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Vancouver Canucks' fan favourite, Gino Odjick, dies at 52

Vancouver Canucks' fan favourite, Gino Odjick, dies at 52

VANCOUVER — One of the most popular players to ever suit up for the Vancouver Canucks has died.
Matheson says support growing for proposed Canadian women's soccer league

Matheson says support growing for proposed Canadian women's soccer league

Diana Matheson's to-do list keeps growing. But so does support for her planned Canadian women's professional soccer league.
Canada's sports minister defends her integrity commissioner's complaint intake

Canada's sports minister defends her integrity commissioner's complaint intake

Canada's sports minister defended the low intake of complaints by the new sports integrity commissioner and urged the country's sport bodies to sign onto the abuse-free sport program.
LIFT cannabis expo returns to Vancouver after three-year absence

LIFT cannabis expo returns to Vancouver after three-year absence

Trade show includes a business conference and expo at Vancouver Convention Centre
Liberal online streaming bill could discriminate against American firms: U.S. Embassy

Liberal online streaming bill could discriminate against American firms: U.S. Embassy

OTTAWA — The United States Embassy in Ottawa says it has concerns that the federal Liberals' controversial online streaming act could discriminate against American companies. In a statement to The Canadian Press, an embassy spokeswoman said U.S.
B.C. Place releases roof inspection report; lacks documents from summer malfunction

B.C. Place releases roof inspection report; lacks documents from summer malfunction

Sixteen years after B.C. Place Stadium’s original inflated fabric roof ripped and collapsed, how is the 2011-opened retractable system faring? A report obtained from B.C.
CAJ survey suggests 8 in 10 newsrooms have no Black, Indigenous journalists on staff

CAJ survey suggests 8 in 10 newsrooms have no Black, Indigenous journalists on staff

A recent survey that looks at the racial composition of newsrooms across the country suggests media companies have a long way to go if they want to diversify editorial teams, especially when it comes to full-time and supervisory roles.
Composer Joseph Koo, linked to 'Golden Era' of Hong Kong culture, dies in Vancouver

Composer Joseph Koo, linked to 'Golden Era' of Hong Kong culture, dies in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Renowned composer Joseph Koo, whose music helped form the soundtrack for what his family called the "Golden Era" of Hong Kong culture in the 1970s and '80s, has died in Vancouver.
Canadian athletes became safe sport activists in 2022

Canadian athletes became safe sport activists in 2022

Canadians regained women’s Olympic hockey gold, returned to soccer’s men’s World Cup after a 36-year absence and hoisted the Davis Cup world tennis championship for the first time.
Dreams of Chinese fame persist at Vancouver pageant, where stars are born

Dreams of Chinese fame persist at Vancouver pageant, where stars are born

VANCOUVER — The eight women lining up to take questions included a pediatrician, a legal assistant and a piano teacher. But standing on stage in their bikinis at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, B.C.
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