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Victoria man who attacked police dog sentenced to two years in jail

Police dog Uno recovered from his injuries and later returned to work

B.C. university professor gets seven-year sentence in Slovakia

TRU instructor David Scheffel was found guilty of sexual abuse and illegal weapon possession

  • Jun 21, 2019

Multigenerational pain of residential schools lingers for many in B.C.

Cycles of substance abuse and tragedy linked to colonial policies

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‘A very scary situation’: B.C. man returns after three-day disappearance

Lorne Hamer-Jackson’s family was preparing to embark on another search when he returned

  • Jun 21, 2019

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure responds to $11 million overdraw on McKenzie Interchange project

The ministry asked the province’s treasury board for additional funding in May

Seven baby bunnies and a turtle rescued in Saanich this month

‘This is a good reminder that wildlife needs to be handled with great care,’ says Saanich PD

Three times the love: B.C. woman gives birth to identical triplets

Nelson’s Katherine van der Veen gave birth to Ainsley, Olivia and Abigail last month

Oak Bay double murder trial: Court hears second day of blood spatter evidence

Blood evidence paints a picture of violent final moments in Oak Bay apartment

As the House rises, which bills made it through — and which ones didn’t

Some of the high-profile bills that reached final votes after the beginning of last week

Elections Canada scraps social media ‘influencers’ to encourage youth vote

Ottawa Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre went so far as to call the independent agency a Liberal ‘lapdog’

QuadrigaCX founder transferred customers’ funds to his own accounts: report

Bombshell allegations draw into sharp focus several questionable business practices that preceded the shutdown

Woman sues Kelowna RCMP officer over ‘abhorrent’ interrogation in sex assault case

The woman involved in the 2012 interrogation is suing the officer and B.C.’s Minister of Justice

Royal Roads installs new president at convocation

Rick Stiebel News Staff Royal Roads University continued its tradition of honouring…

  • Jun 20, 2019

Proposed drive-thru for Saanich closer to opening

Construction could start in October pending municipal approval

Jason Kenney hands out earplugs during debate on unions’ bargaining rights

Alberta premier gives earplugs to United Conservative caucus members so they can tune out the NDP

Number of employement insurance recipients in Greater Victoria down

2,050 people across region received EI in April 2019

Largest indoor soccer training facility in B.C. coming to Langford

Facility owned by Pacific FC and will offer community programs

Alberta launches court challenge of federal carbon tax

Province wants a legal opinion on the constitutionality of Ottawa imposing the tax

B.C. oil tanker ban squeaks through final vote in Senate

Bill C-48 bars oil tankers from loading at ports on B.C’s north coast