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Canadian military's Exercise Northern Sojourn underway in Labrador
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 00:25

Exercise Northern Sojourn, the Canadian Army's annual advanced winter warfare training in Labrador, is taking place from March 2-11. - 5th Canadia...

Tegan and Sara, Murray McLauchlan, 'SCTV' producer to receive arts awards
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:49

Twin pop duo Tegan and Sara, singer-songwriter Murray McLauchlan, and one of the creators of "SCTV" are among the recipients of Canada's most pres...

Vancouver police arrest suspect in robbery of Weeds Glass and Gifts store on Victoria Drive
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:32

It came after high-quality video footage was released to the media. The Georgia Straight

Granville Street townhouse development gets attention of Shaughnessy residents’ association
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 03:25

Directors of the Shaughnessy Heights Property Owners’ Association will discuss the townhouse project proposed at 4575 Granville Street. The Georg...

Carole James hints at changes to B.C. empty home tax
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:38

Two days after introducing Canada's first "speculation tax" on empty homes, B.C. Finance Minister Carole James was emphatic . People who don't...

Ayreborn Audio/Video Inc. is a tech-lover's paradise
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:37

Ayreborn Audio/Video Inc., specializes in the custom design and installation of audio, video, and home automation systems. The Georgia Straight

In the news today, March 7
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:34

The federal government has been eyeing changes that would allow authorities to more quickly identify people considered unfit to have guns for reasons ...

B.C. wine ban lifted too soon, Alberta's Jason Kenney says
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 12:38

Alberta United Conservative leader Jason Kenney spent a few days in B.C. this week. Black Press legislature reporter Tom Fletcher spoke with him about...

The Strangers: Prey at Night a ho-hum sight
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:42

After 30 minutes or so of boring family drama, something actually happens. The Georgia Straight

Meditation Park gets inside Vancouver's East Side
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:34

How many times have you walked past an old lady with a shopping bag and thought, “I wonder what her story is.” The Georgia Straight

New vaccine targets pneumonia, blood poisoning, meningitis among children in Canada's North
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 06:39

Karen Pauls is an award-winning journalist who has been a national news reporter in Manitoba since 2004. She has travelled across Canada and around th...

Canada will meet climate targets despite emissions gap: Environment minister
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 04:41

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna listens to a question during a press conference on the government's environmental and...

Regular gasoline tops $1.50 per litre in Vancouver
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:25

It's still a bargain compared to the $ 1.69.9 per litre that motorists are paying for Esso Supreme. The Georgia Straight

Kenney threatens to limit flow of oil to B.C., and put toll on natural gas
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:25

Jason Kenney, Alberta's Opposition leader and candidate for premier, says his government would ensure "serious consequences" for British Columbia ...

U.S. proposed steel, aluminum tariffs leave uncertainty for B.C. site
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 20:30

President Donald Trump has lobbed a grenade of uncertainty onto the NAFTA negotiating table, suggesting Monday that tariffs on Canadian and Mexican st...

Minor earthquake shakes southern Vancouver Island
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 18:26

A small earthquake shook southern Vancouver Island tonight (March 6).According to Earthquakes Canada (part of the federal Natural Resources Canada), t...

In the news today, March 6
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:33

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told U.S. President Donald Trump that his threatened tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will not make a new NAFTA...

How Okanagan seniors can outsmart scammers
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:29

Tugging at your personal heart strings and pressure to respond to inquiries immediately are the two favourite tactics for scammers. While social media...

Meet an astronaut, take a free flight, ride in a tank
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:26

Pilot Kirsten Brazier had a dream a decade ago to create one of the largest outreach events to inspire females to get into aviation, aerospace, marine...

Canada well-positioned to handle NAFTA turmoil: Morneau
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:29

Federal Finance minister Bill Morneau speaks at an event in Toronto on Monday March 5, 2018. A strong economy is allowing Canadian officials to push f...

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