Fram Dinshaw

As marijuana is legalized in two U.S. states, Canadian cannabis watchers react

“It’s fantastic news, Marc and I are overjoyed, a strong message has been sent that it’s time to legalize marijuana. It means that we should take a new approach ourselves and we will work on a...

Cannabis-minded Canadians react to efforts to legalize marijuana in U.S.

The peaceful forests, snow-capped peaks and glittering blue lakes of BC’s Kootenays did nothing to soothe the mind of BC Bud Boy, a young dope dealer who was always looking over his shoulder, fearing...

Vancouver punk rockers Childsplay sweep the West with anti-bullying tour

The Mohican-haired lead singer leaped across the stage, screaming into the mike and slamming on his guitar as his drummer let loose his machine-gun blast beats in the finest traditions of Vancouver...

Ed Peekeekoot brings Cree-style country music to the prairies

Luseland Homecoming Hall in Saskatchewan hummed to the sound of native flutes and the strumming of a guitar when Vancouver Island musician Ed Peekeekoot came to town on October 6th to entertain...

Dogs in the news

Dog rescuers from the Kindersley area who rescue condemned pets from the States via an ‘Underground Railroad’ of volunteers hit it big after they appeared on Global News Saskatoon in two broadcasts...

Dog days on the Underground Railroad

The Pomeranian-Keeshound dog was dumped at the Los Angeles shelter by his drug addict owner, and left in a cage for the next few days, before the mentally unstable woman returned to demand the dog...

Canada's Underground Railroad for dogs

Two dogs, one a Jack Russell and the other a Corgi-Chihuahua crossbreed, sat in cramped dark cages, awaiting certain death by lethal injection that would stop their hearts and breathing, their date...

Vancouver escorts lead leisurely, messed up lives

Coco Carlson, a high-class escort manager, usually enjoys a relaxed working day. After 10 am she goes online to update her business ads and chat in forums. As the sun sets over the sea outside her...

California referendum could deal devastating blow to BC's lucrative marijuana export industry

British Columbia’s cannabis activists and law enforcement officials are bracing themselves for a political earthquake that’s set to hit California this fall when voters head to the polls to legalize...

Vancouverites Enjoy Flavours of Southern Italy

Visitors get their 2010 Winter Games experience warmed up by the sensual wonders of southern Italy.