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Cause and effect
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:30

TransCanada’s cancellation of the Energy East pipeline demonstrates that elections matter and we get what we vote for. Canada stories

Justin Trudeau, Stephen Harper to talk NAFTA in D.C. on same day
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:39

In an ironic scheduling twist, the current prime minister and his predecessor will both be in Washington, speaking on the same day, about the same iss...

VIFF 2017: A grandmother liberates herself in Czech Republic's Ice Mother
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:27

A widowed grandmother finally finds the opportunity to define herself on her own terms. The Georgia Straight

The oily excuses of Justin Trudeau
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:54

A government unwilling to take responsibility for its actions is a government Canadians can not trust. Canada stories

Horse rescued from sewage pit dies with owners at its side
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 04:33

WASKATENAU, Alta. — An Alberta horse that was rescued from a sewage pit has died, but its owner says she’s thankful she was able to clean the anim...

Manslaughter charges against alleged fentanyl dealers piling up across Canada
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:28

Denise Lane and her daughter Megan sit with the urn containing the ashes of her son Shawn in Innisfil, Ont. on Friday October 6, 2017. Canada News

Hany Abu-Assad is proud of challenging disaster movie
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:29

Hany Abu-Assad says his new movie 'The Mountain Between Us' is one of the most honest films he has made because of the extremely challenging c...

Man arrested in Mount Pearl, charged with assault, possession of a weapon
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 22:27

A man was arrested in Mount Pearl last night after police received a report of a person with a weapon. A man was arrested in Mount Pearl on Sunday nig...

Trudeau vowed to legalize marijuana across Canada by July. It hasn’t been that easy.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 20:25

OTTAWA - Canada is set to become the first industrialized nation to legalize and regulate marijuana from production to consumption by next July, b...

Would the real Pierre Tremblay please stand up? Two Quebec mayoral candidates have same name
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:30

The next mayor of Les Eboulements, Que. will definitely be Pierre Tremblay, but voters will have to decide which one. Canada stories

Singer gives up city to be artist-in-residence at her own P.E.I. microbrewery
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:24

Ashley Condon spent years in Toronto, a singer-songwriter contemplating more years of wearily heading to her next road gig. "At the end of the day I j...

Justin Trudeau’s quest to be crowned King of Weed
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:07

Since doper Marc Emery has claimed title of the Prince of Pot, perhaps it is time to crown Justin Trudeau the King of Weed. Canada stories

Feds' costs to fight lawsuit from moms denied benefits tops $2.5 million
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:32

OTTAWA — Federal lawyers have racked up a legal bill of more than $ 2.36 million fighting a group of women who allegedly were wrongly denied sickne...

Seth Rogen praises women for speaking out against Harvey Weinstein
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:26

Today, the Weinstein Company fired its namesake following last week's revelations in the New York Times. The Georgia Straight

West Vancouver police investigate shots fired in British Properties
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:46

No one was injured and no suspects have been arrested. The Georgia Straight

Onscreen/Offscreen: Sofia Bohdanowicz and the cinema of forgetting
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 06:25

Toronto's most celebrated DIY director finds the space between what is and what was. The Georgia Straight

Saint John man dies in Trans-Canada crash
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 04:26

A 55-year-old Saint John made has died after a two vehicle crash on the TransCanada Highway near Waasis. A 55-year-old man from Saint John has died af...

Jean Swanson rouses supporters with calls for rent freeze and an end to prejudice against addicts
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 02:25

She's modelling her campaign on that of Kshama Swant, an outspoken Seattle city councillor who led a successful fight for a $ 15 an hour minimum wage...

Canucks Game #1: Vancouver beats Edmonton on the ice and in the stands
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:25

Don't plan the parade just yet, but the Canucks looked good in the season-opening win over Edmonton. The Georgia Straight

Adi Pick: Students first—but actually, this time
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 22:27

The youngest candidate in the Vancouver school board election says every student should have an opportunity to pick up an instrument, not only those w...

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