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FILE - Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Istanbul, on April 10, 2016. Gulsen, whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, has been arrested Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” over a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter was taken away for questioning from her home in Istanbul and was formally arrested late on Thursday before being taken to a prison pending her trial.(Depo Photos via AP, File)

Turkish pop star jailed over joke about religious schools

Gulsen Colakoglu in custody on charges of ‘inciting hatred’

 

File photo (Jill Hayward photo)

Gang of turkeys attacks B.C. man, breaking both his hips and a finger

RCMP told the birds are scheduled to ‘receive the death penalty for their crimes’

 

The Oak Bay Marina and Marina Dockside Eatery are pictured on a sunny day in July 2022. Community network ReconciliACTION Oak Bay said extending the current lease by Oak Bay Marine Group allows for meaningful reconciliation to happen in developing the 30-year plan for the site. (Photo by ER Kilpatrick)

Oak Bay Marina lease extended 5 years to allow for ‘meaningful consultation’

Renewal helps facilitate meaningful reconciliation, crafting of 30-year site plan

 

Our Place Society volunteers and cooks Liina Mynttinen and Mike Radovanovic with one of their Thanksgiving meals for their clients. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Our Place Society Thanksgiving meal creates bonds of family, despite lack of volunteers

Meals were served cafeteria-style by a team of six kitchen staff

Our Place Society volunteers and cooks Liina Mynttinen and Mike Radovanovic with one of their Thanksgiving meals for their clients. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Christie’s Carriage House Pub is one of many Victoria restaurants serving up a dish-free Thanksgiving meal this holiday Monday. Christie’s meal costs $17 and is available for dine-in or take-out. (Facebook/Christies Carriage House Pub)

Greater Victoria restaurants offer takeout and dine-in Thanksgiving dinners

Here’s where to go for a dish-free, last-minute traditional meal

Christie’s Carriage House Pub is one of many Victoria restaurants serving up a dish-free Thanksgiving meal this holiday Monday. Christie’s meal costs $17 and is available for dine-in or take-out. (Facebook/Christies Carriage House Pub)
Wild turkeys in Beaver Valley head for cover as Thanksgiving weekend approaches. Jim Bailey photo.

10 facts about the unsung hero of Thanksgiving

Did you know that wild turkeys can run up to 19 km an hour?

Wild turkeys in Beaver Valley head for cover as Thanksgiving weekend approaches. Jim Bailey photo.
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