PHOTOS: Sunshine and celebrations for Canada Day

PHOTOS: Sunshine and celebrations for Canada Day

A look at how Canadians across B.C. and Alta. celebrated their country

  • Jul 2, 2017
PHOTOS: Sunshine and celebrations for Canada Day
VIDEO: Trump criticized over tweeted video ‘beating up’ CNN

VIDEO: Trump criticized over tweeted video ‘beating up’ CNN

The 28-second clip was posted on U.S. President Donald Trump’s official Twitter account

VIDEO: Trump criticized over tweeted video ‘beating up’ CNN
Drummers gear up to set a world record in Vancouver (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Drumming their way to world record fame for Canada 150

Hundreds of Canadians gathered to show Guiness what they were made of

Drummers gear up to set a world record in Vancouver (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian

Black Press reporters hit the streets to ask local residents why Canada brings them pride

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian
Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, celebrate Canada Day in Ottawa. (Government of Canada)

VIDEO: Royals celebrate Canada 150 with Bono and Trudeau

The Royals are on the final day of their Canada Day visit

Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, celebrate Canada Day in Ottawa. (Government of Canada)
CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland

We asked British Columbians destinations they love in Canada

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland
Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Can you get 100 % on this Canadian trivia quiz?

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge
Tim Hortons poutine doughnuts amuse, disgust in U.S.

Tim Hortons poutine doughnuts amuse, disgust in U.S.

Tim Hortons says the doughnuts have a maple-bacon ice cappuccino and maple Timbits

Tim Hortons poutine doughnuts amuse, disgust in U.S.
CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’

We asked British Columbians to describe Canada in three words

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’
(File photo)

Advocates warn parents about Snapchat map dangers

Worries abound that children could be tracked

(File photo)
B.C. school for sale in grad prank

B.C. school for sale in grad prank

It’s your way into the Lower Mainland real estate market

B.C. school for sale in grad prank
Man smashes through gates, launches car onto BC Ferry

Man smashes through gates, launches car onto BC Ferry

Sunshine Coast RCMP say he then tried to steal staff cars

Man smashes through gates, launches car onto BC Ferry
Halifax, NS (Wikimedia Commons)

Winners announced in Canada 150 contest

Prizes include a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations, a stay on a houseboat and more

  • Jun 29, 2017
Halifax, NS (Wikimedia Commons)
Michael Buble honoured at gala in Ottawa

Michael Buble honoured at gala in Ottawa

Michael J. Fox, Martin Short were also honoured with a Governor General’s Performing Arts award

Michael Buble honoured at gala in Ottawa
Specialty licence plates raise over $500,000 for BC Parks
Specialty licence plates raise over $500,000 for BC Parks
A tiny sea otter hangs out at the Vancouver Aquarium (Vancouver Aquarium photo)

VIDEO: Rescued otter pup hangs out at Vancouver Aquarium

The tiny yet needy pup was rescued near Vancouver Island

A tiny sea otter hangs out at the Vancouver Aquarium (Vancouver Aquarium photo)
Liquor Planet is looking to hire someone part-time for a job as the store’s mascot. (Liquor Planet)

Dino-mite employee sought for Langford position

Liquor Planet looking for summer mascot

Liquor Planet is looking to hire someone part-time for a job as the store’s mascot. (Liquor Planet)
(Tourism Squamish/Twitter)

Instagram doesn’t show the whole hike: rescue groups

Hikers should check conditions and charge their phones before heading out

(Tourism Squamish/Twitter)
(The Canadian Press)

Vancouver’s notorious Canuck the crow tangles with Canada Post

No immediate end to testy relationship between Vancouver crow and mail carriers

(The Canadian Press)
CANADA 150: The senator who rooted for multiculturalism

CANADA 150: The senator who rooted for multiculturalism

Some argue it was Paul Yuzyk who ignited Canada’s outlook on multiculturalism

CANADA 150: The senator who rooted for multiculturalism