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"20.02.2017 19:36:00" theprovince.com Lower Mainland rocked by two more shootings Abbotsford police have a suspect in custody in connection with the morning shooting in the Townline Hill area. One man is dead after being gunned down in the street in Abbotsford this morning, and three people are in custody.
"20.02.2017 19:00:00" theprovince.com Daphne Bramham: Rick Peterson believes policy matters in Tory leadership race In normal times, Rick Peterson would seem to have all the right credentials for a potential Conservative Party leader. "I'm not screaming about keeping immigrants out."
Does Vancouver businessman Rick Peterson have a shot at winning the Conservative Party leadership?
"20.02.2017 18:24:00" theprovince.com Vancouver traffic congestion is bad but it could be worse Vancouver drivers wasted 30 hours stuck in traffic last year but Montreal drivers spent 52 hours and Toronto drivers 45 hours in congestion How was your commute today?
"20.02.2017 17:48:00" theprovince.com Young kids at risk of opioid overdose from adult prescriptions in household: study Children whose mothers have been prescribed an opioid are at an increased risk of being hospitalized for an overdose "It's important to understand that a single tablet could kill a small child. These are very dangerous drugs."
"20.02.2017 17:12:00" theprovince.com Defence lawyer blasts those who cheered the beating of convicted murderer Douglas Garland Many people on social media celebrated the attack, saying Garland deserved it. "He's entitled to protection and basic human rights. Even if he didn't show that to his victims."
A lawyer is criticizing those who are happy that Douglas Garland was beaten in jail by other inmates. Garland was sentenced Friday to spend the rest of his
"20.02.2017 16:36:00" theprovince.com Problem gamblers enter a trancelike 'zone' when they play slots, UBC study finds Problem gamblers immersed in the gambling experience are known to forget appointments and even neglect to eat or urinate. "It's like they forget about everything else that's going on."
Has problem gambling affected you or someone you know?
"20.02.2017 13:36:01" theprovince.com Study reveals thousands of buildings in Victoria at risk of earthquake destruction A new study shows nearly 4,300 buildings in Victoria are at risk of complete damage from a major earthquake. "It's not if we have an earthquake but when we have one."
Is your building at risk of collapse when the big one hits?
"20.02.2017 12:36:01" theprovince.com Willes' Musings: Family, friends at statue unveiling the real tribute to Pat Quinn In honour of the NBA all-star game, here's something else that puts style over substance: the Monday morning musings and meditations on the world of sports: — Pat Quinn wouldn't have been complete… "Pat Quinn wouldn't have been completely comfortable with the idea of a statue being raised in his honour," writes Ed Willes. "As for the scene around Rogers Arena on Saturday night, he would have loved that."
What's your favourite memory of Pat Quinn?
"20.02.2017 11:36:00" theprovince.com RSPs Part 2: Three out four Gen Xers are unprepared for retirement: Study Three out of every four Generation Xers are unprepared for retirement, according to a TD Canada Trust study that surveyed those age 41 to 52. Gen Xers, those born between 1965 and 1976, should capitalize on the fact that they're in prime earning years and have a financial plan, says financial planner Jillian Bryan at TD.
If they wait too long, it will be too late to compound any interest.
"20.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Watch Brian Mulroney serenade Donald Trump with When Irish Eyes are Smiling at Mar-a-Lago club A video posted on social media shows the former PM singing at a fundraising event. He had been sitting with his longtime Florida neighbours, Donald and Melania Trump “Mr. President, I hope this doesn't fracture U.S.-Canada relations for decades,” former PM Brian Mulroney quipped in Saturday's video shortly before he started singing.
"20.02.2017 09:36:01" theprovince.com 'My wife thinks I look like a fool': Hockey writer watches NHL game in breathtaking virtual reality Under the working theory that nothing bad has ever come out of a case of beer, Postmedia's Michael Traikos decided to give the new technology a try The VR experience is another keyhole into previously uncharted territory for watching hockey. Using three cameras — one at centre ice and one behind each net — the technology gives viewers a 360-degree look from a unique vantage point.
"20.02.2017 08:36:01" theprovince.com Senior Trump appointee fired after he criticized the president and his administration Craig Deare reportedly slammed the Trump administration for its policies on Latin America, specifically its rocky start to relations with Mexico Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a month ago to head the National Security Council's Western Hemisphere division, reportedly slammed the Trump administration for its policies on Latin America, specifically its rocky start to relations with Mexico
"20.02.2017 07:36:00" theprovince.com U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launch major air-and-ground offensive to drive ISIL from western Mosul Ground units pushed into a belt of villages outside Iraq's second-largest city, and plumes of smoke rose into the sky as coalition jets struck militant positions Iraq declared eastern Mosul “fully liberated” last month after three months of fierce fighting, but the militants have continued to stage attacks there, including two suicide bombings against government forces on Sunday.
"20.02.2017 06:36:01" theprovince.com Asia-Pacific: Trump-Trudeau meeting sends positive signals about NAFTA The Trump-Trudeau summit in Washington, D.C., last week should alleviate stress on the part of Canada and B.C. on the potential detrimental impact of any changes to NAFTA, an American analyst with Vancouver ties said. Sean King, senior vice-president of Park Strategies and an commentator on Asia-Pacific affairs who frequents Vancouver, said although he is unsure whether NAFTA can be tweaked on the Canadian side while being overhauled on the Mexican side, Trump's
"20.02.2017 06:05:48" theprovince.com Flyers 3 Canucks 2: Another power play shortage, another stake to the heart The Canucks' undoing in a 3-2 loss wasn't surprising. A pitiful, predictable and plodding power play was once again the stake to the heart. Playing with all the urgency of having travel brochures stuffed in their pants — the NHL's mandated five-day break starts Monday — the Canucks took bad penalties, got some suspect goaltending and dug a three-goal hole against the Flyers at Rogers Arena.
"20.02.2017 05:00:03" theprovince.com 'Look what's happening in Sweden': Donald Trump says he was talking about immigration, not terrorism Swedes have been ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country Friday night The president may be referring to a segment aired Friday night on the Fox News show Tucker Carlson Tonight that reported Sweden had accepted more than 160,000 asylum-seekers last year but that only 500 had found jobs. The report went on to say that a
"20.02.2017 04:30:01" theprovince.com Gordon Clark: Police officers are a positive presence in Pride parade It's discouraging to witness the co-ordinated assault by misguided activists on the police departments of this country and their involvement with the various Pride parades that are held each summer… "A key reason the anti-inequality Occupy Wall Street movement fell apart and ultimately failed despite addressing an important issue, was that it could not articulate clearly its goals or provide a reasonable alternative to the system it opposed. It could
"20.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com Vancouver's Chinese community wooed by French government The French government has created a new diplomatic position in B.C. with the job of persuading more of B.C.'s Chinese population to travel and do business in France. The French want to draw more Chinese from Vancouver to visit France, and foster interest in investing or doing business in the French market.
The consulate has launched full-scale engagement with some Chinatown groups.
"20.02.2017 03:36:00" theprovince.com Opioid crisis takes toll on Portland Hotel Society staff, community Jennifer Breakspear, executive director of the Portland Hotel Society, says staff 'can't sustain this pace' in Vancouver's opioid crisis. Jennifer Breakspear is worried about the overtaxed staff at Portland Hotel Society, and worried about the incredibly emotional ups and downs as they respond to two, three, four overdoses a shift.
PHS staff are often the immediate help on the scene,
"20.02.2017 03:36:00" theprovince.com Cinderella Project helps make graduation dreams come true for B.C. teens The Cinderella Project, which started in 2000, provides deserving Grade 12 students with an outfit for their high school graduation. The graduation dreams of about 190 Metro Vancouver teens are one step closer to reality, thanks to the Cinderella Project.
"20.02.2017 03:00:01" theprovince.com $40,000 raised to help family of student who died of fentanyl overdose A fundraising effort to unite a mother in India with her son who died of a fentanyl overdose in Vancouver has raised close to $40,000. Jashanpreet Singh Sandhu, 21, died of a drug overdose on Feb. 10 at St Paul's Hospital, just days after arriving in Canada from India.
The family has asked people not to donate anymore as they have reached their goal of $25,000 to send his body to the
"20.02.2017 02:30:00" theprovince.com Stairway to heaven: Lions Gate Bridge climb will offer unparalleled views Kevin Thomson is a dreamer. The kind of guy that looks at the Sea to Sky Highway and dreams of thousands of bikes skimming alongside the cliffs of Howe Sound. The kind of guy who passes underneath the Lions Gate Bridge one day, looks up and thinks he'd Although the deal isn't finalized, the first bridge climb in North America may soon be a reality here in Vancouver, on the historic Lion's Gate Bridge.
Would you try it out?
"20.02.2017 01:30:00" theprovince.com 'Oh! F— off': Milo Yiannopoulos found a bromance with Bill Maher. Then he met his other guests However, Bill Maher expressed confusion over how so many ultraconservative Americans had made a flamboyant British man their ideological leader After much hype over Bill Maher's invitation to host Breitbart provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on his show Real Time on Friday, the two got along famously, bonding over their shared love of free speech and the unifying power of humour.
Then the broadcast
"20.02.2017 00:36:00" theprovince.com Vancouver Christians hike pressure against visit by Muslim-denouncing evangelist A growing number of Christians in Metro Vancouver want to stop controversial U.S. evangelist Franklin Graham from leading a major crusade next month in the city. Provocative statements by Franklin Graham have become increasingly worrying to many Metro Vancouver Christians since the evangelist presided at the January inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump
"19.02.2017 23:36:00" theprovince.com Canucks Game Day: Miller goes back-to-back, Boucher goes in for Skille, no reunion for Horvat Factor in Ryan Miller's effort Saturday, an opportunity to move within two points of a wild-card playoff position and a league-mandated, five-day break that starts Monday, and you get the rationale to stick with the starter tonight. Points to ponder as Canucks try to sweep their latest double-dip test against the Flyers
"19.02.2017 22:36:00" theprovince.com Social media plea brings in loads of special Kraft Dinner for Autistic B.C. boy Hundreds of boxes of a limited-edition pasta now fill the home of a family in Nanaimo, B.C., following a plea to help their autistic son. Reed Botwright put out a call on social media last week when he and his wife could not track down any more boxes of Star Wars Kraft Dinner, one of the only foods their six-year-old autistic son Everett will eat
Now they have hundreds
"19.02.2017 21:36:01" theprovince.com Gira Bhatt and Saba Safdar: The perils of scapegoating immigrants and Muslims The recent shooting at a Quebec mosque has sent a chill through our collective identity as respectful and inclusive Canadians. Researchers have identified some clear patterns of how hate emerges and how it follows a remarkably similar path of gathering strength over time, culminating into a powerful destructive force.
"19.02.2017 20:36:00" theprovince.com Vancouver's Trump tower a beacon of controversy in multicultural city, says Coun. Kerry Jang Vancouver's Trump International Hotel and Tower has transformed into a potent symbol of Trump's candidacy and presidency, observers say. Protests over U.S. policy inevitably end up on the doorstep of Vancouver's Trump Tower and provincial and city politicians have said the Trump name doesn't represent Vancouver.
Is it a beacon of controversy for you?
"19.02.2017 19:36:00" Modular housing in Vancouver Video: This modular housing development at 220 Terminal Ave. will house 40 people in a city with a record high homeless population of nearly 1,850, according to Vancouver's latest count.
"19.02.2017 18:36:00" theprovince.com Beer Ye, Beer Ye: Weizenbock (Steel and Oak Brewing Co., New Westminster) When it comes to culture and tradition, no other country is more wrapped up in beer than Germany. A simple test: What's the first image of a German that pops into your head? Whatever their sex, … This week's Beer Blog: something from Steel & Oak Brewing Co. #life
"19.02.2017 17:40:00" vancouversun.com In the Garden: Big week for gardeners with top shows calling Next week is a big one for gardeners in B.C. with two key shows competing for attention: B.C. Home + Garden Show in Vancouver and the second biggest event of its kind in North America, the Northwes… A highlight at the B.C. Home + Garden Show at B.C. Place Stadium will again be our Vancouver Sun Gardener's School, plan your visit now.
"19.02.2017 17:36:13" theprovince.com B.C. public schools to get $29.4 million for supplies The $29.4 million Student Learning Grant announced Sunday is to be used for supplies like textbooks, computer programs, athletic equipment and art supplies School boards across B.C. will get $29.4 million to buy supplies this year that “reduce costs for parents and help teachers deliver the province's new curriculum
"19.02.2017 16:36:00" theprovince.com Daughter of slain hockey mom calls grassroots efforts to revitalize Newton 'silver lining' to tragedy Each poem begins with the words “Dear Mom.” Although her mother will never read them, Rhiannon Paskall writes poems to the woman who was killed three years ago in a crime that continues to impact not only her family, but the community where it took place. The daughter of Julie Paskall, killed in random act of senseless violence just over three years ago, says she's been drawn to projects and activities that bring fun and joy to the community.
"19.02.2017 15:36:01" theprovince.com Wayne Moriarty: When I tell the story of Moses the dog, I think of Stuart McLean As a tribute to Stuart McLean, Canada's finest storyteller who passed away Wednesday, I'd like to tell you a story... Wayne Moriarty looks back on the time he briefly considered killing the family dog.
"19.02.2017 14:36:01" theprovince.com Ed Willes: Ex-Canuck Hirsch unmasks OCD battle, mission to save others The question seems simple enough: Why? Why now? Why would you go back to that time and dark place? Why after all these years when there are so many great and beautiful things in your life? And li… “What I'm realizing is it's a lot bigger problem than I thought it was and getting the message out there has been an overwhelmingly positive experience."
"19.02.2017 13:36:00" theprovince.com Rescuers, 67 and 69, honoured for pulling man from burning car Mark Perkins was heading home with fish and chips on Dec. 23 when he stopped at a serious car crash on Lochside Drive in North Saanich. “I didn't plan on doing anything else but getting supper,” he said. But that changed quickly for the 67-year-old “I didn't plan on doing anything else but getting supper,” said Mark Perkins.
"19.02.2017 12:36:00" theprovince.com Malaysia arrests North Korean man in murder of Kim Jong Nam as diplomatic row erupts over the body Malaysian authorities said they would perform a second post-mortem to try to ascertain what killed Kim Jong Nam, whose was sprayed with liquid in a brazen attack at Kuala Lumpur airport The two women arrested earlier this week and accused of carrying out the attack – one Vietnamese, the other Indonesian – led police to the man.
"19.02.2017 12:36:00" theprovince.com Langley wallaby found safe after two days on the lam After several nights on the lam in Langley, a wallaby is home safe — and police have learned a valuable new technique in animal apprehension. Langley RCMP put out a bulletin Thursday afternoon asking members of the public to call… The escaped Langley wallaby has been found.
"19.02.2017 11:36:01" theprovince.com McCain slams Trump — without using his name — in speech warning of 'flirting with authoritarianism' The senator also lamented the 'hardening resentment we see toward immigrants, and refugees, and minority groups, especially Muslims' Senator McCain continues to speak out against President Trump.
"19.02.2017 11:36:00" theprovince.com Daughter of slain hockey mom calls grassroots efforts to revitalize Newton 'silver lining' to tragedy Each poem begins with the words “Dear Mom.” Although her mother will never read them, Rhiannon Paskall writes poems to the woman who was killed three years ago in a crime that continues to impact not only her family, but the community where it took place. “Surrey is a big city, but we're all connected. The roots of the grove run through Surrey, not just Newton, and we all need to care about our community. We want our community to be a community."
"19.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Biologists find weird cave life that could be 50,000 years old By Seth Borenstein BOSTON — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in “It's super life."
"19.02.2017 09:36:00" theprovince.com Florida man wanted to make Target' stock drop, so he hatched a bomb plot, authorities say Mark Barnett's alleged plan, authorities say, was ultimately a plot to force Target's stock prices to drop so that Barnett could buy cheaper stock “He explained that the would need to remove a rubber band on the exterior of each of the boxes in order to activate a triggering device that was inside,” the affidavit states. “Once the boxes had detonated inside of Target stores, Barnett theorized that
"19.02.2017 08:36:00" theprovince.com Small-scale farmers hobbled by rising costs, less access to slaughter services Squamish farmer Tracy Robertson is getting out of the chicken business. Chickens from the Stony Mountain Farm were being processed a few hundred at a time at a local meat packing facility until late last year, when her processor raised the minimum order “Being a small producer, it's a nightmare."
"19.02.2017 07:36:00" theprovince.com Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' monsters: Get a permit to enter parks MILWAUKEE - "Pokemon Go" monsters can roam virtually wherever they please, but they'll need a permit to get into Milwaukee County parks. After months "of basically absolute hell" at a Milwaukee park along Lake Michigan, a new ordinance requires that game developers get a permit like any other business or group that wants to host park events.
"19.02.2017 05:36:00" theprovince.com Canadian whisky is the 'holy grail' of elegance, and Vancouver's Odd Society seeks to do it justice Say hi to rye, comeback kid of the spirits world. Today every Canadian distiller worth their malt wants to make whisky. “(Canadian whisky) was developed by people from England and to some extent Holland and Germany in Ontario because they couldn't get molasses. Very often the whisky wasn't the real goal —they were making cattle feed.”
"19.02.2017 05:01:01" theprovince.com Langley wallaby found safe after two days on the lam After several nights on the lam in Langley, a wallaby is home safe — and police have learned a valuable new technique in animal apprehension. “He phoned us and said, 'You won't believe this,'' RCMP Sgt. Bill Beales said. “We went, 'Actually, no, we do. We'll be right there.'”
"19.02.2017 05:00:02" theprovince.com Teacher ordered to pay $10K for throwing marker at student A Saskatchewan teacher found guilty of professional misconduct for hitting a Grade 9 student with a whiteboard marker has been ordered to pay $10,000 toward the costs of a months-long disciplinary process that cost the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers In a written discipline decision issued last month, the disciplinary committee ordered a reprimand be placed in the teacher's file and that he pay $10,000, which is roughly 20 per cent of the $54,289 it cost to investigate the complaint.
"19.02.2017 04:36:00" theprovince.com Mike Smyth: Christy Clark raises expectations for a big tax cut. Will she deliver? There's a tried-and-true strategy in politics that works like a charm almost every time: the old under-promise/over-deliver trick. What are you expecting from the Premier?
"19.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com Douglas Garland assaulted by inmates in prison only hours after being sentenced to life term: sources Police did not confirm the identity of the victim, who was assaulted by 'several men,' but sources tell Postmedia the man assaulted was Garland Garland was sentenced on Friday for the murders of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson Nathan O'Brien.
"19.02.2017 03:36:00" theprovince.com Accused drug dealer walks free due to lack of sheriff A B.C. Supreme Court justice freed an accused cocaine trafficker Friday because there was no sheriff to lead the man from a cell in the Victoria courthouse to the courtroom. This week, Victoria asked for five additional sheriffs but only got one. That meant two trial courts were closed on Wednesday. It also meant that a provincial court judge — earning a salary of more than $240,000 — was not able to sit in court for three
"18.02.2017 23:36:00" theprovince.com B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise VANCOUVER - There has been a spike in the proportion of organs coming from donors who have died of drug overdoses in British Columbia, says a leading transplant specialists. "Previously we would have shied away from accepting that type of donor ... but we have better systems in place to make sure that there is no active disease, and then to be able to offer it to people in a way which is safe."
"18.02.2017 22:36:00" theprovince.com Parks Canada issues special avalanche warning for Rocky Mountain national parks Parks Canada has issued a special avalanche warning for the Rocky Mountain national parks. The warning is aimed at people who plan to ski or snowboard out of bounds in Jasper, Banff, Yoho, and Kootenay national parks over the next few days. It also Outdoor adventurers beware if you plan to ski or snowboard out of bounds in Jasper, Banff, Yoho, and Kootenay national parks over the next few days.
"18.02.2017 22:01:30" theprovince.com Three Chilliwack homes evacuated after landslide on Vedder Mountain Three homes were evacuated Saturday morning after a landslide at the top of Vedder Mountain in Chilliwack. “The biggest relief for us is that the residents are safe,” said Chilliwack mayor Sharon Gaetz.
"18.02.2017 21:33:00" Whitecaps add Fredy Montero The Whitecaps have finished pre-season and launch their 2017 campaign on Wednesday in New York against the Red Bulls. This week they added Fredy Montero to the roster, the best striker they've had since joining Major League Soccer in 2016.
"18.02.2017 20:38:00" theprovince.com The key to successful retirement planning: Pay yourself first Financial planners advise millennials to start saving for the future as early as possible and 27-year-old Chelsea Sweeney, who teaches English as a second language, feels that pressure. Are you saving enough for your retirement?
"18.02.2017 20:01:00" theprovince.com B.C.'s disability assistance rate hike merely a 'pittance' The extra money is welcome, but it simply isn't enough, disability advocates and people with disabilities say. “They're basically giving back from what they clawed back from the bus passes."
