Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «british columbia»

January 14, 2019 8:44 PM Defenseman Josh Gorges retires after 13 NHL seasons

Josh Gorges is retiring after 13 years in the NHL, having twice reached the Eastern Conference finals with the Montreal Canadiens. The 34-year-old defenseman announced his decision Monday through the NHL Players' Association. Gorges has been out of hockey since his contract expired with Buffalo last season. His role gradually decreased during his four seasons 105

January 5, 2019 8:10 PM Officials: No tsunami expected from earthquake near Alaska

ADAK, Alaska – Officials say a large earthquake has struck in a remote area of the Aleutian Islands near Alaska, but a tsunami is not expected. The U.S. Tsunami Warning System says the 6.0-magnitude quake struck just before 10 a.m. Saturday about 90 miles (145 kilometers) southwest of the town of Adak on Adak Island. Several hundred people live in the town. Large 105

January 1, 2019 4:52 AM U.S. beats Finland 4-1 to finish 2nd in Group B at world juniors

VICTORIA, British Columbia -- Northeastern's Tyler Madden scored twice and Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist as the United States closed out the preliminary round of the world junior hockey championship Monday night with a 4-1 win over Finland. The U.S. will face the Czech Republic in the quarterfinal round. Russia plays Slovakia, Canada takes 96

December 20, 2018 5:36 PM ExxonMobil shelves Canada LNG export project

LONDON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) has withdrawn its WCC liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada from an environmental assessment, it said on Thursday, signaling that the project has been shelved. The decision to pare its LNG project portfolio follows the decision by a Royal Dutch Shell-led group to build 148

December 20, 2018 5:33 PM Magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes off eastern coast of Russia, tsunami threat possible

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the east coast of Russia early Friday local time, sparking warnings of a tsunami. The United States Geological Survey said the quake was about five miles deep and struck before 5 a.m. local time about 50 miles west of Nikol’skoye. "Persons located in threatened coastal areas should stay later for information and follow 141

December 11, 2018 11:38 PM Canadian Judge Grants Huawei CFO $7.5 Million Bail as U.S. Seeks Extradition

Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was granted bail by a Canadian court, allowing the executive to stay in her Vancouver home as she awaits a possible extradition to the U.S. over fraud charges. Justice William Ehrcke of the British Columbia Supreme Court agreed to release Meng after four former colleagues and friends joined 86

November 21, 2018 12:53 AM British Columbia moves to phase out non-electric car sales by 2040

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - British Columbia’s premier said on Tuesday his government will introduce legislation next year that will require all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in the province by 2040 to be electric or zero-emission vehicles. Premier John Horgan said the government will phase in the sales targets, which apply only to new vehicles. They will start 126

November 14, 2018 9:42 PM Conservation land in British Columbia gets $11m investment

Canada is investing C$14.6m ($11m; £8.5m) to set aside 7,900 hectares for wildlife conservation in the Rocky Mountains. The funding will help expand a tract of land in southeastern British Columbia (BC) already set aside for protection. The initiative is led by a conservation group, BC and the federal government, and will help protect some 40 species 80

November 9, 2018 6:58 PM Man ordered to repay ex-fiancee for engagement rings

A Canadian man has to repay his ex-fiancee for the cost of engagement rings he bought using her credit card. Corinne Mckay took Mike Mclaughlin to court to get back the C$3,490 ($2,640; £2,032) he spent on the jewellery. The pair from the province of British Columbia broke up a few months after their engagement. The tribunal that heard the case also dismissed 92

October 24, 2018 3:49 PM Canadian rapper Jon James falls to his death in music video stunt

A Canadian rapper has fallen to his death after walking along the wing of a Cessna plane as part of a music video shoot in Vernon, British Columbia. Jon James McMurray, 34, walked to the edge of the wing, causing the aircraft to spiral downwards out of control. McMurray failed to open his parachute because he held on to the plane for too long, his manager 82