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From Victoria, B.C., to Springfield: Steve Nash enters hoops Hall

Lefty Driesell had the crowd laughing. Dino Radja fought back tears. Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. And they did it with an assist from three of the greatest point guards in NBA history. The Springfield shrine inducted its 13-member ...

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Steve Nash, pride of Victoria, B.C., prepares to take his place in hoops Hall

When Steve Nash is inducted into basketball’s Naismith Hall of Fame on Friday, his high school coach will be watching from Victoria, B.C., and beaming with pride. Ian Hyde-Lay said that he feels lucky to have played a part in the point guard’s journey. “I’m very proud,” he said Thursday from St. Michaels University School in Victoria, the same school ...

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'I feel really blessed': B.C. Little Leaguer heading to World Series

Dio Gama’s baseball dream is becoming a reality after all — just when it looked like the 13-year-old baseball star wouldn’t be donning the Maple Leaf at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Earlier this week, CBC Sports reported the young baseball player wouldn’t be able to join Whalley’s Little League team due to immigration issues. Gama was born in Las ...

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Woodpeckers Are Wreaking Havoc On A B.C. Arts Centre

VERNON, B.C. — Some woodpeckers in British Columbia appear to have a taste for the arts, but their efforts to make a local theatre their home are not winning rave reviews. The birds are northern flickers, a medium-sized, brown-spotted woodpecker common across North America. They have been pecking holes in the side of the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre ...

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B.C. Bride Emily Liao Ordered To Pay Photographer Kitty Chan $115K After Destroying Business

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia bride has been ordered to pay more than $ 100,000 to a wedding photographer for unleashing an online torrent of defamatory comments that eventually destroyed the business. The B.C. Supreme Court judgement says the attack on the integrity, ethics and reputation of Amara Wedding and its owner, Kitty Chan, was carried out by bride Emily ...

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B.C. Farmer: iPhone Started Fire That Destroyed Our Home

One morning in October 2016, Cathy Finley ended a phone call with a friend who was planning to visit, plugged in her iPhone 6, and left her Langley, B.C. farmhouse to do some chores. About an hour later, a fire had all but gutted the home. It was still standing, she said, but every room had been penetrated by smoke. ...

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Pot-Bellied Pig Adopted From B.C. SPCA Killed For Food Weeks Later

A owner of a pot-bellied pig in Nanaimo, B.C. says she was disgusted to learn that one of the animals adopted from the province’s SPCA was slaughtered for food. “If this isn’t animal cruelty, I don’t know what is,” Brandy Mckee told HuffPost Canada on Friday. She says she found out through Facebook that the animal had been killed, and ...

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Charter Plane Carrying 10 People Slides Off Runway In Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — An aircraft carrying 10 people slid off an airport runway Friday in Abbotsford, B.C. Airport general manager Parm Sidhu said officials were trying to confirm what happened but no one was seriously hurt. Two people were taken to hospital for treatment, the airport said in a news release. The airport says the King Air twin-engine aircraft slid ...

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Alberta Ends Ban On B.C. Wine After Horgan Says Will Consult Courts On Pipeline

VICTORIA — The Alberta government has accepted an olive branch from British Columbia and is suspending its ban on the province’s wine in an ongoing dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley took the step after B.C.’s John Horgan said his government will ask the courts if it has the right to protect its environment by restricting ...

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