"18.02.2017 19:48:25" theprovince.com Turkish Airlines flight evacuated after 'BOMB TO TORONTO' note found in bathroom The airline said the plane and its passengers underwent security procedures, but the official said nothing suspicious was found The suspicious note was discovered by Turkish Airlines cabin crew in one Flight TK-17's bathrooms.
"18.02.2017 19:36:12" theprovince.com Magnitude 4.2 earthquake rattles B.C. coast A 4.2-magnitude earthquake situated about 139 kilometres northeast of Powell River rattled the B.C. coast Saturday morning. There were no reports of damage from the 17km deep quake, but this weekend would be a good time to check your emergency supplies.
"18.02.2017 19:36:01" theprovince.com B.C. financial group under investigation was aimed at young homebuyers FS Financial positioned itself as a company with heart, ready to help young people hoping to buy homes in Vancouver, and new immigrants trying to learn Canada's financial system. Investing with FS was about understanding yourself. And doing business with Last week, the executive director of the B.C. Securities Commission issued a temporary freezing order on the FS Group's nine companies to halt co-founders Scott Low and Frankie Lim's alleged soliciting of investment funds.
"18.02.2017 18:36:00" theprovince.com Hot or not: Wedding planners weigh in on the trends of 2017 A look at what's in and what's out for weddings. Getting married this year? We've got the top wedding dress trends, tips for the groom and the best ways to prepare for your dream day.
"18.02.2017 17:36:01" theprovince.com Canada's health-care wait times get failing grade in survey of 11 industrialized countries The report shows 29 per cent of Canadians had to wait four hours or longer before being seen by a practitioner during their most recent emergency department visit Frustrated about a recent wait at the hospital? You're right to be.
"18.02.2017 17:11:34" theprovince.com Police seek victim, suspect after Vancouver street assault Vancouver police are concerned for a woman's welfare after witnesses reported seeing her being hit repeatedly before being dragged into a car Saturday morning. The Caucasian victim is in her early 20s with a slender build and long, straight, platinum blond hair with bangs. Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
"18.02.2017 16:36:00" theprovince.com B.C. spends $150 million to plant millions of trees Premier Christy Clark says the government will spend $800 million in B.C.'s forests and create 20,000 jobs over the next decade. British Columbia is spending $150 million to plant tens of millions of trees, which it says will help fight climate change and create 3,000 jobs in rural parts of the province.
"18.02.2017 16:00:00" theprovince.com B.C.'s long history of pre-election fudge-it budgets leaves voters wary Our province has a long history of officials predicting rosy financial forecasts that later turn into cuts and surprise deficits When Finance Minister Mike de Jong stands to deliver his pre-election budget on Tuesday, he'll face more than the usual skepticism over his financial figures, thanks to B.C.'s history of "fudge-it budgets."
"18.02.2017 15:26:00" theprovince.com Settlement reached in sexual harassment lawsuit against former RCMP spokesman Tim Shields A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that alleged a former spokesman for the RCMP sexually harassed a colleague. A former civilian employee alleged in court documents that Shields tried to undress the woman, exposed himself to her and sent text messages saying he wanted a sexual relationship.
"18.02.2017 14:48:01" theprovince.com Wayne Moriarty: Shocking lack of news around Tasers these days I walked past a phone booth the other day. OK, it wasn't a booth. It was a public phone on a cement wall around the corner of Broadway and Cambie. Is the Taser destined to be a museum piece, like the phone booth nearly is?
"18.02.2017 14:12:00" theprovince.com Victoria-to-Vancouver ferry launching in May targets luxury market V2V Vacations says it expects to launch its passenger ferry service between downtown Victoria and downtown Vancouver on May 1. Would you take a downtown to downtown ferry?
"18.02.2017 13:36:00" theprovince.com Success of Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard stimulating tennis boom for Canadian youth According to Tennis Canada, 161,000 boys and girls under 12 played tennis on a frequent basis in 2016 — meaning at least once a week over an eight-week season. That number represents an eight-per-cent increase from 2015 and at least a 23-per-cent jump Have your kids taken up tennis because they're seeing more and more Canadians finding success? #sports
"18.02.2017 13:00:03" theprovince.com Enbridge to invest $1.7 billion in wind farm as pipeline business gathers steam CALGARY — Energy giant Enbridge Inc. is making big inroads into renewables even as changes in government policies are paving the way for the rapid expansion of its traditional oil and gas pipeline business. The company said Friday it was investing $1.7 They do style themselves an "energy" company after all. #business
"18.02.2017 12:24:00" theprovince.com Grammar Nazis: We have bigger problems than the Oxford comma Stannis Baratheon is a hard man. The luckless Game of Thrones warrior wants to take the Iron Throne, and in his quest is guilty of all manner of horrors, even burning his own child. He punishes his best and only friend Ser Davos by cutting off four of his Does bad grammar drive you crazy?
"18.02.2017 11:48:00" Try and Tackle - Canada's rugby blog Another hometown hero for Rugby Canada. Yes, Burnaby Lake Rugby Club's Admir Cejvanovic. This Burnaby kid has a very unique story. #sports
"18.02.2017 11:12:00" theprovince.com Mike Beamish: Lions add star receiver Chris Williams to their den of 'big-play guys' Nothing much happens in free agency unless you come up with the long green. Money is what makes the player go. Are you excited by the BC Lions' signing of Chris Williams? #sports
"18.02.2017 10:36:01" theprovince.com Andrew Coyne: Free speech needs to be guided by judgment and conscience, not rules There are mutual obligations: not to round up a mob every time someone's views offend us, neither to be intimidated by the mob when it is necessary to offend The meaning of free speech, what it is and what it is not, is neither entirely straightforward nor well understood, writes columnist Andrew Coyne.
"18.02.2017 10:00:05" theprovince.com Moonshot pad roaring back into action with SpaceX launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The launch pad used to send Americans to the moon and shuttle astronauts into orbit is roaring back into action. Have you ever attended a rocket launch?
"18.02.2017 09:24:00" theprovince.com Woman arrested for allegedly helping kill Kim Jong Nam thought she was taking part in comedy show The woman helped kill the half brother of the leader of North Korea. Worst prank ever.
"18.02.2017 08:48:00" theprovince.com Retro resurgence: The unlikely return of cassette tapes in Canadian music Like vinyl records, many cassettes are packaged with download codes that let anyone enjoy the music on their computer or phone. "You go to any indie rock show right now, anybody worth their salt is starting to put a tape out."
As both physical and digital sales dwindled last year in Canada, sales of cassettes were surprisingly on the upswing. #arts
"18.02.2017 08:12:00" theprovince.com Edmonton pediatric surgeon suspended for alleged affair with infant's 19 year old mother An Edmonton pediatric surgeon has been suspended for a minimum of three months and forced to pay nearly $130,000 in costs. Dr. Dicken treated the young mother's infant daughter from September 2012 to March 2014, a period during which he performed several difficult surgeries stemming from birth defects suffered by the girl.
"18.02.2017 07:36:00" theprovince.com Nicole Kidman reveals she not only dated Lenny Kravitz, but the two were once engaged The pair dated in 2003, two years after her split from ex-husband Tom Cruise, but it wasn't entirely a secret Nicole Kidman has revealed that she got engaged to Lenny Kravitz after splitting with Tom Cruise. They broke it off because she wanted to focus on her children.
"18.02.2017 07:00:00" theprovince.com Thinking inside the box: The life of a 'prison wife' "When you have a relationship like that … you can't talk to other people." "It can happen to anybody."
Women from all walks of life end up being in relationships with imprisoned men -- and it can be just as hard on them as it is on the prisoners. #life
"18.02.2017 06:24:00" theprovince.com Canadian whisky is the 'holy grail' of elegance, and Vancouver's Odd Society does it justice Say hi to rye, comeback kid of the spirits world. Today every Canadian distiller worth their malt wants to make whisky. When Odd Society released its first small-batch whisky back in December 2016, it sold out in half an hour. Now it's set to release a new batch as Canadian whisky goes through a renaissance.
"18.02.2017 05:48:00" theprovince.com Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapse The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group's "business model" is failing Is the key to beating the Islamic State disrupting its finances?
"18.02.2017 05:12:00" theprovince.com The funeral selfie: Grave new world or an instinct as old as time? Two pictures. Two young men. One is grinning, the other flashing a peace sign, each over what appears to be their dead grandmothers. It's the funeral selfie. Is the funeral selfie a form of disrespect? Or is it acknowledging that death is part of life?
"18.02.2017 04:36:00" theprovince.com Arnold Schwarzenegger compares Nickelback to herpes and U.S. Congress but band fights back Nickelback has recently also taken jabs from the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Canadian police Arnold Schwarzenegger compared Nickelback to herpes in a tweet, so the band fired back with a tweet mocking Schwarzenegger's acting. #arts
"18.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com Man accused of murdering Japanese student also charged with sex assault of another person William Victor Schneider was arrested in the Okanagan town on Sept. 28, the same day 30-year-old Kogawa's body was found The man accused of murdering Natsumi Kogawa and stashing her body in a historic Vancouver mansion has also been charged in connection with an attempted sex assault in Vernon.
"18.02.2017 03:24:00" theprovince.com Trump hits the road, hoping rally speeches overcome troubles Trump has scheduled a campaign-style rally Saturday in Florida. President Donald Trump is hitting the road this weekend for a campaign-style rally that he hopes shifts attention away from the troubled White House.
"18.02.2017 02:48:00" theprovince.com Circle of life: Former Victoria maternity doctor now helps terminally ill end their suffering Green has provided medical assistance in dying to 25 people over the past seven months, people who want to depart this life on their own terms For Stefanie Green, the transition from baby doctor to helping people die was completely natural, providing care at different ends of life's continuum.
"18.02.2017 02:12:00" theprovince.com Photos: David and Victoria Beckham hit the slopes in Whistler The trip started off a bit rough, though, as one of the family wound up with a broken collarbone. Glamour couple David and Victoria Beckham are treating their four children to a ski vacation in Whistler this weekend.
"18.02.2017 01:36:00" What Canadians need to know when crossing the border Plan on crossing the border anytime soon? You may want to know your rights.
"18.02.2017 01:00:00" theprovince.com B.C. coroner calls for clean heroin supply to addicts as January overdose toll at 116 The province's medical health officer has suggested offering heroin to addicts when nothing else works. Should the government provide addicts with medical-grade heroin?
"18.02.2017 00:37:00" theprovince.com Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years in prison without parole for 'meticulous' murders A jury convicted Garland of three counts of first-degree murder for the 2014 deaths of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson Nathan O'Brien "It's hard to imagine a more cunning, cruel or horrific set of circumstances," said Justice David Gates in sentencing Douglas Garland to prison for the murder of a couple and their grandson.
"17.02.2017 23:48:00" theprovince.com Mother pleads guilty to second-degree murder for drugging and burning daughter alive in vehicle "The accused admits that she intentionally caused the death of Amber, but not in the manner that she expected." Admitted murderer Laura Coward inadvertently killed her daughter by drugging her and torching the vehicle she was in, Calgary court heard Thursday.
"17.02.2017 23:12:00" theprovince.com Denying full range of reproductive services - including abortion - a form of violence, Monsef says Monsef did not mention Trump by name, but the spectre of his administration was front and centre as she stressed the importance of protecting reproductive rights "We're committed to making sure that women and girls have that choice, because otherwise, this is a form of gender-based violence," Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef said Thursday.
"17.02.2017 22:36:01" theprovince.com A $450 million upgrade to Highway 1 in B.C. will be the most expensive roadwork in Canadian history B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone defends the price, saying the short section of highway has a fatality rate three times higher than the provincial average. Highway upgrades to a four-kilometre section of road in the Kicking Horse Canyon will cost approximately $110 million per kilometre.
"17.02.2017 22:00:00" theprovince.com Trump weighs mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups Use of National Guard troops would greatly increase the number of immigrants targeted in one of Trump's executive orders last month President Donald Trump may mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border.
"17.02.2017 21:24:00" theprovince.com Douglas Todd: How would Vancouver's housing bubble burst? Look to China Yet it's clear the West Coast of Canada and the U.S. remains the most popular destination for China's elite. China's rich elite injected more than $33 billion into U.S., Australian, British and other global housing markets last year. We don't know how much they bought in Canada because this country ranks among the few that doesn't publish foreign investment
"17.02.2017 20:49:00" theprovince.com B.C. gets money for addictions and mental health in federal deal There were 914 deaths from overdoses in B.C. in 2016, which is a more than 80 per cent increase from 2015. B.C. has signed a deal to get extra money for health care from the feds -- including $10 million to help fight the overdose crisis.
"17.02.2017 20:06:34" You have to listen to this: Postmedia columnist Ed Willes and editor Paul Chapman talk Canucks, Willie Desjardins' future, Whitecaps and Pat Quinn's statue.
"17.02.2017 19:36:01" theprovince.com How to make a woolly mammoth, 4,500 years after extinction, with an elephant as surrogate mother The project also involves a world-renowned geneticist at Harvard University and carcases of the great beast that were preserved in the Arctic permafrost Scientists say we may be able to bring the wooly mammoth back from extinction. But should we?
"17.02.2017 19:00:00" theprovince.com The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan Has Facebook helped you become closer to people?
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to use the social network to rebuild the world in a way that encourages global connection and addresses social ills. #tech
"17.02.2017 18:24:00" theprovince.com Federal government pays for half of City of Vancouver's temporary housing development City staff said they had intended to self fund the project if necessary. The federal government has chipped in $1.5 million toward a temporary social housing development on city-owned land near Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The city started building the project months ago, despite having failed at that point to secure
"17.02.2017 18:10:33" National Post Music Watch Vancouver indie band Bear Mountain perform 'On My Own' in the National Post music studio.
#NPMusic #npsessions #yvrmusic
"17.02.2017 17:48:00" theprovince.com Ed Willes: The best NHL coaches are finally getting paid like superstars In the space of five years, the upper reaches of the coaches' market have more than tripled. Province Sports columnist Ed Willes says NHL coaches are finally catching up to other sports when it comes to salary. But are they worth the multimillion-dollar salaries? #sports
"17.02.2017 17:12:00" theprovince.com B.C. woman reunited with stolen bike through smartphone app The app allows cyclists to register details and photos of their bikes. If a registered bike is stolen, an alert is sent out to fellow 529 Garage users. A woman whose mountain bike was stolen during a trip to Kelowna last year has been reunited with her wheels — with help from the smartphone app 529 Garage.
"17.02.2017 16:36:00" theprovince.com Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expected Similar probes are being planned for the two other melted reactors. Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup due to high radiation levels and structural damage.
"17.02.2017 16:00:40" theprovince.com Metro Vancouver mayors concerned about provincial commitment to mobility pricing An independent commission is set to start work on a region-wide mobility pricing strategy this spring, but Metro Vancouver mayors are concerned that the commission's work won't be supported by the provincial government. Mobility pricing — which includes road use fees — has been proposed as a way to help fund the upcoming second and third phases of the mayors' 10-year Vision for Metro Vancouver Transportation.
Should we have to pay to use our roads and bridges?
"17.02.2017 15:24:01" theprovince.com Opponents table legislation to reform B.C. political financing VICTORIA — Opposition MLAs tabled a flurry of reforms to B.C.'s political fundraising rules, campaign spending limits and election dates on… The private member's bill would restrict political donations to B.C. residents, while also banning the premier or cabinet ministers from earning any second income while in office.
"17.02.2017 14:48:00" theprovince.com Fortney: 960 days later, justice prevails and evil is vanquished The mother could never have imagined, in her darkest nightmares, that the bogeyman was on his way. "Who knows what Nathan would have grown up to be?"
960 days. That's how long it's been since Jennifer O'Brien last saw her sleeping little boy, peacefully tucked in with his grandma. On Thursday, Douglas Garland was found guilty of the murder of Nathan
"17.02.2017 14:12:01" theprovince.com Metro Vancouver, housing association seek volunteers for homeless count Metro Vancouver and the B.C. Non-Profit Housing Association are looking for volunteers to help with this year's homeless count. Homeless counts are conducted in Metro every three years, and this year's count will take place March 7 and 8. It's a 24-hour event that collects data on the size and demographics of the region's homeless population.
For more information, visit
"17.02.2017 13:36:00" theprovince.com Calgary teacher disciplined after inappropriate texting with Grade 12 student The teacher has resigned but is still eligible to teach. Is a fine and reprimand enough for this teacher's behaviour?
A Calgary teacher has been fined $1,000 and received a letter of severe reprimand after engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a Grade 12 student, including texts referencing
"17.02.2017 13:00:00" theprovince.com Defensive Donald Trump calls media 'out of control' at free-wheeling news conference Trump declared his administration was running like a 'fine-tuned machine' and dismissed reports his campaign aides had been in contact with Russian officials "This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine," Trump declared in a lengthy news conference today that saw him attacking the media for stories about his presidency.
"17.02.2017 12:24:01" theprovince.com B.C. securities commission fines, bans pair on findings of fraud The commission banned Richard Lian, also known as Richard Terry Ruuska, and Enna M. Keller from trading securities or acting as executives or advisers The British Columbia Securities Commission has issued more than $4 million in financial penalties and permanently banned two people from operating in the province's financial markets over allegations of fraud and failing to abide by commission orders,
"17.02.2017 11:48:00" theprovince.com United States asked Canada to help spy on candidates during 2012 French election: WikiLeaks Canada is listed as one of five countries working on human intelligence parts of the operation however there are no specifics which country was involved with what CIA officers were asked to uncover the secret strategies of the Franch candidates, as well as information on internal power dynamics within the parties.
These revelations come amidst claims by the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in
"17.02.2017 11:12:01" theprovince.com Conservation officers set trap for sassy cougar that sniffed a dog at Coquitlam park Provincial conservation officers set a trap in a Coquitlam forest on Thursday afternoon after a week of sightings of two cougars who exhibited little of the breed's usual shyness around people. The animals were seen walking across residents' front lawns, The animals were seen walking across residents' front lawns, sauntering down suburban streets and at least once in a convenience store parking lot.
Officers set the trap after one animal walked up to a dog and its owner in a Burke Mountain park
"17.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Lightyears ahead of his time, buried paper reveals Winston Churchill believed aliens existed Most scientists now agree that some form of extra-terrestrial life exists in such a vast universe, but Churchill was writing more than 50 years before the discovery of the first planet outside our solar system An essay discovered buried in an American archive shows that Winston Churchill was convinced that aliens existed, believing the universe contained other “living, thinking, creatures”.
"17.02.2017 10:00:06" theprovince.com Muslim prisoner's human rights complaint about treatment in Kamloops jail heads to hearing A complaint to the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal by an inmate alleging Kamloops prison staff discriminated against him, including a claim that a correctional supervisor called him “a f—ing Muslim terrorist,” will move ahead to a hearing. Tribunal member Emily Ohler ruled against an application by Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre that Andrew Monnette's allegations are without merit and should be dismissed.
Ohler is alleging the provincial jail discriminated against Monnette's
"17.02.2017 09:24:00" theprovince.com Two Indiana eighth-grade girls went for a hike on a day off school Monday. Their bodies were found a day later. Autopsies performed Wednesday determined that the bodies found alongside a stream are those of Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, both of Delphi Two Indiana teens went hiking on a day off from school Monday and didn't come back. Their bodies were found Tuesday, and now police are hunting for a suspect.
"17.02.2017 08:48:00" theprovince.com Oshawa, Ont. man shoots himself in the leg while trying to make necklace from a bullet Police say the 50-year-old man tried to pull apart a bullet with vise grips. The powder inside the bullet ignited, which caused an explosion Police are reminding people not to use live ammunition to make jewelry.
"17.02.2017 08:12:00" theprovince.com 'Not what I signed up for': An inside look at why Apple failed to revolutionize the TV industry The device isn't critical to Apple's bottom line, but it's central to the company's services segment because the living room is where consumers consume media The Apple TV was supposed to replace the clunky set-top boxes from the cable companies and stream live television. It never happened. #tech
"17.02.2017 07:36:00" theprovince.com NASA may add astronauts to a test flight moon mission 'We can be on the moon in President Trump's first term and orbiting Mars by the end of his second term' Make space travel great again: Is Donald Trump sending astronauts back to the moon?
"17.02.2017 07:00:02" theprovince.com FBI sting nabs white supremacist who was planning attack in "the spirit of Dylann Roof" Benjamin McDowell didn't have a specific target in mind, once telling the undercover agent he might just shoot at a party of black people, the FBI wrote in… “I got the heart to do that s—, but I don't have the good training.”
"17.02.2017 06:24:00" theprovince.com Don't mistake teen sexual confusion for gender dysphoria: Teacher Gender dysphoria is a diagnosis that should be years in the making, says teacher-counsellor Daryl Wakeham. A veteran Vancouver teacher and counsellor has a warning for educators who are buying into what he sees as a pop psychology fad to over-diagnose gender dysphoria in young people.
Daryl Wakeham, who has taught for 13 year in public schools and 25 in
"17.02.2017 05:48:00" theprovince.com Gordon Clark: UBC shouldn't be bragging about all those international students At least once a year, the University of B.C. shows up in the news, crowing excitedly about what an "international" university it has become and bragging about the high percentage of its students wh… "As a publicly funded university, shouldn't the primary responsibility of UBC and other public institutions be the education of Canadians?
