News for Youse: Kinder Morgan meeting, Oakridge redevelopment, and Christian Bale visit
Kinder Morgan concerns Approximately 300 people turned up last night at a meeting at St. James Hall in Kitsilano to hear how Kinder Morgan Canada's proposed pipeline project will lead to 850,000 barrels of oil per day being shipped to the Lower Mainland and about 350 oil-tanker shipments per year in Burrard Inlet.
Redford's refusal In advance of today's meeting of premiers in Nova Scotia, Alberta's Alison Reford has declared that she will not share oil royalties with B.C. in return for its support for the Enbridge pipeline.
Oakridge redevelopment Coun. Raymond Louie has told News 1130 that public meetings will be held later this year to discuss Ivanhoé Cambridge's plan for a major redevelopment of its 11.3-hectare parcel that includes the Oakridge Shopping Centre.
Viaducts future In a presentation to Vancouver city council, senior staff discussed how removing the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts could lead to more park space and more affordable housing. Council will vote in the fall.
Profits down Vancouver-based Teck Corp. has reported a $312-million second-quarter profit, down from $663 million in the same quarter last year. Meanwhile, Apple Inc. fell short of its profit forecast for the last quarter in the face of rising smartphone sales by Samsung.
Greenland melting Satellite images have revealed "unprecedented" melting of Greenland's ice sheets over the past three decades, with this year's loss of ice occurring at a speed and degree that has alarmed scientists.
Al-Qaeda in Mali Security experts say al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb is directing an armed uprising that has taken control of northern Mali in West Africa.
Indian president Veteran Congress politician Pranab Mukherjee has been sworn in as India's 13th president just as anticorruption activist Anna Hazare is about to launch a new hunger strike to draw attention to widespread graft.
Bale expresses sorrow Batman actor Christian Bale and his wife Sandra Blazic visited survivors of the mass shooting spree at last week's screening of The Dark Knight Rises.
Weber stays Nashville Predators matched a 14-year, $110-million offer, including bonuses, made by the Philadelphia Flyers to Shea Weber, which means the B.C.-born defenceman will remain in Tennessee.
Mitchell appeals B.C. Lions tackle Khalif Mitchell will remain in the lineup in Calgary on Saturday (July 28) after the team announced he will appeal a two-game suspension for hyperextending the arm of Edmonton Eskimo Simeon Rottier.