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It’s been a month since the federal government’s extra parental leave went into effect. (Dove Men+Care photo)

Despite five extra weeks’ parental leave in Canada, dads still face stigma: survey

One reason people said dads don’t need leave is because they can just bond with their kids at weekend

It’s been a month since the federal government’s extra parental leave went into effect. (Dove Men+Care photo)
Pharmacists in B.C. have been able to administer vaccines to people five years and older since 2009. (Black Press Media files)

Could a pharmacist’s consultation help more people get vaccinated?

Canadian study suggests giving pharmacists a monetary incentive to consult would cut influenza cases

Pharmacists in B.C. have been able to administer vaccines to people five years and older since 2009. (Black Press Media files)
France rebuffs Trump for suggesting ‘flying water tankers’ to fight Notre Dame fire

France rebuffs Trump for suggesting ‘flying water tankers’ to fight Notre Dame fire

Trump’s advice was shut down in a series of tweets from the French interior ministry

France rebuffs Trump for suggesting ‘flying water tankers’ to fight Notre Dame fire
Man lights cars on fire along Edmonton street, tackled by Good Samaritan in Hawaiian shirt

Man lights cars on fire along Edmonton street, tackled by Good Samaritan in Hawaiian shirt

The shocking incident happened along Edmonton’s popular Whyte Avenue

Man lights cars on fire along Edmonton street, tackled by Good Samaritan in Hawaiian shirt
Happy National Pet Day: Here’s a look at the six richest pets of all time

Happy National Pet Day: Here’s a look at the six richest pets of all time

From Boo the Pomeranian to Grumpy Cat, these six pets had more money than most people see in a lifetime

Happy National Pet Day: Here’s a look at the six richest pets of all time
Bernie Sanders calls Trump a racist before Apollo event

Bernie Sanders calls Trump a racist before Apollo event

Democratic presidential contender was at the Jazz Foundation’s ‘A Great Night in Harlem’ annual gala

Bernie Sanders calls Trump a racist before Apollo event
A collection of Harry Potter books. (Washington Post photo by Sarah L. Voisin)

Federal government wants you to join ‘Dumbledore’s Army’

A job posting by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat alludes to fictional wizard Harry Potter

A collection of Harry Potter books. (Washington Post photo by Sarah L. Voisin)
‘A true queen goes anywhere #ForTheThrone, even beyond the Wall. Birgit has staked her claim​.’ (HBO photo)

Hidden throne found in B.C. woods as part of Game Of Thrones contest

One of six thrones hidden around the world for a promotional campaign was found in Tumbler Ridge

‘A true queen goes anywhere #ForTheThrone, even beyond the Wall. Birgit has staked her claim​.’ (HBO photo)
Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard

Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard

North Vancouver resident Norm Lee captures orange cat versus coyote in backyard showdown

Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard
Newfoundland man caught after posting photo of himself drinking and driving

Newfoundland man caught after posting photo of himself drinking and driving

The 19-year-old took a photo of himself holding a beer bottle and cigarette while at the wheel

Newfoundland man caught after posting photo of himself drinking and driving
Women continue to earn 25% less than men in Canada: report

Women continue to earn 25% less than men in Canada: report

Study found salary and bonus disparity averages $19,000 per year

Women continue to earn 25% less than men in Canada: report
Extra weeks of parental leave now available across Canada

Extra weeks of parental leave now available across Canada

Parents who share child care duties of newborns, newly adopted children eligible for five to eight more weeks

Extra weeks of parental leave now available across Canada
Fashion Fridays: Rocking overalls

Fashion Fridays: Rocking overalls

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: Rocking overalls
64% of Canadians do not support current laws that support ‘birth tourism’: poll

64% of Canadians do not support current laws that support ‘birth tourism’: poll

Any child born in Canada is a citizen, even if their parents are here on tourist visas

64% of Canadians do not support current laws that support ‘birth tourism’: poll
In this photo taken Monday, March 11, 2019, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for TUI Group sits parked in the background at right at Boeing Co.’s Renton Assembly Plant in Renton, Wash. Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday joined a rapidly growing number of countries grounding the new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster or turning it back from their airspace, while investigators in Ethiopia looked for parallels with a similar crash just five months ago. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Canada bans Boeing 737 Max 8 plane following fatal Ethiopian crash

Eighteen Canadians were among the 157 killed in the crash in Addis Ababa

In this photo taken Monday, March 11, 2019, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for TUI Group sits parked in the background at right at Boeing Co.’s Renton Assembly Plant in Renton, Wash. Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday joined a rapidly growing number of countries grounding the new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster or turning it back from their airspace, while investigators in Ethiopia looked for parallels with a similar crash just five months ago. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Screenshot from clit-me app. (National Film Board of Canada)

VIDEO: Clitoris in the spotlight in new National Film Board app

New app focuses on female sexual health and pleasure, aiming to close the ‘orgasm gap’

Screenshot from clit-me app. (National Film Board of Canada)
Alberta Mountie accused of off-duty assaults in Whistler

Alberta Mountie accused of off-duty assaults in Whistler

Edmonton police say the RCMP officer has been reassigned from his operational duties

Alberta Mountie accused of off-duty assaults in Whistler
VIDEO: Driver captures moment avalanche engulfs Colorado highway

VIDEO: Driver captures moment avalanche engulfs Colorado highway

The avalanche happened on a mountain along Interstate 70 in Ten Mile Canyon

VIDEO: Driver captures moment avalanche engulfs Colorado highway
National Energy Board approves Trans Mountain pipeline again

National Energy Board approves Trans Mountain pipeline again

Next step includes cabinet voting on the controversial expansion

National Energy Board approves Trans Mountain pipeline again
In this Jan. 25, 2019 file photo, a sign prohibiting all children under 12 and unvaccinated adults stands at the entrance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)

70% of Canadians agree with mandatory vaccines for children: poll

The debate for pro and anti vaccinations has heated up after a measles outbreak in Vancouver

In this Jan. 25, 2019 file photo, a sign prohibiting all children under 12 and unvaccinated adults stands at the entrance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)