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  1. Picks of the Week: Oct. 1 to 3, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    Sundance award-winning director Julia Kwan looks at Vancouver's once thriving Chinatown and the current transformation the neighbourhood is undergoing in her new documentary Everything Will Be. It screens Oct. 1 at SFU Woodward's and Oct. 3 at International Village as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival.


  2. Pardon Services Canada Announces Temporary Resident Permit Service for US VisitorsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Whether traveling to Canada for hunting, fishing, camping, or sightseeing, a Temporary Resident Permit will ensure crossing the border is trouble free for individuals with a criminal record. Even former President George Bush had to get a special permit to enter Canada after his alcohol related driving conviction from 1976 Pardon Services Canada is now providing assistance to individuals with a past criminal record that want to travel from the United States to Canada.


  3. Robotic laser surgery approved for brain tumours at Vancouver General HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Artist's rendering of the NeuroBlate fibre-optic probe inserted in the brain delivering the laser-directed heat to a tumour. A neurosurgeon at Vancouver General Hospital will be the first in Canada to use new robotic laser heat technology to destroy brain tumours or other abnormal growths inside the skull.


  4. New air travel realities give wing to flight frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Dave Gard's company Handy Luggage Shop specializes in carry on luggage, which could save flyers the $25 fee both WestJet and Air Canada are set to introduce for checked baggage. "I could write a book," flight attendant Karen says with a sardonic laugh.


  5. Three lessons from founders of the C100 CEO SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Here are four takeaways from the event for what's needed to produce a tech titan here in Canada Here are four takeaways from the event for what's needed to produce a tech titan here in Canada I recently returned from the C100's CEO Summit in Silicon Valley where I joined several CEOs from some of Canada's leading growth-stage tech companies. Along with some of the Valley's most successful executives and investors, we discussed how to scale our businesses faster and more effectively.


  6. Blues-funk tunes for Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The blues-funk band Brickhouse - a staple on the Vancouver live music scene that, over the past few years, has closed the PCT Summer Sunday Concerts series in Port Moody - will play Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre on Saturday night, with Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars in tow. Last Friday, The Tri-City News posed 10 questions to Brickhouse lead singer, Rob Bracken, and got some surprising answers.


  7. Air Canada begins crackdown on oversized carry-on baggageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Air Canada has started cracking down on passengers with oversized carry-on luggage, beginning with a trial program at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Extra staff were posted at the airport's departure areas Tuesday to check travellers' luggage and ensure their bags will fit safely into the overhead bins.


  8. David Suzuki: Site C dam proposal puts treaty commitments to the testRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    At an estimated $7.9 billion and growing, the proposed Site C Dam on the beautiful Peace River in northeastern B.C. has been criticized for spiralling costs, questions about whether the electricity it would produce is even needed, and concerns about the environmental and social impacts of flooding thousands of hectares of prime farmland, irreplaceable cultural sites, and wildlife habitat. While in Ottawa, First Nations leaders also reminded politicians that the Peace River Valley is the traditional territory of the Dane-zaa, and Canada has clear obligations to them under the 1899 Treaty 8 .


  9. CIS Top 10: Laval sets CIS record with 22 wins in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    OTTAWA The Laval Rouge et Or top the CIS football national rankings for the fifth time in as many media polls this season after winning their record-setting 22nd straight game overall dating back to 2012. For the fifth consecutive week, the reigning two-time Vanier Cup champions received all 30 first-place votes and a perfect 300 points from the Football Reporters of Canada panel.


  10. Russia: Canada 'politicizing' space explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Canada's refusal to allow Russian delegates to attend a prestigious international astronautical symposium has angered Moscow, which said the decision flies in the face of international space co-operation and amounts to politicizing space exploration over the conflict in Ukraine. A spokesman for the Russian embassy on Tuesday called Ottawa's decision to deny visas for the delegates - including one of the country's most renowned astronauts - unfortunate. 1 comment

  11. Russia upset over Canadian visa denialsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SooToday

    General Walter Natynczyk, president of the Canadian Space Agency, participates in a plenary session with leaders of other major space agencies at the 65th International Astronautical Congress in Toronto on Monday, September 29, 2014. The Canadian government's refusal to allow Russian delegates to attend a prestigious international astronautical symposium has angered Moscow, which said the decision flies in the face of international space co-operation and amounts to a politicizing of space exploration over the conflict in Ukraine.


  12. Market Entrance of Luxury Vehicle Dealerships Demonstrates Calgary's...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Friday evening, September 26, 2014, Meadows Mile hosted a partner appreciation event for the high-end luxury dealerships coming to Calgary's Meadows Mile. For the first time in Canada, these legendary brands including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Maserati, Porsche, and Rolls Royce will come together within walking distance of one another.


  13. Streetcar service could extend to Whyte AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Edmonton Radial Railway Society is looking to extend the High Level Streetcar tracks to the corner of Whyte Avenue and Gateway Boulevard. Under its new proposal, new tracks would be laid extending east from the current terminus, crossing four lanes of traffic at Gateway Boulevard before turning south and running up to says the move could help raise the society's profile.


  14. Help Wolverine take on City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNET

    Marvel's moody mutant Wolverine could get his own epic statue in the halls of government if fans have their way. Not that he's ever been fond of red tape.


  15. Stephanie M. Wall, 30; World Traveler who Worked for International Study ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Stephanie Maria Wall, a 30-year-old vibrant young woman, passed away on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at Stamford Hospital.


  16. Russia incensed after Ottawa refuses visas to space-conference delegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    The International Space Station is shown orbiting the Earth. Canada is playing host to the prestigious 65th International Astronautical Congress.


  17. If John Tory's SmartTrack seems credible, details don't matter: JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Toronto Star

    Can John Tory's SmartTrack transit line be built as he suggests? Probably not, but it doesn't matter. The public supports the idea.


  18. Letters: Try some Commons courtesyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    More workplace inspections are the only way to stop employers from cheating their temporary foreign workers out of their legal wages, says the president of the Alberta Federation of Labour. As a commoner who has elected an MP to represent our common interest, I take increasing affront to the folly that has so regularly occurred on our watch inside the House of Commons.


  19. Taylor Morrison Adds to Its Hill Country Presence with North Austin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Taylor Morrison has purchased more than 50 acres in north Austin with plans to begin development this fall, the company announced today. With approximately 140 home sites available at Montebello, Taylor Morrison plans to build single-family homes that will range from approximately 1,800 to more than 2,700 square feet.


  20. Public library could fit in south-side church, councillor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Edmonton Journal

    The Oliver Community League Hall bustled on a recent Sunday afternoon, as children hid under a colourful parachute and pushed toy strollers and shopping carts. The activity marked the launch of a monthly playgroup, Ollie's Treehouse, back after a summer hiatus.