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  • Kuzma: Sutter’s role could expand with Beagle’s arrival,...
    Want to get a rise out of Travis Green? Ask the coach about his pre-season line combinations. Want to get a feel for what’s really going on in the room? Ask Brandon Sutter. The veteran Vancouver Canucks centre has better perspective than most on what’s at play on and off… ... more
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  • Steve Ewen: Giants road back to glory leans on defence ignit...
    It’s funny how you remember things. You look at these Vancouver Giants and how returning defencemen Matt Barberis, Dylan Plouffe, Alex Kannok Leipert, Bowen Byram and Kaleb Bulych skate and move the puck and it’s easy to hearken back to the franchise’s glory days, when the rearguards spearheaded so much… ... more
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  • Top 5: Key home dates for the Vancouver Giants in WHL regula...
    The Vancouver Giants begin their new Western Hockey League regular season on Friday. Here are five key home games to make a note of during this 2018-19 campaign: Friday vs. Everett Silvertips (Langley Events Centre) This is the first glimpse at the new-look Giants, who brought in Barclay Parneta as… ... more
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  • Letters, Sept. 20: Let’s slow immigration so Vancouver doe...
    What is with this hell-bent insanity in favour of greater density currently going on in Vancouver? Aren’t there enough people trying to live here already? We have to shove more of them in? Vancouver is verging on becoming an unlivable city. Have the city planners all collectively gone nuts? What… ... more
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  • Iglika Ivanova and Mark Thompson: Time for B.C. to modernize...
    For the first time in 25 years, B.C. workplace rights are being reviewed. Disappointingly, the fulsome consultation needed to develop policies for 21st century workers is not happening. B.C. workplace laws were written in the 20th century when there were no smartphones and most workers spent their careers in permanent,… ... more
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  • Mike Smyth: Ex-mayor Watts rips McCallum as Surrey election ...
    It’s ex-mayor versus ex-mayor, and Dianne Watts isn’t holding back as she rips into Doug McCallum and his bid to get his old job back in Surrey. Watts and McCallum both served as Surrey mayor for nine years each. She replaced him in the job in 2005 after a nasty… ... more
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  • BCHL: Rising hockey star Alex Newhook part of the Showcase i...
    If you reside in the Lower Mainland, projected 2019 NHL Draft first-round selection Alex Newhook is making limited engagements at an arena near you this season and it begins Thursday. Newhook, a high-scoring forward, is part of the Victoria Grizzlies contingent that helps kick off the BCHL’s Showcase with a… ... more
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  • J.J. Adams: Lions need to get rid of muddle in the huddle, p...
    It wasn’t quite as emotional as Terrell Owen’s teary defence of Tony Romo, but Bryan Burnham was still quite impassioned in his support of Jonathon Jennings on Wednesday. An offence that’s still stuck in pre-season form in mid-season will reboot once again with Jennings stepping in for the injured (again)… ... more
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  • Wine Guy: Transitioning from summer wines to fall flavours
    That sure happened quick. Without care for decorum nor concern for estival dreams, the rain and cool nights arrived, leaving nary a moment to stop and reflect. So much for a gradual transition to fall! But there we go, Summer officially ends this weekend anyways; may as well embrace the… ... more
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  • Niels Veldhuis and Milagros Palacios: NDP taxes will make li...
    “Making your life more affordable” has been a dominant rhetorical theme of B.C.’s NDP provincial government — so much so, that its 2018 budget uses the word “affordable” 76 times. For her part, Finance Minister Carole James mentioned “affordable” 26 times in her latest budget speech. While making life more… ... more
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  • Canucks Post Game: Pettersson on game 1, Baertschi on his EA...
    Who knew a pre-season loss in mid-September could be this fun? The scoreboard never counts at this time of the year. One wonders if the fans were asked the score, whether they would even know tonight. All they know is they saw a Silky Swede play for the first time… ... more
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  • Oilers 4 Canucks 2: Pettersson doesn’t disappoint in debut...
