News for Youse: Court halts bike path, Portland Hotel Society audit, Canucks end Sharks jinx

Court delays Hadden Park bike lane  A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled that the City of Vancouver cannot proceed with a bike lane through Hadden Park until it addresses a legal petition by resident Megan Carvell Davis.

B.C. Housing audits social-housing provider  CKNW Radio has reported that B.C. Housing has "ordered a financial audit of the Portland Hotel Society because of irregularities in its spending". It's the largest provider of social housing in the Downtown Eastside.

Barnet Highway closure  News 1130 has reported that the Barnet Highway will be closed for three days, starting at 9 p.m. tonight, for construction of the Evergreen Line.

Petronas cash crunch  Petronas, the Malaysian state-owned oil company that claims to be investing $36 billion in Canada, is facing some vexing financial challenges at home, according to a Straight article by energy expert Ng Weng Hoong.

Rob Ford may go into treatment  Lawyer Dennis Morris, who represents Toronto mayor Rob Ford, says his client is considering treatment for substance abuse, according to a CBC News report.

Massive typhoon strikes Philippines  Super Typhoon Haiyan has brought wind gusts up to nearly 300 kilometres per hour to the Philippines, which is home to more than 100 million people. The storm's strongest impact was felt in the southern part of the country.

Kerry arrives at talks over Iran  U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has landed in Geneva to join British, French, and German foreign ministers in discussions with Iranian officials over their nuclear program.

Canucks beat Sharks  After nine consecutive losses to the San Jose Sharks through 2012 and 2013, the Canucks finally came out on top, winning 4-2 on goals by Brad Richardson, Mike Santorelli, Chris Higgins, and Zack Kassian. Joe Thornton and Mike Brown scored for San Jose.

Katie Holmes's tabloid connection  TMZ has reported that actor Tom Cruise's legal team has accused ex-wife Katie Holmes of being in cahoots with tabloids. It came in a defamation action against In Touch and Life & Style.

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