K-pop boy band Seventeen plays in Vancouver on August 10

Live Nation just announced that the superstar South Korean boy band Seventeen will play Rogers Arena on Wednesday 10 August. The group – which has accumulated two billion streams and sold 10 million albums – consists of 13 members: S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi, DK, Mingyu, The8, Seungkwan, Vernon and Dino. Tickets starting … Read more

Vancouver Canadians bring a bit of the American South to Nat Bailey with Rosie’s BBQ & Smokehouse

Vancouver Canadians’ baseball games are about to take on a decidedly American Southern flair at the concession stands this season. Rosie’s BBQ & Smokehouse has teamed up with the CS and her food service team at Nat Bailey Stadium to offer three new menu items. The Third Base Burger and the Briskets Nachos will both … Read more

The 215 missing children ‘brought us together’, says Kúkpi7 Casimir ahead of the memorial

Warning: This story deals with disturbing topics that may upset and trigger some readers. Discretion is advised. It has been nearly a year since within Tk’emlúps at Secwépemc the news broke that 215 unmarked cemeteries had been discovered on the former Kamloops Indian Residential School site. The heartbreaking confirmation of Le Estcwicwéy̓ – the missing … Read more

Police release names of two dead in Winters Hotel fire in Gastown

Using DNA evidence, Vancouver police have confirmed the identities of two people who died in a fire in Gastown last month. Mary Garlow was 68 and Dennis Guay was 53. They were at the Winters Hotel when flames swept through the building on April 11. Their next of kin have been notified, police said. Union … Read more

Dana Gould’s Comedy Career Launched by Love for Carlin

It’s not easy being a comedian these days. Just ask Oscars beating victim Chris Rock, or, more seriously, Dave Chappelle, who had to fend off a knife-wielding attacker onstage at the Hollywood Bowl earlier this month. The morning after Chappelle’s close call, Dana Gould is on the phone, and he’s heard the news—and seen the … Read more

Jim Belushi speaks at Victoria cannabis conference about growing a cannabis brand

Jim Belushi has had a lot of fun as a Hollywood actor. In movies like Real men and the director and as the voice of Demon in Snow Dogshe established himself as a versatile performer who could take on both serious and comedic roles. According to The Numbers website, Belushi’s films have grossed nearly $1.5 … Read more

London, Ontario, Police Continue Investigation into Suspicious Fire at Ark Aid Mission – London

Police are investigating the cause of a fire that ripped through the Ark Aid Mission in London, Ontario. The fire broke out at the rear entrance of the Dundas Street location around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, the fire service said. Read more: Police investigate hate-related symbols, words scribbled on London, Ont. playground Lyle Street was closed … Read more

Coronavirus news and updates for Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Wednesday. This file is updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories when available. Wednesday 5:52 am: North Korea added hundreds of thousands of infections to its growing pandemic caseload on Wednesday, but also said a million people have already recovered from suspected COVID-19 … Read more

Prince Charles and Camilla Face Stormy Weather in Ottawa

Prince Charles and Camilla had to chuckle when they faced stormy weather after landing in Ottawa on their whirlwind journey to Canada. On the tour, the 19th the heir apparent to Canada, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will cover more than 2,000 miles from Newfoundland and Labrador to the Northwest Territories … Read more

Grunge legend Matt Cameron says Rolling Stone story of Taylor Hawkins death took its quotes out of context

Pearl Jam drummer and grunge pioneer Matt Cameron has been accused of rolling stone from manipulating his quotes about Taylor Hawkins’ death. Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has also suggested that the magazine twisted his words to fit a story titled “Inside Taylor Hawkins’ Final Days as a Foo Fighter.” Hawkins died on … Read more