Four former British Columbia attorneys general are calling for the legalization of marijuana, saying the current ban on pot is only fueling gang violence and clogging the courts, but they're not getting any support from the province's current premier.
The victory, before an ear-piercing B.C. Place Stadium sellout of 54,313, capped a stunning turnaround for the Lions, who opened the season 0-5. B.C. became the first CFL team to win a championship after losing its opening five regular-season games.
Galen Cook is convinced the outlaw stashed some of his cash in banks in the city in the days after the hijacker jumped out the rear stairs of a 727 jet with nothing but the money and two parachutes. And the outlaw's son agrees with him. And the son of "D.B. Cooper" agrees with Cook.
Betty Fox's second-eldest son, Terry, was a cancer survivor who vowed to raise money for research by running across Canada in 1980, but his Marathon of Hope ended when his cancer returned and he died June 28, 1981.
Angry, drunken fans ran wild Wednesday night after the Vancouver Canucks' 4-0 loss to Boston in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, setting cars and garbage cans ablaze, smashing windows, showering giant TV screens with beer bottles and dancing atop overturned vehicles. Video at the bottom of the story
But the party isn't coming cheap for the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, which will shell out more than $1 million for showing everyone a good time by broadcasting the games on giant, outdoor screens and then for paying extra police to protect their safety. Scroll down the article to see a video report on Game 6.
Most Americans concede that Canada has a snappier national anthem, prettier money and sweeter maple syrup.
Here’s something else to add to the list: braver white-tailed deer.
It does, anyway, if you compare apples to apples or Grand Forkses to Grand Forkses.
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