It’s a busy morning when it comes to April Fool’s jokes.
The City of Vancouver has announced Jim Pattison is taking over as Chief of Police from Jim Chu, with Mayor Gregor Robertson saying his work with Expo Ernie has been hugely influential on modern policing tactics.
West Vancouver Police have announced they are spending $125,500 on Cherry Picker One, to allow officers aerial views of drivers deliberating putting their cells phones in their laps to avoid detection for distracted driving .
Simon Fraser University is the first Canadian university to announce a lane program for walkers on Burnaby Mountain, to reduce the number of falls due to distracted walking and texting.
Westjet has announced the SmartSeats program allowing you to get into your seat in the lounge and it will then automatically take you right into the plane and your spot in the correct row.