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Monday, December 31st 2018

Thor’s Top 10 Movies Of 2018: From talking bears to men in space, Thor picks his 10 favourite movies of the year.


2019 Astrological Forecast: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer: Popular international astrologer Georgia Nicols returns with her 2019 horoscope!


2019 Astrological Forecast 2019: Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio: Popular international astrologer Georgia Nicols returns with her 2019 horoscope!


2019 Astrological Forecast: Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces: Popular international astrologer Georgia Nicols returns with her 2019 horoscope!



Friday, December 28th 2018

Top 10 Reasons Not To Call 911: E-Comm has released its top 10 reasons to NOT call 911 in 2018. Greg Harper explains how troublesome this can be for call-takers.


Carbon Monoxide Factor In Abby Crash?  When we hear Carbon Monoxide, the first thing we think of is protecting our home. Meanwhile the family car often gets overlooked. David Zura tells us Police in Abbotsford are asking if CO poisoning was behind a car crash Wednesday night.


Man Poses As Vancouver Surgeon: A man claiming to be a surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital has been found to be a fake. Ashley Burr has the details.


Thor’s Hammers: Thor takes a look at ‘Vice’ starring Christian Bale as Dick Cheney. How many hammers for this one?


The Story Of Vancouver’s Polar Bear Swim: Lisa Pantages, granddaughter of the founder of the Polar Bear Swim Club stops by to share some history of the chilly dip.


Sparkling Wine Cocktails: New Year’s Eve is fast approaching. Get inspired by these great ways to mix up your sparkling wine!


Champagne Cocktail
Sugar cube
1/2 oz Cognac
Angostura Bitters
Sparkling Wine
Orange Zest

Chill champagne flute. Add Bitters to sugar cube is champagne flute. Pour in cognac and sparkling wine. Use bar spoon to crush sugar and release some flavour into the wine. Garnish with twist.

French 75
1/2 oz Gin
1/2 lemon juice
1/2 simple syrup
Sparkling Wine
Lemon Twist

Chill champagne coupe. Add gin, lemon and simple to champagne coupe. Pour in sparkling wine. Garnish with twist.

Kir Royale
Sparkling Wine
Float Dash of Cassis

Chill champagne flute. Pour in sparkling wine and dash in Cassis to create layered presentation.

Thursday, December 27th 2018

Kids’ Christmas gifts stolen in Langley: “First thing I thought was how are we going to tell our children that all their gifts are gone?” A Langley family is devastated after they say they woke up boxing day to find all their kids’ Christmas presents had been stolen. Ashley Burr has the story.


Donated Hockey Gear For Girls: A hockey gear lending library has been set up at Sir Charles Tupper Secondary in Vancouver for girls to get into the game. Andrea Macpherson is finding out it has so-far been a huge success.


Was Canada’s massive win fair play?  Sportsnet’s Irfaan Gaffar updates us after the first day of World Juniors.


Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles: The holiday cooking continues. If you have a house full of guests, Giulia Lombardo shows us how to prepare Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles.



Friday, December 21st 2018

Man Rescued From White Rock Pier: Stormy weather has wreaked havoc in White Rock. High winds left the pier broken in two – leaving one man with nowhere to go. Travis Prasad has the details.


Service Resumes At B.C. Ferries After Storm:  Sailings on all major routes cancelled yesterday.


Spiked Dog Vests To Prevent Coyote Attacks:  It’s much more than a fashion statement. Isabelle Raghem tells us these spiked vests could help save pets from being snatched up by coyotes.


Thor’s Hammers:  Mary Poppins Returns and Aquaman.


UGM Volunteer Inspires Others: UGM volunteer, Rick Sutton is inspiring others to give back.


Supporting Fellow Seniors At 90 Years Young: Meet, Ruth Gautschi. She is 90 years old and is using her positive energy to help other seniors.


Volunteer Grandfather To Three Children: Kehar Aujla is helping to fill a void in some very young lives. He does it all from the love in his heart.


Enhancing The Quality Of Life For Amputees: Steve Ziehr opted to have his leg amputated after a workplace injury. 30 years later, he now volunteers to support other amputees.


BT Gives Back with $15,000 in Prizes: We say “thank you” to four difference-makers and also to our at-home audience.



Thursday, December 20th 2018

Call For Blood Donors: 3 year old Aubrey was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at just 18 months old. But now Andrea Macpherson tells us she is thriving and thanking blood donors in Vancouver.


SFU’s Head-Turning Xmas Tree!  This Christmas Tree is turning heads at SFU. David Zura is catching up with one glass-blowing chemist who made it all possible!


World Juniors Around The Corner:  Retired NHLer, Kyle Wellwood joins us with some impressive hardware as he reflects back on his time at the World Juniors in 2003.


Canada’s Smartest Person Junior: We chat with West Vancouver’s Matthew Yu to talk about his experience competing to be ‘Canada’s Smartest Person Junior.’


Bringing Style To Your Soiree: Style expert, Jason Sarai stops by to share tips on how to style it up this holiday season.



Wednesday, December 19th 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Girl Attacked By Dog In Vancouver: A 3-year-old girl has been taken into surgery at B.C. Children’s Hospital after she was attacked by a dog in East Vancouver. Tom Walsh is getting reaction from her mother and neighbours who witnessed the incident.


Task Force Calls For Safe Drug Supply: The Opioid Emergency Task Force is calling for a safe drug supply in the City of Vancouver. Andrea Macpherson tells us that is part of 23 recommendations made in its first report.


7 Rehabilitated Seal Pups Released!  7 rehabilitated seal pups have been released into the wild! David Zura has the details!


Christmas Dinner Side Dish Ideas: With Christmas dinner right around the corner, we welcome back chef Angie Quaale with some great ideas for sumptuous sides.





Tuesday, December 18th 2018

Are You Having A Blue Christmas? Christmas isn’t always a happy affair, especially if people don’t have family around or the support they need. Isabelle Raghem has more.


World Junior Hockey Excitement Growing!  Will you be watching the World Junior Hockey Championship in Vancouver starting on Boxing Day? Andrea Macpherson is finding out.


B.C. Ferries Rescues Man from Sinking Sailboat: Crew of Coastal Celebration responded to mayday call near Swartz Bay during high winds Monday night.


DIY Christmas Decor: Interior designer Karla Dreyer shows us her sweet and simple DIY decor that anyone can pull together in the week before Christmas.


Turkey Cooking Tips: From how big a bird to buy to basting or brining, baking or barbecuing… just in time for the holidays, we get turkey cooking tips so your dinner is succulent and juicy. Chef Dino Renaerts shares some tasty advice.



Monday, December 17th 2018

The Latest In Cycling Tech: Looking to add some tech to your ride, indoors and out? Tech Journalist Akash Sablok shares his pick of some of the top cycling gadgets including a helmet with an SOS emergency alert.


44-year-old Comic Shop Hangs up its Cape: When was the last time you bought a comic book? Your answer to that question might give you a hint as to why a once popular Vancouver store is being forced to shut down after 44 years in the business. Ashley Burr has the story.


The Gift of Warmth: “My bones feel the cold,” Marcel is one of the many people who have to spend winter out on the street. He visited the “Gift of Warmth” barbecue at Vancouver Regional Recycling Saturday to stock up on some free winter clothing. Ashley Burr has the story.


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