Vancouver
320 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Few police incidents at 4/20 pot rally in Vancouver this year

Few police incidents at 4/20 pot rally in Vancouver this year | Vancouver | Scoop.it
The annual 4/20 pot rally is winding down in Vancouver, but police say at its peak 25,000 revellers were blowing a haze of smoke over English Bay.
Paul Gill's insight:

Chips and hot dogs were damaged.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Greater Vancouver’s housing market is on the rise

Greater Vancouver’s housing market is on the rise | Vancouver | Scoop.it
The average price for detached homes in Greater Vancouver touched a record $1,406,426 last month, surpassing the previous high set in February
Paul Gill's insight:

Wow.  Real Estate in Vancouver is making millions for investors.  It just keeps chugging along despite downturn in Alberta.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Shaquille O’Neal talked penny stocks while smooching a broker’s head on CNBC

Shaquille O’Neal talked penny stocks while smooching a broker’s head on CNBC | Vancouver | Scoop.it
New York Stock Exchange broker Peter Tuchman has a pretty big fan in Shaq, it seems.
Paul Gill's insight:

Shaq says he is still has positions in penny stocks despite the markets because he is following the advice of Peter Tuchman.  Nice move Shaq, hope you have Graphene 3D Lab - OTC: GPHBF 

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Paul Gill from Daily Magazine
Scoop.it!

Top 10 Highest Waterfalls in the World - Top10HQ

Top 10 Highest Waterfalls in the World - Top10HQ | Vancouver | Scoop.it

This list of the world’s highest waterfalls contains a few surprises. Some of the falls are little known and are rarely visited by tourists, and the highest of all doesn’t really fit with our usual ideas about what a waterfall should be like.


Via THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

First Nations join Vancouver land deal valued at $307M - CBC.ca

First Nations join Vancouver land deal valued at $307M - CBC.ca | Vancouver | Scoop.it
In a deal valued at just over $307 million, three parcels of land—in Point Grey, Cambie and West Vancouver—are now held in joint ownership by a coalition of B.C. First Nations and the Canada Lands Agency.
Paul Gill's insight:

This could be the start of a trend.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Marijuana on Main Street: Legal pot sales underway in Vancouver

Marijuana on Main Street: Legal pot sales underway in Vancouver | Vancouver | Scoop.it
The first legal marijuana shop opened its doors to a crowd of waiting customers in Vancouver on Wednesday. (It's official: Marijuana is now being legally bought and sold in Vancouver.
Paul Gill's insight:

Legal Pot Sales in Vancouver!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Stanley Park rated Best Hotel in the World by TripAdvisor

Stanley Park rated Best Hotel in the World by TripAdvisor | Vancouver | Scoop.it
Popular travel advisory website, TripAdvisor has rated the 400-hectare urban oasis in Vancouver as best park amongst the 'Top 25 Parks' in the world.
Paul Gill's insight:

Sorry Central Park - the winner is Vancouver's Stanley Park

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Santorelli '100 percent' wants to stay in Vancouver - NBCSports.com

Santorelli '100 percent' wants to stay in Vancouver - NBCSports.com | Vancouver | Scoop.it
NBCSports.com
Santorelli '100 percent' wants to stay in Vancouver
NBCSports.com
And a Kesler trade may garner an NHL forward in return as well. Santorelli's versatility should help his cause, though.
Paul Gill's insight:

#Canucks -  good player - traded or lost so many good players over the years.  Give these guys their shot!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: First Vancouver airplane photographs published in 1919 - Vancouver Sun

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: First Vancouver airplane photographs published in 1919 - Vancouver Sun | Vancouver | Scoop.it
Vancouver Sun THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: First Vancouver airplane photographs published in 1919 Vancouver Sun Ninety-five years ago, The Vancouver Sun ran “the first airplane photograph ever published of Vancouver.” The aerial shot was taken from 500...
Paul Gill's insight:

Less than 100 years ago - how th world has changed!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

China proposes to fund and build high-speed rail line from Beijing to Vancouver

China proposes to fund and build high-speed rail line from Beijing to Vancouver | Vancouver | Scoop.it
China proposes to fund and build high-speed rail line from Beijing to Vancouver
Paul Gill's insight:

Incredible Proposal by China to Link Bejing and Vancouver gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "The Orient Express"

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Tickets | BCBusiness presents Wealthy & Wise 2015 | Tickets Tonight

Tickets | BCBusiness presents Wealthy & Wise 2015 | Tickets Tonight | Vancouver | Scoop.it
Purchase tickets online. Tickets Tonight ticket reservation system. Book your tickets instantly.
Paul Gill's insight:

Come out to a night with the Dragons!   On May 19th, hear David Chilton and Arlene Dickinson from Dragon's Den live at the Orpheum as they share their wisdom and success stories. This is an exclusive opportunity to get inspired, informed and poised for success by Dragons.

LAST CHANCE for tickets at up to 50% off using the discount code FLASH

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Paul Gill from Technology in Business Today
Scoop.it!

Facial recognition technology used in Billboard

Facial recognition technology used in Billboard | Vancouver | Scoop.it

When you combine innovation and technology, what you get is an awesome result.

Facial recognition technology has been used billboards to be more inspiring than target you with the right products.


Via TechinBiz
more...
Rescooped by Paul Gill from Technology Developments
Scoop.it!

