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Second OBPD discrimination complaint filed

 Former school liaison officer awaiting approval of complaintThe News has learned that…

Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom

Lekstrom back in B.C. Liberal fold

Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom has been welcomed back to the…

Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom

Fatal fate awaits new rabbits at UVic

There are fewer burrows, a lot less road kill and only the…

A Saanich police forensics officer looks for clues on the beach at McNeill Bay Wednesday night after a woman's body washed up on shore. Police confirmed Thursday that suicide was the cause of death of Oak Bay resident Mary Grant.

UPDATE: Police talked to woman hours before body found in McNeill Bay

Body of Mary Grant, 67, washed ashore in Oak Bay; suicide suspected

A Saanich police forensics officer looks for clues on the beach at McNeill Bay Wednesday night after a woman's body washed up on shore. Police confirmed Thursday that suicide was the cause of death of Oak Bay resident Mary Grant.
Fight HST organizer Chris Delaney (background) prepares to speak to an eclectic group of protesters outside the Vancouver convention centre.

New premier gears up for HST vote

Premier-designate Christy Clark chaired her first caucus meeting in Vancouver Wednesday afternoon,…

Fight HST organizer Chris Delaney (background) prepares to speak to an eclectic group of protesters outside the Vancouver convention centre.

Wind leaves thousands without power on South Island

Wednesday’s windstorm left thousands of residents without power and put a halt…

Police in B.C. have wide discretion to impose fines and impound vehicles for suspected impaired driving.

Roadside penalty appeals considered

VICTORIA – The B.C. government is considering an appeal period for drivers…

Police in B.C. have wide discretion to impose fines and impound vehicles for suspected impaired driving.

CPR Steamship info session

The Provincial Capital Commission is hosting an open house to showcase the…

  • Mar 1, 2011

Man dies after early-morning crash in Saanich

A young View Royal man is dead following a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning in Saanich.

Winds expected to wreak havoc across the region

The B.C. coast is expected to be hit by a Class 1…

  • Mar 1, 2011

POLICE BRIEFS: Price of copper leads to crime trend

The increasing price of copper has manifested itself on the Victoria crime…

  • Mar 1, 2011
Eleven-year-old friends Olivia Galick

Snow removal required all hands on deck in Victoria

By Monday morning, Victoria public works crews had the snow mostly cleared…

Eleven-year-old friends Olivia Galick
Victoria Salmon Kings fans identifying themselves as two of seven 'morphs' and Redman

Fans left red-faced

Some fans at Victoria Salmon Kings games go all out to make…

  • Feb 27, 2011
Victoria Salmon Kings fans identifying themselves as two of seven 'morphs' and Redman
Fight HST organizer Chris Delaney (background) prepares to speak to an eclectic group of protesters outside the Vancouver convention centre.

HST protesters crash B.C. Liberal party

Fight HST brought its message to the snowy courtyard outside the Vancouver convention centre Saturday afternoon, as voting to select a new B.C. Liberal leader continued.

Fight HST organizer Chris Delaney (background) prepares to speak to an eclectic group of protesters outside the Vancouver convention centre.
Kevin Falcon speaks to reporters in Vancouver after finishing second in the B.C. Liberal leadership vote Saturday evening.

Candidates graceful in defeat

Christy Clark's three rivals put aside the disagreements of the leadership campaign…

Kevin Falcon speaks to reporters in Vancouver after finishing second in the B.C. Liberal leadership vote Saturday evening.
Christy Clark is surrounded by B.C. Liberal MLAs on stage at the Vancouver convention centre Saturday.

Clark plans transition to premier’s office

VANCOUVER – Christy Clark started her first day as premier-designate Sunday at…

Christy Clark is surrounded by B.C. Liberal MLAs on stage at the Vancouver convention centre Saturday.
Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett said it would be a 'cruel irony' if rural party members won a greater say in Saturday's leadership vote

PIN mailing delay hits B.C. Liberal race

Access code numbers mailed out to B.C. Liberal members hadn't arrived in parts of B.C. by Friday, forcing the party to try reaching thousands of members by phone so they can participate in their first-ever electronic leadership vote Saturday.

Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett said it would be a 'cruel irony' if rural party members won a greater say in Saturday's leadership vote

Flasher exposes self to girls at elementary school

Two young girls were flashed by a teen on school grounds this…

  • Feb 25, 2011

Flu numbers low – How many vaccinated not known

A patient ward at Gorge Road Hospital has been re-opened after being…

  • Feb 25, 2011

City commits $80,000 on “faint hope” of rail

Decision to delay “throwing good money after bad”: Mayor

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