"B.C. taxpayers contributed $590 million to UBC's 2016-17 budget and were also responsible for another $18 million
"17.02.2017 05:12:01" theprovince.com Workplace rudeness takes surprisingly heavy toll, says researcher The fruits of nasty office politics and rudeness can linger for an average of three days and even negatively impact productivity Is rude behaviour or office politics a problem in your workplace?
"17.02.2017 04:24:55" theprovince.com B.C. judge urged to reject denials of three teenagers accused in death of teen in Whistler A prosecutor urged a judge Thursday to reject the denials of three teenagers accused in the fatal swarming attack of another teen in Whistler. Court heard that all three teens had blood from the victim on their boots or clothing, with one of the teens being arrested with a knife with the victim's DNA on it in his possession.
"17.02.2017 04:00:01" theprovince.com Vancouver Trump tower opening draws renewed international scrutiny Some Instagram posts of Vancouver-based CEO of Holborn Properties Joo Kim Tiah have drawn as major media outlets in the U.S. and Europe turn to the grand opening of Holborn's Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on Feb. 28. Reporters at major American newspapers have been quietly reaching out to Postmedia regarding President Donald Trump.
Their hope? To see if there's any possible conflicts of interest in the string of Trump-related properties outside of the U.S.
"17.02.2017 03:24:00" theprovince.com Ontario man forgot he hid $100,000 in cash inside TV 30 years ago. Then it was found in a scrap heap In a lapse of memory, the man actually gifted the television — with the cash still inside — to a friend who years later brought it to the recycling depot “In his mind, he thought it was still somewhere else in his house.”
"17.02.2017 02:45:25" theprovince.com 'We want her back:' Abbotsford parents mourn toddler who died of suspected pneumonia A review is underway after an Abbotsford toddler died of suspected pneumonia that went undetected during back-to-back hospital visits. Nimrat Gill, 3, died on the morning of Feb. 7, during her second visit to Abbotsford Regional Hospital in as many days.
But her family wonders if there may have been a different outcome if their daughter had received a more thorough examination during
"17.02.2017 02:11:00" theprovince.com Killer Douglas Garland lived in Metro Vancouver area for years while on the run from earlier charges The Liknes couple and their little grandson disappeared in June 2014, leaving behind a bloody home. Their bodies have never been found. Douglas Garland, who was convicted today of the grisly slayings of Alvin and Kathy Liknes, and their five-year-old grandson, lived in the Metro Vancouver area in the 1990s while on the run from drug charges.
"17.02.2017 01:36:00" theprovince.com Two Metro Vancouver properties on the auction block in new sales strategy Harcourts Canada, a newcomer to Metro Vancouver's real estate scene, wants to make housing auctions a common and accepted way of buying and selling homes. Are housing auctions more fair to potential home buyers than blind bids? A new company wants to change the way real estate is sold in Metro Vancouver.
"17.02.2017 01:30:11" youtube.com Jimmy Eat World 'Get Right' Jimmy Eat World are in the National Post Studio singing "Get Right" Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch, Zach Lind. Visit the official Jimmy Eat... Enjoy the Jimmy Eat World performance of 'Get Right' in National Post music studio.
"17.02.2017 01:00:00" It's "Make or Break" time for the Canucks The Canucks are wrapping up a road trip even the players called "make or break."
"17.02.2017 00:24:00" theprovince.com Trump administration stops challenge of travel ban, says it will introduce new, revised version instead The original ban has been stopped by the courts in the U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said Thursday it will replace a contested travel ban with a new ban.
"16.02.2017 23:48:00" theprovince.com Five things about new Pat Quinn statue at Rogers Arena Quinn is credited with directing the then-struggling franchise towards respectability. The Vancouver Canucks are honouring the memory of Pat Quinn with a life-size bronze statue of the big Irishman outside Rogers Arena. We have everything you need to know about the new statue. #sports
"16.02.2017 23:14:25" youtube.com The Trews perform a stripped down 'Beautiful & Tragic' The Canadian band The Trews are in our studio playing a stripped-down version of their song, Beautiful and Tragic. The Trews are a Canadian hard...
"16.02.2017 23:12:00" theprovince.com 'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many U.S. restaurants The boycott was aimed squarely at President Donald Trump's efforts to crack down on immigration. Immigrants around the U.S. stayed home from work and school Thursday to demonstrate how important they are to America's economy and way of life, and many businesses closed in solidarity, in a nationwide protest called A Day Without Immigrants.
"16.02.2017 22:56:26" vancouversun.com Langley RCMP on lookout for escaped wallaby … seriously The search is on for a missing marsupial in Langley. RCMP are say a wallaby, a smaller cousin of the kangaroo, has escape its enclosure from a private residence and has been spotted hoppin… Have you seen this wallaby? It's gone missing from a Langley home.
"16.02.2017 22:36:00" theprovince.com Clark calls in Canada's ambassador, special envoy to map B.C. softwood strategy Clark says they need a new softwood agreement that protects the jobs of thousands of British Columbians employed in the province's forest industry. Premier Christy Clark called a special cabinet meeting today to help map British Columbia's approach to reaching a new softwood lumber trade agreement with the United States.
"16.02.2017 21:35:37" theprovince.com Jury finds Douglas Garland guilty of killing Liknes couple, grandson Nathan It took jurors just 8.5 hours to find Garland guilty of the revenge-motivated killings of a Calgary couple and their little grandson. BREAKING: Douglas Garland has been found guilty of killing Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O'Brien.
The horrible case captivated Canada as details of Garland's obsession with torture and the Liknes couple emerged. The
"16.02.2017 21:24:00" theprovince.com Muslim prisoner's human rights complaint about treatment in Kamloops jail heads to hearing The complaint says the jail discriminated against his religious practice when it failed to provide him with a Qur'an, decorative prayer mat for his cell and a halal diet. A complaint to the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal by an inmate alleging Kamloops prison staff discriminated against him, including a claim that a correctional supervisor called him "a f—ing Muslim terrorist," will move ahead to a hearing.
"16.02.2017 20:48:00" theprovince.com Robert De Niro and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. offer $100,000 reward to prove vaccines are safe In 2016, De Niro pulled discredited doctor Andrew Wakefield's anti-vaccine documentary, Vaxxed, from the Tribeca Film Festival after a massive outcry Actor Robert De Niro and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. held a press conference Wednesday to push an anti-vaccine agenda.
De Niro, who has a son with autism, and Kennedy peddled numerous discredited claims about the safety of vaccines, suggesting they cause
"16.02.2017 20:30:00" theprovince.com Surrey woman suing Abbotsford cops - claims officer drew gun and called her 'fat' The woman is suing three Abbotsford police officers, the Abbotsford Police Department and the City of Abbotsford. A Surrey woman says a police officer drew a gun on her, forced her to the ground, hit her and called her "bitch" and "fat" after stopping the woman for allegedly speeding 18 kilometres over in a 50 km/h zone.
"16.02.2017 20:12:00" theprovince.com Parents hope for the best if underground West End substation gets the go-ahead B.C. Hydro assures the public underground substations are safe and the new ones will be safer yet. "There's definitely a feeling it's a done deal."
Many parents are resigned to a new underground B.C. Hydro substation going in near a West End school annex.
"16.02.2017 20:04:13" business.financialpost.com The other side of Hunter Harrison's CP legacy: white-collar workers... Job cuts under the former CP Rail CEO have office workers regularly riding the rails creating, according to the union, a potentially dangerous situation. #business
"16.02.2017 20:00:00" theprovince.com Watchdog chastises Northern B.C. Mounties for poor reporting in missing-persons cases The watchdog also found problems with police investigations of public intoxication, personal searches and use of force. An independent watchdog has uncovered shoddy reporting by RCMP officers in northern British Columbia that makes it impossible to tell whether many missing-persons cases were properly investigated.
"16.02.2017 19:40:35" youtube.com The Sounds stripped down version of 'Something To Die For' Swedish indie rockers Maja Ivarsson and Jesper Anderberg from THE SOUNDS perform a stripped-down version of their song "Something To Die For". Official websi...
"16.02.2017 19:36:00" theprovince.com Rockridge film class tells tale of Upson's inspiring run to 1982 hoops title with West Van Longshot: The Brian Upson Story premieres Feb. 24 at the Kay Meek Centre in West Vancouver. Film students from Rockridge Secondary have produced a documentary on the West Vancouver Highlanders' run to the 1982 Triple A boys provincial basketball title. Highlanders coach Brian Upson had been battling cancer for two years and died two weeks after
"16.02.2017 19:01:33" business.financialpost.com Facebook takes on LinkedIn by letting businesses recruit people through... Called Jobs, the new feature gives businesses access to the hundreds of millions of Facebook daily users in both Canada and the U.S. Called Jobs, the new feature gives businesses access to the hundreds of millions of Facebook daily users in both Canada and the U.S. #business
"16.02.2017 19:00:00" theprovince.com B.C. investigating PharmaNet system breach that compromised information of 7,500 people A statement says says about 7,500 people have had their basic profiles viewed while another 80 or so people have had their recent medication history viewed. The B.C. Ministry of Health has launched an investigation into four incidents of what it calls “unusual” PharmaNet activity in which four people are believed to have accessed personal information in the system.
"16.02.2017 18:24:00" theprovince.com UFC: Five things about GSP returning With the UFC in dire need of marquee names to headline major events, it appears that one of the biggest draws in the company's history is on his way back to the Octagon. Is Georges St-Pierre actually returning to the UFC? We look at five fighters he may face in the Octagon. #sports
"16.02.2017 17:48:00" theprovince.com Canadian government removes kitten from webpage promoting girls in science and technology A date at the bottom of the web page shows it was updated on Feb. 15, the same day Postmedia reported about the controversy. A day after Postmedia reported about the controversy over a government of Canada website to promote girls in science, the page has been drastically altered and no longer specifically mentions girls or uses images of kittens or fashion as promotional
"16.02.2017 17:25:07" business.financialpost.com Life is about choice, and money decisions can be intimidating To figure out the right money moves for you, we turned to some financial experts to sort through some of the confusion. RRSPs or TFSAs? Save or pay down debt? What the #!%*? #MillennialsAndMoney
"16.02.2017 17:15:11" driving.ca Driving Toronto CIAS: Aston Martin steals the show driving.ca: We're at The Official Canadian International AutoShow and bringing you all the top stories right here: http://driving.ca/specialsection/auto-shows/toronto
"16.02.2017 17:12:00" theprovince.com A public poisoning? Piecing together how North Korea's Kim Jong Nam was killed Three suspects — two women and a man — were picked up separately Wednesday and early Thursday. The women were identified using closed-circuit TV footage How were two women able to assassinate the half brother of the North Korean leader in the middle of a busy airport?
"16.02.2017 16:36:00" theprovince.com Melania Trump goes to Washington for first official appearance since Donald Trump was sworn in Melania took her Israeli counterpart to one of Washington's hottest tourist attractions, the National Museum of African American History and Culture First Lady Melania Trump joined her husband in welcoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara to the White House on Wednesday — the first official appearance the First Lady has made since January 20 when her husband was sworn into
"16.02.2017 15:24:00" theprovince.com Trump sons to attend grand opening of Vancouver tower and hotel Two of U.S. President Donald Trump's sons have been confirmed as attending the grand opening later this month of a new hotel in Vancouver that… Public relations firm Talk Shop says Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump will participate in the opening for the Trump International Hotel and Tower on Feb. 28.
The tower, designed by architect Arthur Erickson, is 69 stories tall with 147 luxury guest rooms
"16.02.2017 14:52:53" theprovince.com Jane Park won the lottery at 17. Now she blames lotto officials for 'ruining her life' 'My life would be so much easier if I hadn't won,' Jane Park says. 'I have material things, but apart from that my life is empty. What is my purpose in life?' "I have material things, but apart from that my life is empty. What is my purpose in life?"
Jane Park went from being a temp to a millionaire at 17 when she won a lottery. Now she's debating suing the lottery agency for ruining her life.
"16.02.2017 14:12:27" theprovince.com One of the rarest cars in Canada on display to celebrate Canada 150 in B.C. One of the rarest cars in Canada is now on display at the Royal B.C. Museum, in celebration of Canada 150. The Esso 67-X was commissioned by oil and gas corporation Esso 50 years ago, to celebrate Canada's centennial in 1967. “This is the only original Know a rare-car buff? They might get a kick out of this one.
"16.02.2017 13:36:01" theprovince.com Rockridge film class tells tale of Upson's inspiring run to 1982 hoops title with West Van This is a story about a story about a story. This is a story about how a group of 20 film students from Rockridge Secondary, led by Grade 12 director Tavis Kelpin and Grade 11 producer Meryl Ste… Longtime Highlanders coach Brian Upson died two weeks to the day his West Van team claimed the Triple A boys provincial basketball title with a 49-48 win over the Argyle Pipers in 1982.
Longshot: The Brian Upson Story premieres Feb. 24 at the Kay Meek
"16.02.2017 11:48:00" theprovince.com Fishermen to fight feds over expected B.C. ban near fragile Hecate Strait reefs The group says said it expects the DFO to announce the Hecate Strait glass-sponge reef marine-protected area this week, effectively banning fishing in the area. Canada's largest commercial fishermen's organization says it will fight the federal government over its expected decision to ban fishing near fragile glass-sponge reefs in B.C.'s Hecate Strait.
"16.02.2017 11:12:00" theprovince.com Conservatives accuse Liberal government of playing politics with Islamophobia motion "It's time we talked about these issues in much more mature terms,"Tory MP David Anderson told the House Wednesday night during a debate on M-103 The Conservative caucus appeared prepared to have a Commons committee study faith-based intolerance but did not want to privilege anti-Muslim intolerance, arguing any study should address itself to hate aimed at Christians, Jews, Sikhs and other faiths as
"16.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Christie Blatchford: Lesson from triple murder trial: don't anger the psychopaths in your midst Douglas Garland's petty grievance against Alvin Liknes grew to incorporate Liknes' wife Kathy and was flexible enough to subsume their five-year-old grandson Do not inadvertently piss off the quiet psychopaths in your midst.
That's effectively what prosecutors Shane Parker and Vicki Faulkner say Douglas Garland is and what Alvin Liknes did.
"16.02.2017 10:00:00" theprovince.com Mexican working legally in U.S. under Obama program scooped by immigration agents for deportation U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina on Friday at his father's home. A Seattle-area man who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation under a policy by President Barack Obama is suing the federal government over his arrest and detention last week.
"16.02.2017 09:24:00" theprovince.com 'Yet another innocent child': Toddler and uncle killed in Chicago shooting streamed on Facebook Live A pregnant woman was also wounded when a gunman opened fire on their car. The city is experiencing a surge of gang-related violence A toddler and his uncle were killed and a pregnant woman was wounded in Chicago on Tuesday when a gunman opened fire on their car as they drove through the city's West Side, in a shooting captured on Facebook Live.
"16.02.2017 08:48:00" theprovince.com PayPal poised to buy Vancouver's TIO Networks for $304 million TIO has spent the last 20 years building an online, multi-option network to clear and manage bill payments outside of banking networks for millions of consumers. PayPal has made a $304 million offer for a Vancouver company. #tech
"16.02.2017 08:12:00" theprovince.com WestJet pilot orders pizza for rerouted Air Canada passengers in Fredericton "Hey guys, I'm from WestJet and we do things differently. Want some pizza?" Air Canada is apologizing to passengers who found themselves rerouted late at night to Fredericton with nothing to eat — that is, until a WestJet pilot stepped in to buy them pizza.
"16.02.2017 07:33:00" theprovince.com Two people arrested in Surrey after walking across U.S. border Two people have been arrested at the Canadian border in Surrey after they walked from Washington State into Canada on Wednesday morning. Two people who walked across the border this morning appear to be from somewhere in Europe. They were arrested and turned over to the Canadian Border Services Agency.
"16.02.2017 07:00:00" theprovince.com 'Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?' Harrison Ford has run-in with commercial flight The actor is also an experienced pilot, but the FAA is investigating after a small plane Ford was landed on the wrong runway, almost hitting an American Airlines jet The FAA is investigating after actor Harrison Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport.
"16.02.2017 06:24:00" theprovince.com German woman charged with murdering and beheading her lover with a saw during a sex game The 32-year-old is accused of killing the 28-year-old while he was blindfold, tied to a bed and wearing goggles blacked out with masking tape A German woman has been charged with murdering her lover with an electric circular saw during a sex game - but she says she has a reason.
"16.02.2017 05:48:00" theprovince.com Is Putin testing Trump? Russia deployed cruise missile, violating Cold War-era treaty Sen. John McCain called on the Trump administration to ensure U.S. nuclear forces in Europe are ready, saying Putin was 'testing' Trump Russia has deployed a cruise missile in violation of a Cold War-era arms control treaty and is operating an intelligence-collecting ship off the coast of the U.S. Is Putin seeing what he can get away with?
"16.02.2017 05:12:00" theprovince.com Organ transplants surge in B.C. because of fentanyl-overdose deaths B.C.'s overdose epidemic, especially deaths involving fentanyl, is behind a significant increase in the number of organ transplant donors, according to a B.C. Transplant agency leader. Of the 59 donor organs (from 20 donors) used in transplants in the first six weeks of this year, a quarter were from people who died of an overdose. That compares to 37 organs from 10 donors transplanted in the same time period of 2016.
"16.02.2017 04:33:00" theprovince.com Vancouver's Finn Wolfhard on starring in Netflix's 'Stranger Things' and 'It' remake Another pattern in his career? All things creepy. Vancouver actor Finn Wolfhard is only 13 but he's all about the '80s these days. He's a lead cast member of Netflix's buzzy retro horror series "Stranger Things," and he's also shooting an adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel "It." #arts
"16.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com B.C. gangster pleads guilty in Montreal to role in international cocaine conspiracy A B.C. gangster linked to one of the biggest arms seizures in Canadian history has pleaded guilty in Montreal to a series of drug, explosives and firearms charges. Prosecutors said Shane “Wheels” Maloney controlled the massive weapons cache, which Prosecutors said Shane “Wheels” Maloney controlled the massive weapons cache, which contained 1,475 sticks of dynamite, two pounds of C-4 explosives, remote controls for the explosives, detonators and hundreds of firearms and prohibited gun parts.
"16.02.2017 03:24:00" theprovince.com 'Our pride includes our police': LGBT activists rally against Black Lives Matter plan to shun cops Black Lives Matter has successfully gotten police excluded from pride parades in Toronto and Halifax Some of Vancouver's most seasoned LGBT activists have begun organizing to stop Black Lives Matter from excluding police in the annual Vancouver Pride Parade.
Do you think police should be a part of Pride?
"16.02.2017 02:48:00" theprovince.com Central Saanich police arrest 81-year-old in historic sex assaults Police believe there could be more victims who have yet to come forward. Police on Vancouver Island have arrested Geradus Wilhelmus Peters, 81, in connection with alleged historic sexual assaults against minors that took place in Central Saanich between 1975 and 1986.
"16.02.2017 02:12:00" theprovince.com B.C. government signs LNG benefits agreement with First Nations It is not clear whether the deal is a final one and has been ratified by the community, some of whose hereditary leaders have opposed the project. Premier Christy Clark's government and Lax Kw'aalams First Nation Mayor John Helin announced today a benefits agreement worth hundreds of millions of dollars on the controversial Pacific Northwest LNG project.
"16.02.2017 01:45:06" youtube.com Bobby Bazini 'C'est La Vie' acoustic performance in NP Music studio Multiplatinum, soul-infused, singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini performs a stripped down 'Cest La Vie' for #NPSessions in the NP Music studio.... Bobby Bazini joined us in the National Post music studio to perform an acoustic version of "C'est La Vie"
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"16.02.2017 01:36:00" How to tweak NAFTA Canada is 'cautiously optimistic' about NAFTA after Trump meeting. Here are two things that might get changed when Donald J. Trump renegotiates NAFTA with Justin Trudeau
"16.02.2017 01:00:00" theprovince.com B.C. conservation officer attacked, injured by cougar in West Kootenay region The cougar was killed by the officer, who received minor injuries. A cougar that attempted to enter a West Kootenay home through a window attacked and injured a conservation officer responding to the incident.
"16.02.2017 00:24:02" theprovince.com University of Alberta part of team of researchers to find autism biomarkers in infancy The experts were part of a U.S. and Canadian project that was able to identify infants who will be diagnosed with autism at two years of age Researchers say being able to detect biomarkers associated with autism could create a vital window for young patients “at a time when preventive efforts are possible.”
"15.02.2017 23:48:00" theprovince.com B.C. children's ministry in line for budget boost, says finance minister Mike de Jong isn't providing details but he says recent reports have called for sweeping changes in the ministry's operations that require additional funding. British Columbia's finance minister says the Children and Family Development Ministry will receive a financial boost in next week's budget.
"15.02.2017 23:12:00" theprovince.com Stuart McLean, bestselling author and host of CBC Radio's 'Vinyl Cafe,' has died In December, McLean announced he was suspending the long-running program to focus on treatment for melanoma A beloved Canadian radio voice has been lost.
