The Canadian Press

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Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists

The results of research on marijuana could be applied to other areas

  • Oct 15th, 2017 11:30am

VIDEO: Canadian freed from captivity says family was kidnapped because wife was pregnant

Joshua Boyle and his family were held hostage by a Taliban-linked group for years

  • Oct 15th, 2017 8:10am

Death and destruction, hope and heroism in California fires

Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday

  • Oct 15th, 2017 8:00am

Canada takes silver at world mixed curling championship

Scotland took home the gold

  • Oct 15th, 2017 7:55am

Low wages, small workforce leaves booming B.C. restaurants without chefs

Many are advocating for the federal government to step in and issue more visas for foreign workers

  • Oct 15th, 2017 7:50am

Mike Bernier drops out of B.C. Liberal leadership race

The former cabinet minister made the announcement in Vancouver Saturday morning

  • Oct 14th, 2017 12:00pm

Canada’s Olympians and Paralympians get a pay raise

This increase, of about 18 per cent, is the first since 2004.

  • Oct 13th, 2017 4:10pm

Former B.C. director pleads guilty in vote-getting scandal

Brian Bonney admits to breach of trust in ‘quick wins’ scandal

  • Oct 13th, 2017 4:00pm

Tim Hortons rolls out Buffalo sauce latte

Two locations in Buffalo, N.Y., will serve the new drink

  • Oct 13th, 2017 1:20pm

Sears Canada to liquidate remaining stores

The move will put roughly 12,000 people out of work

  • Oct 13th, 2017 10:25am

Canadian writers, actors join Twitter boycott

Canadian writers and actors are boycotting Twitter amid Weinstein sex scandal

  • Oct 13th, 2017 8:30am

Victoria seeking climate costs from fossil fuel industry

City councillors approved of sending a letter asking oil companies including Exxon, Chevron and Shell, to pay their share of the city’s climate costs.

  • Oct 13th, 2017 8:30am

Small cities brace for pending Sears closures

“It will have a direct economic impact on our community,” said Lyn Hall of Prince George.

  • Oct 13th, 2017 7:45am

Murky timeline the focus of Las Vegas shooting probe

Authorities are still at a lost as to why Stephen Paddock opened fire on the country music festival

  • Oct 13th, 2017 7:30am

Employees killed in foiled US prison break

Two employees were killed in foiled North Carolina prison break

  • Oct 13th, 2017 7:15am

Canadian family held captive by Taliban-linked group leave Pakistan

The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

  • Oct 13th, 2017 7:00am

Canadian doctor warns parents to lock up medication so teens don’t steal it

B.C. police chief says parents often don’t notice one or two missing pills

  • Oct 12th, 2017 11:50am

Canadian-American family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

  • Oct 12th, 2017 9:35am

Questions remain about police response to Las Vegas massacre

Revised timeline raises more concerns about deadly mass shooting

  • Oct 12th, 2017 7:35am

Trump birth control rule ignores science

Some doctors and researchers say the new birth control rule ignores science

  • Oct 11th, 2017 8:45am