News for Youse: Nathan Cullen muzzling, Ron Bencze sentenced, and Paralympics begin
Cullen obstructed NDP MP Nathan Cullen has intervenor status at the Joint Review Panel reviewing the Northern Gateway Project, but he says the federal government is trying to block him from asking questions about fisheries risk assessments or inquiring about Enbridge's oil spill in Michigan in 2010.
Bencze sentenced Former Global TV reporter Ron Bencze has been sent to jail for four years after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a boy over seven-and-a-half years.
James jaunts Integrity B.C. has revealed that former acting chief electoral officer Craig James billed taxpayers $43,295 in travel expenses over less than four months after changing the rules to authorize business-class airfare.
Government strike This morning, union officials will outline plans for a one-day B.C. government and ICBC strike on Wednesday (September 5).
Abbott hints at departure Education Minister George Abbott gave CKNW's Gord MacDonald a very strong hint yesterday that he won't seek reelection, saying he's been in public life for 32 years and there are other things he would like to do.
Kitten investigation The SPCA has asked for help from the public after six newborn kittens were found abandoned inside a cooler on a Surrey sidewalk near Whalley Boulevard and 108 Avenue.
Paralympics begin There are 42 B.C. athletes, including flag bearer and wheelchair rugby player Garett Hickling, on the Canadian team at the Paralympics. The Games open today in London.
Hurricane arrives Half a million people are without electricity, according to a CNN report, after Hurricane Isaac arrived in southeastern Louisiana.
Voting with dementia Liberal senator Joyce Fairbairn voted 12 times after being diagnosed with dementia, according to a Postmedia report.
Warhol soup Campbell's plans to sell 1.2 million cans of "special-edition" cans of tomato soup featuring artist Andy Warhol's famous interpretation of the label. They'll cost 75 cents each at Target stores.