The Canadian Press

Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists

The results of research on marijuana could be applied to other areas

VIDEO: Canadian freed from captivity says family was kidnapped because wife was pregnant

Joshua Boyle and his family were held hostage by a Taliban-linked group for years

Low wages, small workforce leaves booming B.C. restaurants without chefs

Many are advocating for the federal government to step in and issue more visas for foreign workers

Death and destruction, hope and heroism in California fires

Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday

Canada takes silver at world mixed curling championship

Scotland took home the gold

Mike Bernier drops out of B.C. Liberal leadership race

The former cabinet minister made the announcement in Vancouver Saturday morning

Canada’s Olympians and Paralympians get a pay raise

This increase, of about 18 per cent, is the first since 2004.

Former B.C. director pleads guilty in vote-getting scandal

Brian Bonney admits to breach of trust in ‘quick wins’ scandal

Tim Hortons rolls out Buffalo sauce latte

Two locations in Buffalo, N.Y., will serve the new drink

Sears Canada to liquidate remaining stores

The move will put roughly 12,000 people out of work

Canadian writers, actors join Twitter boycott

Canadian writers and actors are boycotting Twitter amid Weinstein sex scandal

Small cities brace for pending Sears closures

“It will have a direct economic impact on our community,” said Lyn Hall of Prince George.

Murky timeline the focus of Las Vegas shooting probe

Authorities are still at a lost as to why Stephen Paddock opened fire on the country music festival

Employees killed in foiled US prison break

Two employees were killed in foiled North Carolina prison break

Canadian family held captive by Taliban-linked group leave Pakistan

The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

Canadian doctor warns parents to lock up medication so teens don’t steal it

B.C. police chief says parents often don’t notice one or two missing pills

Canadian-American family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

Three million sq. ft. of marijuana growing capacity in B.C.

Canopy Growth is set to develop up to 3M sq. ft. of growing capacity in B.C.

Questions remain about police response to Las Vegas massacre

Revised timeline raises more concerns about deadly mass shooting

California dreams reduced to embers

The wildfires already rank among the deadliest in California history