"24.04.2017 17:23:00" vancouversun.com Fact Check: B.C. NDP says it will 'fill the gap' for 700,000 residents without doctors What happened: Highlighting a failed Liberal promise to find a family doctor for every British Columbian, the NDP on Monday issued a news release saying that 700,000 residents still don't have one. Is this true? We fact-check the NDP's claims about the shortage of family doctors.
"24.04.2017 17:03:33" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Steelworkers paying salaries of senior NDP staff That means the Steelworkers hired Dewar, Sanford, and potentially others, as union employees on contracts, before immediately loaning them back to the NDP campaign to work the election while still being on the Steelworker payroll. One of the B.C. NDP's largest donors is also directly paying for the salary of the New Democrats' election campaign director, raising questions about its influence within a party that could form the province's next government.
"24.04.2017 16:57:00" vancouversun.com B.C. senior adopts old dog, an autumn love story Betty Clements isn't trying to teach her old dog new tricks, but she was happy to give him a new life. Betty said she adopted the dog after she heard another man checking Tank out, and saying that if he took him home, the dog would be sleeping outside all winter in a kennel. That would have been no life for an older dog, she thought.
"24.04.2017 16:44:27" Video: Here's a look at the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run. Did you take part? Tag yourself and share this video.
Full details, stories, photos and official times at www.VancouverSun.com.
"24.04.2017 16:00:00" vancouversun.com April tax tips to remember before the deadline Because April 30 is a Sunday, the due date for 2016 tax returns is Monday, May 1. You only have a few days left to file your income tax return.
"24.04.2017 15:40:00" vancouversun.com Concert Announcements: Kendrick Lamar, Zac Brown and Kings of Leon all coming to Rogers Arena Tickets will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation Rapper Kendrick Lamar, rockers Kings of Leon and country star Zac Brown will all be playing Rogers Arena later this year, separately of course!
"24.04.2017 15:20:00" vancouversun.com Brigitte Macron was Emmanuel's teacher when he was 15. Now she's about to become France's first lady Presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron met Brigitte, 24 years his senior, when he began to act in her theatre pieces. The relationship grew to the point that she divorced the father of her three children If the Macrons become the next residents of the Elysee palace, Brigitte will join a list of colorful first ladies.
"24.04.2017 14:59:48" vancouversun.com Matt Robinson: Keep the hippies off the grass. Find them a proper venue and give them a permit already Vancouver's annual 4/20 pot protest and farmers market may be a ridiculous event, but it's one that's so popular and well-attended that the city simply needs to suck it up next year and f… There are at least two spaces in Vancouver where a marijuana trade show could easily be hosted
"24.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Sweet revenge for Quebec maple syrup producers: Thief gets five years for role in $18.7 million heist For Avik Caron, opportunity came knocking in 2011 when the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers rented a warehouse partly owned by his wife to store that year's harvest. Avik Caron, who pleaded guilty, exploded with anger when he heard the stiff sentence.
Caron swore at the judge, banged on a door and tussled with a guard.
"24.04.2017 14:24:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver venture capital firm quietly prospers in Asian high-growth markets For B.C. companies eyeing for ways into difficult-but-lucrative high-growth markets like China and Southeast Asia, J. “It's a huge opportunity”
"24.04.2017 14:08:48" vancouversun.com Will Trump's 100th day in office see a government shutdown? The budget director says they'd be willing to offer Democrats, who have a rare moment of leverage, one dollar of Obamacare payments for one dollar of wall payments Mexico border wall looms large amid U.S. budget tensions
"24.04.2017 13:20:00" vancouversun.com Canada 150: Award-winning poet was an early feminist and international journalist To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. Among the finest poets of her generation, Dorothy Livesay is a symbol to the feminist movement despite her refusal to wear the term feminist, which she dismissed as labelling.
"24.04.2017 13:00:00" vancouversun.com New homeless camp in Victoria is growing Less than a year after the tent city on the courthouse lawn was closed by the province, another downtown park is becoming a focal point for homelessness issues in Victoria. “One guy told me the people in the condos didn't pay for a view to get an eyesore like us. What the hell is he talking about? We're homeless."
"24.04.2017 06:25:00" vancouversun.com How a throne, complete with toilet paper holder, ended up on the roof of a Kamloops home This is the story of how a toilet ended up on a roof in Valleyview. Said throne, complete with toilet paper holder, could be seen on Friday, hoisted in all its glory above 1653 Valleyview Dr. Why is there a toilet on top of this Valleyview house?
"24.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Where the three parties stand on child care The NDP and the Green party have made some big promises when it comes to child care, a hot topic during the provincial election because of long wait-lists and high fees. “The reality is that no matter what happens on May 9 … there will still be a child-care crisis on May 10."
"24.04.2017 05:00:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver dog-sitting startup GoFetch ready to collar online market Fresh off a seven-figure round of investor fundraising, a Vancouver tech startup hopes to unleash the business potential of furry friends. "You could call us Airbnb for this, or Uber for that. But our mission is to build the largest, most trusted and most vibrant pet-related marketplace in the world."
"24.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com Rob Shaw: How the NDP could thump the Liberals in Metro, and still lose the election B.C. New Democrats smell blood in the water in several Liberal-held ridings in Metro Vancouver, and leader John Horgan has spent the bulk of his time during the first half of the election… "Here's a scenario that could easily play out May 9: The NDP thump the Liberals hard in the Lower Mainland. And still lose the election."
"24.04.2017 03:25:00" vancouversun.com B.C. senior adopts old dog, an autumn love story Betty Clements isn't trying to teach her old dog new tricks, but she was happy to give him a new life. “The old back legs give way sometimes. But then, so do mine. We take care of each other.”
"24.04.2017 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver Sun Run: Nearly 40,000 take part in 33rd annual road race At 7:15 a.m., Vancouver bus routes were busier than usual for a Sunday morning, transporting some of the first of 39,744 runners into the downtown core for the 33rd annual Vancouver Sun R… Colourful signs held by supporters along the route were half the fun: "Run like United Airlines Wants Your Seat!", "If Trump Can Run, So Can You," and near the nine km marker, "You're on Cambie Bridge, Now Get Over It!"
"24.04.2017 01:59:58" vancouversun.com 300 guitars for sale: A story of a manic buying spree Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, a song written for jazz singer Nina Simone, perhaps sums up how a lot of people living with bipolar disorder feel. Dr. Barry Rich, a retired physician, is putting the final stamp on what was a two-year manic binge in which he bought 300 guitars.
"24.04.2017 01:47:28" vancouversun.com Photos: Vancouver Sun Run 2017 Check out all the fun at the Vancouver Sun Run 2017 in photos Gallery: Vancouver Sun Run 2017 ... the day in photos.
"24.04.2017 01:34:48" Joseph Gray So many times throughout my career one of the most inticing battles mentally and physically are those days when you line up against guys who you've lost to in the past. You know before the gun goes off that today will be a battle. That's just what I got Great run, Joseph Gray!
"24.04.2017 01:30:58" National Post Music Watch, Canadian folk singer-songwriter Basia Bulat when she performed in the National Post music studio.
"24.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Waterloo, Ont., to turn dog poop into energy, fertilizer through pilot program Waterloo will soon be the home of a pilot program that will turn dog waste into energy, using a process called anaerobic digestion that happens when organic waste breaks down in an environment without oxygen The Ontario city best known for headquartering BlackBerry may soon be known for an entirely different commodity -- dog poop
"24.04.2017 00:57:59" vancouversun.com Vancouver Sun Run: 39,744 take part in 33rd annual road race Colourful signs held by supporters along the route were half the fun: “Run like United Airlines Wants Your Seat!”, “If Trump Can Run, So Can You,” and near the nine km marker, “You're on Cambie Bridge, Now Get Over It!” Even though it was a clammy and overcast day, nearly 40,000 took part, making it the largest running event of any kind in Canada.
"24.04.2017 00:25:00" vancouversun.com New homeless camp in Victoria is growing Reeson Park, a small waterfront greenspace on Wharf Street, next to the Johnson Street Bridge, has long been a spot where a few homeless people might camp overnight. Less than a year after the tent city on the courthouse lawn was closed by the province, another downtown park is becoming a focal point for homelessness issues in Victoria.
"23.04.2017 23:00:00" vancouversun.com When school's out, a dorm stay could open the door to big savings In Canada, living like a student is an option for budget-minded solo or family travellers in the summertime Have you considered staying in a university dorm even when you're on vacation? Particularly in Canada, nightly prices can be reasonable even in large cities — around $100, and sometimes less in more rural areas.
"23.04.2017 21:28:04" Video: Here's a look at the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run. Did you take part? Tag yourself and share this video!
Full details, stories, photos and official times at www.VancouverSun.com.
"23.04.2017 21:06:58" Photos from The Vancouver Sun's post GALLERY: Here's a look at the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run in photos. See more here: http://ow.ly/JELZ30b6pU8
"23.04.2017 20:47:57" Timeline Photos Hey Sun Runners, supporters, fans, volunteers and sponsors, thanks for being a part of the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run! If you were a part of our event today, tag yourself in this photo!
"23.04.2017 20:36:23" Timeline Photos Sun Runners, how was your Vancouver Sun Run? Congrats on finishing the race! You can see your official #VanSunRun time here: http://ow.ly/sGD330b68DL
"23.04.2017 19:24:51" vancouversun.com Vancouver Sun Run 2017: Elite runners bask in the warmth of their victory after a cool run in cloudy Vancouver Joseph Gray hails from Colorado Springs, but he's no stranger to Vancouver. Like so many people, including both guests and locals, he has given the Grouse Grind a try, hiking his way up the famous … Joseph Gray of the U.S. finished eight seconds ahead of Geoff Martinson from Vancouver to top the men's elite category in Vancouver Sun Run.
"23.04.2017 18:25:00" vancouversun.com 'Promiscuous party girl' stereotype played role in Halifax cabbie sex-assault acquittal: professor Al-Rawi, 40, was charged after police found the woman, in her 20s, passed out and partially naked in his car in the early hours of May 23, 2015 The stereotype of the “promiscuous party girl” may have factored into the acquittal of a Halifax cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his car, a review of the case suggests
"23.04.2017 17:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: B.C. Libs commission report to undermine NDP balanced budget Some experts say NDP balanced budgets are achievable, given nearly $1.9 billion in contingency funding over the next three years. “I suspect they need an independent validator for their position because, basically, I'm not sure the people are really believing the Liberal criticism (of the NDP budget)" #bcelxn2017
"23.04.2017 17:08:51" ... And here come the rest of the Sun Runners — all 40,000 of them. Congratulations on a fantastic Vancouver Sun Run! #VanSunRun
"23.04.2017 16:53:00" vancouversun.com 75 cheap eats in Metro Vancouver (with map) An ouchless meal — that is, one that doesn't hurt when you pay — is part of what makes this city so great. Need some cheap eats fast, after your Sun Run? Read and share restaurant critic Mia Stainsby's list of the 75 best cheap eats in Metro Vancouver.
