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

Still crazy after 15 years: The endearing energy of B.C. Lions hype man Crazy P

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
CRAZY P

If you’ve been to a B.C. Lions game any time in the past 15 years, you’ve likely seen him. 

B.C. mother charged in connection with U.S. college admissions scandal

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
UCLA

A mother from Surrey, B.C., has been arrested and charged in connection with the U.S. college admissions scandal, becoming the second parent from the province who's linked to the scheme that involves wealthy parents.

Victoria one of two host city finalists for 2022 Invictus Games

Monday, August 26th, 2019
BRITAIN ROYALS Meghan Markle INVICTUS GAMES

Victoria, B.C., has been chosen as one of two cities in the running to host the 2022 Invictus Games.

‘Definitely excited, a little bit nervous’: Vancouver golfer set for record-breaking debut at 12 years of age

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
MICHELLE LIU GOLF CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN

When Vancouver's Michelle Liu tees off at the Canadian Women's Open, at just over 12 years of age, she'll be the youngest to ever do so. Liu spoke with CBC News ahead of her record-breaking debut on what she's looking forward to at her first big tournament.

Watch as a 3-year-old Indigenous wrestling fan wins over WWE star Charlotte Flair

Friday, August 16th, 2019
Meadow and Flare

Meadow Joseph of Prince Rupert, B.C., took centre stage in a room full of wrestling fans at SummerSlam 2019.

Lenarduzzi out as Whitecaps president as club seeks sporting director

Friday, August 16th, 2019
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The Vancouver Whitecaps FC has announced it's eliminating the role of president and creating a new role of sporting director, moving incumbent Bob Lenarduzzi to a different position with the club.

Vancouver 2010 Olympic gold medal sells for $71,600 Cdn at auction

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Vancouver Olympics Freestyle Skiing

Freestyle skiing champion Alexei Grishin of Belarus selling medals to raise money to fund a "serious operation" needed by a person close to him.

Vancouver 2010 Olympic gold medal expected to net over $50K US at auction

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
2010 Olympic gold medal

Olympic gold medallists usually cash in after their big moment on the podium through sponsorship deals and paid appearances.

Canada’s Malindi Elmore returns to marathon at 39 after lengthy break

Monday, July 15th, 2019
OLY ATH Canada Trials 20120629

Malindi Elmore who walked away from track and field disheartened and unfulfilled in 2012, has reinvented herself as a marathon runner. And what began as a whim has the 39-year-old from Kelowna, B.C., within striking distance of an Olympic berth next summer in Tokyo.

Ex-Raptors star Danny Green says bags stolen in Vancouver

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
Danny Green in Vancouver

A star shooting guard who helped fuel the Toronto Raptors' historic championship run this season says he and his friends had their car broken into during a recent trip to Vancouver after leaving their bags on the seat of a car parked on the city's Downtown Eastside.