Archive for the ‘News/Canada/British Columbia’ Category

The Vancouver Canucks are the talk of Ireland for all the wrong reasons

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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The top story on the Irish Times website is about the Vancouver Canucks and it has nothing to do with their on-ice performance.

2 more Canucks players, trainer experiencing mumps symptoms

Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Coach Desjardins confirmed Sunday that forward Anton Rodin and defenceman Ben Hutton are the latest players to be affected by the disease that has dismantled the Canucks' lineup.

5 Vancouver Canucks benched due to mumps

Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Five players with the Vancouver Canucks are sitting out Saturday's game because they have or are suspected to have the mumps, the team said Friday.

Gambling expert calls on provinces to step into daily fantasy sports arena

Monday, February 20th, 2017
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A gambling researcher is calling on Canada’s provincial lottery corporations to enter the controversial business of daily fantasy sports, citing their ability to best regulate the activity that has been characterized as illegal gambling by some U.S. states.

Jujhar Khaira’s goal another step forward for diversity in hockey

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Surrey's Jujhar Khaira is being celebrated after scoring his debut NHL goal Monday night. Khaira is just the third Indo-Canadian in the league and his success is viewed by some as a step forward for diversity in hockey.

Steve Nash suing to have name removed from B.C. fitness clubs

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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Steve Nash is suing his former business partners to have his name and image removed from 21 Steve Nash Fitness World locations in British Columbia.

UBC goalie called up as emergency replacement for Vancouver Canucks

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks have recruited sociology major Matt Hewitt from UBC to dress as an emergency backup goalie tonight against St. Louis.

Raptors GM says they think of themselves as ‘Canada’s Team’

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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“We’ve kinda thought of ourselves and in NBA circles have been written about as Canada’s team. We take a lot of pride in that,” GM Jeff Weltman says.

100-year-old runner from India inspires at Americas Masters Games in Vancouver

Monday, August 29th, 2016
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It took 100-year-old Indian runner Man Kaur almost a minute and a half to complete the 100-metre race, but she never broke her stride.

Olympic medallist thanks cancer staff that cared for her mom

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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With a medal around her neck and a smile on her face, Olympic cyclist Jasmin Glaesser said a heartfelt thank you to the staff at the B.C. Cancer Agency’s Fraser Valley Centre.