News for Youse: Richard Weinberger wins bronze, unemployment rises, Natives protest
Canadian bronze Surrey-born Richard Weinberger, now a resident of Victoria, has won an Olympic bronze medal in the men’s 10-kilometre marathon swimming race.
Sinclair won't recant Burnaby native and Canadian women's soccer team captain Christine Sinclair has stood by her earlier remarks criticizing the referee after her team lost the semifinal to the United States.
Iran war? Israel's best-selling daily paper, Yedioth Ahronoth, has reported that the country's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, wants to attack Iran's nuclear sites before the U.S. election in November, but he doesn't have sufficient support in cabinet to do this.
Traffic jam Musqueam First Nation members are expected to block traffic on the Arthur Laing Bridge to highlight their opposition to a real-estate development on a site where human remains were found.
Gurdwara memorial A large number of mourners, including U.S. attorney general Eric Holder, are attending a memorial service for the six victims of a murderous shooting spree at a Wisconsin Sikh temple.
Food shortage The president of Food Banks B.C., Marilyn Hermann, has told CKNW Radio that this is one of the worst years ever because Christmas donations, which usually last through September, are largely gone.
Soccer IPO The price of the world's most valuable soccer team, Manchester United, was cut to $14 per share before it began trading today on the New York Stock Exchange.