"15.02.2017 22:33:00" theprovince.com Aunt of drowned Syrian child Alan Kurdi to release memoir 'The Boy on the Beach' Tima Kurdi, who is based in Coquitlam, B.C., was thrust into the media spotlight and became a public face of the family's shock and grief. The heartbreaking photo of young Alan Kurdi's lifeless body lying face down on a Turkish beach received worldwide attention in September 2015 and generated outrage over the plight of refugees fleeing war-ravaged Syria. Now the boy's aunt, who lives in
"15.02.2017 22:00:01" theprovince.com A month after announcing her divorce, Scarlett Johansson says monogamy is not 'natural' 'It's something I have a lot of respect for and have participated in, but I think it definitely goes against some instinct to look beyond' "I don't think it's natural to be a monogamous person."
Scarlett Johansson has opened up how she feels about relationships and monogamy.
"15.02.2017 21:24:00" theprovince.com Home sales in B.C. return to 'historic averages,' says real estate board The British Columbia Real Estate Association says B.C.'s housing market has tumbled from record highs posted in 2016 to return to what it calls historic averages Are things finally returning to normal in B.C.'s overheated housing market? But what is normal now?
"15.02.2017 20:48:00" theprovince.com 'I would hope that somebody would do that for me:' Pregnant woman comforts man struck by car “I held him until the paramedics got there.” The man appeared to be unconscious, said Amanda Muller, who is five months pregnant. "I held him until the paramedics got there."
Amanda Muller knelt next to a man lying injured on the dark, wet road and stayed with him until help arrived.
"15.02.2017 20:10:12" Government to write off $178 million in student loans The money represents 32,554 loans that officials believe they will never be able to collect, either because a debtor filed for bankruptcy or the... The federal government for the second year in a row is writing off millions in student loans it will never collect, this time to the tune of $178.4 million.
"15.02.2017 20:01:49" The Vancouver Sun Turn Up the Volume: Gay Nineties' frontman Parker Bossley gives us a special acoustic first look at the Vancouver band's debut album, Decadent Days.
Sound by Dwayne Morgan of June Production.
"15.02.2017 19:36:00" theprovince.com Engaged on Valentine's Day: Love trumps travel ban at Canada-U.S. border Lesser men might have faltered, but Nader Saber did not. Two sweethearts, Iranian by birth, didn't let Trump's travel ban prevent them from getting engaged. They just had to get creative - and made it happen at the Peace Arch monument.
"15.02.2017 19:00:00" theprovince.com Nudists call for fewer clothed visitors at clothing optional beaches Canada's clothing-optional beaches are at the centre of a turf battle between nude bathers and their clothed counterparts. Should nudity be mandatory at nude beaches?
"15.02.2017 18:24:00" theprovince.com Suspected 'LOL' killer arrested in poisoning death of North Korea leader's estranged half-brother Suspect, a 28-year-old Asian woman, was positively identified from closed-circuit television footage at Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian police arrested a woman carrying Vietnamese travel documents who is suspected of involvement in the murder of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's half-brother.
"15.02.2017 17:44:00" It's the question everyone's asking today: Who is Joe Trudeau?
Full story: http://www.theprovince.com/news/world/watch+trump+spokesman+sean+spicer+talk+about+98prime+minister/12910552/story.html
"15.02.2017 17:31:59" National Post Music Watch Bobby Bazini perform in the National Post music studio.
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"15.02.2017 17:12:00" theprovince.com B.C. methadone patients pen guide for users on how to navigate treatment program It is scheduled for release next week but is available on the centre's website. "It's trying to give people the straight goods on what it is like to try and get yourself out of the hole of addiction."
A new guide to navigating opioid treatment in the province has a "street-level perspective" to help users.
"15.02.2017 16:36:00" theprovince.com South Carolina woman chained for two months says captor bragged he had 100 victims Todd Kohlhepp, 45, faces murder, kidnapping and weapons charges. He is not charged with sexual assault despite the fact Kala Brown says he raped her twice a day for months A South Carolina woman who spent two months chained inside a large metal container says her captor raped her daily and bragged that he was good at killing, claiming that his victims tallied nearly 100.
"15.02.2017 16:01:12" theprovince.com B.C. couple who beat cancer joins Ride to Conquer Cancer to give back Life was rich with promise for Adam Charania and Nicola Anderson in 2015. "Instead of a baby, we got cancer."
Adam Charania and Nicola Anderson were living a dream when they bought their first home and then learned they were pregnant. That dream turned into a nightmare, though, when the fetus was replaced by a tumour.
"15.02.2017 15:24:00" theprovince.com Convicted Air India terrorist Inderjit Reyat can now live at home: Parole Board of Canada Inderjit Singh Reyat was released from prison a year ago, after completing two-thirds of his perjury sentence for lying at the trial of two co-accused. The only man convicted in the 1985 Air India bombing no longer has to stay in a halfway house and can now live at his family home, the Parole Board of Canada has ruled.
"15.02.2017 14:48:00" theprovince.com Hope man thrilled with government decision to cover expensive Parkinson's drug therapy Duodopa Therapy, which provides pain relief and greater freedom of movement, is a $60,000 per year treatment for people like Mansfield. Hope retiree Barry Mansfield, who has advanced Parkinson's disease, was thrilled with the news Tuesday that the B.C. government will now cover an expensive drug therapy.
"15.02.2017 14:12:00" theprovince.com B.C. brings in 13-year-old Ontario-based IBM consultant to push youth-tech movement Tanmay Bakshi is not your average 13-year-old. Like many others his age, he loves bicycling and table tennis. But the IBM consultant (yes, that's correct) also started learning computer coding at age 5 and developed his first iPhone app by age 9. One of the highest-profile speakers at next month's B.C. Tech Summit will also be one of the youngest.
"15.02.2017 13:06:03" theprovince.com Second man pleads guilty in connection with the abduction and slaying of a man in North Vancouver A second man has pleaded guilty in connection with the abduction and slaying of a man in North Vancouver more than a year ago. On Friday, Casey James Hiscoe made a brief appearance in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to On Friday, Casey James Hiscoe made a brief appearance in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to unlawfully confine and to accessory after the fact to murder.
The pleas were entered in connection to the slaying of Peng Sun,
"15.02.2017 13:00:01" theprovince.com Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at Westminster NEW YORK, N.Y. - Quite a rally for Rumor — a commanding comeback for German shepherds, too. And the winner is...
"15.02.2017 12:25:08" theprovince.com Slain bus driver worked nights to help look after granddaughter Early Tuesday morning, Irvine Fraser, 58, died after a passenger allegedly stabbed him at the end of his route at the University of Manitoba. A Winnipeg bus driver close to retirement who worked the evening shift to help look after his granddaughter was killed by a passenger Tuesday. Do you think bus drivers need better protection?
"15.02.2017 11:12:01" theprovince.com Saskatchewan man fined $500 for threatening to shoot Justin Trudeau in Facebook rants The judge wrote in his decision that didn't think Hayes planned to kill Trudeau, but he had no hesitation in finding that the posts constituted a threat towards the PM Do you think a $500 fine for threatening to kill the prime minister in a Facebook post is too much punishment or not enough?
"15.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Garland jury deliberations start Wednesday Along with a meat saw and spare blades, meat hooks, multiple knives, handcuffs and other restraints, jurors were told about the contents of a hard drive found hidden in the basement rafters of the Garland home. The jury will start its work Wednesday in the disturbing trial of Douglas Garland, who is accused of killing Kathy and Alvin Liknes and their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O'Brien.
"15.02.2017 10:00:32" theprovince.com Austrian police arrest 'Hitler's double' He sports a Hitler moustache, combs his hair in the style of the Fuehrer and dresses in Nazi-era regalia Austrian police have arrested a man who dresses up like Hitler after he was seen repeatedly in front of the home where Hitler was born.
"15.02.2017 09:25:06" theprovince.com Father recalls last words to son who died on world's tallest water slide 'Brothers stick together.' Caleb Schwab, 10, died when he was decapitated riding the world's tallest water slide in Kansas. Now the family is speaking out about the terrible accident.
"15.02.2017 08:45:09" theprovince.com Playboy magazine reverses position, brings back nudes Nudity is back in the fold for 63-year-old publication, now under the creative direction of founder Hugh Hefner's 25-year-old son Naked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous.
"15.02.2017 08:10:08" theprovince.com Disney drops YouTube's PewDiePie over offensive videos He has more than 53 million subscribers to his YouTube account and his videos routinely receive millions of views. YouTube star PewDiePie, who makes millions of dollars for his online channel, is under fire and losing sponsors following a report that he made anti-Semitic videos.
"15.02.2017 07:35:08" theprovince.com Pollution found even in the world's deepest ocean trenches Scientists have discovered the presence of chemical pollutants in some of the ocean's deepest trenches. We have touched every part of our world now, as scientists have discovered high levels of pollution even in the most remote parts of the ocean.
"15.02.2017 07:00:19" theprovince.com O'Leary is again the target of other Conservative candidates O'Leary said he would embrace LGBTQI people, legalize marijuana and defend reproductive rights, Kevin O'Leary was once again the target of other Conservative leadership candidates at an unofficial debate.
"15.02.2017 06:24:00" theprovince.com The Provies: Retool is dead, a Sbisa conspiracy theory and the Virtanen cliffhanger Now we know what the Canucks look like without Bo Horvat. Slow. Soft. Overwhelmed. "This is a rebuild. It may not be the rebuild you want, but this is it."
Jason Botchford says the Canucks aren't retooling because they haven't shown any signs of improvement. They're rebuilding, for better or worse. What do you think? #sports
"15.02.2017 05:49:00" theprovince.com Women take to Vancouver's streets and march against violence Thousands gathered Tuesday in the intersection at Main and Hastings streets for the annual Women's Memorial March in Vancouver. Organizers say that despite the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, “the reality on the ground in the Downtown Eastside has not changed.”
"15.02.2017 05:13:00" theprovince.com Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert and husband welcome Valentine's Day baby Cupid's arrow has struck Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert and his husband Romi after the pair welcomed a baby boy on Valentine's Day. Dev Juno weighed seven pounds and seven ounces and was born by surrogacy at 12:24 a.m., minutes after Family Day ended and just as Valentine's Day got underway.
"15.02.2017 04:36:00" theprovince.com Vancouver Pride Parade's police presence in crosshairs of duelling petitions The group that organizes Vancouver's Pride Parade every summer is being pulled in opposite directions over the presence of uniformed police officers marching in the event. While Black Lives Matter Vancouver is calling on the Vancouver Pride Society to “remove any and all presence” of uniformed members of the VPD and RCMP from the parade, a second petition was launched by an ad hoc group of four lesbian, gay, bisexual,
"15.02.2017 04:35:13" theprovince.com The Bachelorette casts its first woman of colour Producers of The Bachelorette and The Bachelor will finally be making history in the upcoming season of The Bachelorette The Bachelorette is casting its first ever woman of colour. #arts
"15.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com Watch Trump spokesman Sean Spicer talk about 'Prime Minister Joe Trudeau of Canada' The cheer of a drama-free day was swiftly overshadowed by an incoming storm of palace intrigue, back-stabbing, leaks, international incidents and a spying scandal that rocked Donald Trump's White House Palace intrigue, back-stabbing, leaks, international incidents and a spying scandal has rocked Donald Trump's White House Tuesday.
But amid all the chaos, Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer took the time out to acknowledge Monday's “incredibly productive”
"15.02.2017 03:24:01" theprovince.com Worst selfie ever? Broken phone, banged-up passenger — and a speeding ticket Trying to take a high-speed selfie on the Sea to Sky Highway turned out to be a 'dangerous and expensive' lesson for a couple of Family Day… “As the officer positioned his vehicle for a traffic stop, a passenger in the speeding car suddenly stood up and reached through an open sunroof to begin taking a video with a smartphone,” said the WVPD on its Facebook page.
And that's when things really
"15.02.2017 02:48:01" theprovince.com Women outnumber men in Victoria, but even there dating can be tricky for all Finding love in Victoria can be as challenging for men as women, despite what statistics show, says a local author. How difficult was it for you to find love — or have you still not found it?
"15.02.2017 02:15:50" theprovince.com Mike Smyth: Election is payback time for tapped-out B.C. taxpayers For five years now, the B.C. government has been extracting more money than it needed to take from you, racking up massive budget surpluses in the hundreds of millions of dollars every spring. "Isn't it just a little bit tacky to expect people to be grateful when all you're doing is giving back what you took in the first place?
"That's like a mugger returning your wallet and then the mugger wants you to buy him a latte to say thanks," writes
"15.02.2017 01:36:00" Coquitlam RCMP search for romance fraudster Video: A romance fraudster is stealing hearts and then stealing his victims' money, police say.
"15.02.2017 01:00:22" youtube.com Agnes Obel performs 'It's Happening Again' in NP Music studio 'Citizen Of Glass' is the new album from Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel. Obel dropped by National Post Music studio to perform the atmospheric... Agnes Obel gives a moving performance in the National Post Music Studio of "It's Happening Again".
"15.02.2017 01:00:03" theprovince.com Wayne Moriarty: Trudeau is right about mental health funding. Let's reopen Riverview. A few years back, an old high school acquaintance would phone me at work every few months just to talk about his concerns. Wayne Moriarty is calling for the reopening of Riverview Hospital for the mentally ill in Coquitlam to assist the thousands who need help.
Our communities will be so greatly enriched when we make this a health-care priority, he writes.
"15.02.2017 00:24:18" Five things to know about the throne speech Video: Here are five things to know about the B.C. government's throne speech.
"14.02.2017 23:50:10" theprovince.com Port to plant eelgrass gardens off Tsawwassen terminal It's part of initiatives by the port to offset environmental damage caused by several large-scale projects. The Port of Vancouver is proposing to plant vast gardens of eelgrass on the ocean floor this year to benefit marine life ranging from fish to crabs near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal.
"14.02.2017 23:12:00" theprovince.com Homicide cops identify Coquitlam murder victim Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-4448, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Police have released the name of the man found dead Saturday evening on a trail in Coquitlam. Shawn Curtis George, 44, was a Tri-Cities resident who was known to police.
"14.02.2017 22:35:05" theprovince.com Heavy rain forecast for Metro Vancouver tonight A prolonged period of rain, which at times will be heavy, is expected to hit the South Coast after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Which would you rather have - snow or rain?
"14.02.2017 22:28:19" theprovince.com B.C. Liberal government promises financial relief in throne speech Details were scarce, but Clark promised tax cuts as recently as December in an interview with Postmedia News. "Your government is now in a position to pay you back."
Premier Christy Clark promised "financial relief for taxpayers" in today's throne speech.
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"14.02.2017 21:25:08" theprovince.com Step boldly on the West Coast Trail One of Canada's most famous backcountry hiking routes, the West Coast Trail spans from Bamfield to Port Renfrew on the west coast of Vancouver Island Have you hiked the West Coast Trail?
"14.02.2017 20:48:00" theprovince.com Ivanka Trump posts photo of herself behind Oval Office desk with Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau Ivanka Trump tweeted that she had spoken to her father and Justin Trudeau about 'the importance of women having a seat at the table!' Ivanka Trump caused a stir by sharing a photo of herself sitting at the president's desk on social media. While some applauded the photo, others said she hadn't earned the right to sit in the president's chair.
"14.02.2017 20:45:41" National Post Music Watch Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies perform the popular song, "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm"
"14.02.2017 20:12:00" theprovince.com Coquitlam RCMP warn of romance fraudster targeting Metro Vancouver women The man uses aliases including Richard Harvey Silver, Jack Harvey, Dan Whelan and James Whelan. RCMP in Coquitlam hope a Valentine's Day warning will help them find a man who has been preying on unsuspecting women searching for love.
"14.02.2017 19:00:37" theprovince.com KKK leader found dead and now wife and stepson charged Frank Ancona called himself an imperial wizard with the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan The KKK leader was found dead by a river Saturday. Now his wife and stepson have been charged in his death.
"14.02.2017 19:00:35" theprovince.com Cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging and ad bans Licensed producers of medical marijuana argue that cannabis isn't as dangerous as tobacco. Do you think marijuana products should have the same plain packaging and limits on advertising as tobacco products?
"14.02.2017 18:25:09" theprovince.com Hugh Jackman shows off bandaged nose after cancer treatment Jackman has been open about his battle against skin cancer in recent years. Hugh Jackman has revealed another treatment for skin cancer. The 48-year-old star of the X-Men and Wolverine franchises posted a selfie on social media Monday showing off his bandaged nose. #arts
"14.02.2017 17:45:15" theprovince.com Christie Blatchford: Greyhound killer's freedom a leap of faith Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, was once committed to hospital but released before he killed Tim McLean. The man who beheaded and cannibalized a Greyhound bus passenger was recently given total freedom by the Manitoba review board. It's a leap of faith in him -- but too big a leap?
"14.02.2017 17:15:14" theprovince.com Group that helps men re-enter workforce hit by roof collapse A non-profit society that helps men get geared up to get back in the workforce has been hit hard by the weather. The Working Gear Clothing Society has an office at Joyce Street and Kingsway, but the ceiling collapsed under the weight of recent snowfalls, destroying inventory and putting their program on hold. The non-profit is now looking for a new location.
"14.02.2017 16:35:09" theprovince.com Half-brother of Kim Jong Un killed by female assassins: Report Kim Jong Nam fell into disgrace after he was caught in Japan trying to go to Tokyo Disney The older half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been killed in Malaysia by two female agents with "poison needles," South Korean media outlets reported Tuesday.
"14.02.2017 16:00:01" theprovince.com Big unions are big donors to NDP, but amenable to banning their contributions Similar to big corporate donors to the B.C. Liberals, big unions are major contributors to the B.C. NDP. Unions among the top 50 donors to the NDP… Unions among the top 50 donors to the NDP gave $12.79 million between 2005 and 2015, accounting for more than 30 per cent of the NDP's total contributions of $42 million.
Experts say these donations can influence government decisions, including on
"14.02.2017 15:36:01" theprovince.com Hugs, kisses not in cards for Valentine's Day start at B.C. legislature Romance is not in the cards for British Columbia's politicians who return to the legislature Valentine's Day for a throne speech that sets the stage for a provincial budget and a scrappy spring election, say political experts. There will be no love lost at the B.C. legislature today.
"14.02.2017 14:38:43" theprovince.com Fraser Institute's rankings show improvement at public schools The report is based on the annual Foundation Skills Assessment, a standardized test of reading, writing and numeracy skills of 4th and 7th graders in B.C. that is administered by the B.C. ministry of education. The Fraser Institute's annual school rankings report shows that nine out of 10 elementary schools in B.C. that have shown improvement over the last year are public, but the annual report continues to show that elite independent schools such as Crofton
"14.02.2017 13:39:59" theprovince.com Global university ranking puts UBC among world's most 'international' schools UBC is now among the most international academic institutions in the world, placing 12th in the Times Higher Education report earlier this month. UBC officials noted the growth of international undergraduate students at the school, with 12,000 — or 23 per cent — of all students on-campus now being from abroad. (SFU's international students make up 18 per cent of its student body.)
"14.02.2017 12:36:00" theprovince.com 'World's heaviest woman': 500-kg Egyptian travels to India in cargo plane for weight loss surgery Egyptian media describe 36-year-old Iman Abdel-Atti as the world's heaviest woman and say she hasn't left her house in 25 years Abd El Aty, 36, believed to be the world's heaviest woman, weighing around 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds) will undergo weight reduction surgery in India after an intervention from the country's foreign minister ensured her a visa.
"14.02.2017 11:36:01" theprovince.com Hamas names hardliner its new leader as militant wing takes over Gaza operations "Hamas is undergoing changes, as can be seen by his very election because he is very extreme," a former senior Israeli intelligence official said of… The appointment of Yehiya Sinwar, who was freed by Israel in a 2011 prisoner swap after two decades behind bars, solidifies the takeover of Gaza operations by the armed wing of Hamas from civilian leaders.
The military wing, which controls thousands of
"14.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Did Adele break her Grammy Award in half in honour of Beyonce? In her acceptance speech, Adele paid tribute to her competition, who looked on, in tears from the audience, mouthing “I love you, thank you.” It turns out the break was a mere accident.
"14.02.2017 09:36:00" theprovince.com Supporters rally behind McGill student rep who called for Zionists to be punched MONTREAL — In this age of trigger warnings and micro-aggressions, a university campus is not where you would expect people to rally behind someone who called for physical violence. Students attending a council meeting reported that elected representatives declined to denounce Igor Sadikov — but stood by as a Jewish council member was singled out.
"14.02.2017 08:36:00" theprovince.com Variety telethon raises millions for B.C.'s needy kids The 51st annual Show of Hearts Telethon got a single donation of a whopping $1 million Sunday, bringing the total raised this year to over $5 million. “It was exciting, it was moving, it was humbling – the whole day was almost overwhelming”
"14.02.2017 07:36:00" theprovince.com Did Donald Trump really know Pierre Trudeau and respect him greatly? A review of the evidence Trump met the Canadian prime minister at a 1981 banquet just as Trudeau's popularity began to plummet “I'm honoured to be here with Prime Minister Trudeau, whose father I knew and respected greatly,” Donald Trump at the opening of a joint lunch with Justin Trudeau.