"23.04.2017 16:20:30" LIVE: We're at the 2017 Vancouver Sun Run finish line.
"23.04.2017 15:21:12" Hello Sun Runners! We're here at the starting line of the Vancouver Sun Run 2017, where crowds are starting to gather. Some 40,000+ people are running today!
"23.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Teen pals have beaten all odds to compete, but this Sun Run will be for fun Teen track star Luke Harris has never laced up for the Vancouver Sun Run before — it's always been high-level training or competitive events for the three-time 800-metres provincial champion. “Luke is the wind beneath Ges's wings, and Ges is the wind beneath Luke's wings. The two of them together are like magic.”
"23.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com Chinese restaurant takes top title in VanMag restaurant awards "Chef Sam Leung has bridged the gap like no other, by reaching out to non-Chinese diners without compromising the integrity of his traditional dishes.” Dynasty Seafood is the first Chinese restaurant to take the Restaurant of The Year title in the 28th annual restaurant awards.
"23.04.2017 14:03:00" vancouversun.com Transplant survivors, donors lace up to show their stuff in the Sun Run Sun Runner Margaret Benson was always an athlete — though some years she was more of an athlete than others, to be sure. Margaret Benson is part of a 39-person running team called the Transplant Trotters, composed of transplant recipients, donors, their family and friends, all joining the 33rd annual Sun Run on Sunday morning to boost National Transplant Awareness week.
"23.04.2017 14:00:00" vancouversun.com Five 'stop-watches' for the 2017 Sun Run 1. Ever-cool Tim Hopkins returns as race director for Sunday's 33rd annual race, which will exceed 41,000 participants, including Olympic racewalkers, wheelchair racers, elite athletes, VIP guests,… 5 things you'll want to know about the Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday, whether you're running or watching.
"23.04.2017 14:00:00" Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history.
Sun Run 2017 FAQ: http://ow.ly/PWXg30b4hVh
"23.04.2017 13:30:00" vancouversun.com Inside track on what you need to know for Sun Run 2017 RACE PACKAGE PICK UP AT B.C. PLACE SOUTH ENTRANCE Individual race package pick up is at B.C. Place Stadium for only two days. Are you running the Vancouver Sun Run today? Here's what you need to know.
"23.04.2017 07:00:00" vancouversun.com Handcrafted chicken soup doesn't happen in 30 minutes but it can take less work than you might think Through testing and tips from experts, we have developed a method for making chicken soup with taste as complex as any handcrafted coffee.
"23.04.2017 06:27:00" vancouversun.com 'Lay rescuers' who help those in cardiac arrest often suffer emotional trauma; new network may help Most arrests happen in the home, which adds a whole other layer of trauma and distress. 'That scene may play in your mind for the rest of your life' Would you help if someone needed it? Bystander CPR rates remain astonishingly low. Many cardiac arrests are witnessed, yet only a third of them receive bystander CPR.
"23.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Why the flat-earth movement is the best symbol of the increasingly diminished value of truth and intelligence Calum Marsh: The rhetoric suggests a sort of proud alienation; Flat-Earthers are alone, because they're courageous enough to state a strange idea. What about the current state of affairs has this group growing so rapidly?
"23.04.2017 05:00:00" vancouversun.com Matt Robinson: Keep the hippies off the grass. Find them a proper venue and give them a permit already Vancouver's annual 4/20 pot protest and farmers market may be a ridiculous event, but it's one that's so popular and well-attended that the city simply needs to suck it up next year and f… Is a permit a good idea for this pot party?
"23.04.2017 04:19:00" vancouversun.com Teen pals have beaten all odds to compete, but this Sun Run will be for fun Teen track star Luke Harris has never laced up for the Vancouver Sun Run before — it's always been high-level training or competitive events for the three-time 800-metres provincial champion. “Luke is the wind beneath Ges's wings, and Ges is the wind beneath Luke's wings. The two of them together are like magic.”
"23.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' dies at 56. NEW YORK — Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56. Sad news for fans of the '70s TV classic.
"23.04.2017 04:04:00" vancouversun.com Inside track on what you need to know for Sun Run 2017 RACE PACKAGE PICK UP AT B.C. PLACE SOUTH ENTRANCE Individual race package pick up is at B.C. Place Stadium for only two days. Are you running the Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday? Here's what you need to know.
"23.04.2017 03:30:00" vancouversun.com Transplant survivors, donors lace up to show their stuff in the Sun Run Sun Runner Margaret Benson was always an athlete — though some years she was more of an athlete than others, to be sure. Margaret Benson is part of a 39-person running team called the Transplant Trotters, composed of transplant recipients, donors, their family and friends, all joining the 33rd annual Sun Run on Sunday morning to boost National Transplant Awareness week.
"23.04.2017 03:25:00" vancouversun.com Jason Botchford: Jonathan Dahlen highlights the 'next core,' who can score If you're looking to forget about Nikita Tryamkin, a 19-year-old forward who just led a Swedish professional team in goals and points is a good start. Looking for one more silver lining from a lost season?
"23.04.2017 03:15:00" vancouversun.com Five 'stop-watches' for the 2017 Sun Run 1. Ever-cool Tim Hopkins returns as race director for Sunday's 33rd annual race, which will exceed 41,000 participants, including Olympic racewalkers, wheelchair racers, elite athletes, VIP guests,… 5 things you'll want to know about the Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday, whether you're running or watching.
"23.04.2017 03:01:00" vancouversun.com Miss Vickie's orders recall of jalapeño chips Miss Vickie's orders recall of jalapeno chips Miss Vickie's chips has announced a voluntary recall of its jalapeño-flavoured brand kettle cooked chips because of the potential presence of salmonella in the seasoning.
"23.04.2017 02:46:27" vancouversun.com 'She did not get the risks at all': Island teen dies of suspected fentanyl overdose Vancouver Island teen Heather McLean died from a suspected overdose of fentanyl-laced cocaine on Easter Sunday, just weeks before her 18th birthday. Despite dabbling in drugs, she was convinced she was doing the right things to stay safe.
"23.04.2017 02:44:16" The Vancouver Sun's cover photo It's almost here ... Did you Sun Run last year? If you're in this photo from the 2016 Vancouver Sun Run, tag yourself!
"23.04.2017 02:00:00" vancouversun.com Photos: 2017 Vaisakhi wows crowds in Surrey Hundreds of thousands of people turned out to see and participate in Surrey's huge and colourful Vaisakhi parade Saturday. Postmedia photographer Jason Payne was there. We got some great photos at today's fantastic Vaisakhi celebration in Surrey. Check them out
"23.04.2017 01:49:27" vancouversun.com Lethbridge police target 'chronic' amount of outdoor sex in city parks Complaints of couples engaging in sexual acts along the Old Man river valley have reached what police are calling chronic levels. With spring in the air and one's thoughts naturally turning to those of romantic rendezvous, police in Lethbridge kindly ask they not take place in city green spaces.
"23.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Real life polygamy: Where sisters are sister-wives and sometimes even wife-and-wife CRANBROOK, B.C. — Double weddings to most of us mean two brides and two grooms, but not for some Mormon fundamentalists like Winston Blackmore. The reality of polygamy in Mormon fundamentalist communities like Bountiful, B.C. — as opposed to the reality TV version — is unfolding in a B.C. Supreme Court trial.
"23.04.2017 01:02:04" National Post Music Cover Song: Stars perform a cover of
The Smiths 'What Difference Does It Make?'
#npmusic #npsessions #coversong
"23.04.2017 00:24:00" vancouversun.com Someone tried to own 'take off, eh': Secrets from the Canadian trademarks database That pleasing sound on the Vancouver SkyTrain is not only trademarked, it's legally described as 'ding dang dong' Public transportation systems across Canada have trademarked their names, logos and slogans. But Vancouver's TransLink appears to be the only one that has trademarked the soundscape.
"22.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Is there chalk and talcum in your garlic powder? Food fraud expert warns of tainted garlic product Turmeric cut with corn, nutmeg diluted with pepper, and dried oregano adulterated with 'other plant matter'. Dried spices are among the most fraudulent foods A leading food fraud expert is warning that the garlic powder being sold in grocery stores, including those in Canada, could be tainted.
"22.04.2017 23:00:00" vancouversun.com Karen Barnaby: Fall under the spell of a little impossible dessert magic A billion years ago, well not quite a billion but a little more than 40, I worked as a Santa Claus photographer for a season. Whether you call this Impossible Pie or Magic Cake, the result is the same ... scrumptious.
"22.04.2017 22:20:00" vancouversun.com New model with extensive redesign: Apple readies iPhone overhaul for smartphone's 10th anniversary Ten years after Steve Jobs held up the original iPhone to a gushing San Francisco crowd, Apple Inc. is planning its most extensive iPhone lineup to date The iPhone is getting an overhaul for its 10th birthday.
"22.04.2017 21:25:00" vancouversun.com Cougar commute: Big cats caught strolling through SkyTrain station (with video) A pair of cougars strolled through the Inlet Centre SkyTrain station in Port Moody early Friday morning. The cougars' trip took about two minutes as they moved from the entrance of the station to the exit, disappearing into the night without encountering a train or person.
"22.04.2017 20:40:00" vancouversun.com Ian Mulgrew: Bountiful polygamy trial reveals spinelessness of politicians The prosecution of Winston Blackmore and James Oler, leaders of rival breakaway sects of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints, is a make-work project born of politica… "Pardon me for thinking this entire affair is another black eye for the legal system and the Liberals," writes columnist Ian Mulgrew.
"22.04.2017 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Canada 150: Canada's original soccer hero To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. "Dazzling on the dribble,” “a glorious shot with both feet,” ... “Scottie” Turner reigned on the soccer field in the first half of the century.
