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Ex-Tory leader Ambrose says 'western alienation' is very real and dangerous
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:01

The concept of "western alienation" is real and dangerous, and people in the region feel as though their aspirations aren't in line with those in ...

B.C. outreach group partners with app developer to improve safety of sex workers
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:46

Angie Lohr, President of Hope Outreach is seen in Kelowna, B.C., on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. An outreach group supporting vulnerable women in British C...

Justin Trudeau coming to Charlottetown to receive 2017 Symons Medal
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 22:26

Confederation Centre of the Arts announced today that the 2017 Symons Medal will be awarded to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The award will be presen...

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh stops short of support for drug legalization despite more overdose deaths
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:33

During his campaign for leadership of the NDP, Singh made national headlines when he called for the Trudeau government to decriminalize all drugs, inc...

Capture Photography Festival invites photographers to submit their work for a public art installation
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:34

The winning images will be installed at the King Edward Canada Line station. The Georgia Straight

David Suzuki: U.S. climate report leaves little room for doubt
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:29

It seems odd that a major U.S. government climate report released November 3 didn’t receive more media attention. But the main thing newsworthy abou...

Seven stories in the news for today, Nov. 7
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:33

The Trudeau government's politically bruised promise to ensure "tax fairness" for the middle class has taken another beating amid unfolding revela...

Hub restaurant closes in Vancouver's Yaletown but may reopen in suburbs
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:36

The local restaurant chainlet Hub has shut down its Yaletown location. The Georgia Straight

Accused killer tells of meeting Mr. Big in Red Deer triple-murder trial
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 04:30

Janice Johnston is an award-winning journalist in Edmonton who has covered the courts and crime for more than two decades. You can reach her at janice...

Lights plays the Vogue Theatre on January 30 and 31
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:33

Tickets go on sale this Friday. The Georgia Straight

Cypress Mountain officially opens for skiing and snowboarding this Friday (November 10)
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:25

Opening day tickets will be 40% off. The Georgia Straight

Sima Nuri: Government should make it easier to follow healthy-eating guidelines
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:51

By Sima NuriThis year the Canadian government has issued a new draft of its healthy-eating guide, which, ultimately, encourages a shift away from anim...

Losing a war criminal in Canada's access to information system
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:27

Ottawa cared even less about our ATIP request than it did about finding one of its most 'Wanted'. And that wasn't much. Canada News

Get irie at Sound Salutations, a reggae yoga fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Maria
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:28

This Wednesday, yogis of all levels are invited to take their practices out of the studio and onto the dance floor for an evening of reggae, yoga, and...

Feds seeking TPP changes on intellectual property, supply management and culture
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:25

Canadian negotiators are pushing for three key changes to the original Trans-Pacific Partnership as leaders of the remaining countries interested in r...

Families losing patience for no-fly kid woes, taking their case to Ottawa
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 06:32

A gaggle of young constituents - and their parents - will descend on Parliament Hill today to press politicians to resolve ongoing airport hassles chi...

Dvsn plays the Vogue Theatre on January 21
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 04:36

Tickets go on sale this Friday. The Georgia Straight

Paradise Papers: Leaks Show UK Queen's, US Commerce...
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 02:28

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin's inner circle, according to a vast leak of financ...

Study finds 'alarming rate' of OD deaths among young Indigenous people in B.C.
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:27

People stand by as 2,224 wooden stakes representing the number of confirmed overdose deaths in British Columbia over the last three years, many of the...

This week in video games, November 6, 2017: Super Mario Odyssey is another reason to get a Nintendo Switch
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:25

This week, sad news about Lego Dimensions, and at Paris Games Week, PlayStation had lots to say about what's coming from them. But first, Super Mario ...

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