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47 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, January 14
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 06:25

Keep busy with these events. The Georgia Straight

Why TIFF's Canada's Top Ten is More Important Than Ever
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 04:25

TIFF's annual celebration of the best in Canadian cinema feels more essential than ever before. Canada's Top Ten comes at a unique and potenti...

Green Living: Artist's salvaged exhibition forces Vancouverites to face “mindless” waste
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 02:24

New Delhi–based artist Asim Waqif assembled an interactive structure using wood and objects recovered from local landfills and transfer stations. ...

Exporters urging Ottawa to undo uneven application of Russian sanctions
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:26

Canadian exporters with long histories of doing business in Russia are urging the federal government to help them compete with foreign rivals that the...

a He understands whata s going on:a Accused Edmonton attacker fit to stand trial
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:26

Abdulahi Hasan Sharif is shown in an Edmonton Police Service handout photo. A man accused of attempted murder in a knife attack on a police officer ha...

Islamophobia exists in Canada - we must recognize it
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:25

The horrific killing of six Quebec Muslim men during evening prayers at their local mosque in Quebec City deeply shook Canadians across the country. I...

6 more women accuse maestro Dutoit, including 1 rape
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:30

Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, ...

Kitsilano redevelopment to displace Moderne Burger, Benny's Café, Kinome Japanese Kitchen, and Aria Florist
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:29

The impending project will affect four businesses. The Georgia Straight

Court ruling says homeowner threatened to give contractor a banner calling him Vancouver's worst builder
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:30

A laneway house at 3750 West 29th Avenue was the subject of a bitter legal battle. The Georgia Straight

Nordstrom teams with the North Face for exclusive capsule collaboration
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:30

Available in Vancouver, the limited-run collection draws from traditional South Asian garb and mountain-climbing culture. The Georgia Straight

Facebook share price falls after Mark Zuckerberg overhauls news feed
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:29

It was off 4.16 percent in the first hour of trading. The Georgia Straight

'It's a bad dream:' Daughter numb after Winnipeg couple killed in Jamaica
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 04:34

The daughter of a Winnipeg couple killed in Jamaica says she will travel there to see her parents one last time and make sure their deaths are thoroug...

Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda praises 'utterly talented' Come From Away
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 02:26

Hamilton creator Lin Manuel Miranda, pictured holding the cod, tweeted this photo after taking in a performance of Come From Away. Lin-Manuel Miranda ...

Vision Vancouver councillor Tim Stevenson won't seek reelection
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:25

His name won't be on the ballot after serving 15 years on Vancouver city council. The Georgia Straight

Reasonable Doubt: Can I audio or video record my ex?
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:31

By Jennifer LinYou’re dropping your child off at your ex’s house, in keeping with the parenting schedule you (reluctantly) agreed to during a stre...

Omar Khadr can't dodge US$134M civil judgement by recanting guilty plea: U.S. court filing
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:29

Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr cannot avoid a huge civil judgment against him by recanting the confession and guilty plea he made before an...

Baloney Meter: will Liberal carbon tax really mean paying more for everything?
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:32

As Canadians shivered through a brutal cold snap in recent weeks, anyone on the Conservative Party of Canada's fundraising list may have felt they...

In the news today, Jan. 11
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:28

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau turned angry heckling into enthusiastic applause as he fielded a question about the $ 10.5 million settlement for Omar ...

Hot Brown Honey throws a female-powered dance party that's well worth joining
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:24

Burlesque, acrobatics, beatboxes, and more mash together as talented women of colour claim their space and make some noise at the York Theatre. The...

Captain's Boil continues Lower Mainland expansion with forthcoming Robson, North Vancouver, Surrey spots
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 04:33

The Toronto-based seafood franchise offers an Asian-spiced, Cajun seafood boil–style experience that's literally hands-on. The Georgia Straight

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