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N.L. woman battling breast cancer wins lottery
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:12

Diane Bishop of Mount Pearl is presented with her cheque after winning a $ 1.5-million Super Set for Life jackpot. Joining her for the presentation a...

Senate to focus on Tibetan prisoners as Liberals pursue trade with China
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 03:09

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poised to possibly travel to China soon, a Conservative senator plans to shine a spotlight on human rights abuses i...

Your horoscope for November 23 to 29, 2017
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:01

Sagittarius month has just begun but isn’t wasting any time pumping up the volume and spreading the wealth. Encompassing the U.S.’s Thanksgiving a...

Liberals look to make housing more affordable for neediest families
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:51

The Liberals will announce plans today to spend tens of billions in federal dollars on a housing strategy that will provide housing benefits directly ...

Long Inuit wait for residential-school apology from prime minister ends Friday
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:05

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Jimmy Tuttauk was working on the remote coast of northern Labrador when he first heard that Ottawa was settling with former stu...

72 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, November 23
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:30

Keep busy with these events. The Georgia Straight

Opioid prescriptions up across country, but daily doses dispensed down: report
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:47

The overall number of prescriptions for opioids has increased over the last five years, but doctors have been giving patients fewer doses at one time,...

Katy Perry to play second Vancouver concert on February 6
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:59

Tickets go on sale December 1. The Georgia Straight

Canadian singer Michael Buble is 2018 Juno Awards host to be held in Vancouver
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:31

Canadian crooner Michael Buble says he feels privileged to be hosting the 2018 Juno Awards, a music industry gala he describes as "my happy place." Th...

Fire crews battle factory fire in Hespeler
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:16

Cambridge firefighters battled a blaze at a factory at 105 Sheffield St. in Hespeler this afternoon and emergency crews have evacuated nearby building...

David Suzuki: Corporate influence inflames political cynicism
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:11

In 1952, my Grade 10 civics teacher asked us what we hoped to become as adults. One of the most popular boys answered: “I hope to go into politics....

LGBTQ advocates want military, RCMP, public service to take part in apology
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:35

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should not be the only one to say sorry for state-sanctioned discrimination against LGBTQ people, say advocates who have...

Bell lays off radio and TV employees across Canada, including Ottawa CTV staff
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:03

Unifor, the union representing on-air and broadcasting technicians at 17 CTV stations, estimates 50 jobs are being eliminated at Bell Media's TV n...

Tash Sultana plays Malkin Bowl on May 24
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:41

Tickets go on sale this Friday. The Georgia Straight

The Eagles play Vancouver on May 10
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:33

Tickets go on sale December 2. The Georgia Straight

Bramwell Tovey to become principal conductor at BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:33

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra maestro Bramwell Tovey will become the new principal conductor at the BBC Concert Orchestra in January 2018.Tovey will ta...

Uber Canada's service animal policy criticized by some disability rights advocates
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:30

Uber Canada has launched a new policy on how its drivers deal with customers who have service animals, but some disability rights advocates say exempt...

Consumers with shared wireless accounts advised to watch out for...
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:29

Consumers are being advised to vigilantly check their wireless data consumption and roaming fees, as it looks increasingly unlikely that Canadian tele...

87% of Canadian pot producers say industry consolidation is inevitable: survey
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:37

TORONTO _ A new report suggests that 87 per cent of Canadian cannabis companies believe that consolidation is inevitable over the next three years, le...

Canadian LGBT men needed for one of the world's largest sexual-health surveys
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:34

One of the largest international surveys of men who have sex with men (MSM) is being conducted. The Georgia Straight

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