Nearly 200 unmarked graves in Cranbrook do not surprise former B.C. chief Sophie Pierre

America 07/12/21, 03:04

Nearly 200 unmarked graves have been discovered at a former residential school in British Columbia, Canada's westernmost province. A First Nations community successfully used ground-penetrating radar to detect 182 additional unmarked graves outside the Kootenay Residential School at St. Eugene Mission in greater Cranbrook, about 386km (240 miles) southwest of Calgary. The ...

Ali Adnan helps Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1

Soccer 05/25/19, 20:20

Ali Adnan had his first MLS goal to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday.Lucas Venuto also scored for Vancouver (4-6-3) and Maxime Crepeau made three saves.Adnan split defenders Michael Barrios and Reggie Cannon in the 30th minute and powered to the net for a high shot ...

Mother, newlyweds among 6 killed after Alaska planes crash

U.S. 05/16/19, 00:31

A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family's savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vivacious personality and a heart of gold were among the six victims in this week's deadly midair collision ...

Fredy Montero scores, Whitecaps beat Timbers 1-0

Soccer 05/10/19, 23:18

Fredy Montero scored in the ninth minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps held on to beat the Cascadia Cup rival Portland Timbers 1-0 on Friday night.Russell Teibert chipped the ball over to Montero for a left-footed shot over goalkeeper Steve Clark's shoulder.The Timbers had an opportunity in the 71st minute when ...

Broken-down bus in East Texas has Alaska stories to tell

U.S. 04/27/19, 07:55

There's a broken-down bus in Texas, and it's got some stories to tell.In 1971 it rambled from New Hampshire to Alaska, holding itself — and a family — together like a rag used for a makeshift oil cap. It's the kind of vehicle that makes people fantasize about song-filled family ...

Some Whitecaps fan walk out in solidarity against ex-coach

Soccer 04/18/19, 15:06

Hundreds of Vancouver Whitecaps fans walked out during a game to protest the handling of decade-old abuse and harassment allegations against a former coach.Two fan groups organized the action during the game with Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night over what they say is the "silence and lack of accountability" ...

Hwang scores first MLS goal, Whitecaps beat LAFC 1-0

Soccer 04/17/19, 23:33

Hwang Inbeom scored his first MLS goal to help Vancouver beat Los Angeles FC 1-0 on Wednesday night, the Whitecaps' first victory of the season and the California club's first loss.Hwang scored in the 27th minute after Vancouver winger Victory Giro popped a shot off the post. The rebound ricocheted ...

Ibrahimovic shines as Galaxy downs Whitecaps 2-0

Soccer 04/06/19, 11:58

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal and an assist as the LA Galaxy beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Friday night.Daniel Steres also scored for the Galaxy (4-1-0).Maxime Crepeau stopped one shot for the Whitecaps (0-4-1) while his teammates blocked four.LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal against the ...

Canucks topple struggling Sharks 4-2

Hockey 04/02/19, 23:55

Tanner Pearson scored twice, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-2 comeback win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.Markus Granlund and Troy Stecher also scored for the Canucks, while Bo Horvat and Loui Eriksson each had a pair of assists.Kevin Labanc and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks.Vancouver ...

Granlund scores shootout winner as Canucks down Stars 3-2

Hockey 03/31/19, 00:14

Markus Granlund scored in the eighth round of the shootout, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.Tim Schaller and Sven Baertschi scored in regulation for the Canucks, who were officially eliminated from the playoff race on Friday. Jacob Markstrom made 38 saves.Granlund's ...

Sounders remain undefeated with 0-0 tie with Whitecaps

Soccer 03/30/19, 23:32

A video replay decision in extra time cost the Vancouver Whitecaps a for penalty kick in a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.The wild sequence began when Vancouver's Joaquin Ardaiz took a shot that was stopped by goalkeeper Stefan Frei. The ball rolled to the Whitecaps' Hwang ...

Pearson leads Canucks to 3-2 shootout win over Kings

Basketball 03/29/19, 00:15

Tanner Pearson scored in the fourth round of the shootout and the Vancouver Canucks kept their faint playoff hopes alive, beating the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 Thursday night.Brock Boeser and Alex Edler scored in regulation for the Canucks, who are seven points behind Colorado for the second wild-card spot in ...

Steel records 1st hat trick as Ducks beat Canucks 5-4

Hockey 03/27/19, 00:00

Rookie Sam Steel recorded his first NHL hat trick and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 Tuesday night.The Canucks rallied from a 5-2 deficit late in the third period, but couldn't complete the comeback and dropped their third straight game.Rickard Rakell and Kiefer Sherwood also scored for the ...

Bobrovsky earns 7th shutout, Columbus beats Vancouver 5-0

Hockey 03/25/19, 00:13

Pierre-Luc Dubois ended a scoring slump with a goal and an assist and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky returned from injury to stop 21 shots as the Columbus Blue Jackets improved their playoff chances with a 5-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.Josh Anderson had two goals and an assist, ...

Giordano leads Flames past Canucks 3-1

Hockey 03/24/19, 00:00

Mark Giordano had a goal and two assists, leading the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.Garnet Hathaway and Andrew Mangiapane also scored and Mike Smith made 27 saves for the Flames, who snapped the Canucks' three-game winning streak.Brock Boeser had a power-play goal ...

Horvat leads Canucks to 7-4 win over Senators

Hockey 03/21/19, 00:06

Bo Horvat had two goals and an assist and the Vancouver Canucks kept their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 win over the depleted Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.Tanner Pearson also had two goals for Vancouver (32-32-10). Brock Boeser, Jake Virtanen and Loui Eriksson also scored.The Canucks matched their longest ...

Devils rally from 2 goals down, beat Canucks 3-2 in shootout

Hockey 03/16/19, 00:42

Damon Severson scored in the seventh round of the shootout to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.Kevin Rooney and Stefan Noesen scored 7:53 apart in the third period to tie the score after the Devils trailed 2-0. MacKenzie Blackwood stopped 25 ...

Motte scores 2 as Canucks beat Rangers 4-1

Hockey 03/14/19, 00:29

Tyler Motte scored two goals 11 seconds apart midway through the second period, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.Brock Boeser and Jake Virtanen also scored for the Canucks, and Jacob Markstrom stopped 21 shots.Pavel Buchnevich had a power-play goal for ...

South Africa beats France to win Vancouver Sevens title

Africa 03/10/19, 21:37

Defending series champion South Africa beat a resurgent France 21-12 in the final of the Vancouver Sevens on Sunday to claim its first title of the season in the World Rugby Sevens Series.South Africa's best result in the previous five rounds of the 2018-2019 season was a third-placing in its ...

Stone scores 1st goal for Golden Knights in rout of Canucks

Hockey 03/10/19, 01:32

Mark Stone scored his first goal for Vegas and the Golden Knights easily skated past the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Saturday night for their sixth straight victory.Paul Stastny, Alex Tuch, Tomas Nosek, Cody Eakin and Nate Schmidt also scored for the Golden Knights. Marc-Andre Fleury had 29 saves for his ...

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