News for Youse: Moe Gill's bullying allegation, Mayencourt comeback, Roman Hamrlik slams Fehr
Moe Gill says he was bullied Abbotsford councillor Moe Gill has claimed that he was bullied by a B.C. Liberal representative to run in Abbotsford-Mission instead of Abbotsford South, where the party wanted criminologist Darryl Plecas to be the candidate.
Mayencourt launches comeback Former B.C. Liberal MLA Lorne Mayencourt has announced that he will run against former mayor Sam Sullivan for his party's nomination in Vancouver–False Creek.
City sued over ticketing homeless Pivot Legal Society is backing a formerly homeless man, Clarence Taylor, in his charter challenge against three Vancouver bylaws that allow people to be ticketed for sleeping on public property and for building makeshift shelters.
Gaza ceasefire holds...so far Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi received a public thank you from U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton for helping to bring about a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians.
China's manufacturing grows The China-HSBC Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index has reached a 13-month high, suggesting that China's manufacturing industry has increased its output, stemming fears of a major economic slowdown.
Poll puts Conservatives in lead A new poll by Nanos Research shows the federal Conservatives are supported by 33.8 percent, compared to 29 percent for the Liberals and 27.2 percent for the NDP.
Liberal MP apologizes to Alberta MPs David McGuinty has stepped down as his party's energy critic and apologized after claiming that Alberta MPs weren't interested in working in the national interest—and this was demonstrated by the amount of attention they give to fossil fuels over renewable forms of energy.
Paul Martin promotes aboriginal education Former prime minister Paul Martin will be at the Britannia secondary school auditorium this morning to announce a partnership with the Vancouver school board to help students in the Grade 11 and 12 Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program.
School designer chosen The New Westminster school district has chosen Yellowridge Design Build to oversee the design-build component for a new $13.5-million elementary school on the site of the former St. Mary's Hospital. More details are available here.
Dissension among NHL players Washington Capitals defenceman Roman Hamrlik has told a Czech newspaper that he's "disgusted" by the amount of money lost during the NHL lockout and says that Donald Fehr should quit as the union's executive director.
Chevy Chase quits The producer of the NBC show Community and actor Chevy Chase have reached a "mutual agreement" that he will no longer appear on the program following a temper tantrum last month in which he reportedly used the N-word.