Griffins women's soccer program enjoying meteoric rise to become 1 of Canada's best

Grace Mwasalla could pose a challenge to the Canada West all-time single-season scoring record this season, as the MacEwan Griffins look to rebound from heartbreak in 2022.

Canadian women's volleyball setter Brie King elevating her game in Brazil

Canadian setter Brie King didn’t need to think twice about making the leap to sign with historic club Sesc RJ Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro last season. After all, it’s one more step toward her dream of making the Paris 2024 Olympic Games with Team Canada.

Canada West conference maintained its supremacy at volleyball nationals

The closing weekend of the U Sports championship schedule didn't disappoint, as the Canada West (CW) conference maintained its supremacy in volleyball, and two curling teams executed a pair of delayed repeats.

U of Calgary men, U of T women enter University Cup hockey tournaments on top

The Calgary Dinos' playoff run to the men's hockey Canada West (CW) title wasn't quite as spotless as their record-breaking regular season that included a 23-game winning streak, but a pair of series wins was more than enough to secure the No. 1 seed in this weekend's 2023 University Cup.

Private Christian university denies request to hold LGBTQ event on campus, organizer says

A private Christian university in Langley, B.C., has denied permission for an LGBTQIA2+ student group to hold an event on campus to share stories about their lived experience, prompting members to organize it elsewhere next week.

Perfect seasons, winning-streaks abound as U Sports squads enter winter break

With numerous Canadian university sports wrapping up their respective seasons in November, the first weekend in December also marked the unofficial halfway point for many other sports with teams entering winter break before resuming play in January.

'Very big village' will be cheering on B.C.'s Joel Waterman at World Cup

Joel Waterman, who grew up playing soccer in Langley and Surrey, B.C., is now lacing his cleats to play for Canada in the 2022 World Cup.

Trinity Western Spartans capture U Sports women's volleyball title over Mount Royal

Trinity Western captured the national title in women's university volleyball Sunday. The top-ranked Spartans defeated Mount Royal 3-1 at Calgary's Jack Simpson Gym.

Teams returning to Winnipeg for men's volleyball nationals after abrupt COVID cancellation in 2020

The U Sports men's volleyball national championship begins Friday as the University of Manitoba Bisons play host to the top teams in the country at the Investors Group Athletic Centre.

Ben Josephson tasked with guiding Canadian men's indoor volleyball team to 2024 Olympics

Volleyball Canada has named Ben Josephson coach of the national senior indoor men's team after he led the Trinity Western University men's program in Langley, B.C., to five national titles, most recently in 2019.

Carabins advance to 4th straight U Sports men's soccer final, will face Ravens

The University of Montreal Carabins will play in a fourth consecutive U Sports men's soccer championship final after a 1-0 semifinal victory Saturday over the Guelph Gryphons.

This mother-daughter duo has stayed connected through poetry during the pandemic

Melinda Dewsbury, in Langley, B.C., and her mom Diana Coldwell, in Owen Sound, Ont., have written 115 poems about the pandemic for each other over the past year.

Canada's Brie King excited for 'once in a lifetime' chance with Athletes Unlimited

Brie King will be the lone Canadian competing when Athletes Unlimited kicks off its inaugural volleyball season on Saturday. Although Canada failed to qualify for the 2020 Olympics, King says the experience of being around six Olympians in Dallas should help the country in its quest for Paris 2024.

University security guard charged with manslaughter in campus death case

Jack Hutchison, 51, was working as a security guard at Trinity Western University when the incident that led to Howard Glen Hill's death took place in September 2020.

Homicide team investigating death of man after altercation on Trinity Western University campus

B.C.’s largest homicide unit is investigating the death of a 31-year-old man who was found unresponsive on the campus of Trinity Western University in Langley on Sept. 30.

Private Christian university says no sex outside heterosexual marriage. LGBTQ alumni say that discriminates

A private Christian university in the Hamilton area is facing criticism from former students who say its policies are anti-LGBTQ and created a culture of fear among LGBTQ attendees.
CBC Explains

What you need to know about private schools getting taxpayer cash

The question of why the B.C. government funds schools outside the public school system arose after CBC's Go Public told the story of a woman let go from Surrey Christian School after administrators learned she was living with her common-law partner in violation of her employment contract.

Pot smoking to be allowed on UBC campus

The University of British Columbia is crafting a policy that will allow cannabis use on campus — keeping in line with its policy on tobacco — once recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada. But a majority of post-secondary schools seem prepared to stick with smoke-free policies.

Trinity Western students won't have to sign covenant banning sex outside straight marriage

Students at Trinity Western University will no longer have to sign an agreement promising to abstain from all sex outside of heterosexual marriage, but faculty and staff will still be bound by the school's restrictive covenant.

Trinity Western University heads to Supreme Court of Canada over fate of proposed law school

A Christian university based in Langley, B.C., is appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday in the final stage of a lengthy, controversial battle over its proposed law school.

'A Bible nation from the beginning': A preview of Washington's controversial $500M Museum of the Bible

Washington's new Museum of the Bible is a privately funded cultural institution with a prominent place on the National Mall and is raising eyebrows for its proximity to the corridors of political power and its connection to a controversial evangelical family.

'People just don't understand': parent of transgender teen hoping to open debate on gender identity

A parent of a transgender teenager says he's willing to have discussions with those who are against B.C.'s sexual orientation and gender resource program (SOGI) .

Crown prosecutors need more training in sexual assault law, MPs hear

MPs studying a bill proposing to make legal training on sexual assault mandatory for prospective judges have heard that federal Crown prosecutors also feel they need more education on the law.

Trinity Western law school fight heading to Supreme Court of Canada

Canada's highest court will hear appeals from the law societies of B.C. and Ontario, which are seeking to deny accreditation to graduates of a proposed law school at a faith-based university in B.C.

Law Society of B.C. to appeal Trinity Western decision

The Law Society of British Columbia intends to appeal a decision that found it must recognize future lawyers from a Christian law school.