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B.C. Jobs Minister Pat Bell will not seek re-election due to health issues

B.C. Jobs Minister Pat Bell will not seek re-election due to health issues

PRINCE GEORGE — Pat Bell’s political career will come to an end in May after the longtime Prince George-Mackenzie MLA, who is jobs minister, announced Sunday he won’t seek re-election due to health reasons.
Brenden Dillon scores late as Dallas Stars rally to beat Vancouver Canucks 4-3

Brenden Dillon scores late as Dallas Stars rally to beat Vancouver Canucks 4-3

VANCOUVER - Brenden Dillon doesn't cheer for the Vancouver Canucks anymore. Dillon, a 22-year-old native of the Vancouver suburb of Surrey, B.C., proved the point emphatically Friday night.
Canucks say Karlsson's injury was preventable because of kevlar technology

Canucks say Karlsson's injury was preventable because of kevlar technology

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Canucks players are calling for NHLers to wear kevlar socks in wake of Ottawa Senators' defenceman Erik Karlsson injury.
Game night: Kesler expected to return to Canucks lineup Friday against Stars

Game night: Kesler expected to return to Canucks lineup Friday against Stars

VANCOUVER - Ryan Kesler no longer has to worry about wearing a grey jersey in practice.
Cranbrook charges ahead with deer cull, despite unresolved legal challenge

Cranbrook charges ahead with deer cull, despite unresolved legal challenge

CRANBROOK, B.C. - Cranbrook is pushing forward with plans to cull up to 30 mule deer roaming the city, despite pledging last year to hold off from any killings until a B.C. Supreme Court legal challenge is settled.
RCMP officer found guilty of aggravated assault for shooting man

RCMP officer found guilty of aggravated assault for shooting man

DUNCAN — An RCMP officer has been found guilty of aggravated assault for shooting a man in the shoulder during a traffic stop on Vancouver Island. Const.
One man found dead inside Nanaimo home, second being questioned by police

One man found dead inside Nanaimo home, second being questioned by police

One man is dead and another is being questioned by Mounties after a late-night incident in Nanaimo Few details have been released, but Staff Sgt. John Blaase confirms an officer was called to a home at around 10:30 Wednesday night.
Heinemann hopes to excel with Whitecaps after long recovery from knee injury

Heinemann hopes to excel with Whitecaps after long recovery from knee injury

BURNABY, B.C. - Tom Heinemann reached Major League Soccer the hard way — and he has not had any easy time staying, either.
Whitecaps defender O'Brien believes depression widespread among athletes

Whitecaps defender O'Brien believes depression widespread among athletes

BURNABY, B.C. - Andy O'Brien got help. Now he hopes other athletes will too. "If you feel that you're struggling, don't be afraid to ask for help," the Vancouver Whitecaps defender said. "There are people that can help you. ...
Surging Canucks aim for sixth straight win as Wild visits Vancouver

Surging Canucks aim for sixth straight win as Wild visits Vancouver

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have passed an adversity test as the quarter point of the lockout-shortened NHL season approaches.