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Mayor: Courtenay is still safe

Bob Wells reassuring residents in the wake of two shootings in two days

Edmonton murder trial hears toddler went from chunky, happy to skin and bones

19-month old Anthony Joseph Raine was left to die outside a church, the court heard

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US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis

Leaders say they ‘face the task of rooting the evil of sexual abuse from the church’

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange

The 47-year-old Assange was evicted on April 11 from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London

Berwick cancels proposed $50M seniors facility in Parksville

Project would have housed approximately 250 seniors, staffed 150 employees and included a daycare

Likely first targets of plastics ban? Styrofoam takeout boxes and straws

The process to implement a federal ban on a product usually taking two to four years

Petitioners concede no conflict against Strathcona Regional District director

Case had brought several Cortes Island issues to a halt at regional district since January

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District workers going on strike

CUPE 118 members take action over “unfair” treatment of casual and temporary workers

  • Jun 10, 2019

Farm fields catch fire in Nanaimo

Crews from North Cedar and Cranberry volunteer fire departments called to Brightman Road

Developer looks to demolish building remnants of downtown Victoria fire

Victoria staff recommend demolishing the former Plaza Hotel ‘as soon as possible’

Home invader chased out of Oak Bay residence

K-9, forensics employed to find intruder

Province announces $157-million project to replace Nanaimo jail

Site clearing to begin this summer adjacent to current prison location

UPDATE: Crews continue to battle Read Island wildfire

Fire burning in dense forest and mountainous terrain

Canada ‘closely following’ reports of attacks on journalists in Russia: Freeland

Prominent investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was beaten and kept in custody for 12 hours without a lawyer

Couples struggling to conceive are better off not smoking pot: Canadian doctor

Large studies on whether cannabis use is linked to reduced fertility are needed

Man allegedly attacks multiple people at Okanagan Sikh Temple

RCMP say the alleged assault isn’t believed to be religiously motivated