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NATO researcher warns of Russian interference in 2019 Canadian election
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:35

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu as they attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Un...

Chor Leoni awards composer Marie-Claire Saindon first prize in C/4 competition
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:28

The Quebec artist's Mer calme was awarded the $ 2,000 first prize by the judges’ panel. The Georgia Straight

British Columbia appoints task force to review mining sector
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 06:26

The British Columbia government has appointed a 12-member task force of industry, Indigenous and labour leaders to measure the current state the provi...

Cannabis advocate Dana Larsen launches petition to garner support for 4/20 protest and festival
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:32

With less than two months before Vancouver's annual gigantic weed celebration, organizers once again don't have permission from the park board. Th...

Cronos Group becomes first Canadian cannabis company to trade on NASDAQ
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 22:25

While some are pleased with corporatization and heavy government regulation, others worry about the long-term implications for mom and pop pot shops. ...

SUV collides with commercial trailer in serious accident on Hwy. 1
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:24

A Quebec man has been charged for failing to keep right after causing a serious collision near Revelstoke Sunday evening. The 52-year-old was driving ...

First Nations say they've secured major work stoppage on Site C dam in advance of injunction application
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:28

It's premature to conclude that the $ 10.7-billion megaproject is a done deal. The Georgia Straight

In the news today, Feb. 26
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:26

A man with an attempted murder conviction who was invited to a reception with Justin Trudeau in India says he had a friendly relationship with the pri...

Energy group calls for better tax and regulation to restore competitiveness
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:29

The head of the group that represents Canada's oil and gas industry is calling on the federal government to cut taxes and ease regulatory burdens ...

Peter Fricker: Chickens are birds, just like eagles, but they get no respect
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:27

It seems the world loves chicken but not chickens.When KFC in the United Kingdom recently ran out of chicken, there was near panic, with customers com...

Songwriter finds new calling in advocating for sexual assault survivors
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:31

Prince Edward Island singer-songwriter Kinley Dowling is shown in a handout photo. When Dowling released a song two years ago detailing her prom night...

Sentencing hearing for N.S. sailboat captain convicted of smuggling cocaine
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 06:30

A Nova Scotia sailboat captain is due in court today to be sentenced for smuggling 250 kilograms of cocaine found on his vessel. Sixty-eight-year-old ...

GasBuddy analyst Dan McTeague forecasts rising gasoline prices in Metro Vancouver
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 04:29

The former Liberal member of Parliament says it could reach $ 1.49.9 per litre by Wednesday (February 28). The Georgia Straight

Demographics can help identify migrants to Canada at high risk of TB
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:27

Demographic characteristics can help identify groups of immigrants in Canada at high risk of tuberculosis , according to new research in CMAJ . "Scree...

Concert-goers unfazed by Hedley sexual misconduct allegations
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 22:28

A fan wearing a t-shirt for the rock group Hedley sits in the crowd before the band's concert in Halifax on Friday. The band has been dropped by t...

Gurpreet Singh: Canada-India framework on terrorism remains silent on Hindutva extremism
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 20:30

It's a one-sided policy document that only points to threats posed by minority groups and not by those groups that employ violence in the name of the ...

This week in video games, February 26, 2018: Redesigned, updated Shadow of the Colossus returns to fill us with guilt
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 18:30

This week, learn more about the characters in Destiny and how you can attend the Electronic Entertainment Expo this June. But first, the 2005 game Sha...

Photos: LunarFest comes to Vancouver Art Gallery plaza
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:45

You could tell it was the year of the dog by the giant inflatable husky overlooking West Georgia Street. The Georgia Straight

Round dance calling for justice for Tina Fontaine blocks Regina intersection
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:38

Rallies in Canadian cities that were sparked by the acquittal of a man accused of murdering an Indigenous teen in Winnipeg continued Saturday, includi...

Canada can't put off constitutional talks forever, although the idea petrifies many
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:56

At their convention this month, federal New Democrats embraced a resolution calling the 1982 adoption of a new Constitution without Quebec's conse...

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