News for Youse: Surrey Memorial emergency closed, Gaza truce, and transit meetings
Surrey Memorial emergency room closed More than 100 elective surgeries have been cancelled at Surrey Memorial Hospital and the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre after a ruptured water main flooded the hospital's emergency room yesterday. More details are available here.
Gaza truce possible Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi says Israel will likely stop attacking Gaza after a week of bombardment. Details are available here.
TransLink changes bus service The regional transportation authority has announced its "2013 Bus Service Optimization", which offers the public an opportunity to attend meetings to discuss route adjustments. The first takes place in Vancouver at 4 p.m. today at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre.
Tsawwassen First Nation election questioned CKNW Radio has reported that two appeals have been filed in connection with the recent Tsawwassen First Nation election in which 23-year-old Bryce Williams defeated the high-profile chief Kim Baird.
Jumbo municipality coming Community Development Minister Bill Bennett is expected to announce a municipality today for the yet-to-be approved Jumbo ski resort in the Kootenays.
Missing-women inquiry condemned The B.C. Civil Liberties Association, West Coast LEAF, and Pivot Legal Society held a news conference yesterday to brand the B.C. Missing Women Commission of Inquiry as a "failure" for excluding the voices of marginalized sex workers, aboriginal women, and women living in poverty.
Foreign policy advances domestic interests CBC News has obtained a secret draft plan indicating that Canada's foreign policy will focus on new trade deals and more commerce in Asia and South America. The document pays little heed to human rights or disaster relief.
Blue Jays hire familiar face John Gibbons has been brought back as the manager of Toronto's Major League Baseball franchise. He skippered the team for four years starting in 2004.