"22.04.2017 19:10:00" vancouversun.com Panel told alleged fraud dropped several politicians' names to woo investors A B.C. Securities Commission panel has heard allegations that Paul Oei claimed a number of politicians were supporting a Metro Vancouver recycling plant project, allegedly the centre of an immigrat… Investor Sui Zhang on Friday added Richmond Conservative MP Alice Wong's name to the list of B.C. politicians the panel has heard Oei mentioned to investors, a list that includes Premier Christy Clark.
"22.04.2017 18:25:00" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Clark's Massey mega-bridge bashed by rivals' tunnel-vision It would hardly be a proper B.C. election without the parties debating the wisdom of some huge taxpayer-financed controversy: Northeast Coal, Coquihalla Highway, Fast Ferries, Vancouver Convention … The latest big-ticket project — the estimated $3.5 billion proposal to replace the Massey Tunnel with a 10-lane bridge — also turned up as a major point of contention Thursday in the first leadership debate of campaign 2017.
"22.04.2017 17:40:00" vancouversun.com Greyhound bus crash near Quesnel leaves one dead, 7 injured QUESNEL — One person has been killed and seven others injured in a crash involving a Greyhound bus and three other vehicles near Quesnel. The bus was reportedly en route from Clinton to Prince George when it collided with a car, a pickup truck and a tractor that was towing a piece of farm equipment.
"22.04.2017 16:55:27" vancouversun.com American Airlines flight attendant violently takes baby stroller from mother Later, an unidentified male passenger confronts the flight attendant, telling him, 'You do that to me and I'll knock you flat.' The flight attendant responds with 'Hit me. Bring it on' A video taken by a passenger and posted on Facebook shows the sobbing woman holding a small child and saying, “You can't use violence with baby.”
"22.04.2017 16:36:00" Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history.
Sun Run 2017 FAQ: http://ow.ly/PWXg30b4hVh
"22.04.2017 16:30:00" vancouversun.com Inside track on what you need to know for Sun Run 2017 RACE PACKAGE PICK UP AT B.C. PLACE SOUTH ENTRANCE Individual race package pick up is at B.C. Place Stadium for only two days. Are you running in the Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday? Here's what you need to know.
"22.04.2017 16:30:00" vancouversun.com Metro Vancouver launches 'The Unflushables' campaign Metro Vancouver spends hundreds of thousands of dollars each year dealing with problems caused by the strange things people flush down their toilets. The campaign focuses on the worst offenders for clogged drains: wipes, paper towels, dental floss, hair, tampons and applicators, and condoms.
"22.04.2017 15:30:00" vancouversun.com Douglas Todd: Residential school story becoming over-simplified, says chief "I wouldn't want to have a reconciliation that simply balances the ledger and still has hatred afterwards. That would be tragic; that would be same old, same old.” B.C. Chief Robert Joseph regrets Canadians are becoming “too positional” about residential schools.
"22.04.2017 14:31:00" vancouversun.com Inside track on what you need to know for Sun Run 2017 RACE PACKAGE PICK UP AT B.C. PLACE SOUTH ENTRANCE Individual race package pick up is at B.C. Place Stadium for only two days. Are you running in the Vancouver Sun Run today? Here's what you need to know.
"22.04.2017 14:27:50" National Post Music Watch the video now:
Jenny Lewis was in the National Post music studio and performed "Just One Of The Guys".
"22.04.2017 14:20:14" vancouversun.com Miss Vickie's orders recall of jalapeno chips Miss Vickie's orders recall of jalapeno chips ALERT: Miss Vickie's chips has recalled its jalapeño-flavoured brand kettle cooked chips because of the potential presence of salmonella in the seasoning.
"22.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Horgan says replacing Pattullo Bridge is a top priority B.C. NDP leader John Horgan boosted his election transit promises Friday by saying his government would immediately fund a replacement for the aging Pattullo Bridge. “I'm committed to making sure we end the chaos in traffic in the region by replacing the Pattullo Bridge. The mayors know it needs to get done, Christy Clark has not been at the table," Horgan said.
"22.04.2017 13:00:00" vancouversun.com TransLink adds 26 new hybrid articulated buses to its fleet TransLink is more than doubling the number of hybrid articulated buses in its fleet, with the first batch of new vehicles arriving in time for Earth Day on April 22. Earth Day is today. TransLink's news buses use 17-per-cent less fuel than diesel-powered models that went into service 17 years ago.
"22.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com After 43 years of elegant writing in Sun sports, Beamer lands in retirement For 43 years Mike Beamish has worked in sports at The Vancouver Sun, and for most of that time, in some form or another, he has covered the B. Mike Beamish was the first Vancouver sportswriter to interview Pavel Bure.
"22.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com In the Garden: Farewell to a career taken down the garden path Steve Whysall is leaving the Vancouver Sun after 38 years, 26 of which has been spent writing garden stories. But it is also the end of his 49 years working as a journalist during which time he has… Our long-time gardening columnist Steve Whysall is putting his keyboard back in the shed for the final time.
"22.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Ex-gangster testifies he gave gun to 'hitman' Cory Vallee A former United Nations gangster says he provided a handgun to accused killer Cory Vallee, who he described as a “hitman” hired by the gang. “My understanding was that this was an individual that had done these kinds of jobs — that of being a hitman — before for the biker gangs in eastern Canada somewhere.”
"22.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Liberals pounce on NDP's mixed MSP messages B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan refused again Friday to say how his party would pay for its promised $1.7 billion elimination of MSP premiums, amid renewed attacks that he's simply delaying announcing … Horgan sidestepped questions about why two of his candidates have publicly indicated the Medical Services Plan premiums would be rolled into income tax should the NDP win the May 9 election, potentially resulting in higher income taxes for some B.C.
"22.04.2017 04:40:00" vancouversun.com Five things: Comparing Ontario's and B.C.'s 15 per cent non-resident real estate tax What Toronto may have drawn from how B.C. implemented its 15 per cent levy in Metro Vancouver last July, and some lessons going the other way. Chatter is focused on what Toronto may have drawn on from the way B.C. implemented its 15 per cent “additional property transfer tax” in Metro Vancouver for foreign buyers last July, plus a few things that Vancouver might take from Toronto's plan some
"22.04.2017 04:25:56" The Vancouver Sun's cover photo Are you ready to Sun Run? The Vancouver Sun Run takes place Sunday. Follow us here on Facebook for the latest stories, the how-tos and, of course, the results.
"22.04.2017 04:24:46" The Vancouver Sun's cover photo
"22.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com This Week in History: 1966-2017 The Grateful Dead's first Vancouver show is released, 51 years later Saturday is Record Store Day, a celebration of the world's independent record stores. This year's Grateful Dead Record Store Day release is from Vancouver: the band's performance at the PNE Gardens on July 29, 1966. The album cover is a psychedelic masterpiece by Vancouver rock poster legend Bob Masse.
"22.04.2017 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Matt Robinson: Keep the hippies off the grass. Find them a proper venue and give them a permit already Vancouver's annual 4/20 pot protest and farmers market may be a ridiculous event, but it's one that's so popular and well-attended that the city simply needs to suck it up next year and f… If not Sunset Beach, what weedy patch should this popular event take over?
"22.04.2017 03:10:00" vancouversun.com Photos: Vancouver firefighter Robert Roselund given departmental funeral Vancouver firefighter Bob Roselund, who died of cancer on April 7, was given a departmental funeral Thursday. The death of Captain Roselund, a veteran of 22 years, is being considered in the line of duty.
"22.04.2017 02:53:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Parties tackle hot-button issue of housing affordability, in their own ways B.C. residents say affordable housing is the top election issue, according to several polls. Have we heard enough about housing affordability in the election campaign so far?
"22.04.2017 02:32:44" vancouversun.com Teen pals have beaten all odds to compete, but this Sun Run will be for fun Teen track star Luke Harris has never laced up for the Vancouver Sun Run before — it's always been high-level training or competitive events for the three-time 800-metres provincial champion. “Luke is the wind beneath Ges's wings, and Ges is the wind beneath Luke's wings. The two of them together are like magic.”
"22.04.2017 02:10:00" vancouversun.com 75 cheap eats in Metro Vancouver (with map) An ouchless meal — that is, one that doesn't hurt when you pay — is part of what makes this city so great. Like to eat on the cheap? Read and share restaurant critic Mia Stainsby's list of the 75 best cheap eats in Metro Vancouver.
*Do you have a favourite cheap restaurant that's not on this list? Please let us know in the Comments, and we might make a Cheap
"22.04.2017 01:47:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Horgan says replacing Pattullo Bridge is a top priority The funding, which is part of the NDP's proposed $10 billion capital plan, would mean the bridge is replaced before the second phase of the TransLink Mayors' Council transit plan, said Horgan. B.C. NDP leader John Horgan boosted his election transit promises Friday by saying his government would immediately fund a replacement for the aging Pattullo Bridge.
"22.04.2017 00:35:00" Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history.
Sun Run 2017 FAQ: http://ow.ly/PWXg30b4hVh
"22.04.2017 00:29:00" vancouversun.com Inside track on what you need to know for Sun Run 2017 RACE PACKAGE PICK UP AT B.C. PLACE SOUTH ENTRANCE Individual race package pick up is at B.C. Place Stadium for only two days. Are you running in the Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday? Here's what you need to know.
"21.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Tennessee student, 15, found safe more than a month after she was kidnapped by 50-year-old teacher The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said 50-year-old Tad Cummins had been taken into custody and that the girl was found in Siskiyou County in northern California. The agency said it planned a news conference for 4 p.m. EDT to release more details. A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher more than a month ago was found safe in California and the teacher was arrested, authorities said Thursday.
"21.04.2017 23:19:00" vancouversun.com The new Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks is packed with colours, calories, sugar and saturated fat Nor should its “magical” flavours – first sweet, then fruity, finally sour – lull you into ignoring nearly 60 grams (almost 1/3 cup) of sugar. Don't let its colour-changing “spectacle” distract you from the fact that it contains 50 per cent of a day's worth of saturated fat.
"21.04.2017 22:40:00" vancouversun.com 'Intellectual snob' sues over negative reference but judge sides with his badmouthing boss In a reference check, when asked whether he would rehire an economist, his former boss said, 'no way.' The economist sued. He lost. Adam Papp was the top candidate when he applied for a job in 2014 as a statistician for the Yukon government. The only remaining obstacle was the reference check. And then things went south.
"21.04.2017 22:13:00" vancouversun.com Ex-boyfriend who brought nude photos of woman to her work sentenced under D.C. revenge porn laws Five times in October 2015, prosecutors said, Lamont Roberts posted the photos on the front door of his former girlfriend's house, which she shares with her mother and children Nine years in a cell for revenge porn: "He made her life a living nightmare with photographs of her vagina."
