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"21.10.2016 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Duo nabbed in diamond switcheroo may have gone on cross-country crime spree A New Brunswick jeweller says he high-fived and hugged staff members after finding out a Toronto-area couple has been charged in a daring… Recognize this couple? They may have been in Vancouver during an alleged cross-country diamond-stealing spree.
"21.10.2016 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Sutcliffe: Let's keep the Queen on the $20 bill permanently Several years ago, the Bank of Canada discussed who will replace Queen Elizabeth on the $20 bill when she is no longer monarch. A central bank policy paper from 2008, obtained by Reuters, explored what would happen if there were a change in Canada's head Should the Queen's face stay on our $20 bill?
"21.10.2016 05:40:00" vancouversun.com 'I've been crying a lot out of happiness': 62-year-old woman gives birth to third child in Spain Spanish doctor Lina Alvarez has given birth to a healthy girl and encourages women in their later years to imitate her if they want to Should there be an age limit on providing assisted reproductive technologies?
"21.10.2016 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Editorial: Supervised injection sites must operate within the medical system InSite, the supervised injection site on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, operates under an exemption upheld by the Supreme Court of Canada that allows drug users to be in possession of illicit… What do you think: Should police shut down the pop-up drug injection tent in Vancouver's downtown eastside?
"21.10.2016 04:40:00" vancouversun.com From Baywatch bombshell to barricade-stormer: The incredible evolution of Pamela Anderson The star, who has taken on a stronger activist role in recent years, denies it is a calculated reinvention. "I've always been authentic. Except for the boobs" #arts
"21.10.2016 04:10:00" Starbucks new cold coffee made with nitrogen Is there too much ice in your iced drinks?
Starbucks Canada has come up with a solution: adding nitrogen to your java.
"21.10.2016 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Stardust roller rink employees get reward, a decade after rink closed They were part of the family, and had a couple of standup bosses Stardust Roller Rink owners considered Bonnie Burnside and Noel Hardy a part of the Stardust family. So they had given them a piece of the company while it was still operating.
Legally the deal ended when the rink closed. But their former boss still gave
"21.10.2016 03:10:00" Top 10 highest-paid instructors at UBC University of British Columbia students, are you curious as to how much your instructors earn?
You can search The Vancouver Sun's public-sector salary database at vancouversun.com/pay
Read the full story: http://ow.ly/i9t0305o4Cl
"21.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Parks Canada to tear down iconic but derelict Glacier Park Lodge To millions of travellers over half a century it was a roadside landmark, the teal-roofed lodge and restaurant and adjacent gas station offering the only services for 150 kms The Glacier Park Lodge at Rogers Pass has been mothballed for four years and now, after a legal battle was settled last week, faces demolition.
Did you ever stay there? Share your memories with us in comments below
"21.10.2016 02:10:00" vancouversun.com Maple Ridge trustees want overdose kits in every B.C. high school The Maple Ridge school board is asking the provincial government to put anti-overdose kits in all B.C. high schools as part of a package of measures to combat the rising number of fentanyl&nbs… What do you think: Should all B.C. high schools be equipped with anti-overdose kits?
"21.10.2016 01:40:00" First impression of the Electra Meccanica Solo 1 "You don't drive it, you wear it."
Check out Electra Meccanica's Solo, a Canadian-made, all-electric single-seater car. http://bit.ly/2elyPyV
"21.10.2016 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Stephen Hume: Lobby group wants tolls and bridges to help Sunshine Coast access Last summer B.C. Ferries found itself adrift in a public relations riptide. So far, B.C. has studied potential land links only on the basis of costs and benefits associated with travel between Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast, a paper says.
It argues that thinking should broaden to the provincewide development vision that
"21.10.2016 01:00:00" vancouversun.com Housewares: Spooky style Fall may be, as the poet John Keats writes, the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” Autumn is the season of hauntings, pumpkin spice everything, and of course, Halloween. #life
"21.10.2016 00:40:00" vancouversun.com Hollywood North: Narcos actor pegged to star in The Predator The Predator, director Shane Black's big-budget reboot of the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic, Predator, was scheduled to begin shooting in Metro Vancouver this week but we are still waiting for an o… Who would you like to see in the lead role?
Predator was scheduled to begin shooting in Metro Vancouver this week, but we're still waiting for an official announcement as to who will star in the alien vs. commando action pic. #arts
"21.10.2016 00:10:00" vancouversun.com Man accused in Vancouver of break-and-enter, getting naked and cooking eggs A man in Vancouver is accused of breaking into a home, taking off his clothes and cooking eggs while naked. Vancouver police responded Tuesday around 8 p.m. to a home near Cambie Street and King Edward Avenue after a report of a man entering the residence He thought his roommate was in the kitchen, but it turned out an intruder was doing the cooking. Naked.
"21.10.2016 00:00:00" vancouversun.com In the Garden: Fall an ideal time for a landscaping project It all started when my wife Loraine said she wanted better access to one of the more congested flower beds in our garden. She didn't like that there were no stepping stones or a simple little path.… "I always think of it as the second spring — the second major window of opportunity to get trees, shrubs and perennials planted," says our writer Steve Whysall
"20.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Cobie Smulders on 'Jack Reacher' and shooting in her hometown of Vancouver TORONTO — Military fiction became reality while Vancouver star Cobie Smulders was shooting “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.” The former “How I Met Your Mother” cast member… “Every day was like, 'I'm here and I'm in my city and my husband is making his first movie here?' It was like pure magic.” #arts
"20.10.2016 23:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C. pressed to be gender-neutral with HPV vaccination policy More than 500 B.C. residents will get cancer this year caused by sexually transmitted HPV and the Canadian Cancer Society wants B.C. to start offering vaccinations to all adolescent boys,… What do you think: Should every B.C. youth be offered an HPV vaccine, regardless of gender? #health
"20.10.2016 22:40:00" vancouversun.com Hypothermic turtle once near death in B.C. warmed and freed near San Diego VANCOUVER — A sea turtle believed to be the first ever successfully rehabilitated in Canada is now swimming, free and healthy, in the warm waters off San Diego. The Pacific green turtle n… Bon voyage Comber! After months of rehabilitation in Vancouver, the Pacific green turtle has been freed in warmer waters.
"20.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Stephen Hume: Small oil spill near Bella Bella highlights response deficiencies When is risk acceptable? When it's largely borne by somebody else. When does acceptable risk become unacceptable? When it happens to you. In February, the province said a new law would requir… “Provincial and federal governments have failed miserably in protecting the natural resources of British Columbia and respecting the rights of aboriginal peoples to their waters and territories.
"There is no world-class response system for spills in
"20.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com At 94, sick, tired and living alone, 'Dad got the death he wanted' In July, around the time of his 94th birthday, Richard Brown told his eldest son he "wasn't planning on adding another digit" to his age. Jeremy Brown knew this was not a casual remark “There's no way he could live (alone in his Vancouver house) any longer. The only alternative to death is assisted care, and he said 'never,' to that.”
"20.10.2016 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Where are Canadians travelling this holiday season? Depends on what city they're from Torontonians love New Delhi and London. Vancouverites and Calgarians crave the aloha spirit of Hawaii. And Montrealers can't get enough Paris Where would you like to travel this winter? #travel
"20.10.2016 20:40:00" vancouversun.com Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake SAN FRANCISCO - Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on Amazon.com and has found nearly 90 per cent of them to be counterfeit. Have you bought Apple products on Amazon? They could be be fakes. #business
"20.10.2016 20:20:00" vancouversun.com A B.C. city is building red zones to banish repeat offenders from its downtown. Regina did it, First Nations communities do it, and now a part of Maple Ridge is doing it Maple Ridge is designating a section of the city where habitual criminals could be arrested on sight.
What do you think of this plan?
"20.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Anxiety disorder associated with a two times higher risk for cancer death — but only in men The mind and body are intricately connected and research shows that anxiety could represent an early warning of a more serious health issue Being anxious is not just a personality trait. It could mask underlying health conditions or be an early warning signal for poor health in future. #health
"20.10.2016 19:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver: through the eyes of a tourist I halted, startled, as a beaver swanked across my path. Thrilled, I crouched to observe as it tore chunks of vegetation from Stanley Park, mowing the patch almost bare. Retracing its weighted … In case you've lost track of what's beautiful about Vancouver. #travel
"20.10.2016 19:20:01" vancouversun.com The society crasher: How one man has been living the high life — allegedly without paying for it At the National Club in downtown Toronto, an attendant has special instructions to watch out for a 62-year-old with wispy white hair and a moustache According to the mounting accusations against James Regan, he has taken advantage of that sweet spot, where good manners and an aversion to attention has allowed him to operate relatively unscathed for at least a decade, leaving a trail of allegedly
"20.10.2016 19:00:00" vancouversun.com Video: In Last Place – a Canucks musical parody Upon learning that the Canucks are predicted by many experts to finish last in the NHL this season, the Vancouver Sun's Harrison Mooney expresses his feelings through music inspired by Coldplay… What is your prediction for the Canucks performance this year?
"20.10.2016 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Bank places 100 'lucky pennies' across US worth $1,000 each DETROIT - Stopping to pick up a stray penny off the ground may not seem worth the effort, yet one bank is trying to change that mindset by placing 100 fake pennies across the country worth $1,000 apiece. Find a penny, pick it up. At least if you visit one of these 10 U.S. cities. #business
"20.10.2016 18:20:00" vancouversun.com Phil Collins is an alcoholic and he's not alone among the 50-plus A study says drinking among the over-50s has become a hidden phenomenon — the higher somebody's income, the greater the risk “I got through the heady 1960s, the trippy 1970s, the imperial 1980s, the busy 1990s. I was retired, content, and then I fell.” #health
"20.10.2016 18:00:00" Timeline Photos Save the date: The Vancouver Sun's Book Club is discussing The Underground Railroad with author Colson Whitehead tomorrow at 11 a.m.
Whitehead will be at the Vancouver Writers Fest this month.
"20.10.2016 17:40:01" vancouversun.com Early snow at Whistler Blackcomb could mean earlier opening day Early snow for Whistler Blackcomb is exactly what the B.C. ski industry hoped to see as it anticipates a promising season ahead due to heavier snowfall from La Niña. The mountain res… Here comes winter.
"20.10.2016 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Teachers, unions 'shocked' at first move by new VSB trustee Vancouver's teachers are “very worried” about the new leadership at the school board after a rally planned for Thursday afternoon was forced to move from an indoor gym to outside … A union rally planned for Thursday afternoon has been moved to outside the Vancouver school board's offices after senior staff cancelled the booking at a high school gym.
"20.10.2016 17:00:00" Lululemon threats to roll up its mats in Vancouver Could lululemon athletica roll up its mats and leave Canada?
The multi-billion-dollar company says the strict rules around temporary foreign workers is stretching its ability to head hunt top talent. Story: http://bit.ly/2dRE0Di
"20.10.2016 16:45:14" driving.ca Supercar Review: 2017 Nissan GT-R Nissan takes its point-and-squirt GT-R supercar and turns up the boost to absurdity driving.ca: If someone ever offers you a ride in a Nissan GT-R, you take it. It's the closest you'll ever get to riding in a Millennium Falcon. #autos
"20.10.2016 16:40:00" vancouversun.com 'Very fast' cheddar wheel broke three-year-old's leg, parents say in suit against cheese festival The parents say the wheel stretched a safety net and hit the girl, sending her falling downhill about two or three metres. The girl spent five days in hospital A cheese-rolling competition in Whistler went from fun to frightening when a runaway wheel of cheddar crashed into a child and broke her leg, according to a lawsuit.
"20.10.2016 16:20:00" Surveillance footage in Vancouver dispensary robbery Do you recognize these men?
Vancouver police have released surveillance footage of suspects in the armed robbery of the Stressed and Depressed Association dispensary this weekend. http://bit.ly/2ewCNky
"20.10.2016 15:57:37" vancouversun.com 'Thank you for not drinking and driving': Alberta restaurant leaves thank you notes on cars 'Life is valuable, have a great weekend' reads the letter, left on a car abandoned overnight in the parking lot of an Original Joe's Here's a note you wouldn't mind finding on your car windshield.
"20.10.2016 15:45:43" vancouversun.com Housing policy is being created for the whole country based on markets in Toronto and Vancouver There is almost a sense of bewilderment in places like Halifax and Edmonton or Montreal, where people wonder what overheated housing market anyone is talking about “We understand why the government is concerned (with debt) but when you monkey with the market, there is always risk." #business
"20.10.2016 15:12:51" vancouversun.com Gord Downie brings message of reconciliation to captivated crowd at We Day TORONTO - A boisterous celebration of youth empowerment took on a solemn tone as Gord Downie appeared at We Day. "This is the best thing I've ever done."
Gord Downie appeared at We Day in Toronto to continue championing the cause of reconciliation with Canada's indigenous peoples.
"20.10.2016 14:45:10" driving.ca Winter Tires: Here's how to save money and stay on the road Let's face it, snow tires aren't cheap. But with a little due diligence, you can save a lot on your next set of winter rubbers driving.ca: Need winter tires this year? Better get 'em before it's too late! #autos
"20.10.2016 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Bank of Canada drops growth outlook, cites housing, 'structural' export declines OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada has downgraded the country's growth outlook yet again with fresh projections A new report from the Bank of Canada says economic growth will take a hit because of a decline in real estate sales activity after recent federal measures intended to stabilize the housing market.
"20.10.2016 14:24:00" vancouversun.com Angelina Jolie and children meet with FBI agents to discuss alleged incident involving Brad Pitt and son Maddox The actors had reportedly clashed over Pitt's style of parenting following an incident with 15-year-old son Maddox on a private plane trip from France to Los Angeles FBI agents met with Angelina Jolie and spent more than three hours interviewing the actress and her family about a dispute between Brad Pitt and their 15-year-old son Maddox, according to TMZ.com.
"20.10.2016 14:08:43" vancouversun.com Shock after Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton "such a nasty woman" during the debate When Trump claimed that 'nobody has more respect for women than I do,' some audience members in Las Vegas began to laugh People of all political stripes expressed shock after Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "a nasty woman" during last night's debate.
"20.10.2016 13:40:00" Lululemon threats to roll up its mats in Vancouver Could lululemon athletica roll up its mats and leave Canada?
The multi-billion-dollar company says the strict rules around temporary foreign workers is stretching its ability to head hunt top talent.
"20.10.2016 13:20:00" vancouversun.com TransLink top brass was among highest paid in local government Former TransLink CEO Ian Jarvis topped the local government pay scale for the second consecutive year in 2014, according to The Sun's exclusive public sector salary database. Jarvis, who was … A look at the highest paid local government officials, municipal police and health authorities.
"20.10.2016 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Pre-natal genetic screening reduces need for amniocentesis A genetic screening test of fetal DNA collected from a blood sample given by the mother can eliminate the need for many amnio tests A non-invasive genetic test for pregnant women that detects chromosomal disorders such as Down syndrome in the fetus could reduce the need for amniocentesis by up to 90 per cent: Study
"20.10.2016 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Stop. Prevent your death! said sign at Florida underwater cave. These experienced divers ignored it It's known as the 'Mount Everest' of cave dives. Eagle's Nest had claimed at least eight lives, according to media reports, including a father and son on Christmas Day Among the adventurers brave enough to explore these underwater caverns, Eagle's Nest is considered one of the planet's most dangerous dives for its extreme depths and mazelike architecture. It has been called the “Mount Everest” of cave dives.
"20.10.2016 06:10:00" vancouversun.com North Korean zoo features chimp with a pack-a-day habit — but officials insist she doesn't inhale Though such a sight would draw outrage in many other locales, visitors instead roared with laughter on as the chimpanzee sat puffing away as her trainer egged her on Pyongyang's newly opened zoo has a new star: Azalea, the smokin' chimp!
"20.10.2016 05:40:01" vancouversun.com Five reasons to check out Heart of the City Festival DTES Heart of the City Festival Oct. 26 to Nov. 6 | Various locations Tickets (most events are free or by donation) and info: heartofthecityfestival.com Now in its 13th year, the Heart of the City Festival is hosting over 100 events at over 40 locations throughout the Downtown Eastside. #arts
"20.10.2016 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Early snow at Whistler Blackcomb could mean earlier opening day Early snow for Whistler Blackcomb is exactly what the B.C. ski industry hoped to see as it anticipates a promising season ahead due to heavier snowfall from La Niña. The mountain res… You might not have to wait until November 24 to hit the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb.
"20.10.2016 04:40:01" vancouversun.com Landowner closes most of Mount Seymour's world-class mountain bike trails North Vancouver's mountain bike community is in shock after landowner Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation closed dozens of Mount Seymour's world-famous bike trails. At least 25 no trespass… “No one seems to know what is going on with this strip of land."
"20.10.2016 04:30:00" vancouversun.com Chez Dracula, where guests are told: I'll show you to your coffin Today, the Transylvanian castle that inspired Dracula's hideaway is being dusted down in readiness for overnight visitors for the first time in nearly 70 years “It's going to be a lot of fun, there will be re-enactments of several key scenes from the novel, and then after that we're just going to leave them and see how they get on alone at night in the castle.”
"20.10.2016 04:28:00" vancouversun.com Itsazoo heads into horror with Hidden Playwright and co-director Sebbastien Archibald and director Chelsea Haberlin put a lot of effort into creating a classic slasher-pic theatrical piece to truly spook. Hidden is billed as a “site specific horror adventure”.
"20.10.2016 04:10:00" Cat calls 9-1-1 An officer knocks on your door. "Ma'am, there's been a 911 call from your house." But you're alone.
Who could have made the call? http://bit.ly/2elTcsL
"20.10.2016 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Environment Canada report warns Roberts Bank port expansion could significantly damage bird habitat The Port of Vancouver's planned $2-billion container expansion at Roberts Bank poses a “risk of significant adverse environmental effects” to the habitat of migratory shorebirds, … "If migration is compromised, the long-term viability of western sandpipers as a species would be adversely affected given that a large proportion of the species uses the Roberts Bank area as a stopover site during northward migration."
"20.10.2016 03:23:00" vancouversun.com Famed Fretwork music ensemble evokes 16th-century England Last-minute changes are the bane of most concert presenters. In this case, though, the new program is even better than the first. Fretwork's Vancouver performance will centre around English masters like William Byrd, Orlando Gibbons and Robert Parsons, plus new compositions by Nico Muhly and Gavin Bryars.
"20.10.2016 03:10:00" vancouversun.com Hells Angel forfeits interest in property where police found meth lab Just a few months ago, Hells Angel Justino Pace told a reporter he was “annoyed” that the government was suing him over a rented property where police found a drug lab. Now Pace has agreed to forfe… “This particular forfeiture is noteworthy for the sheer volume of volatile chemicals involved, which put both the public and first responders in great danger."
"20.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com UN gangster pleads guilty to fatal Burnaby hit and run A United Nations gang associate has pleaded guilty to a fatal hit and run last spring that caused the death of a young woman. Ibrahim Ali, 25, appeared in provincial court in Vancouver last Friday … Emily Sheane, 25, was killed on March 9 near BCIT in Burnaby when her small car was T-boned by a Range Rover that ran a red light and sped away.
"20.10.2016 02:16:00" vancouversun.com Q and A: Noam Gagnon's This Crazy Show Recognized for pushing the boundaries of Canadian contemporary dance, Noam Gagnon is known for his work with both The Holy Body Tattoo and with his own company, Vision Impure. Noam Gagnon | Vision Impure: This Crazy Show is a mix of dance, music, text, film and design wherein Gagnon explores changing perceptions and realities of body and self. #arts
"20.10.2016 01:36:24" vancouversun.com Trial begins for four men accused of smuggling 492 Tamils into Canada More than six years after a rickety vessel with nearly 500 Sri Lankan Tamils aboard arrived off the coast of B.C., four men charged with human-smuggling saw their trial open Wednesday in B.C. Supre… "There were no beds. The men slept on the floor. Food was sent below decks and the men were only allowed on deck for certain periods of time. The women and children slept under tarps on the deck of the boat."
"20.10.2016 01:08:19" vancouversun.com Company being sued by Steve Nash says they have the right to use his name in the operation of 21 fitness facilities around B.C. A company being sued by Steve Nash says they have the right to use the former NBA star's name in the operation of 21 fitness facilities around B.C. Nash filed a lawsuit claiming that the… "While we have nothing but respect for Mr. Nash and what he has accomplished as a Canadian athlete, we are confident with our legal position and intend to aggressively defend our rights."
"20.10.2016 01:00:00" vancouversun.com SoundCloud adds Canadian services Soundcloud launches its paid subscriber soundcloud go service in Canada on Wednesday morning “By subscribing, somebody gets access to the full catalogue of material we have available, which is around 135 million tracks, and growing,” says SoundCloud executive Sonia Flynn. #arts
"20.10.2016 00:40:00" vancouversun.com Frankenstein's dilemma revived in shattered, post-war Berlin Even after countless iterations, the Frankenstein story can be hard to resist — especially if, like Mily Mumford, you're a playwright with a neurosciences background “Frankenstein is just one of my favourite stories of all time,” says the Victoria-raised, Vancouver-based Mily Mumford. “It's one of the first works of science fiction.”
