News for Youse: David Eby versus the premier, dyslexia ruling, and Katie Holmes likes cheap plonk
Eby versus Clark The long-time spokesperson and executive director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, David Eby, will run for the NDP for a second time against Premier Christy Clark in Vancouver–Point Grey.
Court decision on dyslexia The Supreme Court of Canada has released a decision in favour of North Vancouver parent Frederick Moore, who claimed that his son Jeffrey was discriminated against in Grade 2 when the North Vancouver school board eliminated a diagnostic program for dyslexic children. Moore enrolled his son in private school and sued for the costs.
Investigators examine New West shooting The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has dispatched a team to look into the death of a man outside the Starlight Casino yesterday morning after he was shot by a New West police officer.
New York fuel rationing In the wake of Superstorm Sandy and a brutal Nor'easter, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that gasoline will be rationed in his city.
New Anglican archbishop Former oil executive Justin Welby, 56, has been named as the new Archbishop of Canterbury by British prime minister David Cameron.
Putin fires defence minister In the wake of a corruption scandal, Russian president Vladimir Putin has canned Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.
Katie likes cheap plonk Actor Katie Holmes told the New York Times that she likes drinking wine out of a box because she thinks it tastes good and it's easier to open.