News for Youse: Trudeau steps up, truck company burns, and Obama and Romney square off
Trudeau enters race This evening, Papineau MP Justin Trudeau will be in Vancouver after announcing yesterday that he is a candidate for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada.
Trucking company burns An explosion and fire at Langley-based Johnson Trucking Ltd. sent a man to hospital and destroyed much of the business.
Kootenays police shooting The Independent Investigations Office is looking into police use of force in connection with a carjacking in Yahk, B.C., which resulted in the suspect being taken to hospital.
Prices up, volumes down Royal LePage has reported that the average home price rose between 1.8 percent to 4.8 percent in the third quarter of this year, but noted that sales volumes have fallen sharply.
Albert Chrétien mystery solved The remains of a B.C. man who went missing a year-and-a-half ago in Nevada, Albert Chrétien, have been found in the bush 11 kilometres away from where he left his wife, Rita, in a vehicle. She miraculously survived for seven weeks before being rescued.
Presidential debate Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will square off in Denver tonight in their first televised debate.
Baseball cliffhanger The Major League Baseball regular season ends tonight with two pennants still up for grabs. More information is available here.