"21.04.2017 21:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Appeal Court overturns defamation suit by Greens' Andrew Weaver against newspaper The lawsuit involved four articles published by the Post in 2009 and 2010 that Weaver claimed defamed him by implying he fabricated stories about the fossil fuel industry and allegedly engaged in deceitful, unscientific conduct. The B.C. Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial in a defamation lawsuit against the National Post by climate-scientist and politician Andrew Weaver, who was originally awarded $50,000 in damages.
"21.04.2017 21:34:52" National Post Music Watch, Vancouver indie rock band Said The Whale's performance in the National Post music studio.
#npmusic #npsessions #rock #yvr
"21.04.2017 21:33:39" National Post Music Watch, Vancouver indie rock band Said The Whale's performance in the National Post music studio.
#npmusic #npsessions #rock #yvr
"21.04.2017 21:18:30" vancouversun.com Inside track on what you need to know for Sun Run 2017 RACE PACKAGE PICK UP AT B.C. PLACE SOUTH ENTRANCE Individual race package pick up is at B.C. Place Stadium for only two days. Are you running in the Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday? Here's what you need to know.
"21.04.2017 21:05:00" vancouversun.com Amy Schumer buys $2,000 mattress for store employee who let her use the bathroom Schumer has developed a reputation for her generosity, after leaving a $1,000 tip on a $77 bar bill in New York City last year Sagine Lazarre, the manager, directed comedian Amy Schumer to the bathroom. Before leaving the store, Schumer asked Lazarre what mattress in the store was her favourite and then bought it on the spot — for a whopping $2,000.
"21.04.2017 20:40:00" vancouversun.com News of Serena Williams' pregnancy is a reminder she's human — something easy to forget Scott Stinson: Williams has a ridiculous ability to win against the odds. Compete in a Slam with a little Serena in the womb? Done and done Now 35, Serena Williams won the Australian Open for the seventh time in January, which means she was in the early stages of pregnancy when she won her 23rd Grand Slam, breaking the record she held with Steffi Graf for most-ever in the Open era.
"21.04.2017 20:20:00" vancouversun.com People who drink diet soda daily are almost three times more likely to develop stroke, dementia: study Normal soda isn't an option either, after not only being associated with obesity and its consequences, such as diabetes, but with poorer memory and smaller overall brain volumes Americans trying to stay healthy have abandoned sugary drinks for diet drinks in droves over the past few decades on the theory that the latter is better than the former. Now, more evidence has emerged to refute that rationale.
"21.04.2017 20:19:02" B.C. Election 2017: Our panel discusses the issues ICYMI: Columnists Vaughn Palmer, Mike Smyth and Rob Shaw discussed B.C. Election 2017 on Thursday. Weigh in with your thoughts on the issues of this election.
"21.04.2017 19:51:00" vancouversun.com 75 cheap eats in Metro Vancouver (with map) An ouchless meal — that is, one that doesn't hurt when you pay — is part of what makes this city so great. Like to eat on the cheap? Read and share restaurant critic Mia Stainsby's list of the 75 best cheap eats in Metro Vancouver.
"21.04.2017 19:49:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Cracks in B.C. employment cloud picture of overall strong economy Employment growth and the economy are cornerstones of the B.C. Liberal party's bid for re-election. There are cracks in the picture presented by the headline claim of 222,000 net new jobs having been created since 2011, with stats showing that the job growth hasn't been equally shared across the province.
"21.04.2017 19:35:45" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Horgan says replacing Pattullo Bridge is a top priority The funding, which is part of the NDP's proposed $10 billion capital plan, would mean the bridge is replaced before the second phase of the TransLink Mayors' Council transit plan, said Horgan. B.C. NDP leader John Horgan boosted his election transit promises Friday by saying his government would immediately fund a replacement for the aging Pattullo Bridge.
"21.04.2017 19:00:00" vancouversun.com Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car in Los Angeles Cuba Gooding Sr.'s own father fled Barbados and went to Cuba — hence the name of his son — before becoming a taxi driver in Manhattan. Cuba Gooding Sr., who sang the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," has died. Authorities say the 72-year-old singer and father of Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. was found dead in a car Thursday in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles.
"21.04.2017 18:40:00" vancouversun.com 'Sausage-machine TV': Commons committee wants CBC to answer for controversial history series Canada: The Story of Us has faced a public backlash over its representation of francophones, indigenous people and some regions of the country A House of Commons committee is asking CBC representatives to testify about the controversial history docu-drama Canada: The Story of Us.
"21.04.2017 18:30:15" business.financialpost.com Family Finance B.C. couple are outspending their monthly income by 38% and could be forced to sell their condo and become renters. But there are solutions In their mid-sixties and in a vise of debt, B.C. couple needs a balance-sheet fix and fast #business
"21.04.2017 18:09:31" vancouversun.com Cooper the Golden Labradoodle placed on the wrong Westjet flight, ends up lost in Hamilton "Cooper" was supposed to be flown from Halifax to Deer Lake, but ended up in Hamilton where he escaped from his leash during a walk A search is under way in the Hamilton area for a dog that wound up in the city after apparently being placed aboard a wrong Westjet flight.
"21.04.2017 18:07:00" vancouversun.com Ontario slaps 15% tax on foreign buyers, expands rent control in 16-point plan to cool housing The rent control measures, which apply province-wide, were immediately met with threats from developers to cancel projects in the Greater Toronto Area, an outcome that could ultimately lead to an even tighter market for rental accommodation. The Ontario government moved forward Thursday with initiatives to rein in the housing market in and around its largest city, announcing 16 new measures including a 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers and expanded rent control rules.
"21.04.2017 18:06:00" vancouversun.com The Olympia Pizza saga: from a small Greek Island to a Vancouver institution John Kerasiotis was dispatched to work on a berry farm in Ontario. But he wasn't too fond of the winter, and within a year he migrated across the country to B.C. In 1959 times were tough on the Greek Island of Evia. So a beneficent English lord who employed many of the island's young people put up the money to send a bunch of them abroad.
"21.04.2017 17:53:11" vancouversun.com Matt Robinson: City of Vancouver, mayor banking on last minute cash for controversial project The plans are controversial and as they stand suggest a recent mayoral promise may be broken. But there's a larger dynamic at play with this development that offers some good insight into modern intergovernmental politicking. A long-standing sore point in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside was aggravated this week when city staff prepared to market the latest plans for a development at 58 West Hastings Street.
"21.04.2017 17:07:00" vancouversun.com Investigation begins as third person dies in derailment on Vancouver Island RCMP Cpl. Tammy Douglas confirms the victim died after being transported to hospital. A third person has died following a train derailment in the northern Vancouver Island community of Woss, B.C.
"21.04.2017 17:02:00" vancouversun.com Sorry, vegetarians. A new study says eating green won't lower your risk of early death According to the authors, earlier studies linking vegetarian diets with lower death rates have been criticized for not being representative of the general population People go vegetarian for lots of reasons, says the University of Alberta's Timothy Caulfield: Animal welfare. Personal branding. The “health halo.” It just won't prolong their life, suggests a large new study.
"21.04.2017 16:55:10" vancouversun.com Vancouver field 'trashed' during annual 4-20 pot protest, says park board Acting park operations director Howard Normann says Sunset Field, behind Sunset Beach on English Bay, will have to be closed for three to four weeks. Vancouver Park Board officials estimate damage from Thursday's unsanctioned marijuana protest could take several weeks and thousands of dollars to repair. http://ow.ly/MvGl30b3H28
"21.04.2017 16:47:01" vancouversun.com Virginia woman who shot her husband in drunken fight over a dog bite found guilty of murder Paula Marshall's husband handed her a loaded gun and told her: 'If you want to shoot it, go ahead.' In a video at trial, she said she was counting the hours until his death “My husband gave me a gun,” Paula Thompson Marshall would tell a 911 dispatcher just after shooting her husband Oct. 5. “I didn't know it was loaded. He was being stupid about the dog, and now I've shot him accidentally.”
"21.04.2017 16:01:07" vancouversun.com Kamloops Yellow Cabs tries dispatching from Pakistan Abdul Rasheed operates Yellow Cabs, based on the North Shore. The owner of a Kamloops cab company “experimenting” with dispatch based in Pakistan is blaming the B.C. Liberal government for a pre-election promise that it will allow Uber and other ride-sharing companies to operate in B.C.
"21.04.2017 15:20:00" vancouversun.com Russia moves military gear to border as North Korea warns U.S. it could launch 'super-mighty' strike A video published by a local news site showed a train carrying 12 tracked vehicles, including Tor surface-to-air missile systems, towards the border with North Korea Russia has moved heavy military equipment towards its border with North Korea amid fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States.
"21.04.2017 15:00:00" vancouversun.com UC Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter speech but organizers reject strict conditions The university had announced Wednesday that it was cancelling Coulter's appearance following several political protests in Berkeley that turned violent “What are they going to do? Arrest me?”
"21.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Spanish man trapped in underwater cave survived 60 hours in air pocket Trapped in the lonely darkness of an underwater cave, Xisco Gracia was clinging to life but could only think about how he sent his friend to a sure death A diver experienced his "worst nightmare" when he was trapped in the lonely darkness of an underwater cave.
"21.04.2017 14:22:00" vancouversun.com Just Ivanka: As her fame skyrockets, Trump daughter launches legal battle to protect her first name In China, local entrepreneurs are rushing to grab trademarks for Ivanka Trump, hoping to make a killing on everything from sanitary napkins to chewing gum "We really have never had a first family so interested in exploiting their names as a consequence of the inherent exposure that they get from the presidency."
"21.04.2017 14:00:00" vancouversun.com The truth is out there: 'The X-Files is coming back Fox said Thursday it has ordered a second chapter of what it's calling an "X-Files event series." The X-Files is coming back. Again. #arts
"21.04.2017 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Jason Botchford: Canucks lose Tryamkin to the KHL in a stunner One Canuck saved a bombshell for after the season, and not the good kind. Unless you think you can find something good in the Canucks losing one of their top young players. What are your thoughts a day after the Tryamkin bombshell?
"21.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Matt Robinson: City of Vancouver, mayor banking on last minute cash for controversial project A long-standing sore point in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside was aggravated this week when city staff prepared to market the latest plans for a development at 58 West Hastings St… As of now, half of the planned units would be priced at a welfare or pension rate and the other half would be low-end rental.
