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December 14, 2018 6:53 PM Fresh start for Warriors extends to roster as Richardson focuses on local talent

After a new ownership group moved and rebranded Vancouver’s National Lacrosse League franchise, new general manager Dan Richardson was given a mandate to remake the entire roster. Canucks Sports and Entertainment bought the NLL’s Stealth in the off-season, moved them from the Langley Events Centre to Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver and renamed them the Warriors 8

December 11, 2018 9:17 PM Alberta seeks refinery proposals to prevent future oil shocks

Building new refining capacity in the province would be a longer-term solution to the persistent pipeline bottlenecks that have weighed on Alberta’s oil prices in recent months. To allay the short-term crisis, Premier Rachel Notley earlier this month announced mandated production cuts, which have largely accomplished their mission of boosting prices 5

December 11, 2018 4:44 PM ‘Modern Family’s’ Sarah Hyland had second kidney transplant

The 28-year old, who has appeared on the ABC sitcom “Modern Family” since she was 18, was born with kidney dysplasia, which causes cysts to grow on underdeveloped kidneys. She received her father’s kidney in 2012, but four years later her body began rejecting it, and she underwent a series of treatments that included months of dialysis that she squeezed 6

December 8, 2018 11:23 PM Improving the starting rotation is Blue Jays’ main focus

Randal Grichuk: The Jays’ trade for the outfielder last January may not have looked great when he hit .106 in the first 25 games of the season and landed on the disabled list by May 1. But the 27-year-old came back in June a new player, hitting a near career-high .271 in the final four months. He finished with a team-high 25 home runs and 61 RBIs, and played 9

December 7, 2018 4:46 PM Supremex cuts 41 jobs from Canadian envelope workforce in cost-reduction measure

It currently operates 12 facilities across seven provinces in Canada and three facilities in the United States, employing approximately 830 people. However, according to its third-quarter financial report, Supremex’s revenue from its envelope businesses has declined over the first nine months of 2018 compared with last year while its packaging arm has seen an increase 9

December 6, 2018 1:21 PM CWB Financial Group reports profit and revenue up from year ago

EDMONTON— CWB Financial Group reported a profit of $64.5 million in its latest quarter, up from $60.8 million a year ago. The Edmonton-based bank says the profit amounted to 72 cents per diluted share for the three months ended Oct. 31, up from 68 cents per diluted share a year ago. On an adjusted cash basis, CWB says it earned 78 cents per share for the quarter 18

December 5, 2018 2:18 PM Roots lowers long-term earnings estimates following weak sales in Q3

Roots Corp. has lowered its sales and earnings estimates from targets set when the company went public in October 2017 after sales fell “well below” its own expectations in the third quarter. The clothing company’s total sales for the three months ended Nov. 3 were $87 million, down three per cent from $89.7 million last year when Roots benefited from Canada’s 15

December 4, 2018 10:55 PM Washington Capitals return to Vegas, sight of Stanley Cup triumph

LAS VEGAS—The nostalgia tour started with Sunday night’s flight into McCarran International Airport, the bright Las Vegas Strip coming into focus on the descent. The Capitals could pick out the MGM Grand, where they’d partied into the next morning here six months ago. Then on the short trip to T-Mobile Arena on Monday morning, coach Todd Reirden tried 10

December 4, 2018 9:18 PM UBC study says cows can be pessimistic — and it affects their ability to cope with stress

VANCOUVER—Dairy cows can be optimistic or pessimistic from a young age and their inherent outlook can predict their ability to cope with stress, new research from the University of British Columbia says. Benjamin Lecorps, a PhD student in the animal welfare program, said the study has implications for animal welfare and suggests some commonalities between 14

December 4, 2018 7:31 PM Dow slides 700 points as U.S. stocks veer sharply lower

The trade dispute has rattled markets in recent months as signs emerged that it has begun affecting corporate profits. That’s stoked traders’ fears that if it drags much longer it could further weigh on global economic growth. The jitters helped drive demand for government bonds Tuesday, pushing prices higher. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.91 per cent from 2.99 per cent late Monday 13