News for Youse: Fans flock to Waldorf, Jodie Foster drops hints, and Canucks open camp
Waldorf fans offer tribute East Vancouver's Carnival Band entertained a large crowd that had gathered outside the Waldorf Hotel yesterday to support keeping it as a live-music and cultural venue. Meanwhile, Glee star Cory Monteith has urged his 1.4 million Twitter followers to sign a petition to save the business.
Financial details released The family that owns the Waldorf Hotel says it forgave more than $300,000 in rent to its leaseholder, claiming that this was a gift to the arts and cultural community of Vancouver.
Jodie Foster comes out, sort of Director and actor Jodie Foster hinted at the Golden Globes at what many have believed for a long time: she's a lesbian. It came during an emotional tribute to her family. A complete list of winners is available here.
Gold company takeover Toronto-based Alamos Gold has announced a $780-million offer to buy Vancouver-based Aurizon Mines, prompting a 36-percent increase in the value of the latter company's shares.
Alaska earthquake There was a 5.6 Richter scale quake off the southern coast of Alaska just before 7 a.m.
Northern Gateway submissions in Vancouver The Joint Review Panel evaluating Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline will open its Vancouver hearing today.
Generation Y can't save for retirement Demographic expert David Foot has told CBC News that many people in their 30s and 40s can't put away money for their golden years because they're stuck in contract work and can't think long term.
Canucks open training camp Die-hard NHL fans showed up yesterday at the Vancouver Canucks' first practice at Rogers Arena, but many seats were empty even though there was free admission.