The problem is, Mayor Robertson promised last year every unit in the building would be priced at welfare rate of $375 a month.
"21.04.2017 06:10:01" vancouversun.com B.C. polygamy trial does not include a challenge to the law's validity CRANBROOK, B.C. – The polygamy trial of two Mormon fundamentalist leaders is unusual. But the issues and evidence raised have nothing to do with whether the centuries' old law is valid. Winston Blackmore's lawyer says that his client doesn't believe he is doing anything wrong by following one of his religion's fundamental teachings that to reach the highest degree of salvation a man must have multiple wives.
"21.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Witness links United Nations gang to Bacon shooting, Bacon associate's murder The man, who can only be identified as D, testified in B.C. Supreme Court about the bounties the UN put on the heads of Jonathan, Jarrod and Jamie Bacon, along with their Red Scorpions gang associates. A former UN member says he believes the gang was behind the attempt on Jonathan Bacon's life in September 2006 — as well as the slaying of a Bacon associate a few months earlier.
"21.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com American convicted of smuggling cocaine into Canada Victor Tyrone Peal, along with Surrey resident Kyle Maurice Provo, were arrested by Surrey RCMP after being found in a field on the night of Nov. 8, 2014, near the Canada-U.S. border. Near the two men were three backpacks containing the cocaine. A Bellingham man has been convicted of smuggling 29 kilos of cocaine into Canada in late 2014 (his Surrey accomplice has already been convicted and was sentenced to six years in jail.)
"21.04.2017 04:40:00" vancouversun.com The Olympia Pizza saga: from a small Greek Island to a Vancouver institution In 1959 times were tough on the Greek Island of Evia. So a beneficent English lord who employed many of the island's young people put up the money to send a bunch of them abroad. Fifty years later, Olympia Pizza is still going strong at 3205 West Broadway. And it's still owned and operated by the Kerasiotis family, who have become a Vancouver institution.
"21.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Cracks in B.C. employment cloud picture of overall strong economy Employment growth and the economy are cornerstones of the B.C. Liberal party's bid for re-election. By the end of 2016, B.C. saw the strongest gain in employment in a single year since the 1990s, said economist Ken Peacock, vice-president at the Business Council of B.C.
"21.04.2017 03:10:00" vancouversun.com Surrey Creep Catchers post another video of alleged sex predator Surrey Creep Catchers have posted another video of an alleged sex predator who came to meet a seven-year-old girl Wednesday night.
"21.04.2017 03:10:00" vancouversun.com 75 cheap eats in Metro Vancouver (with map) An ouchless meal — that is, one that doesn't hurt when you pay — is part of what makes this city so great. Like to eat, for cheap? Share this list of restaurant critic Mia Stainsby's top 75 cheap eats in Metro Vancouver.
"21.04.2017 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Richmond overrun: Pretty parrot's feather chokes out plants, 'clogs up water flow' Richmond is being overrun by parrot's feather, a particularly quick-growing, invasive aquatic plant that's been spreading thick and fast for years after being dumped by owners of aquariums or sprea… “It definitely clogs up the water flow. If we weren't doing anything about it, it would create more problems with drainage.”
"21.04.2017 02:10:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver Aquarium belugas died from mystery toxin, investigation finds Two belugas that died at the Vancouver Aquarium last fall succumbed to a mysterious toxin, according to a five-month investigation. An investigation involving dozens of veterinary pathologists, toxicologists, genome specialists, medical doctors, and field research scientists failed to find a specific toxin.
Toxins are difficult to identify because they persist for a limited time in
"21.04.2017 01:38:51" vancouversun.com Canada's largest 4/20 rally still a 'protestival' despite coming legalization Despite legalization on the horizon, organizers of the annual Vancouver 4/20 cannabis rally say there's little reason to end their battle to free the weed. Organizers say 4/20 will remain a “protestival” until cannabis users can grow and share as much of the plant as they want.
"21.04.2017 00:52:00" vancouversun.com Cracks in B.C. employment cloud picture of overall strong economy Employment growth and the economy are cornerstones of the B.C. Liberal party's bid for re-election. There are cracks in the picture presented by the headline claim of 222,000 net new jobs having been created since 2011, with stats showing that the job growth hasn't been equally shared across the province.
"20.04.2017 23:41:00" vancouversun.com Fact check: NDP's balanced budget, fentanyl funds During the provincial election campaign, Postmedia will be fact-checking the promises and statements made by politicians. Highlighting a failed Liberal promise to find a family doctor for every British Columbian, the NDP on Monday issued a news release saying that 700,000 residents still don't have one. Although not in the release, Horgan told reporters later that 200,000 of
"20.04.2017 23:32:33" The Province Live: Reporter Dan Fumano is covering Vancouver's 4/20 celebrations.
"20.04.2017 23:15:42" vancouversun.com Two Seattle officers shot, one critically; suspect on the run SEATTLE — Two Seattle police officers responding to a robbery at a convenience store were shot, one critically, and authorities were still searching for a suspect Thursday. Robbery in Seattle's oldest neighbourhood, Pioneer Square, led to shooting.
"20.04.2017 22:50:00" vancouversun.com Christie Blatchford: The real mistake of the judge facing a judicial hearing after wading into a beach dispute with local aboriginals Did he really do something so terrible that he should be removed from the bench, or did he just speak from the wrong side of the wrong issue? Did Ontario Superior Court Judge Frank Newbould really do something so terrible that he should be removed from the bench, or was his real mistake that he was speaking from the wrong side of the wrong issue at the wrong time?
"20.04.2017 22:44:07" vancouversun.com Vancouver 4/20 revellers light up Sunset Beach Police, fire, City of Vancouver, Park Board and BC Ambulance Service staff will be on hand to monitor the event. The marijuana enthusiasts are starting to roll onto Sunset Beach for the annual 4/20 marijuana demonstration.
"20.04.2017 22:23:04" The Province Reporter Dan Fumano talks to the "princess of pot" Jodie Emery at Vancouver's 4/20 celebrations. Reporter Dan Fumano talks to the "princess of pot" Jodie Emery at Vancouver's 4/20 celebrations.
"20.04.2017 22:16:24" vancouversun.com Paris gunman kills police officer and wounds two others in attack on famous Champs-Elysees shopping area The gunfire sent scores of tourists fleeing into side streets. The suspect was shot dead by police before anyone else was injured An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police on Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him.
"20.04.2017 21:38:04" Timeline Photos LIVE: Our next Facebook live-stream from 4/20 takes place at 3:20. Join us then.
"20.04.2017 21:27:03" The Province LIVE: Reporter Dan Fumano is covering Vancouver's 4/20 celebrations. LIVE: We're at Vancouver's 4/20 celebrations.
"20.04.2017 21:14:01" Timeline Photos Facebook Live: Join us as we live-stream from Vancouver's 4/20 celebrations.
"20.04.2017 20:07:55" LIVE: Columnists Vaughn Palmer, Mike Smyth and Rob Shaw are discussing B.C. Election 2017. Post your questions for our panel in the Comments section.
"20.04.2017 20:04:28" news.nationalpost.com DJ Format and Toronto rapper Abdominal dredge up some 'Dirt' in the NP Sessions Studio For 14 years, DJ Format and rapper Abdominal have been entertaining crowds from Toronto to the U.K. Now the two have joined forces with a new album New Video: DJ Format and Toronto rapper Abdominal dredge up some 'Dirt' in the NP Sessions Studio.
Watch it now.
"20.04.2017 19:41:49" Timeline Photos Facebook Live, 1:15 p.m.: Our political panel of Vaughn Palmer, Mike Smyth and Rob Shaw are discussing the issues of B.C. Election 2017, LIVE on Facebook.
"20.04.2017 19:40:00" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Liberals pounce on NDP's perceived 'shortage of specifics' The B.C. Liberals got left behind last week when the New Democrats put out their election platform to mostly favourable notices. The governing party's initial news conference was a rush job. It cited numerous holes in the 100-page-plus NDP plan but arrived with holes of its own, lacking details, costing and possible consequences.
"20.04.2017 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Flying car to go on sale It will be available to preorder as soon as this year but is not for everyone: besides the big price tag — between 1.2 million and 1.5 million euros ($1.3 million-$1.6 million) — you'd need a pilot's license to use it in the air. It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car.
"20.04.2017 19:00:00" vancouversun.com WestJet Airlines looks to launch new no-frills airline later this year The Calgary-based company said Thursday the yet-to-be-named carrier will start with 10 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, subject to agreement with its pilots and any required regulatory approvals. Are you excited about WestJet's new discount airline that will launch later this year?
"20.04.2017 18:44:00" vancouversun.com UN gang used team of assassins to take out rivals, trial hears The witness, who can only be identified as D, told B.C. Supreme Court that members of the UN had different roles in the notorious gang. The United Nations gang had a sub-group of assassins that was always prepared to carry out “surgical” killings, a former UN member testified Wednesday.
"20.04.2017 18:43:27" vancouversun.com Two seriously injured in Vancouver Island train derailment Two people are in serious condition after a train derailment this morning in Woss, a small community 130 kilometres north of Campbell River.
"20.04.2017 18:25:04" news.nationalpost.com DJ Format and Toronto rapper Abdominal dredge up some 'Dirt' in the NP Sessions Studio For 14 years, DJ Format and rapper Abdominal have been entertaining crowds from Toronto to the U.K. Now the two have joined forces with a new album New Video: Toronto Rapper Abdominal performs "Dirt" and "Behind The Scenes" off his latest release with DJ Format
#npmusic #npsessions #rap #hiphop
"20.04.2017 18:20:00" vancouversun.com Questions over fairness and merits of Vancouver empty homes tax Rainer Borkenhagen, a semi-retired physician, worked and lived in Vancouver for more than 35 years, during which time he and his wife downsized from a detached house in Vancouver to a 700-square-foot condo not far away. Is the new empty homes tax fair? Weigh in.
"20.04.2017 18:19:49" Timeline Photos Facebook Live, 1 p.m.: Our political panel of Vaughn Palmer, Mike Smyth and Rob Shaw are discussing the issues of B.C. Election 2017 live on Facebook. Post your questions in the Comments section below.
"20.04.2017 18:00:00" vancouversun.com Annual 4/20 pot protest likely to disrupt traffic in two locations Thursday VPD spokesman Const. Jason Doucette said disruptions are expected at Sunset Beach as well as around the Vancouver Art Gallery, which traditionally hosted the event before it moved to the larger beachfront location last year. Police are warning the public to expect traffic disruptions as thousands descend on the downtown peninsula for annual 4/20 marijuana celebrations.