Trump met Pierre Trudeau in November 1981 at New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel. The elder
"14.02.2017 07:05:00" theprovince.com U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns after reports he lied about contacts with Russia Flynn's departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup in the president's senior team of advisers President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia.
"14.02.2017 06:36:00" theprovince.com Thousands of chickens killed in Abbotsford barn fire Thousands of chickens were killed after a large barn fire broke out in Abbotsford Monday. The fire started around 6:30 a.m. at a poultry farm in the 4300-block Tolmie Road on the Sumas Prairie. When firefighters arrived, the blaze had destroyed one barn housing 5,000 chickens and had spread to a second barn containing another 5,000 birds.
"14.02.2017 05:36:02" theprovince.com Cocaine addiction a matter of genetics, UBC researchers say Scientists at UBC have genetically engineered mice to resist cocaine addiction, suggesting that habitual drug use is a genetic trait Unlike normal mice, the genetically engineered rodents did not show addictive behaviour even after repeated injections of the narcotic over days, suggesting that habitual drug use in humans may be a matter of genetics.
"14.02.2017 04:36:01" theprovince.com Petition calls for B.C. Family Day date change to align with other provinces As British Columbians enjoy the long weekend, thousands say the province is celebrating Family Day at the wrong time. A petition on Change.org is calling for B.C. to align its Family Day holiday with six other provinces, including Alberta and Ontario, which hold it a week later on the third Monday of February.
The petition had over 18,000 signatures. What do you think?
"14.02.2017 03:36:01" theprovince.com Micro-suites in Vancouver: Small-time living or living small? A “tiny” battle has flared up in Vancouver about the advisability of permitting micro-suites: are they too small; do they put people down? Developers want to build them, but Vancouver planners say no.
What do you think about permitting micro-suites in Vancouver?
"14.02.2017 02:36:01" theprovince.com John Ivison: Flattery gets Justin Trudeau everywhere with Donald Trump The two men are unlikely to become golfing buddies, but the foundations have been laid upon which a constructive rapport can be built Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary had suggested that Trudeau versus Trump would be like Bambi versus Godzilla.
In fact, it was more like Winnie the Pooh and Piglet — “We'll be friends forever, won't we, Pooh?” asked Piglet; “Even longer,”
"14.02.2017 01:20:02" theprovince.com Burger King: B.C. judge awards $46,000 to cook fired for taking food A B.C. woman who was fired after 24 years of working at Burger King for taking home a fish sandwich combo without paying has been awarded $46,000 for wrongful dismissal. The manager testified she thought the cook was asking only to take home “fish” as in a fish sandwich, and not an order of fries as well.
The judge ordered the franchisee to pay $21,000, which reflects a year's worth of salary, and $25,000 in aggravated
"14.02.2017 00:36:00" How dateable are you (based on your credit score)? Your credit score is used to determine things such as whether you get a mortgage or can rent a property or secure a job, but what if it also determined whether you could get a date?
"13.02.2017 23:36:01" theprovince.com This con man lied his way into Princeton. Decades later, he was found squatting in a mountain shack Alexi Santana was the self-educated running star from the Montana desert, where he trained on his own, riding a horse named “Good Enough” and herding cattle for a living. Infamous con man, who TIME named one of the 'Top 10 Imposters,' tried to convince Aspen police he was from Ontario when nabbed for the latest escapade
"13.02.2017 22:36:00" theprovince.com 'Balaclava rapist' day parole extended but tightly restricted: parole board Newly released documents reveal the parole board has been keeping a tight rein on the man known as the balaclava rapist since he was granted day parole last year. Larry Takahashi is serving three life sentences after pleading guilty to 14 charges involving 23 victims, although parole board documents say he admitted to have many more sexual assault victims in Edmonton in the 1970s and 1980s.
He was granted day
"13.02.2017 21:36:00" theprovince.com The new tool to fight fentanyl: a nasal spray that stops overdoses in their tracks The RCMP in Surrey B.C. was among the first to receive the nasal-spray version of Narcan, the brand name for naloxone. The RCMP in Surrey B.C. only had naloxone kits for two days the first time they saved a life
Now, the kits are moving eastward as provinces like Ontario brace for the deadly drug's spread
"13.02.2017 21:27:54" National Post Music Kirty performs an unplugged version of 'That's Not Me' in the National Post Music studio.
"13.02.2017 20:36:00" theprovince.com Three suspicious fires lit Sunday night in East Vancouver An investigation is underway this morning into three arson fires in East Vancouver that appear to be related. No one was injured in any of the fires.
"13.02.2017 20:03:17" business.financialpost.com In search of super athletes: How Jose Bautista and MLB see technology... From iPads to wearables, the Toronto Blue Jays' right-fielder told the Post that tech is being used more often as every player statistic is placed... From iPads to wearables, the Toronto Blue Jays' right fielder says that tech is being used more often as every player statistic is placed under the microscope. #business #tech
"13.02.2017 19:37:42" theprovince.com French man sues Uber for $48 million over app glitch he says made his wife suspect he was cheating This isn't to say that he was cheating, just that he didn't want his wife to see his totally kosher Uber rides along the French Riviera The man argued that it was a glitch in Uber's iPhone app that led to the breakup of his marriage
It was unclear if an affair had in fact occurred, but the accidental notifications sent to his wife's phone were enough evidence for the woman to conclude
"13.02.2017 18:36:33" theprovince.com Whitecaps set to swoop for Fredy Montero The Colombian was most recently playing in China but is looking to return to MLS. A striker was asked for, a striker may have been got.
The Whitecaps look to be on the verge of a big signing: ex-Seattle Sounders striker Fredy Montero.
"13.02.2017 17:37:04" theprovince.com Passengers dash for the exits after United Airlines pilot rants over intercom about Trump and Clinton Passengers reportedly fled a flight before it could take off on Saturday — after a United Airlines pilot went on a bizarre rant over the intercom. 'If you don't feel safe get off the airplane,' the pilot said after the bizarre rant.
After about half her passengers left, she was removed from the flight
"13.02.2017 17:00:38" theprovince.com The high-stakes handshake: Justin Trudeau meets Donald Trump at the White House Trudeau and his senior cabinet ministers have one overarching goal: keep Canada out of the president's protectionist trade crosshairs Trump and Trudeau were both smiling and appeared to greet each other warmly as they shook hands at the door to the West Wing before the president ushered the prime minister inside.
"13.02.2017 15:36:01" theprovince.com Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Cross needles public about drug crisis Sculpture a classic example of 'outsider art,' the latest such work to come out of (Randy) Pandora's box. There are about a hundred needles in the piece.
“This is an average of one month's injections for the average heroin addict,” says Randy Pandora. “(They shoot up) three to five times a day. A cocaine addict is up to eight or 10 times a day.”
"13.02.2017 14:39:39" theprovince.com Vancouver Island 'serial entrepreneur' has high hopes for new venture, despite controversial past Crause's past dealings have landed him in trouble with police and regulators, and caused investors and customers to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars. He has failed to make court-ordered repayments to theft victims, or pay penalties levied by B.C Over the past 20 years, Kenneth Ivan Crause has been a pastor, helicopter pilot, financial planner and tea importer, as well as a convicted thief and fraudster.
"13.02.2017 13:37:56" theprovince.com Mickey Mouse comes to Surrey in museum exhibit of Disney collectibles David Lesjak has two passions: the Second World War and Disney collectibles. And he showcases both in a new exhibition of historic Disneyana at the Surrey Museum. The most intriguing item might be a Mickey Mouse gas mask that was designed for British children in 1941, when German planes were bombing England.
The exhibit is open now but the grand opening is Friday.
"13.02.2017 12:36:02" theprovince.com Willes' Musings: It'll be a tough rebuild for the Canucks. Just look at the Sabres. With snowmageddon seemingly over, here's something else you'd like to see go away: the Monday morning musings and meditations on the world of sports. The Sabres have resources of which the Canucks can only dream, writes Ed Willes — and they're still below the NHL playoff bar.
"13.02.2017 11:36:00" theprovince.com Cyberbullying within army called suicide risk to vets: 'This is going to end with a body' Canadian military commanders have been warned about a cyber civil war between serving and former military personnel and veterans with mental illnesses Canadian military commanders have been warned that veterans with mental illnesses are being bullied online by their fellow soldiers, a situation it is feared could prompt some to commit suicide.
"13.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Whitecaps 1 RSL 1: Techera learns about video review, Reyna puts on a show When you settle in for a pre-season game, you have to set the bar low. The small moments, some of them intrigue, but it's rarely worth it to draw too much in the big picture. It's early yet, but Yordy Reyna could win himself a big following among Whitecaps fans if he continues to play like this.
"13.02.2017 09:36:00" theprovince.com The complete list of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards winners, as they unfold The biggest and longest night in music went down Sunday with the 59th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The year's biggest frontrunner, Beyoncé, led with nine nominations for her album Lemonade, but it was Adele who swept the majority of the evening's biggest awards, including Album of the Year for 25.
"13.02.2017 08:36:01" theprovince.com Your name may be ruining your life: How to avoid becoming a victim of 'alphabetism' Economists found compelling evidence that the first letter of your last name matters quite a bit — especially when you're young Are people's lives and fortunes really affected by whether their last name begins with a “W” rather than a “C”?
Two University of Colorado economists found compelling evidence that the first letter of your last name does matter quite a bit.
"13.02.2017 07:36:00" theprovince.com Fireballs and booby traps: On the front lines with the oil workers battling ISIL 'If hell is fire, then this place is hell on Earth,' said Ayad Al Jboory, 42, assistant chief geologist for the North Oil Co. 'It looks like the end of the world' Each oil well is a battle unto itself, revealing the ISIS militants' willingness to harness chaotic destruction as a weapon.
"13.02.2017 07:00:00" theprovince.com Putin considers handing over Snowden as a 'gift' to the United States under Trump Edward Snowden said on Saturday that reports Vladimir Putin was considering handing him over to the U.S. as 'a gift' to Donald Trump was proof that he is not a Russian spy Edward Snowden said that reports Vladimir Putin was considering handing him over to the U.S. as “a gift” to Donald Trump was proof that he is not a Russian spy.
"13.02.2017 06:36:01" theprovince.com Four years in prison for grandfather who sexually assaulted his daughter A grandfather will spend the next four years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting his daughter in the 1980s. The 67-year-old man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the complainant, was released from jail last summer after serving 15 months for molesting his granddaughter — the young daughter of his original victim.
"13.02.2017 05:36:01" theprovince.com North Korea puts U.S. on nuclear hotseat: 'Trump is going to have to face a truly fateful decision' Trump will be forced to deal with ongoing threats from North Korea as that country gains the ability to threaten the continental U.S. with a nuclear strike Either the U.S. gets the Chinese to help increase pressure on North Korea through sanctions, or Trump will have “a truly consequential decision,” said the president of the Council on Foreign Relations.
“Trump is going to have to face a truly fateful
"13.02.2017 05:00:05" theprovince.com Gender wage gap in Canada is nearly twice the global average, says non-profit Catalyst Canada "The challenges they are likely to face include the gender wage gap, slower rates of promotion than men, lesser access to "hot" jobs," says Catalyst Canada's Tanya van Biesen. Canadian high-potential women in their first job not only earn less than their male counterparts, the gender wage gap is nearly double the global average, according to most recent Catalyst Canada statistics.
Is it evident to you that a gender wage gap
"13.02.2017 04:36:00" theprovince.com Body of high-profile KKK leader found by a river a few days after he disappeared, police say The body of Frank Ancona, of Leadwood, Missouri, was discovered late Saturday on a river bank in a rural part of the state A Missouri man who identified himself as the leader of a Ku Klux Klan chapter has mysteriously been found dead several days after he was reported missing, officials said.
"13.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce Monday, showing the rising policy influence of the first daughter who has stressed her commitment to A White House official said the two countries would launch a new task force called the United States Canada Council for the Advancement of Women Business Leaders-Female Entrepreneurs.
Ivanka Trump, who has been a vocal advocate for policies benefiting
"13.02.2017 03:36:00" theprovince.com Let the games begin: Peter Julian first to officially, definitely, join the NDP leadership race After seven months of waiting, the federal New Democrats have scored their first leadership candidate. His campaign phrase is 'seize the moment' With the campaign phrase “seize the moment,” Peter Julian made the 25-minute, bilingual announcement at the Columbia Theatre in New Westminster and broadcast it live on Facebook.
He has represented New Westminster and Burnaby in the House of Commons
"13.02.2017 03:29:21" theprovince.com Canucks 4 Sabres 2: Burrows comes up big to beat Buffalo BUFFALO – Alex Burrows had one goal, one assist and a significant spark for his team as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 Sunday night to salvage their National Hockey League weeken… The Vancouver Canucks are now 2-2 on their difficult six-game road trip, which continues Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
"13.02.2017 02:36:00" theprovince.com Pilot walks away with minor injuries from ultralight crash in Surrey The pilot of an ultralight plane that crashed in Surrey Sunday afternoon walked away from the accident with only minor injuries. What's the closest you've come to death? A pilot of an ultralight plane crashed in Surrey and escaped with only minor injuries.
"13.02.2017 01:36:01" theprovince.com Valentine weddings: Love is in the air at Robson Square Love was in the air as more than a hundred couples tied the knot Sunday in a free wedding ceremony at Robson Square. With Valentine's Day on the horizon and a brilliant sunny sky, some of the couples taking part in the third annual free wedding day at the Vancouver landmark said the offer was too good to turn down.
"13.02.2017 01:00:16" youtube.com Arkells "Come to Light" in-studio NP Music Arkells perform an acoustic version of "Come to Ligh't" in the NP Music studio. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/nationalpostmusic Follow us on... Arkells perform as acoustic version of "Come to Light" in the #National post Music studio
"13.02.2017 00:36:03" theprovince.com UFC 208 Holm vs. de Randamie: 10 Things We Learned Last Night “The Iron Lady” is the inaugural UFC women's featherweight champion, earning the title with a unanimous decision win over Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 208 E. Spencer Kyte runs back the talking points and takeaways from UFC 208, where Germaine de Randamie claimed the women's featherweight title and Anderson Silva got back in the win column.
"13.02.2017 00:15:06" youtube.com The Pack A.D. 'Yes I know' Becky Black of The Pack A.D. performs 'Yes I know' for National Post Music. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/nationalpostmusic... Becky Black of The Pack AD rocks 'Yes I know' for #NPMusic. https://youtu.be/0kQUu2G3jIw #cdnmusic
"12.02.2017 23:36:01" theprovince.com B.C. universities moving away from allowing students to judge sex assaults Universities in B.C. and Ontario are shifting away from allowing students to investigate sexual assault allegations against fellow students. Do you agree that B.C. universities need trained, trauma-informed investigators to handle sexual assault allegations?
"12.02.2017 22:36:01" theprovince.com Dramatic increase in people having Canadian citizenship revoked since Trudeau elected Controversy continues over a Liberal promise to repeal a Harper-era act that lets the government revoke the citizenship of dual nationals convicted of serious crimes At least 236 people have been served notice of Canadian citizenship revocation since the Liberals came into federal office — a dramatic increase over previous years that is the result of Harper-era legislation
"12.02.2017 21:36:03" theprovince.com Wine Guy's guide to the Vancouver International Wine Festival 39th Annual Vancouver International Wine Festival To Feb. 19 | various venues Info: vanwinefest. Some things to know about this week's Vancouver International Wine Festival #life
"12.02.2017 20:36:00" theprovince.com Farah Shroff: International Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day is important A woman dies in childbirth every two minutes — 99 per cent live in the developing world. But women also die in childbirth in Metro Vancouver (thankfully, this is rare) — and so do babies. Sunday is International Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day in Vancouver. #health
"12.02.2017 19:36:02" theprovince.com Wayne Moriarty: Life as a parking attendant can be a real page-turner I first really took notice of Jane Wan maybe seven years ago. "On those nights when I leave Jane after our one-minute conversation, I delight in how this woman makes the most of an otherwise dead boring job."
"12.02.2017 18:50:08" youtube.com Alan Doyle performs 'So Let's Go' Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea fame is in the National Post Music studio performing the hit, "So Let's Go". Official Anal Doyle website:... Does this song bring back memories?
Alan Doyle sings 'So Let's Go' in our National Post music studio.
"12.02.2017 18:37:05" theprovince.com 'This is it, this is the end of my life': Survivor recalls Parksville electrocution The man who survived a major electric shock while working in Parksville is speaking out about the freak accident that killed his friend of 17 years. Jonah McMillan said he and Callum Steele had just finished repairing the gutters of a three-storey “It means so much that everyone cares,” Jonah McMillan said.
"12.02.2017 17:36:00" theprovince.com IHIT investigate suspicious death in Port Coquitlam Homicide investigators are looking into a suspicious death in Port Coquitlam. IHIT officers are in the 1300 block of Laurier Avenue in Port Coquitlam investigating a suspicious death
"12.02.2017 16:49:31" National Post Music Watch #Juno2017 nominee Coleman Hell in our #NPMusic studio performing an unplugged version of his hit single Fireproof.
"12.02.2017 16:36:01" theprovince.com Mike Smyth: How Christy Clark's hacking smear backfired Premier forced into rare apology after falsely accusing NDP of illegally accessing B.C. Liberal website Mike Smyth on a very stinky week for the premier.
"12.02.2017 15:36:00" theprovince.com Stanley Park night patrol launched following homicide and assault Vancouver's park board and police are bolstering security in Stanley Park with nighttime patrols following recent attacks that left one man dead and another in hospital. Police released a public warning on Feb. 7 in the wake of the Feb. 1 stabbing Vancouver parks director Howard Normann said two rangers have been assigned to a designated patrol of Stanley Park's seawall and trails.
"12.02.2017 14:36:00" theprovince.com State of the union: Getting married in B.C. today more about choice than numbers Why marry? Statistics show weddings are in decline, but without the restraints of necessity, matrimony is more an expression of free will. Of all new unions in Canada, only one out of four couples choose to marry. Nonetheless, married couples or common-law couples continue to be the dominant family form in this country. Today a look at modern marriage: #life
"12.02.2017 13:36:00" theprovince.com Ed Willes: Wait for it … Canucks don't have quick fixes planned for trade deadline At last year's National Hockey League trade deadline, the Vancouver Canucks had two veteran players they tried to move for future assets: Dan Hamhuis and Radim Vrbata. What do you hope will happen with the Canucks at the trade deadline in two weeks time? #sports
"12.02.2017 12:36:00" theprovince.com Beer Ye, Beer Ye: Kelp Stout (Tofino Brewing Company) Craft beer has become such a global phenomenon that some label descriptions can look out of place. Styles with origins in specific cities or countries are now brewed the world over. Fancy a kelp stout? #life
"12.02.2017 11:36:00" driving.ca Five amazing classics from the RM Sotheby's Paris auction We want every single one of them What's your favourite car of all time? #driving
"12.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Dominican paper apologizes for using Alec Baldwin photo for Donald Trump SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Alec Baldwin does a pretty convincing Donald Trump impersonation - just ask a newspaper in the Dominican Republic. Oops. #arts
"12.02.2017 09:36:00" theprovince.com If Marine Le Pen becomes France’s president, Jews who hold dual citizenship will be forced to lose one The leader of the anti-immigration Front National said she would bar the French from holding the citizenship of countries outside the European Union, except for Russia Sound familiar? Le Pen is forecast to win the first round of the presidential election in April. Although the polls suggest she would then be defeated in the decisive second round the following month, the mainstream parties are increasingly afraid that
"12.02.2017 08:36:00" theprovince.com Side Dishes: Calling all hungry social media darlings Foodies have a chance to vie for a five-day trip to Hong Kong with exclusive tastings, celebrity chef meet-ups (like with three-Michelin star chef Alvin Leung), food tours, business class travel and five-star accommodation adding up to about $8,000. Only Got 20,000 Twitter followers or over 10,000 followers on Facebook or Instagram?
"12.02.2017 07:26:00" theprovince.com Drake says he didnt ask woman to remove hijab at concert Drake said his comment about taking off the scarf was nothing more than friendly banter, adding he is well aware of what a hijab is and would never demean anybody wearing one Drake posted a message on his Instagram account Friday saying he wasn't showing disrespect to Muslims when he joked with a fan about taking off her winter scarf at his London concert Thursday night.
"12.02.2017 06:37:00" theprovince.com Rona Ambrose says release of man who beheaded Greyhound passenger ‘doesn’t seem right’ Ambrose says in a Facebook post that the release of Will Baker -- who was formerly Vince Li -- doesn't seem right and that Justin Trudeau must put the rights of victims first Will Baker — who was formerly Vince Li — started living on his own in a Winnipeg apartment last November but was still subject to rules and nightly monitoring to ensure he took his medication.