    The Canucks may have lost 4-2 at Rogers Arena to the Edmonton Oilers in the opening game of the 2018 exhibition campaign, but the fans were treated to a tantalizing debut by the highest-profile rookie seen in Vancouver in years. Edmonton scored early and never trailed, but the Canucks had… ... more
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  • So we think this Pettersson kid might be good
    He didn’t even score but through the first two periods of his (pre-season) NHL career, Elias Pettersson has already won over the Vancouver crowd. And all it took was him making a great cross-crease pass to Nikolay Goldobin… Look at that pass by Pettersson tho 😩. #Canucks pic.twitter.com/AVk755Jriv… ... more
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  • Letters, Sept. 19: Victoria shouldn’t restrict pot shops o...
    I hope the B.C. government gives some serious thought about the consequences of restricting the number of marijuana stores. I’m old enough to remember when liquor was only available to the general public from a government liquor store and a hotel beer parlour. There were many bootleggers selling illegal liquor but… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Delorme delivered first hard sell to get Petterss...
    Ron Delorme was intimidating on the ice and then became persuasive off it. The former Vancouver Canucks’ winger turned chief amateur scout was sold on Elias Pettersson early in the 2016-17 season. And despite a 2017 draft class stocked with elite centres — a half dozen were selected fifth through… ... more
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  • Homecoming doubles as chance at redemption for UBC Thunderbi...
    Out-gunned the week before, the UBC Thunderbirds shot themselves in the foot this past weekend. A 50-point loss to Calgary on the road had left the football team fuming, and for 60 minutes against the Regina Rams it looked like they had earned their redemption. Regina’s Aldo Galvan’s had pushed… ... more
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  • Regardless of its outcome, this season will leave scars on t...
    This bloody, battleground of a Major Soccer League season will leave some scars on the Vancouver Whitecaps. Doneil Henry hopes some of the physical ones (of which there have been plenty) will help any more mental ones (of which there have been more) from happening — and he will carry… ... more
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  • Injured Travis Lulay hopes to return to lineup before end of...
    SURREY, B.C. — B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay is “week to week” after his left shoulder was dislocated while playing in Montreal last week. The 34-year-old says he feels “pretty good” and is hoping to return to the lineup before the end of the season. Lulay left the field after… ... more
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  • Ed Willes: Lions’ defence has helped dig them out of a big...
    There are any number of ways to measure the improvement in the B.C. Lions’ defence — and we’ll get to them shortly — but, in analyzing the unit which may be saving the Lions’ season, Mark Washington says you don’t need advanced analytics. “It’s the players,” says the Lions’ defensive… ... more
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  • Letters, Sept. 18: Why do other areas get new, bigger bridge...
    The traffic infrastructure for crossing Burrard Inlet has been exactly the same for 60 years — nine lanes in total! The population of the North Shore has increased considerably since 1959. And ferry traffic from Horseshoe Bay and vehicles travelling to and from Whistler hardly existed then. How many more lanes cross the Fraser… ... more
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  • Mike Farnworth: Stage set for legal cannabis in B.C.
    It’s about a month until non-medical cannabis becomes legal in Canada, so here’s a quick snapshot of what to expect in B.C. as of Oct. 17. Retail stores won’t appear overnight, but on Oct. 17, the provincial government’s first B.C. Cannabis Store will open in Kamloops and an online sales platform… ... more
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  • Mike Smyth: For Weaver, time for less talk and more action o...
    When talking about B.C.’s speculation tax on real estate, it’s best to get the definitions straight first. The main thing to understand: It’s not a “speculation tax.” In the large majority of cases it’s a wealth tax on people — including British Columbians and Canadians from other provinces — fortunate… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Adam Gaudette’s emerging two-way game adds to r...
    WHISTLER — Near the end of an extended scrimmage Monday — and with many of his training-camp peers running on fumes — centre Adam Gaudette shifted into overdrive. On a spirited rush, the Hobey Baker Award winner drove hard to the net off the wing for a scoring chance. He then… ... more
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  • Canucks notebook: Bigger, better, healthier Brock Boeser a g...
