News for Youse: Taser use declines, fires in Stanley Park, and Air Canada plans discount airline
Taser use falls The Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP has released a report showing that the deployment of conducted-energy weapons, including Tasers, fell 26.4 percent between 2009 and 2010. Find more details here.
Stanley Park fires Firefighters contained two fires in Stanley Park overnight—one in a dumpster near Malkin Bowl and a more serious blaze on the roof of the Brockton Oval clubhouse.
West End shots fired Vancouver police stopped a bullet-riddled pickup truck on the Burrard Bridge after residents in the 1300 block of Jervis Street reported hearing several gunshots shortly before 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon.
New discount airline Air Canada has announced that it will launch a discount carrier in the next couple of weeks to shuttle vacationers to holiday destinations.
Mining takeover Vancouver-based B2Gold Corp., with properties in South America, is bying CGA Mining Ltd. in a $1-billion takeover.
Same-sex couples increase Statistics Canada has reported that the number of same-sex couples nearly tripled in Canada between 2006 and 2011.
Homophobia suspension Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar will have to sit out three games after writing a homophobic slur in Spanish on the black stickers beneath his eyes.
Topless photos removed eBay has pulled photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, sunbathing topless after complaints from people who shop through the company.