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

Meet the best Canadian athlete most Canadians have never heard of — yet

Saturday, May 5th, 2018
Paige Alms

Born in Victoria, living in Maui, Paige Alms comes home to Canada to try and surf her way into Olympic history

Sedins brace for super sendoff

Thursday, April 5th, 2018
HKN Canucks Sedins Retire 20180402

Will the Sedin's signature stoicism hold up under tidal wave of emotion that's expected tonight during their final home game?

FIFA follies: Chicago, Minneapolis join Vancouver in saying no to hosting 2026 World Cup games

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
FIFA 2026 bid document cover

FIFA's dollar demands from potential host cities are unspecified and too risky, according to all three cities.

B.C. confirms it’s no longer part of the 2026 FIFA World Cup bid

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
MLS: Playoffs-Portland Timbers at Vancouver Whitecaps

British Columbia is at odds with a bid to bring the FIFA World Cup games to North America.

Canucks’ Brock Boeser likely done for season with back injury

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
HKN Islanders Canucks 20180305

Vancouver Canucks' standout rookie forward Brock Boeser could be done for the season after suffering a lower back injury Monday night. The 21-year-old will need four to six weeks to recover after falling awkwardly into the open gate of the team's bench.

Seattle scores big in season ticket drive for anticipated NHL expansion team

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Jerry Bruckheimer, Tim Leiweke

Indications are Seattle fans are hungry for hockey after the group behind an NHL expansion bid received over 25,000 season ticket deposits.

Olympians touching down at YVR with medals say victory even sweeter on Canadian soil

Monday, February 26th, 2018
Cassie Sharpe

Canadian athletes land in Vancouver International Airport following their historic competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

India’s first female ice hockey team ready for tips from 2 Canadian greats

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
ladakh ice hockey team

Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser and Stanley Cup Champ Andrew Ference head to remote northern India to grow female game globally.

‘We’ve got all the right pieces’: Vancouver could be home to professional rugby team

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

A group of investors is hoping to bring a professional rugby team to the city.

Former hockey fighters to struggling ex-NHL enforcer: ‘you’re not alone’

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
riley cote dale purinton james mcewan

Stephen Peat's father says the former NHL enforcer is living on the streets of Metro Vancouver and using drugs. That story has former hockey fighters reaching out to Peat in the hopes of helping him through a difficult time.