News for Youse: 9/11 memorials, Denman Theatre closing, and Angelina sees Syrian refugees
9/11 commemorated There are a series of events across North America to remember the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States.
Denman theatre closing The owners of the Denman Place Cinema have told the Georgia Straight that the building owner will not renew their lease at the end of the month, even though they spent a significant sum investing in improvements.
Transit tussle Three members of the Fire This Time Movement for Social Justice have alleged they were assaulted by transit police while handing out their free paper at the Metrotown SkyTrain station on August 31.
Police investigated On its first day of operation, the new Independent Investigations Office has launched a probe into a fatal shooting near Prince George involving an RCMP officer.
SFU strike vote CUPE 3338 members have announced a strike vote will be held from September 25 to 27, citing concerns over job security, inflation protection, and wages.
Fire coming under control The B.C. government has reported that the Trepanier Creek fire northwest of Peachland is 75 percent contained, thanks in part to a break in the weather, and hundreds of residents have been able to return to their homes.
Angelina meets refugees Film star Angelina Jolie—who happens to be a special envoy for the U.N. High Commissioner on Refugees—met with Syrians who fled to a camp in Jordan. More information is available here. Earlier this year, Jolie donated $100,000 to help Syrian refugees.
Seguin signed The Boston Bruins have inked a six-year, $34.5-million contract extension with 20-year-old Tyler Seguin, who scored 29 goals and added 38 assists last year.