    WHISTLER — Brock Boeser had the right response to a tough question Monday. When the Vancouver Canucks right winger was asked if he could follow up 29 goals in 62 games last NHL season with 50 goals this coming campaign, the Calder Trophy finalist put that lofty plateau in perspective.… ... more
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  • High fives: Players to watch during the 2018-19 WHL season
    There’s a good buzz around the Vancouver Giants. They took a step forward last year, qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in four springs. They have the makings of a high tempo, entertaining squad. With the struggles of the other marquee teams in the market, can the Giants… ... more
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  • Willes’ Musings: Addition of Karlsson sets up a fierce fig...
    Just one more sleep to the Vancouver Canucks first pre-season game and that magic moment when we realize … we waited six months for this? In the meantime, here’s something else that never fails to disappoint, the Monday morning musings and meditations on the world of sports. • The Erik… ... more
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  • Stop living paycheque to paycheque: 7 things that keep you b...
    Q: I live paycheque to paycheque and had to call in sick for work the other day. Missing one day’s pay, I’ll be able to figure out but if I were sick for a week, I don’t know how I’d pay my rent. I’m 25 and have a decent job… ... more
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  • Letters, Sept. 17: NDP can freeze rents once they frozen all...
    As a landlord, I understand tenants’ concerns about rising rents. But tenants do not seem to understand the rising costs faced by landlords who need to recoup these costs to remain solvent. So while the government considers legislating a rent freeze or further restricting the amount a landlord can increase… ... more
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  • Trevor Hargreaves: Market stacked to destroy Canadian dairy ...
    Western capitalism is decades into the “bigger is better” operational model. Free markets have long been governed by a continual need for expansion and growth in order to justify success. But amidst our ever-more globalized economic structure, the time has come to view this strategy as both unsustainable and shortsighted.… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Derrick Pouliot puts faith in skating coach to m...
    WHISTLER — The offseason message to Derrick Pouliot and his peers was simple: Be fit. Be fast. However, achieving optimum fitness and a strong, powerful and balanced stride wasn’t going to be easy. It was about committing to a tough skating regimen in May and putting it into practise in… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Schaller’s biggest assist was a bone-marrow tra...
    WHISTLER — Tim Schaller came as advertised Sunday. In an uptempo Vancouver Canucks training-camp scrimmage, the free-agent acquisition forechecked aggressively, rubbed out the opposition along the boards and nearly scored on a wraparound attempt. It’s what you expect from a fourth-line left winger, who had a dozen goals with the… ... more
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  • Whitecaps missed their ‘difference-maker’ in Yordy Reyna
    While Nico Mezquida was missing for the Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday night, it was clear the Whitecaps were missing Yordy Reyna. It was clear after the smoke cleared Saturday night at B.C. Place, and the Seattle Sounders had emerged 2-1 victors, that the Caps desperately missed Reyna. The Peruvian forward has… ... more
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  • Canucks’ Jake Virtanen ‘rolls’ with his celebrity, mad...
    WHISTLER — Ask Jake Virtanen about roller hockey and his face lights up. Ask a few people around the game in the Lower Mainland and they’ll tell some tales of Virtanen’s stardom in the “summarized” version. Back in June, Virtanen joined up with his older brother Stefan to play in… ... more
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  • Cruise the rivers of the Pacific Northwest
    One of my favorite, close-to-home river cruises to take is along the Columbia and Snake rivers, which wind their way through Oregon and Washington state. Packed with history and natural beauty, a journey along this historic waterway that traces its route through picturesque towns like Astoria, Portland and The Dalles… ... more
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  • Live: Canucks training camp, Day 3
    The Canucks are now into their third day in Whistler for training camp. Check back during the day for updates… First of all, here’s yesterday stories: here’s the wrap on day two … here’s my piece on Loui Eriksson and Jonathan Dahlen’s long relationship … here’s Kuzma on Thatcher Demko’s incredible brain …… ... more
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  • Sounders 2, Whitecaps 1: Season on the brink as Seattle take...
