News for Youse: Canucks fundraising jeopardized, Sarah McLachlan performs, and insider attacks
NHL lockout Club owners cancelled hockey training camp after the NHL and its players couldn't reach a deal by a September 15 deadline.
Canucks fundraising jeopardized The Canucks for Kids Fund, which generated funds through 50/50 ticket sales at NHL games, could take a hit because of the hockey lockout; since 1995, it has contributed $23 million to Canuck Place Children's Hospice, $1.25 million to B.C. Children's Hospital, and $650,000 to the Canucks Autism Network.
Sarah McLachlan sings Former U.S. president Bill Clinton, Stevie Nicks, Bryan Adams, and Jann Arden were among those who joined Sarah McLachlan at her Voices in the Park festival in Stanley Park, which raised money for music education. Alexander Varty's review is available here.
Housing demonstration Hundreds of people joined the annual march for women's housing in the Downtown Eastside yesterday.
Insider attack Afghan insurgents wearing U.S. Army uniforms attacked the NATO base where Prince Harry is stationed, destroying six jets and killing two Marines. That was followed by the deaths of four NATO troops in another insider attack in Zabol province.
U.S. staff removed The Obama administration has ordered nonessential employees to leave U.S. embassies in Sudan and Tunisia as angry mobs continue demonstrating against an anti-Islamic film made by American Christians with no connection to the government.
Royals in Borneo The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a research station in Borneo as news of Kate's topless photos, which were published by French and Irish newspapers, continued getting coverage over the weekend.
Dan Savage honoured Straight sex-advice columnist Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller won the Governors Award last night at the Creative Arts Emmys for the It Gets Better Project, which offered encouragement to LGBT kids.