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Reactions to death at #OccupyVancouver

The death of a young woman at the Occupy Vancouver protests sparked controversy on social media about the protest movement, which has been in Vancouver since October 15.   "Woman confirmed...

Plane crashes in Richmond

A plane has crashed in Richmond, near Vancouver International Airport. It appears to be a nine-passenger Beechcraft King Air 100, CTV News reports. Dark smoke could be seen on No. 2 Road, the scene...

Hopes for a new Afghanistan

The news from Afghanistan lately goes from bad to worse. On September 20, Burhanuddin Rabbani, the main coordinator of peace negotiations with the Taliban was murdered. Then General Stanley McCrystal...

Egyptian film "18 Days" provides insight on Occupy Wall Street movement

The movie "18 days", which screened on Sunday at the Vancouver International Film Festival is about Egypt's miraculous revolution that overthrew dictator Hosni Mubarak. But...

Amanda Knox to be freed: "poor black guy" takes the fall?

Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, have been cleared of guilt in the 2007 murder and sexual assault of British student Meredith Kercher. After an emotional 11-month...

Maple Batalia murder jolts Mainland, questions around gun control raised

The murder of 19-year-old SFU nursing student Maple Batalia has rattled people throughout Surrey and beyond. While there is no evidence about who her killer is, her father said that a young man...

Keystone XL protest against oil sands pipeline: Audio slideshow

Over hundred protesters were arrested Monday afternoon as they scaled makeshift security fences on Parliament Hill in protest against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The demonstration, which...

Rosh Hashana New Year's spoof

"Look, I'm all for New Year's parties, but the Jewish New Year, I mean, it's just gonna be a bunch of guys praying. What's the fun in that?" a Redfoo look-alike asks in the video. Students from...

Death penalty discussed in Canada after U.S. executes third person this week

U.S. ignores judge's plea and gets on with execution. But in Canada, the death penalty is still considered institutionalized murder.

Adbusters' "Occupy Wall Street" modeled on Egypt protests

Large parts of Wall Street remained barricaded to foot and road traffic Monday morning as hundreds of angry protesters continued a sit-in protest against U.S. financial institutions. "It's...
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