"20.10.2016 00:30:00" news.nationalpost.com Final showdown: Join for live analysis and commentary alongside the third U.S. presidential debate While Clinton's campaign is confidently expanding into traditionally Republican states, Trump's narrow electoral path is shrinking. Debate starts at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. As the long and rancorous campaign lurches toward an end, Donald J. Trump gets one of his last opportunities in tonight's final debate against Hillary Clinton to turn around a race that appears to be slipping away.
"20.10.2016 00:10:00" vancouversun.com Canadians not yet buying into idea of online grocery shopping as retailers try to change behaviour Skeptics may believe online grocery shopping will never catch on, but that was said about many categories that eventually developed a steady and growing presence Researchers believe the practice of online food shopping is expected to become more mainstream in Canada.
Would you feel comfortable buying your groceries online?
"19.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. New Democrats pledge affordable daycare With a provincial election coming next spring, NDP leader John Horgan has promised a $10 a day universal child care program. John Horgan promises the B.C. NDP will work toward a $10-a-day program to help not only working families but also the economy #bcpoli
"19.10.2016 23:25:00" vancouversun.com Girl's leg broken during cheese-rolling festival in Whistler: Lawsuit Toshihiro Nonaka filed the notice of civil claim in B.C. Supreme Court alleging his daughter was knocked down and her leg was broken. A lawsuit alleges that an annual Whistler cheese-rolling competition went from fun to frightening when a runaway wheel of cheddar crashed into a three-year-old girl.
"19.10.2016 23:10:01" vancouversun.com Resting Hillary Face: Clinton's obvious look of disdain for Trump in presidential debates has a name A Princeton University study showed it takes us a tenth of a second to size up the cut of a stranger's jib and, rightly or wrongly, we react to them accordingly Too stern, and she's seen as bossy and grumpy; too smiley and she's false or weak.
Will Hillary Clinton's face shape her destiny?
"19.10.2016 22:55:01" vancouversun.com Side Dishes: Secret Garden's secret to success Secret Garden Tea Co. has survived well beyond the average life of a tea room and a small business. "There's something about holding that China tea cup and having dainty food. It's special.” #life
"19.10.2016 22:45:00" Timeline Photos Save the date: The Vancouver Sun's Book Club is discussing The Underground Railroad with author Colson Whitehead on Oct. 21 at 11a.m.
Whitehead will be at the Vancouver Writers Fest this month.
"19.10.2016 22:40:00" vancouversun.com Photos: Some of the weapons turned over to Vancouver police during gun amnesty month For the month of October, British Columbians are being asked to voluntarily surrender illegal or unwanted firearms, weapons or ammunition as part of B.C. Gun Amnesty month. Police are not… The purpose of the #BCgunamnesty program is to help remove unwanted firearms from the community, eliminating the risk of them falling into the hands of criminals or being part of a tragic and unfortunate circumstance.
"19.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Saudi Arabia executes prince for murder in rare royal death sentence The method of execution was not disclosed, but Saudi executions are usually carried out by beheading 'Everyone's equal in the eyes of the law'
"19.10.2016 22:00:01" vancouversun.com Girlfriend of murder suspect still missing, family worried for her safety Surrey RCMP made another appeal for information on Kyonghee Kim's whereabouts. She hasn't been seen or heard from since Oct. 5 and was reported missing The family of a woman who was dating a man wanted in the murder of his ex-wife are growing increasingly worried for her safety.
"19.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Infant DNA sequencing finds genetic disorders that standard testing misses While fewer than 90 infants have undergone the test — called “whole exome sequencing” — five were found to have genetic variants that could affect their health Researchers have identified potentially harmful genetic diseases in infants whose DNA was sequenced at birth — illnesses that would not have been detected by blood tests routinely given to newborns. #life
"19.10.2016 21:20:01" vancouversun.com Cabbie ran into burning building to save baby, attempted murder trial hears After having his cab stopped by a distraught woman screaming about a fire, Mazin Markos ran into a burning house to save a stranger's baby. “I never thought of anything else but the baby”
"19.10.2016 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Flesh-eating bacteria claimed vet's limbs, but not her drive A year ago, Cindy Martinez was struggling to walk even just a few feet and lift just five pounds. "She will not be stopped no matter what"
"19.10.2016 20:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. MP Peter Julian quits as NDP House leader to pursue leadership bid Julian, 54, was first elected to the House of Commons in 2004 and has been re-elected four times. Peter Julian, MP is stepping down as NDP House leader to explore the idea of running for the leadership of his party.
"19.10.2016 20:20:00" vancouversun.com Watchdog reports flag security risks with government smartphones and tablets BC government's lax rules on taxpayer-paid iPhones and tablets has left it blind to security risks of viruses, hackers and unauthorized applications used by officials “The highest of the risks have been addressed, or we would not have released the report publicly”
"19.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Windsor-Essex County Humane Society apologizes for asking public to "grab a pussy" After multiple complaints and hundreds of social media shares, the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society has pulled its cat adoption ad that made reference to Donald Trump's infamous "pussy" comment. Now here's a phrase if you love controversies!
"19.10.2016 19:40:01" vancouversun.com Generation Squeeze: Young Vancouver families crushed by housing costs When their daughter was born, Kimberly Kelly and her husband built a makeshift nursery in the corner of the living room. In the face of soaring prices for detached family homes, many families are finding themselves having to give up dreams of a house and a yard, and carve homes out of compact spaces and carry a hefty mortgage or rent just to make a go of it in Vancouver.
"19.10.2016 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Earth's 16-month record heat streak ends with slightly cooler September The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's 15.9 degrees Celsius was merely the second hottest September on record “It may not be a record now because we have natural variations in weather and climate. There's always going to be ups and downs but that doesn't mean global warming isn't happening.”
"19.10.2016 19:00:01" vancouversun.com Thieves make off with rare Fantastic Four comic book in home break-in Police are hoping a super-sleuth will help them locate a rare comic book stolen during a home break-in early this week. Someone broke into a home in east Vancouver around noon Monday and made off with a 100-pound safe that contained a stack of valuable comics including the Fantastic Four: Issue No. 1
"19.10.2016 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Pete McMartin: Province already controls schools, so why bother with school boards? Oh, those kids. Somebody pulls somebody's hair. Heard in the hallway are heated exchanges of “Am not!” and “Are so!” From the school board to trustees to politicians, all parties involved have been acting like kids, says columnist Pete McMartin.
"19.10.2016 18:20:00" vancouversun.com Randene Neill announces she is leaving Global BC Global morning anchor Randene Neill announced today she is leaving Global BC. “I've been given the opportunity for another job,” Neill said during an emotional Global broadcast. Morning anchor Randene Neill says she will be leaving Global BC in two weeks to start her new career.
"19.10.2016 18:15:18" driving.ca First Drive: 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Honda's playful Civic hatch make it one of the most fun entries in the compact segment driving.ca: There's a reason why the Honda Civic has been Canada's best-selling car for the past 18 years. #autos
"19.10.2016 18:00:00" vancouversun.com Invermere mayor discloses he's bisexual, to meet NDP gender policy Mayor of Invermere says his bisexuality is the minority status that allowed him to challenge and defeat a female disability advocate for the B.C. NDP's nomination “I live with my partner Nozomi and my young son, but I identify as bi-sexual”
"19.10.2016 17:40:00" vancouversun.com City of Vancouver joins chorus of opposition to YVR sale City of Vancouver has lined up as an ally to the Vancouver Airport Authority's lobby against a feared federal sell off of Canada's biggest airports to private interests, including YVR Vancouver Coun. Geoff Meggs says that while the airport authority is a private, not-for-profit entity, it has local representation and is responsive to local needs, which he doubts would be the case if it were “in the hands of bondholders in Geneva.”
"19.10.2016 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Bank of Canada keeps low rate unchanged, admits growth slower than expected Household spending also remains a worry for policymakers — despite recent moves by Ottawa to tighten lending rules and cool housing prices Bank of Canada has left its trendsetting-lending rate at 0.5 per cent — unchanged since July 2015 — with annual growth likely stuck at 1.1 per cent this year, but expected to pick up speed in 2017 and 2018. #business
"19.10.2016 17:00:01" vancouversun.com SPCA 'appalled' by conditional term for B.C. man who fatally beat small dog BC SPCA chief prevention and enforcement officer says she worries the sentence will set a lenient legal precedent for anyone who mistreats animals. A B.C. man has received a 12-month conditional discharge after beating the family's chihuahua to death with a fence post.
"19.10.2016 16:40:00" vancouversun.com The Martian junkyard: What Europe's new Martian probe will be joining on the Red Planet The Schiaparelli lander will join a nuclear-powered space truck, a Canadian weather station (that was destroyed by ice) and a whole bunch of broken Russian stuff Depending on what happens to the Schiaparelli lander today, it may be the first time a non-NASA agency lands a probe on Mars that doesn't immediately break down.
"19.10.2016 16:20:00" vancouversun.com Edmonton Catholic school trustees want cable companies to stop offering pornographic content Trustee Larry Kowalczyk, who called pornography a moral issue, brought forward a motion Tuesday that led trustees to denounce the industry and the ease of access Edmonton Catholic school trustees have condemned pornography, saying it's harmful to students and shouldn't be accessible at home.
Would you be okay if cable companies stopped offering pornographic content?
"19.10.2016 16:02:43" vancouversun.com Take care of caregivers: Doctors of BC report A report by the Doctors of BC released Tuesday calls on the provincial ministry of health to recognize the unpaid efforts of family, particularly in seniors' care. About eight million Canadians — one million in B.C. — provide in-home support to a loved one that keeps them out of hospitals or long-term care.
Yet surveys have found one-third of them are distressed by those demands.
"19.10.2016 16:00:32" driving.ca Top 10 obscure, ticket-triggering driving rules in Canada When you cross provincial borders you're dealing with a new set of rules, so it's good to review some of the lesser-known laws driving.ca: If you're hogging the left lane in B.C., that could cost you $167 and three points. That should be enforced everywhere else in Canada, too. #autos
"19.10.2016 15:48:19" vancouversun.com B.C. pressed to be gender-neutral with HPV vaccination policy The vaccine against the human papillomavirus is provided free in B.C. to Grade 6 girls but boys have to self-identify as gay or as street youth in order to qualify More than 500 B.C. residents will get cancer this year caused by sexually transmitted HPV and the Canadian Cancer Society wants B.C. to start offering vaccinations to all adolescent boys, just as it does for girls.
"19.10.2016 15:20:01" vancouversun.com U.S. couple digs up pendant buried in Ireland before they were married The pendant was still intact and their marriage is stronger than ever. 'We love each other like crazy, so it's just nice that we found it' Here's something for the hopeless romantics:
Twenty-six years, four children and four grandchildren later the couple has finally retrieved the pendant.
"19.10.2016 15:00:01" vancouversun.com Mining watchdog files private action over Mount Polley spill MiningWatch Canada has launched a private prosecution against the B.C. government and the Mount Polley Mining Corp., alleging violations of the federal Fisheries Act in connection with a catastroph… “We are all concerned that almost 30 months later, despite clear evidence of impacts on waters, fish, and fish habitat, no sanctions and no penalties have been brought forward by any level of government." — MiningWatch Canada
Do you agree that the delay
"19.10.2016 14:40:00" vancouversun.com Dear America, you're already great. Love Canada: Social media campaign boosts U.S. spirits It was started by a Toronto ad agency, which chose its hashtag as a play on Donald Trump's campaign slogan, as Americans go through a fractious presidential election What do you think is great about our neighbour?
"19.10.2016 14:20:01" vancouversun.com Most highest-paid B.C. government employees are men Of the 100 highest-paid B.C. government employees, almost two-thirds, or 64 per cent, were men, according to The Sun's public sector salary database. Of the 100 highest-paid B.C. government employees, almost two-thirds, or 64 per cent, were men. This despite the fact that the majority of B.C. public servants (61 per cent) are women.
Find out how public servants stack up in our public sector salary
"19.10.2016 14:00:01" vancouversun.com Independent games developer shutters Yaletown studio, 150 employees out of work An independent games developer based in Vancouver reportedly closed its Yaletown studio on Monday, a day after it was chatting up its latest game that was receiving good reviews from gamers during … United Front Games's shuttering was abrupt, but not unexpected.
Smaller independent gaming studios are struggling to compete with behemoths like Electronic Arts due to high production costs.
"19.10.2016 13:40:01" vancouversun.com City will go it alone on 250 affordable housing units in South Vancouver The city plans to forge ahead without help from its federal and provincial counterparts to build 250 affordable housing units in South Vancouver. The homes — mostly two- and three-be… Would it make more sense for the city to wait on help from other levels of government?
"19.10.2016 13:20:00" vancouversun.com New York City: Five musts for a fall or winter trip The Big Apple is awesome almost any time of year. Here are five great ways to enjoy the city in fall or winter Are you dreaming of a getaway this winter?
Where's one place you would love to visit?
"19.10.2016 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Municipalities have important role to ensure seniors' health and well being: report Even though most health services for seniors are provided by the provincial government, a new report shows B.C. municipalities play a vital role. While the province does much of the heavy lifting, a new report is urging cities to make sure funding for seniors keeps programs sustainable.
"19.10.2016 06:40:01" vancouversun.com Wonton soup from Calgary restaurant led to coma, $2.4 million lawsuit claims A Calgary woman lapsed into a coma and was hospitalized for months after eating tainted wonton soup, a nearly $2.4-million lawsuit says. The food poisoning was so severe that the woman lapsed into a coma and was hospitalized for months, the lawsuit claims.
She also “had and continues to have reduced and limited movement and flexibility throughout the body including having to use a
"19.10.2016 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Radicalized or ashamed: 100-plus girls taken by Boko Haram unwilling to leave now, community leader says The unwilling girls may have been radicalized by Boko Haram or are ashamed to return because they have married extremists and have babies At least 20 of the girls are being educated in the United States.
“We would prefer that they are taken away from the community and this country because the stigmatization is going to affect them for the rest of their lives. Even someone believed to have
"19.10.2016 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Island man, 62, trapped two nights in ravine found 'shivering,' lying in mud A 62-year-old Vancouver Island man was found shivering and unable to speak after two nights trapped in a ravine on a stormy weekend. “It almost seems like it was meant to be,” said the neighbour who found him, a former search-and-rescue volunteer. “Quite honestly, I didn't think we'd actually find him.
“I don't know what guides you sometimes because you come to these little forks and
"19.10.2016 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Supermodel of eco-lodgings: In the New Mexico desert, a discovery about sustainability The Greater World Community's off-the-grid properties are the only Earthship Biotecture homes available for sleepovers Add this to our eco-#travel bucket list.
The Greater World Earthship Community near Taos, N.M. is the world's largest off-the-grid subdivision where every earthship is a pleasant 22 degrees no matter the season.
"19.10.2016 04:40:00" vancouversun.com Trial judge criticized as court overturns fire chief's sex-assault convictions The sexual-assault convictions of a former fire chief in northern B.C. have been overturned after the B.C. Court of Appeal found the trial judge's conduct to be unfair. In February 2015, B.C.… “In my opinion, the judge's comments here would lead a reasonable observer to the ineluctable conclusion that the evidence of this witness, called by the Crown but unfavourable to the defence, was not believed, before the judge heard all of the evidence
"19.10.2016 04:10:00" vancouversun.com New B.C. lottery: Could you scrape by on $1,000 a day? What would you do with an income of $1,000 every day, weekends and holidays included, for the rest of your life? That's the prize being offered by the B.C. Lottery Corp. in a new lottery call… A daily dose of dough, or would you go for the lump sum?
"19.10.2016 03:10:00" vancouversun.com No Vancouver schools to close before election, minister indicates School closures appear to be off the table for the foreseeable future in Vancouver, despite Education Minister Mike Bernier's decision to fire the school board. Just as in 1985, the last… Just as in 1985, the last time the province sacked the VSB, the issue of school closures is weighing on the minds of parents.
Earlier this month, the board suspended its school-closure process indefinitely after six senior staff members left on sick
"19.10.2016 03:10:00" vancouversun.com Petition fights idea of Commercial Drive bike lanes More than 5,000 people who shop in stores on Commercial Drive have signed a petition opposing City of Vancouver plans for a bike lane along the busy street. Should Commercial go the way of bike lanes like much of the downtown peninsula, or is this the wrong place for them?
"19.10.2016 02:35:33" vancouversun.com Generation Squeeze: Young Vancouver families crushed by housing costs When their daughter was born, Kimberly Kelly and her husband built a makeshift nursery in the corner of the living room. They threw-up temporary walls to create a cosy six-by-seven-foot nook w… Across the region, three-bedroom units that cost less than $500,000 make up only 15 per cent of housing stock.
The situation is most grim in Vancouver, where homes that fit both criteria make up one per cent of homes.
"19.10.2016 01:59:46" vancouversun.com Global effort reveals 200 DNA locations implicated in MS The largest-ever genetic study of multiple sclerosis has revealed dozens of new genetic markers associated with the disease, according to a presentation to the American Society of Human Genetics. T… The findings, which are to be made available to researchers all over the world, will jumpstart research on the specific genes implicated in the neurodegenerative disease, according to Nikolaos Patsopoulos, a professor at Harvard Medical School and
"19.10.2016 01:36:05" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Venting at Victoria over VSB firings may be forgotten by 2017 election VICTORIA — The B.C. Liberal government's pre-emptive strike on the Vancouver school board has provoked much speculation about political consequences for the governing party and its opponents. … Will the VSB firings still be an issue for you come election time?
"19.10.2016 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Steve Nash sues former business partners over B.C. fitness clubs After a falling-out with his business partners, Steve Nash is going to court seeking an order preventing his name or image from being used in relation to 21 fitness facilities around B.C. In a noti… It's complicated, but basically Nash is no longer collaborating with his former partners and doesn't want his name used anymore.
"19.10.2016 00:40:01" vancouversun.com 'This is huge': Daring diamond thieves swap jewels for fakes in coast-to-coast spree A pair of bold diamond thieves has hit jewelry stores across Canada, switching fakes for the real thing in the blink of an eye. The couple are suspected in at least a half-dozen thefts from Vancouver to the Maritimes.
Police believe the duo could easily have made off with more than $1 million in diamonds.
"19.10.2016 00:10:00" B.C.'s top 10 public sector salaries for 2014-15 The agency responsible for investing money on behalf of government pension plans is home to almost a third of the 100 highest-paid public employees in B.C. and seven of the top 10.
Read more about how fund managers top B.C. public sector salary list
"18.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Taxpayers financing satellite construction in California because of 'direct benefit to Canada' Export Development Canada has financed several satellites being built at SSL in Palo Alto, claiming since the U.S. firm is Canadian-owned the funding benefits Canada The U.S. firm may be Canadian-owned, but should taxpayers be funding it?
"18.10.2016 22:47:41" vancouversun.com Langley gang member charged with murder of Hells Angel The man accused of killing Hells Angel Bob Green was out on bail at the time of the shooting on drug trafficking charges that he faces with Green's cousin. Jason Francis Wa… Jason Francis Wallace, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Hells Angel Bob Green in Langley.
"18.10.2016 22:40:00" vancouversun.com Obama to Trump: 'Stop whining' U.S. president Barack Obama is delivering a sharp rebuke to Donald Trump for his unsupported claims that the presidential election is being rigged against him. Obama says the Republican nominee nee… Obama said that if a candidate starts whining before the game is over, “then you don't have what it takes to be in this job.”
"18.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com B.C.'s busy retail scene soaked up most spaces vacated by Target Twelve of 19 former Target stores across B.C. have been filled since the U.S. retailer's retreat from Canada last year, outpacing the national rate at which landlords have been able to fill their e… What are you hoping will happen to the former Target location in your area?
There are still seven locations in B.C. either sitting unused or being renovated to make them suitable for other big-box retailers like Winners, Sport Chek and Marshalls. Another
"18.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Tory leadership candidate Michael Chong wants to privatize CMHC to fight trend to higher housing prices Michael Chong says 'the single biggest factor' contributing to the rapid increase in housing prices has been the 'massive expansion' of government-backed mortgage credit Tory leadership candidate Michael Chong says the federal government has significantly contributed to an apparent housing bubble by allowing CMHC to rapidly expand mortgage credit.
"18.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com If you want more health money, you'd better spend it on health, provinces and territories told Health Minister Jane Philpott drew a line in the sand Monday as she warned her counterparts demanding more federal money that it must be earmarked for health care Ottawa wants to slash in half the amount by which federal health payments are set to increase next year.
Cutting that annual increase to three per cent from six per cent will mean diminished services for patients, say health ministers, and could cost $1
"18.10.2016 21:20:00" vancouversun.com Meat sold at B.C. IGA store recalled due to possible metal shavings OTTAWA — Meat products that were packaged at an IGA store in Port McNeill, B.C., are being recalled due to the possible presence of metal shavings. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the reca… RECALL: Extra lean ground beef, lean ground beef in individual and family-sized packages, lean ground pork and seasoned meatballs sold at the IGA in Port McNeil are being recalled.
