Trutch condemned Stickers have appeared on Trutch Street signs in Kitsilano declaring that the person it was named after, B.C.'s first lieutenant-governor Joseph Trutch, was a "racist bigot". More information is available here.
Shark-fin ban Vancouver councillor Kerry Jang has told CBC that he'll introduce a motion in September calling upon the city to work with Richmond and Burnaby on banning shark-fin soup.
Climate change believed An online poll by Insightrix Research has found that only two percent of Canadians don't believe in the reality of climate change.
Merkel visits German chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Canada this afternoon to ask Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reverse his earlier decision not to finance a European bailout.
lululemon lawsuit Vancouver-based lululemon has sued Calvin Klein and G-III Apparel Group Ltd. in Delaware, alleging infringement of three pant patents. The claim has not been proven in court.
Arts funding announced The B.C. Arts Council will receive $16.8 million in the fiscal year ending March 31, which matches last year's provincial funding level.
Pratt's back Veteran sportscaster David Pratt will replace the "Boss of Talk", Charles Adler, as host of CKNW Radio's 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weeknight slot.
Bolt's bubbly The Drinks Business has reported that gold medallist Usain Bolt enjoyed a $125,000 bottle of Champagne—a 15-litre Nebuchadnezzar of Armand de Brignac known as the Ace of Spades—at the VIP table in Mayfair's Movida nightclub after Jamaica won the 4X100-metre relay.