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Insect Casanovas target wasp lovers with a love tap, say researchers

Insect Casanovas target wasp lovers with a love tap, say researchers

VANCOUVER - Biologists have discovered that a species of fast-flying male wasp uses some smooth moves to build harems of female lovers.
B.C. Corrections warns violent, female offender plans to live in Vancouver

B.C. Corrections warns violent, female offender plans to live in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - The Justice Ministry in B.C. has issued an unusual public warning about a female, high-risk violent offender who's been released from jail.
Negotiations resuming after lockout left veteran free agents in limbo

Negotiations resuming after lockout left veteran free agents in limbo

VANCOUVER - The waiting is about to end for Jim Vandermeer.
Former beauty queen's notoriety 'way beyond' role in Stanley Cup riot: lawyer

Former beauty queen's notoriety 'way beyond' role in Stanley Cup riot: lawyer

VANCOUVER - A former beauty queen whose crowning as Miss Congeniality made her one of the highest-profile suspects in Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot has pleaded guilty, and her lawyer has suggested the woman's international notoriety has gone far beyon
Convicted arsonist jailed nearly 12 years for B.C. blaze that killed two men

Convicted arsonist jailed nearly 12 years for B.C. blaze that killed two men

VANCOUVER - A 33-year-old convicted arsonist with a long criminal past has been sentenced to almost 12 years in prison for dousing a Vancouver home with gasoline and lighting it on fire, killing two men inside.
Two students file suit over bus driver's actions related to deadly Oregon crash

Two students file suit over bus driver's actions related to deadly Oregon crash

VANCOUVER - Two Korean exchange students who survived a bus crash that killed nine people in Oregon have filed a lawsuit against the Vancouver tour bus company, alleging the exhausted driver was speeding in hazardous conditions and failed to heed war
University of Victoria astronomers shake scientific world with dwarf-galaxy study

University of Victoria astronomers shake scientific world with dwarf-galaxy study

A string of 13 dwarf galaxies in orbit around the massive galaxy Andromeda is not behaving as it should.
Luongo trade, Kesler's replacement top Vancouver's priority list after lockout

Luongo trade, Kesler's replacement top Vancouver's priority list after lockout

VANCOUVER - The future of goaltender Roberto Luongo is one of a number of pressing issues facing the Vancouver Canucks now that the NHL and the players' association have to come to a tentative agreement to end the lockout.
B.C. committee seeking to replace auditor general John Doyle

B.C. committee seeking to replace auditor general John Doyle

VANCOUVER - British Columbia auditor general John Doyle — whose investigations into payments related to the BC Rail corruption trial and other allegations of financial mismanagement have routinely embarrassed the governing Liberals — will be replaced
Canada's De Rosario, American star Donovan among MLS players putting on clinic

Canada's De Rosario, American star Donovan among MLS players putting on clinic

VANCOUVER - When the request came by e-mail, Brad Knighton did not hesitate to respond.