British Columbia

Supplier to NHL's Calgary Flames breathes again as B.C. wine ban suspended

By Canadian Press
February 24, 2018 - 4:00am Updated: February 24, 2018 - 8:04am

VICTORIA — The operators of a small British Columbia winery that landed a big contract to be the official wine of the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames are relieved their Cabernet Merlot and Pinot Gris are no longer caught in a face off between two provinces.

Canadian humorist Arthur Black of CBC Radio's 'Basic Black' dies at age 74

By Canadian Press
February 22, 2018 - 9:15am Updated: February 22, 2018 - 10:00am

SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C. — Beloved Canadian broadcaster and humorist Arthur Black has died at age 74.

A statement on his website says the former CBC Radio host died Wednesday at Lady Minto Hospital on Salt Spring Island, B.C., after a battle with pancreatic cancer.