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The Latest: Crowd gathers at memorial for van attack victims
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:50

The latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring people : A crowd has gathered after nightfall in Toront...

New acts join Roots and Blues Festival lineup
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:30

Four acts with a decided world-music thrust are the most recent additions to what promises to be a weekend of inspired stand-alone shows on main stage...

First Weekend Club's Canada Screens qualifies to enable Canadian filmmakers to receive tax credits
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:25

Here's some good news that will offer Canadian filmmakers some assistance. The Georgia Straight

The magical world of Disney's Pixar comes to Science World this May
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:31

The interactive exhibition will offer Vancouverites a look at the STEM work that goes into beloved films like Toy Story and Monsters, Inc. The Geor...

Vancouver police report 40-percent surge in auto crime as Surrey RCMP nab thieves with bait car
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:27

Theft from vehicles increased in Vancouver from January to March. The Georgia Straight

Norman Armour reflects on the building and buzz of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:38

With a successful festival, a new arts headquarters, and a flood of show memories behind him, he's ready for his new Australian role. The Georgia S...

Rick and Morty fans take note: Multiverse expert Michio Kaku to give public lecture at UBC
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:25

World-famous theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku is coming to Vancouver this fall for a presentation at UBC.The talk by one of th...

Halifax looks at restricting flyer delivery
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:30

Nova Scotia's capital is considering restricting flyer and ad mail delivery, potentially joining other Canadian cities that give residents the opt...

B.C. government proposes giving cities powers to create rental-only housing zones
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:32

B.C.’s minister of municipal affairs and housing has tabled legislation that could give cities a new tool to create rental housing across the provin...

Arctic Monkeys play Vancouver on October 25
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:30

Tickets go on sale Friday. The Georgia Straight

One of the victims of Toronto van attack identified as Anne Marie D'Amico
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:55

City News Toronto sports reporter Danelle Michaud described herr as one of Tennis Canada's "brightest lights and biggest hearts". The Georgia Strai...

P.E.I. government website down for several hours after ransomware attack
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:27

The Prince Edward Island government website was back online Monday afternoon after a ransomware attack that blocked it for several hours. "The perpetr...

Toronto mass-murder suspect Alek Minassian declared Incel rebellion and praised misogynistic killer Elliot Rodger
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:37

The police officer who arrested him is being lauded as a hero. The Georgia Straight

Park board reduces estimated 4/20 clean-up after more thorough inspection
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:31

The lawntroversy continues following Vancouver’s 24th annual 4/20 protest and farmer’s market on Friday.This morning, the Vancouver park board (V...

In the news today, April 23
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:50

Some families of Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims are surprised to learn that error-riddled obituaries of their loved ones have been posted on a web...

An Uncommon Road is an uncommon book, dispelling enduring myths about Canada's Sikh community
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:48

On this weekend when the largest Vaisakhi celebration has taken place outside of India-in Surrey, British Columbia-there's no better time to refle...

a Ita s just like wea re forgotten peoplea : Indigenous evacuees waiting to go home
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:31

Paul Edwards, of the James Bay community of Fort Albany, Ont., is seen in the auditorium of the civic centre in Kapuskasing, Ont., on Thursday, April ...

RCMP spies saw womena s movement through a red-tinged prism,a new book says
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:59

About 1500 people are seen marching through the heavy snowfall in support of International Women's Day in Toronto, Ont., March 8, 1980. Canadian s...

Tories demand government explain how much a carbon price will cost Canadians
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:34

Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre will ask the House of Commons this week to force the government to show Canadians how much more they can ...

The actor who played Mini-Me, Verne Troyer, dies at 49
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:25

He launched his career as a stunt double in the 1990s before appearing in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, The Georgia Straight

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