Morning Headlines: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Kristy Schiewe / October 2nd, 2019

The fate of the George Massey Tunnel will be discussed today. The mayor’s task force will decide from six options.

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Metro Vancouver mayors to choose Massey Tunnel option

Metro Vancouver mayors will be reviewing options to rebuild or replace the George Massey Tunnel this afternoon.

Six options put together by the B.C. Ministry of Transportation are being discussed today, including a six-to-eight lane bridge or tunnel.

Once reviewed, the mayor’s task force will release the decision for the public’s opinion.

The review comes after the B.C. NDP’s decision to stop the previously approved 10-lane plan construction.

Sergeant-at-Arms Gary Lenz resigns from B.C. legislature

B.C.’s Sergeant-at-Arms Gary Lenz announced his resignation from the B.C. legislature Monday amidst the legislature misspending investigation.

Lenz was one of two men involved in an 18 month spending scandal after concerns came from Speaker Darryl Plecas’ report.

His resignation comes days before an expected release of another investigation into more spending allegations.

Sergeant-at-Arms Gary Lenz announced his resignation from the B.C. Legislature Monday amidst misspending scandal.

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5 children in Ontario remain missing after an Amber Alert issued Tuesday evening expired.

(Niagara Regional Police Service / Twitter)

5 children missing after Amber Alert expires have been found

The 5 children that were allegedly abducted by their father have been found safe at a rental cottage.

Five children, all under the age of 14, were last seen with their father, Ian MacDermid in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario in September.

Niagara Police believe the alleged abduction happened from their family home between September 19 to 25th, but was not discovered until Monday evening, when a missing person’s report was filed.