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Break-and-enter suspect wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in West Kelowna
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:27

RCMP say a 31-year-old man wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant has been taken into custody in West Kelowna, B.C., following a string of residential...

Vancouver housing activists to aim spotlight on Gregor Robertson’s broken promise
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:28

Downtown Eastside housing activists are going to support motion to develop a building for 100 percent social housing in the Downtown Eastside. The ...

Men charged with 2nd-degree murder in 2016 Vancouver death
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:04

This mural was inspired by the life and death of Christopher Denis Kwik. Two men have been charged with second degree murder in the case. Canada News

Hedley pulls out of consideration for three Juno Awards in wake of sexual misconduct allegations
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 02:34

The B.C. band still plans to continue its Cageless Tour, which runs until March 11. The Georgia Straight

Quebec court to hear appeal of challenge to British royal succession law
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:34

The Quebec Court of Appeal is set to begin reviewing a case on Monday that challenges the rules governing the ascension to the British throne, and the...

a Behind in our preparation:a Nunavut rushing to meet pot deadline
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:32

Marijuana plants grow at LifeLine Labs in Cottage Grove, Minn., on June 17, 2015. With marijuana legalization only months away, members of Nunavut'...

Ontario winter road maintenance will continue despite Carillion Canada's uncertain future
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:28

Should the firm fold, NDP transportation critic Wayne Gates fears Ontario roads will be left unattended, which could put drivers in danger TORONTO - O...

Body of missing Alberta skier found near Revelstoke, B.C.
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:32

Twenty-four-year-old Michael Foster of Airdrie, Alta., was last seen Tuesday and was reported missing on Friday. Police say a skier has been found dea...

City of Vancouver will open warming centres over next three days
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:38

Unfortunately for homeless people on the West Side and south of Broadway, there are no sites in their areas. The Georgia Straight

Glen Chernen promises Vancouver condo presales registry in bid to become NPA mayoral nominee
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:27

He's also calling for rules to ensure that presales of Vancouver condos can only take place in Vancouver. The Georgia Straight

Photos: Snowstorm hits B.C.'s south coast, keeping Hydro crews busy
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:33

In cycling-crazy Vancouver, there was only one Mobi bike parked at this station today, despite some icy roads and frigid temperatures. The Georgia ...

Chinese New Year, a.k.a. Lunar New Year, celebrated in Vancouver's Chinatown
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:08

Thousands upon thousands of Vancouverites turned up in frigid weather today. The Georgia Straight

Justin Trudeau prepares to meet Indian politicians linked to hardline Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:43

His family's visit to the Taj Mahal is part of a delicate dance to ensure that he shows sufficient respect to Muslim and Sikh constituents who might w...

Ottawa to offset higher gas prices after Churchill, Man., lost its rail link
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:34

The federal government says it will help residents of Churchill, Man., offset the higher prices for gasoline they've been paying since the norther...

Dermod Travis: Mysterious Michael Beattie story links back to Site C dam and B.C. Hydro
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:35

Sometimes the real identity behind a fake-identity story can be just as good a tale. This may be one of those times. The Georgia Straight

NDP leader attacks web giants, defending taxes in call-to-arms for equality
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:40

Jagmeet Singh has issued a call-to-arms against inequality as he sought to put his stamp on the federal NDP on Saturday by taking aim at the Trudeau g...

Vancouver Design Week announces dates and theme for 2018 event
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:31

The city's official interdisciplinary design festival has big plans in store when it returns for a full week-long program from May 7 to 13.l The Ge...

50 things to in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, February 18
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:30

Keep busy with these events. The Georgia Straight

Shelburne's Elizabeth Cromwell to receive Order of Canada
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:32

Elizabeth Cromwell, centre, poses with the cast of Descendants: A Musical History Lesson, during a November 2017 meet-and-greet at the Black Loyalist ...

Canada won't be 'impulsive' in countering U.S. corporate tax cuts, Morneau says
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:54

The Liberal government will not "act in an impulsive way" in response to U.S. corporate tax cuts that economists say pose a threat to Canada's com...

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