    The Vancouver Whitecaps best chance at silverware slipped away Saturday night, and perhaps their best chance at making the post-season, as well. The Seattle Sounders (13-9-5) handed the Vancouver Whitecaps (11-10-7) their first home loss since July 1, winning 2-1 at B.C. Place — extending their league record win streak… ... more
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  • Vancouver Canucks legends Daniel and Henrik Sedin dazzle in ...
    VANCOUER, B.C. — Henrik Sedin has notched another assist, but this time it didn’t come on the ice. The former Canucks captain and his twin brother, Daniel Sedin, took to the soccer field Saturday for a celebrity match hosted by the Vancouver Whitecaps. The 37-year-old brothers dazzled the crowd with… ... more
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  • Jock Finlayson: ‘Clean growth’ is a nice idea, but polic...
    The provincial NDP government has pledged to develop a “clean growth strategy” to position the province for continued prosperity in a world where demand is increasing for products and technologies that reduce the impact of human activity on the environment. With a carbon-free electricity system and an array of local… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Beagle shares Canucks’ camp spotlight with fab ...
    WHISTLER — He whipped through the neutral zone untouched during a high-paced Saturday scrimmage. He circled the net like he had the puck on a string and a nobody could lay a stick or body on him. He then set up a scoring chance and nearly scored on another fast… ... more
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  • Patrick Johnston: He’s still not Santa, but Eriksson has ...
    To be clear: the man who dressed up as Santa Claus on Christmas Eve 2006 at the Dahlen household in Dallas was not Loui Eriksson. Jonathan Dahlen, it turns out, had always thought it was Eriksson. “I told him it was not me,” Eriksson said with a chuckle Saturday, after… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Canucks’ Demko continues to make his marks on i...
    WHISTLER — School is always in session for Thatcher Demko. The goalie-in-waiting for the Vancouver Canucks isn’t just a student of the game in quest of permanent NHL employment, he’s a student of human behaviour. And if understanding what’s going on between his ears and those around him gives the… ... more
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  • Fred Lee’s Social Network: Fishing for kids
    BIG CATCH: Like most Canadians, Tina Chiao and her husband Lee McCormick are huge hockey fans. For Tina and Lee, they had aspirations of their son Andrew taking up Canada’s game. At the age of two, their eldest was diagnosed with autism. Devastated, they, like any parent, were determined to… ... more
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  • Live: Canucks training camp day two
    News and notes from the first day of Canucks training camp. Up and at ’em Canucks have started day two. Here’s the roster for the first group: And here’s the second. The two squads will scrimmage beginning at about 10 a.m. Prospect watchers wondering about Evan McEneny,… ... more
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  • B.C. rowers Hillary Janssens and Caileigh Filmer win world c...
    PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — Cloverdale’s Hillary Janssens and Caileigh Filmer of Victoria have captured gold at the world rowing championships. Janssens and Filmer won the women’s pair final on Saturday, finishing just over two seconds ahead of reigning world champions Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler of New Zealand. It brought Canada’s… ... more
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  • UBC season hits another bump, this time with late loss to Re...
    The UBC Thunderbirds have designs on a deep run in football national playoffs in November, but the degree of difficulty on that task is already climbing. The T-Birds, who still feature several key players from the 2015 Vanier Cup Canadian champions, dropped a 19-17 decision on the road Friday to… ... more
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  • Ed Willes: Lulay staring down another long road to recovery
    Over the years we’ve seen Travis Lulay run through a range of emotions after a serious injury but in the aftermath of his latest setback, the B.C.Lions quarterback revealed, for him, something new. Anger. “I don’t know if it was dirty hit,” Lulay said after a John Bowman hit left… ... more
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  • Whitecaps Game Day: Caps need a late-season surge against So...
