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Yoga session help Canucks relax, but goaltending question remains to be answered

Yoga session help Canucks relax, but goaltending question remains to be answered

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks did some yoga Monday to help them relax after a disappointing loss in Detroit, but a potentially stressful question still needs to be answered.
B.C. premier unveils candidates, talks economy in run-up to May 14 election

B.C. premier unveils candidates, talks economy in run-up to May 14 election

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has unveiled the Liberal party's candidates at a pre-campaign kickoff to the May 14 election, which she says will be a tough, close fight.
Former EPL star says he must adjust quickly to Major League Soccer

Former EPL star says he must adjust quickly to Major League Soccer

VANCOUVER - As Nigel Reo-Coker began what he described as a North American "adventure" on Friday, he was still getting to know his Vancouver Whitecaps. But after playing in England for more than a decade, Reo-Coker already recognized a key issue.
Beleaguered film workers take unusual step to spread the word about plight

Beleaguered film workers take unusual step to spread the word about plight

The unions and guilds representing B.C.’s film and TV industry workers are stepping up efforts to raise awareness of their industry’s impact on the local economy – and the latest initiative is taking a unique twist.
Province, BCMA introduce new $132-million program to improve health care

Province, BCMA introduce new $132-million program to improve health care

Patients will be able to talk by phone with family physicians as part of a new program announced today by the provincial ministry of health and the BC Medical Association. The province-wide $132.4 million program comes into effect April 1.
Defenceman Jones welcomes pressure of being touted as top NHL draft pick

Defenceman Jones welcomes pressure of being touted as top NHL draft pick

VANCOUVER - With his first season of major junior hockey not even complete, Seth Jones is already being ticketed for NHL stardom.
Suppressed evidence in gang-rape case could have led to acquittal: lawyer

Suppressed evidence in gang-rape case could have led to acquittal: lawyer

VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a man at the centre of a miscarriage of justice in a gang-rape case says his client wants to return to Canada and appeal the conviction.
English Premier League veteran defender Reo-Coker signs with Whitecaps

English Premier League veteran defender Reo-Coker signs with Whitecaps

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Whitecaps' season opener is more than two weeks away, but coach Martin Rennie already faces some challenging decisions on his starting lineup.
BC Hydro subsidiary on the hook for market manipulation in California

BC Hydro subsidiary on the hook for market manipulation in California

A U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) judge ruled last week that more than a dozen electricity wholesalers – including Powerex, a wholly owned subsidiary of BC Hydro – were guilty of market manipulation in California in 2000.
B.C. government elaborates on $76 million child-care funding plan

B.C. government elaborates on $76 million child-care funding plan

Premier Christy Clark yesterday elaborated on her plan to invest $76 million on child care during the next three years – a proposal mentioned in the February 19 budget.