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Two massive snow dumps, possibly up to 200 centimetres, coming to B.C. coastal mountains
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:26

Call it the La Niña effect. The Georgia Straight

American icon Neil Diamond announces his immediate retirement from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:25

Time to que up "Sweet Caroline" and sing along. The Georgia Straight

London region fog to continue Monday, Environment Canada warns
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:31

With dense fog patches cropping up across Southwestern Ontario, Environment Canada is warning drivers to be extra careful on area roads. Environment C...

Tesla to install Atlantic Canada 'supercharger' stations for its vehicles
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:30

Tesla Inc. is building fast-charging stations for its electric vehicles in Atlantic Canada, opening up the East Coast to road trippers with the Califo...

To the horror of metal fans everywhere, Slayer makes a major announcement
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 04:28

Well that's a drag. The Georgia Straight

Kendrick Lamar plays Vancouver on May 4
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:29

Tickets go on sale January 26. The Georgia Straight

Hawaiian brunch to pop up at Granville Street's Pawn Shop, thanks to Loco Ono
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:25

Loco Ono is back to serving up its pop-up fun. The Georgia Straight

Justin Trudeau to push middle class interests as he heads to Davos
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:31

After spending the past two weeks criss-crossing the country to speak with ordinary Canadians in town hall meetings, Justin Trudeau is heading to Swit...

Quebec City Muslims alarmed by increasingly public displays of racism one year after mosque shooting
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:27

"I should have landed elsewhere in Canada," said Rachid Raffa, a former president of the mosque in Sainte-Foy, site of last year's deadly shooting...

Poll shows NDP has opened up nearly five percent lead over B.C. Liberals
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:25

Premier John Horgan appears to be flying high early in his term at the head of an NDP minority government. The Georgia Straight

Canadian tech CEOs say they would have welcomed Amazon to their cities
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:33

Tech sector entrepreneurs whose Canadian cities were snubbed by Amazon in its search for a second corporate campus say they are disappointed, despite ...

On Our Radar: The little things enchant in Bridal Party's video for "Fruitless"
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:26

Smoke 'em if you got 'em. The Georgia Straight

Community support and patient investors rated vital for media employee buyouts
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 06:26

An architect of one of the few successful media employee buyouts in Canada says knowing the market and enlisting help from sympathetic investors have ...

9 Vancouver concerts this week, January 22 to 26
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 02:26

Alt-rock, extreme-metal, indie-electronica, jazz, blues, rap: take your pick. The Georgia Straight

Grandparents Film Festival launches today at Edmonds Community Centre in Burnaby
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:25

The free event was conceived by Shiraz Ramji, a director of the Edmonds Seniors Society. The Georgia Straight

Don't let Canada become a bucket of angry tribes:Loneliness is...
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:24

I was struck by Toronto Star columnist Bob Hepburn's recent assertion that Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is being punished by sexist and misogyni...

Man shot and killed in Abbotsford, B.C., identified
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:25

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team say the victim of a homicide in Abbotsford on Friday night was 24-year-old Lovepreet Singh Dhaliwal. "It is...

Martyn Brown: The curious timing of the whisky raid on Fets & friends
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 16:26

The great Scotch crackdown in 2018 won't go down in history as one of the new NDP government's most politically astute moves. The Georgia Straight

Women in Canada, U.S. and elsewhere march a year after Trump...
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:34

Thousands of Canadians took to the streets Saturday on the one-year anniversary of the Women's March - part of an estimated 250 rallies planned fo...

Vancouver Aquarium profits fell ahead of decision to cease keeping whales and dolphins in captivity
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:30

The Vancouver Aquarium’s bottom line took a beating through 2017. The Georgia Straight

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