Mar 21, 2013 14:51 EDT
A preliminary hearing into the case of a Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man was adjourned until April 8 here Thursday, court officials said.
Mar 19, 2013 16:18 EDT
A Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man collapsed in court on Tuesday while evidence was presented against him, witnesses and his lawyer told AFP.
Mar 19, 2013 14:21 EDT
Lululemon Athletica designs clothes suited to rolling, stretching and other yoga moves. But the company itself took a tumble Tuesday after announcing its yoga pants were too sheer.
Mar 16, 2013 19:39 EDT
Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White reclaimed the world ice dance title from Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir for the second time on Saturday at the World Figure Skating Championships.
Mar 16, 2013 17:38 EDT
Syria's Omar Souleyman arrived literally at the 11th hour at South by Southwest (SXSW) for a benefit concert in the wee hours of Saturday for victims of the conflict in his homeland.
Mar 13, 2013 16:54 EDT
Japan provided $1 million on Wednesday to help clean up debris from the March 2011 tsunami that has washed up along Canada's shores.
Mar 12, 2013 15:50 EDT
A preliminary hearing for the so-called "Canadian Psycho," a former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man, will remain open to the public, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2013 15:41 EDT
A former porn actor dubbed the "Canadian Psycho" appeared in court on Monday for a hearing on whether a trial can proceed in the grisly murder and dismembering of a Chinese man.
Mar 11, 2013 06:33 EDT
The epilogue of the most significant Canadian crime story in years begins Monday in Montreal with the trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta, accused of slaying and dismembering a Chinese student.
Mar 04, 2013 15:46 EST
Lawyers for a man accused of a gruesome killing and dubbed the "the Canadian Psycho" will ask a judge to ban the public from his preliminary hearing scheduled to start next week, the defense told AFP on Monday.
Mar 02, 2013 12:41 EST
As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading.
Mar 01, 2013 15:36 EST
Welsh international Robert Earnshaw, the only player to score a hat-trick in every professional division in England, joined Major League Soccer's Toronto FC on Friday ahead of the club's opener.
Feb 27, 2013 00:07 EST
The National Hockey League unveiled a proposed realignment plan based on geographic proximity and featuring a playoff format that would include wild card entrants.
Feb 25, 2013 17:49 EST
Russian forward Evgeni Malkin is out indefinitely with a concussion after slamming his head into the boards, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Monday.
Feb 19, 2013 14:53 EST
Canada's Davis Cup squad, fresh from a stunning upset of tennis powerhouse Spain earlier this month, will return to Vancouver for a home quarter-final tie against Italy in April, Tennis Canada announced on Tuesday.
Feb 17, 2013 14:52 EST
Silicon Valley's long crusade to break open doors to America for foreigners with key technology skills hinges on a political battle in Washington over broader immigration reform.
Feb 16, 2013 12:32 EST
New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko moved within sight of a historic second US LPGA win at the age of just 15 when she shot 70 to share the Women's Australian Open third round lead with Shin Ji-Yai on Saturday.
Feb 15, 2013 21:32 EST
New York City this week marked the fifth anniversary of a groundbreaking free condom program that has distributed tens of millions free rubbers, under the racy slogan "NYC Condoms -- Get Some!"
Feb 10, 2013 14:44 EST
Former two-time world champion Mao Asada led Japan's medal sweep in the women's singles at the Four Continents championships, remaining unbeaten with five wins in the pre-Olympic season.
Feb 10, 2013 06:41 EST
Former world champion Mao Asada led Japan's medal sweep in the women's singles at the Four Continents championships, remaining unbeaten with five wins in the pre-Olympic season.
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|City of Vancouver|
|Nickname(s): Hollywood North|
|Motto: "By Sea, Land, and Air We Prosper"|
|Greater Vancouver Regional District in British Columbia, Canada|
|Regional District||Metro Vancouver|
|- Mayor||Gregor Robertson (Vision Vancouver)|
|- City Council|
|- City||114.67 km2 (44.3 sq mi)|
|- Metro||2,878.52 km2 (1,111.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|Population (2006 Census)|
|- City||578,041(Ranked 8th)|
|- Density||5,335/km2 (13,817.6/sq mi)|
|- Metro||2,116,581 (Ranked 3rd)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC−8)|
|- Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC−7)|
|Postal code span||V5K to V6Z|
|Area code(s)||604, 778|
|Website||City of Vancouver|