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Quebec man sues provincial police for $635,000 for alleged beating
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 02:34

A man who has been linked to organized crime filed a $ 635,000 lawsuit against Quebec provincial police on Thursday, alleging he was "severely beaten...

Canadian Mint unveils new $2 coin commemorating Vimy Ridge battle
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 00:32

The Royal Canadian Mint is paying homage to Canada's fallen with a special toonie now in circulation for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vi...

Nevada crime victims' program may pay hospital bills of Canadians injured in Las Vegas shootings
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 22:24

A Nevada victims of crime program offers assistance to those who suffer physical injuries, the threat of physical injuries, or death as a result of a ...

Many Canadians willing to vote for Sikh PM, but don't think peers will: Poll
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 20:28

Many Canadians say they're open to having a Sikh prime minister, such as the newly minted NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, but don't feel their friends and f...

TransCanada blames a substantial uncertaintya for killing Energy East pipeline
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:25

TransCanada Corp. says it is cancelling its $ 15.7-billion proposed Energy East pipeline because of "substantial uncertainty" caused by a regulatory ...

Heritage Minister seeks participants for Canada's first creative industries mission to China
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:27

The Minister of Canadian Heritage stated that the government will be "investing in making sure that our own creators are strong abroad". The Georgi...

Canadian man, 38, fatally shot in Belize; police say suspect fled on foot
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:28

Police in Belize say they’re investigating the fatal shooting of a Canadian man. Canada stories

Photos: East Van’s newest food and drink spot Bells and Whistles opens its doors
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:28

No-fuss grub, craft beer, games, and more. The Georgia Straight

City of Vancouver outlines housing efforts following release of worst homeless numbers on record
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:26

The City of Vancouver has released an update on actions it’s taking in response to a record number of homeless people counted this year. The Geor...

Accused was ordered deported from U.S.; Ottawa reviewing refugee process
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 02:33

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is reviewing its handling of refugee claims following revelations that a Somali man accused in attac...

Gatineau cops seek witnesses, victims to exhibitionism
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:46

A man has been cruising the streets of Gatineau in a white van, offering women money to watch him masturbate. Now police want witnesses. The man in th...

VIFF 2017: King of Peking brings Wes Anderson-style whimsy to rural China
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 22:28

A lot of love went into this nostalgic tale of an itinerant movie pirate. The Georgia Straight

Thief wanted across Canada lands in St. John's, accused of targeting women on Plenty of Fish
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:33

Donald John Cameron, who has allegedly also used the alias Donald Joseph Cameron, moved to St. John's after an Ontario woman says he stole more th...

Things To Do: 6 can't-miss Vancouver arts events this week, October 4 to 10
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:29

Col. Chris Hadfield’s Terra and Beyond show with the esteemed orchestra, enhanced by projected images from the International Space Station, should b...

Your horoscope for October 5 to 11, 2017
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:26

Thursday/Friday, the full moon in Aries keeps the intensity dial turned right up. Aries is an instigating, assertive, and action-driven archetype. Kno...

Parents fight back after Air Canada strands Sask. students
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:28

A group of parents and children in Saskatchewan say they were left stranded in Costa Rica after arriving late for an Air Canada flight. Danny Kerslake...

It's Idris and Kate vs. the Rockies in The Mountain Between Us
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:25

If Mountain had been made in Hollywood’s Golden Era, the leads would be sniping at each other like Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. The Georgia...

Escaped female inmates nabbed at Edmonton escape room
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:27

Escape rooms are interactive adventure games, not hideouts for fugitives on the lam.That's what two female inmates discovered when they were arrested ...

Saskatchewan man pleads guilty to killing wife, shooting her in the head
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:35

Midday on Aug. 1, 2015, Lisa Strang was sitting on the downstairs sofa in the McLean home she shared with her husband, John Robert Strang. Canada sto...

Woman dead, Quebec police officer shot during domestic dispute call near Montreal
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 06:26

A Quebec provincial police officer remained in hospital late Wednesday after being shot while responding to a conjugal violence call in which a 65-yea...

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