"12.02.2017 05:36:01" theprovince.com Widely ridiculed 6-story Los Angeles artwork may be revamped LOS ANGELES, Calif. - For 40 years, Joseph Young festooned public buildings, open spaces and private places across his adopted city of Los Angeles with dozens of brilliant, colorful mosaics, larger-than-life murals and towering sculptures. The space-age-looking pointy edifice that stands six stories tall and is covered with 1,494 colorful lights that once blinked in time to music blasted from its four gigantic speakers was mocked from the day it made its feedback-ridden, embarrassingly
"12.02.2017 05:00:04" theprovince.com University apologizes with heavy hearts and great embarrassment for Hitler Valentine's Day card The card was in a bag that was handed to some students Wednesday night by a member of the College Republicans, which immediately apologized while distancing itself from the incident The card shows Adolf Hitler alongside the words “my love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews,” according to Central Michigan Life, a student newspaper.
"12.02.2017 04:36:00" theprovince.com Winter storm blows over in time for Family Day Stand down the snow shovel. The latest coastal snow storm seems to have blown over, with the Coquihalla Highway and Highway 1 reopening Saturday morning and sunshine making an appearance in Environment Canada's forecast for Sunday and Monday. Icy After an ugly few days, Environment Canada was predicting clouds and showers on Saturday, with a little sunshine Sunday and Monday.
"12.02.2017 04:00:02" theprovince.com Shedding light on Quebec's history of slavery Through his music and walking tours, rapper and educator Aly Ndiaya — a.k.a. Webster — is working to raise awareness. February is Black History Month. In Quebec, most people are unaware of the black and native slavery in their province's past. And yet, between 1629 and 1833, there were a reported 4,185 slaves there.
"12.02.2017 03:36:00" theprovince.com Smart soles and other high-tech ways to stop falls The future of fall prevention could be in the soles of your shoes. That is where an Ottawa-based high-tech company is focusing its work — on smart insoles that could predict when seniors are at risk of falling, among other things. The company, Autonomous The BioSole can be used to prevent injuries in the workplace, to monitor and prevent sports injuries, and to monitor and track the progression of diseases such as Parkinson's, company officials say. It can also help predict a person's risk of falling by
"12.02.2017 03:00:00" theprovince.com Abbotsford's Dynamic Windows and Doors hires Iraqi and Syrian refugees to make windows for U.S. market The firm started hiring refugees in 2013; today, the proportion of refugees among the firm's 230 workers approaches 40 per cent. “We were looking at needing some more people, and got connected with a church group,” said Brian Davies, whose company was among 100 firms at a Friday forum in Vancouver sponsored by the non-profit Immigrant Employment Council of B.C.
"12.02.2017 02:36:00" theprovince.com Gender wage gap in Canada is nearly twice the global average "The challenges they are likely to face include the gender wage gap, slower rates of promotion than men, lesser access to "hot" jobs," says Catalyst Canada's Tanya van Biesen. Tanya Van Biesen and Erin Leonty from Catalyst Canada sat down with us recently to discuss gender equity
"12.02.2017 01:59:20" National Post Music Watch Canadian band Metric in our National Post Music Studio performing their hit song "Lie Lie Lie".
"12.02.2017 01:36:30" theprovince.com Woman reaching for dropped hat plunges nine metres to her death off of World Trade Center escalator Jenny Santos of Kearny was trying to retrieve a hat dropped by her twin sister while the two were on an escalator at about 5:30 a.m. when she reached too far over the railing The transportation hub provides connections between New Jersey's trains and New York City's subways. It opened about a year ago and is used daily by more than 300,000 commuters.
"12.02.2017 00:36:00" theprovince.com Apple's Tim Cook: Fake news is 'killing people's minds' LONDON - Apple chief executive Tim Cook says fake news is "killing minds," and governments and tech firms must act to stop it. The boss of Apple Inc. says firms have a duty to "create some tools that help diminish the volume of fake news" without curbing free speech.
"12.02.2017 00:00:17" youtube.com Metric 'Lie Lie Lie' Canadian rock band Metric is in-studio singing Lie Lie Lie in the National Post Music studio. Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead, and Joules... Watch Canadian band Metric in our National Post Music Studio performing their hit song "Lie Lie Lie".
"11.02.2017 23:36:00" theprovince.com Latest snag for Petronas LNG terminal plan in B.C. is the race for premier The latest challenge facing a $27 billion liquefied natural gas terminal that Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Bhd. wants to build in… The NDP's John Horgan thrust the LNG project into the middle of his campaign on Friday, telling reporters it was “poorly sited.” He vowed to “find a better place and a better way” to build the gas export terminal should he become premier.
"11.02.2017 22:36:03" theprovince.com Jeff Paterson: Not a stretch to say Canucks' rookie Troy Stecher is standing tall Troy Stecher is holding his own in one of the best National Hockey League rookie classes in recent memory. While the 22-year-old Richmond native isn't going to steal any Calder Trophy votes from Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, Patrik Laine or Matthew Tkachuk as rookie of the year, his point production is impressive when compared to his peer group — first-year
"11.02.2017 22:14:22" National Post Music LIGHTS rocks an acoustic version of her hit song "Up We Go"
in the National Post Music studio.
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"11.02.2017 21:59:34" theprovince.com Canucks could have had 1 point or 2, but settle for none in loss to Bruins BOSTON — It was Miller time today at the Boston Garden, which was a bitter brew for the Vancouver Canucks. Defenceman Colin Miller and forward Kevan Miller scored for the Boston Bruins, and Canuck goalie Ryan Miller let David Pastrnak's shot rattle in off the webbing of his catching glove with two minutes remaining as Vancouver lost 4-3.
"11.02.2017 20:17:52" theprovince.com High-risk sex offender arrested after being spotted on SkyTrain in Burnaby A high-risk sex offender has been arrested after being spotted on a SkyTrain in Burnaby, according to police. Antoine Naskathey, 36, had been the subject of a media release Friday after a warrant was for issued breaching a long-term supervision order, Naskathey is a second-time federal offender on a six-year supervision order for a sexual assault. In 2001 and 2009, Naskathey was convicted for breaking into homes and sexually assaulting female residents.
"11.02.2017 20:06:30" theprovince.com "Black widow" imprisoned for ordering hit on Gucci heir will receive $1.47m a year from his estate 'I would rather weep in a Rolls-Royce than be happy on a bicycle': Patrizia Reggiani paid a hitman $465,000 to murder her husband “I would rather weep in a Rolls-Royce than be happy on a bicycle.”
"11.02.2017 20:00:30" theprovince.com Good samaritan and mother of two dies after being struck on highway A woman from Kamloops who was struck by a vehicle while helping at the scene of a highway crash has died from her injuries. A Go Fund Me campaign has been set up to help the family.
"11.02.2017 19:36:00" theprovince.com Boy with mystery broken bones has gene abnormality linked to pain insensitivity VANCOUVER - A British Columbia boy who was seized twice by the Children's Ministry due to his mysterious broken bones has been found to have a rare gene abnormality linked to a condition that blocks all feelings of pain. The family's case has raised questions about possible systemic biases against aboriginal parents as well as health-care gaps in the north. Sixty per cent of children in care in B.C. are indigenous.
"11.02.2017 19:27:05" National Post Music Watch the The Katherines perform 'Ultra Violet' in the National Post music studio.
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"11.02.2017 18:41:31" Good news travellers, The Coquihalla Highway has been reopened in both directions but you should still drive with caution. Highway 1 between Yale and Boston Bar was also reopened around 10:30 a.m. with Drive B.C. advising the lanes are narrowed with snow
"11.02.2017 18:36:08" theprovince.com Canada 150: Amazing Grace's career a long list of firsts To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. Today: Grace McCarthy “Amazing Grace” to her fans, Grace Mary McCarthy brought the Social Credit Party back from near collapse in 1972 after an NDP led by Dave Barrett shattered the two-decade reign of W.A.C. Bennett.
"11.02.2017 17:36:33" theprovince.com Now that's a bunny. Pnut, an 18-pound Continental giant rabbit, turns heads Pnut weighs 18 pounds and is almost two feet in length. Most breeds of rabbit weight 10 pounds, tops. Pnut lives on a diet of hay, pellets and vegetables. Kale is a particular favourite and Pnut can easily nosh through a bundle a day. He also has a sweet tooth, and likes apples and bananas, which is allowed only in limited amounts. “If anything lands on
"11.02.2017 16:49:58" Coquihalla update: Drive B.C. said northbound lanes may reopen around 10 a.m. and "crews were setting up staging for commercial vehicles and actively clearing traffic queues".
"11.02.2017 16:38:48" The Coquihalla Highway was reopened southbound around 4 a.m. Saturday but northbound lanes remain closed and travel is treacherous. Drive B.C. has said northbound lanes may reopen around 9 a.m. Highway 1 between Yale and Boston Bar is due to reopen
"11.02.2017 16:34:03" theprovince.com 'We had to run': Refugees walking across B.C. border in fear of U.S. crackdown It was a cold February night and the ground was covered with snow when Juan, Carmen and their 11-year-old son Jose slipped across the U.S. border into British Columbia. Carmen is seven months pregnant and she dreaded being separated from her children if You may have heard about the surge in refugees claiming asylum after crossing the Canadian border into Manitoba — anecdotal evidence suggests that may be starting to happen here too.
"11.02.2017 16:00:11" theprovince.com Andrew Coyne: Collective resistance is only way to contain the Trump threat The sort of Finlandization scenario, in which we would sit quietly and hope not to fall under Trump's ravenous eye, strikes me as not only dishonourable, but futile The policies of the United States under President Donald Trump, it grows more clear each day, cannot be regarded in the same light as those of any president we have known, writes columnist Andrew Coyne.
"11.02.2017 15:24:00" theprovince.com Iain MacIntyre: Canucks rave about Loui Eriksson, even if stats don't justify it BOSTON — When looking at Loui Eriksson's numbers, it's difficult to see past the ones on his contract. The Canucks play the Bruins, Loui Eriksson's old team, Saturday morning. #sports
"11.02.2017 14:48:01" theprovince.com NDP leader John Horgan aligns priorities with Greater Vancouver Board of Trade NDP leader John Horgan vowed to work with the business community to create an economy that works for everyone, in a speech on Friday. “There is no divine right to rule in British Columbia,” Horgan said in his remarks during the event's question and answer session.
"11.02.2017 14:12:01" theprovince.com Woman convicted despite claiming drunk driving was to escape violent boyfriend A Penticton woman who says she had no choice but to drive drunk to escape her violent boyfriend has been convicted of impaired driving. It was the second trip back to her boyfriend's place that had the judge questioning how much she was truly afraid of him.
"11.02.2017 13:36:00" theprovince.com At least six New England Patriots now planning to skip White House visit after Super Bowl win Some, but not all, of the players cited an antipathy to Trump. 'I just don't feel welcome,' LeGarrette Blount said The new President has a few NFL champions saying "uh-uh." #sports
"11.02.2017 13:00:10" theprovince.com Vancouver Island power lines take a beating in recent storms More than 2,700 homes were without power around Vancouver Island on Friday, the result of what B.C. Hydro is calling “widespread damage” caused by snow and freezing rain. Damage is the worst it has been in 10 years, according to Ted Olynyk, the company's “What crews are finding is that when they clear an area and repair damaged poles, lines are down again because trees are coming down again. The ground is that soft."
"11.02.2017 12:24:01" theprovince.com Ontario school board forbids student trips to United States The current American political climate is too "unsafe" and unpredictable to permit cross-border travel, the Windsor-area public school board has determined. “Where one person doesn't go, nobody goes … we want to make sure nobody is excluded,” said a spokesman.
"11.02.2017 11:48:30" driving.ca Motor Mouth: EPA's demise could be Trump's stupidest mistake for the auto industry Lack of oversight could open up multiple emissions standards for states and cities, causing mayhem for manufacturers One rule is better than dozens, goes the argument. #driving
"11.02.2017 11:12:00" theprovince.com Volunteers able to refloat about 100 whales after more than 400 beached in New Zealand An official said about 300 whales died but others are swimming in the bay near the beach and have joined up with a new pod of pilot whales A spokesman said about 300 whales died but others are swimming in the bay near the beach and have joined up with a new pod of pilot whales.
"11.02.2017 10:36:01" theprovince.com Ryan has learned to love Summer of 69 — and emails Bryan every year on their shared birthday Ryan Adams has had a long history of being heckled while on stage to perform Bryan Adams's hit song and didn't always love the Canadian crooner Bryan Adams vs. Ryan Adams. The winner is...Music? #arts
"11.02.2017 10:00:04" theprovince.com Romeo, Romeo: What a Calgary high school English teacher learned answering letters to Juliet Glenn Dixon, a Calgary high school teacher, documentary filmmaker and writer, had taught Romeo and Juliet to teenagers for much of his 20-year teaching career. So when Dixon learned that the lovelorn really do leave letters to Juliet in the courtyard of A story about finding love in a surprising place. #arts
"11.02.2017 09:24:00" theprovince.com Saskatchewan Roughriders deny working out Johnny Manziel The Saskatchewan Roughriders have denied an online report that the CFL team had worked out quarterback Johnny Manziel. Johnny Manziel...in Canada??
"11.02.2017 08:48:00" theprovince.com With travel ban tied up by court challenges, Donald Trump considers writing a new one Trump's now-frozen executive order temporarily barred refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One that he would probably wait until Monday or Tuesday to take any action.
"11.02.2017 08:12:01" theprovince.com Drake clears up confusion about remark made to woman at London concert Hip-hop superstar Drake wants to set the record straight on remarks he made to a woman wearing a scarf, prompting a furor on social media. Drake posted a message on his Instagram account Friday saying he wasn't showing disrespect to Muslims. #arts
"11.02.2017 07:36:01" theprovince.com Coen brothers polishing script for 'Scarface' remake UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Joel and Ethan Coen will polish the script for a planned "Scarface" remake. Ready for a new Scarface? #arts
"11.02.2017 07:00:14" theprovince.com Museum ends Shia LaBeouf project, citing safety concerns The Museum of the Moving Image said it closed a performance art project involving LaBeouf, citing "serious public safety hazards." Actor Shia LaBeouf and others have been livestreaming a protest since Donald Trump became president, but it's been shut down because it became "a flashpoint for violence."
"11.02.2017 06:25:05" theprovince.com Turn up the volume: Mother, Mother play live in the newsroom Mother, Mother celebrate the release of their latest album, No Culture, with an intimate Facebook Live concert in our offices. In case you missed it earlier, Vancouver band Mother, Mother stopped by The Province newsroom to treat our readers to a Facebook Live show. #arts
"11.02.2017 05:48:00" theprovince.com Dramatic increase in people having Canadian citizenship revoked since Trudeau elected Controversy continues over a Liberal promise to repeal a Harper-era act that lets the government revoke the citizenship of dual nationals convicted of serious crimes Is this something Trudeau should break another election promise about?
"11.02.2017 05:10:04" theprovince.com Men freezing sperm to turn back their biological clocks Aging does affect sperm — they spin around in circles, or have two heads instead of one. "Social sperm freezing" is on the rise among men concerned that postponing fatherhood increases the risk their sperm will carry disease-causing mutations that will be passed on to their child. #life
"11.02.2017 04:36:00" theprovince.com Financial records body check WHL clubs' claims they can't afford to pay players: class action lawyers Players seeking a minimum wage from WHL teams should be able to pursue their struggle in Alberta, lawyers for their proposed class action suit told court Thursday. The lawyer representing the players said it would cost each team about $300,000 to provide their players a minimum wage — and pointed to expenditures like the $281,000 one team spent on meals and entertainment for non-players as a reason why they could.
"11.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com Ex-Canuck Kyle Wellwood throws big cheque at new concussion app He was an angel in the National Hockey League, playing 159 consecutive games at one point without a trip to the penalty box. Interesting new project for ex-Vancouver Canucks forward Kyle Wellwood, helping fund HeadCheck Health
"11.02.2017 03:24:01" theprovince.com High-risk offender on the loose in Vancouver Vancouver police are warning the public about a high-risk offender who is on the loose. Police said Antoine Naskathey, 36, is a second-time federal offender on a six-year long-term supervision order for a sexual assault. In 2001 and 2009, Naskathey was The suspect was supposed to go back to Saskatchewan, but missed a flight and is apparently still in B.C.
"11.02.2017 02:48:00" theprovince.com Big corporate donors give big to the B.C. Liberals Large corporate donors to the B.C. Liberals have given big in the past decade, with the top 50 handing out more than $30 million since 2005. Should corporate and union donations be banned in B.C.?
"11.02.2017 02:10:04" theprovince.com Man who beheaded and cannibalized bus passenger now free The decision by Manitoba's Criminal Code Review Board means he is no longer subject to any conditions. Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, beheaded and cannibalized a fellow Greyhound passenger in 2008. He has now been given an absolute discharge.
"11.02.2017 01:35:04" theprovince.com 'Buy Under Armour Now!,' Chip Wilson tells Lululemon in bus shelter ad "Under Armour is now weak," Wilson said in an ad in front of Lululemon's Vancouver headquarters. Lululemon founder Chip Wilson may no longer have a seat on the company's board but he's still trying to direct its business.
"11.02.2017 01:00:34" theprovince.com 'The housing bubble has burst': Economist sees risk to economy Housing helped keep the economy humming in 2016 while oil prices lagged, but now there's a crisis looming. An economist is warning in a new report that the housing bubble has burst, which may spell trouble for the economy. Do you think housing prices in Vancouver are finally going to drop?
"11.02.2017 00:25:04" theprovince.com Trump put Putin on hold to ask aide for help: Source The two leaders were talking about a treaty that limits nuclear weapons deployments. Putting Vladimir Putin on hold is probably never a good idea.
"10.02.2017 23:50:07" theprovince.com Victoria mom found passed out with child in running car A passerby noticed the situation and alerted police. A Victoria mother has been arrested for impaired driving after she was found intoxicated and unconscious behind the wheel with her child in the back seat.
"10.02.2017 23:10:06" theprovince.com Abbotsford police searching for high-risk offender Smith is described as 6-foot-2 and 243 pounds with dark short hair and green eyes. Sean Patrick Smith, 31, was recently released from federal custody after serving a two-year sentence for assault with a weapon, extortion and forcible confinement. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police
"10.02.2017 22:41:38" The Vancouver Sun REPLAY: Facebook Live: BC NDP leader John Horgan chats with Postmedia columnist Vaughn Palmer.
"10.02.2017 22:35:05" theprovince.com Island RCMP seek suspicious man who followed teen Anyone with information is asked to call local police or Crime Stoppers, 1-800-222-8477. Police on Vancouver Island are trying to track down a man they say followed a teenage girl several times in January, including once when he chased her on a bike before she got away.
"10.02.2017 22:25:05" business.financialpost.com Thinking about buying a home? Here are a few cold, hard facts to chew on To help you navigate one of the largest purchases you'll ever make in your life, here are some answers to commonly asked questions for first-time... First-time home buyer? How do you conquer this daunting feat, given that in big cities, so-called starter castles can cost more than $1-million? #MillennialsAndMoney
"10.02.2017 22:00:22" theprovince.com Soak Away the Stress at Scandinave Spa Nothing takes a toll on the body more than a day of snowboard riding at Whistler Blackcomb. Spa day, anyone? #life
"10.02.2017 21:25:05" theprovince.com Ghomeshi lawyer Henein under fire for university talk The prominent lawyer is scheduled to speak to three universities on Friday night Marie Henein, the lawyer who defended Jian Ghomeshi, is going ahead with a university speech despite critics saying her presence on campus contributes to 'rape culture.'
"10.02.2017 20:50:34" theprovince.com Christy Clark apologizes to NDP for hacking claims The premier has been under fire since she made the claim during a Facebook Live event with The Province. Premier Christy Clark has apologized for suggesting the NDP illegally hacked the Liberal Party website. Earlier today, Province columnist Michael Smyth revealed a privacy breach the Liberals tried to blame on the NDP was actually a result of the Liberals
"10.02.2017 20:45:06" theprovince.com Collins to take over as head of B.C. Ferries Mark Collins is taking over April 1 as the new chief executive of B.C. Ferries, replacing Mike Corrigan, who leaves at the end of March. B.C. Ferries will have a new leader starting in April. What sort of changes would you like to see him make?
"10.02.2017 20:32:03" Timeline Photos ** John Horgan is running a few minutes late; we will begin our live-stream as soon as he arrives.
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"10.02.2017 20:03:18" Turn Up the Volume: Vancouver band Mother Mother — featuring Ryan Guldemond, Molly Guldemond and Jasmin Parkin — is giving us a live first look at their new album No Culture. Mother Mother is playing five shows The Commodore Ballroom in March.
"10.02.2017 19:35:04" theprovince.com Trump to honour one-China policy after 'extremely cordial' call 'No president has ever refused to acknowledge it since the U.S. and China established diplomatic relations ... and no U.S. president has ever... President Donald Trump just backed down from what could have been a serious fight with China.
