Victoria city councillor pays 'ransom' to get out of SPCA lockup

!Victoria Coun. Charlayne Thornton-Joe spent the day locked in a BC SPCA dog kennel, along with Maximus, to raise money for the organization as part of Paws for a Cause. - Drew McLachlan/News staff
  • posted Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Charlayne Thornton-Joe spends day in dog kennel in BCSPCA fundraiser


Two-week truce in B.C. teachers strike proposed by province

  • updated Aug 27, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Pause in picketing would allow schools to open on time, open window for mediation if BCTF agrees


(VIDEO) Mulcair says NDP government would hold national missing women inquiry

  • updated Aug 27, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has rejected calls for an inquiry into the 1,181 cases, calling it 'crime' and not a 'sociological phenomenon'


Will Shomi defeat Netflix? Can it? (VIDEO)

  • updated Aug 27, 2014 at 10:47 AM

Rogers Media president Keith Pelley says Shomi's user interface and content offering 'is better' than its competition's.


BCTF, Fassbender meet as teachers strike threatens to delay school start

  • updated Aug 27, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Meeting comes on cusp of new school year as government, union spar over mediation, escape hatch from next court ruling

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