    The wagons have been circled, and a defiant, jutted-chin, us-versus-the-world attitude has been put on full display. And the bellicose self-belief projected by the Vancouver Whitecaps as they scrap and claw in an effort to fight back into the playoff picture has been bolstered by a timely six-game unbeaten streak.… ... more
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  • Independent agency to investigate police-involved shooting i...
    The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. will be looking into a police-involved shooting that left a man dead on Friday. Mounties received a report of a suspicious and possibly impaired man near a camper trailer around 4:30 p.m. The man was seen about 3 km past the Rose Hill Subdivision. The… ... more
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  • Ed Willes: Defence dominates Als in 32-14 road win, but Leos...
    MONTREAL — The B.C. Lions recorded a win that might change their fortunes on Friday while suffering an injury that will certainly change their season. A 32-14 victory here against the Alouettes was the Lions’ first road win of the CFL season but it came at considerable cost. Here’s what… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: New contract, new pairing puts Baertschi in mento...
    WHISTLER — It was only a practice predicated on systems and conditioning, but Sven Baertschi didn’t have to look far Friday to see the future. The veteran Vancouver Canucks’ winger was aligned with Swedish sensation Elias Pettersson and Russian curiosity Nikolay Goldobin. They will scrimmage together Saturday and Sunday at… ... more
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  • Patrick Johnston: Nine Canucks forwards, but just one roster...
    With a variety of pegs available to fit into just a few remaining holes in his forward group, it turns out Canucks head coach Travis Green is still debating what the shape of those holes will even be. “It’s going to vary,” Green said of what he’s looking at over… ... more
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  • J.J. Adams: MLS expansion no longer a flight of fancy for co...
    Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber got a true taste of the player’s experience on Thursday, when his flight into Vancouver was delayed until the middle of the night, throwing off his personal and professional schedule for the following day. His league’s players — especially the well-travelled Vancouver Whitecaps —… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Leipsic blocking out noise to get NHL career esta...
    WHISTLER — You won’t find Brendan Leipsic wandering through this resort town’s village with his head buried in a smartphone. He won’t be surfing for latest social-media speculation on his roller-coaster NHL career that needs to gain stability with the Vancouver Canucks. Too bad. This might finally be the right… ... more
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  • San Antonio celebrates 300 years
    It’s San Antonio’s 300th birthday this year and like everything in Texas they are doing it big with a year-long celebration. The best way to catch most of it is the famed River Walk which follows the river, 8 kilometres of which runs through downtown, and is the gateway to… ... more
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  • Duncan’s Kyle Fredrickson takes world rowing gold with And...
    PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — Duncan’s Kyle Fredrickson and Andrew Todd captured a gold medal in the PR3 men’s pair on Friday at the world rowing championships. Fredrickson and Todd, of Thunder Bay, Ont., beat out boats from Australia and France to take the title in the first-time worlds category. “It’s a… ... more
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  • Cycling in the land of Mickey Mao
    At Manuel’s suggestion, I’d left his four-storey Fawlty Towers Hotel, walked past The Hard Seat Café next door, rented a Freedom Machine bicycle, and had an early breakfast at the Hotel California just off West St.  Considering this was rural China, the street’s name seemed appropriate: Kenny G musak was… ... more
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  • Some of the stolen wigs for cancer patients returned
    Vancouver police say they have recovered a portion of the $375,000 worth of stolen wigs, set aside for children battling cancer. VPD Const. Jason Doucette said Friday officers received a call at around 10 p.m. on Thursday night that a bag of wigs had been located in a hotel hallway… ... more
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  • Live: Day One at Canucks training camp gets rolling in Whist...
    News and notes from the first day of Canucks training camp. Come back throughout the day for updates. Roussel hits the shelf Antoine Roussel, one of three depth forward free agent signings this summer, has a concussion. It was notable that Roussel wasn’t listed as a skater on the team’s… ... more
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  • Canucks camp crazy thought of the day: Keep Dahlen and play ...
