Remembering Danny Maloney
Many gathered to remember a local man who through rain and shine, was out on the same corner of Kitsilano everyday eager to work, while building relationships with all those who were fortunate enough to meet him.
Turning eggs into energy
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has put a ban on poultry products coming into Canada from Washington. So, the Canadian Border has to confiscate thousands of perfectly good eggs since the January enforcement. The eggs can’t be given back or donated. But, on the bright side, they are being delivered to the Metro Vancouver Waste and Energy facility to be turned into energy to power neighbouring homes.
Window falls from the Trump Tower (with live hit)
A window fell from the 59th floor of the Trump Tower, which is under construction on West Georgia Street.
Late night patios
Vancouver has decided to extend patio hours an extra this year in response to good behaviour from last year.
TV News Demo
A brief two-story demo with a quick live hit in the middle. I include a globe graphic at the beginning to illustrate where I started from.
Burnaby Mayoral candidate Sylvia Gung says that Public Displays of Affection sends the wrong messege to young people and can lead to sexual violence. She hopes to ban everything from kissing to hand holding in public if she gets elected.
Originally published on October 16, 2014
Ashes to burials
Vancouver burial plots are becoming limited within city cemeteries. Prices are rising for plots, which is having an affect on BC becoming the leading province of cremation.
Originally published October 14, 2014
The Toronto Raptors hearing noise in Vancouver
The Toronto Raptors came to Vancouver for a sold out pre-season game. The energy and atmosphere resembled that of a playoff game. The question now remains – when will Vancouver once again have it’s own professional basketball team?
Originally published October 10, 2014
Robson Street store closures
Robson Street is no longer a place for small privately owned retailers. Large scale brands are becoming the norm along the busy shopping district.
Originally published May 14, 2014
Blackberry of Books
A notable independent book store on Granville Island is closing it’s doors after 35 years.
Originally published May 12, 2014
Pop Up Shops
Marijuana dispensary owner, Sacha Canow discusses the upcoming law the Federal government is implementing in order to create and control a large scale market for marijuana distribution and sales.
Originally published April 14, 2014