"18.10.2016 20:40:00" news.nationalpost.com Growing opportunities: In B.C., small growers are running a billion-dollar industry own a short driveway nestled in the woods and pocked with potholes, a hulking cannabis-production facility sits hidden from the eyes of law enforcement and thieves. Since the early 1970s, the southeast B.C.'s Kootenay-Rockies region's billion-dollar black market has quietly been keeping Canadians stoned.
"18.10.2016 20:20:00" vancouversun.com He wanted me to make him a naughty old man: Teen sexted with man accused of killing son in hot car An Alabama teenager testified she was just 15 when she exchanged raunchy text messages with a man now accused of purposefully leaving his toddler son to die in a hot car so he could pursue extramarital sex Prosecutors say the U.S. man intentionally killed his son by leaving him for hours in a vehicle parked outside his workplace. His lawyers called the death accidental.
The prosecution has previously argued he wanted the toddler to die so he could pursue
"18.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com B.C. duo to declare runs for federal Tory leadership The Conservative Party, which was decimated in Canada's three largest cities and lost much of its B.C. power base in 2015, are about to get two new leadership campaign entrants who vow to fix that … On B.C. issues, former MP Andrew Saxton said if he became prime minister he would consider at least partly revoking the crude oil tanker moratorium that the Liberals have promised for B.C.'s north coast.
What other B.C. issues would you like to see the
"18.10.2016 19:40:00" vancouversun.com Employment Standards Branch investigates unpaid overtime complaint over Sausage Party B.C.'s Employment Standards Branch is reviewing a third-party complaint against the Vancouver animation studio behind the hit feature Sausage Party. The complaint by the media union Unifor Local 20… The complaint by the media union Unifor Local 2000 alleges that the non-union Nitrogen Studios forced animators on the film to work without paying overtime.
Animators are among the few non-union workers in B.C.'s heavily-unionized film industry. #arts
"18.10.2016 19:20:00" Inside an illegal grow op In the shadows of these snow-capped B.C. mountains, small growers are running a billion-dollar industry.
Read more in our #OCannabis series: http://bit.ly/2dLQ7Bz
"18.10.2016 19:00:00" vancouversun.com Abbotsford nursing home's CEO apologizes for care aide's comments on Margot Bentley case The last article I wrote about Margot Bentley drew hundreds of published and unpublished (emailed) reader responses, virtually all of them critical of the Abbotsford nursing home for continuin… "You are not 'being condemned' and I absolutely believe you are well intentioned, however, this is not about you. This is about Margot Bentley, and what she wanted."
— Margot Bentley's daughter in response to a care giver's public comments on their case
"18.10.2016 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Housing costs consume majority of disposable income in B.C., according to new affordability tool Once British Columbians pay for essential costs such as food, taxes and child care, nearly half of their leftover income is consumed by housing, according to a new tool that measures home… How much of your disposable income goes to housing?
"18.10.2016 18:20:00" vancouversun.com B.C.'s Soil Mate aims at evolving food-supply system through e-listing “When I had kids, knowing what I knew, I couldn't feed them stuff that I knew wasn't good for them.” Do you buy local?
Soil Mate's website connects consumers with local farms, markets, wineries and breweries in their neighbourhoods. #business
"18.10.2016 18:15:09" driving.ca Volkswagen still doesn't have a fix for its cheating diesels VW seeks final approval of emissions deal from U.S. lawmakers without a fix in hand driving.ca: More than one year and Volkswagen still doesn't have a plan to fix its diesels. What gives? #autos
"18.10.2016 18:00:00" vancouversun.com The universe is crowded: Study suggests there are 10 time more galaxies than previously thought There may be 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe. 'It boggles the mind that over 90 per cent of the galaxies in the cosmos have yet to be studied' There may be 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe, 90 per cent of which are too faint for our best telescopes to detect. #tech
Who knows what we will be able to observe (and detect) with the next generation of telescopes?
"18.10.2016 17:22:21" Timeline Photos BREAKING: A charge of child luring has been approved against RCMP Const. Dario Devic, in relation to last month's Creep Catchers incident in Surrey.
Read more here: http://bit.ly/2dy9AYP
"18.10.2016 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Daphne Bramham: Few women in B.C. public sector's top ranks, lack of political leadership to blame Women are better educated than ever, they're advancing through the ranks in the provincial and municipal civil service, Crown corporations, health authorities and public universities. Yet most are … Nearly nine of every 10 supervisors in the B.C. government are women, according to its 2016 workforce profile. But, only 46 per cent are senior managers.
And why they're not breaking through is simple: Politicians have failed to make it a priority.
"18.10.2016 17:00:00" vancouversun.com Controversial Arizona sheriff who forced inmates to wear pink, live in tents in desert faces federal charge Federal authorities reversed course Monday and charged the defiant 84-year-old lawman with misdemeanour criminal contempt of court Prosecutors say he defied a judge's orders to stop targeting Latinos in traffic stops and other law enforcement activities.
If convicted, he faces up to six months in jail.
"18.10.2016 16:40:01" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Bernier's pre-emptive strike abruptly ends VSB battle VICTORIA — For a brief moment on the weekend it looked like an uneasy truce might be at hand in the budget standoff between the Vancouver school board and the B.C. Liberal government. “Board t… The education minister could have fired the Vancouver School Board back in June for missing their budget deadline. So, why did he act now, just as they were preparing to do his bidding?
He cites a special adviser's report into the VSB's financial and
"18.10.2016 16:21:00" vancouversun.com City unveils new designs for temporary paths throughout Arbutus greenway City of Vancouver staff have unveiled their designs for temporary paths that will be built throughout the Arbutus greenway in the coming months. When work crews started to pave the … The plan still includes paving the greenway, but it's not that simple. The corridor will now be split into five sections and each will receive one of three configurations of walking and biking paths.
What do you think of the path plans?
"18.10.2016 15:25:49" vancouversun.com Toronto Blue Jays face daunting task down 3-0 in ALCS after losing to Cleveland Scott Stinson: The 4-2 defeat means Toronto faces Cleveland on Tuesday afternoon trying to avoid a four-game sweep Blue Jays faced with near-impossible task of digging out of a 0-3 hole. #sports
"18.10.2016 15:17:34" vancouversun.com Ben Kuzma: Mt. Kilimanjaro ascent, World Cup experience keys to Sbisa's solid start There's the Grouse Grind. There's the Chief. And then there's Mount Kilimanjaro. If you're looking for some symbolism on how Luca Sbisa prepared for what the Vancouver Canucks defenceman hopes is a… He's climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, but does Vancouver Canucks defenceman Luca Sbisa have what it takes to ascend to new heights in the NHL.
"18.10.2016 15:13:29" vancouversun.com Smart substitution for beef: Walnuts, coarsely ground with spices and more, do the trick You could sprinkle it on a salad, fold it into an omelette, use it as a soup garnish or scoop it up with any vessel besides a tortilla, if you want. Is there an equivalent vegetarian taco filling, something just as easy and satisfying as meat?
Recipe: Walnut Tacos
"18.10.2016 15:10:02" vancouversun.com Vancouver Film Commissioner | Vancouver Sun Former London Film Commission head David Shepheard is Vancouver's first Film Commissioner The Vancouver Economic Commission says the creation of a film commissioner was urgently needed following a 67 per cent increase in business between 2015 and 2016 and even higher numbers predicted by year's end.
"18.10.2016 15:05:54" Father, son build drag racing Camaros driving.ca: For now, the old gun is faster than the young prodigy.
Meet the ultimate father-and-son team who built themselves 1,200-HP worth of badass muscle cars: http://bit.ly/2eN6nXq #autos
"18.10.2016 15:05:07" vancouversun.com Things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday Oct. 18 Today's daily culture fix includes young San Francisco playwright Lauren Yee's adventure King of the Yees, Israeli Chamber Project, and Vancouver Writers Fest's Grand Openings eve… Today's daily culture fix includes young San Francisco playwright Lauren Yee's adventure King of the Yees, Israeli Chamber Project, and Vancouver Writers Fest's Grand Opening events
"18.10.2016 14:59:30" vancouversun.com Race to drain diesel fuel from sunken tug underway off B.C. coast The operation is expected to take more than 40 hours, and with another storm due to hit the region tomorrow, crews have made plans to work through the night. Salvage crews have begun the process of removing thousands of litres of diesel from a sunken 30-metre tug off British Columbia's central coast.
"18.10.2016 14:32:30" vancouversun.com Fund managers top B.C. public sector salary list The agency responsible for investing money on behalf of government pension plans is home to almost a third of the 100 highest-paid public employees in B.C. and seven of the top 10. T… The top 10 highest-earning public-sector employees in B.C. took home a combined $9.6M in the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Check out our Public Sector Salary Data Base: goo.gl/PBd5o9
"18.10.2016 14:23:53" vancouversun.com Listeria outbreak: Richmond food-poisoning victim dies in hospital The six cases have been linked to food sold at Foody World in Richmond One of six people hospitalized after eating processed meat contaminated with listeria has died.
"18.10.2016 14:22:44" vancouversun.com Lack of black box makes probe into crash that killed Prentice difficult: expert KELOWNA, B.C. — An aviation expert says determining what caused a fatal plane crash near Kelowna will be especially difficult because the aircraft didn't have flight recording devices. Investigators will be working with very limited information as they Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice was among the four people on board the plane who were killed.
"18.10.2016 14:20:38" vancouversun.com Surrey will be Canada's first City of Refuge Aislinn Hunter, award-winning B.C. poet, author and creative-writing instructor, has never had to worry that her life or liberty were in jeopardy because of something she wrote. The freedom she enj… Surrey is Canada's first International City of Refuge, which means that city will offer temporary sanctuary to writers and artists, giving them an escape and a platform to continue their work.
"18.10.2016 14:19:29" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Bernier's pre-emptive strike abruptly ends VSB battle VICTORIA — For a brief moment on the weekend it looked like an uneasy truce might be at hand in the budget standoff between the Vancouver school board and the B.C. Liberal government. “Board t… Minds in Victoria were likely made up about Vancouver School Board's future before report's issuance
"18.10.2016 14:05:20" vancouversun.com Invermere mayor claims mysterious minority status to win NDP nomination VICTORIA — The B.C. NDP's gender equity policy for election candidates is again causing confusion, after the mayor of Invermere won a party nomination race over … Invermere mayor Gerry Taft said he received approval by NDP headquarters to be designated a minority, but would prefer the reason why be kept private from the NDP riding association members and the general electorate in 2017.
"18.10.2016 13:57:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver: through the eyes of an tourist I halted, startled, as a beaver swanked across my path. Thrilled, I crouched to observe as it tore chunks of vegetation from Stanley Park, mowing the patch almost bare. "It took me a good week to get used to the right hand lane rule. I'm not talking about the roads; you strictly adhere to the rule even on your pedestrian and bike paths. And it works—teeter onto the wrong side, and boy you'll get a look!"
"18.10.2016 13:22:00" vancouversun.com Hip fracture deaths more likely at small and medium community hospitals: study UBC's Dr. Pierre Guy, who co-authored the study, says it isn't about assigning blame, but rather a call to action The risk of death after breaking a hip is higher at medium and small community hospitals compared with large and teaching hospitals
"18.10.2016 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Genes explain why tomatoes from the fridge taste bland Keeping tomatoes in the fridge kills much of their flavour, and now an experiment in molecular biology has discovered why "Cold messes with a tomato's genes"
"18.10.2016 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Two men attacked in Halifax by pair of trouser bandits One of the two assailants demanded that one of the victims hand over his jeans; however, the two fled the scene without the trousers. “Please help me find my pants.”
Halifax police are looking for a violent thief — with a taste for trousers
"18.10.2016 05:40:01" vancouversun.com B.C.'s Welfare Food Challenge participants must eat for a week on $18 More than 100 participants from across B.C. have signed up to try to eat on a total of $18 for the week. Would you be able to manage eating for a week with just $18?
"18.10.2016 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Canadian pediatricians' objection to circumcising babies 'at odds with the evidence' The study's author, Brian Morris, compared those who doubt circumcision's benefits to the anti-vaccination movement Scientific research shows clearer health benefits to the procedure than had previously been believed, including a lower risk of acquiring HIV, genital herpes, the human papilloma virus (HPV) and syphilis. #life
"18.10.2016 04:47:00" vancouversun.com Having a swell time in B.C. and fall into surfing Those wetsuits, hats and booties may not be terribly glamorous, but one of the joys of winter surfing in B.C. is, quite frankly, all that wrapping means it's often warmer in the water than out of it The physical challenges of surfing are obvious. From ducking waves, paddling out and popping up on the board, to standing and manoeuvring, there's the need for cardio, coordination and strength. #health
"18.10.2016 04:27:00" vancouversun.com I'm happier since leaving Vancouver, but affordable housing remains a nationwide problem I left Vancouver five months ago amid a hail of media attention following my “Goodbye Vancouver” Dear John letter. Since moving to Halifax I have received repeated requests for a follow-up. These have come mainly from two camps: Vancouverites who refuse Affordable housing remains a coast-to-coast crisis in this country, says Jennifer Knox, a teacher and research co-ordinator who recently moved from Vancouver to Halifax #vanre
"18.10.2016 04:10:00" vancouversun.com Legacy of loss: In the wake of murder a family mends Ten years ago, photos of Manjit Panghali embracing her adorable three-year-old daughter, Maya, broke hearts across the country as details of the young mother's disappearance and murder “It took me six years to get to a place where I can finally do something like this interview without bawling my eyes out, which was a major goal for me. I want to share my story, share my sister's story. I don't ever want her story to be forgotten.”
"18.10.2016 03:44:00" vancouversun.com Gord Downie releases Secret Path Released on Tuesday, the album is part of a package, along with a graphic novel and animated film, that tells the story of Chanie (Charlie) Wenjack, a 12-year-old indigenous boy who ran away from residential school Tragically Hip's Gord Downie has kept the music for his Secret Path project under wraps for three years. #arts
"18.10.2016 03:23:00" vancouversun.com Hemlines | Watch Hunger Stop with Michael Kors and more fashion news Designer Michael Kors continues his mission to Watch Hunger Stop with his latest campaign. Michael Kors has renewed his partnership with actress Kate Hudson in order to increase awareness for his mission to “build a world with zero hunger" #life
"18.10.2016 03:15:00" vancouversun.com Poll: British Columbians see online betting as most dangerous form of gambling Online betting is more likely than any other type of gambling to be perceived as dangerous, according to a new poll Would you consider online gaming to be a more dangerous form of gambling or slot machines at casinos?
"18.10.2016 02:33:00" vancouversun.com The universe is crowded: Study suggests there are 10 time more galaxies than previously thought 'It boggles the mind that over 90 per cent of the galaxies in the cosmos have yet to be studied' There may be 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe, 90 per cent of which are too faint for our best telescopes to detect.
"18.10.2016 02:17:00" vancouversun.com Analysis: Ad campaign signals end to Trudeau-public servants love affair The largest federal union is threatening to pull out of deadlocked contract talks, is upset about the botched Phoenix pay system, and is kicking off an ad campaign calling on the prime minister “to make good on his word.” Justin Trudeau's honeymoon with Canada's public servants is over.
"18.10.2016 01:57:00" vancouversun.com Pamela Anderson shows support for Julian Assange with 'a nice vegan lunch' The former 'Baywatch' star says she is worried about his health and family. Assange has sought refuge at the Ecuadorean Embassy in central London for more than four years Pamela Anderson joked that Julian Assange wasn't pleased with her choice of a meal: “He said I tortured him with bringing him vegan food.”
"18.10.2016 01:55:00" vancouversun.com Nick Wooster talks men's fashion: It's a good time to be a guy Nickelson Wooster could easily be described as a misplaced millennial. Nickelson Wooster may have been born in 1960, but his view of topics such as career paths, style conformity and social media easily mirrors those held by Generation Y. #life
"18.10.2016 01:40:01" vancouversun.com Three teens go on trial in connection with Luka Gordic's swarming death in Whistler Gordic had gone to Whistler earlier in the day, and with some friends had run into another group of young men who he believed knew one of the males now accused in the attack Accusations that a young man was abusive to his former girlfriend led to a swarming attack and fatal stabbing of a Burnaby teen in Whistler in May 2015
"18.10.2016 01:03:00" news.nationalpost.com O Cannabis: The future of marijuana in Canada, and the hazy transition period ahead Postmedia has embarked on a national series looking at the future of marijuana in Canada to examine what could be the defining nation-changing event of legalization. Pot database: How likely are you to get busted in your city?
"18.10.2016 00:40:00" vancouversun.com CoverGirl announces its first ever male model, 17-year-old social media personality James Charles The latest CoverGirl is not a CoverGirl after all, but a CoverBoy. “Today I'm living out one of my biggest dreams and I'm currently on set of my first ever TV commercial with CoverGirl. That's right, I am a new CoverGirl.” #life
"18.10.2016 00:33:00" vancouversun.com Surrey teen's death from fallen tree traumatizes family, friends Lisa Kelly wept openly on the phone Sunday, overcome with grief for Shakir Salaam, the boy she had taken in, and thought of as one of her own. Salaam, 16, was killed Friday as he hung out with two … “An absolutely kind-hearted, beautiful boy — a saint”
"18.10.2016 00:10:00" vancouversun.com Gut instinct guides us and we're lucky it does The Star Trek franchise could never have reached orbit without the interplay between Mr. Spock, shaking his head and warning against faulty logic, and Captain Kirk insisting he had a hunch, a gut feeling. “Gut instinct” is now the stuff of physiology, a thing that can be measured, mapped in the body and analyzed chemically.
And despite the word “gut,” that useful instinct goes far beyond our stomach and includes the feelings from our heartbeat, our lungs,
"18.10.2016 00:00:00" vancouversun.com The Donald Trump of France After a humiliating defeat in 2012, Nicolas Sarkozy — a very French blend of tabloid celebrity and professional tough guy — wants to be president again How far right will Nicolas Sarkozy go to become his country's president again?
"17.10.2016 23:40:00" Welfare Food Challenge The annual Welfare Food Challenge challenges participants to try to eat on a total of $18 for the week.
Could you do it? Story: http://ow.ly/mpbs305h0Vt
"17.10.2016 23:10:00" vancouversun.com Amy Schumer's Trump comments prompt boos, walkouts Amy Schumer's rant against Donald Trump apparently turned off some fans at her show in Tampa, Florida. "All love Tampa."
Amy Schumer slammed Donald Trump and brought a fan who supported him onstage to question him about his decision.
"17.10.2016 22:44:57" vancouversun.com Senior Hells Angel Bob Green murdered in Langley 'This will cause quite a stir. It's not that often that a Hells Angel in this province gets murdered,' one former law enforcement source said IHIT has confirmed that Bob Green, a senior member of the B.C. Hells Angels, was the victim of a suspicious death they were investigating since Sunday.
"17.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Pregnant cow shot and butchered in Kamloops field, $25,000 reward offered A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for shooting a pregnant cow “Whoever did this is not hurting for money”
"17.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Suspect in Jays beer can tossing case no longer works for Postmedia Ken Pagan was charged with mischief earlier this month after surrendering at a police detachment in downtown Toronto Ken Pagan, who was charged after allegedly tossing a beer can towards a Baltimore outfielder during a high-intensity Blue Jays playoff game, is no longer employed at Postmedia
"17.10.2016 21:20:00" vancouversun.com Take a look at the American navy's new stealth warship, the sleek, sophisticated USS Zumwalt Quieter than other ships, the Zumwalt is hard to detect, track and attack. If Batman had a warship, it would be the USS Zumwalt — the U.S. Navy's largest and most sophisticated new destroyer, which comes with a price tag of at least US$4.4 billion.
"17.10.2016 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Cooking on deadline: Spinach, mushroom, and chicken quesadillas for dinner on Halloween If you have kids, then you know that thinking about dinner on Halloween is not easy Getting the kids out the door with a little something in their stomachs besides candy is one of the few things you can do to wrangle a bit of order on Halloween #life
"17.10.2016 20:43:00" vancouversun.com Daphne Bramham: Few women in B.C. public sector's top ranks, lack of political leadership to blame Women are better educated than ever, they're advancing through the ranks in the provincial and municipal civil service, Crown corporations, health authorities and public universities. Yet most are … Only 30 per cent of the most influential and best-paid jobs are held by women.
"17.10.2016 20:20:00" vancouversun.com Why Google's turn to wireless last mile connections could disrupt Canadian Internet providers Internet giants including Google are getting into the infrastructure game and testing ways to use wireless connections for the so-called last mile between the network and the end user Ultra-fast Internet speeds may soon be possible without pricey fibre or cable wires directly into a home if Google has its way #technology
"17.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Coffee thrown in face of visiting quarterback at Vancouver Island football game Police on Vancouver Island have arrested a man who allegedly tossed a coffee in the face of a visiting quarterback at a junior football game. The alleged victim was the QB for the visiting Nanaimo Raiders, and police claim the assault was “motivated by a bet.”
