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  • Adanacs look to turn tables on Six Nations in Minto Cup final
    General manager Scott Wortley swears the Coquitlam Adanacs have finally started to act like themselves at the Minto Cup. The Adanacs open the best-of-five national Junior A lacrosse final against the Ontario champion Six Nations Arrows in Brampton, Ont., on Tuesday (5 p.m.). Coquitlam beat the Ontario runner-up Mimico Moutaineers 10-4 in the one-game semifin […]
  • Mike Smyth: Carole Taylor bows out of Liberal leadership race
    For ambitious B.C. Liberals pondering a run at the party leadership, the best news they could hope to hear came Monday from former finance minister Carole Taylor. “I am content and energized with my current opportunities and challenges,” Taylor told me. “So that means no, I’m not considering the leadership.” For Taylor’s many fans, several […]
  • $28 million price-tag for ‘Villa di Fonti’ estate in Surrey raises eyebrows
    It’s an eye-popping real estate offering, in many ways. Two years after completing a 14,225 square-foot mansion in the “Tuscan-villa” style on Surrey agricultural reserve land, a B.C. couple is asking $28 million for the 76-acre property. The “Villa di Fonti” estate — boasting a 15-acre vineyard and cavalcade of luxury features that some realtors […]
  • Odlum Brown VanOpen official raves about strong return to Hollyburn
    Tournament director Rik de Voest was talking Monday about how pleased he was with how the resurrected Odlum Brown VanOpen tennis tournament went at Hollyburn Country Club. Imagine if Denis Shapovalov had played? Shapovalov, the new media tennis darling in this country, had been slated to take part in the event but withdrew after the […]
  • Idea that Vladdy Jr. could have spent time at The Nat seems a little funny now
    John Schneider openly chuckled when he was told that there were Vancouver Canadians fans hoping last winter that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. would spend some time based out of Nat Bailey Stadium this season. You can’t blame Schneider. The premise does seem a little funny to think about now. Having turned age 18 in March, the […]
  • Former C’s manager Schneider still raves about atmosphere at The Nat
    Nat Bailey Stadium gives Toronto Blue Jays’ prospects a running start at succeeding in pro baseball. So says John Schneider, who managed here with the Vancouver Canadians for part of the 2011 Northwest League season and then again for the entire 2014 and ’15 campaigns with the Jays’ short-season, single-A, Northwest League affiliate. Simple numbers […]
  • Dawson deals something for everyone
    At first glance, there doesn’t seem to be much happening in this Yukon town. But the more I found out about Dawson City, the quirkier it got. Start at the Information Centre on Front Street. The best way to discover its quirks, meet interesting locals and get a blast from its Gold Rush past is […]
  • The Morning Skate, Aug. 21: How Nick Bonino eats his spaghetti
    If you had access to the Stanley Cup, what would you do with it? Enter…Nick Bonino. When you have an Italian background…spaghetti is a must! Nick Bonino enjoys Moms homecooking. #stanleycup @HockeyHallFame @NHL @penguins pic.twitter.com/zgBVy9AShr — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) August 20, 2017 Let’s get skating! The Home Team — No news on Horvat: Nothi […]
  • How not to break the bank for back-to-school shopping
    How not to break the bank for back-to-school shopping Q: I dread this time of year, the relaxing days of summer are about to be replaced with spending time in over-crowded malls and stores looking for school supplies and clothes for our three kids. Every year it gets a little more challenging and expensive as […]
  • Willes’ Musings: On the Lions, Whitecaps and Mariners, oh my!
    It’s always a great day when the Red Sox beat the Yankees and this will make your day even better, the Monday morning musings and meditations on the world of sports. — Don’t know where he goes from here — remember Octavio Rivero scored five goals in his first six games with the Whitecaps — […]