Graphene 3D printing feedstock launched

Graphene 3D printing feedstock launched | Vancouver | Scoop.it
New York-based Graphene 3D Lab has launched a conductive, composite thermoplastic-and-nanocarbon material for use with 3D printers.

Via Paul Gill
Paul Gill's insight:

Graphene 3D Starts Sales of Black Magic 3D - Here is how to understand the relevance - 1) We all own 2D printers 2) Those printers use ink 3) HP, Cannon, Brother sells billions of dollars of ink 4) In 5-6 years, 3D Printers will be commonplace, in 10 they will be ubiquitious 5) The money is in the consumables.  6) Graphene 3D Lab allows us to print 3D objects that have electronic components.


Remember the Star Trek replicator? Earl Grey Tea, Hot? Well, if you the design on a computer, you can manufacture it at home.  This is as big as computers, the internet and cell phones.  I am advising everyone to sign up to receive Graphene Lab info at www.graphene3DLab.com 

more...
Paul Gill's curator insight, March 18, 2015 9:56 AM

Graphene 3D Starts Sales of Black Magic 3D - Here is how to understand the relevance - 1) We all own 2D printers 2) Those printers use ink 3) HP, Cannon, Brother sells billions of dollars of ink 4) In 5-6 years, 3D Printers will be commonplace, in 10 they will be ubiquitious 5) The money is in the consumables.  6) Graphene 3D Lab allows us to print 3D objects that have electronic components.


Remember the Star Trek replicator? Earl Grey Tea, Hot? Well, if you the design on a computer, you can manufacture it at home.  This is as big as computers, the internet and cell phones.  I am advising everyone to sign up to receive Graphene Lab info at www.graphene3DLab.com 

Paul Gill's curator insight, March 18, 2015 9:58 AM

Graphene 3D Starts Sales of Black Magic 3D - Here is how to understand the relevance - 1) We all own 2D printers 2) Those printers use ink 3) HP, Cannon, Brother sells billions of dollars of ink 4) In 5-6 years, 3D Printers will be commonplace, in 10 they will be ubiquitious 5) The money is in the consumables.  6) Graphene 3D Lab allows us to print 3D objects that have electronic components.


Remember the Star Trek replicator? Earl Grey Tea, Hot? Well, if you the design on a computer, you can manufacture it at home.  This is as big as computers, the internet and cell phones.  I am advising everyone to sign up to receive Graphene Lab info at www.graphene3DLab.com 

Paul Gill's curator insight, March 18, 2015 9:59 AM

Graphene 3D Starts Sales of Black Magic 3D - Here is how to understand the relevance - 1) We all own 2D printers 2) Those printers use ink 3) HP, Cannon, Brother sells billions of dollars of ink 4) In 5-6 years, 3D Printers will be commonplace, in 10 they will be ubiquitious 5) The money is in the consumables.  6) Graphene 3D Lab allows us to print 3D objects that have electronic components.


Remember the Star Trek replicator? Earl Grey Tea, Hot? Well, if you the design on a computer, you can manufacture it at home.  This is as big as computers, the internet and cell phones.  I am advising everyone to sign up to receive Graphene Lab info at www.graphene3DLab.com 

Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Vancouver bans Uber, new cabs for six months - CTV News

Vancouver bans Uber, new cabs for six months - CTV News | Vancouver | Scoop.it
Council voted to research the Uber's potential impact on the taxi industry before letting it operate in Vancouver.
Paul Gill's insight:

Council voted to research the Uber's potential impact on the taxi industry before letting it operate in Vancouver.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Ewen: Domi’s read on Horvat goes back to Atom-level rivalry

Ewen: Domi’s read on Horvat goes back to Atom-level rivalry | Vancouver | Scoop.it
If you’re looking for an educated take on Bo Horvat, Max Domi is a good place to start. Horvat is a 19-year-old forward trying to stick with the Vancouver Canucks. Domi is the same age and trying to do the same thing with the Arizona Coyotes.
Paul Gill's insight:

No way Bo makes it this year.  Back to Junior friend.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend | Inside Vancouver Blog

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend | Inside Vancouver Blog | Vancouver | Scoop.it
End June with a bang! Celebrate this Friday through Sunday (and Canada Day) with everything from circus and markets to salmon festivals and busking. Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Four-year-old girl foils her babysitter's home invasion plot

Four-year-old girl foils her babysitter's home invasion plot | Vancouver | Scoop.it
Four-year-old girl foils her babysitter's home invasion plot
Paul Gill's insight:

Meet Abby - four year old Superhero fighting crime and racism in one fell swoop!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Flash flooding in Metro Vancouver from thunderstorm - CBC.ca

Flash flooding in Metro Vancouver from thunderstorm - CBC.ca | Vancouver | Scoop.it
Flash flooding in Metro Vancouver from thunderstorm
CBC.ca
Heavy rain caused localized flash flooding throughout Metro Vancouver Sunday with some areas getting more than 50 millimetres of rain in just a few hours.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul Gill
Scoop.it!

Behind the Komagata Maru’s fight to open Canada’s border

Behind the Komagata Maru’s fight to open Canada’s border | Vancouver | Scoop.it
Dark chapter in Canadian immigration history included an unsung hero, among the first who can be called a defender of civil rights
Paul Gill's insight:

A great article  worth reading written by Michael Bird, grandson of J. Edward Bird, a lawyer that attorney for Sikhs aboard the Komagata Maru fighting against inhumane laws appeared in the Globe and Mail today.  A. Paul Gill

more...
No comment yet.