News for Youse: Colorado shootings, Aquilini project approved, and OrganicLives fire
Batman movie attack A 24-year-old suspect, James Holmes, is in custody after allegedy going on a shooting spree at a midnight cinema screening of Batman in Aurora, Colorado, killing 12 and wounding 38 others.
Rezoning approved Vancouver city council voted last night in favour of a rezoning application by Aquilini Development and Construction to develop three market-rental towers of 32, 28, and 24 storeys around Rogers Arena.
OrganicLives fire Last night, a blaze broke out on the third floor of a building on the southwest corner of Quebec Street and 2nd Avenue that houses OrganicLives, which operates a restaurant and distributes fairly traded, healthy food produced in a sustainable manner. There's no word on the extent of the damage.
Wine rules loosened Yesterday, the B.C. government started allowing diners to bring their own bottle of wine and pay a corkage fee to restaurants that are willing to provide this service.
Bad drivers B.C. appears to have some of the most dangerous motorists in the country, according to a new Angus Reid poll.
Reyat appeal rejected A three-member B.C. Court of Appeal panel has dismissed an appeal by convicted Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat of his perjury conviction. It came in the trial of two B.C. men—Ripudamen Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri—who were acquitted on charges of murdering 331 people in the worst case of aviation terrorism before 9/11/.
Iceberg separates Global warming has been linked to huge iceberg, reportedly twice the size of Manhattan, breaking off from Greenland.
German Shepherd dies The SPCA are still trying to reach a Kitsilano man whose two-year-old German Shepherd died on the operating table from several suffering numerous serious wounds after being found in a Dumpster.
Inflation rises The Consumer Price Index increased from 1.2 percent in May to 1.5 percent in June, according to Statistics Canada, led by higher prices for passenger vehicles and electricity. For more information, go here.