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Architect of B.C.'s tough, controversial drunk-driver law steps down

Architect of B.C.'s tough, controversial drunk-driver law steps down

The architect of B.C’s controversial immediate roadside prohibition program for drunk drivers has stepped down as the superintendent of motor vehicles.
Canada's Jacobs rallies against Finland, stays unbeaten at men's curling worlds

Canada's Jacobs rallies against Finland, stays unbeaten at men's curling worlds

VICTORIA - Brad Jacobs and his Canadian rink got points for messy housekeeping Sunday at the world men's curling championships. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Funding woes could cripple integrated rescue team's response in national crises

Funding woes could cripple integrated rescue team's response in national crises

VANCOUVER - When a massive landslide engulfed homes in the quiet hamlet of Johnson's Landing in British Columbia last summer, a specially-trained integrated emergency task force was among the first to respond.
Canada's Brad Jacobs wins first game at 2013 world men's curling championships

Canada's Brad Jacobs wins first game at 2013 world men's curling championships

VICTORIA - Brad Jacobs didn't show any jitters in his first appearance at the world men's curling championships. The Canadian skip opened the tournament Saturday with a 7-6 victory over Rui Liu of China.
Former Vancouver mayor dies at 82, current mayor offers condolences

Former Vancouver mayor dies at 82, current mayor offers condolences

VANCOUVER - Vancouver's mayor is remembering the life of one of his predecessors, who died today at the age of 82.
Former Vancouver mayor Art Phillips, who sought livable city, dies at 82

Former Vancouver mayor Art Phillips, who sought livable city, dies at 82

Art Phillips, whose two terms as mayor in the early 1970s set in motion Vancouver’s later emergence as a model for livable downtown density, has died. He was 82 years old.
Canadian skip Jacobs enters world curling championships as a favourite

Canadian skip Jacobs enters world curling championships as a favourite

VICTORIA - Brad Jacobs enters play at the world men's curling championships a favourite, despite his limited experience against international competition. The 27-year-old from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

Gabriel Landeskog learning on the job as Colorado Avalanche captain

VANCOUVER - No 20-year-old in the NHL carries the same burden as Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog.

Whitecaps striker Camilo makes the most of his limited minutes

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Whitecaps striker Camilo Sanvezzo has only played a grand total of 42 minutes as a substitute so far this season, but he isn't letting the lack of game time affect his focus and preparation on the training track.
Happy birthday Mr. Hockey! Gordie Howe to celebrate 85th birthday Sunday

Happy birthday Mr. Hockey! Gordie Howe to celebrate 85th birthday Sunday

VANCOUVER - More than 30 family and friends will help Gordie Howe celebrate his 85th birthday Sunday at a private dinner in Detroit. It's a day they will all cherish.