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Guentzel scores 3 in 2nd period, Penguins beat Canucks 4-1

Dec. 05, 2021 02:13 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored three goals in the second period and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Saturday night. Guentzel scored two power-play goals after the Canucks had three players sent to the...

British Columbia extends fuel rationing after flooding

Nov. 29, 2021 18:04 PM EST

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — The Canadian Pacific coast province of British Columbia is extending fuel rationing until Dec. 14 when a major pipeline is back online after a series of devastating storms in the southern part of the province. British Columbia Public...

Brad Marchand, Linus Ullmark carry Bruins past Canucks 3-2

Nov. 28, 2021 22:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored the tying goal on a power play in the third period and set-up David Pastrnak’s go-ahead score, helping the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Anton Blidh also scored for Boston, and Linus...

Sapporo expected to announce cost cuts to land 2030 Olympics

Nov. 28, 2021 06:00 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The northern Japanese city of Sapporo is set to announce what it says will be a reduction in costs that will make it an attractive venue for the 2030 Winter Olympics. City officials were expect to announce details on Monday. The...

Journalists released after arrest at B.C. pipeline dispute

Nov. 22, 2021 21:37 PM EST

PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia (AP) — A photojournalist and a documentary filmmaker have been released by a Canadian judge, three days after being arrested while covering police enforcement of an injunction against pipeline protests in northern British Columbia. Amber...

InvestigateWest: Airport debate example of united activists

Nov. 22, 2021 15:06 PM EST

When Seattle’s first commercial airport opened in 1928, Georgetown had been a vibrant community for more than half a century. “We were here before the airport was. They forget that,” says Rosario-Maria Medina, a community activist in the South Seattle neighborhood...

Fleury notches 1st shutout of season in win over Canucks

Nov. 22, 2021 00:21 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 40 shots in his first shutout of the season and the Chicago Blackhawks blanked the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Sunday night. Brandon Hagel scored the game’s lone goal with a third-period tip-in, while Fleury...

Canada finds 4th body after British Columbia mudslide

Nov. 20, 2021 13:48 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The British Columbia Coroners Service has confirmed the discovery of three more bodies near the village of Pemberton, bringing to four the number of people who died in a landslide caused by heavy rains that swept vehicles off the road. ...

Canadian province sets gas, travel restrictions after floods

Nov. 19, 2021 20:38 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The British Columbia government announced Friday it is limiting the amount of fuel people can purchase at gas stations in some parts of the province and is restricting non-essential travel as highways begin to reopen following torrential rains that caused...

Some roads partially reopened in flooded British Columbia

Nov. 18, 2021 21:39 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — An advance team of Canadian soldiers went to work Thursday and more were due as some major highways reopened to limited traffic in British Columbia, but officials said the situation remained critical after floods and mudslides that forced evacuations,...