The Canadian Press

Coming off a miserable season, Vancouver Canucks have ‘a lot to prove’

By The Canadian Press
September 23, 2016 - 8:59am Updated: September 23, 2016 - 4:00pm

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning knows what’s being said about his team.

Coming off a season where the club finished an abysmal 28th in the NHL’s overall standings with just 75 points — the franchise’s lowest total since 1999 — expectations might be even lower this year.

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Royals to visit iconic, B.C., Yukon locales oozing with beauty, social values

By The Canadian Press
September 23, 2016 - 1:54am Updated: September 23, 2016 - 10:08am

VICTORIA — The indigenous guardians of British Columbia’s remote and largely untouched Great Bear Rainforest are preparing a royal welcome for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as part of a Canadian tour of iconic B.C. and Yukon locales dripping with history, beauty and social conscience.

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Advocacy group calls for body cameras after police-dog mauls bystander

By The Canadian Press
September 22, 2016 - 1:46pm Updated: September 23, 2016 - 10:11am

VANCOUVER — A legal advocacy group in British Columbia is calling for dog handlers with the Vancouver Police Department to wear body cameras after a bystander was accidentally mauled earlier this week during a police takedown.

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Figures show B.C. foreign buyers tax set off completion frenzy before deadline

By The Canadian Press
September 22, 2016 - 11:09am Updated: September 22, 2016 - 2:10pm

VICTORIA — Property purchase figures released Thursday by British Columbia’s government reveals a stampede of foreign home buyers scrambling to avoid paying an additional 15 per cent a tax in the days before the Aug. 2 deadline.