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Cannabis Day on Canada Day at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Four arrested after annual Cannabis Day protest turns violent

The organizer of an annual marijuana protest in downtown Vancouver is blaming the city for an outbreak of violence that led to several protesters being arrested on Canada Day. Longtime pot activist...

Journalist Chris Hedges arrested at Goldman Sachs #OccupyWallSt protest

Columnist and Occupy Wall Street advocate Chris Hedges was arrested yesterday after a protest outside the Manhattan offices of Goldman Sachs.

No comparison between Stanley Cup and London riots, say Vancouver police

London has more police and a speedier justice system, say defensive local officers.

UK riot arrests top 1,700 as talk turns to muzzling social media

Courts open through the night, police flood streets as weekend looms.

Some democracies fear their own people. Is Canada one of them?

Democracies don't fear their own people, Hilary Clinton said on Saturday. "They recognize that citizens must be free to come together, to advocate and agitate." After the heavy-handed treatment of ac

Police report arrest of teacher from Vancouver's most prestigious boy's school for possession of child porn

The teacher accessed child pornography from a computer at St. George's school through social networking sites, a police email alert says.

On the Streets a Near Mob, in Sears an Arrest, in the Canada Line... Flags and Sponatenous Outbrusts of National Anthem

Pandemonium followed Canada's win of the Olympic men's hockey game final yesterday, but it never spilled over into the riot it could have become.