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20 best shows on Vancouver stages in 2017
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 02:25

Kitchen circuses, shadow-puppet sex, and leaf-blower ballets: wildly inventive mashups, cultural diversity, and immersive spectacles set the tone. ...

Marine Harvest obtains court injunction against Alexandra Morton and Indigenous fish-farm protesters
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:26

Justice Peter Voith ruled that the aquaculture giant would "suffer irreparable harm" if its application were to be dismissed. The Georgia Straight

Obama to Prince Harry: 'Serenity' on leaving White House
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 22:27

Former President Barack Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast Wednesday that he felt serene the day he left the White House despite the se...

Things To Do: 6 can't-miss Vancouver arts events this week, December 27 to January 2
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 20:32

Editor’s choiceLaughing away 2017Bike lanes, avocado toast, and a certain orange-hued world leader—nothing and no one will be off-limits as the im...

Your horoscope for December 28 to January 10, 2018
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 18:27

Hungover or not, extra caretaking is in order on New Year’s Day. The Georgia Straight

Environment Canada issues extreme cold weather warnings for much of...
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 16:24

A man shovels snow from around his car following a winter storm in Montreal, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. One of Canada's high profile weather forec...

Deep freeze numbs GTA as Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:26

Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning in the GTA on Wednesday as a wind chill value of -30 makes it feel much colder. Environment Canada i...

7 Vancouver food and drink events to check out in 2018
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:26

Think three-course meals, food truck grub, wine tastings, and more. The Georgia Straight

Let the vacation planning begin: Some Parks Canada campsite reservations open soon
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:24

Parks Canada's reservation system for the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve opens on Jan. 3. As British Columbia's South Coast is buffeted by...

Andrew Frank: "Heavy-hearted" colonizers—B.C. NDP tries to share Site C victims' grief while simultaneously causing it
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 08:27

Proceeding with the Site C dam is a colonial political decision that yet again forces Indigenous communities to pay for the mistakes of the non-Indige...

53 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, December 28
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 06:30

Keep busy with these events. The Georgia Straight

Changing tastes prompting new park designs, facilities in Canadian cities
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 04:33

Cities across Canada are rethinking their park spaces as play changes, replacing teeter-totters, golf courses and baseball diamonds with space for cri...

Canada celebrates a birthday and loses an icon: Take a look at some...
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 02:26

Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie, who died in October, was been named Canadian Press Newsmaker for the second consecutive year. Gord Downie, the Trag...

A tour of Winnipeg's Canadian Museum for Human Rights
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 20:25

My wife and I recently attended a national entomology conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our hotel was near the intersection of Portage and Main, a 20-...

Savage Love: Vanilla boys, if you want something ask for it
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 16:25

My boyfriend complains that our sex life is too vanilla. I want him to be satisfied, but he won’t tell me what else he wants to do. The Georgia S...

Canadian bust ends with Christmas Eve child porn arrest of man...
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:27

We collect zip code so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. We have sent a co...

Garneau makes push for voice, video recorders in locomotives after Amtrak crash
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:32

A deadly derailment on the west coast of the United States this month underlines the need to have voice and video recorders in trains to improve safet...

Free transit returns to Metro Vancouver on New Year's Eve, along with extended SkyTrain and SeaBus hours
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 02:26

The final SkyTrain on the Expo Line will leave Waterfront Station at 2:20 a.m. The Georgia Straight

BP Canada's offshore exploration bid progressing
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 20:26

The drilling platform Rowan Gorilla III. Although no longer operational, it drilled many wells at Sable and Deep Panuke. Canada News

Foul play suspected in deaths of two people in Oak Bay
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 16:26

A third person was injured and has reportedly been taken to hospital. The Georgia Straight

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