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Repairs to Roberts Bank coal port to take ‘months’

Sandor Gyarmati, The Delta Optimist DELTA -- It will be months before North America’s largest coal exporting facility is fully up and running again.

Reilly Smith, Cody Eakin help Texas Stars defeat Abbotsford Heat 3-1

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - You've got to be good to be lucky and the Texas Stars were both Friday night.

New U.S. loop will help Canadian squad tremendously, says Sinclair

VANCOUVER - Canadian captain Christine Sinclair said Friday she will play in a new U.S.-based women's professional soccer league slated to start up in 2013. "The new professional league in the U.S.

Sinclair and company excited as 2015 World Cup becomes more of a reality

VANCOUVER - The countdown to the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup got underway with a familiar sight — Christine Sinclair deftly kicking a ball into a net.
B.C.’s gas export plans on par with oilsands, says premier

B.C.’s gas export plans on par with oilsands, says premier

Dirk Meissner The Canadian Press Premier Christy Clark says her government’s plan to export liquefied natural gas to Asia is British Columbia’s economic equivalent to Alberta’s oilsands. In an interview with the Canadian Press, Clark said B.C.

Chinese mining firm launches rights complaint, threatens feds with lawsuit

VANCOUVER - The Chinese mining firm at the centre of a controversial plan to use temporary foreign workers in a British Columbia coal mine has launched a two-pronged attack, threatening both a human rights complaint and legal action.
First European contribution to streak buoys Canadian driver's confidence

First European contribution to streak buoys Canadian driver's confidence

VANCOUVER - Europe is no longer a sore point for Kaillie Humphries. The 27-year-old Calgary driver enters Friday's World Cup in La Plagne, France riding a record seven-race win streak.

Three arrested at border for allegedly carrying child porn

VANCOUVER — Border officials have stopped three men with what was believed to be child pornography in incidents at air, sea and land border crossings in B.C. Officials with the Canada Border Services Agency say the first arrest was made Dec.

Trial date set for alleged serial killer

VANCOUVER — A trial date has been set in B.C. Supreme Court for a man accused of killing four women in northern B.C. The trial of Cody Legebokoff will begin on Sept. 9, 2013, in Prince George.

Canadians won't be working at B.C. mine for more than four years: documents

VANCOUVER - It could be more than four years before any Canadian miners are hired at a controversial underground coal project in northern British Columbia and over 14 years before all the temporary foreign workers are gone, says a transition plan pre
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