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Steady decline in youth hockey participation in Canada raises concerns about the future of the sport

Jun. 12, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

BRAMPTON, Ontario (AP) — All four ice rinks at Susan Fennell Sportsplex are full of action on this winter Saturday morning, the air filled with the sound of hockey skates grinding through ice and pucks clanging off the glass. The scene is as familiar as the sunrise in countless...

Police shoot 2 people in separate instances in Washington state

Jun. 10, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police in two different cities in western Washington state shot two people over the weekend, officials said. In southwest Washington, the Vancouver Police Department said one of their officers shot and killed a man Saturday afternoon while police were...

Lululemon: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 05, 2024 16:23 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $321.4 million. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had net income of $2.54 per share. The...

Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who brought victims to pig farm, is dead after prison assault

May. 31, 2024 20:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who took female victims to his pig farm during a crime spree near Vancouver in the late 1990s and early 2000s, has died after being assaulted in prison, authorities said Friday. He was 74. The Correctional Service of Canada said...

Incendiary device thrown at front doors of Vancouver synagogue, says Jewish federation

May. 31, 2024 15:33 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver said Friday an “incendiary device” was thrown at the front doors of a synagogue in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “disgusting act of antisemitism.” Vancouver police said the...

Inter Miami disappoints Whitecaps fans with missing stars and 2-1 victory

May. 26, 2024 01:35 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Robert Taylor scored a first-half goal and picked up an assist on Leo Campana's netter in the second half and Inter Miami defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday night, despite missing superstar Lionel Messi along with high-scoring Luis Suárez and...

Man convicted of murder in death of Washington state police officer shot by deputy

May. 24, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man was found guilty of murder Friday for his role in the 2022 death of a police officer who was mistakenly shot by a sheriff's deputy. A Clark County jury convicted Julio Segura of Yakima on counts of first-degree murder, second-degree...

Silvercorp: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 23, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Silvercorp Metals Inc. (SVM) on Thursday reported profit of $5.5 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had profit of 3 cents....

Stars in West final against Oilers after knocking out last 2 Stanley Cup champions

May. 22, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The top-seeded Dallas Stars are in the Western Conference Final after knocking out the last two Stanley Cup champions, one of those featuring a pair of 100-point scorers. Edmonton had the NHL's only other duo of 100-point scorers in the regular season, with Connor...

A Canadian serial killer who brought victims to his pig farm is hospitalized after a prison assault

May. 21, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Convicted Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who brought female victims to his pig farm during a crime spree near Vancouver in the 1990s and early 2000s, was assaulted in prison and has been hospitalized in life-threatening condition, authorities said Tuesday. A...