"17.10.2016 19:40:01" vancouversun.com Cleveland Indians poke fun at Blue Jays over Bautista's 'circumstances' comment The Toronto slugger, who went hitless in the first two games of the American League Championship Series won by the Indians, seemed to make a thinly veiled criticism of the umpiring in his comments to the media The Cleveland Indians are having some social media fun at the Blue Jays' expense, with Jose Bautista as the latest target.
"17.10.2016 19:20:01" vancouversun.com They were living at full volume: Father shares memories of twin sons killed in Calgary bobsled run accident Eight months ago, Jason Caldwell found himself confronted with the kind of unfathomable loss that could not be restored, when his twin sons Evan and Jordan died after taking sleds down the bobsled track at Calgary's Olympic Park “All the power in the world cannot bring them back. My entire life I've been focused on bringing things back, and wow — if we could, wouldn't we?”
"17.10.2016 19:00:00" vancouversun.com Back-alley tent in Vancouver offers safety for addicts in bid to curb overdoses Sarah Blyth was weary of rushing to counteract an overdose every time someone screamed “Narcan!” from a nearby alley in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside The tent gives people who, for whatever reason, won't visit Insite and still want a place that is comfortable and safe to use their drugs and where someone can keep an eye on them in case of an overdose
"17.10.2016 18:40:00" vancouversun.com CMHC raises red flag about housing, cites spillover from Toronto, Vancouver The head of the federal housing agency is raising a red flag about the state of Canada's real estate sector, saying affordability concerns have spilled over from the country's two most expensive cities to nearby markets. "CMHC has recently observed spillover effects from Vancouver and Toronto into nearby markets. These factors ... will cause us to issue our first 'red' warning for the Canadian housing market as a whole." #vanre
"17.10.2016 18:20:01" vancouversun.com Efforts to pump fuel from sunken tug on B.C. central coast due to begin Fuel is bubbling up from the tug, but a report issued from the scene says it is being contained by a boom, while the exact amount of diesel spilled remains unconfirmed. Efforts to remove thousands of litres of diesel fuel from a sunken tug are expected to begin on British Columbia's central coast near the Great Bear Rainforest.
"17.10.2016 18:00:00" vancouversun.com Surrey-based Coast Capital Savings making bid to go national Coast Capital Savings wants to make a bid to take its credit union national with the first step being a vote by its members. Coast Capital is already one of Canada's biggest credit unions and the ability to expand nationally will help give it the strength to develop the online and mobile services that millennial and next-generation customers will take as a given. #business
"17.10.2016 17:40:00" vancouversun.com Public Sector Salaries - Vancouver Sun The database contains salary information for more than 75,000 of the highest paid public servants in B.C. Who earns the most in B.C.'s public sector?
"17.10.2016 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Chinese real estate billionaire says customers troubled by Vancouver tax Frank Wu, the chairman of Central China Real Estate Ltd., says investors have told him that the 15 per cent tax is discouraging them from buying property in the city. A Chinese real estate billionaire looking to invest in Canada says his customers are troubled by B.C.'s tax on foreigners purchasing homes in Vancouver. #vanre
"17.10.2016 17:00:31" driving.ca Apple scales back its autonomous car project Apple will now reportedly focus on developing autonomous software for automakers driving.ca: Apple might not want to build a self-driving car after all. #autos
"17.10.2016 17:00:00" vancouversun.com Doug Todd: 'Waste of farmland' sign rises on Tsawwassen band land The “Waste of Farmland” billboard has been paid for by the Sierra Club of B.C. and the Peace Valley Environmental Association. The Tsawwassen Mills shopping mall has been built on more than 1,000 acres of farmland. But a billboard on Tsawwassen First Nation's reserve is questioning why the B.C. government is building its Site C dam on farmland in the far-away Peace River
"17.10.2016 16:58:47" vancouversun.com NPA trustees call on minister to take action on VSB The NPA trustees called for the action early Monday, just as four Vision trustees and lone Green trustee are set to pass a balanced budget Four Vancouver school trustees are asking the minister of education to step in to end what they say is the “toxic dysfunction” at the Vancouver School Board.
"17.10.2016 16:46:01" vancouversun.com Anti-immigration party registers for B.C. election Emboldened by growing anti-immigration sentiment in the United States and Europe, a B.C. man has registered a political party devoted to “Canada's traditional identity” in advance… The party's platform promises to promote English and French culture, adjust immigration and refugee policy and hold a referendum to determine public opinion on repealing the multiculturalism act.
Would you vote for them?
"17.10.2016 16:40:00" vancouversun.com Canadian butter "really sucks", says B.C. researcher UBC researchers find that Canadian butter has the highest omega-6 fatty acid content compared with butter produced in 13 countries Canadian butter "really sucks," but not for its taste! #life
"17.10.2016 16:37:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver to host housing experts from around the world It became clear by the halfway point of Vancouver's 10-year housing and homelessness strategy that the plan wasn't about to resolve the city's crisis Vancouver isn't alone in struggling with affordability problems and the upcoming Re:Address summit is an opportunity to learn from experts from other cities that have hit their crisis points long before this one did. #vanre
"17.10.2016 16:17:33" vancouversun.com Richmond woman said she wasn't consulted over 'do not resuscitate' order for dad, 84 Lori Wang will never forget the image of her father gasping and choking on his own blood while in cardiac arrest, and her desperate attempts to get staff to help him “The blood was pouring out of his mouth and I pressed the red button, but no one came so I ran into the corridor shouting for help. This is when I learned they wouldn't resuscitate him. The nurses were just wiping his blood away”
"17.10.2016 16:08:46" vancouversun.com Convicted pedophile Denis Hall running for Greater Catholic Schools Board trustee Candidate Denis Hall pleaded guilty in July 1981 to two counts of having sexual intercourse with females aged 14 to 16 and two counts of indecent assault on females. A convicted pedophile is running for trustee with the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools board.
In 1994, he applied for and received a full and absolute pardon for his convictions from the federal solicitor general.
"17.10.2016 15:35:24" vancouversun.com Activist in court today to bar Cleveland Indians from using name and "Chief Wahoo" logo in Ontario The legal challenge by comes on the same day that the baseball team takes on the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series Do you think it's time for the Cleveland Indians baseball team to change its name and logo? #sports
"17.10.2016 14:52:32" vancouversun.com Why Canadian Club is cheaper in America: A product-by-product look at the U.S.-Canada price gap Mordecai Richler, gas, booze and, uh, riding boots are more expensive north of the 49th. But handguns are cheaper. Here is the cross-border 'price gap' Why are so many products cheaper in the U.S.?
"17.10.2016 14:33:25" vancouversun.com Glass ceiling still in place for public sector employees Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may have introduced a gender-balanced cabinet “because it's 2015,” but that equality does not extend to public servants in B.C. A Vancouver Sun analysis of public sector salaries reveals that the majority of the highest-paid public employees were men.
"17.10.2016 14:30:21" driving.ca Are safer cars making drivers more dangerous? As cars take over more duties, drivers are getting lazy and assume they'll be protected driving.ca: How are people, in this day and age, still not using their seatbelts? #autos
"17.10.2016 14:14:25" vancouversun.com Ten and counting: The growing list of women who have accused Trump of touching them inappropriately Accusations of inappropriate touching or kissing have skyrocketed since Trump said in the second debate that he has never touched a woman without her consent The list of women accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate behaviour keeps growing.
"17.10.2016 07:00:00" news.nationalpost.com The fame game: Why the celebrity licensing model is the gold standard for a cannabis brand More than 35 years after Bob Marley's death, the Marley family have jumped into the cannabis business in partnership with Seattle-based Privateer Holdings. Major investors are pouring money into marijuana grow facilities, distribution networks and product development, while celebrities sign licensing deals, marketing experts are getting ready to sell you something that bears little resemblance to the
"17.10.2016 05:40:00" vancouversun.com The day a daredevil mountain biker fell off of his 12-metre-high 'Loop of Doom'. The modern day Diavolo doesn't know whether he will ever be able to ride again, or even if he wants to. But if he does, he is determined to tackle the loop. It's waiting for him “I thought I could do it and I didn't, and being wrong about it was almost worse than all these broken bones.”
"17.10.2016 04:10:00" vancouversun.com What not to say when your friend is depressed: Advice from the Mood Disorder Association of B.C. Most teens and young adults turn to friends first when they're feeling depressed, so a Vancouver-based mental health group has produced a set of tips for those delicate conversations. The Moo… “It's never so simple as telling someone to snap out of it. If they could snap out of it, they would, because no one wants to feel this way."
"17.10.2016 03:25:00" vancouversun.com Do. Re. Mi ... Oh my: How the modern opera star went from bari-chunk to bari-hunk With a focus on their own personal branding, opera singers have moved beyond the stage to become social media stars in their own right “A lot of singers were overweight and had very short careers; they didn't have the stamina. Now directors are asking a lot more of singers, and it's a much more physical art form than it was.” #arts
"17.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com The craft cocktail movement has helped some women rise as bartenders, but old biases die hard The cocktail world is full of talented female bartenders. And yet both men and women will tell you that, especially in some markets, gender biases are still a problem What do you think: Is there gender bias in bartending? #life
"17.10.2016 02:00:01" news.nationalpost.com Pot's retail therapy: Marijuana market could be bigger than the market for beer in Canada Want to get into the pot retail business? You are going to be making a lot of money. If businesses are allowed to set up cannabis shops and compete in the same way that other retailers do, Canadians could be buying as much as $10 billion worth of marijuana products a year. #ocannabis
"17.10.2016 01:10:00" The history of the HBC blanket In honour of Barbie getting a Hudson's Bay makeover, we look back at the history of the HBC blanket.
Read more about the special edition Barbie here: http://bit.ly/2e0gQN8
"16.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com 'More is not always better': More drugs mean seniors more likely to land in hospital, says study The risk of an elderly person ending up in an emergency department climbs with each additional medication they take, U of T researchers say “When about two-thirds of doctor visits … lead to a prescription, it really becomes a patient expectation.” #health
"16.10.2016 23:00:00" vancouversun.com J.K. Rowling confirms that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be adapted into five films Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the latest film adaptation from a J.K. Rowling work, starring Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, set to hit theatres on November 18 In case you've been suffering from a Harry Potter withdrawal for the past few years, you'll be relieved to know you really don't have to imagine a world without him for much longer. #arts
"16.10.2016 22:10:00" news.nationalpost.com The fame game: Why the celebrity licensing model is the gold standard for a cannabis brand More than 35 years after Bob Marley's death, the Marley family have jumped into the cannabis business in partnership with Seattle-based Privateer Holdings. Major investors are pouring money into grow facilities, distribution networks and product development, while celebrities sign licensing deals, marketing experts are getting ready to sell you something that bears little resemblance to the marijuana of your
"16.10.2016 21:25:00" vancouversun.com Every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is forced into marriage, Save the Child report finds The study presents a "girls' opportunities" index of countries, ranking nations on a host of criteria, including access to education and the preponderance of child brides Save the Children estimates that the total number of women married in childhood will grow to 950 million by 2030 and to 1.2 billion by 2050.
"16.10.2016 20:45:09" vancouversun.com Canadian on death row in the U.S. hangs hopes on Liberal government A Canadian on death row in Montana has been living on borrowed time since admitting he murdered two young men more than three decades ago “If you're willing to take me back, I'm willing to come home”
"16.10.2016 20:40:00" vancouversun.com In the Garden: Rescued plants recycled into peaceful Kerrisdale paradise Nagib Padamshi's garden has been built using many plants rescued and recycled from demolition sites around Greater Vancouver. Today the garden is a peaceful oasis with an eclectic, artistic l… "I recognized how much time and effort went into growing these plants and how people loved and nurtured their garden. It's such a shame to see them thrown away.” #life
"16.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Canadian butter "really sucks", says B.C. researcher UBC researchers find that Canadian butter has the highest omega-6 fatty acid content compared with butter produced in 13 countries “Our butter really sucks. There's no other way to spin it.”
"16.10.2016 19:10:00" vancouversun.com 'Who picks you up on a Vespa?' Sophie Gregoire Trudeau toured Emma Watson around Ottawa 'Who picks you up on a Vespa before your meetings to personally show you why she loves her city and her country?' the actress posted on Facebook Okay, this looks like fun. When actor Emma Watson was in Ottawa in September, she got a personal tour of the city from Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.
"16.10.2016 18:25:00" vancouversun.com Museum to showcase Vancouver in the Seventies photo exhibit Vancouver in the '70s was a city of change, from Greenpeace and the Canucks to protests, long hair and bell bottoms. More than 400 images of that decade from The Vancouver Sun's ar… What do you remember about Vancouver in the 1970s?
"16.10.2016 17:49:33" vancouversun.com Masked men carrying fake guns taken down at gun point by Surrey Mounties Five men hanging around a Surrey Walmart wearing masks and carrying fake pistols were just “playing around” police said Sunday. “The group of males was detained at gun point, and it was determined that the handguns that they had were actually imitation firearms. The group of males were just playing around, and could not give any legitimate reason for their actions in the
"16.10.2016 17:40:01" vancouversun.com Black female doctor rebuffed from helping ill passenger on flight Tamika Cross, an obstetrician and gynecologist, flagged down one of the crew members, offering to treat the man. 'Oh no, sweetie, put (your) hand down,' she was told “We are looking for actual physicians or nurses or some type of medical personnel, we don't have time to talk to you.”
"16.10.2016 17:00:00" vancouversun.com White Rock mayor refuses to tap-out in irate debate over water quality, supply White Rock's municipal water system has all the characteristics of a potential disaster: elevated spikes of arsenic and manganese levels and reservoirs so limited that residents, and even the local… Should White Rock join the Metro Vancouver system for a safe water supply?
"16.10.2016 16:16:10" vancouversun.com Everything you need to know about death cap mushrooms The shiny greenish domes poking out of Glenn Nicholls's lawn don't look particularly threatening. Death cap — the deadliest mushroom species in the world, have a distinctive, bulbous vulva or cup at the base of the stem underground and a “skirt” below the cap.
"16.10.2016 15:25:00" vancouversun.com Mars instead of Venus: Why Barack Obama may have selected the wrong planet for a manned expedition The Obama administration has been pursuing a visit to Mars for years. But Obama may be overlooking an easier target, if the arguments of one NASA researcher (and numerous supporters) are to be believed Should we be trying to colonize Venus?
"16.10.2016 14:20:00" B.C.'s top 10 public sector salaries for 2014-15 The top 10 highest-earning public-sector employees in B.C. took home a combined $9.6M in the 2014-15 fiscal year.
You can search the database at www.vancouversun.com/pay.
"16.10.2016 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Canadian pediatricians' objection to circumcising babies 'at odds with the evidence': study The study's author, Brian Morris, compared those who doubt circumcision's benefits to the anti-vaccination movement Does this study change your opinion about circumcision? #health
"16.10.2016 07:00:00" news.nationalpost.com Catch and release: There is little consensus in how to deal with marijuana across Canada O Cannabis database Catch and release Inside the green rush Pot's retail therapy The fame game Growing opportunities Black market to grey Planning to go skiing this winter in Alberta's resort towns, or perhaps some fall camping in rural British Columbia? You might think attitudes toward pot are mellower in the west, but it turns out police investigate more marijuana possession and trafficking incidents per capita in parts of Western Canada. #ocannabis
"16.10.2016 06:25:00" vancouversun.com The story behind Kristofferson's iconic 'Me and Bobby McGee' NASHVILLE, Tenn. - "Me and Bobby McGee" is one of Kris Kristofferson's most famous and widely covered songs, with everyone from Janis Joplin to Pink putting their own spin on it since 1969. "Kris said he couldn't sing very good, but he'll try. But I just thought it was the most fantastic song I had ever heard." #arts
"16.10.2016 05:40:00" What's next for pot in Canada? #OCannabis: The future of marijuana in Canada, and the hazy transition period ahead.
"16.10.2016 05:00:00" vancouversun.com In a medical first, brain implant allows paralyzed man to feel again through mind-controlled robotic arm For the first time, scientists have helped a paralyzed man experience the sense of touch through the use of a mind-controlled robotic arm Prior to this experiment, no robotic limb had allowed a paralyzed person to experience the natural sense of touch, a kind of Holy Grail in rehabilitative medicine. #health
"16.10.2016 04:10:00" news.nationalpost.com Pot's retail therapy: Marijuana market could be bigger than the market for beer in Canada Retailers along this strip of trendy clothing stores, bars, restaurants, shoe shops, tattoo parlours, hairstylists, comic stores and coffee joints cater to the urban hip, and Eden is no different. “This is a 10-year, bull-market run. You're creating a new legitimate legal business for what is going to be a $10-billion to $20-billion a year market." #ocannabis
"16.10.2016 03:25:00" vancouversun.com J.K. Rowling confirms that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be adapted into five films Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the latest film adaptation from a J.K. Rowling work, starring Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, set to hit theatres on November 18 In case you've been suffering from a Harry Potter withdrawal for the past few years, you'll be relieved to know you really don't have to imagine a world without him for much longer. #arts
"16.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com U.S. newspaper bringing in 'therapy kittens' for debate-watching party To get through the nastiest election in U.S. history, you need something cute and furry for stress relief — and the Bangor Daily News in Portland, Maine has the right idea. When the newspaper … Would a therapy kitten help you get through this U.S. election?
"16.10.2016 02:00:00" vancouversun.com In the Garden: Rescued plants recycled into peaceful Kerrisdale paradise Nagib Padamshi's garden has been built using many plants rescued and recycled from demolition sites around Greater Vancouver. Today the garden is a peaceful oasis with an eclectic, artistic l… "I recognized how much time and effort went into growing these plants and how people loved and nurtured their garden. It's such a shame to see them thrown away.” #life
"16.10.2016 01:10:00" vancouversun.com What not to say when your friend is depressed: Advice from the Mood Disorder Association of B.C. Most teens and young adults turn to friends first when they're feeling depressed, so a Vancouver-based mental health group has produced a set of tips for those delicate conversations. The Moo… “It's never so simple as telling someone to snap out of it. If they could snap out of it, they would, because no one wants to feel this way."
"16.10.2016 00:25:00" vancouversun.com Canadian butter "really sucks", says B.C. researcher UBC researchers find that Canadian butter has the highest omega-6 fatty acid content compared with butter produced in 13 countries “Our butter really sucks. There's no other way to spin it.”
"15.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com The craft cocktail movement has helped some women rise as bartenders, but old biases die hard The cocktail world is full of talented female bartenders. And yet both men and women will tell you that, especially in some markets, gender biases are still a problem What do you think: Is there gender bias in bartending? #life
"15.10.2016 23:00:00" vancouversun.com Museum to showcase Vancouver in the Seventies photo exhibit Vancouver in the '70s was a city of change, from Greenpeace and the Canucks to protests, long hair and bell bottoms. More than 400 images of that decade from The Vancouver Sun's ar… What do you remember about Vancouver in the 1970s?
"15.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com The day a daredevil mountain biker fell off of his 12-metre-high 'Loop of Doom' The modern day Diavolo doesn't know whether he will ever be able to ride again, or even if he wants to. But if he does, he is determined to tackle the loop. It's waiting for him “I was in the air thinking, 'Did you really just go off the side of the loop?'
And I thought, 'You're dead.'"
"15.10.2016 21:25:00" vancouversun.com Greeks travelled to China 1,500 years before Marco Polo and may have built Terracotta Army: researchers An extensive study of sites in Xinjiang Province, China, has revealed European-specific DNA, suggesting Westerners travelled there before and during the time of the First Emperor Time to update the history books?
"15.10.2016 20:40:00" vancouversun.com 'More is not always better': More drugs mean seniors more likely to land in hospital, says study The risk of an elderly person ending up in an emergency department climbs with each additional medication they take, U of T researchers say “When about two-thirds of doctor visits … lead to a prescription, it really becomes a patient expectation."
"15.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Tea heats up: Tealeaves seeks retail, Singapore's TWG Tea enters market Tea business heats up: local wholesaler Tealeaves seeks retail presence, Singapore's TWG Tea enters North America through Vancouver. Have you sampled luxury tea? #business
"15.10.2016 19:10:00" vancouversun.com By the numbers: B.C.'s great pumpkins Families are flocking this month to pumpkin patches to select the right gourds for ornamental carving, pies and soups. Have you picked your jack o'lantern?
"15.10.2016 19:06:54" vancouversun.com Surrey teen killed by tree during violent storm was a 'beautiful soul' A friend of the family has identified the teen as Shakir Salaam, a 16-year-old Clayton Heights Secondary student and rugby player. As a community mourns the loss of Shakir Salaam, an outpouring of generosity has seen a GoFundMe campaign to raise $7,500 for the family to cover funeral expenses surpassed Saturday morning. It has been increased to $15,000, to set up a rugby
"15.10.2016 18:00:00" vancouversun.com Every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is forced into marriage, Save the Child report finds The study presents a "girls' opportunities" index of countries, ranking nations on a host of criteria, including access to education and the preponderance of child brides Despite global efforts to combat the enduring practice, Save the Children estimates the total number of women married in childhood will grow to 950 million by 2030 and to 1.2 billion by 2050.
