Canada Day

We must warn young people that cannabis will damage their lungs

With legalization of cannabis, our government must not let the pull of profit eclipse the health and well-being of young Canadians.

Cannabis

It's just a belt, but for Cheryl, it held onto memories of her father

To anyone who came across the old brown belt laying on the ground, it might have seemed like nothing more than hastily-abandoned junk, an accessory …

Canadian News

Colonist car exhibit tells one chapter of Western Canada’s immigration story

- A A +<p>Vancouver has always been a city of immigrants and a new touring play and exhibition coming to the Museum of Vancouver reveals a fascinating …

Canada

Skating rink on Parliament Hill set to cost $5.6M, passes must be reserved online

An outdoor skating rink being built on Parliament Hill for Canada 150’s closing celebrations is expected to cost taxpayers $5.6 million, but …

Canadian News

Tickets for London's Trackside Music Festival go on sale Wednesday

London’s Trackside Music Festival is coming back for a third straight year.

Southwestern Ontario

No exact date from feds for legalization of marijuana

OTTAWA (NEWS 1130) – The federal government is dismissing more calls for a delay in marijuana legalization, but it isn’t giving an exact date for …

Cannabis

Christmas gifts every Canadian will love

Christmas is reportedly more than 40 per cent of Canadians’ favourite holiday, more than twice as popular as Canada Day, the distant runner-up. …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Alberta will set no limit on number of private pot stores

Alberta won’t limit the number of private cannabis stores once retail sales are legalized next July, according to new details released Thursday by …

Cannabis

Patrick Watson Shares video for new single ‘Broken'

Watch the new video from <b>Patrick Watson</b> for his brand new single <b>‘Broken’</b> which was recorded at studio PM in Montreal last month.<p>“<i>This is a song I just</i> …

Music (UK)

No, Confederation Wasn’t About ‘Freedom’

<i>Shirley Tillotson</i><p><i>Editors’ note: This essay is jointly posted with our partners at</i> ActiveHistory.ca<i>, and appeared in an earlier version as a Letter to</i> …

Canada

Ariel Winter and Levi Meaden Celebrate 1-Year Anniversary: See Their Cutest Moments

Party Time<p>The two attend the <i>LaPalme</i> magazine fall cover party.<p>Happy Halloween Part 2<p>The Halloween festivities continue.<p>Happy Halloween<p>The two dress …

Ariel Winter

Government still can't say when legal pot goes on sale in Canada

MP Bill Blair, the Liberal point man on pot, says 'the price of delay is unacceptable'<p>The federal government's decision to legalize recreational pot …

Cannabis

Canada Day by Day: Icefields Parkway

The Fletchemobile is loaded up and we’re on our way. It’s not a particularly long drive from Jasper to our overnight stop at the Columbia Icefields, …

North America

Senate could hold up government's pot bill beyond July deadline

Liberals now have little control of workflow in the Red Chamber<p>Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to make recreational pot legal in Canada by …

Canada

Algonquin prof develops app to help combat sexual assault at festivals

Kari Sampsel notes that over 25 per cent of reported cases of sexual assault happen around New Year's celebrations, Canada Day, university frosh …

Dalhousie student criticizes ‘anti-Canadian’ student-union motion

A student at Dalhousie University is speaking out against what she calls an "anti-Canadian" motion passed by the school's student union, saying it has ignited racial tensions on campus.<p>Mehak Saini said Monday she's standing up for voices silenced during an acrimonious debate that engulfed the …

Canada

‘There is no place for racism:’ Dalhousie student slams ‘anti-Canadian’ motion from student union

A student at Dalhousie University is speaking out against what she calls an “anti-Canadian” motion passed by the school’s student union, saying it …

Canadian News

Ottawa blows through rain records

We didn’t just set a record for wet. We blew through it Monday with two months to spare, leaving the capital wondering: How much more water can there …

Canadian News

Dalhousie University student slams 'anti-Canadian' motion

Mehak Saini says Masuma Khan used 'discrimination and power as a tool to silence us'<p>A student at Dalhousie University is speaking out against what …

Canada

Strengthen immigrant integration strategy or risk public backlash, experts warn

As the Liberal government gets set to bring at least 300,000 immigrants to Canada next year, experts say a more robust integration strategy is needed …

Canadian News

Canada Day by Day: Vancouver to Jasper by ViaRail

The bucket list item. The travel wishlist. The Pinterest images I had stared at for so long formed the basis of this trip. And today I was going to …

Vancouver

Universities can’t have it both ways on free speech

The trouble with campus speech codes is that they backfire. That's what happened when Dalhousie University tried to discipline Masuma Khan for making rude remarks on Facebook.<p>Ms. Khan is the black-robed student activist who got pushback after she urged people to boycott Canada Day. "F*** you all," …

University of Southern California

Concert to celebrate Canada Day

The Consulate General of Canada in HCM City in collaboration with Soul Live Project will host a special piano concert “From Far and Wide” on November …

Business (Canada)

Canada Day by Day: More from Vancouver…

…subtitled <b>A Brummie Home and Abroad Mows Down A Pedestrian.</b><p>For my previous Vancouver post, click here!<p>We make it to 6am which is a triumph. We potter …

Pumpkin Spice Latte

University Investigates Islamic Student for 'White Fragility' Remark

Masuma Khan is an activist and student government leader at Dalhousie University. Recently, the student government declined to endorse Canada Day due …

Racism

OPINION: Dalhousie code of conduct stifles free speech, violates university values

Early last summer, Dalhousie University Student Union Vice President Masuma Khan proposed a motion that the student union boycott Canada Day …

Canadian News

iPad Art by Ra! - Blog - Fish and Chips

It was Canada Day and I was in London enjoying some art museums. To get away from the crowds I went to a restaurant in Westminster. I knew I had to …

Fish And Chips

Dalhousie student faces disciplinary action over Canada 150 post

'We're going to do everything we can to let Dalhousie know that this is not OK,' Masuma Khan says<p>A Dalhousie University student is facing …

Canada 150

Beloved Canadian singer didn't let cancer stop one last amazing tour

One of the most memorable live show experiences took place on August 20 across Canada and beyond, stretching as far as Houston's Maple Leaf Pub, …

Canada

One woman's plan to give back: 'The land needs to be returned to Indigenous peoples'

An Ontario woman wants to return her land to the Alderville First Nation as an act of reconciliation.<p>Janice Keil, a secondary school teacher from …

Canada