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Meet Bobby Powell, Canada’s forgotten tennis star from 1908

July 5, 2014
Meet Bobby Powell, Canada’s forgotten tennis star from 1908

With Canadians seizing the spotlight at Wimbledon this week, some are recalling the man who was this country’s first big tennis star. In 1908, Bobby Powell made it all the way to the Wimbeldon men’s semi-finals before his tennis career ended with his death in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. CBC | British Columbia News

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Meet Bobbie Powell, Canada’s forgotten tennis star from 1908

July 5, 2014
Meet Bobbie Powell, Canada’s forgotten tennis star from 1908

With Canadians seizing the spotlight at Wimbledon this week, some are recalling the man who was this country’s first big tennis star. In 1908, Bobbie Powell made it all the way to the Wimbeldon men’s semi-finals before his tennis career ended with his death in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. CBC | British Columbia News

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Pickton victim’s remains forgotten by coroner, family says

November 22, 2013
Pickton victim’s remains forgotten by coroner, family says

The family of Cara Ellis, a victim of serial killer Robert Pickton, is accusing a former senior coroner of misplacing some of her remains, CBC News has learned. CBC | British Columbia News

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A Great Game: The forgotten Leafs and the rise of professional hockey

November 2, 2013

Stephen J. Harper Writes about an historic Canadian game, different from today with its rink size, rules and style, and which valued playmakers over goal scorers globeandmail – British Columbia

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Coast Guard taking on clean up of forgotten Second World War U.S. shipwreck off B.C. coast

July 26, 2013

The Canadian Coast Guard plans to clean up a leaking U.S. transport vessel that went down off the British Columbia coast during the Second World War. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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