News for Youse: Enbridge opposed, RCMP sued, and Jason Kenney called "not credible"
Enbridge opposed An Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has revealed that 35 percent of British Columbians "completely oppose" Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, while another 24 percent are against it but could change their mind, depending on economic or environmental considerations.
RCMP suit proceeds A class-action harassment lawsuit brought by a 19-year veteran of the force, Janet Merlo—and supported by hundreds of current and former Mounties—begins today in B.C. Supreme Court.
Mayor bypasses parade Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson has announced that he won't participate in this year's Pride parade because he's going on a trade junket to London with representatives of more than two dozen local companies.
Saving foreskins The Canadian Foreskin Awareness Project is holding a series of events during Pride Week, including a rally at 3 p.m. on Saturday (August 4) at the Vancouver Art Gallery, to generate more opposition to circumcision.
Annan quits The former secretary general of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, has resigned as joint special envoy for Syria as a civil war intensifies between rebels and the government led by Bashar al-Assad.
Conrad Black letter More than 80 Ontario lawyers have signed a letter to Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney alleging that it was "not credible" when he claimed not to have any input into the granting of a visitor's visa to convicted felon Conrad Black.
Native program's jeopardized The federal government has changed the terms for grants under the Cultural Connections for Aboriginal Youth Program, leaving organizers of the Knowledgeable Aboriginal Youth Association and Renfrew Collingwood Aboriginal Youth Canoe Club wondering if they're still eligible for funding.
Fireworks arrests Three people were arrested at last night's Honda Celebration of Light, which featured an English Bay fireworks display by Brazil.