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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Vancouver

Last year
2022
# Collision
Irish man, 24, killed in hit-and-run in Vancouver
Police said a grey sedan travelling at high speed struck the young man and failed to stop.
All time
# Potential
Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver
Ireland came up short against Kenya and Great Britain after impressing en route to the semi-finals.
# mixing it
Close-run thing with NZ the highlight as Ireland 7s struggle in Vancouver
Anthony Eddy’s side pushed New Zealandclose after losing to Spain in Vancouver.
# PARIS 2019
England, Scotland drawn alongside Japan in same Women's World Cup group
World champions United States are drawn alongside Sweden, Thailand and Chile.
# david gavin
Body of 26-year-old Mayo man recovered in Canada
Today the young man’s football club Breaffy GAA club confirmed the news, with “great relief and a lot of sadness”.
# Discrimination
French waiter fired for rudeness says it is 'discrimination against my culture'
Guillaume Rey, who worked at a Vancouver restaurant, filed a complaint with British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal.
# hangover cure
This Irish woman flew all the way to Vancouver to give her hungover brother a Lucozade
Well if anyone deserves a World’s Best Sister mug…
# supervised injecting
'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'
A Dublin drug project worker on her recent visit to Vancouver’s injecting centre: “Almost everyone said to me they’d be dead without the place.”
# Vancouver
Stuntwoman killed in motorbike accident on set of Deadpool 2
Ryan Reynolds posted to Instagram, saying that the cast and crew were “heartbroken, shocked and devastated”.
# the toughest
Wexford's Lee Chin is going trying out ice hockey with Canadian side in Vancouver
It’s all part of AIB’s ‘The Toughest Trade’ series.
# Vancouver
"It's hard to escape it": The Canadian city at the epicentre of an opioid epidemic
Officials declared an emergency in the spring after a surge in availability of cheap synthetic fentanyl.
# fresh start
Former UFC lightweight champ Pettis gets tough introduction to life at featherweight
After three defeats, he’s aiming to revive his career in the division where Conor McGregor is the champion.
# oh canada
11 things Irish people in Canada want you to know
So we can skip the questions at Christmas.
# coast to coast
One of Canada's biggest emigrant hotspots has a new direct flight from Dublin
They direct flights will begin next summer.
# rattle and hum
The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun
U2 kicked off their world tour last night.
# Vancouver
Daughter, mother and sister all dead as father posts on Facebook that he killed them
Randy Janzen is also believed to have burned himself to death.
# oh canada
11 shocking realisations every Irish person goes through in Canada
It’s wonderful, but there are some things you should know.
# So Close
Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in
Surprisingly, second only to a city in North America
# Islands in the stream
A billionaire is selling this island. The price tag? A mere $75 million
A steal at twice the price, we’re sure.
# grass is greener
Living in Australia or Canada? Good choice says The Economist, Dublin not so much
Melbourne is the best city to live worldwide but Dublin is way down the list.
# seriously west coast
GAA in Vancouver - providing a vital link to home for 40 years and counting
The Irish Social and Sporting Club is going strong in Canada’s western province.
# Investigation
Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims
The actress claimed that she had been raped by a babysitter, a boyfriend and others.
# Canada
And we think Dublin is bad? This $600,000 house is the cheapest in Vancouver
“Bargain basement”, apparently.
# where in the world
Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named
Statistically, it’s unlikely you live in any of them.
# i want to ride my bicycle
Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle
“Was it smart? Probably not. Was it badass as all hell? Damn straight!” said one commenter.
# Big Fish Closure
89 jobs in jeopardy in Cork as Big Fish Games closes Europe HQ
The company has announced a global restructuring process, and has entered into a 30-day consultation period with staff.
# Canada
Irish student in coma after Vancouver car crash
Luke Carey, who is from Dublin, is in an induced coma following the crash, which occurred over the weekend.
# cory monteith
Autopsy and toxicology on Glee star Cory Monteith completed
Tributes from fans and co-stars have been pouring in for the Canadian actor.
# Ice Hockey
Remember the ice hockey coach who tripped a kid? He's going to jail
Martin Tremblay, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of assault after this video spread on the internet.
# over to you
Open thread: Leave a Christmas message for your family and friends
Spending Christmas abroad? Send your thoughts to loved ones back home – or vice versa.
# Pride
Canucks hockey star to take part in Vancouver Pride Parade
Manny Malhotra will be joined at the event by Cutting Edges – the ‘only gay hockey club in Western Canada’.
# Body Parts
Body parts sent to schools in Canada may be linked to arrested porn star
Police have yet to confirm if the human hand and foot sent to Vancouver schools are linked to the murder case involving former Canadian porn star Luka Rocco Magnotta.
# Island Living
In pictures: Fancy your own private island?
James Island carries a $75m price tag and comes complete with an airstrip, 780 acres and guaranteed solitude.
Voices
Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas
A special double edition of the very best writing from around the web.
# Vancouver
Watch: Black bear hitches a ride on Canadian rubbish truck
A Vancouver dump truck team were surprised to discover they had an unusual passenger during Monday’s rounds…
# Vancouver
Gallery: Riots in Vancouver after hockey team thrashed in Stanley Cup decider
The Vancouver Canucks are beaten 4-0 by the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup decider – and fans aren’t best pleased.
# Winter Olympics
Georgia's fury at allegations Vancouver knew of deadly luge track
Georgian organisers are incensed that the organiser of the Winter Olympics knew how dangerous the luge track really was.