News for Youse: Idle No More protests, Surrey break-ins, and Jimmy Savile abuse detailed
Day of Action planned Idle No More protesters will hold demonstrations across the country to coincide with today's meeting between First Nations leaders and Prime Minister Stephen Harper. There's plans to demonstrate at the Native Education College and Vancouver City Hall, and hold a flash mob at Robson and Burrard streets at 5:30 p.m.
Public-sector pensions invest in Enbridge The Vancouver Sun has reported that the B.C. Investment Management Corp., which invests public-sector pensions, had $40 million in Enbridge shares and nearly $400 million in tobacco-company stocks, as of March 31, 2012.
Warning about Surrey break-ins The RCMP has issued an alert letting residents of the Newton area know that thieves have been busting into homes, often in the afternoon, to steals jewels and valuables.
Casino proposal in Surrey Many residents are expected to show up at Surrey City Hall on Monday for a public hearing on a proposed casino near the corner of 168th Street and 10th Avenue.
Prince George sexual assault The Mounties have six people in custody, including two women, after a brutal sexual assault on a male youth in Prince George last weekend.
Jimmy Savile abuse detailed British police have released a report chronicling 50 years of "unprecedented sexual abuse" allegedly committed by former BBC children's broadcaster Jimmy Savile.
Laureen Harper liquidates stocks The Ottawa Citizen has reported that Stephen Harper's wife Laureen sold all of her stocks late last year, according to an amended disclosure statement filed by the prime minister.
Landslide kills 42 in China The South China Morning Post has reported 42 fatalities from a landslide in Yunnan in southwestern China.