“It suddenly became a very different proposition to publish a paper than we had originally envisioned.”  This year, Mayor Gregor Robertson proclaimed May 5, 2017, Georgia Straight 50th Anniversary Day. (The Georgia Straight) McLeod said the Straight had humble ambitions before it riled city hall. He said the group of founders was made up of poets who had been publishing a poetry […]

“Dunkirk was a name, and was a horrible time, but when you actually see the human side of it, it makes war more horrific.” James Mallon said many aspects of Christopher Nolan’s new film, Dunkirk, reminded him of stories he heard about his grandfathers. How could you even be sane after going through something like […]

“What we had in mind is that in years to come, Prince William and Prince Harry would be happy to show this film to their own children and say, ‘This is who your grandmother was,’” Kent said. 31, 1997, the princes said they spoke to their mother shortly before she died. Rarely seen possessions of […]

The film finds T’Challa returning to his home of Wakanda after the death of his father, the king. Coogler, Boseman, Nyong’o, Gurira, Serkis and more of the cast were on hand in San Diego to talk about the film, out Feb, 16, 2019. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/The Associated Press) Characters revealed Nyong’o described her character as a spy […]

(Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/The Associated Press) Late in the day, Niantic’s Chief Marketing Officer Mike Quigley tried to placate irritated players by announcing that everyone who scanned a code when they entered the park would automatically receive the Legendary Pokemon Lugia, a rare and powerful creature difficult to defeat in virtual battle and prized by Pokemon […]

(Photo by Richard Shotwell/The Associated Press) In his excitement after watching the new trailer, the muscle-bound Momoa threw his chair across the stage, breaking it and briefly sitting on the floor. Ben Affleck refutes rumours that he’s out as Batman Wonder Woman says: “They said age of heroes would never come again,” as Batman tells […]

“The safety and well-being of everyone has always been at the heart of our concerns when organizing all of our events,” said Jacques Aubé, the executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Evenko, in the release. GRIP will have a quiet relaxation space set up, along with support workers, to help people who need it. In […]

Players will start by engaging their avatars, called Inklings, in four-on-four Turf War maps, where the goal is to cover more of the playing field with your team’s ink colour while preventing your enemies from doing the same. While Splatoon 2 doesn’t offer any major innovations over its predecessor, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Splat […]

Beiber performed in China in 2013 when media coverage centred on him stripping on stage in Beijing to reveal his bare torso, being carried up the steps of the Great Wall of China, and riding a segway, again shirtless, through the streets. It is not appropriate for Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to visit China […]

The arrests come while the Cavalia show was on a planned break. Possession of more than 50 grams of a drug may be punishable by death. Little information available Eric Paquette, spokesperson for Cavalia, initially told Radio-Canada on Thursday morning that he couldn’t confirm or deny the information. With files from Radio-Canada’s Thomas Gerbet He said later on Thursday that […]

If proved right, she could claim one fourth of the painter’s estate which is now in the hands of a public foundation, according to her lawyer Enrique Blanquez. (Manu Fernandez/Associated Press) According to judicial authorities, only five people —a judge, three coroners and an assistant— were allowed to oversee the removal of the samples out […]

She watches international fashion trends to keep up with what’s en vogue and then adapts the look to suit the needs of her Muslim clients, such as turning midiskirts into maxiskirts. Nabila Rezwan models pieces from Shahad Mahdi’s modest fashion line, Black Orchid. Uniqlo has launched a collection by British-Japanese Muslim fashion designer Hana Tajima that features fashionable […]

Fans complained on Twitter that the figure looked more like Lindsay Lohan or Shakira than Beyoncé. The wax Beyoncé sported wavy blond hair and appeared to be thinner and lighter-skinned than the Lemonade singer in real life. https://t.co/yoq8ZagqLL— @WhatsSleepTho Who made this wax figure of Lindsay Lohan dressed as Beyoncé for Halloween because someone needs to take […]

© The Associated Press, 2017 McCreery, 23, told North Carolina’s WTVD-TV in a statement that he has learned a lesson he won’t forget, adding, “I take gun safety very seriously.” The singer is an American Idol winner and North Carolina native. He was flying to Nashville, Tenn. Authorities told local media organizations that they found a […]

Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper. Most of those charged were issued a summons to appear in court. Police say the crowd was apparently made up of people in their late teens and early 20s. Authorities say many were taken to hospitals for excessive […]