News for Youse: Burnaby residents gather, violence highlighted, and Bieber fans go crazy
Pipeline plan condemned Approximately 300 people gathered at a town-hall meeting last night in Burnaby. Mayor Derek Corrigan expressed his opposition to Kinder Morgan Canada's plan to twin its pipeline from the Alberta tar sands to the Lower Mainland, which would result in more than 300 supertanker shipments through the harbour.
Murray highlights environment Vancouver Quadra MP Joyce Murray has told the Georgia Straight that if she runs for the federal Liberal leadership, she will offer a "strong environmental platform" to the members.
Government highlights domestic violence The province has released an action plan to tackle domestic violence.
Canada helps African famine victims While in Senegal, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has pledged $20 million to help people in the Sahel area of Africa, which has suffered a devastating famine.
Turkey delays Syrian plane Turkey's prime minister has claimed that a plane bound for Syria from Russia was holding ammunition and military gear when it was forced to land in his country.
Vice-presidential candidates debate Tonight, Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan will hold their only televised debate during the 2012 election campaign.
Justin Bieber fans go crazy The Biebs created a frenzy last night at Rogers Arena, thrilling his teenage fans. But one devotee upset admirers of former Canuck Rick Rypien by scrawling a heart around his photo at a public memorial outside the stadium.
Lance Armstrong's team exposed The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released a massive amount of documentation, including statements from 11 former teammates of cyclist Lance Armstrong, detailing how his U.S. Postal Service squad engaged in rampant cheating during the period when he won seven Tour de France titles.