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Pop Forecast Sept. 1: Houdini, The Captive and more (with video)

Chris Lackner

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan sang. But these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop culture offerings is just what we need. 725 more words


Canadian among those on tourist bus that crashed in Bolivia, killing 10

LA PAZ, Bolivia – A spokeswoman for Foreign Affairs says a Canadian was among the passengers on a bus that ran off a highway and crashed in Bolivia. 136 more words


New opponent is no problem for Dillashaw at UFC 177

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his bantamweight title with a fifth-round TKO over late fill-in Joe Soto at UFC 177 on Saturday night. 119 more words


Mediator walks away, ending hopes teachers' strike will end before school starts

By Steven Chua

RICHMOND, B.C. — Veteran mediator Vince Ready has walked away from talks between British Columbia teachers and their employer, smothering parents’ hopes the school year will start on time. 763 more words


Coyne: Open the borders and give provinces the taxing power

On the first day of the annual meeting of the Council of the Federation, held this year in Charlottetown, P.E.I., the Group of Politicians Formerly Known as The Premiers posed for a photograph in the style of that famous photo of the Fathers of Confederation, taken on the same spot 150 years before. 960 more words


Movie review: Swearnet a Trailer Park Boys tragedy (with video)

Swearnet: The Movie
One star out of five
Starring: Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith
Directed by: Warren P. Sonoda
Running time: 112 minutes… 575 more words


Conservatives restrict RCMP's ability to reclassify firearms

The Conservative government has put new restrictions on the ability of the RCMP to reclassify firearms, the latest move aimed at winning support from gun enthusiasts. 501 more words