Day: May 1, 2021

Canucks place Jake Virtanen on leave following sexual misconduct allegations

The Vancouver Canucks have placed right-winger Jake Virtanen on leave following allegations of sexual misconduct. The team released a statement Saturday saying it “does not accept sexual misconduct of any kind and the claims as reported are being treated very seriously.” <a href=”https://t.co/faohjM74d3″>pic.twitter.com/faohjM74d3</a> &mdash;@Canucks The Canucks say they have “engaged external expertise” to assist in […]

Advocates call for more targeted mental health support for South Asian community during pandemic

A non-profit organization that focuses on connecting members of B.C.’s South Asian community to mental health resources is calling for more targeted support during the pandemic. Communities with a high proportion of South Asian residents have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic as many live in multigenerational households and work in frontline jobs, according to the founder of […]

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