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Harper shoots down critics of his gun remarks

Harper shoots down critics of his gun remarks; calls vigilante idea 'absurd'

Harper denounced his critics as confused rabble rousers who don’t like gun owners.

Don't withhold secret files on Tommy Douglas:Court

The Federal Court has ordered the government to reconsider its decision to withhold parts of a secret RCMP dossier on socialist trailblazer Tommy Douglas. Federal Court Justice Simon Noel has given...

Vancouverites are bad sports, but who pays?

On Wednesday night when the Canucks lost in game seven of the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins it was reminiscent of their 1994 defeat in game seven to the New York Rangers. The disappointing game...