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Troubling study shows tens of thousands leaving Canada for healthcare due to long health-care wait times [Video]
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 18:28

Tens of thousands of Canadians are being forced to travel abroad to receive the healthcare they need. Canada stories

Calgary Stampede 2017 guide: 7 reasons to jump on the bandwagon
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:31

It's time to break in those cowboy boots: The Calgary Stampede is hurdling through Calgary, Canada, from July 7 to 16. Dubbed "the greatest outdoo...

Your horoscope for June 29 to July 5, 2017
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:31

Over this next week, summer pleasures, national birthdays, and the heat are the main attention getters, but the stars have other matters on the front ...

Police make arrests during Indigenous demonstration on Parliament Hill
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:32

A number of people were arrested on Parliament Hill Wednesday evening during an Indigenous demonstration. Canada stories

Seven stories in the news for today, June 28
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:37

New U.S. anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood announced this week were lower than expected and that has Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr hoping...

Carcass of right whale being towed to P.E.I. to determine cause of death
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:27

Researchers examine one of the six North Atlantic right whales that have died in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in a recent handout photo. The Canadian Coas...

Top 25 Canadian Immigrants 2017 include Vancouver's Chan Hon Goh, Danny Ramadan, Yuen Pau Woo, and more
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:45

The ninth annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants is presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine. The Georgia Straight

'Don't expect much'; Peter Mansbridge's sign-off from 'The National' will be low-key
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:28

Peter Mansbridge doesn’t want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor’s chair at CBC’s “The National.” Canada stories

History's half-man: How a top public servant was snubbed in this famous Canadian photo
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:29

The Citizen asked Randy Boswell, a longtime Ottawa journalist and Carleton University professor, to reconstruct life in the capital on the day Canada ...

Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bond
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:27

A judge on Wednesday ordered a Canadian man to remain in jail while he faces a charge of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan, in ...

Health Canada issues medical marijuana cultivation licence to Delta-based Zenabis
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:29

Annacis Island will soon be home to much more than industrial sites and wastewater treatment plants. The Georgia Straight

Canada 150+: Canada Day 2017, related events, and more
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:28

How will you celebrate Canada's 150th sesquicentennial? The Georgia Straight

Home search: Couple discovers ownership can be cheaper than renting
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:27

Rachel Ralph and her husband, Steve, never imagined being able to buy in Vancouver. The Georgia Straight

News 33 mins ago 10:01 a.m.Refugees flood Canada from the U.S.
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:30

What started as a mere spike in new refugee arrivals, has become an established trend of refugees illegally crossing the border from the United States...

New frozen-dessert spot creates liquid-nitrogen treats to intoxicating effect
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:29

Everything from sparkling wine to Jack Daniel's shows up in 77K Freeze's treats. The Georgia Straight

City staff recommends Proportional Representation Citizens' Assembly after 2018 election
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:32

A report going to a Vancouver council committee says political contributions do not create a conflict of interest for elected officials. The Georgi...

'Did he find it in a Cracker Jack (box), or what?'; Trudeau blasted for suggesting Harper left him with $18B deficit
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:31

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Tuesday that his Liberal government has been keeping its promise to be fiscally responsible and blamed the prev...

Hamilton home of mobster Musitano riddled with bullets [Photos]
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:28

Police say they believe a Hamilton home associated with an Ontario mobster family was “specifically targeted” in a shooting incident early Tues...

Six stories in the news for today, June 27
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:28

A worker tidies up the wood pile at a lumber yard Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Montreal. Canada's softwood lumber industry faces average duties of a...

Record-breaking Canadian sniper should be celebrated, Trudeau says
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:35

The record-breaking kill shot by a Canadian sniper in Iraq should be “celebrated,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. Canada stories

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