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Universities introducing term limits for Canada Research Chairs to meet diversity targets
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:38

The University of Ottawa, which has frequently fallen short of its targets, says it is now limiting Tier 1 chairs to two terms as a way to get new aca...

'We bury a lot of youth': Somali-Canadian community cries out for action after 2 fatal shootings
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 02:25

Makda is a CBC Video-Journalist, who from time to time fills in as TV news anchor and a newsreader on Here and Now and Fresh Air. She worked in newsro...

Trudeau talks women's rights and NAFTA in speech to Mexican Senate
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:27

Progressive labour standards and greater action to advance women’s rights are key to ensuring society’s support for a modernized NAFTA deal, Prime...

Sears Canada in court seeking approval to liquidate remaining stores
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 22:37

Sears Canada is due in court today to seek approval for a full liquidation of its remaining stores as early as Oct. 19, putting another 12,000 empl...

Joshua Boyle: He's perhaps best known for his link to Khadr family
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:27

Joshua Boyle, now free after five years of captivity in Afghanistan, is perhaps best known for his brief marriage to Omar Khadr’s older sister. C...

Google goes to end of the earth in new Street View of Ellesmere Island
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:27

As part of a deal with Parks Canada, the internet giant is now showcasing Street View images of one of the remotest places on the planet - Quttinirpaa...

How prepared is Canada for a nuclear attack? 'We get on our knees and pray'
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:26

It's unclear how well North Korea has mastered missile guidance systems - meaning a misfire is possible. And Canada could also become a 'demon...

Ikea to open London, Ont., store in fall 2019 as it works to grow Canadian presence
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:36

Ikea Canada is readying to open a new store in London, Ont., in the fall of 2019 after the success of a pickup and order point it operates in the city...

Thanks for Giving's vivid acting and writing is something to be grateful for
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:32

We're so immersed in this family, we want to spend time with them and we want to savour it. All that, and Kevin Loring's play tackles deep Indigenous ...

Janet Fraser: Looking back and looking forward at the VSB by-election
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:33

The Green candidate and previous trustee says she's optimistic about working with a new provincial government that holds public education in high rega...

Patti Bacchus: Premier Horgan comes through with money for brand-new Vancouver schools
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:24

Premier John Horgan brought $ 46.9 million worth of good news for two Vancouver communities this Wednesday with an announcement that Begbie and Bayvi...

Canada aligning with U.K. to fight global growth in coal-fired electricity
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:30

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna makes her way to speak with media at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on ...

Canadian man, family held hostage in Afghanistan are released
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:37

A Canadian man, his American wife and their three young children have been released after being held captive for years by a network with ties to th...

Calgary university gets grant for preservation of music collection
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:31

The largest music archive in Canada is being preserved at the University of Calgary and contains compilations from some of this country's most wel...

Captive Amanda Lindhout begged mother to pay ransom after severe beating
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:33

After a year in captivity, Amanda Lindhout begged her mother during a frantic phone call to quickly come up with a hefty ransom because her Somalian a...

Your horoscope for October 12 to 18, 2017
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:28

Enjoy but play it safe with alcohol, drugs, and driving. The Georgia Straight

B.C. assisted dying advocates dismayed by federal challenge to law
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:26

Severely ill Canadians who don't qualify for medical help in dying will suffer even longer while they wait to find out whether the federal governm...

Trump and Trudeau hint at Canada-U.S. free trade deal if NAFTA fails [Video]
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:33

For the first time, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is acknowledging that the North American Free Trade Agreement could be in trouble. Canada stories

Liberals ditch memo calling for employee-discount tax, pending review
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:32

The federal government has instructed the Canada Revenue Agency to remove a controversial tax policy interpretation that would have seen employees tax...

VIFF 2017: Aki Kaurismäki is at his best with The Other Side of Hope
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:29

The Finnish director returns with a typically deadpan look at the refugee crisis in Northern Europe The Georgia Straight

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