News for Youse: Nordstrom coming to Pacific Centre, Telus wins in court, and ambassador killed
Nordstrom coming Seattle-based retailer Nordstrom is expected to announce tomorrow (September 13) that it's opening four stores in Canada in 2015, including one in the Sears location in Pacific Centre in downtown Vancouver.
Ambassador killed President Barack Obama has strongly condemned an attack on the U.S. diplomatic office in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans, including the ambassador, Chris Stevens.
Telus wins in court The province's largest company, Telus, has won a B.C. Supreme Court victory over minority shareholder Mason Capital Management LLC and CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. They tried to block the telecommunications giant from merging its voting and nonvoting stock into one class of shares. The decision is available here.
UBC research hampered CBC News has reported that the B.C. government is preventing UBC's Therapeutics Initiative from examining data, which it relies on to conduct evidence-based evaluations of prescription drugs.
Food scraps expanded The City of Vancouver has made it easier for people in houses or duplexes to recycle food scraps—now, they can add meat, fish, bones, dairy, break, cooked items, and food-soiled paper to the uncooked fruits, vegetables, coffee grounds, teabags, and egg shells that are currently part of the Food Scraps programs. Details are available here.
Panama beats Canada The Canadian men's soccer team lost a crucial match 2-0 in Panama City, reducing its hope of making it to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Clooney still connected Actor George Clooney's rpresentative, Stan Rosenfield, has denied a published report that his boss has broken up with his girlfriend, Stacy Keibler. Details are available here.