"15.10.2016 17:40:00" Recreational marijuana industry blooming in Colorado Cattle once dominated commerce in Denver, Colorado, but marijuana is the prized commodity now #OCannabis
"15.10.2016 17:00:01" vancouversun.com Canadian pediatricians' objection to circumcising babies 'at odds with the evidence': study The study's author, Brian Morris, compared those who doubt circumcision's benefits to the anti-vaccination movement Does this study change your opinion about circumcision? #health
"15.10.2016 15:48:42" vancouversun.com Battered Metro Vancouver residents told to prepare for more powerful storm Residents of Metro Vancouver have little time to clean up after Friday's storm as a third, more powerful storm approaches the B.C. Coast. Are you ready for tonight's storm? It is predicted to be more powerful.
"15.10.2016 14:40:00" The history of the HBC blanket In honour of Barbie getting a Hudson's Bay makeover, we look back at the history of the HBC blanket.
Read more about the special edition Barbie here: http://bit.ly/2e0gQN8
"15.10.2016 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Airbnb Inc not at fault for sky-high housing prices in major Canadian cities, execs say Housing affordability advocates have argued Airbnb listings are putting tourists in houses and apartments that should be occupied long-term by locals What do you think: Has Airbnb has impacted housing prices in Vancouver?
"15.10.2016 06:10:00" vancouversun.com The story behind Kristofferson's iconic 'Me and Bobby McGee' "Me and Bobby McGee" is one of Kris Kristofferson's most famous and widely covered songs, with everyone from Janis Joplin to Pink putting… She was a 29-year-old secretary, and her name inspired the title of a huge hit. #arts
"15.10.2016 05:40:00" vancouversun.com Israel cracking down on crude D.I.Y. submachine guns popping up across the West Bank In the past 12 months, Israeli forces have confiscated 350 guns and busted 35 workshops, where moonlighting machinists manufacture the Carlo In the past 12 months, Israeli forces have confiscated 350 guns and busted 35 workshops, where moonlighting machinists manufacture the barrels, receivers and other components of the weapons, according to the Israelis.
"15.10.2016 05:10:00" Vancouver to open women's-only safe injection site Vancouver will soon have a women-only supervised injection site and mobile health team: http://bit.ly/2egEW51
"15.10.2016 04:10:00" vancouversun.com 'Who picks you up on a Vespa?' Sophie Gregoire Trudeau toured Emma Watson around Ottawa 'Who picks you up on a Vespa before your meetings to personally show you why she loves her city and her country?' the actress posted on Facebook Okay, this looks like fun. When actor Emma Watson was in Ottawa in September, she got a personal tour of the city from Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.
"15.10.2016 03:40:00" vancouversun.com U.S. newspaper bringing in 'therapy kittens' for debate-watching party To get through the nastiest election in U.S. history, you need something cute and furry for stress relief — and the Bangor Daily News in Portland, Maine has the right idea. When the newspaper … Would a therapy kitten help you get through this U.S. election?
"15.10.2016 03:10:00" news.nationalpost.com Pot's retail therapy: Marijuana market could be bigger than the market for beer in Canada Want to get into the pot retail market? You are going to be making a lot of money. “This is a 10-year, bull-market run. You're creating a new legitimate legal business for what is going to be a $10-billion to $20-billion a year market." #ocannabis
"15.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Do. Re. Mi ... Oh my: How the modern opera star went from bari-chunk to bari-hunk With a focus on their own personal branding, opera singers have moved beyond the stage to become social media stars in their own right “A lot of singers were overweight and had very short careers; they didn't have the stamina. Now directors are asking a lot more of singers, and it's a much more physical art form than it was.” #arts
"15.10.2016 00:27:43" vancouversun.com Nearly 70,000 homes without power as wind storm whips Metro Vancouver Powerful winds have caused power outages to nearly 70,000 homes in Metro Vancouver — and it's going to get worse. Strong winds brought trees down and caused power outages across the… A 15-year-old student in Surrey has died after being hit by a falling tree.
"15.10.2016 00:10:00" vancouversun.com She wanted to be the 'fun weekend mom'. Her teen died of a drug overdose and she's going to prison. Heather Frye and her mother Brenda Frye were found guilty of bringing 16-year-old Andrew Frye to a motel party and encouraging him to shoot heroin. He died of a drug overdose "It boils down to personal responsibility and because of that a 16-year-old boy is dead.”
"14.10.2016 23:57:24" vancouversun.com Victoria and Langford could soon be linked by commuter train VICTORIA — Some mayors are discussing banding together to get a commuter train operating between Langford and Victoria. Victoria council endorsed a resolution Thursday to explore the viability of r… “Right now everybody is saying: 'Run the train. Run the train,' and I'm just cautioning everybody that we better find out what it costs.”
"14.10.2016 23:10:00" vancouversun.com In the Garden: Rescued plants recycled into peaceful Kerrisdale paradise Nagib Padamshi's garden has been built using many plants rescued and recycled from demolition sites around Greater Vancouver. Today the garden is a peaceful oasis with an eclectic, artistic l… "I recognized how much time and effort went into growing these plants and how people loved and nurtured their garden.
"It's such a shame to see them thrown away.” #life
"14.10.2016 22:40:00" vancouversun.com 'All-hands-on-deck' after three suicides, multiple attempts in last week in northern communities: Sask. government The provincial government said it is treating the recent suicides of three young girls in northern Saskatchewan as an “all-hands-on-deck situation.” The three girls, none older than 14, killed themselves over a four-day span last week. Lac La Ronge Indian Heartbreaking.
"14.10.2016 22:10:00" The history of the HBC blanket In honour of Barbie getting a Hudson's Bay makeover, we look back at the history of the HBC blanket.
Read more about the special edition Barbie here: http://bit.ly/2e0gQN8
"14.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com When should you trust your gut decision? Recent findings show that instincts based in feelings from within our bodies are powerful and useful influences on the way our minds make decisions. Do you trust your gut when making financial decisions?
"14.10.2016 21:20:00" vancouversun.com Tea heats up: Tealeaves seeks retail, Singapore's TWG Tea enters market Tea business heats up: local wholesaler Tealeaves seeks retail presence, Singapore's TWG Tea enters North America through Vancouver. Have you sampled luxury tea? #business
"14.10.2016 21:00:00" vancouversun.com What not to say when your friend is depressed: Advice from the Mood Disorder Association of B.C. Most teens and young adults turn to friends first when they're feeling depressed, so a Vancouver-based mental health group has produced a set of tips for those delicate conversations. The Moo… “It's never so simple as telling someone to snap out of it. If they could snap out of it, they would, because no one wants to feel this way."
"14.10.2016 20:41:00" vancouversun.com Storm leaves nearly 80,000 Metro Vancouver homes without power Strong winds brought trees down and caused power outages across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island as the second in a series of major storms hit B.C.'s South Coast This is one powerful storm. And it's supposed to get worse.
"14.10.2016 20:20:00" vancouversun.com Ontario man confesses to raping and killing 15-year-old girl who disappeared more than 23 years ago Anthony Edward Ringel pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Christine Harron in a cold case that dates back to 1993 “I'm stuck in the past, wondering if there was something I could have done to prevent it. And I miss her so very much.”
"14.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Museum to showcase Vancouver in the Seventies photo exhibit Vancouver in the '70s was a city of change, from Greenpeace and the Canucks to protests, long hair and bell bottoms. More than 400 images of that decade from The Vancouver Sun's ar… Were you in Vancouver in the 1970s? You might recognize some of the scenes in this new photo exhibit.
"14.10.2016 19:40:00" vancouversun.com Surveillance footage shows daring thieves switch $10,000 diamond with fake at New Brunswick jewelry store 'He was very quick. You will see him drop the fake stone and grab the real stone and slide it in his back pocket' The thieves presented as a middle-aged couple and asked to look at a loose, one-carat diamond and began to argue, clearly trying distract the saleswoman. Then they made their move.
"14.10.2016 19:20:00" vancouversun.com J.K. Rowling confirms that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be adapted into five films Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the latest film adaptation from a J.K. Rowling work, starring Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, set to hit theatres on November 18 In case you've been suffering from a Harry Potter withdrawal for the past few years, you'll be relieved to know you really don't have to imagine a world without him for much longer. #arts
"14.10.2016 19:00:00" vancouversun.com Oregon storm spawned tornado A tornado touched down in the city of Manzanita about 8:20 a.m. Friday. The whole sky filled with debris as a tornado touched down in the small coastal city in Oregon.
"It was just crazy and then it just stopped.”
"14.10.2016 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver foreign buyers now shopping for Toronto real estate, albeit in smaller numbers, report finds Vancouver's foreign buyers, scared off by a 15 per cent tax additional property transfer tax that only applies to them, appear to be making their way to Toronto "The million dollar question now is whether foreign investment has shifted east and Toronto has become the new Vancouver."
"14.10.2016 18:20:00" vancouversun.com Video shows great white shark violently breaking through cage — and diver swimming out, unscathed When a group of cage divers scrambled to open the top of a cage and rescue a man submerged in the water, what they found instead was a great white shark jumping out at them Sometimes shark cages aren't actually shark-proof.
"14.10.2016 18:00:00" news.nationalpost.com In a medical first, brain implant allows paralyzed man to feel again through mind-controlled robotic arm For the first time, scientists have helped a paralyzed man experience the sense of touch through the use of a mind-controlled robotic arm "These were places on the hand that he hasn't felt in 10 years." #health
"14.10.2016 17:42:31" vancouversun.com Surrey cat whisperer helps rescue and relocate homeless cats Cats, said veterinarian James Herriot of All Creatures Great and Small fame, are connoisseurs of comfort. The Surrey Community Cat Coalition rescues almost 2,000 feral cats and kittens each year.
The organization is raising money to pay for medical care and spaying or neutering.
"14.10.2016 17:20:00" vancouversun.com Fifteen couples to say 'I do' in largest mass wedding in Vancouver Here come the brides! The vows are written, the bouquets have been delivered and the church is booked for a wedding unlike anyone has seen in Vancouver. “I've wanted this for a really long time. It's been my dream to walk down the aisle and be blessed by the church.”
"14.10.2016 17:00:01" news.nationalpost.com Pot's retail therapy: Marijuana market could be bigger than the market for beer in Canada Want to get into the pot retail business? You are going to be making a lot of money. “This is a 10-year, bull-market run. You're creating a new legitimate legal business for what is going to be a $10-billion to $20-billion a year market." #ocannabis
"14.10.2016 16:58:32" vancouversun.com Four dead after small plane crashes near Kelowna Four people are dead after a small plane crashed outside of Kelowna. The Cessna Citation jet had departed from Kelowna and was headed toward Springbank, Alta., a rural community nea… BREAKING: Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice reportedly died in a plane crash near Kelowna on Thursday night.
"14.10.2016 16:40:00" vancouversun.com Opening of Trump hotel in Vancouver delayed until 2017 The opening of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver has been delayed until at least January, said the hotel's GM. It's construction delays, not the election, that has the hotel opening delayed, according to the general manager. #business
"14.10.2016 16:20:00" vancouversun.com Ikea losing patience with elderly Chinese who assemble in store to find love 'We've been to McDonald's and KFC. But there are barely any peers there,' an 86-year-old named as Qiu told the China Daily newspaper “I guess few people know just how lonely old people are.”
"14.10.2016 16:00:01" vancouversun.com TransLink CEO hails Compass card as 'big success', with rising revenue and ridership TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond spoke about the Compass fare card during an editorial board meeting and a board of trade event on Wednesday. What do you think of the Compass card?
"14.10.2016 15:38:48" vancouversun.com Kennel where SPCA rescued 82 animals may be back in business Surrey bylaw officers are investigating reports that a kennel where 82 animals were seized by the SPCA is back in business. What do you think: Should there be an automatic ban on owning animals for people who have had pets seized by the SPCA?
"14.10.2016 15:25:11" vancouversun.com Donald Trump allegedly called deaf actress Marlee Matlin ‘retarded’ when she appeared on The Apprentice 'But people would just laugh this (stuff) off — it was just the culture of (the show). But now it's a little more serious because it's not a joke anymore!' The allegations of questionable behaviour continue against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump.
"14.10.2016 15:20:24" vancouversun.com Four dead after small plane crashes near Kelowna The Cessna Citation jet had departed from Kelowna and was headed toward Springbank, Alta. Four people are dead after a small plane crashed outside of Kelowna last night.
"14.10.2016 14:43:16" vancouversun.com Murder trial opens for man charged in downtown Vancouver stabbing Harinder Johal was testifying at the trial of Kenneth Bryson Williams, who has pleaded not guilty to the second-degree murder of Robert Tyson Smith. A witness at a murder trial teared up as she described watching a man get stabbed to death at a busy downtown Vancouver intersection.
"14.10.2016 14:18:21" vancouversun.com Jessica Leeds accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. So Lou Dobbs tweeted a link to her phone number Leeds, 74, was one of two women who accused Donald Trump of groping and kissing them without permission in a story published in The New York Times this week. After Jessica Leeds accused Donald Trump of sexual assault, Fox business anchor Lou Dobbs tweeted a link to her address and phone number to his nearly 800,000 followers.
"14.10.2016 14:01:44" vancouversun.com Premier Clark calls for widespread condemnation of Trump's views of women "There is no way to defend what Donald Trump has said. And, in fact, everybody should be condemning it." Premier Christy Clark says everyone should condemn the sexist and degrading comments by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump because treating women as if they were the property of men can't go unchallenged in modern society.
"14.10.2016 13:40:05" vancouversun.com Newfoundland driver hits moose while looking at other driver who hit moose Five Newfoundland drivers hit moose within the space of only 80 minutes Thursday morning — one of them while rubbernecking at another moose collision Did you know that Newfoundland has the highest concentration of moose in the world? Roughly one moose for every four Newfoundlanders.
"14.10.2016 13:20:02" vancouversun.com What not to say when your friend is depressed: Advice from the Mood Disorder Association of B.C. Most teens and young adults turn to friends first when they're feeling depressed, so a Vancouver-based mental health group has produced a set of tips for those delicate conversations. The Moo… “It's never so simple as telling someone to snap out of it. If they could snap out of it, they would, because no one wants to feel this way." #depression
"14.10.2016 13:00:00" vancouversun.com Canadian pediatricians' objection to circumcising babies 'at odds with the evidence:' study The study's author, Brian Morris, compared those who doubt circumcision's benefits to the anti-vaccination movement “There's a lot of hysterical nonsense by the anti-circumcision movement that is really like the anti-vaccination movement." #health
"14.10.2016 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Why the one redeeming quality of any given food court is the bad Chinese food in all its greasy glory I'm sure I do not need to explain that, as far as cuisines go, North Americanized Chinese food is far and away humanity's greatest… What is your favourite food court destination? #life
"14.10.2016 06:10:00" What's next for pot in Canada? #OCannabis: The future of marijuana in Canada, and the hazy transition period ahead.
"14.10.2016 05:40:00" vancouversun.com 'She is no longer living in fear': Manhunt for shooting suspect ends in B.C. as family grieves Family members of the two women described Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket, 40, as a 'crazy ex-boyfriend' with a history of harassment and intimidation "We are never going to get over what he's done to my sisters and to my family.”
"14.10.2016 05:10:00" vancouversun.com 'I am resigned to the direction this is heading': Gord Downie opens up about living with cancer 'I really am, and because I can see it and feel it doing some … not doing some good, but it's creating' “My memory used to be my forte. And now I can't remember hardly anything. #arts
"14.10.2016 04:36:00" vancouversun.com Museum to showcase Vancouver in the Seventies photo exhibit Vancouver in the '70s was a city of change, from Greenpeace and the Canucks to protests and long hair and bell bottoms. More than 400 images of Vancouver in the 70s from our archives are on display at a Museum of Vancouver exhibition to accompany a new book by former Sun librarian Kate Bird.
"14.10.2016 04:10:01" vancouversun.com Fifteen couples to say 'I do' in largest-ever mass wedding in Vancouver Here come the brides! The vows are written, the bouquets have been delivered and the church is booked for a wedding unlike anyone has seen in Vancouver. On Saturday, 30 brides and grooms are set to tie the knot at St. Mary's Parish in what is described as the largest mass wedding in the Vancouver archdiocese.
"14.10.2016 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Tsawwassen Mills mall won't accept First Nations status cards for tax exemption Mall retailers were sent letters advising them they no longer should exempt the sales tax to shoppers carrying status cards First Nations people with status cards entitling them to tax exemptions while shopping on reserve lands won't enjoy that benefit at the new Tsawwassen Mills mall.
"14.10.2016 03:10:00" news.nationalpost.com Black market to grey: The illicit marijuana market is no longer dominated by gangs Meet the boss of Canada's illegal marijuana trade, Don Briere. What started as a single shop — a so-called dispensary — in Vancouver three years ago has grown into a national franchise, with 23 stores in B.C., Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. #ocannabis
"14.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Who is Joe Peschisolido? B.C. Liberal MP's ambitious nature often on display Peschisolido's early career path suggests he had his sights set on politics, not law. B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido, who is facing controversy over his business activities, has had a political career marked by profound ambition, whack-a-mole political loyalties, and mixed results. #bcpoli
"14.10.2016 02:02:33" vancouversun.com Canadian butter "really sucks", says B.C. researcher UBC researchers find that Canadian butter has the highest omega-6 fatty acid content compared with butter produced in 13 countries “Our butter really sucks. There's no other way to spin it.”
"14.10.2016 01:14:02" vancouversun.com Female-only supervised injection site and mobile health team planned for Downtown Eastside A new mobile health team and a supervised injection site are planned for the Downtown Eastside to help an estimated 100 street-entrenched women. A new female-only mobile health team and supervised injection site planned for the DTES is seeking to help women in the survival sex trade, the mentally ill and addicted, the homeless and the “precariously housed”
"14.10.2016 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Bad weather boosts need to find shelter for B.C. homeless Additional beds open for homeless after extreme weather alert Another storm warning: High winds are expected tonight on much of the west coast, but should ease on Friday morning.
"14.10.2016 00:40:00" news.nationalpost.com Growing opportunities: In B.C., small growers are running a billion-dollar industry Police and industry insiders believe thousands of these small growers contribute to this aromatic cash crop, estimated to be worth anywhere from $2 billion to $7 billion province-wide. A look inside one of B.C.'s illegal marijuana growing facilities. #ocannabis
"14.10.2016 00:10:00" vancouversun.com Opinion: Vancouver home owner grant fails to address affordability Are renters in Vancouver less worthy of financial relief with their housing costs than homeowners in the city? That is the clear implication of a motion passed by city council earlier this week, su… What do you think: Should Canada create a Housing Affordability Grant for renters?
"13.10.2016 23:40:00" How does Auston Matthews' debut stack up? Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews racked up a record-setting four goals in his NHL debut. So, how does he stack up against other NHL stars?
"13.10.2016 23:10:00" vancouversun.com 'I am ready to die:' Leonard Cohen muses on life ahead of new album 'The only thing that mitigates against full production is just the condition of my body' “The big change is the proximity to death. I am a tidy kind of guy. I like to tie up the strings if I can. If I can't, that's OK." #arts
"13.10.2016 22:40:00" vancouversun.com 'I don't think they care about the people up here': Haitians don't want help from the Red Cross There is a growing consensus among Haitians and Haitian Americans that the American Red Cross can no longer be trusted to effectively manage humanitarian efforts in the Caribbean nation This is why Haitians would rather people donate to locally run charities rather than the American Red Cross.
"13.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com The day a daredevil mountain biker fell off of his 12-metre-high 'Loop of Doom' The modern day Diavolo doesn't know whether he will ever be able to ride again, or even if he wants to. But if he does, he is determined to tackle the loop. It's waiting for him I thought, 'You're dead.' And then I took a deep breath, turned my head, looked toward the ground and thought: 'OK, I'm not going to die. I can survive this.'"
"13.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com 'More is not always better': More drugs mean seniors more likely to land in hospital, says study The risk of an elderly person ending up in an emergency department climbs with each additional medication they take, U of T researchers say “When about two-thirds of doctor visits … lead to a prescription, it really becomes a patient expectation.” #health
"13.10.2016 21:20:00" vancouversun.com The craft cocktail movement has helped some women rise as bartenders, but old biases die hard The cocktail world is full of talented female bartenders. And yet both men and women will tell you that, especially in some markets, gender biases are still a problem What's your favourite cocktail bar? #life
"13.10.2016 20:44:56" The Province Cannabis legend Tommy Chong is live talking to us about what marijuana legalization means to society and the cultural significance in North America as part of our #OCannabis series. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/2e0twom
Have a question? Leave it Cannabis legend Tommy Chong is live talking to us about what marijuana legalization means to society and the cultural significance in North America as part of our #OCannabis series. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/2e0twom
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"13.10.2016 20:40:00" vancouversun.com UBC's marine lab faces the axe as U.S. funding of sea lion study dries up A unique, long-term study involving Steller sea lions in Burrard Inlet faces being scrapped after the U.S. government stopped funding the project. “We have this incredible research facility right on the waters of Vancouver. If it closes down, it will never ever happen again. There is no other place like it.”