"20.04.2017 17:37:00" vancouversun.com Ontario slaps 15% tax on foreign buyers, expands rent control in 16-point plan to cool housing Ontario also plans to help cool a hot housing market by allowing Toronto to impose a tax on vacant homes and using surplus lands for affordable housing The Ontario government moved forward Thursday with initiatives to rein in the housing market, with 16 new measures to control real estate, including a 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers and expanded rent control rules.
"20.04.2017 17:24:49" vancouversun.com Singaporean billionaire plans to build Asian art museum in Vancouver “I love Vancouver,” said Oei, who is currently in Singapore but will return to B.C. in June. “I want to do my part to contribute. One of Southeast Asia's richest men, and a part-time Vancouver resident, wants to build a “world-class” museum dedicated to Asian and Buddhist art in the city.
"20.04.2017 17:03:26" Timeline Photos Incredible: "It's the biggest one I ever seen": Towering iceberg causes Newfoundland traffic jam http://ow.ly/GRpU30b1yJ1
"20.04.2017 16:56:55" vancouversun.com Woman told ex-husband on his deathbed that Trump was impeached, so he could die happy Afterward, one of his friends took the phone "and told me that he had completely relaxed and taken his last breath, and he was gone." “I told him that everything's going to be all right,” Teresa Elliott told The Washington Post. “And Donald Trump has been impeached.”
"20.04.2017 16:45:00" vancouversun.com West Vancouver woman admits to $30-million Ponzi scheme Virginia Mary Tan, in her mid-60s, has agreed to a $3-million penalty as part of the settlement. A West Vancouver woman has admitted in a settlement agreement with the B.C. Securities Commission that she fraudulently raised at least $30 million from investors in a Ponzi scheme.
"20.04.2017 16:36:08" news.nationalpost.com DJ Format and Toronto rapper Abdominal dredge up some 'Dirt' in the NP Sessions Studio For 14 years, DJ Format and rapper Abdominal have been entertaining crowds from Toronto to the U.K. Now the two have joined forces with a new album New Video: DJ Format and Toronto rapper Abdominal dredge up some 'Dirt' in the NP Sessions Studio.
Watch it now.
"20.04.2017 16:33:38" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Leaders spar in first broadcast debate The leaders of B.C.'s three political parties sparred for the first time in the 2017 election Thursday in a radio debate that, at times, turned testy. Testy, confrontational, entertaining: Meet the leaders in the first B.C. election debate.
"20.04.2017 15:50:34" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Fact checking the leaders debate (live) While Green Leader Andrew Weaver, Liberal Leader Christy Clark and NDP Leader John Horgan square off in a radio debate on News 1130, our team of reporters — Gordon Hoekstra, Lori Culbert and Derric… The B.C. Election 2017 debate is ON and we are fact-checking the leaders live. Follow along.
"20.04.2017 15:20:00" vancouversun.com 'I never put my faith in a con man and his crooks': Bruce Springsteen releases anti-Trump song The song is a collaboration with Houserockers frontman Joe Grushecky and premiered earlier this week on SiriusXM Bruce Springsteen is making his dislike of Donald Trump clear in a new song. #arts
"20.04.2017 15:00:00" vancouversun.com Ex-boyfriend who brought nude photos of woman to her work sentenced under D.C. revenge porn laws The man posted nude photos of his ex around her home and her workplace. The first man in the U.S. capital convicted of revenge porn is going to jail.
"20.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Canucks lose Tryamkin to the KHL in a stunner One Canuck saved a bombshell for after the season, and not the good kind. The Canucks are losing one of their top young players. #sports
"20.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com WestJet Airlines looks to launch new no-frills airline later this year WestJet says the new yet-to-be-named airline carrier is subject to agreement with its pilots and any required regulatory approvals. WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it plans to launch a new cheap airline later this year.
"20.04.2017 14:00:00" vancouversun.com It might be impossible to always eat ethically, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't try Once you begin to understand the problems of our food system, it's all too easy to buy into the ethos that everything is bad so you might as well ignore most of it How ethically do you eat?
"20.04.2017 13:20:00" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Liberals pounce on NDP's perceived 'shortage of specifics' The B.C. Liberals got left behind last week when the New Democrats put out their election platform to mostly favourable notices. "Last week the NDP highlighted the positive aspects of their time-for-a-change platform and this week the Liberals drew attention to the darker side of an NDP platform that was neither fully costed nor completely candid about the implications for debt and
"20.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com The playground oral tradition: How your child knows all about that show they're not allowed to watch Richard Whittall: Despite our intentions as parents to carefully engineer their cultural upbringing, the kids had found a way Only one kid in kindergarten had been allowed to watch Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And that was all it took for the myth of TMNT to spread like wildfire.
"20.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. election 2017: Five things on candidates going the distance in week one of campaigning Here are five things to know. Since the writ dropped April 11, leaders of the B.C. Liberals, NDP and Greens have been criss-crossing the province by bus and by plane to stake early claims in battleground ridings as they campaign.
"20.04.2017 05:47:00" vancouversun.com Elite Sun Run winner Rachel Cliff aims to improve on her first, victorious effort On April 23, Rachel Cliff will participate in the Vancouver Sun Run for the second time. The first time — Cliff's first serious 10K race, in 2014 — ended great. She won.
"20.04.2017 05:34:24" Timeline Photos THURSDAY, 1 p.m.: Our political panel of Vaughn Palmer, Mike Smyth and Rob Shaw are discussing the issues of B.C. Election 2017 live on Facebook. Post your questions in the Comments section below.
"20.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. election 2017: All three main parties promise big bucks for teaching, new schools The current teacher's contract expires in 2019, so the government elected on May 9 will be back in negotiations before long. Education is always a hot topic during elections and in this election spending on public schools, interest on student loans and free preschool for toddlers are among the issues on the table.
"20.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com Local Mounties ditching pant stripes for union, higher pay Some B.C. Mounties are continuing to cover the stripes on their pants to protest in support of a nationwide campaign for higher pay and a union for the RCMP. It started in North Vancouver and spread to the Sunshine Coast and now it's all across the country.
"20.04.2017 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Questions over fairness and merits of Vancouver empty homes tax Starting this year, Vancouver homes deemed empty will be subject to an additional tax of one per cent of the property's assessed value. In the weeks following the City of Vancouver's mail-out of pamphlets about the new Empty Homes Tax, homeowners and experts have been debating the fairness of the measure, the first of its kind in Canada.
"20.04.2017 03:10:00" vancouversun.com UN gang used team of assassins to take out rivals, trial hears The witness, who can only be identified as D, told B.C. Supreme Court that members of the UN had different roles in the notorious gang. The United Nations gang had a sub-group of assassins that was always prepared to carry out “surgical” killings, a former UN member testified Wednesday.
"20.04.2017 02:49:00" vancouversun.com Inside track on what you need to know for Sun Run 2017 RACE PACKAGE PICK UP AT B.C. PLACE SOUTH ENTRANCE Individual race package pick up is at B.C. Place Stadium for only two days. Are you running in the Vancouver Sun Run? Here's what you need to know.
"20.04.2017 02:10:00" vancouversun.com Daphne Bramham: Polygamy trial hears church records of multiple Blackmore marriages The names, dates and locations of marriages performed were read aloud Wednesday from church records during the second day of the polygamy trial of Winston Blackmore and James Oler. Among the records were two marriages that occurred on the same day and records for marriages involving two sisters on the same day.
"20.04.2017 01:43:00" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Points to ponder if election result is close Why do news reports say 45 seats is a practical necessity, even though 44 would constitute a majority in the 87-seat legislature? Amid speculation that Election 2017 might produce a close or inconclusive result, columnist Vaughn Palmer answers some questions, frequently asked and otherwise.
"20.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Daily Briefing: Horgan makes education announcement, Clark touts Site C, Weaver visits Kamloops NDP Leader John Horgan campaigned at UBC on his promise to eliminate student loan interest fees and a $1,000 student completion grant. Did you miss some election news today? Get it all right here in our Daily Briefing.
"20.04.2017 00:10:00" vancouversun.com Trash profit: The hot new trend in food is literal garbage Flour milled from discarded coffee fruit. Chips made from juice pulp. Vodka distilled from strawberries that nobody seems to want. In the past three years, there's been an explosion in the number of start-ups making products from food waste.
"19.04.2017 23:10:00" vancouversun.com When school's out, a dorm stay could open the door to big savings In Canada, living like a student is an option for budget-minded solo or family travellers in the summertime Have you considered staying in a university dorm even when you're on vacation? Particularly in Canada, nightly prices can be reasonable even in large cities — around $100, and sometimes less in more rural areas.
"19.04.2017 22:46:58" Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history Vancouver Sun Run: A look back at 33 years of running history.
"19.04.2017 22:40:00" vancouversun.com Fentanyl continues to drive B.C. overdose spike The 120 deaths represent the third-highest death toll for a single month on record in the province. The synthetic opioid fentanyl continues to drive an increase in overdose deaths in British Columbia that claimed four lives a day in March.
"19.04.2017 22:40:00" vancouversun.com How dangerous air bags can find their way into used cars Karina Dorado's trachea was punctured by shrapnel from an inflator in an otherwise minor crash in Las Vegas on March 3. A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused.
"19.04.2017 22:18:59" THURSDAY, 1 p.m.: Our political panel of Vaughn Palmer, Mike Smyth and Rob Shaw are discussing the issues of B.C. Election 2017 live on Facebook. Post your questions in the Comments section below.
"19.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Sun Run: Elite men embrace race-day vibe, amazed by sheer numbers He finished fourth in the 2016 Sun Run, a year in which a knee injury prevented him from qualifying for the Rio Olympics in the 5,000 metres. “When you stand on the start line and look behind you, you can see 40,000 people lined up. That's pretty exciting, you don't get that many opportunities in life to see that.”
"19.04.2017 21:48:42" business.financialpost.com New Rogers CEO Joe Natale tells shareholders he's 'ready to go,' with a... Joe Natale wants to create a culture that prioritizes customer service in his new role as chief executive officer of Rogers – and he wants to do it “in short order.” #business
"19.04.2017 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Pharmacy distributors want in on Canada's legalized marijuana regime The Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management — a supplier of medicine for pharmacies and hospitals — says it has a ready-made system for marijuana distribution that they say is far superior to mail-order pot. Pharmaceutical distributors who already ship drugs across the country want in on the pot market.
