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Rogers Sportsnet beams western NHL broadcasts into Montreal homes

blogs.vancouversun.com — One of the coolest features of Rogers NHL GameCentre Live is the ability to watch either the home or away broadcasts of any NHL game that catches your fancy on a given night NHL GameCentre season pass costs $199.99 but if you're a Rogers wireless or internet customer, like myself, the service is free until Dec.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @BrownieScott: Rogers Sportsnet beams western broadcasts into Montreal homes. Canadiens fans not happy. Sportsnet won't do it again shar.es/102Xm3

Oct 29, 2014

Rogers Sportsnet beams western broadcasts into Montreal homes. Canadiens fans not happy. Sportsnet won't do it again shar.es/102Xm3

The real reasons Jian Ghomeshi is suing the CBC

vancouversun.com — Ghomeshi has no right to sue his former employer. And yet, here he is, proceeding with filing his $55-milliion lawsuit.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @SunCivicLee: The real reasons #Jian Ghomeshi is suing the CBC. An inciteful & useful look at this sordid story. ow.ly/DwT9V

Oct 29, 2014

RT @SunCivicLee: The real reasons #Jian Ghomeshi is suing the CBC. An inciteful & useful look at this sordid story. ow.ly/DwT9V

Oct 29, 2014

The real reasons #Jian Ghomeshi is suing the CBC. An inciteful & useful look at this sordid story. ow.ly/DwT9V #cbc

BG delay latest cloud over hoped-for LNG industry

vancouversun.com — British Columbia's plans to develop an LNG industry took another hit Wednesday when a major proponent announced it was stalling plans to develop a plant near Prince Rupert.

And so it ends for the Vancouver Whitecaps

blogs.vancouversun.com — In the end it was a game too far for the Vancouver Whitecaps. The 2-1 defeat to FC Dallas ended their season without producing the yearned for home playoff game and, while one game doesn't define a season, it can at least prove to be a microcosm of that season on which we can hang...
Oct 30, 2014

Hey! Remember when the #WhitecapsFC lost to Dallas? I tried not to write about it here. shar.es/102JH0

B.C. Municipal Election Survey

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While investigating Surrey Six murder, Mounties paused for sex games, strip clubs

vancouversun.com — More explosive allegations of sexual misconduct by four cops who worked on the Surrey Six murder case were revealed in B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday. Three of the former Mounties - Derek Brassington, Danny Michaud and Paul Johnston - are alleged to have had sexual contact with a woman who was a potential witness during the investigation, defence lawyer Dagmar Dlab said.
Oct 29, 2014

Cops, strip clubs, sex games (w/ potential witness) during Surrey Six murder investigation: defence lawyer vancouversun.com/news/metro/Whi… #SurreyBC

Bonino’s no Kesler - or is he?

vancouversun.com — Nick Bonino has three goals and seven points in his first nine games as a Vancouver Canuck. Ryan Kesler has three goals and seven points in his first 10 games as an Anaheim Duck.
Oct 29, 2014

Henrik Sedin notes that Nick Bonino is “not the fastest skater”. Henrik Sedin! vancouversun.com/sports/Bonino+…

Koffie gets surprise start over Teibert in Whitecaps' midfield

vancouversun.com — There's a bit of a surprise in the Whitecaps starting lineup for tonight's elimination playoff game against FC Dallas.

Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vision party unveil election platform

vancouversun.com — Peace River landowners announced Wednesday they are going to court to stop BC Hydro's Site C dam in northeast B.C. on the grounds the provincial and federal governments have not considered a Joint Review Panel's concerns over the need for the $7.9-billion hydroelectric megaproject.
Oct 29, 2014

Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vision party unveil election platform shar.es/10raC3

Oct 29, 2014

Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vision party unveil election platform -- including costs. vancouversun.com/news/metro/May…

‘Tap-out’ glitch may force changes to Compass Card transit fare system

vancouversun.com — As TransLink prepares to update the Compass Card system, the transit operator says it may scrap a requirement that passengers "tap out" their card at the end of a bus ride, which determines how many zones a rider would pay for any given trip.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @AdrienneTanner: Great scoop by @ksinoski on the latest problems with @translink Compass card. Will one zone fares have to go up? vancouversun.com/news/metro/gli…

Oct 29, 2014

Great scoop by @ksinoski on the latest problems with @translink Compass card. Will one zone fares have to go up? vancouversun.com/news/metro/gli…

Municipal Elections 2014 - Vancouver Sun

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More allegations of sexual misconduct by Surrey Six investigators disclosed

blogs.vancouversun.com — More explosive allegations of sexual misconduct by four cops who worked on the Surrey Six murder case were revealed in B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday. Three of the former Mounties - Derek Brassington, Danny Michaud and Paul Johnston - are alleged to have had sexual contact with one potential witness during the investigation, defence lawyer Dagmar...
Oct 29, 2014

More allegations of sexual misconduct by Surrey Six investigators disclosed shar.es/102mMh via @sharethis

Budget Dining: Patience will be rewarded at Cafe Medina

vancouversun.com — Join the waiting list for unique, bold and rustic Middle Eastern flavours

Science says the real superfoods are unsexy and inexpensive. Sorry

blogs.vancouversun.com — Junk food is plentiful and tempting if you're shopping on a budget. In contrast, many of the foods held up as healthy superfoods - chia, acai and goji berries, to name but a few - are astronomically expensive. Dietitian Jennifer Sygo, in her book Unmasking Superfoods, notes that the evidence that many of these trendy...

Inhuman jail conditions part of police misconduct in Surrey Six: defence

blogs.vancouversun.com — Convicted killer Cody Haevischer thought he was going mad when he was held in almost total isolation for more than a year after his arrest in the Surrey Six slayings, his lawyer said Wednesday. For part of that time, he was surrounded by mentally ill inmates who would eat their feces, cry out all night...
Oct 29, 2014

Inhuman jail conditions part of police misconduct in Surrey Six: defence shar.es/10r8GV via @sharethis

Municipal survey shows where Metro Vancouver candidates stand on the issues

vancouversun.com — Newly revealed allegations suggest not one but two officers on the Surrey Six file had affairs with potential witnesses, even attending a weekend sex party while working on the high-profile case. And those same two officers, Derek Brassington and Dave Attew, allegedly hit on other women while boasting about their undercover police work, defence lawyer Brock Martland said Tuesday.

Get the raw data on the types of cars B.C. residents own

blogs.vancouversun.com — I had a fun little story last week on what types of vehicles are most popular in different parts of Metro Vancouver (Priuses in White Rock, pickups in Langley). The story was based on data provided to us by ICBC. To keep the story and charts manageable, I only focused on vehicle ownership patterns in...
Oct 29, 2014

Want to know what kinds of cars/trucks are most popular in your city? Raw data we got from @ICBC is now posted here: blogs.vancouversun.com/2014/10/29/get…

The Black Keys: Best to worst allbums

vancouversun.com — The Akron, Ohio-bred blues-rock duo have been fairly prolific over the past 12 years, and many of their albums are now considered some of the genre's best and most popular. We rank the band's eight studio records from best to worst.

Black Keys’ Auerbach turns breakup into music

vancouversun.com — A group calling itself the Caretakers is vowing to stop survey crews from accessing a Metro Vancouver conservation area that is the focus of energy giant Kinder Morgan for its preferred route for a pipeline expansion.