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Nanaimo begins preparations for inaugural Western Canada Cup

Organizers of Junior A hockey's newest championship have an identity now after unveiling a logo for the Western Canada Cup. "The logo kicks it all off.
Former Grizzlies coach to be Wolves' top dog

Former Grizzlies coach to be Wolves' top dog

Victor Gervais named GM/coach of new West Shore team

Wilkinson, Horner bound for London

There is a landlord near Saanich Commonwealth Place who will have quite the connection to the 2012 London Summer Olympics.
Major challenge still looms for Tiger

Major challenge still looms for Tiger

Now that Tiger Woods has ended his 30-month victory drought on the PGA Tour, the question turns to whether the former world No. 1 can win again where it really counts - in a major championship, starting with the Masters.

Canada Olympics president sees crucial role for Victoria

Marcel Aubut, president of the Canadian Olympic Committee, quipped Saturday that maybe it's "something in the air or perhaps the coastal tides out here.
Canadians not satisfied with another solid effort against France

Canadians not satisfied with another solid effort against France

The Langford-based Canadian national team is winning a lot of friends across the rugby world with its surprising performance at the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand.
France dismisses idea of purposely losing to All Blacks

France dismisses idea of purposely losing to All Blacks

All Blacks' fans have a morbid fear of France when it comes to the World Cup, but last weekend's results have unexpectedly led to traitorous whispers that another French triumph would actually be a good thing for the host nation.
U.S. spoils Russia's grand arrival party

U.S. spoils Russia's grand arrival party

Russia, the only team in New Zealand making their rugby World Cup debut, became the 20th and last to join the party on Thursday but it was the United States who celebrated after securing a 13-6 victory in the day's only match.

Fear not, light at end of fish farm debate

You might have been startled by Mainstream Canada wanting to expand fish farms in Clayoquot Sound's UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Plover Point. This won't make many friends. And on the East Coast of Canada there are issues, too.
Westwood juggles hopes of major breakthrough

Westwood juggles hopes of major breakthrough

World No. 2 Lee Westwood has become a master juggler in dealing with his close calls in the majors, but the Briton said everything was in place this week for a U.S. Open run at his first major.