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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.
Sep 22nd, 2011
Charlie Sheen admits it: "I would have fired myself"
Fired sitcom star wishes the 'Men' well, agrees he wasn't really winning.
Sep 16th, 2011
Targeted shooting in Kelowna kills gangster Jonathan Bacon
Notorious Red Scorpion member had been target of earlier assassination attempts, this time shot in busy tourist venue.
Aug 15th, 2011
Face of man wanted Canada-wide
Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted Canada-wide for breach of parole after he failed to return to his halfway house on June 25th. Norman Bert Guimond...
Jun 27th, 2011
Paul, Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Dogtooth, When We Leave, I Saw the Devil
Seth Rogen is the voice of a space alien named Paul in a funny new film by England’s Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (read more)
Mar 18th, 2011
The date rape test debate
This past week, Canadian pharmacies started stocking the Drink Detective, a portable kit the size of a credit card that women can use to detect the presence of date rape drugs in their drinks. My...
Jul 27th, 2010
Winter’s Bone outclasses the big guys, Tom Cruise, Adam Sandler, Coco and Igor
Jennifer Lawrence stars in a small film set in the Ozark Mountains called Winter’s Bone. It’s one of the best of the year. (Read more)
Jun 25th, 2010
Terry Fox Award Created, Inukshuk Unveiled, and Removal of an Anti-Olympic Mural: Today's Olympic Round Up
Here are today's Olympic headlines: Terry Fox Award to Recognize Courageous Olympic Athlete A new award in the name of Terry Fox has been created to honour the Olympic athlete from any country who...
Dec 11th, 2009