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At 5ft 3in, she too frail to be a speed skater. Yet she’s the one to beat in World Championships – and she likes it that way
Of all the Idle No More protests that sprung up on Wednesday's national day of action across Canada, what may have worried the conservative government of Stephen Harper the most was a gathering of aboriginal young men banging tribal drums outside a hotel in downtown Vancouver.
Vancouver Island in British Columbia has a mighty mountain at its heart. By Minty Clinch
Music fans have been told that two UK concerts by singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen have been switched to a different venue about 75 miles away.
With the eurozone crisis showing no signs of waning, people around the globe are looking to less traditional models, a new poll shows
Beach shots depict her as a curvaceous beauty queen. But 23-year-old Jenna Talackova was born male and that has led organisers to disqualify her as a finalist in the 61st Miss Universe Canada pageant.
Now... Canadian Ski
A week-long ski break in Whistler is £969pp, with Air Canada flights from Heathrow to Vancouver via Montreal on 7 March, transfers and a fully catered stay at the Chalet Whistler Mountain House. Skiamericaonline.co.uk
Canada's police force has been rocked by a spate of allegations of sexual harassment against male officers
At nearly one million square kilometers of pristine wilderness and with a burgeoning population of grizzly bears and cougars, the forests and mountains of British Columbia are not a good place to get lost.
Vancouver was living up to its historic nickname "The Big Smoke" yesterday after it woke up to discover that ice hockey fans dismayed at their team's defeat in the final of the sport's biggest competition had turned the streets of the city centre into a riot zone.
About 100 sled dogs were killed inhumanely and dumped in a mass grave when a tour operator's bookings dropped sharply after the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Leslie Woit reveals that in Canada it's easy to get your off-piste adrenalin fix – If you know where to look
Gravitational force overpowered out-of-control Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili and left him unable to avoid the crash that claimed his life hours before the opening ceremony at the Vancouver Olympics, the International Luge Federation concluded in a report Monday.
Amy Williams arrived back in London last night admitting her gold medal at the Vancouver Games felt "absolutely amazing".
Driving a bobsleigh through Whistler's gut-wrenching turns at 90mph was probably not the advice Janis Minins was given by his surgeon after having his appendix removed on the day the Games opened.
Nicola Minichiello's hopes of claiming Olympic gold on the same Whistler track as Amy Williams suffered a blow when she trailed in 10th place after the first two runs of the women's bobsleigh.