Bob Mackin

Cancelled Vancouver electric car race takes detour into a Montreal court

The first of five annual Canadian E-Fests was scheduled for June 30-July 2, and its cancellation led to a sports ticketing and travel company suing the promoter of the Vancouver electric car race

Vancouver to rename street on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Kitsilano’s Trutch Street – which was named after B.C.’s first lieutenant-governor Sir Joseph William Trutch – will be given a new name that has yet to be announced

Francesco Aquilini accused of child abuse

The Vancouver Canucks owner has been accused by his estranged wife of physically and mentally abusing his children

Two sheared bolts caused SkyTrain derailment: FOI documents

A SkyTrain derailed near Scott Road station last May because of what TransLink has called “almost simultaneous failure of two bolts” at one of the mainline’s 124 turnout switches. On May 30 at 7:40...

OneCity in damage control over leaked chat logs

Former city council candidate Rohana Rezel published excerpts of online discussions between activists involved with the party behind Coun. Christine Boyle and School Board Trustee Jennifer Reddy on...

B.C. government denies websites were hacked, blames firmware update

Numerous British Columbia government websites were out of service for almost 12 hours last weekend. The Ministry of Citizens’ Services said that between 1:26 p.m. Sunday and 12:30 a.m. Monday, an...

After it went viral, real estate agent running with NPA hides promo video starring African children

A real estate agent running for Vancouver city council with the NPA promoted his company on YouTube for almost two-and-a-half years with a so-called Chinese “blessing video” starring African...

A year later, Kenny Chiu reflects on 2021 election loss, political future

A year after losing his Steveston-Richmond East seat, former Conservative MP Kenny Chiu is pondering whether to make a comeback. “Tell me when the election is, and I'll tell you the answer,” Chiu...

Liberal who flipped Richmond riding in 2021 got help from pro-China activists (with video)

Supporters of a society that registered during the 2021 federal election campaign to encourage Chinese-Canadians to vote campaigned with the Liberal candidate who upset the Conservative incumbent in...

Langley mayoral hopeful says Rich Coleman hiding assets from voters

Township of Langley councillor Eric Woodward said Coleman, who leads the fledgling Elevate Langley party, is breaking the law