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First Nation ‘disappointed’ in top court’s consultation ruling

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that federal ministers do not have to consult Indigenous groups when drafting legislation.

UPDATE: RCMP find suspected getaway vehicle after assault in Qualicum Beach

SUV found near ‘Tent City’ in Nanaimo

  • Oct 12th, 2018

RCMP see ‘alarming’ rise in thefts from vehicles in Nanaimo

Police counted twice as many thefts from vehicles in September 2018 as September 2017

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Celebrating pot at the Legislature
New York drops part of criminal case against Harvey Weinstein
Money laundering probe
AFN national chief suggests moving Trans Mountain pipeline route

Homeless campers packing to leave private Saanich property

Camp Namegans agreed to leave by Oct. 12 after 10-day stay

North Islanders call for cell service in gaping Island Highway hole

With a few exceptions, service mostly non-existent between Campbell River and Port McNeill

FortisBC says work to restore gas service will continue into weekend

The utility company, which distributes gas to about one million B.C. locations, said that until the damaged 36-inch gas line in Prince George is repaired, gas supply will continue to be constrained

Logging beetle-killed wood bad for small, at risk fisher: B.C. forest board

FPB chair Kevin Kriese said a special investigation was launched after two trappers filed a complaint

Just 20 per cent of supportive housing promised by province in use

Province promised $291 million to build 2,000 homes across British Columbia in 2017

Pope accepts Washington cardinal’s resignation amid scandal

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock.

Neighbour assaulted after interrupting Parksville break-in

RCMP looking for white Mitsubishi after Oct. 11 incident

Victoria police seek to reunite hundreds of stolen items

Drugs, cash also discovered during police search Oct. 4

Whale tale: Victoria activists stage orca vigil for J35

Group calls on government to fund wild salmon hatcheries, invoke emergency measures in Species at Risk Act

VIDEO: Crane pulls sick sea lion off Ucluelet beach

The large animal was transported to the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre.

East side Malahat community say new turnaround increases risk of collision

New turnaround’s poor sight lines and high speed of oncoming traffic leave drivers feeling unsafe

Sea lion suffering from gunshot to the head rescued off B.C. coast

“It does look like there’s some pretty serious metal density in his skull.”

Goldstream Park campground remains closed

The Ministry of Environment won’t say why or when it will reopen

District of Saanich tells mayor’s slate to stop flyer distribution

Saanich’s chief election officer says United for Slate brochure may confuse voters

B.C. piano teacher facing 5 more sex-related charges

Dmytro Kubyshkin is facing 15 charges in total