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Architect of Telus's success, Darren Entwistle, stepping out of CEO role|
Darren Entwistle is stepping down as chief executive of Telus Corp, but his influence in running the company he built from a regional telephone service into a $25-billion national wireless player will remain.
After 14 years as president and CEO, Entwistle announced Monday that he is taking on the executive chairman’s role at the company he helped mould into one of Canada’s three major telecommunications companies, alongside Rogers and Bell.
Christy Clark says B.C. can rival Alberta as energy exporter with LNG to Asia|
OTTAWA — Premier Christy Clark is projecting B.C. will rival energy giant Alberta in terms of “contribution to Canada” once the province starts exporting liquefied natural gas to Asia.
Clark is preaching the gospel of natural gas exports in Ottawa with a large delegation that includes energy industry business people and a few First Nations leaders.
Transit Police launch campaign to protect Metro Vancouver bus drivers from being assaulted|
Transit Police have launched a new campaign warning the public “don’t touch the operator” after two Metro Vancouver bus drivers were the target of separate violent and unprovoked assaults in March.
The campaign, which was officially launched at a news conference Monday morning, is the latest move by authorities intent on better protecting the men and women who move Metro Vancouver’s commuting masses.
How a British sniper killed six Taliban with one bullet|
A British sniper in Afghanistan killed six insurgents with a single bullet after hitting the trigger switch of a suicide bomber whose device then exploded, The Daily Telegraph has learned.The 20-year-old marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, hit his target from 930 yards (850 metres), killing the suicide bomber and five others around him caught in the blast.
Union Gospel Mission refit to provide 24-7 haven for Downtown Eastside women|
Vancouver’s Union Gospel Mission is refitting the second floor of its Women and Families Centre as a round-the-clock safe haven for women trying to kick booze and drugs.UGM spokeswoman Keela Keeping said women on the Downtown Eastside who are trying to get clean and sober need a place to transition after the harrowing, gut-wrenching ordeal of detox.
Telus CEO Entwistle to step aside|
Darren Entwistle is steppinig aside as president and CEO of Telus Corp. (TSX:T), one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies.
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International court orders Japan to temporarily stop Antarctic whaling program|
The International Court of Justice on Monday ordered a temporary halt to Japan's Antarctic whaling program, ruling that it is not for scientific purposes as the Japanese government had claimed.
Australia had sued Japan at the U.N.'s highest court for resolving disputes between nations in hopes of ending whaling in the icy Southern Ocean.