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

‘He’s just a very different person’: Dad of ex-NHL player Stephen Peat says his son is homeless and could die

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Former NHL enforcer Stephen Peat was celebrated for his thunderous body checks and explosive bare-knuckle fights, but now Walter Peat says his son is homeless in B.C., using drugs and could be close to death.

Neck injury ends career of Canucks’ Derek Dorsett

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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The 30-year-old forward "will not return to the Canucks active roster due to health reasons and risks associated with playing."

Canada and U.S. Women’s soccer teams set to renew rivalry at BC Place

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Canada and the US take to the BC Place pitch for a November 9 friendly match.

Former Canucks goalie ordered to return $384K in Ponzi profits

Monday, October 30th, 2017
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?Former Vancouver Canuck Kay Whitmore has been ordered to repay $384,000 he made investing in a $110 million fake investment scheme run by former B.C. notary Rashida Samji.

Cascadia divided: Whitecaps ready for regional rivals Seattle in MLS 2nd round playoff

Sunday, October 29th, 2017
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The teams met three times in the regular season with each side winning once with one game drawn.

Will a Whitecaps playoff run spark another soccer craze?

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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It's been more than 38 years since Whitecaps forward Trevor Whymark scored twice in the 1979 Soccer Bowl to earn Vancouver its first major sports title in a decade and a half.

B.C. university prof launches petition to change Clan team name

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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For more than 50 years, SFU's sports teams have played under the name The Clan. But now, amid violent neo-Nazi marches in the United States, some professors and students are sounding the alarm that the name evokes a very different clan — the Ku Klux Klan.

Canucks pre-season China series part of NHL’s international push

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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The NHL is hoping the two-game preseason series, its first ever games in China, will boost hockey interest in its largest untapped market.

Vancouver Canucks in a fog for first China practice

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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The conditions were less than ideal for the Vancouver Canucks at their first practice in China, but the thick layer of fog sitting over the ice sure made for pretty pictures.

Maori All Blacks rugby team to play in Vancouver

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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The iconic New Zealand team will play a match against Canada on Nov. 3 at BC Place.