Neon sign from legendary LA rock club being auctioned
The club with a capacity for 500 people faded a bit in the 1970s as big rock 'n' roll bands played larger venues, like arenas and stadiums, before getting a second wind during the punk era in the late 1970s and early 1980s with the Ramones, the ...
Where the Rob Lowe Cult Classic Youngblood Was Filmed in Toronto
It's also the rare Hollywood movie (especially from back in the day) that actually takes place in Toronto. Well, Hamilton. Yes, young and handsome Rob Lowe ventures north to become a hockey star and learns a lot about life and so forth along the way.
Butch Carter's Canadian Basketball League vision finally takes shape
And, yes, the former head coach of the Toronto Raptors knows his league, which tipped off Dec. 11 before ... That strategy lowers overhead — CBL teams don't have to pay to convert arenas from hockey to basketball — but can complicate scheduling ...
Hayley Wickenheiser opened arena doors for Canadian girls
CALGARY—When Hayley Wickenheiser sees girls dragging hockey bags into arenas, she feels a sense of accomplishment. The normalcy of girls playing hockey is what she sweated for, fought for, shed tears for. When Wickenheiser started playing 33 years ...
Mike Smyth: Sorry B.C. farmers, Christy's cash comes first
Consider that the government resisted intervention in Vancouver's overheated housing market for more than a year, while prices soared beyond the reach of non-millionaires. Was it because the Liberal Party is so heavily bankrolled by property developers ...
Property tax will give younger citizens in British Columbia a better chance to own a home
South China Morning Post
The aim – clearly stated by Christy Clark, the BC premier – was to control rapidly rising house prices in Vancouver. Some of this criticism has come from the realty world, as a bleat about the adverse ... A two-tiered property market system has been ...
Millionaires have our premier in their pocket, alleges NDP amidst donations uproar
British Columbia's New Democrat leader alleged Thursday that “a tiny number of millionaires have our premier in their pocket,” while ordinary residents are stiffed with higher costs. John Horgan addressed continuing controversy over Premier Christy ...
SULLIVAN: A nation of few winners and a mob of losers
North Shore News
As Jane Seyd reported here last week, average increases in residential assessments are 36 per cent in the District of North Vancouver, so I'm surrounded by neighbours who are experiencing the same modified rapture. I say modified because it's apparent ...