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Picault's late goal, Takaoka's 5 saves helps Whitecaps beat Sporting KC 2-1

Jul. 18, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Fafà Picault scored the go-ahead goal in the 79th minute and Yohei Takaoka had five saves to help the Vancouver Whitcaps beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 Wednesday night. Picault replaced Ali Ahmed in the 67th minute and put away a header, off a...

Destiny Media: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 15, 2024 09:24 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Destiny Media Technologies Inc. (DSNY) on Monday reported net income of $135,000 in its fiscal third quarter. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had net income of 1 cent per share. ...

NBA agrees to terms on a record 11-year, $76 billion media rights deal, AP source says

Jul. 10, 2024 22:55 PM EDT

The NBA has agreed to terms on its new media deals, a record 11-year agreement worth $76 billion that would assure player salaries will continue rising for the foreseeable future and one that will surely change how some viewers access the game for years to come. A person familiar...

Man convicted of murder in death of Washington police officer shot by deputy sentenced to 29 years

Jun. 28, 2024 19:31 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man found guilty of murder for his role in the 2022 death of a police officer who was mistakenly shot by a sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Friday to 29 years in prison. A Clark County Superior Court judge sentenced Julio Segura of Yakima...

Police in southwest Washington fatally shoot man, second fatal shooting by department this month

Jun. 20, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police in Vancouver, Washington, fatally shot a man for the second time this month. Police officers shot a Vancouver man on Monday after authorities said he pointed what appeared to be a gun at them, The Columbian reported. The Clark County Medical Examiner...

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...