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New mother who lost limbs to flesh-eating disease sues Halifax hospital
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:33

Lindsey Hubley was diagnosed with flesh-eating disease four days after giving birth and is now a quadruple amputee, has undergone a total hysterectomy...

Cookbooks savour all the flavours of autumn
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 04:31

The current batch of new works runs the gamut from healing foods and family dinners to citrusy fish and patriotic sweets. The Georgia Straight

Nova Scotia fines Northern Pulp mill about $700 for failing stack test
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:25

HALIFAX _ A pulp mill in Nova Scotia's Pictou County has been fined about $ 700 by the province for failing a stack test in June. Environment Min...

Police in Sherwood Park look for thief with pants full of meat
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:26

Strathcona RCMP are asking for the public’s help identifying a man accused of filling his pants with stolen meat.According to police, between 1 p.m....

Canucks believe middle-class dream replaced by nightmare: Poll
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 22:28

New data out from top pollster Ekos show Canadians are down on their own economic lot and feel their fortunes slipping. Canada stories

Sackville man charged in fatal crash rearrested, facing more charges
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:29

Patrick Cole, 27, pictured here leaving the Moncton courthouse on July 31 after being granted bail, was rearrested on Oct. 8. A Sackville man charged ...

Thompson Rivers University vice-president died of accidental overdose: family
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:28

Christopher Seguin, a vice-president at Thompson Rivers University, died of an accidental drug overdose in September, his family said in a statement r...

Justin Trudeau talks Donald Trump at Washington gala as first daughter Ivanka looks on
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:35

With Ivanka Trump looking on, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explained why he’s hoping to get her father to include progressive ideas like protection...

UK's Dance Consortium to Present Canada's Ballet British Columbia in 2018
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:34

Dance Consortium, a group of 19 large-scale venues with a shared passion for bringing the best international contemporary dance to the UK, announces d...

David Suzuki: It's time to nix neonics
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:30

The Canadian government is banning plastic microbeads in toiletries. Although designed to clean us, they’re polluting the environment, putting the h...

Sears Canada looking to close all remaining stores, leave 12,000 out of work
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:28

Sears Canada Inc. has decided to shut its doors and is seeking approval to liquidate its roughly 130 remaining stores — leaving another 12,000 emplo...

Premier John Horgan issues statement after visiting Indigenous opponents of fish farming
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 06:27

The meeting took place in the community of 'Namgis. The Georgia Straight

Vancouver activists lay stakes in Ottawa to call federal attention to drug-overdose deaths
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:42

A memorial and protest that’s travelled from Vancouver to Ottawa has made it to the steps of Parliament Hill. The Georgia Straight

Judy Zaichkowsky: I have the experience needed to ensure good governance at the Vancouver school board
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 02:30

A Green candidate for the Vancouver school board says her experience on SFU's board will help her provide good governance for the district. The Geo...

'Truth-telling helped us, and it's helping Canada,' says residential school survivor
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:26

Residential school survivor Ted Quewezance and his family spent Thanksgiving weekend together. Quewezance hopes other survivors will have the courage ...

Federal government to announce payout of $800M to Indigenous victims of ’60s Scoop
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 22:27

The federal government has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to survivors of the '60s Scoop for the harm suffered by Indigenous children w...

Cody and Corey Manyshots were doomed from birth, says lawyer
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:25

Two brothers who brutally kidnapped and raped a Calgary teen were doomed from birth, one of their lawyers said Thursday. Canada stories

Injured bear won't be helped as province eyes law review
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:26

While insisting there's no necessity in rescuing an injured bruin west of the city, the province said Thursday it's reviewing its policy banning re...

African-Nova Scotian activists push for discussion about slavery reparations
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:38

African-Nova Scotian organizers say it's time for a centuries-overdue discussion about Canada's legacy of slavery, its lasting harms on black ...

The art of not getting a deal: Trump tactics seen as way to kill NAFTA
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:27

As the fourth round of talks in the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation begins this week near Washington, a consensus is growing that a ...

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