"13.10.2016 20:39:00" The Province Cannabis legend Tommy Chong is live talking to us about what marijuana legalization means to society and the cultural significance in North America as part of our #OCannabis series. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/2e0twom
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"13.10.2016 20:20:01" vancouversun.com Greeks travelled to China 1,500 years before Marco Polo and may have built Terracotta Army: researchers An extensive study of sites in Xinjiang Province, China, has revealed European-specific DNA, suggesting Westerners travelled there before and during the time of the First Emperor Time to update the history books.
"13.10.2016 20:00:32" vancouversun.com Houston 911 operator hung up on thousands of calls Crenshanda Williams was charged with two counts of interference with an emergency call. Once, she hung up on a security guard, saying: 'Ain't nobody got time for this. For real' "Ain't nobody got time for this." A 911 operator has been arrested for hanging up on callers.
"13.10.2016 19:40:00" vancouversun.com Clinton aides discuss her 'huge endemic political weaknesses' in latest leaked emails WikiLeaks released another batch of hacked emails from inside Hillary Clinton's campaign Wednesday, revealing a long struggle to improve a flawed candidate “Right now I am petrified that Hillary is almost totally dependent on Republicans nominating Trump."
"13.10.2016 19:20:00" Largest unclaimed lottery wins in history Someone bought a winning $1-million Lotto Max ticket in Burnaby last year, but still hasn't claim their winnings.
Here's some of the largest unclaimed lottery wins in history.
"13.10.2016 19:08:58" vancouversun.com Highway 1 closed in both directions after truck crash Highway 1 in the area of Spences Bridge is closed late Thursday morning after a truck lost a huge load of lumber. The Trans-Canada is closed in both directions 12 kilometres east of the bridge, and… Travelling on Highway 1 in B.C. today? You might want to avoid Spences Bridge for a few hours.
"13.10.2016 19:00:41" news.nationalpost.com Inside the green rush: Figuring out the supply chain for a product made in secret is no easy task All over Denver, one notices the sweet, pungent fragrance of pot. It's not always the smell of marijuana being smoked, either.
It's the scent of healthy, growing plants. #OCannabis
"13.10.2016 18:45:16" driving.ca First Drive: 2017 Audi R8 Spyder Audi's gorgeous R8 Spyder makes driving obscenely fast easy and supremely comfortable driving.ca: Audi's gorgeous R8 Spyder is what dreams are made of. #autos
"13.10.2016 18:40:01" vancouversun.com King of Thailand dies at 88: Crowned at 18, Bhumibol Adulyadej was the worlds longest reigning monarch Revered in Thailand as a demigod, a humble father figure and an anchor of stability through decades of upheaval at home and abroad, the king died in 'a peaceful state' The Royal Palace said the king died “in a peaceful state” at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, where he had been treated for various health problems for most of the past decade.
"13.10.2016 18:20:25" vancouversun.com Victoria is the best place in Canada to be a woman, says study Victoria is the best place in Canada to be a woman, according to a new study that examines the gap between men and women's access to economic opportunity and well-being. For the second consecutive year, Greater Victoria was named the top Canadian municipality for women, according to the study conducted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
"13.10.2016 18:04:05" vancouversun.com Vancouver home prices may have seen 'final hurrah,' Royal LePage says TORONTO - Royal LePage CEO Phil Soper says house prices in Greater Vancouver grew 30.6 per cent year-over-year in the third quarter of the year, marking what may have been the real estate market's "final hurrah." What do you think: Will Vancouver home prices drop? #business
"13.10.2016 18:04:05" The Vancouver Sun The big leaf: Barrister Kirk Tousaw, who has advocated for legal cannabis reform, on how the marijuana industry is evolving.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts ranging from doctors, to business to advocates throughout the
"13.10.2016 17:45:10" driving.ca Lowering urban speed limits an exercise in futility Dropping residential speed limits to 30 km/h is not only ludicrous, it's ultimately pointless driving.ca: Could you live with 30 km/h speed limits? #ICYMI #autos
"13.10.2016 17:18:11" O'Cannabis Q&A with barrister Kirk Tousaw The big leaf: Barrister Kirk Tousaw, who has advocated for legal cannabis reform, on how the marijuana industry is evolving.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts ranging from doctors, to business to advocates throughout the
"13.10.2016 17:10:38" vancouversun.com Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters plays Rogers Arena in 2017 Tickets go on sale Oct. 21 Rock legend Roger Waters will make a Vancouver stop at Rogers Arena on Oct. 28, 2017 as part of his North American US + Them Tour.
"13.10.2016 16:49:52" O'Cannabis Q&A with Privateer Holdings CEO We're talking the business of legalized marijuana with U.S. equity firm Privateer Holdings. Have a question for CEO Brendan Kennedy? Leave it in the comments below.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts ranging from doctors,
"13.10.2016 16:42:24" The Province Q&A on the Marketing of Marijuana: Changes in attitude and in policy and where the industry might go in the future.
Have a question for Ed Rosenthal? Leave it in the comments below.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts Marketing of Marijuana: Changes in attitude and in policy and where the industry might go in the future. #ocannabis
"13.10.2016 16:30:28" The Province Q&A on the Marketing of Marijuana: Changes in attitude and in policy and where the industry might go in the future.
Have a question for Ed Rosenthal? Leave it in the comments below.
We're hosting a series of Facebook Live Q&As with cannabis experts
"13.10.2016 15:41:46" vancouversun.com Petroleum barge runs aground near Bella Bella The coast guard is on the scene. BREAKING: A tug and barge that carries petroleum products to and from Alaska through B.C.'s Inside Passage has run aground near Bella Bella.
"13.10.2016 15:20:01" vancouversun.com The Times They are A-Changin: Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in literature Bob Dylan had been mentioned in the Nobel speculation for years, but few experts expected the academy to extend the prestigious award to a genre such as pop music Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature Thursday for work that the Swedish Academy described as “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”
He is the first American to win the prize since Toni Morrison
"13.10.2016 15:00:02" vancouversun.com Kanye West's life in progress Despite his domination of the headlines, it's impossible to say he hasn't been self-aware. He continues to hint that he's in total control of his polarizing public persona. The life and times of Kanye West. #arts
"13.10.2016 15:00:01" vancouversun.com U.S. destroys three radar sites on Yemen coast after Houthi rebels twice fire missiles at U.S. navy ships The strikes marked the first shots fired by the U.S. in anger against the Houthis in Yemen's long-running civil war U.S. warships destroyed radar installations in Yemen with cruise missiles after taking fire from rebels.
"13.10.2016 14:15:21" vancouversun.com "His hands were everywhere": Four women accuse Donald Trump of forcibly groping, kissing them A People magazine reporter says Trump kissed her without her assent when the two were alone in 2005 right before an interview with Trump and his wife More women are alleging that Donald Trump forced himself on them or acted inappropriately. Trump has denied the allegations, but at the same time a video has emerged of him saying of a young girl: "I'm going to be dating her in 10 years."
"13.10.2016 14:03:13" vancouversun.com Poll: British Columbians see online betting as most dangerous form of gambling Online betting is more likely than any other type of gambling to be perceived as dangerous, according to a new poll — but a University of B.C. psychologist says the reality may be much mo… Do you think gambling and casino games are harmful to people or are they harmless fun?
"13.10.2016 13:40:01" vancouversun.com Vaughn Palmer: Terry Segarty feels sting of Liberals' rejection, mention of bogus sex scandal B.C. Liberals blocked Segarty from seeking the nomination to succeed Bill Bennett in Kootenay East, the area he represented as a Social Crediter from 1979 to 1986. Former cabinet minister Terry Segarty says the B.C. Liberal party is re-victimizing him because his name was falsely linked to a prostitution scandal some 30 years ago.
"13.10.2016 13:20:01" vancouversun.com UBC's marine lab faces the axe as U.S. funding of sea lion study dries up The University of B.C.'s Open Water Research Station in Port Moody is scrambling to find donors in hopes the facility can remain open A unique, long-term study involving Steller sea lions in Burrard Inlet faces being scrapped after the U.S. government stopped funding the project.
"13.10.2016 12:58:00" vancouversun.com Airbnb Inc not at fault for sky-high housing prices in major Canadian cities, execs say Housing affordability advocates have argued Airbnb listings are putting tourists in houses and apartments that should be occupied long-term by locals Concerned about the lack of rental housing in Vancouver? It's not Airbnb's fault, the company's executives say.
The company says the number of hosts making more money by renting houses and condos through the platform than they could by renting them out
"13.10.2016 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Scene: Kanye West's life in progress Kanye West's messy genius can feel like a work in progress. Who's going to see Kanye West?
The Life of Pablo might be his most disorderly album yet, but the chaos itself represented an unprecedented window into his erratic creative process. He remains in control, even as he appears unmoored.
"13.10.2016 06:10:01" vancouversun.com B.C. lumber towns braced for U.S. trade assault “With the expiration of the standstill and no agreement attained, the Coalition has no choice but to move to initiate trade cases against unfairly traded imports from Canada at the most effective time” B.C. is bracing for pain as the U.S. lumber industry stands poised to launch a punitive softwood lumber trade battle as early as Thursday.
"13.10.2016 05:40:01" vancouversun.com Tea a hot, and competitive business, in Vancouver Tea business heats up: local wholesaler Tealeaves seeks retail presence, Singapore's TWG Tea enters North America through Vancouver. Vancouver tea business is heating up as local wholesaler Tealeaves makes a push for a retail presence and Singaporean luxury powerhouse TWG Tea enters the North American market with an Alberni Street store.
"13.10.2016 05:10:00" vancouversun.com By the numbers: B.C.'s great pumpkins Families are flocking this month to pumpkin patches to select the right gourds for ornamental carving, pies and soups. Halloween stardom has turned the humble pumpkin into a major cash crop, as Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley farmers add hay rides, live entertainment and other attractions to spice up the family pumpkin-picking expedition.
"13.10.2016 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Samsung phone fans frustrated, out of pocket following Galaxy Note 7 recall While many smartphone users in Metro Vancouver have been hit hard by the unprecedented recall and halt in production and sales of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, few have felt the blow as s… “Now they've taken it off the shelf altogether, I have a little bit of a bitter taste in my mouth now... I admired Samsung, I like their innovations, but they failed us. And we are left holding the bag here.”
"13.10.2016 03:20:01" vancouversun.com First Vancouver International Puppet Festival programmed for adults and kids One of the secondary goals of the festival is to create a space where the community can come together and gain greater recognition for its hard work. Is this something the kids would like?
For co-founder Tara Travis, its founding was a labour of love. “We're putting on a festival with no funding whatsoever that is completely passion-driven. We might be completely nuts, but this just seems like
"13.10.2016 03:10:01" vancouversun.com Analysis: Politics and parents save Vancouver and Richmond schools from closing But closures could be demanded in the future, with budget shortfalls and declining enrolment still a factor for both cities. With a provincial election set for the spring, school closures are off the table in both Vancouver and Richmond. #bced
"13.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Vancouver man convicted of unlawfully employing foreign national after bringing his Filipino nanny to Canada receives conditional sentence Franco Orr, acquitted of human-trafficking but convicted of unlawfully employing a foreign national, gets three-month conditional sentence. A long-running case involving allegations that a Filipino nanny brought to Canada by a B.C. couple was a victim of human-trafficking has ended with a man convicted in the case receiving a three-month conditional sentence.
"13.10.2016 02:31:55" vancouversun.com October storms expected to pound B.C.'s south coast A series of major storms are expected to slam into B.C.'s south coast starting Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds through to Sunday. Environment Canada issued a special weather … The region is in for a major soaking, with rainfall forecasts over four days rivalling or surpassing the October average. #weather
"13.10.2016 02:10:00" vancouversun.com Richmond MP has law firm website changed after ethical questions asked A law firm that bears the name of Richmond MP Joe Peschisolido has removed from the firm's website “inaccurate information about his level of involvement” with the firm. Until last week, the website of Peschisolido & Chung Law Corporation prominently featured various pictures of Joe Peschisolido, a lawyer who also served as MP for Richmond from 2000 to 2004, including one in which he stands arm-in-arm with Prime Minister
"13.10.2016 02:03:58" vancouversun.com Fuel spill makes a mess of traffic on Burrard Bridge A fuel spill closed the Burrard Bridge to northbound traffic for several hours Wednesday evening. "Traffic is a mess" after a 1995 Toyota Four-Runner with a right-hand wheel broke and pierced the gas tank, dumping approximately 60 litres of fuel on Burrard Bridge.
"13.10.2016 01:39:49" vancouversun.com Murder suspect found after shooting of a Mountie near Revelstoke The search area east of Revelstoke where the body was found “will remain closed to allow for a full evidentiary search to be completed” A suspect was found dead Wednesday near Revelstoke, B.C., after a two-day manhunt that started with a fatal shooting Monday in rural Saskatchewan and a roadside shootout near Golden Tuesday that left a Mountie injured.
"13.10.2016 01:09:30" vancouversun.com Unclaimed $1-million Lotto Max prize from Halloween 2015 about to expire Even if you didn't win the big jack-o-lantern jackpot, be sure to double check your Lotto Max tickets to make sure you're not overlooking a $1-million treat A Maxmillions prize of $1 million remains unclaimed from the Oct. 30, 2015, draw, and the winner has until the end of the month to step forward before the ticket expires.
The ticket was sold in Burnaby
"12.10.2016 23:51:00" vancouversun.com A new medical plan for Jonathan Pitre “We are left with many unanswered questions, but one thing is for sure: we haven't come this far to throw in the towel,” Pitre's mother, Tina Boileau, said Tuesday. An update on Jonathan Pitre, the Ottawa-area teen whose stem cell transplant failed: He will undergo a second stem cell transplant in March 2017, giving his body time to heal.
"12.10.2016 23:16:00" vancouversun.com October storms expected to pound B.C.'s south coast A series of major storms are expected to slam into B.C.'s south coast starting Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds through to Sunday. Environment Canada issued a special weather … Isn't it absolutely gorgeous right now? But batten down the hatches: A series of powerful storms is expected to slam into B.C.'s South Coast starting late tonight, unleashing heavy rains and strong winds through to Sunday.
"12.10.2016 22:39:00" vancouversun.com Better than take-out: This Chinese-restaurant-style pork is gooey, glazed and darkly delicious This main course is gooey, glazed and darkly delicious. Make extra and enjoy the leftovers. Wondering to to make for supper? Here's the answer.
"12.10.2016 22:34:00" vancouversun.com Samsung sends fireproof packaging and gloves for Note 7 returns First, Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phones were catching fire. Then, the replacements phones, which were supposed to be safe, also caught fire. Now Samsung has halted production of all Galaxy Note 7s. Could it get any worse for Samsung? Now the company is sending fireproof packaging and gloves to customers who bought the Galaxy Note 7 phone on its website, so they can safely return the devices.
"12.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Upscale tea merchant's using Vancouver to enter North American market Officials said it chose Vancouver after carefully vetting the city's affinity for upscale tea, noting the region's large Asian community and B.C.'s appreciation of niche, artisanal beverages. Singapore-based upscale tea merchant TWG is the newest luxury retailer to choose Vancouver for its regional flagship store.
"12.10.2016 21:57:37" vancouversun.com Three-year-old B.C. boy who ate toxic Amanita mushroom has died This is the first recorded death in B.C. from a so-called "death cap" mushroom. Tragic news to report: A three-year-old toddler who ate a toxic Amanita mushroom has died.
The Vancouver Island boy ingested the deadly mushroom after foraging for wild mushrooms on a residential property last week. He was treated at Victoria General
"12.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Let snow provide cheap air conditioning during warmer months, says UBC "Aside from making good use of waste material, this type of system could eventually help large organizations such as municipalities recoup some of the considerable costs associated with snow removal.” Would you ever have thought to use those huge banks of snow - left after roads are cleared in colder cities - as a cheap way to air condition your home? Two professors from the University of British Columbia say the idea has potential.
"12.10.2016 21:20:00" vancouversun.com Suspect in custody after shooting of Mountie near Revelstoke The officer who was shot has undergone reconstructive surgery on her hand and arm and is recovering. The suspect in the shooting of a police officer near Golden, B.C. is now in custody. Police say 40-year-old Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket, who was considered armed and dangerous, is also wanted for numerous charges in connection with a murder and attempted
"12.10.2016 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Police had to use pepper spray, bean bag gun and tear gas on homeless man All that chaos resulted in an eight-month jail sentence and one year of probation for the man, who kept police at bay for five hours on the afternoon of Sept. 7. It took pepper spray, batons, a bean-bag shotgun and tear gas pumped through a hole drilled in the wall to extricate a homeless drug addict from the washroom at a Victoria Tim Hortons.
Last week, Matthew Hamm, 22, pleaded guilty to mischief by
"12.10.2016 20:40:01" vancouversun.com Halloween store owner says he never meant for 'Native American' costume to be available for sale “I really believe Halloween doesn't excuse us from being thinking critically about our choices and how we're offending people in our community.” The owner of Sprit Halloween says the 'Native American' costume that has been criticized by a Saskatoon activist was not meant to be on shelves.
“We actually pulled them all, except we missed one. I think there was one costume in my three stores that we
"12.10.2016 20:06:03" vancouversun.com Richmond Mounties investigating alleged sex assault of young woman Richmond Mounties are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a young woman. An 18-year-old woman was walking north along Ash Street toward General Currie Road on the evening of Oct. 7 when she was approached from behind by an unknown man. The man allegedly pushed her to the ground near the Paulik Park Community Garden and
"12.10.2016 19:55:00" vancouversun.com Stephen Hume: Climate change and carbon, they are connected Climate change is the greatest global health threat of the 21st century. It threatens international food security – for North America as well as the rest of the planet. It threatens global political stability. It threatens the survival of our high-te Math doesn't lie. And what it predicts is scary, says columnist Stephen Hume. The math shows indisputably that if we keep burning fossil fuels on a business-as-usual basis atmospheric carbon will close triple from what it is now. Once it's released, it
"12.10.2016 19:50:01" vancouversun.com Uber executive says B.C. inching forward on ride-hailing regulations Uber executive David Plouffe warns that B.C.'s inching ahead on allowing ride sharing still puts it behind other countries racing ahead. B.C. is inching forward on policies that would allow for ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, an Uber executive said at a conference in Vancouver.
Should we just say: Enough talk, let's allow Uber in B.C.? Or is it the right thing to be taking a
"12.10.2016 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Whistler Writers Festival gives writers and readers a chance to meet For author Billie Livingston an event like the Whistler Writers Festival (WWF) is a welcomed chance to speak out loud with real, live people. “I get letters sometimes from people but it is so… Are you checking out the Whistler Writers Festival this year? There are big names attending this year, including Emma Donoghue and Joy Fielding.
"12.10.2016 18:42:01" vancouversun.com Offices evolving as millennials take over with their team approach In 2016, the population of millennials in the U.S. climbed to 75.4 million, surpassing for the first time America's 74.9 million boomers (aged 50-68). Goodbye to old-school, outdated offices with oversized corner suites ... Vancouver workers are getting younger, and companies are redesigning spaces for a millennial workforce.
"12.10.2016 18:26:13" vancouversun.com Warning issued about potentially deadly 'death cap' mushrooms around Victoria Officials believe the patient ingested amanita phalloides, more commonly known as the “death cap” mushroom. Watch what you eat! Someone was sent to hospital after eating what is believed to be one of the world's deadliest mushrooms.
The mushroom was harvested a few days ago on a private residential property in downtown Victoria.
"12.10.2016 18:00:56" vancouversun.com B.C.'s rental rate hike loophole to be fixed next spring “It's never as simple as some people think it is, but certainly the work is being done,” said Housing Minister Rich Coleman. The loophole that has allowed some landlords to hit tenants with higher-than-legal rent hikes will be closed next spring.
But critics say that's not soon enough, and that the problem could have been solved now. Do you agree?
"12.10.2016 17:42:56" vancouversun.com Ron MacLean on how 'Hometown Hockey' was a 'godsend' and his return to 'HNIC' Ron MacLean never thought he'd be back as host of "Hockey Night in Canada." Were you happy when CBC bumped George Strombolopolous to bring back Ron McLean? He starts as host (again) of Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday.
"12.10.2016 17:40:47" vancouversun.com TripAdvisor takes a stand on animal welfare TripAdvisor said it applies to attractions including elephant rides, swim-with-the-dolphins programs, and tiger petting. TripAdvisor takes a stand: The company will no longer sell bookings to attractions where travellers can come in contact with captive wild animals or endangered species.
"12.10.2016 17:17:04" business.financialpost.com Canada's RadicalGenerosity funding model gears up for global expansion The SheEO program will lend $1 million to help women entrepreneurs expand their businesses in Canada in the next year and is being rolled out... 'Once people start to really see the impact we are having on these women, it's a game changer'
"12.10.2016 16:58:48" vancouversun.com Toyota recalls 340,000 Prius hybrid cars for faulty brakes TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world Wednesday, 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes. ALERT: Prius hybrid car owners, Toyota is recalling 340,000 cars because the brakes are faulty.