"19.04.2017 21:16:00" vancouversun.com Chinatown legend Bill Wong of Modernize Tailors dies at 95 Bill Wong obtained an engineering degree from the University of B.C. in 1948. But the institutional racism of the time meant no engineering firm would hire him. RIP, Bill Wong.
"19.04.2017 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Opinion: A principled approach to reducing Metro Vancouver's traffic congestion The debate in the election so far has focused on whether to continue charging tolls for crossing certain bridges. The B.C. NDP proposes to eliminate tolls altogether, while the B.C. Liberals want to cap the amount charged per year at $500. But the so-called “cap” or “scrap” policies won't help affordability of transportation over the long term, or improve our
"19.04.2017 20:58:27" vancouversun.com Polar bear at SeaWorld dies 'of a broken heart' after being separated from best friend of 20 years Szenja had a loss of appetite and energy for about a week before she died. Her companion was shipped to the Pittsburgh Zoo for a breeding program The beloved polar bear, Szenja, has died unexpectedly at SeaWorld in San Diego at the age of 21. Caregivers say she had a loss of appetite and energy for about a week before she died. PETA responded to the death by saying that Szenja “died of a broken
"19.04.2017 20:40:00" vancouversun.com How to make sure you're buying a safe used car A March crash in Las Vegas that nearly killed a young woman exposes another problem to watch for when buying a used car. There's no way you can be certain that a used car doesn't have a defective part. But there are steps you can take to protect yourself when buying a used car:
"19.04.2017 20:20:00" vancouversun.com Five reasons to see Jackson Browne He's not running on empty yet. Who's going to see Jackson Browne?
"19.04.2017 19:59:00" vancouversun.com 'This is an important discovery:' Eight mummies unearthed from 3,500-year-old tomb The discovery was made not far from the Egyptian town of Luxor, with thousands of artifacts, big and small, being recovered from the ancient necropolis Eight mummies, ten intricately painted sarcophagi and over a 1,000 small figurines were among the spoils discovered in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis, located in the Valley of the Kings.
"19.04.2017 19:43:22" vancouversun.com Loud sex sounds interrupt Sarasota Open pro tennis match in Florida An outdoor professional tennis match in Florida came to a brief halt amid sounds of loud sex. Both players had fun with the situation while the crowd laughed. Mitchell Kreuger hit a ball sharply in the direction of the sounds, and Francis Tiafoe screamed, "It can't be that good!"
"19.04.2017 19:28:47" vancouversun.com Bill O'Reilly loses Fox News job following reports of hushed-up harassment allegations For two decades O'Reilly has ruled the 'no spin zone' with cable news' most popular show and his ratings had never been higher Bill O'Reilly is out at Fox News Channel.
"19.04.2017 18:48:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Taxis, tolls, schools dominate key Surrey-Fleetwood battleground riding Just a few minutes standing outside of Coyote Creek Elementary in Surrey, and Jagrup Brar has already secured the support of several voters. In Surrey-Fleetwood, every vote is going to count.
"19.04.2017 18:30:00" vancouversun.com Sun Run's recycling firm to keep things green and clean “The best thing to do is do not have any waste at all." Green Chair Recycling operations manager Isabelle Philibert has a simple request of all 2017 Vancouver Sun Run participants: Don't bring anything wasteful and only bring enough food to eat.
"19.04.2017 18:29:00" vancouversun.com Sun Runner pays it forward, says race steered him away from 'darker side' “For me, it's all about giving back,” said Siddiqui, who, along with his former mentor Matt Johnston, is helping 177 young people participate in this year's 10-kilometre Sun Run. What goes around comes around. That's the motto of 24-year-old Faraz Siddiqui, a Vancouver man quick to credit the Vancouver Sun Run — which he took part in 2004, 2005 and 2006 — for keeping him on the straight-and-narrow.
"19.04.2017 18:23:29" vancouversun.com Man in custody following fatal shooting in Nanaimo The shooting occurred at the Howard Johnson Hotel in the central part of the Vancouver Island city. One person is dead and a man is in custody following a shooting early Wednesday in Nanaimo.
"19.04.2017 18:15:44" vancouversun.com Sun Run gives elite 'walk stars' a pace of their own at start line “The goal is world domination and we are well on the way to doing that.” Four world-class racewalkers will be front and centre for the 33rd annual Sun Run. And if you want to be a world-class racewalker, you want to live in Metro Vancouver.
"19.04.2017 17:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. election 2017: Five things on candidates going the distance in week one of campaigning Here are five things you need to know. Since the writ dropped April 11, leaders of the B.C. Liberals, NDP and Greens have been criss-crossing the province by bus and by plane to stake early claims in battleground ridings as they campaign.
"19.04.2017 16:53:08" business.financialpost.com Apple's controversial MacBook Pro Touch Bar is slowly becoming more... On a basic level, the Touch Bar is a display that constantly shifts and changes in the same way the screen of a smartphone or tablet does. #business
"19.04.2017 16:43:59" vancouversun.com Chinese restaurant takes top title in VanMag restaurant awards “Chef Sam Leung has bridged the gap like no other, by reaching out to non-Chinese diners without compromising the integrity of his traditional dishes.” Dynasty Seafood is the first Chinese restaurant to take the Restaurant of The Year title in the 28th annual restaurant awards.
"19.04.2017 16:36:37" vancouversun.com Investor says he was wooed with pictures of B.C.'s premier for alleged fraud In hearings so far, lawyers for the commission have alleged Oei raised money from Chinese investors for recycling plant company Cascade, but diverted $6.9 million of $13.3 million. A B.C. Securities Commission panel heard Tuesday that B.C. Liberal donor Paul Oei — who is accused of running a scam based on a Metro Vancouver recycling plant — told Chinese investors that Premier Christy Clark had promoted the plant on a trade mission
"19.04.2017 16:22:00" vancouversun.com Two people found dead in home in Williams Lake RCMP Cpl. Madonna Saunderson says officers discovered the bodies after being called to the home Tuesday night. Two people have been found dead by police in a home in Williams Lake.
"19.04.2017 16:09:42" vancouversun.com Born to run: The Obamas are vacationing on a yacht with Bruce Springsteen, Tom Hanks and Oprah Amid the umbrella-drink-worthy good times, both Obamas are working on books after securing a reported $65 million joint deal Hey, isn't that … former president Barack Obama and former FLOTUS Michelle Obama chilling on a yacht in Tahiti this weekend with an uber-elite pack of pals including Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks and Bruce Springsteen?
"19.04.2017 15:40:00" vancouversun.com Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez found dead in jail The death of the former New England Patriots player comes the same day the Patriots are making their visit to the White House to mark their Super Bowl win Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction and just days ago was acquitted of a double murder, killed himself in his prison cell early Wednesday, Massachusetts prisons officials said.
"19.04.2017 15:20:00" vancouversun.com 'The sword stands ready': Pence warns North Korea not to test U.S. military Pence's speech on the aircraft carrier followed meetings in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, where he noted that 'all options are on the table' Vice-President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S. military, promising it would make an “overwhelming and effective” response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.
"19.04.2017 15:00:00" vancouversun.com People magazine names Julia Roberts 'World's Most Beautiful' The 49-year-old actress has previously claimed the cover spot in 2010, 2005, 2000 and 1991. People magazine has named Julia Roberts the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" for a record fifth time. #arts
"19.04.2017 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Fresno gunman targeting whites chose three men at random in unprovoked attacks, police say Kori Ali Muhammad, who told police he wanted to kill as many white people as he could before he was captured, fired 16 rounds in less than two minutes Three men were having a seemingly ordinary day in downtown Fresno, California, before they were singled out at random and killed by a black gunman targeting white victims, police said.
"19.04.2017 14:20:00" vancouversun.com China granted monopoly retail rights to Ivanka Trump on the same day she had dinner with its president The scenario underscores how difficult it is for Trump to separate business from politics in her new position at the White House Ivanka Trump made a recent deal with China over her clothing line, prompting new worries about conflicts of interest.
"19.04.2017 14:00:00" vancouversun.com Canadian defence minister accused of being Sikh nationalist during visit to India The top elected official in India's Punjab province, where Harjit Sajjan was born, made the explosive accusation on Indian TV Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's visit to his native India this week has run into controversy after one of the country's political leaders accused him of being a Sikh nationalist.
"19.04.2017 13:40:00" vancouversun.com Chinese restaurant takes top title in VanMag restaurant awards At the 2017 Vancouver Magazine's Restaurant Awards, Metro Vancouver's amazing Chinese food was finally recognized for its, well, amazingness that's been taken for granted. “Though Vancouver is renowned for having the best Chinese food outside of China, there has often been a disconnect between Chinese restaurants and non-Chinese diners.
“Dynasty Seafood has changed all that."
"19.04.2017 13:20:00" vancouversun.com Canada 150: H.R. MacMillan built B.C.'s largest forestry company To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. The emergence of B.C.'s forest industry as a culture-defining economic behemoth that dominated the political and social landscape, begins with a man who went from hoeing potatoes to corporate colossus.
"19.04.2017 06:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. election 2017: Five things on candidates going the distance in week one of campaigning Since the writ dropped April 11, leaders of the B.C. Liberals, NDP and Greens have been criss-crossing the province by bus and by plane to stake early claims in battleground ridings as they campaig… B.C. Liberal party Leader Christy Clark has visited 19 cities in the first eight days of the campaign, while John Horgan and the NDP visited 18.
"19.04.2017 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Critic blames lack of drug choice for dropout rate from B.C.'s opioid substitution programs Record numbers of opioid addicts entered drug substitution programs in B.C. last year, but only one third stick with treatment for 12 months, according to a report issued by the prov… "The retention rate for people in substitution treatment is extremely low (in B.C.). Our current system is not successful. The drugs they are providing and the doses are not sufficient."
"19.04.2017 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Blackmore refuses to enter plea as polygamy trial opens in Cranbrook CRANBROOK – The former bishop of Bountiful, Winston Kaye Blackmore, refused to enter a plea on the opening day of his trial in B. After the charge of one count of polygamy and the names of 24 women were read out, Canada's best known polygamist and the leader of the fundamentalist group from Bountiful remained silent. He left it to Justice Sheri Donegan to record his silence as a not
"19.04.2017 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Ben Kuzma: Kassian rises from his crash, but Canucks were right trading him As the Edmonton Oilers prepared to bid farewell to Rexall Place last April, the corridors were crowded with legendary alumni telling tall tales of the glory days. Zack Kassian has turned his career around in Edmonton, writes Ben Kuzma.