"10.02.2017 19:00:17" theprovince.com Murder charge laid in death of Japanese student Natsumi Kogawa's body was discovered at an abandoned mansion in Vancouver. A 49-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 30-year-old Japanese student Natsumi Kogawa.
"10.02.2017 18:45:38" National Post Music Watch the Juno nominated Tanika Charles in the #NPMusic studio.
"10.02.2017 18:27:02" theprovince.com McCain heiress ordered to help pay her ex's legal fees in fight over $5M prenup Justice Carolyn J. Horkins ordered Eleanor McCain to pay Jeff Melanson $125,000 after he said he would be priced out of the case by her exorbitant wealth There's a lot of money being thrown around in this high-profile divorce - and a lot more at stake.
"10.02.2017 18:00:23" business.financialpost.com Dual citizenship forces couple to tread carefully on retirement plans Tess's Canadian/U.S. citizen status complicates matters as tax treaties require she file a U.S. tax return and that will cost Family Finance: Tess's Canadian/U.S. citizen status is costing her $3,000 a year in accounting bills alone and she has to pay tax on her Canadian tax free savings accounts #business
"10.02.2017 17:54:16" theprovince.com Why did Trudeau really abandon electoral reform? "Proportional representation in any form would be bad for Canada," the PM said. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attacked the idea of proportional representation Thursday because it would give fringe parties a greater voice.
"10.02.2017 17:16:46" theprovince.com This season's flu vaccine effectiveness 'decent' at 42 per cent: researchers The vaccine effectiveness is still lower than officials want to see given the H3N2 flu strain is dangerous and leads to more hospitalizations and deaths Did you get sick this flu season?
"10.02.2017 16:30:00" theprovince.com Vancouver cut off from B.C. Interior as every major highway closed by winter storm Travel between British Columbia's south coast and the Interior is at a standstill All the main highways between Vancouver and the Interior are now closed. Travellers were stuck in their cars overnight when the Coquihalla was shut down. If you were one of those trapped, we'd like to hear about your experiences. Message us here or call
"10.02.2017 16:01:08" theprovince.com Wayne Moriarty: Distracted or impaired, the penalties for reckless driving should be the same Studies show that driving while talking on a cellphone is just as dangerous — sometimes more — than driving drunk Should distracted drivers be penalized the same as drunk drivers?
"10.02.2017 15:34:54" theprovince.com Michael Smyth: Independent MLA was source of B.C. Liberal privacy breach revelation I'm going to do something right now that I don't think I've ever done in my whole career as a newspaper reporter and columnist: Reveal my source. BREAKING: Premier Christy Clark accused the NDP of illegally hacking the Liberal Party's website after a privacy beach, even though there was no evidence. Now Province columnist Michael Smyth reveals the privacy breach was the Liberals' own fault.
"10.02.2017 15:24:01" theprovince.com Number of B.C. kids-in-care deaths, critical injuries jump dramatically 120 in care or receiving services from the B.C. government died last year, and more than 740 received "critical injuries," according to a new tally by the children's advocate. Deaths jumped from 72 in 2008 to 120 last year, while critical injuries skyrocketed from 120 to 741.
"10.02.2017 14:51:26" theprovince.com B.C. Liberal staffer hired by government, but still did work for party The B.C. government hired a Liberal party staffer into a supposedly non-partisan communications post, only to allow her to return to party organizing less than a month into the job. Technically, it's allowed under the government's rules.
Yet it highlights the long-standing and ethically dubious guidelines around how partisan staffers can do party work while also holding jobs paid for by the public dime.
"10.02.2017 14:14:16" theprovince.com B.C. aircraft crashes jump by almost 30 per cent in a year B.C. has bucked the national trend by recording almost a 30-per-cent increase in aircraft accidents in 2016 over the previous year. Twelve people died in eight fatal crashes in B.C. in 2016, which compares with seven dead in four crashes in 2015 and a five-year average of 12 dead in seven crashes.
"10.02.2017 13:36:46" theprovince.com Population shrinking in Vancouver's high-priced single-family neighbourhoods As Vancouver grows, several neighbourhoods are seeing their populations drop. There's a "re-sorting" of Vancouver's population taking place as fewer people are living in upscale neighbourhoods.
"10.02.2017 13:00:00" theprovince.com George Massey bridge project gets environmental approval VICTORIA – The B.C. government has granted itself environmental approval for a planned $3.5 billion 10-lane bridge to replace to George Massey Tunnel. The approval comes with 33 conditions, such as proper management to minimize fish impacts, restoring nearby sloughs, ensuring access for aboriginal and commercial fishers during construction and a traffic management plan.
"10.02.2017 12:24:00" theprovince.com Unsung destinations: Six places you should visit in honour of Canada's 150th anniversary Canada is a happening place this year. While Ottawa will be front and centre, there are lots of other cool spots that don't get the attention they deserve What's your must-visit Canadian travel tip. #life
"10.02.2017 11:48:00" theprovince.com Can a veggie burger that bleeds and sizzles like meat help fight climate change? The Impossible Burger isn't your run-of-the-mill veggie burger. It's a burger designed for meat lovers. It bleeds like meat, but is made entirely from plants Yum? #Life
"10.02.2017 11:12:00" theprovince.com Ed Willes: Virtanen's AHL time is 'a wake-up call,' says Benning In some respects, this story is as old as the red line. Hotshot prospect comes to team armed with press clippings and hotshot prospect experiences some early success, which only adds to the hype. “The problem with Jake is he's never had any adversity in his career,” Canucks general manager Jim Benning said.
“This is a wake-up call. He's learning how to be a pro and that's in the weight room, his nutrition and his workouts. With him it's about his
"10.02.2017 10:36:01" theprovince.com There may be plenty of celeb sightings in Antigua, but whatever you do, don’t mention it Nancy Truman: We plebs juggle plastic cups of rum punch or the Captain's Special, eager to snap photos of a place most of us will never step foot in What's your favourite celeb-spotting spot? #travel
"10.02.2017 10:00:03" theprovince.com B.C. government pledges $25 million to ease surgery backlog The B.C. government will release $25 million in one-time funding to help clear a backlog of surgeries in the coming year, according to Health Minister Terry Lake. This is the second time in the past two years that the government has provided funds to alleviate surgical waiting lists.
In June 2015, $10 million was earmarked for patients who had been waiting more than 40 weeks for a procedure.
"10.02.2017 09:24:00" theprovince.com The fashion world was rattled by the U.S. election — and you can see it on the runway Outrage seemed to steer many menswear designers. It works for some — but not all Have you changed your clothes because of Trump?
"10.02.2017 08:48:00" theprovince.com New Westminster boy gives thanks to Variety and the Show of Hearts Johannes Jongbloets is one of the countless number of kids Variety, the children's charity, has helped out over the last half-century. Johannes is one of the countless number of kids Variety, the children's charity, has helped out over the last half-century.
Sunday's Show of Hearts will be broadcast on Global from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. and streamed online at globalnews.ca. Donations
"10.02.2017 08:12:00" theprovince.com Vancouver fire hero 'would do it again in a heartbeat' Penny Szekely and 11 other civilians were honoured Thursday with Awards of Merit, the Vancouver police board's highest award for civilian bravery. A dozen real-life civilian heroes were honoured with Awards of Merit for their bravery in extremely difficult circumstances.
"10.02.2017 07:36:01" theprovince.com McGill student representative's 'punch a Zionist' tweet brings calls for him to resign "The climate at McGill has not been friendly for those who identify as Zionists in the past several years. However, this tweet takes it to a new level" A McGill student politician who encouraged people on Twitter to “punch a Zionist today” is facing calls from Jewish groups and fellow students to resign. Should he?
"10.02.2017 07:00:02" theprovince.com Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in North Vancouver kidnapping death Tian Yi Eddie Zhang pleaded guilty to manslaughter Thursday in the September 2015 kidnapping and slaying of Chinese national Peng Sun, 22. Two other men who were arrested and charged with interfering with a dead body have had their charges stayed.
"10.02.2017 06:24:00" theprovince.com Cat bites sleeping Alberta mother on arm, alerting family to burning home Grande Prairie — A family pet saved its owners from an early morning blaze Thursday after their mobile home caught fire. The parents and two kids were asleep when the cat came into the parents' bedroom and bit the mom on the arm to alert her to the fire.
The family escaped and called the fire department.
"10.02.2017 05:48:00" theprovince.com Two Vancouver police officers won't face charges for civilian death British Columbia's Criminal Justice Branch says two Vancouver police officers will not be facing charges related to the shooting death of a man who had… The officers had responded to reports of a distraught 51-year-old man swinging a piece of lumber at the intersection of 41st Avenue and Knight Street on Nov. 22, 2014.
After one officer shot the man with a beanbag weapon, which did not stop him, another
"10.02.2017 05:07:28" theprovince.com Former Vancouver man missing since 2012 found wandering in Brazil without passport, shoes A former Vancouver resident who disappeared in 2012 has been reunited with family in Canada after he was found walking along a highway in Brazil with no passport and no shoes. In the years leading up to his disappearance, Anton's family had tried to get him help as he was struggling with mental health.
Before they were able to do so, he disappeared.
"10.02.2017 04:36:01" theprovince.com Globetrotting Columbia grad, 23, strangled to death with her own sarong on Panama island: reports 'I found paradise and it's called Isla Ina!' Catherine Johannet wrote in her last Instagram post. She had visited 'six continents and innumerable countries' A globetrotting 23-year-old who had already visited six continents was having the time of her life on a Caribbean island before she was strangled to death with her own sarong.
"10.02.2017 04:00:00" theprovince.com Canucks 3 Blue Jackets 0: Vancouver can breathe again. For a day. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Daniel scored, he really scored. That's no small thing. He had just played more than a quarter of a season, 21 games, and scored one goal. The win will be surprising to some, but this is how the Canucks have gone this season. When they think they've finally played themselves into the playoff race, they lose four in a row.
And when you think they have no chance against Columbus on the road,
"10.02.2017 03:24:00" theprovince.com Warm spell coming to Metro Vancouver after wild winter weather The Lower Mainland is starting to look like its old self again after a bout of wild winter weather saw big dumps of snow followed by hours of freezing rain in some parts of B.C.'s South Coast. “The worst of it is definitely done. That was the last of the winter weather for quite some time now,” said Environment Canada's Matt MacDonald, adding it could get up to 15 C in Vancouver next week.
"10.02.2017 03:08:30" National Post Music Way to go Wintersleep
Nominated for #Juno2017 Adult Alternative Album of the year! Watch them in the #NPMusic studio.
"10.02.2017 02:48:00" theprovince.com Murder witness says gunman took out 'machine gun' and started firing at gang rival Florentin Pirvu was trying to park his car outside a Langley strip mall eight years ago when he saw a man pull a 'machine gun' out of a black duffle bag… “He took the gun and he put it right on the window on the passenger side. He pulled the trigger and it just clicked. Then he looked down. He didn't know what was going on.”
The man adjusted the gun, pointed it at the truck as he started running around
"10.02.2017 02:12:00" theprovince.com Gordon Clark: Are we allowing too many people into Canada? The latest census data came out Wednesday and, as can be expected, most people focused on the population and population growth for various cities, regions and provinces. "Vancouver's high density makes me question the logic of those who constantly claim that the way to increase housing affordability here is to increase density," writes columnist Gordon Clark.
"Vancouver is already Canada's densest city and yet it has
"10.02.2017 01:35:03" theprovince.com Appeals court rules against reinstating Trump travel ban Citing Trump's campaign promise to stop Muslims from entering the U.S., two states argued the ban unconstitutionally blocked entry to people based... A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court is possible.
"10.02.2017 01:00:00" Wild weather hammers the south coast Wild storms, cancelled classes, closed bridges, scores of accidents, freezing rain and flooding -- it really has been Snowmageddon. All the latest: http://bit.ly/2kUpvoH
"10.02.2017 00:25:04" theprovince.com 13 in hospital after crash involving seniors bus It's unclear whether road conditions played a role in the accident. An accident involving two cars and a bus from a seniors home sent a dozen people to hospital and closed a major Vancouver intersection on Thursday.
"10.02.2017 00:10:15" contests.canada.com BC Home + Garden Show - $5,000 Cambria Quartz Countertop Package Contest You could WIN a $5,000 Cambria countertop package from Floform Countertops! #BCHGS17
"10.02.2017 00:02:43" The Province's cover photo Can you spot the person without an umbrella? Must be a tourist.
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"09.02.2017 23:50:07" theprovince.com Inside the daily American panic attack: Many experiencing symptoms of... Even Trump supporters worry about how policy changes could affect them. For many, concerns about health care are front and centre Many Americans are experiencing symptoms of anxiety and panic since Trump won the presidency. What about you? Are you affected negatively by Trump? Or do you think his presidency is a good thing?
"09.02.2017 23:15:08" theprovince.com 'Is my kid going to die?' Boy struggles with rare genetic disorder Tristan has a genetic disorder so rare and newly identified, he's one of only nine kids in Canada who have the diagnosis. Every time Tristan, 7, has a seizure, he dies for five to 10 seconds. "He dies. He's not breathing, he turns blue and then he comes back again," says his father.
"09.02.2017 22:40:12" National Post Music Congrats Weaves for the Junos nomination Alternative Album of Year! Watch them in the National Post Music studio.
"09.02.2017 22:35:04" theprovince.com Will Cineplex follow Netflix's example and produce its own content? If Cineplex does venture into content ownership, it could dramatically impact the movie-going landscape, especially for Canadian distributors Cineplex may branch out into making its own movies as Netflix keeps more viewers at home. #arts
"09.02.2017 22:00:12" theprovince.com Pentagon journal explores idea of Muslim internment camps "The moral and racial questions of this article are urgent." A Pentagon journal has published a paper examining what would happen if a president ordered the creation of Muslim internment camps -- and if there was a moral imperative for military leaders to refuse such an order.
"09.02.2017 21:32:39" theprovince.com George and Amal Clooney expecting twins George and Amal, who wed in Italy in 2014, have yet to confirm the baby news but others have reported it. Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney, a celebrity lawyer, are reportedly expecting twins later this year.
"09.02.2017 20:49:58" theprovince.com B.C.'s auditor general releases report on Evergreen Line Two B.C. government ministries and one government agency have made progress on implementing recommendations made in an audit of the Evergreen Line project. But a new report says there is still work to be done. How has the Evergreen line extension affected your commute?
"09.02.2017 20:30:09" theprovince.com 'It's a wonderful line.' Kellyanne Conway's 'free commercial' appears to... A federal rule bars public officials from using their positions to promote private business interests. But enforcing that rule will be left up to... "Go buy it today everybody; you can find it online."
Trump aide Kellyanne Conway is being accused of an ethics breach after telling people to buy Ivanka Trump's clothing.
"09.02.2017 20:15:24" youtube.com Coleman Hell performs unplugged version of hit song 'Fireproof' Canadian musician, Coleman Hell performs an unplugged version of his hit Fireproof in the National Post Music studio. Colman Hell's official... Watch #Juno2017 nominee Coleman Hell in our #NPMusic studio performing the hit song Fireproof.
"09.02.2017 20:15:06" theprovince.com Riots unsettle Paris after man says he was sodomized by baton-wielding... One officer was charged Sunday with aggravated rape and the man was hospitalized with serious injuries to his rectum Violence is spreading across Paris for the fourth day after a man said he was sodomized by police.
"09.02.2017 20:00:16" theprovince.com Trudeau to meet Trump Monday with $541 billion in annual trade at stake Everything is on the table with a NAFTA renegotiation. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet President Donald Trump in Washington Monday, and the future of many industries is at stake.
"09.02.2017 19:58:34" Timeline Photos Please note our Facebook Live interview with B.C. NDP leader John Horgan scheduled for noon today has been rescheduled because of the weather conditions. Horgan will now visit the newsroom Friday at 2:30 p.m.
"09.02.2017 19:35:06" theprovince.com Veggie burger is made for meat lovers The Impossible Burger isn't your run-of-the-mill veggie burger. It bleeds like meat, but is made entirely from plants Would you eat a veggie burger that bleeds and sizzles just like real meat? #food
"09.02.2017 19:00:23" theprovince.com Alcohol, road conditions may be linked to fatal crash in Langley Police believe alcohol and poor road conditions may have played roles in a fatal collision early Thursday in Langley. A young man is dead after a fatal accident last night. Please drive carefully in these road conditions - or don't drive at all if you can help it.
"09.02.2017 18:25:07" theprovince.com Vancouver police investigating city's third homicide of 2017 Officials say they don't believe the public is at risk. Police are investigating Vancouver's third homicide of the year after the death of a man in south Vancouver. No arrests have been made yet.
"09.02.2017 17:45:10" theprovince.com PC Organics baby food recalled as health risk due to bacteria contamination The recall announced Thursday expands on one that was issued last week to include more than two dozen flavours of the PC Organics baby foods... Loblaws stores have expanded their recall of PC Organics baby food pouches because of possible contamination by a toxin that can cause illness or even death. Please share with your parent friends.
"09.02.2017 17:10:09" theprovince.com B.C. study finds many in sex trade enjoy the work The study questions the efficacy of prostitution laws that are based on the notion all sex workers are victims. "They like working in this line of activity and they feel they are discovering themselves."
A new study by B.C. researchers has found a sizeable number of sex workers get into the industry because they enjoy it, not because they are abused or exploited.
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"09.02.2017 16:37:58" theprovince.com Dutch prosecutors seek 11 years for alleged cyber bully charged in Amanda Todd case The man is also accused of harassing dozens of other young girls and gay men. Dutch prosecutors want the maximum possible sentence for a man accused of sexually extorting Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old Port Coquitlam teen who later killed herself.
"09.02.2017 15:24:01" theprovince.com Mike Smyth: Premier Clark pressed for evidence of NDP hacking When Premier Christy Clark accused the NDP of trying to illegally hack into the B.C. Liberal website, one obvious question was left hanging in the air: Where's the proof? That's the question … "Here's how strange this is becoming," writes Province columnist Mike Smyth.
"When I asked Clark why she made the hacking allegations against the NDP in the first place, she told me: “I think your column said that, Mike. The front page of The Province
"09.02.2017 14:49:14" theprovince.com 'Dear Mike': Vancouver School Board insider asked province to fire trustees “Dear Mike,” the partly redacted e-mail begins. “It takes real courage to stand up to bullies and we teach this to our kids everyday. … It takes real leadership to do what's right. It is time for some real leadership and remove the Board. A Vancouver School Board insider — probably a staff member — asked Education Minister Mike Bernier to fire elected trustees last October. Two weeks later, that's what happened.
"09.02.2017 14:12:47" theprovince.com Population of Metro Vancouver outpaced national growth rate OTTAWA — New census data shows the population of the metropolitan area of Vancouver outpaced the national growth rate over the last five years. Statistics… The census metropolitan area of Vancouver increased by 6.5 per cent since the last census in 2011. The area's growth rate was above the national growth rate of 5.0 per cent.
"09.02.2017 13:36:01" theprovince.com B.C. children's minister urged not to sharply cut contracted care B.C.'s children's minister isn't being realistic when she promises to sharply reduce the contracting out of residential care for kids, says the association representing some of the contracted agencies. Should the contracted care of kids be sharply cut in B.C.?
"09.02.2017 13:00:40" theprovince.com Ed Willes: Even in sports, there's only one story these days: Trump Aside from the marital indiscretions of Tiger Woods, what is the most controversial story in golf? The new putting regs? Crowds at Ryder Cups? Dustin Johnson at the U. We can't turn away from anything Trump-related — even if we tried.
"09.02.2017 12:24:02" theprovince.com VGH to add new floor of operating rooms with $102 million from government and donor funds A $102-million expansion at Vancouver General Hospital will see the number of operating rooms climb to 37 from 21 when completed in four years, boosting the number of surgeries to more than 19,000 per year, from the current level of 16,800. Most of the operating rooms at Vancouver's biggest hospital are 30 years old, too small for many types of cases and oddly designed with lights that are off to the side of suites instead of in the centre.
"09.02.2017 11:48:00" Vancouver Whitecaps' new 'rain' jersey Video: Yay or nay? The Vancouver Whitecaps FC introduce a new "rain" jersey.
"09.02.2017 11:12:00" theprovince.com Deadly opioid carfentanil found in drugs in Nanaimo Police say the deadly synthetic opioid carfentanil has been found in Nanaimo. RCMP say a white powder was recently seized when officers executed a search warrant, and tests done by Health Canada confirm the presence of carfentanil. The opioid… An amount of carfentanil as small as a grain of sand could be fatal.
"09.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com ICBC announces free windshield chip repairs for those with optional comprehensive insurance This spring, motorists who buy optional comprehensive insurance from the Insurance Corp. of B.C. will be able to get windshield chips repaired for free. After the initiative has been implemented in the spring, there will be no deductible to have a rock chip repaired and the repair will not affect a driver's claim history or deductible amount going forward.
"09.02.2017 10:00:02" theprovince.com Paralympian Michelle Stilwell retires as one of Canada's most decorated athletes VICTORIA — Michelle Stilwell, one of the world's most decorated Paralympic athletes and the first Canadian Paralympian to win gold in two different sports, has announced her retirement. The seven-time Paralympic medallist and world champion wheelchair athlete says she's achieved her sporting dreams and wants more time with her family.
