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

‘Sincere regret’: Whitecaps owners apologize for handling of abuse allegations

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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The co-owners of the Whitecaps professional soccer team have posted an apology expressing their "sincere regret and empathy" for the harm experienced by the women who levelled allegations of abuse at a former coach who worked at the club in 2008. 

Canucks writer and broadcaster Jason Botchford dead at 48

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
Jason Botchford

The popular Vancouver media figure passed away on the weekend of apparent heart failure.

Water polo coach banned after teens claim pattern of sexual harassment, abusive coaching

Friday, April 26th, 2019
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A B.C. water polo coach has been banned from the sport's national association for life after teenage girls under his supervision claimed a pattern of harassment and humiliating sexual remarks.

Rock climbing is changing — and not just because it’s heading to the Olympics

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
Lynn Hill

When U.S. climber Lynn Hill started grappling rock more than four decades ago, it was a different world.

Canada Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps lacking accountability over allegations against coach, soccer legend says

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Brazil Pan Ams

Whitecaps and national organization claim they acted responsibly when stories about the inappropriate behaviour of a coach were brought to them.

Here come the 7s: Vancouver hosts global rugby tournament

Friday, March 8th, 2019

It’s a two-day spectacle, featuring flags, fast-paced rugby and a whole lot of costumes.

RCMP investigating alleged assault between hockey teammates on North Shore Winter Club boys team

Friday, February 8th, 2019
North Shore Winter Club

North Vancouver RCMP confirm they are investigating an alleged assault involving players on a minor boys hockey team from the North Shore Winter Club.

Tributes pour in for sports writing legend Jim Taylor

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Jim Taylor

Arguably one of Canada's funniest sports columnists, Taylor died at his Shawnigan Lake, B.C., home on Monday.

B.C. Lions employee suspended for violating team and CFL social media policies

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
Torey Hunter

The B.C. Lions have suspended the team's director of player personnel and development for 90 days for allegedly criticizing the Edmonton Eskimos online.

Persistent Pogge: B.C. goalie’s journey from world juniors star to Swedish stopper

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
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Justin Pogge was the star of Canada's world juniors team at Vancouver in 2006. After his NHL shot didn't pan out, he's battled back from the depths of the minors to find his game and a new life playing goal abroad.