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A chariot awaits if Emerson the wayward elephant seal decides to hit the road

A chariot awaits if Emerson the wayward elephant seal decides to hit the road

Fisheries and Oceans Canada on Tuesday delivered a shiny new trailer designed with Emerson in mind to Oak Bay Marina
Officer describes chaotic scene that preceded fatal police shooting

Officer describes chaotic scene that preceded fatal police shooting

“Even now, I can’t think of what we would have done next had she not appeared there and Ron hadn’t fired. I was out of options,” Insp. Drew Robertson testified.
Updated: Police safely apprehend ‘distraught’ woman from a home in Squamish

Updated: Police safely apprehend ‘distraught’ woman from a home in Squamish

After an incident that drew heavy law enforcement presence, the woman was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Animal rescuer questions reports wolf dog in Coombs area has been killed

Animal rescuer questions reports wolf dog in Coombs area has been killed

Rumours are circulating that the animal, believed to have attacked dogs, has been shot and killed
Plant apologizes for news release after winning NDP nomination for Saanich-Gulf Islands

Plant apologizes for news release after winning NDP nomination for Saanich-Gulf Islands

The release, which was later retracted, said 69-year-old May was ‘challenged to keep up with riding duties’ due to poor health, and could resign
'A blank stare': Victoria officer in fatal 2019 police shooting in shock, public hearing told

'A blank stare': Victoria officer in fatal 2019 police shooting in shock, public hearing told

Ron Kirkwood faces allegations of abuse of authority in relation to firing an ARWEN gun at Lisa Rauch and neglect of duty in connection with his lack of documentation of the fatal shooting.
Lawyer says RCMP bullying claims in Surrey policing case could cause 'undue' concern

Lawyer says RCMP bullying claims in Surrey policing case could cause 'undue' concern

VANCOUVER — A B.C.
Fairy Creek protester released pending appeal of 60-day sentence

Fairy Creek protester released pending appeal of 60-day sentence

The appeal’s primary argument will be that Gladue sentencing principles were improperly applied in Angela Davidson’s case, says her lawyer
Two new blocks of Indigenous affordable housing open in Sooke

Two new blocks of Indigenous affordable housing open in Sooke

The complex contains 170 below-market rental units in two buildings on Drennan Street
B.C. secures eight new sites for middle-income rental housing scheme

B.C. secures eight new sites for middle-income rental housing scheme

LANGLEY, B.C. — British Columbia has secured eight new sites for its BC Builds program, in which land owned by the province, non-profits or community groups is pre-zoned to build middle-income rental housing.