News for Youse: Power contracts cancelled, Lulay leads Lions, and Putin questions U.S. claims on Syria
Wilderness Committee applauds cancellations Activist Joe Foy has praised B.C. Hydro for not proceeding with contracts on four independent power projects. For more, go here.
House fire in Maple Ridge Nobody was injured after a house fire spread to two other homes last night in the 11400 block of 234A Street in Maple Ridge.
Stabbings in Surrey Two men are in hospital with nonlife-threatining injuries after they were stabbed in North Surrey. Surrey RCMP has taken one man into custody.
Lulay leads Lions The B.C. Lions defeated the Hamilton Ticats 29-26, thanks largely to quarterback Travis Lulay passing for 356 yards and three touchdowns.
Putin demands evidence on Syria Russian president Vladimir Putin says it's "utter nonsense" that Syria would want to provoke an American attack by gassing its own citizens, according to a BBC report. Putin wants the U.S. to furnish more proof.
Femen founders flee Ukraine Complaining of attacks perpetrated by Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, the founders of the radical sextremist group Femen have escaped Kiev and moved to Paris.
Mandela returns home CNN has reported that former South African president Nelson Mandela is out of hospital and back at home in Johannesburg. But the story has been denied by President Jacob Zuma.
Teen convicted in Dehli gang rape The Times of India has reported that a younger brother of the Delhi woman who was gang-raped in December tried to attack a juvenile convicted of the crime.
Film fest opens The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival opened last night with La Playa DC and shows its first full day of movies today. The schedule is available here.
Telus TaiwanFest begins Every Labour Day weekend, Telus TaiwanFest offers a street banquet and live concerts. The action takes place in the 500 to 800 blocks of Granville Street and in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery.