- Germany, Canada bounce back with strong showings in World Cup luge team relay The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
WHISTLER, B.C. - It didn't take long for Germany and Canada to get back on the podium in the World Cup luge team relay. The German team of Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl took gold in the continuous relay with a time of two minutes 03.791 seconds, just over four tenths of a second faster …
- Canadian men's speedskating pursuit team earns spot in 2014 Winter Olympic Games The Canadian Press - 11 hours ago
BERLIN - Canada's men's long-track speedskating pursuit team qualified for the Winter Olympics on Saturday, placing eighth in a World Cup event. Mathieu Giroux of Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que, Toronto's Jordan Belchos and Regina's Lucas Makowsky finished in three minutes 46.80 seconds in the six-lap event. "Today was a success …
- Stubler out as B.C. Lions defensive co-ordinator, will not have contract renewed The Canadian Press - 14 hours ago
VANCOUVER - Rich Stubler is out as defensive co-ordinator of the B.C. Lions. The club announced on Saturday that they will not renew Stubler's contract for the 2014 season, ending his latest stint in B.C. Stubler had finished his second year as the team's defensive co-ordinator after returning to B.C. in 2012 following …
- WHL Roundup: Bozon with four points as Ice hand Blazers 11th straight loss The Canadian Press - Sat, 7 Dec, 2013
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Tim Bozon had two goals and two assists as the Kootenay Ice defeated the host Kamloops Blazers 7-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.
- Abbotsford Heat score three power play goals in 4-2 win over San Antonio Rampage The Canadian Press - Sat, 7 Dec, 2013
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - The Abbotsford Heat continue to roll, even when not firing on all cylinders. Despite giving up a third-period two-goal lead, failing to score at even strength, and taking too many penalties, the American Hockey League's first-place team battled to a 4-2 victory over the San Antonio Rampage Friday night. …
- Germans go 1-2 as Canada's Snith and Walker finish fourth in World Cup luge The Canadian Press - Sat, 7 Dec, 2013
WHISTLER, B.C. - Fourth place is starting to get old for Canada's Justin Snith and Tristan Walker. The Calgary duo produced their best result of the World Cup luge season Friday, only to fall agonizingly short of the doubles podium for the fourth time in 2013. Snith and Walker were sixth after the first run before blazing …
- Kelowna man hit by car fleeing drunk-driving roadblock CBC - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
- Two dogs fatally shot in the woods near Kamloops CBC - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
An incident described by RCMP as a case of serious animal cruelty has left a B.C. family wondering why someone would shoot their two dogs and leave them to die in the woods near Knouff Lake, north of Kamloops.
- Tim Hortons 'wage theft' claim prompts call for police probe CBC - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
- Coquitlam woman convicted for stabbing her ex-boyfriend to death in trailer home The Canadian Press - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A 42-year-old Coquitlam, B.C., woman has been convicted for stabbing her former boyfriend to death in his trailer park home.
- Extreme weather forces school cancellations, more shelters CBC - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
The cold, wintery weather was having a widespread impact across B.C.’s South Coast on Friday.
- Too cold? Too bad - it happens all the time says Environment Canada The Canadian Press - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
VANCOUVER - It's cold in B.C., but we've been through worse, says Environment Canada meteorologist Doug Lundquist. The chilly temperatures responsible for much of the recent groaning among residents are a regular and expected part of autumn, he said. Even though a cold snap of -4 C settles this weekend in Vancouver, the …
- New Westminster construction company charged with hiring illegal workers The Canadian Press - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A Metro Vancouver construction company and its owners are accused of employing six foreign nationals without a permit. The Canada Border Services Agency alleges John and Constantina Psarrakis hired six people to work as labourers for Nektarios Stripping Construction Ltd. The agency said the workers …
- One man dead after car found in ditch in Delta CBC - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
- Canucks Daniel Sedin hopes roof stays open for Heritage Classic against Senators The Canadian Press - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
VANCOUVER - Daniel Sedin did not hesitate when asked whether he would like to see the B.C. Place Stadium roof open or closed for the NHL's Heritage Classic next March. "Open, for sure," said Sedin after a news conference in which he and a couple of other Vancouver Canucks helped launch the marketing drive for the March …
- Canadian freestyle skier Olivier Rochon suffers season-ending knee injury The Canadian Press - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
Canadian freestyle aerials competitor Olivier Rochon's season is over. The Canadian Freestyle Ski Association announced Friday that Rochon, 24, suffered a season-ending torn left anterior cruciate ligament that will prevent him from competing in the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in February. The resident of Gatineau, …
- Grocer fights B.C. pharmacists' ban on loyalty programs CBC - Fri, 6 Dec, 2013
Two of the province's largest grocery store chains are fighting the B.C. College of Pharmacists over a ban on incentive programs.
- Full coverage: Nelson Mandela dies at 95
- Though expecting massive crowds, South Africa offers few details about Mandela ceremoniesThe Canadian Press - 15 hours ago
- Paying tribute to Mandela: South Africa's long-planned mega eventChristian Science Monitor - 17 hours ago
- No tears but grudging respect for Mandela in white Afrikaner enclaveReuters - 17 hours ago
- From T-shirts to ostrich eggs, mourners snap up Mandela mementosReuters - 18 hours ago
- 3 former PMs to accompany Stephen Harper to pay final respects to Nelson MandelaThe Canadian Press - 9 hours ago
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