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

NBA pre-season game in Vancouver attracts pro-Hong Kong, pro-Grizzlies protest rallies

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Shareef drives

A group of protesters who support democracy in Hong Kong say they are going to demonstrate at a pre-season NBA game in Vancouver Thursday and test whether the league supports freedom of speech after fans were removed from two other games in the U.S.

Canada’s Rugby World Cup team helps clean up flood damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis

Monday, October 14th, 2019
Rugby World Cup

Canada had to leave the Rugby World Cup tournament in Kamaishi, Japan, without a win Sunday, after their last game was cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis. But they still managed to turn the experience into a rewarding one by helping clean up flood-ravaged areas of Kamaishi. 

Savoury stories: We ask 4 Canadian athletes about their most memorable meals

Monday, October 14th, 2019
Memorable Meals

This Thanksgiving, many families and friends will join together to enjoy meals and make memories. Here are five stories of Canadian athletes and their most memorable meals.

‘He spent his whole life on two wheels’: Friends, family mourn death of B.C. mountain biker Jordie Lunn

Friday, October 11th, 2019
Jordie Lunn

Jordie Lunn, world renowned for his trick mountain biking, was trail riding with friends while filming a web series when he suffered a fatal head injury. He was 36.

Canadian ski cross team stunned by death of teammate Mikayla Martin

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Mikayla Martin was a fearless and talented ski cross racer who packed a lot of living into her 22 years.

Up-and-coming downhill ski racer dies in Squamish, B.C., mountain bike accident

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Mikayla Martin

Mikayla Martin, 22, died riding trails near her home in Squamish, B.C.

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.