    Over the two-plus weeks of pre-season, we bring you an occasional series of posts with ideas about the Vancouver Canucks that probably won’t happen but are fun to consider… Today’s idea is a straightforward one: the Canucks should consider keeping Jonathan Dahlen in the NHL to start the season and… ... more
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  • Lions’ Game Day: Rainey, Posey aim to end B.C.’s road wo...
    Next Game Tonight B.C. Lions (4-6) at Montreal Alouettes (3-8) 4:30 p.m., Percival Molson Stadium, TSN, TSN 1040 AM Five things to watch 1. Similar storylines It has been the Montreal defence that has spearheaded the Als’ return to respectability. Since allowing 500-plus yards in each of four previous losses, Montreal’s… ... more
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  • Letters, Sept. 14: Open drug use unacceptable near elementar...
    Thank you for the excellent reporting about the unconscionable condition around Andy Livingston Park and Crosstown Elementary School. Everyone who should be doing something about the open drug use and mess seems to be sitting on their thumbs. Why do we have to badger public officials to do their… ... more
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  • Calvin Sandborn: Trump’s reign of fear runs counter to his...
    Donald Trump just let his big secret slip. He confided to journalist and author Bob Woodward, “Real power is fear.” The future of the free world now depends on America’s answer to the existential question raised by the Trump presidency: Will Americans choose fear, or love? What always made America… ... more
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  • Canucks training camp: 10 things to know
    The Canucks Young Stars got things going for the 2018-19 season last weekend in Penticton. This week, the big boys get their show on the road in Whistler. Here are 10 things to know. Where? Meadow Park Sports Centre in Whistler. The sessions, which begin at 9 a.m. most days… ... more
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  • Ed Willes: Lions touch down in Montreal where Buono’s life...
    MONTREAL — As he makes his way through his CFL farewell tour, Wally Buono tries his best to distance himself from the emotion and the finality of his impending retirement. That’s to be expected. Buono has always maintained there are two aspects to his personality. One is expressed through his… ... more
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  • Ben Kuzma: Fitter, focused Hutton gets ‘clean slate’ to ...
    Ben Hutton looked fit and sounded rejuvenated Thursday. A ramped-up off-season fitness regimen with the high-scoring Claude Giroux, and a clean-slate pledge from Travis Green, could be keys to keeping the much-maligned Vancouver Canucks’ defenceman out of the coach’s doghouse this season. Hutton often looked defeated and sounded at a… ... more
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  • Canucks’ spots up for grabs as club starts training camp: ...
    The head coach of the Vancouver Canucks has a simple message for his players. “Everyone should feel pressure,” Travis Green said Thursday as players reported for medicals and physical testing. “Our team got 73 points last year. There’s pressure to get better for everyone.” Vancouver finished last season second-last in… ... more
    TheProvince6 days ago
  • Ben Kuzma: Even a top-line spot is still up for grabs in ‘...
    Let it play out. Wait and see. Not opposed to anything. Those pre-camp roster messages on Thursday from Travis Green were a precursor to what awaits the second-year NHL coach and his Vancouver squad this season. The Canucks not only have to find their moral compass with the departure of… ... more
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  • Patrick Johnston: Canucks’ blue-line has same players, sam...
    The Canucks need goals. That’s the general issue. The Canucks need goals from their defence. That’s a specific issue. And of course shots are a big part of the story. There’s no doubt coach Travis Green knows what his Vancouver squad needs more of. The players know it, too. “High… ... more
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  • Don’t compare Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic cost to Calgary 2...
    CALGARY — Now that a new price tag has been put on a possible Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a comparison to the most recent games in Canada is inevitable. The bid corporation Calgary 2026 has put forth a $5.2-billion draft hosting plan that asks for… ... more
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  • Canucks, Brock Boeser to put contract talks off till end of ...
    It looks like Brock Boeser won’t have a new contract anytime soon. The sophomore sniper is due for a new deal next summer and while Canucks general manager Jim Benning and Boeser’s agent Ben Hankinson had some talks over the summer, they’re not in a hurry to get talking about them… ... more
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