"19.04.2017 04:10:00" vancouversun.com Former UN gangster tells B.C. murder trial he was paid $300,000 by police A former United Nations gangster-turned-Crown witness at the murder trial of Cory Vallee was paid more than $300,000 by police to co-operate, B. “It became evident that what they were asking me to do was going to have a massive effect on my life. That I was going to potentially lose my entire network — both legitimate and illegitimate — in the Lower Mainland and Canada, which is exactly what
"19.04.2017 04:04:00" vancouversun.com Whistler GO Fest lineup announced: 54-40, The Zolas, Dear Rouge The event billed as “Whistler's Great Outdoor Festival” includes everything from live music to the hard- and not-so-hardcore outdoors activities that the alpine resort is known globally for. The Zolas, 54•40 and Dear Rouge are among the entertainment booked to perform on the main stage in Whistler Village Square for the fourth annual GO Fest, taking place the May long weekend.
"19.04.2017 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Elections B.C. lists 334 candidates in final count before nomination deadline Elections B.C. received candidate nominations right up to the 1 p.m. deadline Tuesday. Elections B.C. In its count, as of 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, the public agency had accepted 334 candidate nominations for 87 constituency races.
"19.04.2017 03:22:00" vancouversun.com Someone tried to own 'take off, eh': Secrets from the Canadian trademarks database The SkyTrain's soothing door-closing chime is officially described as “ding dang dong,” according to its trademark filing. Public transportation systems across Canada have trademarked their names, logos and slogans. But Vancouver's TransLink appears to be the only one that has trademarked the soundscape.
"19.04.2017 03:20:00" vancouversun.com Air Canada offers apology and 'very generous compensation' after bumping 10-year-old boy from flight After hours on the phone with Air Canada, Brett Doyle's wife drove to the airport and was told the flight was oversold and their son had been bumped Air Canada has apologized to a Prince Edward Island family after the airline bumped a 10-year-old boy from a flight.
"19.04.2017 03:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Taxis, tolls, schools dominate key Surrey-Fleetwood battleground riding Just a few minutes standing outside of Coyote Creek Elementary in Surrey, and Jagrup Brar has already secured the support of several voters. "Education is a huge issue. There are 7,000 kids in portables."
"19.04.2017 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver real estate developer fined $300,000 for tax evasion A Vancouver real estate developer has been fined $300,000 by the Canada Revenue Agency for evading GST on housing units sold, officials said Tuesday. The CRA said Brendan James Schouw didn't remit $203,082 in GST in personal-unit sales by Grace Residences Ltd. between July 31, 2008, and July 1, 2009.
"19.04.2017 02:16:00" vancouversun.com Follow the beaver: Bizarre video shows a lone beaver herding cattle in Saskatchewan pasture Ranchers northeast of Regina are shaking their heads after watching a herd of curious bovines slowly follow a beaver across one of their pastures. "We talk about how awesome our Canadian beef is, but a beaver leading cattle around? It's the most Canadian thing ever!"
"19.04.2017 02:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. Election 2017: Christy Clark campaigns on jobs from Site C dam Speaking before about 40 supporters in hard hats at a concrete plant in Fort St. John, Clark said the project will employ thousands of workers and represents a clear divide between the policies of the Liberals and the NDP and Greens. Liberal Leader Christy Clark said Tuesday the Site C dam is about jobs and green energy, as she brushed aside criticism that the project is financially wasteful and unnecessary.
"19.04.2017 01:10:00" vancouversun.com 'It brings you much closer': Melissa Etheridge reveals that she smokes weed with her adult kids "It's a very natural, end-of-the-day (thing)." For Melissa Etheridge and her family, a great way to wind down at the end of the day and squeeze in some bonding is by passing a joint around.
"19.04.2017 00:15:00" vancouversun.com Insiders account reveals Obama twice phoned hesitant Clinton, pushing her to concede election defeat The riveting account of the final, dreadful hours of Hillary Clinton's long pursuit of the presidency is told by reporters Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes in Shattered. At last, Hillary Clinton said, 'Give me the phone,' got her opponent on the line and said two words she had never expected to say: "Congratulations, Donald."
"18.04.2017 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Green health-care policy would cut delays; NDP pledges training and jobs Green Leader Andrew Weaver says his health-care platform aims to promote wellness, emphasize prevention and primary care, create a mental health strategy, develop quality end-of-life care and protect children. The B.C. Green party is promising better health care in British Columbia, while New Democrat Leader John Horgan pledges to create almost 100,000 more jobs to start the second week of the election campaign.
"18.04.2017 22:48:00" vancouversun.com Trump attacks Canada's supply management for dairy as unfair to U.S. Trump says “unfair things” have happened in Canada to U.S. dairy farmers. Donald Trump has put Canada on notice that he is taking aim at its much-coveted supply management system that protects the dairy industry.
"18.04.2017 22:10:00" vancouversun.com National Park Service searches for missing hikers who fell into remote creek in the Grand Canyon The National Park Service deployed a drone, helicopter and dozens of rescuers in an effort to find the pair Lou-Ann Merrell, wife of Randy Merrell — who helped found the Merrell Boot Co. in 1981 — and Jackson Standefer, 14, lost their footing Saturday during a family trip in the Arizona park and fell into the creek.
"18.04.2017 21:54:54" vancouversun.com United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident Company executives said it's too soon to know if the incident is hurting ticket sales. The CEO of United Airlines says no one will be fired over the dragging of a man off a plane — including himself.
"18.04.2017 21:45:00" vancouversun.com Blackmore refuses to enter plea as polygamy trial opens in Cranbrook Blackmore is charged with one count of polygamy along with his co-defendant James Marion Oler, another former bishop of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint. The former bishop of Bountiful, Winston Kaye Blackmore, refused to enter a plea on the opening day of his trial in B.C. Supreme Court.
"18.04.2017 21:16:00" vancouversun.com Red Truck stops here for another concert series Red Truck Beer has branded itself to live music better than any other B.C.-based craft brewery. “What could be better than throwing parties for thousands of thirsty music fans at our east Vancouver home?”
"18.04.2017 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Is there chalk and talcum in your garlic powder? Food fraud expert warns of tainted garlic product Turmeric cut with corn, nutmeg diluted with pepper, and dried oregano adulterated with 'other plant matter'. Dried spices are among the most fraudulent foods A leading food fraud expert is warning that the garlic powder being sold in grocery stores, including those in Canada, could be tainted.
"18.04.2017 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Karen Barnaby: Fall under the spell of a little impossible dessert magic A billion years ago, well not quite a billion but a little more than 40, I worked as a Santa Claus photographer for a season. Whether you call this Impossible Pie or Magic Cake, the result is the same ... scrumptious.
"18.04.2017 20:49:29" vancouversun.com Armstrong man gets longest jail sentence in B.C. history for animal cruelty An Armstrong man has been handed a nine-month jail sentence for breaching his sentencing conditions after being convicted of animal cruelty. The sentence for animal cruelty is the longest handed out in B.C. history.
"18.04.2017 20:40:00" vancouversun.com Ben Kuzma: Canucks should reward Green's belief in Baertschi, Virtanen Unless management serves up a curveball, its pitch to land a replacement for the fired Willie Desjardins to work with youth in a firm-but-fair manner is right in Green's wheelhouse. It says something about Travis Green's readiness to run an NHL bench that the focus is on how he can coax a transitioning Canucks roster to reach the next level of development. And he doesn't even have the gig — yet.
"18.04.2017 20:30:00" vancouversun.com Gas stations an endangered species in downtown Vancouver The Chevron gas station at 1698 West Georgia just sold for $72 million and will be redeveloped as condos. The sky high price of Vancouver real estate has oil companies assessing the value of their properties.
"18.04.2017 20:07:00" vancouversun.com Report calls for fast-tracking medium density housing in Metro Vancouver More housing is needed that's not single-family detached homes or high-rise condominiums if the region's affordability crisis is to be brought under control, the Greater Vancouver Board of Tra… "Things need to change."
"18.04.2017 20:06:00" vancouversun.com Mudslides in Kaslo and Shuswap force evacuations, detours A spokeswoman for the Regional District of Central Kootenay said no one has been hurt and the slide that came down on the hillside near the homes was small. The threat of further mudslides has forced the evacuation of residents from 47 homes in the southeastern B.C., community of Kaslo.
"18.04.2017 19:54:34" vancouversun.com Surrey Creep Catchers get physical in separate incidents Monday The group posted online two videos of leader Ryan Laforge meeting with men who apparently expected to meet children they contacted online. The Surrey Creep Catchers vigilante group was involved in two incidents Monday relating to allegations of child-luring.
"18.04.2017 19:12:09" vancouversun.com First woman to run Boston Marathon does it again — 50 years later Kathrine Switzer ran not with the intention of becoming a pioneer in the sport, but to prove to her Syracuse University coach that women could run 26.2 miles Kathrine Switzer finished the Boston Marathon in 1967 but she was later disqualified for running with the men.
"18.04.2017 19:04:38" vancouversun.com Pick up sushi with your shampoo: Shoppers introduces fresh groceries at Vancouver location Now, at the East Vancouver location on Hastings Street near Slocan, customers can pick from a newly added selection of more than 750 fresh food items — from chicken drumsticks and aged parmesan cheese to organic apples and cups of fresh berries. For some years, the aisles in a select number of Shoppers Drug Mart outlets in B.C. have offered basic grocery goods like dairy, snacks and bread alongside the usual drugstore products.
"18.04.2017 17:34:18" vancouversun.com Suspect in horrific Facebook homicide video shot himself to death after chase The 37-year-old suspect eluded local, state and federal law enforcement officers amid a rapidly expanding manhunt The suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook has shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit.
"18.04.2017 17:32:46" vancouversun.com Air Canada pilot doesn't notice as wheel snaps during takeoff — manages 'miracle' landing in England An airport worker called it a 'miracle' landing that could have fatal Yikes! The Air Canada pilot hadn't noticed the wheel bearing collapsing and was horrified to learn of the damage only after the plane had landed.
"18.04.2017 17:19:00" vancouversun.com New model with extensive redesign: Apple readies iPhone overhaul for smartphone's 10th anniversary Ten years after Steve Jobs held up the original iPhone to a gushing San Francisco crowd, Apple Inc. is planning its most extensive iPhone lineup to date The iPhone is getting an overhaul.