Toyota acknowledged receiving reports of crashes, injuries and deaths. The Japanese automaker refused to provide details, saying it was still looking into the
"12.10.2016 16:45:19" driving.ca How It Works: Hydrogen fuel cells Powerplant generates electricity with only water as a byproduct driving.ca: Are hydrogen fuel-cells the future of cars? #autos
"12.10.2016 16:35:00" boombox.com Quiz: True North Strong and Green Test your High-Q. Have you been following our #OCannabis series? Now, take our pot quiz: True North Strong and Green ... What's your High-Q?
"12.10.2016 16:09:04" Cerebral palsy didn't stop this new Calgary lawyer Video: We need more stories like this one ... Greg McMeekin, 43, was born with cerebral palsy, uses an electric wheelchair to get around and relies on the help of others for life's daily needs. Here is a look at the day he became a lawyer.
"12.10.2016 15:52:02" vancouversun.com Suspect in B.C. Mountie shooting wanted for murder in Saskatchewan RCMP urge anyone who encounters Sheldon Thunderblanket not to approach and to call 911 immediately. Police are asking for public assistance to find Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket, who they say is armed and dangerous.
"12.10.2016 15:41:40" vancouversun.com Rona Ambrose's nearly $320,000 in expenses leads MPs for first half of 2016: analysis The travel component alone for Ambrose was nearly $92,000 from January to June, which works out to more than $15,000 a month. Members of Parliament spent a combined $71 million in the first six months of the year on travel and living expenses, running their constituency offices, promoting their activities with advertising, and buying meals and gifts for others. Rona Ambrose led
"12.10.2016 15:34:08" Video: Sometimes you just need the best dog for the job. This is Shaggy, the crime-busting dog who sniffed out cocaine at Canada's border.
"12.10.2016 15:21:34" vancouversun.com While Afghanistan raises $15B to stop Taliban control, corrupt leaders are selling weapons to them on the side Corrupt officials have hollowed out the national security forces, selling weapons and even government buildings to the Taliban "Some sell their weapons, their ammunition, even in some cases their buildings, to the insurgents."
"12.10.2016 15:06:19" vancouversun.com Canada and U.S. to keep softwood talks going despite deadline expiry The 2006 softwood lumber agreement expired a year ago but a one-year standstill period kicked in to allow both countries to come to some sort of resolution. The Canadian and U.S. governments say they are going to continue negotiations in a bid to reach a new softwood lumber deal despite the end of a standstill agreement.
"12.10.2016 14:30:23" driving.ca Why there's no such thing as a car 'accident' It's time to scrub the word accident from our reporting when it comes to car crashes and collisions driving.ca: Because when you blow a stop sign and T-bone another car, that's not an accident. That's a crash. #autos
"12.10.2016 14:26:47" vancouversun.com Report outlines grim reality of homelessness in Vancouver Tightening vacancy rates, rising rents and social housing shortages are pushing people onto and keeping people on the streets. Shelters are full, more women are homeless and Metro Vancouver's homeless population is on track for continued growth, according to a new report.
"12.10.2016 14:22:59" news.nationalpost.com Catch and release: There is little consensus in how to deal with marijuana across Canada Police investigate more marijuana possession and trafficking incidents per capita in parts of Western Canada. Today Postmedia launches a national series looking at a future when relaxing at the end of the day with a puff on a joint could be as common as sipping a glass of wine. But the hazy period before marijuana legalization means there is currently little
"12.10.2016 13:20:01" vancouversun.com Pete McMartin: About that word . . . and the real obscenity of U.S. politics Does Trump have any other kind of candid moments other than crude ones?
"12.10.2016 13:00:02" vancouversun.com Every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is forced into marriage, Save the Child report finds The study presents a "girls' opportunities" index of countries, ranking nations on a host of criteria, including access to education and the preponderance of child brides More than 700 million girls today were married before their 18th birthday — and one in three of them was married before she turned 15, according to UNICEF data.
And despite global efforts to combat the practice, Save the Children estimates the total
"12.10.2016 06:40:00" vancouversun.com Semiahmoo must spend millions to connect with Surrey water system The Semiahmoo First Nation will have to spend millions of dollars on infrastructure upgrades if it is to connect to the City of Surrey's water system. Semiahmoo First Nation has appealed to Surrey for water, after White Rock told the band it would cut off its water supply within 18 months.
"12.10.2016 06:10:00" vancouversun.com Three-year-old girl survives building collapse in China because her parents shielded her with their bodies The bodies of her mother and father protected Wu Ningxi from being struck by heavy objects in a building collapse that killed 22. “We found them tangled together, with mother and father facing down and the little girl between their bodies facing up.”
"12.10.2016 05:40:00" vancouversun.com 43% of kindergarteners in West Vancouver's British Properties 'vulnerable': report West Vancouver may be one of the most affluent communities in Canada but a recent report shows that are some “hidden” issues like poverty among single parent families and seniors and a … “We're sometimes viewed as the smug village of West Vancouver but we're not like that at all. We have a lot of work still to do."
"12.10.2016 05:10:00" vancouversun.com Killer's 'LMAO' texts after murder shock B.C. court gallery Travis Johnny is expected to be sentenced on Wednesday. Lawyers spent most of the day on Tuesday arguing about how long the 27-year-old should spend behind bars. Archie Lepretre was playing basketball with his cousin at a Kamloops elementary school. He was stabbed to death by a 27-year-old who killed the wrong target, and didn't care.
"12.10.2016 04:10:00" vancouversun.com October storms expected to pound B.C.'s south coast A series of major storms are expected to slam into B.C.'s south coast starting Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds through to Sunday. Clear leaves and debris, seal any cracks or openings in walls, make sure plumbing and drainage systems are working and get those flashlights ready.
Environment Canada has issued an advisory for a parade of powerful storms expected to slam into B.C.'s
"12.10.2016 03:58:00" vancouversun.com B.C.'s rental rate hike loophole to be fixed next spring B.C.'s housing minister says he's prepared to plug a loophole that has allowed some landlords to hit tenants with higher-than-legal rent hikes, but the legislation won't be ready … B.C.'s Residential Tenancy Act only allows a landlord to increases a tenant's rent once a year, at a rate of two per cent above inflation — set at 2.9 per cent this year and 3.7 per cent in 2017.
But some landlords are trying to skirt the limit, using
"12.10.2016 03:56:18" vancouversun.com Richmond schools saved from closure Trustees of the Richmond school board voted to end the school closure process Tuesday night at a meeting that was packed to the rafters. No schools will close in Richmond next year
"12.10.2016 03:43:04" vancouversun.com Christie Blatchford: Creep Catcher's vigilantes are at least as creepy as the pedophiles they chase Creep Catchers are chasing the few, and they're at least as creepy as those they chase. Nobody chooses to be a pedophile, but they chose to do this. Creep Catchers are self-appointed sheriffs, in that they prowl the web posing as underage girls or boys, engaging grown men in steamy chats and, they hope, in an eventual videoed “meet,” many of which consist mostly of the hunter shrieking “Pedo! Pedo!”
"12.10.2016 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Q & A: Uber executive explains where Uber fits with other car share services in Vancouver David Plouffe is a former adviser to President Barack Obama and the current chief adviser and board member for Uber, a popular ride share service and mobile app that has yet to find its place here … David Plouffe discusses where Uber fits with other car share services already in Vancouver, and whether the ride share app would ever team up with Airbnb to conquer Vancouver.
"12.10.2016 03:24:29" vancouversun.com Killer's 'LMAO' texts after murder shock B.C. court gallery Johnny's guilty plea to second-degree murder carries an automatic sentence of life in prison, but Favell is asking for a period of parole ineligibility between 14-15 yrs Friends and family of a man killed in downtown Kamloops more than five years ago after being caught in the crossfire of a violent gang war gasped in court on Tuesday after hearing his killer texted “LMAO” after being told his deadly attack killed an
"12.10.2016 03:04:56" vancouversun.com Pot pop-up offering marijuana and edibles for 'donation' on East Van street corner “We're here, we're high and we aren't going away.” Would you be happy to find a marijuana dispensary operating like an old-fashioned fruit stand on the corner of your street?
"12.10.2016 02:40:00" vancouversun.com Daphne Bramham: Trump and RCMP apology highlight need for good men to stand up This is a disheartening time for anyone who has fought the gender wars or for millennials entering workforce naively believing that the equity battles have been won I refuse to believe that men like Trump and men like the RCMP officers who made their female colleagues' lives so miserable that they no longer were willing or able to work are the majority, says columnist Daphne Bramham.
But, if ever there was a time
"12.10.2016 02:10:00" Canada's relationship with pot Weed could soon be glorious and free in the True North. Postmedia looks at what this means for you. Our #OCannabis series starts Wednesday. Here's a preview.
On Thursday, we will be hosting several Facebook Live Q&As with international pot experts
"12.10.2016 01:40:00" vancouversun.com Wealth gap threatens financial future of millennials, says housing expert The impact of Vancouver's high real estate prices on young people could affect the Canadian economy for decades to come. “We've got to stop thinking of housing simply as some kind of social service, but recognize that it's a key thing to get right for any metropolitan area that wants to be a great city — and that's what Vancouver is”
"12.10.2016 01:09:02" vancouversun.com Ecstatic Coquitlam mayor rides SkyTrain to city centre after long wait The 11-kilometre-long, $1.43-billion Evergreen Line SkyTrain extension is expected to open before Christmas. Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart: “We've been waiting for the opening of SkyTrain to Coquitlam Centre for all of my adult life. It's been 25, 30 years in the making and we're just ecstatic.”
"12.10.2016 00:40:00" Leotards for dogs: Does your dog need one? Your afternoon smile: Dog leotards — does your dog need one?
"12.10.2016 00:10:00" vancouversun.com Warning issued about potentially deadly mushrooms around Victoria Island Health is warning foragers to know their fungi, after someone was sent to hospital after eating what is believed to be one of the world's deadliest… Please don't eat these mushrooms.
"11.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Banks, insurers spearhead opposition to Ottawa's new housing rules Canadian banks and mortgage insurers say the new rules will lead to higher mortgage rates, hurt small real estate markets and drive borrowers toward unregulated lenders What do you think: Will mortgage lenders pass on the costs of the government's new housing rules to borrowers? #business
"11.10.2016 23:10:01" vancouversun.com Newfoundland man tries to climb over a fence topped with razor wire to get into a jail. Alcohol was involved Police have had a number of cases in the past involving people breaking out of the jail, but this was the first time someone had tried to get in "I'm sure they would have taken him if he had made it all the way over."
"11.10.2016 22:40:00" vancouversun.com Mars instead of Venus: Why Barack Obama may have selected the wrong planet for a manned expedition The Obama administration has been pursuing a visit to Mars for years. But Obama may be overlooking an easier target, if the arguments of one NASA researcher (and numerous supporters) are to be believed What do you think: Should we be trying to colonize Venus?
"11.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Feds warned for decades about arcane law that strips citizenship: Advocates The Canadian government was aware and warned repeatedly years before an arcane law began stripping longtime Canadians of their citizenship. “If your basic legal status is not settled, it's so paralyzing. For some of them, they've known there's a problem and they've not known how to solve it, (so) they've lived under the wire secretly.
"That's no way to live.”
"11.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com A founder of the New Orleans girl group The Dixie Cups dies Joan Marie Johnson, one of the founding members of the New Orleans girl group The Dixie Cups, who had a No. 1 hit in 1964 with "Chapel of Love"... "We went through a lot because it was the early '60s and we went through a lot as far as race and a whole lot of other things. We had a manager who wasn't really in our corner, but there were a lot of good times." #arts
"11.10.2016 21:20:00" vancouversun.com 'Learn your manners': White man writes to black neighbour because he talked too loudly on his phone The man in New York City was up late on the phone helping a friend, only to wake up to a note from his neighbour threatening to call the police over the noise How do you handle noisy neighbours?
"11.10.2016 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Christianity Today — the flagship Evangelical magazine in America — denounces Trump 'Enthusiasm for a candidate like Trump gives our neighbours ample reason to doubt that we believe Jesus is Lord,' Christianity Today editorial director Andy Crouch wrote Monday "The revelations of the past week of his vile and crude boasting about sexual conquest — indeed, sexual assault — might have been shocking, but they should have surprised no one.”
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"11.10.2016 20:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. aims to streamline addiction treatment as evidence grows for case-specific therapy As fentanyl overdoses continue to dominate headlines, the head of a newly announced B.C. Centre on Substance Use says finding the best addiction treatment in B.C. is notoriously diff… B.C. has a new office. The B.C. Centre on Substance Use will focus on increasing education about addiction throughout the province's health system.
"11.10.2016 20:20:00" vancouversun.com Mom admits smothering her children, fatally shooting elderly neighbour Amber Pasztor said she killed her daughter first, covering her mouth and nose with her hands until she stopped breathing. Then she did the same to her son, she said “My kids are in heaven now. They don't have no worries no more.”
"11.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Ian Mulgrew: 2005 Supreme Court medicare victory a prelude to disillusionment Demonized as the would-be assassin of Canadian medicare, haunted by a man who died in his Quebec waiting room, Dr. Jacques Chaoulli practices anonymously in France. Quebec physician Dr. Jacques Chaoulli won a landmark ruling from Quebec's top court, which agreed a government not providing needed medical care in a timely manner couldn't block access to a private alternative.
Now he is supporting a similar legal fight
"11.10.2016 19:40:01" vancouversun.com October storms expected to pound B.C.'s south coast A series of major storms are expected to slam into B.C.'s south coast starting Wednesday, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds through to Sunday. Environment Canada issued a special weather … Enjoy the sunshine — the weather is supposed to get ugly on Wednesday night.
"11.10.2016 19:20:00" vancouversun.com Canada's spy agency decides to seek more public exposure, starting with tweets CSIS started thinking about exposing more of itself to the public earlier this year. A social media strategy set the foundation for the agency's baby steps into the cyber spotlight Are you following CSIS?
"11.10.2016 19:00:00" vancouversun.com 'It was insane': Drone photo on Twitter helps rescue flood victim and dog halfway across country In Texas, Craig was nervously scrolling through Hurricane Matthew tweets when he came across a picture of his twin's house, entirely surrounded by floodwaters "There's a guy in this house. Follow the drone."
"11.10.2016 18:40:00" vancouversun.com Ben Kuzma: Coach Willie hints at what the Canucks' 23-man roster will look like Can they score enough? Are they fast enough? Are they big enough? Those questions were being addressed by the Vancouver Canucks in advance of the Tuesday deadline (2 p.m. Pacific) to submit Nationa… NHL teams have until 2 p.m. to declare their 23-man roster to open the season. How will the day play out for the Canucks? #sports
"11.10.2016 18:20:00" vancouversun.com A designer thought a pill-themed high fashion line was clever. A drug counsellor begged to differ The $75 iPhone 6 cover featured a blister pack of drug tablets and the thousand-dollar T-shirt dress was emblazoned with a giant pill bottle Would you wear these clothes?
"11.10.2016 18:00:00" vancouversun.com Wanted in Iraq: More Canadian intelligence, less ball hockey Military staff asked about the lessons learned said while ball hockey and a Tim Hortons trailer were 'a nice boost,' but not enough Communication can be challenging, even among military operations set up to share information.
"11.10.2016 17:40:00" vancouversun.com Here's why International Day of the Girl matters more than ever The first International Day of the Girl Child was celebrated on October 11, 2012. Today is International Day of the Girl.
This year's theme: Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: What Counts for Girls.
"11.10.2016 17:20:00" vancouversun.com One third the governors and three former nominees: A tally of the 'unprecedented' GOP Trump exodus One third of Republican senators, one third of Republican governors and the Governator himself Republicans have been jumping onboard the Never Trump train since the primaries,but the exodus has launched into overdrive following Friday's release of a video showing Donald Trump bragging about grabbing women's genitals without consent.
"11.10.2016 17:15:15" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Easing the fear of 'check engine' lights This little omen brings fear of the unknown, but it doesn't have to be a headache driving.ca: A check-engine light could be anything. Here's some help deciphering that little dashboard omen. #autos
"11.10.2016 17:00:00" vancouversun.com Coming clean: How three men reclaimed their lives from drug addiction As B.C. health officials focus on preventing more deaths from street drugs laced with fentanyl, discussion on effective long-term solutions seems to take a back seat. Yet research shows between one… Delayed access to addiction treatment is a common complaint, but these three men found a way to get clean and shared their stories with personal health reporter Erin Ellis. #health
"11.10.2016 16:40:00" vancouversun.com B.C. dairy farmers fined $65,000 for antibiotics in milk Eleven dairy farmers were fined a total of $65,000 over one year after their milk tested positive for antibiotics. Did you know all B.C. processing plants test milk-tank loads for antibiotics? If a load tests positive, the milk is discarded and never enters the food system.
"11.10.2016 16:20:00" vancouversun.com Privacy breach on Vancouver pot dispensary website reveals medical data Birth certificates, medical imaging, passports, prescriptions, biopsy reports, mental health assessments and more — the personal information and medical records of an unknown number of patients wer… Where do you draw the line in providing personal information to businesses?
"11.10.2016 16:15:14" driving.ca Can we solve traffic problems with autonomous cars? Sure, there are some good reasons the dawn of autonomous cars has us ambivalent – but there's one big problem that could be solved: traffic jams driving.ca: Turns out, taking humans out of the equation might actually be the key to eliminating traffic jams. #autos
"11.10.2016 16:06:07" vancouversun.com Fatal ATV crash in Abbotsford claims life of senior A man in his mid-60s has died after an ATV accident in Abbotsford on Thanksgiving Day. Abbotsford police were called to the 29500-block Taylor Road at around 1 p.m. on Monday to ass… Tragic.
"11.10.2016 15:54:32" vancouversun.com After stem cell operation fails, Jonathan Pitre faces difficult decision Jonathan Pitre learned late Monday that his stem cell transplant had failed, which means he must now decide whether to face a second treatment and the resulting hardship. Disappointing results for Butterfly Boy Jonathan Pitre. A second bone marrow transplant is his only hope.
"11.10.2016 15:37:53" vancouversun.com North Carolina professor: If students can protest anthem, I should be able to carry gun on campus 'If the university is going to allow people to break rules in the name of constitutional rights, all rights should be supported,' Tracy Tuten said East Carolina University professor Tracy Tuten wants to be able to carry a weapon at school even though it's a violation of state law. She says if students are able to protest police shootings, then she should be allowed to bring a gun to school.
"11.10.2016 15:18:32" vancouversun.com RCMP arrest two suspects in Coquitlam shooting Police say the shooting was targeted and the people involved know each other. RCMP have taken two people into custody after shots were fired at a vehicle in Coquitlam, B.C., Monday night.
"11.10.2016 14:35:55" vancouversun.com Sydney man charged with murder after Tinder date dies trying to escape him on his 14th-floor balcony The case has attracted heavy media coverage in Australia and prompted police warnings to users of the dating app to be careful when arranging meetings A young woman became so afraid of her Tinder date that she climbed from a 14th floor balcony to escape him, plunging to her death, an Australian court has heard.
"11.10.2016 14:00:47" vancouversun.com Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 sales; customers urged to stop using them after replacements catch fire MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Samsung says it is halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. ALERT - Samsung is warning Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users: "Stop using your phones NOW" because even the replacements for the recalled models are now catching fire.
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"11.10.2016 13:56:39" vancouversun.com Mark Burnett allegedly threatened $5M lawsuit if anyone leaks Apprentice footage. So Clinton donors offered to pay legal fees A source told Buzzfeed that Burnett, an evangelical Christian, 'is pro-Trump and has made clear to his teams that he will sue anyone who leaks' Hillary Clinton's supporters are calling on her wealthy donors to pay the legal fees of anyone who leaks unaired footage from The Apprentice, after the British producer of the show reportedly threatened staff with a $5-million lawsuit if they published
"11.10.2016 05:26:00" Creepy clowns are no laughing matter Video: Please don't send in the clowns. The creepy clown phenomenon is now in B.C., with reports of bozos chasing kids in Langley and teens being arrested in Prince George. In North Vancouver, staff will be making it clear to students on Tuesday that
"11.10.2016 05:22:23" New Galaxy Note 7 smartphone recalled Video: Samsung is warning Galaxy Note 7 users: "Stop using your phones NOW" because even the replacements for the recalled models are now catching fire. Here's a look from our video archives on why the phones were recalled in the first place.
"11.10.2016 05:04:00" vancouversun.com Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 sales; customers told to stop using them after replacements catch fire The electronics firm says further details, including a full refund at place of purchase, will be announced shortly. ALERT - Samsung is warning Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users: "Stop using your phones NOW" because even the replacements for the recalled models are now catching fire.
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"11.10.2016 03:40:00" vancouversun.com Plastic igloo shell adds safety to snow forts High-density polyurethane frame is five feet in diameter and four feet high and is capable of supporting more than 1,000 pounds. What a great idea for people whose children love snow forts: Eric Villiard, a onetime World Cup slalom skier, is the creator of Play Snow, a strong outdoor frame that assembles in the shape of an igloo and takes the suffocation risk out of snow
"11.10.2016 03:24:31" vancouversun.com After stem cell operation fails, Jonathan Pitre faces difficult decision Pitre, who is in Grade 11, suffers from an incurable, blistering skin disease, Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), that complicates every part of his life. Many of those with EB die from an aggressive form of skin cancer in their 20s. Such sad news to report: Ottawa-area teen Jonathan Pitre learned late Monday that his stem cell transplant had failed, which means he must now decide whether to face a second treatment and the resulting hardship.
