The Weather Network – More heavy rain to arrive in B.C. overnight amid atmospheric river

The Weather Network – More heavy rain to arrive in B.C. overnight amid atmospheric river

B.C.’s soggy pattern will continue through the final week of the year as several additional moisture-laden systems take aim at the province through the first half of the week. RELATED: 4 dead after Christmas Eve bus rollover on B.C. Highway 97C, dozens injured Heavy rain will pick up during the overnight hours Monday as a … Read more

Pack these snacks, says nutritionist

Pack these snacks, says nutritionist

Travelers have a host of pathogens to dodge this winter, including the “tripledemic” of infections caused by Covid-19, flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). But there are steps people can take to reduce their chances of getting sick, say health specialists at Spain’s SHA Wellness Clinic. The key is to develop “a resilient immune system … Read more

The Weather Network – Deadly blizzard hits Buffalo, N.Y., area as Christmas Day freeze grips U.S.

The Weather Network – Deadly blizzard hits Buffalo, N.Y., area as Christmas Day freeze grips U.S.

By Gabriella Borter and Ahmed Aboulenein (Reuters) -A deadly blizzard paralyzed Buffalo, New York, on Christmas Day, trapping motorists in their cars, knocking out electricity to thousands of homes and raising the death toll from a severe winter storm system that has chilled much of the United States for days. At least 30 people have … Read more

The Way of Water’ nears $900 million at the global box office

The Way of Water’ nears $900 million at the global box office

Avatar: The Way of Water Courtesy: Disney Co.  Disney and James Cameron’s “Avatar: The Way of Water” snared an estimated $56 million during its second weekend in theaters, a 58% drop from its debut. A decline in ticket sales is common for blockbuster titles, with most seeing a 50% to 70% slip. This metric, known … Read more

I moved from London to a sleepy Devon valley – here’s what I’ve learnt from life in the countryside

I moved from London to a sleepy Devon valley – here’s what I’ve learnt from life in the countryside

And so, when two new villagers suggested an inaugural living advent calendar, it was adopted without question. Soon enough stars, signs and trees started to appear. The village craft group knitted 24 socks on a line and hung it up in the hall window; auctioned off at the Christmas choir concert to raise money for … Read more

The Weather Network – PHOTOS: Powerful winter storm disrupts travel, power across Ontario

The Weather Network – PHOTOS: Powerful winter storm disrupts travel, power across Ontario

On Thursday, a powerful winter storm moved into Ontario, bringing with it rain, snow, high winds, and freezing temperatures. The storm, caused by a surge of Arctic air clashing with warm, moist air over the Mississippi Valley, sparked a weather bomb over the Great Lakes, leading to this signficant event. Resources: One concern early in … Read more

Books For Birthdays | Life

Books For Birthdays | Life

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The Way of Water needs strong second week at box office

The Way of Water needs strong second week at box office

Avatar: The Way of Water Courtesy: Disney Co.  All eyes are on “Avatar: The Way of Water’s” second week at the box office. James Cameron’s long-awaited sequel to the highest-grossing film of all time fell short of initial box-office expectations during its debut last week. The film snared $134 million domestically, short of the $175 … Read more

Vancouver’s Cobie Smulders on new audio series Mistletoe Murders, Marvel and Broadway

Vancouver’s Cobie Smulders on new audio series Mistletoe Murders, Marvel and Broadway

Getting stuck in Los Angeles traffic led Cobie Smulders to fall in love with audiobooks and podcasts.Handout For Vancouver native Cobie Smulders, it was getting stuck in Los Angeles traffic that drove her to fall in love with audiobooks and podcasts. The storytelling medium catapulted her into another world – and into her latest venture, … Read more