News for Youse: Christy Clark survives, NDP nominates Chris Wilson, and Queen leaves hospital
Cabinet backs Premier Clark After winning the confidence of cabinet at an emergency meeting in Vancouver, Christy Clark apologized to reporters for the language in a B.C. Liberal document targeting ethnic voters. She meets caucus tonight in Victoria.
Whopping roaming charges CBC News has reported that an 11-year-old boy rung up $22,000 in roaming charges by streaming videos on his father's phone during a family vacation in Mexico.
NDP nominates champion wrester Former world-champion wrestler Chris Wilson won the NDP nod in Coquitlam–Burke Mountain over punk rocker Joe Keithley, former councillor Barrie Lynch, and Vincent Wu.
Trudeau looks unbeatable Liberal MP Justin Trudeau's campaign has claimed that it has attracted 150,000 new supporters, which would put him well in front of his party's leadership race.
Queen Elizabeth leaves hospital The 86-year-old British monarch is out of hospital after a bout of gastroenteritis.
Czech president charged with treason Vaclav Klaus, the outgoing two-term president of the Czech Republic, faces a treason charge as a result of a vote by lawmakers. Klaus was once a winner of the Vancouver-based Fraser Institute's Founders Award and is a friend of the former executive director, Michael Walker.
Rodman praises Kim Jong-un Speaking on This Week With George Stephanopoulos, former basketball star Dennis Rodman lavished superlatives on North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, saying he's "awesome" and "so honest". It came after a trip to Pyongyang where he watched a basketball game with Kim.
Canucks lose in Calgary Canucks coach Alain Vigneault's complaints about refereeing led to a bench minor, which set the table for the winning goal by Flames captain Jarome Iginla in the third period. It was followed by an empty-netter by Mike Cammalleri as Calgary defeated Vancouver 4-2, marking the Canucks' third loss in four games.
Rebelle wins 10 awards Montreal director Kim Nguyen won best director and his film Rebelle (aka War Witch) won best film at the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards, hosted by Martin Short. Rebelle won eight other awards, and Heartland star Amber Marshall was voted Canada's Screen Star by fans.
Heidi Klum joins America's Got Talent The supermodel who used to be married to Seal, Heidi Klum, will be a judge in the fourth season of America's Got Talent, joining Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, and Mel B.