Way to go Michelle! Thank you for making us proud.
"09.02.2017 09:24:00" theprovince.com Army grants permission to finish Dakota Access pipeline CANNON BALL, N.D. - The Army on Wednesday granted the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline formal permission to lay pipe under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion of the disputed $3.8 billion project. Work had been stalled for months due to opposition by the Standing Rock Sioux, but President Donald Trump last month instructed the Army Corps of Engineers to advance pipeline construction.
"09.02.2017 08:48:01" theprovince.com Bail hearing postponed for Melina Roberge, Quebecer facing drug charge in Australia A bail hearing has been postponed for one of three Quebecers accused of trying to import a large amount of cocaine into Australia last year. Melina Roberge, along with Isabelle Lagacé, 28, and André Tamine, 64, were arrested Aug. 29, 2016 after the luxury cruise ship MS Sea Princess docked in Sydney.
Australian authorities allegedly found 95 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated $30.5
"09.02.2017 08:12:00" theprovince.com Jason Botchford: Baertschi suffers concussion, Eriksson hurting on score sheet COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Canucks need a hero. It's not going to be the NHL's Department of Player Safety. Should Cody McLeod have been suspended for his blindside hit on Sven Baertschi? The NHL has ruled against it.
"09.02.2017 07:36:01" theprovince.com Blatchford: Professionalism at Garland trial can't blunt horrors of what happened in Liknes home There was a blood pattern specialist talking about 'blood sources' and 'continuous swipe patterns' and a 'parabolic arc.' But the blood sources were human beings There is no way of blunting the horror of what happened in that ordinary-looking house on 38A Avenue SW on the last morning of June three years ago, writes Christie Blatchford.
"09.02.2017 07:00:03" theprovince.com Don't tax us or we'll tax you: Canada issues pre-emptive warning on U.S. tariff talk The early warning comes as Congress begins a debate on a reform of corporate taxes, following stalled efforts over the years under successive legislatures and administrations Tough talk from the Trudeau government — but will it work?
"09.02.2017 05:48:00" theprovince.com Vancouver cops puzzled by two recent attacks in Stanley Park Age, gender or sexual orientation are not believed to have played a role in two recent Stanley Park attacks, say Vancouver police. The two incidents — the stabbing death of a 61-year-old man last week and the violent assault of an 82-year-old man in November — have so far stumped investigators, leading to a public warning urging people to be vigilant and report suspicious behaviour.
"09.02.2017 05:12:01" theprovince.com B.C. election: Green leader Andrew Weaver says party is out to win Andrew Weaver is brushing off any suggestion that the B.C. Greens threaten to split the left-leaning vote in the spring election, saying the party is in this race to win it. The B.C Greens are in it to win it.
"09.02.2017 04:36:01" theprovince.com NDP threatens legal action against Premier Clark's hacking allegation One of several attempts to hack into the B.C. Liberal Party's website originated from a computer at the legislature, the Liberals said Wednesday. “These are falsehoods,” B.C. NDP leader John Horgan said. “These are fabrications. She's making this up.”
“It's illegal. It's a criminal act,” said Premier Clark. “Whether or not they would admit to doing it, I don't know.”
"09.02.2017 04:00:01" theprovince.com Witness 'hit the ground' when shots rang out in gang murder, trial hears A man recalled Wednesday how he and others in a Langley grocery store eight years ago “hit the ground” when they heard the gunshots that killed gangster Kevin LeClair. “I could just hear everybody in the IGA screaming and saying `get down, those are gunshots.' I could hear the gunshots so my automatic reaction, like everyone else, was to hit the ground.”
"09.02.2017 03:24:02" theprovince.com BCTF wants $300m budget boost for education, end to private-school funding The B.C. Teachers Federation is calling on the province to inject at least $300 million into education in the upcoming budget and to begin the gradual elimination… What do you think of the BCTF's demands?
"09.02.2017 02:50:07" theprovince.com PC Plus rewards collectors warned to beef up passwords after security... TORONTO - Loblaw is warning PC Plus rewards collectors to beef up their passwords after points were stolen from some members' accounts. If you're a PC Plus member, you may want to change your password. It's a good idea to regularly change all your passwords anyway. #tech
"09.02.2017 02:10:06" theprovince.com Is President Donald Trump a health hazard to some? At least one Ottawa psychologist says he's had new patients arrive at his office seeking help with Trump-induced anxiety Is the presidency of Donald Trump leading to a rise in mental health problems?
"09.02.2017 01:35:05" theprovince.com Lady Gaga tells critics 'I'm proud of my body' "Be you, and be relentlessly you," Gaga added. "I'm proud of my body and you should be proud of yours too," Lady Gaga said after online trolls criticized her appearance during the Super Bowl show.
We're with Gaga on this one. Love who you are and ignore the haters.
"09.02.2017 01:00:00" theprovince.com Snowmageddon: Government pleads with people to stay home tomorrow Don't be fooled by the light dusting in the early afternoon — that was just a snowstorm sampler. Residents are advised to postpone travel plans and consider working at home, as a massive snowstorm moves across Southwestern B.C. Wednesday afternoon and into Thursday.
"09.02.2017 00:25:07" theprovince.com Russian man builds church of snow for village without chapel SOSNOVKA, Russia - A village in Siberia that did not have a church until this winter is getting a lesson in faith and life's ephemeral nature. Many of us are praying for the snow to stop but this man in Russia is using the snow for prayer.
"08.02.2017 23:50:09" theprovince.com VGH adds new floor of operating rooms thanks to $102 million in... The B.C. government announced today a $102 million expansion of VGH in the Jim Pattison Pavilion. Vancouver General Hospital is getting 16 more operating rooms, which will boost the number of operations done annually by about a third.
"08.02.2017 23:10:11" theprovince.com Toronto Zoo has a new queen: Baboons finally end brutal battle for the... After 14 months, the battle had become so vicious that staff intervened with hormone treatments. A brutal battle for the throne of a baboon troop at the Toronto Zoo that erupted when the matriarch died has finally ended with a victor.
"08.02.2017 22:35:07" theprovince.com ICBC announces free windshield chip repairs for those with optional... The program is set to start in the spring. Drivers who buy optional comprehensive insurance from ICBC will soon be able to get windshield chips repaired for free.
"08.02.2017 22:00:27" theprovince.com Trump tweets that Nordstrom treated Ivanka 'so unfairly' "My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly by @Nordstrom. She is a great person — always pushing me to do the right thing! Terrible!" President Donald Trump targeted Nordstrom in a tweet after the retailer dropped Ivanka Trump's clothing line.
"08.02.2017 21:25:08" theprovince.com Snowmageddon: Another winter storm set to hit Metro Vancouver Snow is already falling in Richmond, Delta Just when you thought it was safe to go outside again, here comes more snowmageddon.
"08.02.2017 20:50:45" theprovince.com Census counts 25,502 unoccupied homes in Vancouver The number is 15 per cent higher than recorded during the last census in 2011, The latest census has found there are more than 25,000 unoccupied homes in Vancouver. That number is more than double what city hall estimated last year.
"08.02.2017 20:01:56" The Vancouver Sun REPLAY: BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver chats with Postmedia columnist Vaughn Palmer.
Thursday, 12 p.m.: We chat live with BC NDP leader John Horgan.
Replay: Facebook Live with Premier Christy Clark: http://ow.ly/50Gg308MwFv
"08.02.2017 19:39:19" theprovince.com The McDonald's logo has long hidden a sexual subliminal message to seduce customers If McDonald's trademark golden arches have always looked familiar to you - particularly in the form of a certain body part - you're not alone Once you see it, you can't unsee it.
"08.02.2017 19:02:09" theprovince.com Judy Garland allegedly molested by Munchkins on set of Wizard of Oz, according to ex-husband 'They would make Judy's life miserable on set by putting their hands under her dress ... The men were 40 or more years old,' Sid Luft wrote. Judy Garland was just 16 Judy Garland was sexually harassed by the Munchkins on the Wizard of Oz set, a new book claims. According to Garland's ex-husband, the actors repeatedly put their hands under the actor's clothing even though she was only 16 at the time.
"08.02.2017 19:02:01" Timeline Photos Do you have a question for B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver? Join us for a Facebook Live with him as he visits The Province newsroom today at noon.
"08.02.2017 19:01:54" theprovince.com Big cities keep getting bigger while smaller cities shrink One-third of Canadians now live in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. More and more Canadians are moving to big cities, according to the new census. If you could live anywhere in Canada, where would you want to go?
"08.02.2017 18:57:15" theprovince.com NDP may force House vote over whether Liberals 'misled' Canadians on electoral reform Should the PM apologize to Canada for breaking his promise? Do you think Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberals misled Canadians when they promised to end first-past-the-post voting in federal elections?
"08.02.2017 16:31:51" theprovince.com Canadians deeply dislike Trump, but prefer him to Trudeau on economy, security: poll The poll finds Canadians think Justin Trudeau is more compassionate, honest, and intelligent than Donald Trump. But Trump bests Trudeau on two key policy areas Canadians don't much like Donald Trump but they like him better than Justin Trudeau in a couple of areas. Do you think Trudeau is up to the job when it comes to the economy and security?
"08.02.2017 16:00:00" theprovince.com B.C. envoy to head to Washington in defence of softwood lumber: Clark Premier Christy Clark is set to announce a B.C. envoy to Washington, D.C., charged with making a case for British Columbia's softwood lumber industry in hopes of reaching a new trade agreement with the U.S. “We're going to have to take our fight to Washington and we are going to have to fight it on the floor of Congress and the floor of the Senate and in the administration at the White House,” said Clark.
"08.02.2017 15:40:22" theprovince.com Some schools still shut as new storm looms Some schools are still closed across the region as staff struggle to deal with overwhelming amounts of snow. A number of schools across the region remain closed because of the weather even as a new winter storm is set to hit.
"08.02.2017 15:26:31" theprovince.com Heavy snow fears as Fraser Valley prepares for another big dump With up to 70 cm of snow already on the ground, the Fraser Valley is bracing for another dump of snow and heavy rain starting as early as Wednesday. Batten down the hatches.
"08.02.2017 14:48:00" theprovince.com Wayne Moriarty: Why is it the Luddites in my life are so deft when it comes to stealing movies? I won't be watching the Academy Awards later this month. I've become way too "celebri-grumpy" to tolerate six hours of political hectoring from the rich and the famous. Do you look down on the practice of streaming movies online illegally — or is it all fair game?
"08.02.2017 14:12:01" theprovince.com Vancouver a good place for Valentine's Day on a budget Money can't buy love, but it may go further in Vancouver on Valentine's Day compared with a lot of other cities. Nothing's cheap in Vancouver these days, except Valentine's Day — apparently.
"08.02.2017 13:36:02" theprovince.com Twelve B.C. artists score 2017 Juno nominations A dozen B.C., or former B.C., acts netted Juno nominations on Tuesday: Tegan and Sara, Black Mountain, Marianas Trench, Zolas, Shamus Blake, Raffi, Will Stroet, Colin James, Matthew Barber & Jill Barber, Devin Townsend Project, Bob… And the nominees are...
"08.02.2017 13:00:01" theprovince.com Farmers propose craft brewery on Delta organic farm What do you get when a hop farmer, a barley farmer and two home brewers from local farming families get together? A proposal for a truly local craft brewery in Delta — among the first of its kind in B.C. that meets new guidelines set out by the… Four Delta, B.C. farming families are joining forces to open a craft beer brewery in Delta.
They will grow their own hops and barley and are anxiously awaiting approval for their brewery from several levels of government.
"08.02.2017 12:24:02" theprovince.com 'Remarkable survival': New Zealand woman found after being lost in mountainous terrain for six weeks Shelley Crooks went missing during a four-day hike when she injured her leg and became disoriented A mother of four in New Zealand who went missing during a hike six weeks ago has been found alive after a “remarkable” survival in mountainous bushland.
"08.02.2017 11:48:01" theprovince.com 'F--k that man': Drake blasts Donald Trump and praises diversity during London concert "If you think one man can tear this world apart, you're out of your motherf--king mind." Musician Drake took time out of a London concert to slam Donald Trump and celebrate diversity. #arts
"08.02.2017 11:12:00" theprovince.com Grieving Surrey mom Kal Sandhu seeks justice for her murdered son Grieving mother Kal Sandhu wants justice in the slaying of her son who was doing nothing more than sitting in a parked car with another man outside a Surrey residence. Jatinder (Michael) Sandhu, 28, was shot in the head and another man identified as Sean Jatinder (Michael) Sandhu, 28, was shot in the head and another man identified as Sean Pasha was shot in the arm on July 23, 2016, as they talked inside a car parked in a driveway in the 14300-block 90A Avenue.
RCMP at the time said Sandhu was an
"08.02.2017 10:36:00" theprovince.com Matt Damon finally makes it on to Jimmy Kimmel Live - disguised as Tom Brady It certainly tops his attempt last February, when Ben Affleck appeared as a guest and smuggled Damon onto the set in his trench coat If you're a fan of Jimmy Kimmel Live, you know the running joke about Matt Damon being backstage but never making it on because the show runs out of time. Well, he finally made it on. Sort of. #arts
"08.02.2017 10:00:00" theprovince.com 'Claims sick but doesn't have medical report': ISIL has 'problem' foreign fighters refusing to fight The documents in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant file hinted at signs of rebellion within the ranks of its foreign fighters A Belgian militant had a medical note saying he had back pain and would not join the battle. A fighter from France claimed he wanted to leave Iraq to carry out a suicide attack at home. Several requested transfers to Syria.
Others just simply refused to
"08.02.2017 09:24:00" theprovince.com Concert announcement: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers rock Rogers Arena in August Texas folk-rock act The Lumineers will open for Petty in Vancouver. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are coming to Rogers Arena Aug. 17. It will be the second-to-last stop on their tour, which kicks off in April. #arts
"08.02.2017 08:49:00" theprovince.com Appeals court ruling on Trump's controversial immigration order expected 'probably this week' The ruling could affect tens of thousands of travelers whose visas were revoked by the initial executive order, then restored after a Seattle judge put a nationwide stop to it The ruling could affect tens of thousands of travelers whose visas were revoked by the initial executive order, then restored after U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle put a nationwide stop to it.
"08.02.2017 08:12:00" theprovince.com Lawyer for accused wife killer seeks stay of charges due to court delays KAMLOOPS — Lawyers representing a former New Zealand politician accused of killing his wife on a B.C. vacation more than six years ago will seek to… The charges that the 61-year-old is facing include first-degree murder, stemming from the 2010 death of his wife, Laura Letts, who drowned in a lake near Revelstoke.
"08.02.2017 07:36:01" theprovince.com Buddhist monk arrested in Burma after four million meth pills, ammunition found in monastery 'What will happen to the monk is that he will have to give up his monkhood right away and face trial as an ordinary person' Buddha would've surely disapproved.
"08.02.2017 07:00:02" theprovince.com Christie Blatchford: DNA evidence overpowering at Garland murder trial The DNA evidence was devastating, both in its emotional power and in its effect upon the presumed innocence of the 57-year-old man in the prisoner's box Tuesday at the trial of Douglas Garland, the DNA evidence was devastating, both in its emotional power and in its effect upon the presumed innocence of the 57-year-old man in the prisoner's box.
"08.02.2017 06:24:00" theprovince.com New exit sign confuses shoppers, but is way of future It may be Canada's second-most iconic red sign, next to the stop sign, but it's on its way out in B.C. Do you approve or disapprove of B.C.'s new exit sign?
It's now the only option for any new buildings built since 2012.
"08.02.2017 05:48:00" theprovince.com Vancouver police warn public after two attacks in Stanley Park Vancouver Police have issued a public warning following two apparently random attacks in Stanley Park that left one man dead and another seriously hurt. Police said Tuesday the latest incident happened Feb. 1 when 61-year-old Lubo Kunik was stabbed to death as he walked by himself on the Stanley Park seawall.
"08.02.2017 05:12:00" theprovince.com She felt a 'crawling sensation': Doctors found a live cockroach in her skull The insect was sitting in the skull base, between the eyes and close to the brain The woman felt something strange in her nose while she was sleeping but thought she was just getting a cold. It turned out to be a cockroach that crawled into her skull.
"08.02.2017 04:36:00" theprovince.com Gordon Clark: U-Haul data shows folks driven away from Lower Mainland It's an experience almost everyone has had at least once in their life — getting a job in a new city and loading all your worldly possessions in a U-Haul and heading down the highway to fresh adven… According to the U-Haul data, Vancouver is a “net-loss city,” with 52.9 per cent of one-way U-Haul trucks leaving the city versus 47.1 per cent arriving.
"08.02.2017 04:14:50" theprovince.com Predators 4 Canucks 2: Canucks lose more than just the game in Nashville NASHVILLE — The Canucks weren't even two minutes into the most important road trip of their season when they lost a prolific goal scorer. When the game ended, the Canucks had lost their fourth straight, this time 4-2, and were looking at the possibility of playing the rest of this trip without one of their top goal scorers.
"08.02.2017 03:24:00" theprovince.com Mike Smyth: Premier Clark claims NDP tried to hack Liberal website Columnist Michael Smyth writes a followup to his exclusive Monday column on the leak of private data from the B.C. Liberal Party website. Premier Christy Clark said Tuesday the rival NDP hacked the… “We saw (the B.C. NDP) try to hack into our website the other day,” Premier Clark said on Tuesday, adding for good measure: “Hacking into websites is illegal.”
Said NDP provincial director Raj Sihota: “When Christy Clark gets in trouble, she makes stuff
"08.02.2017 02:47:01" theprovince.com Sechelt woman loses suit against Starbucks after suffering severe burns from tea A Sechelt woman has had her lawsuit dismissed against coffee giant Starbucks after claiming in part that a defective cup resulted in serious burns to her legs. There have been hundreds of lawsuits over the years throughout North America concerning spilled coffee or hot water burning customers, with perhaps the most famous being a New Mexico woman ultimately ending up with a US$640,000 settlement from McDonald's
"08.02.2017 02:30:16" news.nationalpost.com Father-son team Joel and Bill Plaskett join forces through eras and... Joel and Bill performed 'The New California' and the traditional song 'Jim Jones' in the NP Sessions studio Bill Plaskett & @joelplaskett join forces in our studio.
"08.02.2017 02:15:34" theprovince.com Last moments of B.C. gang shooting victim's life captured on eerie surveillance video In gripping silent video footage of the last hour of his life, Kevin LeClair sits with two friends at the bar of a Langley restaurant, eating, drinking and chatting. In one of the clips, two figures dressed in dark clothing can be seen running through the parking lot.
In other clips, two vehicles, like those the Crown alleges were used by the shooters, can be seen driving rapidly past the stores.
"08.02.2017 01:36:00" theprovince.com Gambler and dealer charged with trying to cheat Lake City Casino in Kelowna Two men have been arrested and charged for allegedly cheating at the Lake City Casino in Kelowna in early November after they were observed directly in front of each other at two separate casino games over a three-day period. The arrests followed an The dealer has been suspended by the casino and his registration as a gaming worker in B.C. has been suspended.
The player has been banned from entering the casino.
"08.02.2017 01:00:00" theprovince.com Snowpocalypse in photos: Fraser Valley still digging out Enough. The obscene amount of snow that has hit the Lower Mainland has cancelled school, snarled traffic and led to chaos on public transit. Had enough snow yet? Too bad -- there's more coming.
"08.02.2017 00:24:00" theprovince.com 'The slaughterhouse': Since 2011, at least 13,000 hanged in Syrian prison One witness told Amnesty how he was forced to keep his eyes closed while guards abused or suffocated a cellmate. The body or a pool of blood would be left to clean up Syrian authorities have killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse,” Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
"07.02.2017 23:48:00" theprovince.com Manitoba town's generosity tested amid spike in asylum-seeking 'border jumpers' since Trump elected 'We've had so many people just roaming around in the town of Emerson knocking on people's doors in the middle of the night. People are scared' "We've had so many people just roaming around in the town of Emerson knocking on people's doors in the middle of the night. People are scared."
"07.02.2017 23:12:00" theprovince.com Kanye West deletes tweets on Trump, produces Trump dis track calling for president's impeachment Kanye West's friendly relationship with President Donald Trump may have been short-lived. Kanye West once told a concert crowd he would have voted for Donald Trump. Something must have changed his mind. #arts
"07.02.2017 22:36:00" theprovince.com Man in hospital following shooting in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside It is the second recent shooting in the Downtown Eastside. On Jan. 27, a 62-year-old man was gunned down in the Savoy Hotel. A man is in hospital after being shot in the Downtown Eastside early this morning. Police are asking anyone with information to contact VPD major crime detectives at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
"07.02.2017 22:20:11" business.financialpost.com Thinking about buying a home? Here are a few cold, hard facts to chew on Buying a house is no easy task How do I know if I'm ready to be a home owner? Learn how to navigate one of the largest purchases you'll ever make in part three of #MillennialsAndMoney