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Charges laid against Lloydminster man in 'tragic crash' as RCMP defend policy that ended pursuit
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 02:32

A vehicle being stolen is not a serious enough offence on its own to warrant a potentially-dangerous high-speed police pursuit, an RCMP spokesman said...

Mona Nemer named Canada's new science advisor
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:25

Mona Nemer, a specialist in the genetics of heart disease and a long time vice-president of research at the University of Ottawa, has been named Canad...

U.S. slaps 219% duty on Canada’s Bombardier jets
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 22:26

Bombardier’s hopes for breaking into the U.S. commercial aviation market took a massive blow on Tuesday, as the U.S. Department of Commerce propo...

Design of new housing supplement critical to its success, CMHC head says
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:27

Evan Siddall, chief executive officer of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, is pictured in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Canada News

Uber says will pull out of Canada's Quebec province
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:26

Ride-hailing service Uber will stop operating in the Canadian province of Quebec, CBC News reported on Tuesday, deciding to pull out rather than abide...

Elderly pedestrian dies more than a week after being struck in East Van intersection
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:25

The collision occurred in a marked crosswalk at Commercial Drive and East 12th Avenue. The Georgia Straight

Swiss police lead to child pornography arrest in St. James
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:27

A child porn investigation started in Switzerland has found its way to Winnipeg and led to the arrest of a 24-year-old man in St. James. Canada ...

Mystery disappearance of Calgary man now a homicide [Video]
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:28

Calgary police have confirmed the death of a 30-year-old man who disappeared a year ago has been deemed a homicide and say investigators believe se...

Halifax men plead guilty in prison assault of accused killer Dennis Oland
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 08:33

Dennis Oland heads from Court of Queen's Bench in Saint John, N.B. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 after a hearing to set a date for his new second-degr...

Trudeau won't weigh in on Kurdish independence, citing Quebec...
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 06:32

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pointed to his own experience in two Quebec referendums to explain why Canada won't weigh in on the push for ind...

From Japanese design objects to kaleidoscopic bartops, here's what to see at IDS Vancouver 2017
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 04:25

We help you navigate the mammoth design festival with a handy guide to this year's best—and most Instagrammable—features. The Georgia Straight

Cannabis-friendly fitness classes are here: What to expect when you attend
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 02:31

Flower & Freedom classes don’t actually involve cannabis consumption, but are instead a part of our contemporary approach to consumer education,...

Thelma Chalifoux, former senator and Metis activist, dies in Alberta at 88
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:27

Chalifoux's daughter, Debbie Coulter, says her mother passed away Friday evening at a care home in St. Albert, near Edmonton, and had been in decl...

B.C. man acquitted of four terrorism charges related to Facebook posts
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 22:30

A British Columbia man accused of using his Facebook account to express support of "lone wolf" terrorist attacks has been acquitted of all charges. Ot...

Trudeau milking the middle class [Video]
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:27

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s most- repeated boast has now been exposed as a lie. Canada stories

Canadaa s chief negotiator says too soon to tell if new NAFTA by year end
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:25

In this April 21, 2008 file photo, national flags of the United States, Canada, and Mexico fly in the breeze in New Orleans. The Canadian government i...

South Georgia Food Bank takes special delivery from Canada
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:34

Prince Edward Island, Canada shipped more than 42,000 pounds of vegetables to Second Harvest of South Georgia's Thomasville distribution center. "...

The names of victims and offenders whose names are under publication bans are appearing in Google searches [Video]
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:46

New and startling evidence of Google's ability to possibly defeat court- ordered publication bans has emerged as an Ottawa law firm prepares a cla...

Canadian comedian Rick Mercer decides to end a Mercer Reporta after 15 seasons
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:27

In an interview with The Canadian Press, Mercer said there was no "seismic event or epiphany that this should be the end. It's still the best job ...

Vancouver's Marcus Youssef is up for nation's largest theatre award, the Siminovitch Prize
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:38

Playwright and actor is the creative force and collaborator behind such hits as Winners and Losers, Leftovers, and Ali & Ali. The Georgia Strai...

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