The Canadian Press

Canadian-led researchers squeeze Stone Age protein from 250,000-year-old tools

By The Canadian Press
August 8, 2016 - 5:02am Updated: August 8, 2016 - 12:47pm

VICTORIA — It’s supposed to be impossible to squeeze blood from a stone, but a Canadian-led team of archeologists has extracted rhino blood from a Stone Age hand axe that is dated at 250,000 years old, the oldest evidence of early human hunting activities.

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Asian businessman Zhang purchases Cowichan Capitals junior A franchise

By The Canadian Press
August 5, 2016 - 1:35pm

DUNCAN, B.C. — Ray Zhang isn’t wasting any time establishing roots in his new home.

The businessman from Beijing has become the majority owner of the Cowichan Valley Capitals, a junior A franchise in the British Columbia Hockey League. Ray has plans to relocate his family to Duncan.