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Water restrictions to continue in Metro Vancouver indefinitely

Due to an extremely hot summer Vancouver and area has had their water usage restricted since July 20 and it looks like that is going to continue. A spokesman for Metro Vancouver said a forecast for heavy rain over the weekend won't change the situation.

Former L.A. King Mike Richards charged with drug offence by RCMP

Mike Richards, once a star with the L.A. Kings and Philadelphia Flyers, has been charged by the RCMP in Manitoba with a drug offence. The charge stems from an incident back on June 17.

Greek archaeologists discover 17th century BC palace near Sparta

An archaeological dig in Greece has discovered a 10-room palace from the 17th-16th century BC at a site of ancient ruins near Sparta. The Ministry of Culture said the palace dates back to the Mycenaean Age and the site revealed a host of artifacts.

Review: Obnoxious, uninspired ‘Full House’ parody is a Toronto disaster Special

Toronto - The most unintentionally ironic moment in “Full House: The Musical!” comes when Tanner patriarch Danny (Perez Hilton) throws wanna-be comic Uncle Joey’s (Seth Blum) catchphrase right back at him in song: “Cut it out! / You’re just not funny.”

Toronto policeman who 'kettled' G20 protesters in 2010 guilty

The Toronto police superintendent who gave orders leading to the arrest of hundreds of protesters at the 2010 Toronto G20 Summit has been found guilty on 3 of 5 charges by a disciplinary committee. Supt, Mark Fenton will be sentenced December 21.

Blues Festival Presents Different Generations of the Genre Special

Edmonton - The seventeenth annual Edmonton Blues Festival took place from August 21 to 23 and featured performers that crossed generations.

Latest poll shows NDP Tories and Liberals virtually tied

Ottawa - A recent poll by Nanos, Globe and Mail, CTV shows the three main parties in a virtual tie although other recent polls still show the NDP ahead by several points. Nevertheless the NDP vote percentage has gone down since the last CBC poll-tracker averages.

Canadian boy, 10, accidently shot to death by 7-year-old brother

An accidental shooting in a home near Grande Cache in Alberta has left a 10-year-old boy dead. It appears that it may be a case of a firearm not being safely stored and a youngster getting hold of it.

Really Floyd? Floyd Mayweather buys a car for $4.8 million

It would seem Floyd Mayweather has been busy spreading his money about of late. Known for, and rather proud of, his lavish lifestyle, the defeater of Manny Pacquiao has just bought himself yet another car for yet another massive sum.

Canada police commander found guilty over G20 arrests

Ottawa - A senior Toronto police officer was found guilty of misconduct Tuesday for ordering mass arrests at the G20 summit in 2010.

Once again, science tell us butter is better for you than margarine

It's a perennial debate: which is better for you - butter or margarine? And it's been running since the laboratory invented spread appeared to challenge butter for supremacy across a slice of toast.

Video: Humpback whale doing back-flip caught on camera

If you've never seen a humpback whale do a backflip - and few have - you'll want to have a quick look at both a video and a photo that show just that. The woman who took the photo runs a whale cruise tour and she'd never seen a whale do a backflip.

Two suicides may be linked to Ashley Madison hack: Police

Ottawa - The Ashley Madison hack has sparked "spin off" crimes including extortion and may have led to two suicides, Canadian police said Monday, as the adultery website's parent company offered a sizeable reward for leads on the culprits.

Toronto police: Two unconfirmed suicides over Ashley Madison hack

Toronto - At least two people may have committed suicide, and a number of "hate crimes" have been reported because of the hacking of the Ashley Madison website, Toronto police said on Monday.

One Tree Hill cast reunites in Canada

Montreal - The cast of One Tree Hill, an American drama series that was on the air between 2003-2012, reunited in Canada over this past weekend.

Moroccan gunman claims he is not a terrorist, only a hungry thief

The lawyer for the Moroccan national who has been arrested after his aborted attack on a train passing through Belgium said her client is not a terrorist. Why did he have an automatic weapon and 200 rounds of ammunition on the train then? To rob it.

Canadian Valeant Pharmaceuticals to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals

Canada giant Valeant Pharmaceuticals is to purchase Sprout Pharmaceuticals,manufacturer of the first FDA-approved treatment for low sexual desire in women.

Air Canada flight diverted because of unusual odor

On Saturday, an Air Canada flight was flying from Amsterdam to Toronto, but it was diverted to Belfast because of an unusual odor.

Op-Ed: Mulcair the logical choice for Conservative supporters

Ottawa - Except for dedicated loyalists who will hear no evil, see no evil, nor speak no evil of Stephen Harper most supporters of the Conservative Party must realize that the Harper brand is irredeemably damaged.

Mulcair: NDP government would decriminalize marijuana in a flash

Vancouver - The leader of the federal NDP Party in Canada, Thomas Mulcair, did not mince words on Thursday in Vancouver when it came to the subject of marijuana. He made it clear what his party would do should they win the October 19 election.
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