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Whitecaps players celebrate the team's playoff-clinching 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids. Vancouver will play Dallas FC in a one-off elimination game on Wednesday

Whitecaps face Dallas in one-off playoff game; Winner will face Pacific power Seattle Sounders

Caps fans can be forgiven for looking past tonight's game against FC Dallas, with our favourite northwest rivals awaiting the winner...

Whitecaps players celebrate the team's playoff-clinching 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids. Vancouver will play Dallas FC in a one-off elimination game on Wednesday
Ottawa shooting victim Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

VIDEO: Procession honouring Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in hometown of Hamilton, Ontario

Cirillo was shot and killed in Ottawa last week, while he was standing guard at the Canadian National War Memorial near Parliament Hill.

Ottawa shooting victim Cpl. Nathan Cirillo
Chief Joe Alphonse looks out on B.C.'s Farwell Canyon.

Tsilhqot’in Chief Alphonse talks 1864 hangings, court victory (VIDEO)

Alphonse says his once 'war-like' nation is still fighting for its land, but the battlefield has turned into courtrooms, paper, and pen.

Chief Joe Alphonse looks out on B.C.'s Farwell Canyon.
Reports say a student at Marysville-Pilchuk opened gunfire on his school on Friday morning in Washington State. Police say the gunman is dead and four people are reportedly hurt.

UPDATE: 2 confirmed dead in Marysville, Washington school shooting

Police confirmed that the school's suspect shooter – who was a student at Marysville Pilchuck – is dead, along with another person.

Reports say a student at Marysville-Pilchuk opened gunfire on his school on Friday morning in Washington State. Police say the gunman is dead and four people are reportedly hurt.
Popstar Selena Gomez posted this photo on Instagram

VIDEO: Dalai Lama met by admirers, protestors, and Selena Gomez during Vancouver visit

His Holiness made three stops during his West Coast visit, at a Vancouver high school, the Convention Centre, and UBC.

Popstar Selena Gomez posted this photo on Instagram
Pop superstar and actress Selena Gomez (middle top) will host this year's We Day at Vancouver's Rogers Arena

We Day, host Selena Gomez to rock out Rogers Arena in Vancouver

Over 20,000 students will be in the audience to get inspired over global youth activism at Free the Children's annual motivational concert

Pop superstar and actress Selena Gomez (middle top) will host this year's We Day at Vancouver's Rogers Arena
In a bright pink gown

(VIDEO/PHOTOS) Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom star at Vancouver’s 2014 We Day concert

Free the Children's annual 'change the world' event rocked out Rogers Arena with the help of 20,000 screaming young activists and volunteers

In a bright pink gown
A Canadian honour guard was shot and killed at Ottawa's National War Memorial on Wednesday morning

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings

One witness – nearby worker Scott Walsh – says the gunman right by him, no more than five feet away, after the first shots were fired.

A Canadian honour guard was shot and killed at Ottawa's National War Memorial on Wednesday morning
Lonely Planet released its 'Best in Travel' list for 2015 on Monday. Canada was shut out from the Top 10 Countries list

Toronto cracks Lonely Planet’s Top 10 for ‘Best in Travel 2015’ guide

In its annual 'Best in Travel' series, Lonely Planet gave props to Singapore, Argentina and Milan, but shut Canada out of its Best Countries

Lonely Planet released its 'Best in Travel' list for 2015 on Monday. Canada was shut out from the Top 10 Countries list
TEDx Vancouver: October 18

LIVE STREAM: TEDx conference in Vancouver; Past highlights on Travel, Learning, and Gossip

2014's TEDx event features speakers like Jay DeMerit, Victor Chan, Chip Wilson, and host Riaz Meghji, with lectures on career and travel.

TEDx Vancouver: October 18
A 'tent city' in Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park

Vancouver Police make 5 arrests while clearing out Oppenheimer Park

The VPD says three men and two women were taken to jail – two days after campers were supposed to be evicted from the park.

A 'tent city' in Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park
New Movies: Brad Pitt (middle) stars in 'Fury' – a World War II drama also starring Michael Pena

In Theatres: Brad Pitt in ‘Fury’; Animated film ‘The Book of Life’; and Bill Murray in ‘St. Vincent’

Pitt plays an army sargeant in 'Fury' – a World War II drama starring Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena, and Logan Lerman.

New Movies: Brad Pitt (middle) stars in 'Fury' – a World War II drama also starring Michael Pena
Clockwise from top left: Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin

Canucks, California, and Alberta: Predicting the NHL’s Pacific Division for 2014/15

Will Vancouver rebound from the Tortor-error? Will L.A., Anaheim or San Jose reign over California? What about Calgary, Edmonton or Phoenix?

Clockwise from top left: Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin
Harvest Haus came and went in Vancouver last weekend – October 2 to October 5 – and it was an all-Bavarian Oktoberfestive blowout at Queen Elizabeth plaza.

Downtown Diary: Going All Bavarian for Oktoberfest in Vancouver

It was all beer, beef, and lederhosen on Saturday, when the first annual Harvest Haus was held on Queen Elizabeth plaza.

Harvest Haus came and went in Vancouver last weekend – October 2 to October 5 – and it was an all-Bavarian Oktoberfestive blowout at Queen Elizabeth plaza.
Rock band Imagine Dragons – they of the hit song 'Radioactive' – will perform at the 2014 Grey Cup in Vancouver

Imagine Dragons will play Grey Cup halftime in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

The American alt rock band will play the mid-championship set at BC Place on November 30, 2014.

Rock band Imagine Dragons – they of the hit song 'Radioactive' – will perform at the 2014 Grey Cup in Vancouver
Kailua-Kona

Black Press purchases six U.S. newspapers in Washington, Hawaii

Through its American subsidiaries, Sound Publishing and Oahu Publications, Black Press has acquired papers in Aberdeen, Westport, Hilo, Kona

Kailua-Kona
Disney on Ice and 'Let's Party!' is coming to Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum at the PNE from November 26-30

Disney On Ice bringing ‘Let’s Party!’ to Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum

The popular on-ice show – starring favourites like Mickey and Minnie and the Disney princesses – returns to the PNE this November.

Disney on Ice and 'Let's Party!' is coming to Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum at the PNE from November 26-30
B.C. Premier Christy Clark addresses concerns aired by the Malaysian president of energy company Petronas

VIDEO: Premier Clark calls Petronas’ threat a negotiating tactic

Clark said Petronas is trying to 'get the absolute best deal' for its shareholders while she is trying to get the best deal for B.C., Canada

B.C. Premier Christy Clark addresses concerns aired by the Malaysian president of energy company Petronas
The Infiniti-Red Bull pit crew readies a race car to return to action during the 2014 F1 Belgian Grand Prix.

Driveway: Touring England’s Infiniti-Red Bull factory; The Topless Fiat 500C; 4 Classic Cars under $25,000

This week, editor Keith Morgan shares his photos from a tour of the Infiniti-Red Bull factory, and his week at the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix.

The Infiniti-Red Bull pit crew readies a race car to return to action during the 2014 F1 Belgian Grand Prix.
A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel

Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel