So the NHL trade deadline uneventfully passed approximately four hours ago and TSN’s golden boy Roberto Luongo is still a Vancouver Canuck.
Buzzer beater transactions, or lack thereof, always end up being a bore, with no real drama, intrigue or action. Except this year there was some.
A few weeks ago, an unidentified representative from the Anti-Gentrification Front (AGF) was reported to have stolen the sidewalk signboard from Save On Meats along Hastings St. Restaurant owners have since turned their misfortune into an opportunity to do some good for the community.Read More
Vancouver will soon become home to Canada’s newest must see attraction, FlyOver Canada – a virtual aerial journey across the country from coast to coast. Only a handful of similar rides exist around the world, including Disney California Adventure Park’s Soarin’ Over California, and it is sure to be a visceral treat for people of [...]Read More
#SaveBCFilm rejoice. Some comforting news emanated from the BC Film Commission today after the sacking of the controversial harmonized sales tax (HST) in the province – the Brad Bird-helmed, George Clooney-starrer Tomorrowland will be landing in Vancouver this August.Read More
Filipino nightclub mogul Tim Yap has announced plans to open his first overseas establishment, with Vancouver as his city of choice. Republika is slated for a 2014 unveiling with a slew of Filipino-Canadian celebrities including Mikey Bustos, Ariel Rivera and Bianca King, touted to be at the launch.Read More
If the lack of big budget movies in town wasn’t enough, the return of the archaic PST system today will undoubtedly put a dent into an already struggling film industry, not to mention dampen other businesses in British Columbia.Read More
Simon Fraser University released a bombshell today, publishing a video outlining a new health initiative for all their campuses. Administrators intend to remove all chairs from classrooms and even board rooms in order to counter sitting, which is said to be the “new smoking”.Read More
After the massive success of David Fincher’s House of Cards, The Wachowski siblings are the next big Hollywood directors to take their sensibilities to the movie streaming giant. Netflix was proud to announce Sense8, a sci-fi thriller described as a “gripping global tale of minds linked and souls hunted”.Read More
Mumford & Sons has just released the schedule for their much anticipated North American tour, which will kick off on May 21st in Calgary. They’ve also chosen an out of the box, but all the more inspired choice for their Vancouver stop in Surrey’s Holland Park this May 24.Read More
The Global Financial Centres Index has just released their 2012 rankings for the world’s most important and most progressive business regions, and it was a great sight for many Canadians to see four of their cities in the list, with Vancouver settling in at #15.Read More