Pitre's mother, Tina Boileau, learned
"11.10.2016 02:37:00" vancouversun.com Struggle of compassion versus doctrine for Catholics who choose assisted death In the wake of assisted dying becoming legal in Canada earlier this year, six bishops in Alberta and Northwest Territories released guidelines last month instructing priests to refuse funerals for people who choose assisted dying. The document descri Catholic doctrine is unequivocal in its opposition to any form of suicide, but Canadian bishops have taken different positions on whether churchgoers who choose an assisted death should be absolutely barred from having an official funeral.
How do you
"11.10.2016 01:40:01" vancouversun.com Shoppers Drug Mart to provide audio prescription info for sight-impaired customers Until recently, blind people managing multiple prescriptions had to rely on memory to keep track of all the different medications. Shoppers Drug Mart has agreed to provide audio prescription labelling free of charge to customers with visual impairment at all of its locations in B.C.
"11.10.2016 01:30:31" canada.com Norah Jones in Los Angeles Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for 2 to see Norah Jones Live in Los Angeles! Enter for your chance to win a trip for 2 to see Norah Jones Live in Los Angeles!
"10.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Fab Five | Beauty goodies that benefit breast cancer research October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. While there are a whole host of ways to get involved in the fight against breast cancer, beauty fans can join the battle against the disease by picking up one (or all) of these goodies #life
"10.10.2016 22:31:00" vancouversun.com Rinkside runway | Hockey wife Noureen DeWulf dishes on what to wear to a Canucks game “Being chic, by being comfortable and warm. The games are long and cold.” What do you wear when you attend Vancouver Canucks games?
Noureen DeWulf - mom, TV star and wife of goalie Ryan Miller - knows there's only one way to dress when attending a game: Comfortable and warm.
"10.10.2016 21:40:00" vancouversun.com Internet of things helps B.C. industry unlock innovation “Every (machine) must communicate with one another. Machines must be very intelligent, self-adjusting, self-optimizing,” says a UBC professor. “This is the Internet of Things.” A Vancouver startup CEO is pitching for the future of the connected workplace that can be extended to the field operations of a utility company, a ski resort or a heavy equipment distributor.
The system is made possible by the convergence of powerful
"10.10.2016 21:00:00" vancouversun.com Douglas Todd: The “great professor's” blind spot Toope once told me that students and staff had made it clear to UBC officials through surveys that they feel the campus is “ruthlessly secular.” Many Canadians, particularly Christians, are frightened to express their religious beliefs in higher One of the University of British Columbia's recent presidents, Stephen Toope, is among the relative few who have publicly lamented how secular higher education has become aggressively anti-religious.
Do you agree with Toope's point of view?
"10.10.2016 20:20:15" vancouversun.com Donald Trump's idea of a 'locker room' doesn't exist — and it demeans both sexes Sally Jenkins: There's no such thing as 'locker room talk.' Ask athletes what they think of Trump's hot mic tape, and this is what you get: sneers “There's plenty of offensive, inappropriate language that's used in locker rooms, but I don't recall ever hearing a teammate casually boast about a criminal sexual act, even in jest.”
"10.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Vij and Dhalwala's new cookbook about love and food Guests at Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala's restaurants only felt the love, what with front-of-house man Vij embodying the verb “to welcome” at both Vij's in Vancouver and My Sh… “If I don't have my stories, I don't enjoy the cooking."
Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala's recipes in the new book are from their lives. #life
"10.10.2016 19:22:00" vancouversun.com B.C. judge approves class action settlement for hundreds of people who got defective hip implants Under the settlement, a class member who underwent an uncomplicated surgery will be entitled to receive compensation of up to $97,500. A B.C. judge has approved a class action lawsuit settlement for hundreds of people with allegedly defective hip implants.
The suit, initially filed in 2009, was based on allegations that a hip implant known as the “Durom Cup,” made by a Swiss-based
"10.10.2016 18:21:00" vancouversun.com Could collective living be the answer to Vancouver's housing crisis? Could collective living be the answer to Vancouver's housing crisis? We visit with the Lounge in east Vancouver to learn about what co-housing is and how it could help others in the city. It's not for everyone, but proponents of this lifestyle - in which people “intentionally choose to live in a house together and live more like a family” - wouldn't have it any other way.
Could you live this way?
"10.10.2016 17:40:00" vancouversun.com Vij and Dhalwala's new cookbook about love and food Guests at Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala's restaurants only felt the love, what with front-of-house man Vij embodying the verb “to welcome” at both Vij's in Vancouver and My Sh… “If I don't have my stories, I don't enjoy the cooking."
Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala's recipes in the new book are from their lives. #life
"10.10.2016 17:40:00" vancouversun.com Pete McMartin: In real estate limbo, how low can we go? A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the revenue windfall the provincial government was enjoying from the property transfer tax. Revenue from the tax had come in at $2.2 billion, a billion dol… One expert believes that after an initial correction lasting six months to a year, housing prices will rise back to their original levels.
He thinks prices are likely to move higher in the long-term, too — though those prices would be even higher without
"10.10.2016 17:00:01" vancouversun.com Video journalist secures $10K grant to produce Vancouver co-housing documentary A video journalist who pitched a documentary on collective housing as the solution to Vancouver's housing crisis has secured a $10,000 grant. Jen Muranetz's documentary pitch — Better Together, which will explore the world of co-housing and where it fits into Vancouver's housing and rental market, was selected to receive a $10,000 grant in the Telus Storyhive competition.
"10.10.2016 16:44:20" Timeline Photos From our family at The Vancouver Sun to yours, a very Happy Thanksgiving!
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"10.10.2016 16:40:00" What to wear to a Canucks game Noureen DeWulf knows there's only one way to dress when attending a Vancouver Canucks game: Comfortable and warm.
The former Anger Management star — and wife of Ryan Miller (ice hockey) — dishes on what to wear to a game. http://ow.ly/eVU33051Zls
"10.10.2016 16:00:01" vancouversun.com The 1970s: A decade that changed Vancouver forever It was the decade that, indisputably, brought a seismic political, economic and cultural shift that would transform the picturesque one-time hardscrabble harbour town into a vibrant modern metropol… The metamorphosis of Vancouver during the 1970s is told in glorious photographic detail in a new book by former Vancouver Sun librarian Kate Bird.
"10.10.2016 15:30:00" Recipe: Poached Eggs Breakfast Bruschetta Video: Trying to surface from that turkey coma? This Poached Eggs Breakfast Bruschetta, from chef Nathan Brown of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, is the antidote.
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"10.10.2016 15:29:00" vancouversun.com Drake shatters American Music Awards nominations record Rihanna got seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber tied with five each. Beyonce and The Chainsmokers each received four nominations. Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd earned three nominations each. Wow, Drake! The Canadian rapper earned a record-breaking 13 American Music Awards nominations on Monday thanks to his latest album, Views, shattering Michael Jackson's mark of 11 nominations in a single year from 1984 when the King of Pop had
"10.10.2016 15:20:00" vancouversun.com This Week in History, 1909: On first test drive, new 'auto ambulance' kills a pedestrian On Oct. 6, 1909, Charles Cocking took Vancouver's new “auto ambulance” out for its first test drive, and promptly killed a pedestrian. Yikes! Our first "auto ambulance" was a huge failure.
"10.10.2016 15:08:20" On Thanksgiving, immigrants say thank you to Canada Video: On Thanksgiving Day, 11 recently arrived immigrants from eight different countries tell us why they're thankful.
"10.10.2016 15:08:18" Angel's in Disneyland Video: This weekend (and all weekends), we're thankful for people like Angel. And we're not the only ones.
Surespan Group sent the 20-year-old and her family to Disneyland this week after reading about how she's never let her own health challenges stop
"10.10.2016 14:41:05" vancouversun.com 'Best closer in the world': Roberto Osuna enables sweep by fending off Rangers for two vital innings “I wanted to win and even though I didn't feel, probably, 100 per cent, I told Gibby, 'Hey, Gibby, I'm here and I'm not going to let my team down. If you need me, you can count on me anytime you want.' I went out there to do my job, I did it, and th No panic: With the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers deadlocked at 6-6 in the ninth inning, manager John Gibbons sent closer Roberto Osuna into the game in the top half of the inning.
Eight pitches later, Osuna had mowed down Rangers catcher Jonathan
"10.10.2016 14:40:01" vancouversun.com Senior forced into the 'Dodge Hotel' – his old car – after eviction Trimble was evicted from his apartment on Southeast Marine Drive after an inspector found bedbugs in his suite. "In a city that talks a lot about ending homelessness, it seems that the system is designed to make this 84-year-old man homeless and then keep him trapped in that circumstance.”
Unable to find a new apartment in Vancouver's tight rental market after his
"10.10.2016 07:00:00" vancouversun.com Stiller's plea for controversial early prostate cancer screening has experts fearing 'Jolie effect' Stiller said he owes his life to the PSA test — despite medical reports that suggest it is ineffective when used on asymptomatic men, particularly younger ones Actor Ben Stiller's disclosure this week that he had prostate cancer, and his public plea for early screening — despite the medical evidence against it — has some health experts decrying it as the “Jolie effect.”
"10.10.2016 05:15:00" vancouversun.com Who should get to choose their death? As assisted dying debate rages, some have a loophole As debate simmers about newly legalized medical assisted dying, Smith knows she is side-stepping the arguments and the bureaucracy in a way many cannot. It is not considered suicide to stop dialysis treatment. Who should get to decide when you are allowed to die?
Sometime in the next few weeks, Karen Nicole Smith will decide her time has come. Smith, 44, has been on dialysis since 2009. Last year, she learned she has a rare cardiac cancer and decided against
"10.10.2016 05:06:16" vancouversun.com Trump, Clinton exchange icy barbs at second U.S. presidential debate, one month before Election Day Trump declared Clinton would 'be in jail' if he were president. Clinton said Trump's aggressively vulgar comments about women had revealed 'exactly who he is' Round two is in the books. Who got the upper hand this time?
"10.10.2016 04:09:56" vancouversun.com Athletes take issue with Trump over "locker-room talk" NEW YORK, N.Y. - CJ McCollum, Jamal Crawford and Jacob Tamme are among current and former professional athletes on social media to criticize Donald Trump's characterization of his predatory, sexual comments about women from a 2005 video as "locker-room When Donald J. Trump says, "Grab (women) by the p----, is that just "locker-room talk"?
Athletes are taking issue with that phrase. "Please stop saying 'locker-room talk,'" said Jacob Tamme of the Atlanta Falcons. "It's not normal. And even if it were
"10.10.2016 03:56:48" Video: Blue Jays win! Josh Donaldson came home from second base on an errant double play attempt in the 10th inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a dramatic 7-6 win over the Texas Rangers and a sweep of the American League Division Series on Sunday.
"10.10.2016 03:54:00" vancouversun.com Cancer research: Tampons being used for more than monthly periods They want to find out if tampons can be used as a reliable way to collect DNA cells in vaginal fluids that can then be sequenced (analyzed) for the presence of gene mutations. Tampons have been used as feminine hygiene products for centuries. But now, researchers — led by Dr. Anna Tinker, a BC Cancer Agency oncologist — are repurposing them in a cancer detection study that's the first of its kind.
"10.10.2016 03:49:25" vancouversun.com Five teenagers killed in wrong-way crash in Vermont The victims were identified as: 16-year-old Mary Harris; 16-year-old Cyrus Zschau; 16-year-old Liam Hale; 15-year-old Janie Cozzi; and 16-year-old Eli Brookens. A man driving the wrong way on an interstate highway in Vermont spawned several crashes that left five teenagers dead, an unknown number injured and at least two vehicles in flames, including a stolen police cruiser, state police said Sunday.
"10.10.2016 03:41:30" vancouversun.com Blue Jays dispatch Texas Rangers with late charge in tight ALDS finale Blue Jays win!
Josh Donaldson came home from second base on an errant double play attempt in the 10th inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a dramatic 7-6 win over the Texas Rangers and a sweep of the American League Division Series on Sunday.
"10.10.2016 03:23:19" Timeline Photos Blue Jays win!
Russell Martin, #55 of the Toronto Blue Jays, is swarmed by teammates after the Blue Jays defeated the Texas Rangers 7-6 in 10 innings in Game 3 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre in Toronto.
"10.10.2016 02:12:00" vancouversun.com Restaurant review: Juke has a good vibe and hits the comfort zone The room is playful (industrial crossed with homesteader cabin) and the fried chicken focus hits that comfort zone when you're far from home. Fried chicken is what Juke's known for. The non-medicated, free-run birds hail from Rossdale Farms in Abbotsford and are served in two-, three-, five- or 10-piece servings, with sides of pork and peanut slaw ($7 to $26).
"10.10.2016 01:40:00" vancouversun.com 'Most of 'em are good': Stephen King tries to 'cool down the clown hysteria' after eerie sightings Not that you should take Stephen King's word for it — after his 1986 novel It, he helped inspire the coulrophobia trend, a fear of clowns How do you feel about the clown sightings that are in the news of late? Is it just a harmless thing, or is it just a matter of time before someone uses a clown disguise to do harm?
"10.10.2016 01:10:00" vancouversun.com Struggle of compassion versus doctrine for Catholics who choose assisted death VANCOUVER - A proper funeral is far more than an end-of-life celebration for practising Catholics, who believe last rites cleanse the soul of sin in preparation for eternal life in heaven. Is the church taking too hard a line on this?
"10.10.2016 00:25:00" vancouversun.com Gurgling lava splashes up Hawaii volcano walls in rare video Aerial footage shows lava glowing through the cracks of the slightly hardened crust atop the flowing and bubbling lava. Wow! Federal officials have released high-definition video of a lava lake atop Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, providing a rare close-up glimpse of the powerful summit eruption, shot in stunning 4K ultra high definition video.
"09.10.2016 23:51:18" Timeline Photos UPDATE: An X-ray showed the suitcase in question was empty, and airport operations have returned to normal, Bellingham police say.
Breaking: Bellingham International Airport (BLI) has been evacuated after screeners got a positive swab for explosives. The
"09.10.2016 23:40:00" vancouversun.com Trump digs in ahead of debate as Clinton prepares for 'unchartered territory' The GOP nominee remains defiant even as he faces mass defections from his own party, and Clinton's camp says she's preparing to spar with a man behaving like a 'wounded animal' Are you going to watch the spectacle tonight?
"09.10.2016 23:23:36" vancouversun.com Vancouver police seek man after 12-year-old groped in West End Three girls left a community centre in the area shortly after 9 p.m. Friday. As they walked past a 7-11 convenience store at Denman and Comox streets, they noticed a man standing outside, staring at them as he whispered to another man. ALERT: A 12-year-old girl was groped on Friday in the West End. Police are investigating.
"09.10.2016 23:15:00" vancouversun.com As one nurse who stole narcotics has firing overturned, others have very different fates In the Toronto case decided last week, arbitrator Norm Jesin concluded the serial thefts were motivated by addiction, a disability he said gives the nurse human-rights protection. How can this be right?
A nurse stole opioid painkillers and other drugs from a Toronto hospital for seven years. Then he risked harming patients by doctoring their records in the cover-up. And now, he has been ordered rehired by the facility.
"09.10.2016 23:10:43" vancouversun.com B.C. judge approves class action settlement for hundreds of people who got defective hip implants When the hip implants failed — a painful and disabling situation for recipients — the recommended treatment was surgery to replace the implant with a new device. In some cases the replacement surgery was unpleasant and complicated. A B.C. judge has approved a class action lawsuit settlement for hundreds of people with allegedly defective hip implants.
The suit, initially filed in 2009, was based on allegations that a hip implant known as the “Durom Cup,” made by a Swiss-based
"09.10.2016 22:10:00" vancouversun.com Surrounded by alligators, Matthew cleanup goes on in Florida Sure, lots of people in St. Augustine are picking up branches and leaves after Hurricane Matthew blew through town. As if a hurricane isn't enough to worry about.
"09.10.2016 20:40:00" vancouversun.com Ryan Reynolds pays birthday tribute to Newfoundland-born cancer victim Vancouver-born actor Ryan Reynolds penned an emotional online tribute to a Newfoundland-born cancer victim Sunday, honouring what would have been the boy's 14th birthday. The Canadian mo… The language is as crude as his Deadpool character, but the sentiment is genuine.
"09.10.2016 20:00:00" vancouversun.com Minimum income no magic bullet in poverty battle and could cost up to $177 billion a year, report says Using such a measure to eliminate poverty in Canada could cost anywhere from $49 billion to $177 billion a year in new spending, depending on how much gets clawed back, requiring double-digit tax increases to cover the cost. What do you think of guaranteed minimum income programs?
The so-called guaranteed minimum income programs, which are meant to help people escape poverty, could inadvertently have the opposite effect, critics say.
"09.10.2016 19:25:00" vancouversun.com Jamie Oliver stands by paella recipe mocked online as an 'abomination' TORONTO - Jamie Oliver's twist on paella has been panned on social media as an "abomination" and an insult to Spaniards, but the British chef stands by his version of the traditional rice dish. Jamie Oliver added sausages to his paella recipe, and Twitter went berserk. The traditional Spanish dish usually includes rice, vegetables, chicken and shellfish — but not chorizo.
What do you think, is social media crazy?
"09.10.2016 19:10:00" theprovince.com Republican rebellion against Trump unprecedented in modern campaign history, experts say Dozens of high-profile members of the GOP have abandoned Trump since a lewd tape was released. How do you think this backlash will play out?
"09.10.2016 18:39:00" It's Toronto's turn.
Housing sales in the Toronto area continued to soar last month, with the average price rising 20.4 per cent from September last year to $755,755.
"09.10.2016 17:33:22" Timeline Photos Can you help?
Shou Peng Chen, 92, left his home near Kingsway Avenue and Earles Street around noon on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and then may have been seen in the area of West 64th Avenue and Granville Street later that day. But he has not been seen since then,
"09.10.2016 17:03:00" vancouversun.com Cabbie a philosophical night ride through Vancouver How long does it take to make a 12-minute film about a trio of Vancouver taxi drivers discussing their jobs and philosophies of life? Vancouver International Film Festival: For filmmakers Jessica Parsons and Jennifer Chiu, making Cabbie not only included hours and dollars devoted to breaking the ice with Vancouver drivers during trips, but also having to cast actors to replace their
"09.10.2016 16:36:01" vancouversun.com Global BC anchor Steve Darling let go after position eliminated Longtime Global BC anchor Steve Darling announced Friday he had been let go from the station after his position was eliminated. Sad news for fans of Steve Darling: The affable broadcaster announced Friday that his position had been eliminated and he'd been let go from Global BC.
What do you think of the decision to let Darling go?
"09.10.2016 16:12:00" vancouversun.com Pete McMartin: In real estate limbo, how low can we go? "A 20 per cent decline in home prices across Metro Vancouver would reduce the wealth of homeowners in the region by $100 billion.” Home owners, do you support the 15-per-cent foreign buyers' tax? To what degree, given the impact it will have on the value of your homes?
Pete McMartin writes: "Support for the tax is predicated upon finding a sweet spot — one which has yet to be
"09.10.2016 15:52:00" vancouversun.com Embracing gratitude on Thanksgiving Embracing gratitude and showing appreciation can have a profound impact on one's wellbeing, studies show. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?
"09.10.2016 06:00:00" vancouversun.com This Week in History, 1909: On first test drive, new 'auto ambulance' kills a pedestrian On Oct. 6, 1909, Charles Cocking took Vancouver's new “auto ambulance” out for its first test drive, and promptly killed a pedestrian. Yikes! Our first "auto ambulance" was a huge failure.
"09.10.2016 05:46:00" vancouversun.com Thirteen-year-old Bowen Island chef appears on reality cooking show For a school project this year, he's working on a cookbook. Bowen Island chef Hudson Stiver is just 13, but he's already on the next season of Chopped Canada.
"09.10.2016 05:43:10" vancouversun.com RCMP drug-lab unit investigating Burnaby home after Friday night blaze As the smoke began to clear, “they discovered large quantities of products and equipment consistent with clandestine drug labs.” Police are investigating a suspected drug lab following a blaze Friday inside a Burnaby home.
"09.10.2016 05:41:58" vancouversun.com Creepy clowns not welcome in North Vancouver schools The superintendent said the danger lies in the “spontaneous violence” that can occur when someone is confronted by others in scary clown masks. Students returning to school in North Vancouver Tuesday will receive a talk about “creepy clowns.”
The message they'll be getting: Just don't do it.
"09.10.2016 05:00:00" vancouversun.com Elyse Levesque's new role is close to home Actor Elyse Levesque and her character on the CBC drama Shoot the Messenger have something in common — both are enjoying big career moves. Shoot the Messenger, a fully packed drama with multiple storylines features Elyse Levesque — who honed her craft in Vancouver, in the lead #arts