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BC Indigenous women put fear aside and become powerful leaders in fight for equality

As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.

CNN's misinformed report on Chinese drinkers sparks 350,000 Weibo responses: The SinoFile

Hey CNN, China's actually not the world's second most drink-loving nation.

How to stay fit, happy, and healthy this holiday

Make your holiday a healthy one with a little planning, creativity and the following tips.

All about addictions

The first step is knowledge and knowledge gives you the power to take control of your addicition

VPD wants more power to search citizens for booze

Vancouver police want to make amendments to laws that will grant them more authority to search citizens for on-person liquor. The proposal is an attempt to control crowd violence and property...

Canada needs a realistic approach to cannabis, study finds

Present approach out of step with social values, treats marijuana more rigidly than tobacco, alcohol or even injection drugs, authors argue.

Amy Winehouse's dad thinks alcohol detox killed her

Final medical results aren't in, but he thinks a withdrawal-related seizure claimed her.

A new black stout beer offers rich organic pleasures

The newest offering from BC-based NatureLand is made with organic malt that has been roasted until it is either black (heavily roasted) or "chocolate" (somewhat less roasted). The combination...

Public Drunkeness Posing Problem for Police at 2010 Vancouver Games

Vancouver Police are reporting unprecedented numbers of people in the downtown core Friday night and "significant" numbers of intoxicated people on the streets, many openly consuming liquor.  ...