March 8, 2000 |
Marty McSorley of the Boston Bruins will be charged with assault for his brutal stick attack last month on Donald Brashear of the Vancouver Canucks, authorities said yesterday. McSorley will face one count of assault with a weapon, Geoff Gaul, a spokesman for the British Columbia criminal justice branch, said. He said the decision was made after a prosecutor's review and a police investigation. The NHL was displeased with the move but will fully cooperate with British Columbia authorities.
January 1, 2012
Our neighbor to the North has both English and French as its official languages. Canada is the world's second largest country in land area with urban cities, small towns, large mountain ranges and vast coastlines. Trip Advisor.com offers this list of the Top 10 Destinations in Canada. 1. Banff, Alberta 2. Vancouver, British Columbia 3. Victoria, British Columbia 4. Whistler, British Columbia 5. Niagara Falls, Ontario 6. Quebec City, Quebec 7. Montreal, Quebec 8. Toronto, Ontario 9. Halifax, Nova Scotia 10. Tofino, British Columbia
June 4, 2011 |
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Manny Malhotra returned to practice Friday with the Vancouver Canucks, still hoping to play in the Stanley Cup Finals less than three months after a career-threatening eye injury. Malhotra skated mostly with the Canucks' reserve forwards at the University of British Columbia. Coach Alain Vigneault won't give any hints whether Malhotra will play in Game 2 against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night, but the veteran center remains hopeful he can contribute in the Canucks' final games.
July 15, 2012 |
It's the middle of July and it's hotter than hot outside. Perhaps you haven't taken your summer vacation yet, but it isn't too early to start thinking about your winter getaway. Here are the 10 Best Winter Trips of 2012 from the editors at NationalGeographic.com. Sorry, they didn't rank them. Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan Lake Placid, New York Cuba Namibian coast Chiapas, Mexico Antarctic Peninsula Miami Fernie, British Columbia Palm Springs, Calif.
February 11, 2008 |
US Airways will offer nonstop flights this summer between Philadelphia International Airport and Vancouver, British Columbia, the carrier said today. The airline said it will have one flight a day, starting June 3 and running through Sept. 2. The six-hour flight will be scheduled to depart Philadelphia at 5:50 p.m. and arrive at 8:51 p.m. Vancouver time; the return to Philadelphia will be scheduled to depart at 9:56 p.m. and arrive at 6 a.m. US Airways also said one of its Express carriers, Mesa Airlines, plans to start flights May 4 between its Charlotte, N.C., hub and Austin and San Antonio, Texas, cities US Airways doesn't serve from Philadelphia now. Shares were down 40 cents, or about 2.6 percent, to $14.77 in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
September 18, 2011
Need to spice up your weekends? Think outside the box - and your own backyard. Adventure Weekends West, for iPhone and iPad, is an app that offers information on 99 adventure getaways in California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. Name: Adventure Weekends West Available for: iPhone and iPad What it does: Offers ideas, information, descriptions and photos for 99 adventure getaways in California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska.
December 8, 2000 |
Kyle Wilson, a 6-foot-1 point guard who plays at White Rock Christian Academy in White Rock, British Columbia, has made an oral commitment to attend Villanova, his high school coach said yesterday. Through five games this season, Wilson is averaging 25 points and 13 assists per game. Last year, he averaged 23 points, nine assists and four steals while shooting 54 percent from the field and 81 percent from the free-throw line for a team that went 30-15. Scott Allen, Wilson's coach at White Rock Christian, called Wilson "a very exciting player" who could quickly become a fan favorite at Villanova.
December 19, 1995 |
For the second year in a row, Peter Yik of Vancouver, British Columbia, defeated Dave McNeely of Episcopal Academy for the USSRA Hunter Lott Junior Olympic national under-19 squash racquets championship at Penn's Ringe Courts yesterday. In a 55-minute ordeal in which the ball was sometimes hit 30 times before a point was won, Yik retained the title by 9-10, 9-7, 9-0, 9-0. A Canadian also won the girls' under-19 championship. Katie Patrick of Edmonton won by 9-2, 9-5, 9-1 over top-seeded Julia Beaver of New York.
August 25, 1990 |
Shippensburg, the first Pennsylvania team to play in the Little League World Series since 1969, is one game away from the finals. Bob Shannon struck out 14 yesterday as Shippensburg clung to the lead it had taken two days earlier to advance to today's semifinals of the rain-soaked tournament with a 3-1 victory over Mobile, Ala. In the other quarterfinal game, Wang Chih-Chang and Cheng Chang-Ming combined for a one-hitter and Hsieh Yi-Chieh drove...