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Founder of Canada Jetlines takes helm as CEO of rival Flair Airlines
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:25

Jim Scott replaces Flair founder and former president Jim Rogers, who will remain an adviser until 2019 after selling his shares in the Kelowna-based ...

Canada 2018 Cannabis Regulation - Provincial Update
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:26

As the July 2018 date of legalization approaches, Canadian provinces continue to announce their plans for the regulation, distribution and sale of rec...

U.S. border data fuels Canadian visa crackdown, newly released figures show
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:24

A budding cross-border data exchange with the United States is quietly helping Canada crack down on immigration violators. The federal government has ...

Improved economy, tax changes set to give federal government a budgetary boost
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:27

Finance Minister Bill Morneau arrives to talk to media on tax changes for small businesses in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. After months of batt...

Canadian films 'telling universal stories' head to Sundance and Slamdance fests
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:25

Two islands - one that risks being swallowed by the ocean because of climate change, the other the fictitious home of director Wes Anderson's stop...

New Canada Service Corps designed to draw more young Canadians into volunteering
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:26

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a town hall event at Western University in London, Ont., on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Trudeau launched a rev...

The New York Times goes gaga over West Coast oysters, Kissa Tanto in two new articles
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:27

Two New York Times articles bestow some love on aspects of the West Coast food scene. The Georgia Straight

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh gets engaged to fashion designer Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:31

The proposal came during a private party near the Ontario legislature. The Georgia Straight

UberEats partners with McDonald’s to launch McDelivery in Vancouver
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:35

You can get breakfast sandwiches, fries, and burgers delivered to you. The Georgia Straight

'I shouldn't have to have a husband:' Winnipeg woman criticizes...
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:24

A former chair of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce says it's about time that men-only clubs open their doors to women. Jodi Moskal, an electrician...

NAFTA's Chapter 11 dispute mechanism too costly for Canada at $314M, says report
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:27

A progressive group says it's baffled that the Canadian government has worked at the NAFTA negotiating table to protect a dispute resolution syste...

West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations file civil suits to stop construction of the Site C dam
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:33

Two Indigenous groups have launched a civil action that aims to stop construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam. The Georgia Straight

Jack White plays Rogers Arena on August 12
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:25

Tickets go on sale January 26. The Georgia Straight

Atlantic Canada recovers from flooding, outages and evacuations after deluge
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:25

Some Atlantic Canadians are still dealing with the aftermath of a deluge that led to severe flooding, power outages and evacuations in some parts of t...

John Price: Give peace a chance!
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:25

A UVic historian explains why western atrocities during the Korean War will influence Asian perceptions about the Vancouver Summit. The Georgia Str...

Hawaii nuke-alert fiasco unlikely in Canada; missile strike hardly top of mind
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:25

The possibility of an incoming nuclear warhead from a country such as North Korea does not appear to be a major concern for Canadian emergency managem...

Meteorologist Cindy Day to keep her eyes on the sky for SaltWire Network
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:26

By joining the SaltWire Network as its chief meteorologist, Cindy Day becomes one of the few weather-people on the continent working exclusively for a...

The Post's Speakeasy: Can Canada broker peace with North Korea?
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:32

John Ivison and Marie-Danielle Smith discuss Canada's role in brokering peace with North Korea as Vancouver prepares to play host to a summit on t...

Internal CSIS note details 'mega trends' set to alter economy, society, security
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:31

From cryptocurrencies, to artificial intelligence, to the rise of millennials, a top-secret document by Canada's spy agency explores the so-called...

How Queen's Park is gearing up to be the largest legal pot dealer in Canada
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:25

Ontario's new government monopoly kicks into gear in July, when the legalization of recreational weed takes effect. Here's what you need to kn...

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