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Police officer pleads guilty to illegally transferring weapon
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 14:25

A 40-year-old Ottawa Police officer who compounded a co-worker's bad judgment in the handling of his service weapon and ended up facing a criminal...

Bidder offers $5,440 for Queen of Burnaby ferry
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:25

It was a workhorse in the B.C. Ferries fleet for more than 50 years, but it's not getting a whole lot of respect from potential purchasers. The Geo...

Holly, Candyville, Noelville: The top 10 Christmas place names in Canada
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 10:25

A Santa display in front of the Christmas Island post office in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 2010 Based on a list of festive place names in Canada comp...

Former homeless man organizes giveaway of hundreds of Christmas meals in Dowtown Eastside
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 08:26

In a recent interview, Alex Watts drew parallels between the homeless crisis in Vancouver and residential schools. The Georgia Straight

Environment Canada says the Sault and area will have a very white...
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 04:25

Snow squalls are expected to develop in the Sault Ste. Marie area Monday afternoon and persist into the evening. Canada News

Gurpreet Singh: Christians under constant attack in Modi's India
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 02:26

The World Watch List 2017 ranks the world's so-called largest secular democracy as 15th worst among nations where Christians are persecuted. The Ge...

Wolverine fans hoping for a Marvel-ous tourism attraction for Fort McMurray
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:26

This publicity image released by 20th Century Fox shows Hugh Jackman in a scene from "The Wolverine." A raging wildfire known as "The Beast" forced al...

Homicide investigators believe North Vancouver killing linked to gang violence
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 22:25

Gavinder Grewal was found dead in an apartment in the 1500 block of Fern Street. The Georgia Straight

GoFundMe campaign for Vancouver crash victim Christian Zelichowski surpasses $50,000 goal
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 20:28

A separate GoFundMe page has been created for Yellow Taxi driver Larry Claypool, who also suffered serious injuries when an Audi crossed the centre la...

CannabisWise program to ease consumer concerns ahead of legalization
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 18:26

Medical marijuana is shown in Toronto, November 5, 2017. Marijuana consumers are likely to have a flood of options when pot becomes legal next summer ...

Elderly woman dies after motor-vehicle collision at Dunsmuir and Cambie in Vancouver
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 16:28

It was the city's 12th traffic fatality of 2017. The Georgia Straight

Man stabbed in downtown Vancouver and refuses to cooperate with police
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 14:33

The Christmas spirit was not on display at the corner of Homer and Robson streets this afternoon. The Georgia Straight

Martyn Brown: The B.C. Liberal leadership review—why not Dianne Watts?
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 12:33

The former Surrey mayor's history and campaign strategy suggest that she is certainly not the party loyalist that all of her main competitors are. ...

Gurpreet Singh: To defeat bigotry Hillary Clinton’s campaign memoir should be read with open mind
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 10:28

Donald Trump's tactics of divide-and-conquer are explored in the former secretary of state's new book, What Happened. The Georgia Straight

B.C. Federation of Labour invites families to a Christmas Eve feast
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 08:24

As the organization's president, Irene Lanzinger has carried on the labour movement's tradition of brightening the holidays for families enduring toug...

IHIT investigating killing of North Vancouver man with gang ties
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 02:29

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called to this North Vancouver apartment the evening of Dec. 22. Police say Gavinder Grewal's death...

Dermod Travis: New Year's resolutions for B.C.'s political class
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 00:26

The executive director of Integrity B.C. has added one for the electorate. The Georgia Straight

Man charged with second-degree murder in Newfoundland woman's death
  • Sun, 24 Dec 2017 22:31

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in St. John's, N.L., more tha...

Environment Canada forecasts possible white Christmas in Vancouver
  • Sun, 24 Dec 2017 20:26

Daytime highs are expected to be around the freezing mark. The Georgia Straight

Would Canadians drive to border towns if new NAFTA raised duty-free limit?
  • Sun, 24 Dec 2017 18:24

Crow Smith poses in a warehouse among shipping packages waiting to be picked up Monday December 18, 2017 in Ogdensburg, N.Y. Canadians have been incre...

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