News for Youse: Joyce Murray runs, SARS-like virus emerges, and Mark Carney moves on

Joyce Murray enters Liberal race As expected, Vancouver Quadra MP Joyce Murray has officially declared herself a candidate in the Liberal leadership contest, calling for cooperation with the Greens and NDP.

Warning over SARS-like virus Provincial health officer Perry Kendall has alerted B.C. doctors and hospital officials to remain vigilant about a SARS-like virus. It has resulted in two deaths in the Middle East and caught the attention of the World Health Organization.

No Springsteen at McCartney show The Boss did not perform at the Paul McCartney show last night at B.C. Place, but the Delta Police Pipe Band made an appearance during the encore.

Killing suspect arrested in Surrey The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has announced that it has a 54-year-old male in custody in connection with the stabbing death of 35-year-old Jeremy McLellan last night in Surrey.

Study declares smoking rots brain A study published in the journal Age and Ageing by King's College researchers indicates that smoking is "significantly associated with cognitive decline". More details are available here.

Judge orders Rob Ford to quit Toronto mayor Rob Ford must vacate the mayor's office after a judge ruled that he violated conflict-of-interest legislation in connection with a charity in which he had a pecuniary interest.

Mark Carney takes a new job Mark Carney will become the governor of the Bank of England on July 1 less than five-and-a-half years into his seven-year mandate as the governor of the Bank of Canada. He will remain chairman of the Financial Stability Board.

By-elections held in three ridings Voters are going to the polls today in the federal ridings of Victoria, Calgary Centre, and Durham to replace one NDP MP and two Conservative MPs who've resigned since the 2011 election.

Morsi will meet judges Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi will talk to judges in the wake of protests over his decree granting him near-absolute powers.

Argos win Grey Cup The hometown Toronto Argonauts decisively defeated the Calgary Stampeders 35-22 to win the 100th Grey Cup.

Harper meets the Biebs Justin Bieber has come under fire for his white-trash attire after sidling up in overalls to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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