News for Youse: Parti Quebecois leading, Nazi memorabilia sold, and Bain Capital subpoenaed
PQ poised to win The website ThreeHundredEight.com has forecast the Parti Québécois will will between 57 and 63 seats in Quebec's 125-seat National Assembly in tomorrow's (September 4) election. The Liberals are predicted to come second and the Coalition Avenir Quebec is expected to come in third place.
Nazi memorabilia sold The Royal City Record has revealed that the Star of David–wearing owner of Westley Military Surplus in New Westminster, Pauly Benton, has defended selling goods with Nazi insignias. He says that he's of Jewish ancestry.
Dead body found Firefighters discovered a deceased elderly woman in a 22nd-storey apartment in Sunset Towers in the West End after a fire gutted her suite.
Visa delay CBC has reported that at least 100 foreign students can't attend UBC this September because of federal government delays in getting them visas to study in Canada.
Bain Capital subpoenaed Bain Capital LLC—founded by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney—is one of several private-equity firms that have been subpoenaed by New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman, according to BusinessWeek magazine. More information is available here.
Pirate Bay cofounder arrested Gottfrid Swartholm has been captured in Phnom Penh, Cambodia after fleeing from Sweden, where he was sentenced to one year in prison for violating that country's copyright law.
Hobbit returns The Los Angeles Times has reported that director Peter Jackson's third Hobbit film, which was shot in 3-D, will open on July 18, 2014.
Downtown Eastside indie music The seven-hour Victory Square Block Party went off without a hitch yesterday with performances by Weed, the Ballantynes, Mode Moderne, Korean Gut, Too High Crew, DJ Jonny Was, Love Cuts, and Blue Whistling Horse drummer Ian Bee.