News for Youse: New B.C. liquor website, Davis Cup showdown, Terry Fox runs, and John Kerry sales job
Liquor review website created The parliamentary secretary for liquor reform, John Yap, has announced a new website, where people can make comments as part of a review of liquor regulations. This initiative is not examining B.C. booze prices, which are among the highest in North America.
Davis Cup battle Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil is up against Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic in the final of a best-of-five Davis Cup semifinal. If Pospisil wins, Canada advances to the final for the first time.
Home-invasion suspect arrested Langley RCMP has announced that 27-year-old Brody Muncey was taken into custody in the 5300 block of 206th Street. He's being held in connection with a home invasion targeting two seniors in their late 70s.
Fire fatalities A house fire has claimed the lives of an elderly couple living on 157 Street near 94A Avenue in North Surrey. The blaze is not deemed suspicious.
Scientists plan rally Researchers involved in the Stand Up for Science campaign will call on the Conservative government to maintain funding and to take evidence-based decisions. Their demonstration takes place at 11 a.m. on the north plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
BCTF warns of CUPE strike News 1130 has obtained an email from the president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation, Jim Iker, which informs members that CUPE is not optimistic that it can reach a deal without job action. The BCTF has pledged to honour picket lines.
Terry Fox runs People around the world will be running today to raise money for cancer in honour of Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox, who died in 1981 after running halfway across the country with an artificial leg.
John Kerry meets allies U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has visited Jerusalem to reassure Israel about an agreement reached with Russia. The deal calls for the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, and nex, Kerry will visit the foreign ministers of France and England.
Japan closes nuclear plant Tomorrow in Japan, the country's last operating nuclear reactor will shut down. It's in the western city of Ohi.
Typhoon approaches western Japan Typhoon Man-Yi is headed for northeastern Japan and could possibly strike Fukushima, where officials have been unable to contain radioactive water leaks from a crippled nuclear-power plant.
Canucks reduce roster The Vancouver Canucks have announced that three players—Anton Cederholm, Evan McEneny, and Miles Liberati—have been assigned to their junior clubs. Two others, Kyle Hope and Zach Hall, have been cut.