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Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay was the first witness on Monday

(VIDEO) Peter MacKay testifies at prostitution bill hearing in Ottawa

Canada must ratify a new prostitution law by December, but critics say the Conservatives' new bill still misses the mark.

Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay was the first witness on Monday
Oscar winner Juliette Binoche stars in 'Words and Pictures' as an artist and art teacher who struggles in love and with arthritis.

In Theatres: Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche in ‘Words and Pictures’

Also out this weekend: Eric Bana in 'Deliver Us From Evil' and an indie film called 'Gerontophilia'.

Oscar winner Juliette Binoche stars in 'Words and Pictures' as an artist and art teacher who struggles in love and with arthritis.
William Shatner rides along in the opening parade for the 2014 Calgary Stampede.

Calgary Stampede: ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ opens for 102nd year (VIDEO)

The Stampede opened in Calgary on Friday, one year after flooding threatened to shutdown the century-long outdoor exhibition.

William Shatner rides along in the opening parade for the 2014 Calgary Stampede.
Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad

NHL Draft: Ekblad No. 1, Reinhart goes No. 2; Canucks draft Abbotsford’s Virtanen 6th

The Canucks drafted a B.C.-born player in the first round, sixth overall, early in the first round of Thursday's NHL Entry Draft.

Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad
This year

Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

This year
Optimus Prime continues to rip the Decepticons a new one in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' with Mark Wahlberg.

In Theatres: Wahlberg stars in Transformers: Age of Extinction; They Came Together; The Breakup Guru

Marky Mark and Optimus Prime resurrect the 'Transformers' franchise out of Shia LaBeouf's wake.

Optimus Prime continues to rip the Decepticons a new one in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' with Mark Wahlberg.
What do Canada's youngest soccer fans think of this year's World Cup?

Asking Kids: Who Do You Want To Win the World Cup (VIDEO)

Most kids want Brazil or Germany to win, it seems, and a bunch of them would love to celebrate a goal like the pros...

What do Canada's youngest soccer fans think of this year's World Cup?
BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay gets set to let loose a throw during the 2013 season

Black Press Contests: WIN tickets to BC Lions home opener

The Lions will open their 2014 season against the Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday, June 28 at BC Place. Kickoff at 3 p.m.

BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay gets set to let loose a throw during the 2013 season
Ryan Miller

NHL: (Ryan) Miller Time in Vancouver?

The Canucks have reportedly made contact with the big-budget goalie's agent, and it's believed Miller has no problem playing in B.C.

Ryan Miller
The Vancouver Canucks have hired Willie Desjardins are their new head coach

(VIDEO) Vancouver Canucks introduce new head coach Willie Desjardins

Desjardins will replace John Tortorella, who was fired after one playoff-less season with the Canucks.

The Vancouver Canucks have hired Willie Desjardins are their new head coach
Teachers in New Westminster

Ontario teachers pledge $1.5 million to help striking B.C. educators

Thousands attended a rally in Vancouver on Friday, one day after Education Minister Peter Fassbender said both sides were still far apart.

Teachers in New Westminster
Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel has won the last four consecutive F1 World Championships

(VIDEO) Driveway’s Keith Morgan takes laps with F1 champ Sebastian Vettel

Vettel has won the past four F1 World Championships and is now Red Bull-Infinity's Director of Performance.

Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel has won the last four consecutive F1 World Championships
Iceland

World’s Most Peaceful Countries: Pretty Much, It’s Europe And Canada

Canada has been ranked the 7th most peaceful country on Earth, while the U.S. and Mexico finished outside the Top 100.

Iceland
Zack Kassian and Henrik Sedin share a laugh before during practice in 2012

Canucks 2014 training camp in Whistler; Jake Virtanen ranked 7th by International Scouting

Vancouver will head north to prepare for the 2014 season, but will the Canucks do so with Abbotsford's Virtanen on their roster?

Zack Kassian and Henrik Sedin share a laugh before during practice in 2012
The outside of a Canadian Target

Target Canada: We have disappointed our guests (VIDEO)

The struggling retail company published an apology to shoppers, after reportedly losing $1.5 billion in its first year in Canada.

The outside of a Canadian Target
Marian Gaborik opens the scoring for the Los Angeles Kings

(VIDEO) Los Angeles Kings win 2nd Stanley Cup in three years; Justin Williams wins Conn Smythe

Alec Martinez scored the Cup-winning goal 14:43 into the second overtime period – his second series-winning OT goal these playoffs.

Marian Gaborik opens the scoring for the Los Angeles Kings
Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.

Media mogul David Black receives honorary degree from UVic

Black, the owner of Black Press newspaper group, urges graduating students to 'show up' and to 'surround yourself with bright people'.

Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.
The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.

(VIDEO) Funeral for Moncton RCMP officers; B.C. communities honour victims

More than 5,000 officers from around Canada were expected to attend Tuesday's funeral in New Brunswick.

The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.
B.C. Teachers' Federation President Jim Iker.

(VIDEO) Jim Iker: BCTF will vote on escalation; full-scale strike could follow

Speaking at a press conference, Iker addressed B.C. teachers' job action in their second week of rotating strikes.

B.C. Teachers' Federation President Jim Iker.
Edmonton Oil Kings forward Edgars Kulda celebrates a goal against his team's WHL rival

NHL Draft: Can Edgars Kulda go from Memorial Cup MVP to NHL star? (VIDEO)

The Oil Kings forward teamed with Coyotes draft pick Henrik Samuelsson on Edmonton's first line, putting up 30 goals, 60 points.

Edmonton Oil Kings forward Edgars Kulda celebrates a goal against his team's WHL rival