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In Photos: Here's what an extreme cold snap looks like in Canada
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 20:28

As the extreme cold snap continues across most of the country, that doesn't mean Canadians are taking it lying down. Despite the cold cancelling m...

We're probably all having more sex: The bizarre effects of the Canadian deep freeze
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:26

Zoo penguins are being brought indoors to warm up, trains are grinding to a halt and polar bear dips were cancelled to avoid killing people It's r...

Video: Vancouver Polar Bear Swim draws thousands to English Bay
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:27

Another New Year's Day has been marked by the annual frigid dip into the waters off the West End. The Georgia Straight

Sunken warships are the ultimate treasure - unless Canada can protect 'ocean graves'
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:25

As diving becomes more advanced, nine wartime ships in Canadian waters - most sunk by German U-boats - are highly vulnerable to thieves Recent reports...

Dermod Travis: Rapture that comes from building Site C dam will come home to roost
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:33

And it's not going to be pretty, according to the executive director of Integrity B.C. The Georgia Straight

Trudeau calls on Canadians to work together in 2018 to build a better future
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 06:26

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a gala celebrating the career and retirement of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley McLa...

'Deeply respected' former B.C. pilot among 6 dead in Australia crash
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 04:28

Seaplane pilot Gareth Morgan was originally from North Vancouver. Morgan was one of six people who died after a single-engine plane went down on the H...

Calgary and Edmonton join growing list of cities to cancel New Year's Eve plans
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 22:24

A long-lasting cold snap is leading more cities to cancel or adjust their New Year's Eve plans, including Edmonton and Calgary. The cities join a ...

Queen of Burnaby's highest bid rises to $15,020
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 20:26

On Christmas Day, the Straight reported that only one bid had come in for a 52-year-old B.C. Ferries vessel on the auction block.The offer at that tim...

New Year’s resolutions for the Vancouver Canucks: Defence, goalies and management edition
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 14:25

With 2018 right around the corner, it’s time for members of the Vancouver Canucks to reflect on the year that was, and prepare for what comes next. ...

Canada 150 year ends on cold note but Joly says Canadians celebrated warmly
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:30

She doesn't shy away from mentioning the torrential rains that flooded Parliament Hill's Canada Day show and tries to laugh off the frosty tem...

Young driver facing multiple charges after Mount Pearl arrest
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 04:27

Mount Pearl, N.L. - A 19-year-old man was arrested around 9 p.m. Saturday after police responded to a traffic complainant in the Castle Bridge Drive a...

Premier John Horgan releases New Year's message to British Columbians
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 02:24

"From addressing housing affordability to tackling the opioid crisis, and the ongoing recovery from last year's devastating wildfires, we have no shor...

Fire destroys home near Tignish leaving a family of three homeless
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:26

A family of three has been displaced by a fire that destroyed their house last night several kilometres southeast of Tignish near the western tip of P...

Cold Facts: Canada's coldest city? A tie. Both are in Saskatchewan
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 22:25

The South Saskatchewan River is seen on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, a cold day in Saskatoon. On Feb. 1, 1893, the temperature dropped to a ridiculous -50 ...

Tragedy, debt and Mary Brown's snowbirding to Florida - 2017 had it all in N.L.
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 20:25

Cortney Lake's mother, Lisa Lake, makes a statement to the media in November about her daughter's homicide. - Joe Gibbons The most read Telegr...

William Shatner, Ken Lum, Chief Robert Joseph, and Cornelia Oberlander on new Order of Canada list
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 18:25

Gov.-Gen. Julie Payette also named several Vancouver scientific researchers, as well as jazz guitarist Oliver Gannon and architec Richard Henriquez. ...

58 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, December 31
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 16:32

Keep busy with these events. The Georgia Straight

Vancouver Tenants Union plans demonstration against eviction of senior at Belvedere Court
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 14:26

The group says the last pockets of affordability are disappearing in Mount Pleasant. The Georgia Straight

New census numbers show Montreal to be Canada's most trilingual city
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 12:30

While some politicians and Quebec nationalists fretted in 2017 over the perception Montreal has become too bilingual, new data from the 2016 census re...

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