Who will be the next leader of the BC Liberals? 6th candidate joins race

Renee Merrifield is shown in an image from the BC Liberal Caucus website. Renee Merrifield is shown in an image from the BC Liberal Caucus website.

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German vote nearly even for Merkel's bloc, Social Democrats

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's bloc in the country's parliamentary election, a vote that will determine who succeeds the long-time leader after 16 years in power, exit polls showed. Officials from both parties said they hope to lead the next government.