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- 3 people stabbed on Granville Street strip
A fight between two groups of men and women in their 20s and 30s in downtown Vancouver Saturday morning landed four people in hospital and several more in handcuffs.
- Vancouver voter turnout expected to be higher than last municipal election
Vancouver voters are encouraged to allow plenty of time to cast their ballots today
- Service resumes on Expo Line after major SkyTrain delays due to track problems
Translink says service has resumed on the Expo line following a track issue in New Westminster Saturday morning that caused major delays
- Aging and technology: Digital games improve seniors' health, SFU research finds
Playing games on an iPad or console is sometimes painted as a waste of time, but according to research out of Simon Fraser University, digital games can bring big health benefits to seniors.
- Move to 'emPOWER' Ontario energy consumers ends in $10k copyright confusion
Ontario's emPOWERme website was launched as an original way to educate consumers about the value of energy conservation. But the program's signature slogan turned out to belong to someone else.
- Astros' Altuve has knee surgery after playoff exit: report
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve underwent surgery on his right knee Friday, a day after his team's season ended in the American League Championship Series loss to the Boston Red Sox, MLB.com reported.
- Mourinho blows gasket after Manchester United coughs up lead
Deflated after seeing his team concede a last-minute goal against his former club, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looked up from his seat in the dugout to see a rival coach taunting him just a few metres and attempted to confront him before chaos ensued.
- Canadian women's rugby 7s team opens season strong
Canada's pursuit for a 2020 Olympic berth in rugby sevens began Saturday with a pair of victories to kick off the HSBC Women's World Rugby Sevens Series in Glendale, Colo.
- Nathan Chen jumps out to big lead at Skate America
Nathan Chen is picking up right where he left off last year. The 19-year old American star topped the men's short program with room to spare on Friday night at the opening session of Skate America.
- Canada's figure skaters share their most difficult elements
Canada's figure skaters work extremely hard to perfect their craft and make the most difficult elements look like a walk in the park. Hear straight from the athletes what they find most difficult and why.
- Canada's re-engagement with Iran blocked by act that allows its assets to be seized, says retired envoy
The real reason the Liberal government hasn't been able to re-establish relations with Iran is due to its adherence to a "stupid" Canadian law allowing the seizure of Iranian assets, says Canada's recently expelled ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
- The House: Tariff troubles persist
This week on The House, we talk about the remaining U.S. tariffs with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. We also take a look at food security in Canada's North, and examine how Canadians can prepare for fake news ahead of the 2019 election.
- Northern food security program has 'lost its way,' says LeBlanc
Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs Minister Minister Dominic LeBlanc is promising changes to the federal government’s northern food security subsidy program in the coming weeks, acknowledging that Nutrition North has “lost its way.”
- Canada's new steel tariffs will 'kill businesses' in push to please U.S., lawyers warn
Canada's embrace of American-style protectionist measures to prop up domestic steelmakers is set to increase costs for consumers and secondary manufacturers - assuming they can even find steel to purchase amid current shortages. It's also offending key trading partners, most notably Mexico.
- 'They're wrong': Freeland rejects claim USMCA ties Canada's hands on trade
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says that anyone who thinks the new trilateral North American trade agreement limits Canada's trade sovereignty is misguided.
- Ghost ships giving the oil market a lesson in unintended consequences
It sounds like something out of a pirate story, but the normally staid world of international trade has been beset by a flotilla of ghost ships in recent weeks, and they're weighed down by several million barrels of trouble for U.S. foreign policy.
- Feds dead set against 'ridiculous' quotas to replace steel, aluminum tariffs
Canada is not about to agree to quotas or other limits on its exports in order to get the United States to lift punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum, says a source close to the ongoing talks to resolve the lingering tit-for-tat trade standoff.
- Canadian airlines tell Ottawa carbon tax will hurt revenues and domestic routes
Canadian airlines are urging Ottawa to delay the Jan. 1 imposition of the federal carbon tax, which they warn will boost airfares and push passengers to airports across the border.
- WestJet's Swoop forced to cancel 24 U.S. flights as regulatory approval held up
The airline says it had hoped to have all regulatory approvals in place to operate south of the border — but one of those has not yet been approved.
- B.C. billionaire Chip Wilson uses his backside to sell 'unauthorized story' of Lululemon
While there may be many chapters in the two-decade story of Lululemon, founder Chip Wilson has looked to one iconic product to put a headline on it.
- 'I can't do this alone': Kids from Northern Quebec still taking medevac flights without parents
Parents of a six-year-old Waswanipi boy, who was taken on a medevac flight to Montreal on his own in August, described the trauma their son experienced at Quebec's inquiry into the treatment of Indigenous people.
- What exactly are you inhaling when you vape?
With the popularity of Juul and other trendy vaping products, researchers are becoming more interested in how long-term exposure to flavouring chemicals affects our lungs.
- Clean your bong, pass it along and other expert tips on cannabis etiquette
Emily Post might not have been thinking about cannabis when she wrote down the rules of etiquette, but that doesn't mean you should throw manners to the wind if you dabble in legal weed.
- Study of U.S. hospital figures links pot use with increased risk of stroke
New research is being presented at a conference in Montreal today linking recreational cannabis use with an increased risk of stroke.
- Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising
Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. Here's what you need to know about this year's - and what kind of flu season 2018-19 is shaping up to be.
Arts & Entertainment
- Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging
Actor Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles.
- Amy Schumer passes on Super Bowl ads in support of Colin Kaepernick
Amy Schumer says she's sitting out Super Bowl commercials in support of Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against racism.
- Choreographer of Temptations musical says teacher in Toronto first noticed his talent
The choreographer of a new musical about The Temptations now playing in Toronto says it was a chemistry teacher at a North York high school who first noticed his talent for dance.
- 'You feel like you're drowning': Why YouTube content creators are burning out
As the Streamy Awards approach, Canadian YouTube stars are going public about the pressures of the platform.
- Lenny feminist newsletter shutting down, co-founder Lena Dunham says
Author and creator of Girls, Lena Dunham, is shutting down her online feminist newsletter, Lenny.