Trudeau’s pipeline decisions were bad optics but good politics

Photo via Unsplash via Visualhunt.com As I type this, activists in BC are preparing to protest the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Everyone, including the Liberal government, knew that was coming. It may very well even be part of Trudeau’s plan. Burnaby, BC and the “line 3” pipeline which runs from Alberta to Wisconsin. Trudeau rejected the…

This Is Why You Can Never Have a Flying Car

Since the Jetsons people have been waiting for their flying cars, some even claim that they won’t believe the ‘future has arrived’ until they get one. Sure, on the surface, flying cars would save on road maintenance and traffic congestion (until everyone gets one), but a large number of the people who drive on the…

This Is Why You Can Never Have a Flying Car

Since the Jetsons people have been waiting for their flying cars, some even claim that they won’t believe the ‘future has arrived’ until they get one. Sure, on the surface, flying cars would save on road maintenance and traffic congestion (until everyone gets one), but a large number of the people who drive on the…

Sook Yin Lee’s Year of the Carnivore in Production

According to Sook Yin Lee’s Myspace Blog production on her feature film directorial debut started yesterday. Year of the Carnivore is shooting in Maple Ridge, B.C. “I’m learning a lot. Normally I make little movies with my friends in our houses, but this is a much larger undertaking, we even have a transportation unit and…

The Bicycles and Hot Panda in the West

If you’re in Vancouver, Victoria, Cumberland, Kelowna or Calgary you have plans. Toronto’s the Bicycles are headed your way, promoting their new CD “Oh No, It’s Love” along with Edmonton’s Hot Panda. Both of these bands are amazing and completely fun. Go, drink, dance and buy CDs! Saturday November 15, 2008 Di’Metric Studios (also playing…

Rifflandia: Victoria, BC Adds New End of Summer Festival

From August 29-31 over 60 musical acts from across North America will converge on Victoria, B.C. for the first annual Rifflandia festival. Amoung those on the lineup are You Say Party! We Say Die!, Jon And Roy, The Paper Cranes, Black Mountain, Final Fantasy, Handsome Furs, Bison and Pride Tiger. Note: The Final Fantasy and…