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When will Big Telecom face the facts?

Big Telecom’s supporters claim that more choice and customer-friendly rules wouldn’t help Canada’s broken cell phone market, but we explain why this is exactly what is needed.

Sun Media to close 11 publications and cut 360 jobs

Sun Media announced the halting of 8 pay-to-read publications and 3 free dailies on Tuesday. The company, which owns such papers as The Toronto Sun, The London Free Press, and ...

Cory Montieth's death caused by heroin and alcohol: toxicology report

 Glee actor Cory Monteith, 31, died of a  mixed-drug toxicity involving heroin and alcohol, the The BC Coroners Service has confirmed on Tuesday.  The post-mortem...

The last of a dynasty: Etch Your Sketch Off Asian Comedy Night brings big laughs

The always hilarious Tom Chin is retiring after 2013. That's a shame.

Personal information at risk as spying agencies tap the cloud

The move towards the security and efficiency of data-sharing and cloud-based computing is at risk as increased government surveillance exploits access to our data

Leaving the backdoor open: Is the government putting your personal data at risk?

Security concerns arise as secretive spy agency CSEC invades citizens’ communications privacy.

Highlighting human and environmental cost of Canada's energy policy with Healing Walk through oil sands

First Nations leaders, civilians and international media gathered on a rainy day near Fort McMurray on Friday for the annual 4th Annual Healing Walk, a spiritual gathering and 14-...

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment highlights flaws in new oil sands monitoring

New monitoring plan for Oil Sands as deeply flawed as previous discredited program

BeeVancity Events July 4-11

Inspirational Latin Awards, Vancouver Folk Festival, Carnaval del sol 2013, & Cycle Chic Social plus many free events around the city.