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Indigo to open massive new flagship on Robson Street this fall
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:27

The self-described "cultural department store" will take the place of the soon-to-close Forever 21. The Georgia Straight

The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies at age 46
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:28

The cause of death has not yet been released. The Georgia Straight

Robson Square cannabis vendors receive tepid warnings from Vancouver mayor and police
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:28

Vancouver's mayor has suggested the city could soon act against cannabis merchants who set up shop on the south side of the Vancouver Art Gallery. ...

Final Sears Canada stores shutter doors for good
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:27

All remaining Sears Canada stores will close their doors for good on Sunday, including 17 in Ontario. The department store chain had been in business ...

Peru struck by 7.1-magnitude earthquake
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:27

At least two people are dead and 65 are injured, according to the Peruvian government. The Georgia Straight

New bike lane proposed on Cambie Bridge in Vancouver
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:24

According to a city staff report, it would be created by reallocating a section of one of the three southbound travel lanes. The Georgia Straight

Public hearing scheduled for rezoning of Denny's Restaurant on West Broadway
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:26

It's one of four Denny's outlets within Vancouver city limits. The Georgia Straight

Vancouver park board will vote on new electric-vehicle-charging stations
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:30

If commissioners approve a staff recommendation, they'll be installed at the Dunbar, Killarney, and Trout Lake community centres. The Georgia Strai...

Bible in Canada linked to W-B family
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:28

This Holy Bible appears to be a family heirloom kept for generations after a couple was married in Wilkes-Barre in 1929. Nobody seems to know how it e...

Martyn Brown: The sick twists of Rich Coleman’s “Cuban dagger”
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:27

Even Christy Clark rightly saw fit to bow out of her job without trying to anoint an heir apparent, as did Carole James, Glen Clark, and Bill Vander Z...

Bible in Canada linked to Wilkes-Barre family
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:27

A Scranton Times-Tribune All Access subscription gets you complete access to both our print and digital publications, delivered to your home, desktop ...

Clinical depression led to judge being forced to resign from Supreme Court of Canada
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:25

Gerald Le Dain was widely admired for his intellect and his work ethic, not to mention his prescient views about cannabis. The Georgia Straight

Paper ballots protect against hacks, but other election cyberthreats loom
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:24

As the potential for cyberattacks to undermine the democratic process becomes alarmingly clear, Canadians can take some comfort in the fact that natio...

10 new and notable restaurants joining Dine Out Vancouver 2018
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:25

From Mexican fare to southern fried chicken to Japanese comfort food. The Georgia Straight

'Increased urgency' in dementia research as Canada's population continues to age
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:24

The fact that seniors outnumber children in Canada for the first time is adding "increased urgency" to dementia research and encouraging a new approac...

Flooding widespread throughout New Brunswick after weekend storm
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:26

A truck plows through a water loggedroad near Moncton Saturday. Heavy rains caused flooding and road washouts throughout the province. Canada News

David Eby posts speech on transnational money laundering and what he's doing to address B.C. housing crisis
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 16:24

At a December conference, Eby noted that "we don’t even know who the actual owners are of almost half of Vancouver’s most expensive properties bec...

14-point rebuttal to Keith Baldrey after he praises John Horgan for kicking Site C dam critics to the curb
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 14:25

The man with the most Twitter followers in the B.C. press gallery chortled "Oh boo hoo. Boo hoo hoo" to those who believe media coverage was a factor ...

Wet, windy and warm weather wreaks havoc in Atlantic Canada
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:26

A significant rain storm combined with above-normal temperatures has flooded homes, washed out roads and caused multiple power outages in the Atlantic...

Renters of Vancouver: “I have four kids. Our family is being evicted from our home.”
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:24

“Renters of Vancouver” takes an intimate look at how the city's residents are dealing with the housing crisis. The Georgia Straight

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