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

Seattle Kraken fan called a hero after noticing Canucks staffer’s cancerous mole during game

Saturday, January 1st, 2022

A Seattle Kraken fan is being praised as a hero after helping the assistant equipment manager of the Vancouver Canucks identify a cancerous mole on his neck in the middle of a game.

Sexual coercion claims made against 2nd former Vancouver Whitecaps women’s team coach

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

In an interview with the British publication The Guardian, former player Mallory Enoch alleges coach Hubert Busby Jr. made unwanted sexual advances while recruiting her to play for the Whitecaps.

Disgraced Canadian soccer coach in court on sex charges as women’s game faces reckoning

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
bob birarda

Former Vancouver Whitecaps and Canadian National Team women's coach Bob Birarda is scheduled to appear in B.C. provincial court Thursday on nine sex-related charges.

Vancouver Canucks confirm variant responsible for team’s COVID-19 outbreak

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
HKN Canucks Training Camp 20210108

The team has been ravage by the virus with 21 players and four staff members so far testing positive.

Vancouver skateboarders zero in on Olympic shot

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Pandemic willing, Andy Anderson and Adam Hopkins will be a part of history this summer when skateboarding debuts at the Tokyo Olympics.

O Canada singer addresses firing by Vancouver Canucks at anti-mask rally

Saturday, December 5th, 2020
O Canada singer Mark Donnelly Vancouver Art Gallery

Mark Donnelly, who sang O Canada at the Vancouver Canucks hockey games, says he knew he might lose his job for standing up against what he describes as the "tyranny" of COVID-19 restrictions.

B.C. officials won’t bend health rules to let NHL play in province

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry says if the NHL wants teams to play in Vancouver as a "hub city," she won't be making exceptions to public health rules that could put people at risk.

Sunday marks 40th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope

Saturday, April 11th, 2020
Terry Fox on his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope

Fred Fox plans to get out of bed by 4 a.m. on Sunday and start running shortly after. That's the time his brother, Canadian legend Terry Fox, got up each morning during his Marathon of Hope. 

Whistler Blackcomb to close for a week on Sunday over coronavirus

Saturday, March 14th, 2020
Whistler-Blackcomb chairlift.

The owner of Whistler Blackcomb — Vail Resorts — will close all 37 of its resorts on Sunday around the world for eight days to reassess its approach to guest and employee safety amid coronavirus.

This Vancouver man will be the oldest qualified runner at the 2020 Boston Marathon

Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Vancouverite Rod Waterlow enjoys running marathons, but it's the fear of death that really keeps him going.