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Parkland to double fast chargers in B.C., Alberta

Parkland to double fast chargers in B.C., Alberta

BC Dec 2, 2022 / 11:07 am

Parkland Group (TSX:PKI), which last year announced plans to build out 25 electric vehicle fast charging stations in B.C. and Alberta, now plans to double that...

Federal climate adaption strategy good but we have a more to do

Federal climate adaption strategy good but we have a more to do

From The Hill Dec 2, 2022 / 11:00 am

Two months ago, in the wake of Hurricane Fiona, I wrote a column about the necessity of climate adaptation in Canada. Adaptation efforts recognize we are...

Pelé to remain hospitalized due to respiratory infection

Pelé to remain hospitalized due to respiratory infection

Soccer Dec 2, 2022 / 10:59 am

SAO PAULO (AP) — Pelé has a respiratory infection and will remain at the hospital where he's been since Tuesday. The 82-year-old Edson Arantes do Nascimento,...

Capitals, Flyers, Avalanche handling injury woes differently

Capitals, Flyers, Avalanche handling injury woes differently

Hockey Dec 2, 2022 / 10:56 am

Long before training camp, the Washington Capitals knew they would be without Tom Wilson and Nicklas Backstrom for at least the first few months of the season....

Redblacks officially name Bob Dyce as third head coach in franchise history

Redblacks officially name Bob Dyce as third head coach in franchise history

CFL Dec 2, 2022 / 10:54 am

OTTAWA — Bob Dyce will return at the helm of Ottawa Redblacks next season after the CFL club officially named him as the third head coach in franchise...

Phenomenal conditions at Vernon's SilverStar Mountain Resort, more runs opening today and Saturday

Phenomenal conditions at Vernon's SilverStar Mountain Resort, more runs opening today and Saturday

Silver Star Dec 2, 2022 / 10:47 am

Powder hounds are enjoying the best early-season conditions SilverStar Mountain Resort has seen in years. Conditions are so good, the mountain will be opening...

Boil water notice extended through weekend for 200 Penticton homes

Boil water notice extended through weekend for 200 Penticton homes

Penticton Dec 2, 2022 / 10:45 am

A boil water notice for more than 200 homes in Penticton after a water main break Wednesday will remain in place over the weekend as additional tests are...

Brewers promote Marti Wronski, say MLB's only female COO

Brewers promote Marti Wronski, say MLB's only female COO

Baseball Dec 2, 2022 / 10:42 am

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have promoted Marti Wronski to chief operating officer, making her the franchise’s highest-ranking female executive...

Penticton to play host to Harlem Globetrotters this winter

Penticton to play host to Harlem Globetrotters this winter

Penticton Dec 2, 2022 / 10:15 am

Basketball's most outrageous and fun event is coming to Penticton this winter. The Harlem Globetrotters will take over the South Okanagan Events Centre on...

EXPLAINER: Why Japan's World Cup goal was judged valid

EXPLAINER: Why Japan's World Cup goal was judged valid

Soccer Dec 2, 2022 / 10:06 am

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The most controversial goal of the World Cup so far was scored by Japan, and it eliminated Germany. The Japanese came from behind to beat...

Vancouver's November home sales fall 53% from year ago, 15% from October

Vancouver's November home sales fall 53% from year ago, 15% from October

BC Dec 2, 2022 / 10:04 am

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the typically slow conditions it sees in November were even more sluggish last month as home sales dropped 53...

Brother of US man in Russian prison says contact resumed

Brother of US man in Russian prison says contact resumed

Moscow Dec 2, 2022 / 10:02 am

The family of Paul Whelan, an American imprisoned in Russia for espionage, said Friday that he has resumed contact after unexpectedly becoming unreachable in...

Rail strike averted: Biden signs bill enforcing agreement

Rail strike averted: Biden signs bill enforcing agreement

United States Dec 2, 2022 / 10:00 am

President Joe Biden signed a bill Friday to avert a freight rail strike that he said could have plunged the U.S. into a catastrophic recession. At the White...

Kelowna's most wanted

Kelowna's most wanted

Crime Stoppers Dec 2, 2022 / 10:00 am

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant in effect as of Nov. 29, 2022....

Canadian Rhian Wilkinson steps down as Thorns head coach following investigation

Canadian Rhian Wilkinson steps down as Thorns head coach following investigation

Soccer Dec 2, 2022 / 9:59 am

PORTLAND, Ore. — Canadian Rhian Wilkinson has stepped down as head coach of the National Women's Soccer League's Portland Thorns, saying players asked her to...

EU tentatively backs $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

EU tentatively backs $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

Europe Dec 2, 2022 / 9:55 am

The European Union tentatively agreed to a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorder the global oil market to...

Icy cold, wind and chance of more snow across BC

Icy cold, wind and chance of more snow across BC

BC Dec 2, 2022 / 9:52 am

UPDATE: 9:50 a.m. Residents of coastal British Columbia are facing another day of winter-like conditions and frigid temperatures as the latest weather system...

Browns TE Njoku to miss game in Houston due to knee injury

Browns TE Njoku to miss game in Houston due to knee injury

NFL Dec 2, 2022 / 9:49 am

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns tight end David Njoku will miss Sunday's game against Houston with a knee injury, keeping one of Cleveland's top offensive targets...

BC sheds 13,700 jobs in November as rate hikes take toll on economy

BC sheds 13,700 jobs in November as rate hikes take toll on economy

Business Dec 2, 2022 / 9:44 am

The West Coast answered the Bank of Canada’s late October rate-hike by shedding 13,700 jobs in November, with construction taking the biggest hit. The...

Prince George homeless encampments at centre of national human rights discussion

Prince George homeless encampments at centre of national human rights discussion

Prince George Dec 2, 2022 / 9:42 am

Prince George will be at the centre of a national discussion on human rights and encampments across Canada. A case study of Prince George and Moccasin Flats,...

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