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B.C. Liberal MLA says if government wants to grow economy, it would replace workers with software and machines
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:32

Laurie Throness also cited Fraser Institute research as he questioned the value of state-provided childcare. The Georgia Straight

Is Vancouver the second-toughest market in the NHL?
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 10:27

Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman thinks so The Georgia Straight

Vancouver Native Health says funding change will likely mean agency loses longtime HIV program
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:25

A Downtown Eastside clinic designed for Indigenous people living with HIV/AIDS is in danger of losing funding to another nonprofit. The Georgia Str...

Cannabis company chaired by ex-premier Mike Harcourt says new facility will bring jobs to B.C. logging community
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 06:26

True Leaf will break ground on a 40-acre parcel of land in Lumby, B.C. on March 2, to begin the construction of its 25,000-square-foot medicinal canna...

Research firm touts Newfoundland and Labrador seaweed as cancer inhibitor
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 04:26

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A cancer researcher says he's cautiously optimistic about an East Coast ocean technology company's apparent discovery o...

Theatre Under the Stars set to stage Cinderella and 42nd Street this summer
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 02:31

The summer musicals series takes place in Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park from July 4 to August 18. The Georgia Straight

VanDusen Botanical Garden will unveil new destination for bird lovers
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:25

The Backyard Bird Garden is being opened less than six months before Vancouver hosts the 27th International Ornithological Congress. The Georgia St...

The Death of Stalin and three other picks from the Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 22:25

Armando Iannuci's very black comedy tops a strong bill of movies at the new festival. The Georgia Straight

Parents, Muslim group welcome budget's $81 million for federal no-fly fixes
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 20:27

Parents of young children and a national Muslim group are welcoming a federal budget commitment to address fairness and privacy concerns with Canada&#...

Suspect arrested in armed, high-risk takedown in North Vancouver
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 18:26

North Vancouver RCMP have one man in custody following a high-risk takedown on the Upper Levels Highway Tuesday afternoon. Agassiz RCMP requested assi...

Feds tighten tax rules for small businesses and passive income in budget
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:32

The Liberal government moved to tighten the tax rules for small businesses in the federal budget Tuesday as it fine tuned the changes that prompted an...

Kristen Scott Thomas adds some life to The Party
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:28

Sally Potter's latest feature provides some expert thespians with the opportunity to riff wildly. The Georgia Straight

On 20th anniversary of Big Wreck’s first LP, Ian Thornley reflects on foibles of youth
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:31

He admits that he used to take things far too seriously and sometimes was a bit of a dick. The Georgia Straight

Driven by the opioid crisis, mothers become activists and call on Ottawa to decriminalize drugs
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:48

A group of parents called Moms Stop the Harm wants B.C. doctors paying more attention to their patients' prescription histories and for Ottawa to get ...

Gangster Jarrod Bacon mistakenly released from prison 16 months too early
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 04:26

Former Red Scorpions gangster Jarrod Bacon was released from prison 16 months earlier than he should have been last year due to a mistake in his files...

Directive issued to Northern Pulp after ash leak earlier this month
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 02:27

Nova Scotia's Environment Department released a directive Tuesday to the Northern Pulp mill for a leak earlier this month. Nova Scotia's Envir...

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Early Music Vancouver's Goldberg Variations featuring Angela Hewitt
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:25

On March 7 at 7:30 p.m., Early Music Vancouver presents pianist Angela Hewitt in a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations at...

Federal budget increases low-cost loans for new rental housing
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 20:25

It remains an open question whether this will put a serious dent in Metro Vancouver's extremely low vacancy rate. The Georgia Straight

Sooke remembers Norman Nelson
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 18:28

Orchestra members described Nelson to be like an oak tree, as he firmly stood before them and "conducted with such power." "The orchestra is just one ...

In the news today, Feb. 27
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:44

Gender equality and the birth of a national pharmacare plan are expected to be key elements of today's federal budget. One thing Finance Minister ...

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