Canucks in China: UBC T-Birds beat the Canucks to Beijing by 44 years

BEIJING, China — The Vancouver Canucks landed in Beijing on Friday for their second game in China and, as they did during their stay in Shanghai, immediately began to explore the capital city.There were the wonders of old China, most notably The Great Wall. But as they made their way into town, they took in the sights and sounds of modern Beijing, the stunning Centre for the Performing Arts, the [...]

23 September 2017

China Games leave Canucks playing from behind heading into season

The best thing about the Vancouver Canucks’ pre-season trip to China is that it is nearly over. Well, that, and the airplane.The star of the trip so far for the Canucks is the Crystal Skye, billed by its cruise-ship owners as the largest, most luxurious charter aircraft in the world. Even for the millionaire player who has everything, the Boeing 777 Crystal Skye is a treat. Typically, its s [...]

23 September 2017

UBC rugby coach joining Seattle pro team — and Vancouver expansion could follow

Curry Hitchborn has said since the very beginning, what he really wants to be is a rugby coach.Hitchborn, who’s also worked in film, has coached high school rugby at Handsworth Secondary in North Vancouver, rep rugby at various levels for the Vancouver Rugby Union, men’s club rugby at Capilano Rugby Club and at UBC and now he’s off to Seattle to join their new Major League Rugby outfit, the [...]

21 September 2017

Mexico had an early warning system for its big quake. Vancouver doesn’t yet

Mexico City is still reeling from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that killed at least 230 people.The shaking brought widespread destruction, toppled buildings, tore up gas mains and spread fires across the capital city.But Mexico has one thing on Vancouver, if the West Coast city should ever experience its dreaded “Big One”: an early warning system that could give them some time to find safet [...]

21 September 2017

Vancouver, Seattle seek closer ties to cultivate capital

With plans to double his startup’s workforce to 150 and expand into a new Yaletown headquarters, Eventbase CEO Jeff Sinclair spent much of 2015 looking to raise millions in venture capital.The company had already established a reputation by developing mobile apps for the Olympics and deploying wireless beacons at big-name festivals like South by Southwest.It wasn’t enough to grab the attention [...]

20 September 2017

Businesses talk trade, Hollywood North to Bollywood

Vancouver Film School executives realized that had reached the point where it made more sense to take Hollywood North to Bollywood, rather than try to recruit more Indian students to its Vancouver campus.So VFS has just reached an agreement to export its services to India in the form of two campuses there as public-private partnerships, one in Mumbai and one in Hyderabad, Diwakar Gandhi, the schoo [...]

20 September 2017

Vancouver's Sole Food Street Farms Takes On Poverty With Urban Agriculture

Michael Ableman has achieved something many thought impossible: creating thriving urban farms on pavement and contaminated soil in one of Canada's poorest neighbourhoods.Sole Food Street Farms in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is an area almost entirely inhabited by folks who are dealing with long-term addiction, mental illness and poverty, says Ableman, who co-founded the urban farm venture in 200 [...]

18 September 2017

Canucks in China: Newcomers to Vancouver warming to the game

Daniel Luk first put on skates when he moved from Guangzhou in southern China to Richmond in 2014. A year into lessons — with his parents, Colin Luk and Shuying Kong, navigating their new lives here — the then-five year-old wanted to try hockey.His mother, who hails from the northern Chinese city of Harbin, was up for her son being on the ice, but not so much for him banging around, chasing a [...]

18 September 2017

Vancouver health authority calls for immunization after mumps outbreak

Vancouver Coastal Health is encouraging young people heading back to university to get immunized after 13 new cases of mumps were recorded over the past month.The health authority says there have been 80 cases of mumps since February, compared to 86 for all of last year. The average number of cases over the previous five years is 32.Last year, Vancouver Canucks defenceman Troy Stecher was diagnose [...]

15 September 2017

NHL, U.S. Embassy in China hosted 'Hockey Night'a

The NHL and the United States Embassy in Beijing combined to spread the message of hockey in China on Thursday.The League and the embassy held a "Hockey Night" designed to introduce the League's popular youth program in China and increase interest in the sport. The standing room-only event at the Beijing American Center was held one week before the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks begin the [...]

15 September 2017

Chinese Ambassador Blames Media For Friction in Canada-China Negotiations

Konglongw.com has been following up on Canada-China relationship which received a renewed attention following the visit of the Canadian Prime Minister to China and a return visit by the Premier of China in 2016. The visits from both parties led to bilateral talks to improve trade and economy between the two countries. The third round of explanatory talks to begin formal negotiations for a free-tr [...]

14 September 2017

Top Tip on Starting Up a Business in Canada

Are you wondering how to go about setting up a business in Canada as a foreign national? Well, you are absolutely right to be concerned. This is simply due to the fact that any kind of false information about a particular business sector can have grave consequences for your business in the long run. It is for this reason that you should always ensure that you are provided with authentic and a [...]

14 September 2017

First property management franchise aims at residential

U.S.-based Real Property Management (RPM) has chosen Vancouver as the headquarters for Canada’s first property management franchise business and it plans to develop a tight team of franchisees to build its network.Kap Hiroti, vice-president of operations, has already signed up three franchises in Metro Vancouver and Victoria since opening earlier this year.RPM has set up on West Pender Street in [...]

07 September 2017

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