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‘Roseanne‘ spinoff coming this fall to ABC with original cast — minus one

‘Roseanne‘ spinoff coming this fall to ABC with original cast — minus one

“Roseanne” is coming back, minus Roseanne. ABC is bringing back the show’s five original cast members for a spinoff with the working title “The Conners.” Roseanne Barr will not appear on the show, and ABC says that she will have no financial or creative involvement. Barr launched the eponymous show back in 1988 to much critical acclaim and returned for […]

Preference for sons continues among 2nd-generation women of South Asian descent: study

Preference for sons continues among 2nd-generation women of South Asian descent: study

A new study finds that mothers who were born in Canada but are of South Asian descent are giving birth to many more boys than girls – suggesting that some of them might be taking part in sex-selective abortion. These latest findings come from the same group of researchers that more male babies than expected were being born to Indian-born […]

‘Hot Dog Water‘ seller in Vancouver gets laughs to prove point

‘Hot Dog Water‘ seller in Vancouver gets laughs to prove point

VANCOUVER – A Vancouver man who sold bottles of "Hot Dog Water" for nearly $40 each says he was trying to see how marketing of health claims backed by supposed science amounts to quick sales. Douglas Bevans said he boiled about 100 organic beef hot dogs and put each one in a bottle of the water he sold at an […]

Melania Trump wears ‘I really don‘t care‘ jacket before visiting migrant kids

Melania Trump wears ‘I really don‘t care‘ jacket before visiting migrant kids

Melania Trump wore a jacket with the words “I really don’t care, do u?” as she boarded a flight to visit migrant children separated from their families, setting off a series of contradictory explanations from White House officials and the president himself. The first lady’s spokeswoman denied any "hidden message” in the outfit. But U.S. President Donald Trump said the […]

Saudi women gain right to drive, but some who fought for change still detained

Saudi women gain right to drive, but some who fought for change still detained

On June 24, Saudi Arabia will lift its ban on women drivers after years of protests. Paul Workman is reporting from Riyadh, where preparations for the change are underway. —- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — “We want to drive. We are waiting for the time that we will start to drive.” Her name is Nuwayer and all you can see is […]

Liberals set hiring, procurement rules for federally-funded projects

Liberals set hiring, procurement rules for federally-funded projects

OTTAWA – Cities, provinces and territories building new roads, bridges, water and transit systems funded with federal dollars will have to let Indigenous Peoples, veterans and recent immigrants have a hand in those projects under new rules being unveiled today. The idea of so-called community benefits will be a mandatory requirement for many infrastructure projects the federal government will help […]

Fake police arrest and force woman to deposit cash in latest CRA scam

Fake police arrest and force woman to deposit cash in latest CRA scam

Vancouver police say there‘s a new twist on a Canada Revenue Agency scam they‘ve been warning the public about and the swindle involves being arrested. Police say a 58-year-old woman received a phone call on Wednesday afternoon from someone claiming to be from the agency, who said she owed $6,000 in taxes and there was a warrant for her arrest. […]