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A reference drawing included in the bid package for remediation work at a decommissioned bunker at Nanaimo Military Camp. (SNC Lavalin/Government of Canada image)

Contaminated soil will be cleaned up around Cold War-era bunker in Nanaimo

Federal government puts out tender for remediation project expected to cost at least $1 million

 

Ceremonies take place across Greater Victoria to mark Remembrance Day, including the largest, at the cenotaph in downtown Victoria at the legislative grounds. (Black Press file photo)

Veterans enraged at Victoria suggestion to seek refunds from DND, Veteran’s Affairs for Remembrance Day

The Victoria Remembrance Day Committee says calling the parade a military event is ‘asinine’

 

At city hall on Thursday council voted to reach out to the Department of National Defence and Veteran’s Affairs Canada to “recover costs associate with military events in the city.” (File photo)

Victoria councillor faces criticism over suggestion to bill military for Remembrance Day

Isitt compares media coverage to an effort from those with a corporate, alt-right, neofascist agenda

 

Canada’s Chinook CH-147F medium-to heavy-lift helicopter is one of the helicopters currently providing relief work in Mali as a part of a peacekeeping mission. (Ken Allan/ RCAF Image Manager)

Greater Victoria MP Randall Garrison calls on Ottawa to extend peacekeeping mission in Mali

The Esquimalt-Sooke-Saanich MP just returned from a trip to Mali and Senegal

Canada’s Chinook CH-147F medium-to heavy-lift helicopter is one of the helicopters currently providing relief work in Mali as a part of a peacekeeping mission. (Ken Allan/ RCAF Image Manager)
A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

No new leads in 1992 Guyatt murder case

Newspaper clippings will not lead to the discovery of Shannon Guyatt’s body, says police

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced a $115 million investment into the Royal Canadian Navy.                                File contributed

Federal government announces over $115 million to Royal Canadian Navy

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan was at CFB Esquimalt to announce missile system upgrades

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced a $115 million investment into the Royal Canadian Navy.                                File contributed
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced a $115 million investment in to the Royal Canadian Navy. File contributed

Federal government announces over $115 million to Royal Canadian Navy

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan was at Victoria’s CFB Esquimalt to announce missile system upgrades

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced a $115 million investment in to the Royal Canadian Navy. File contributed
Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation

Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation

Closure believed to be linked to something found at DND site

Metchosin construction site closed for police investigation
A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)

UPDATED: Materials linked to 1992 Colwood murder found at construction site in Metchosin

West Shore RCMP investigating to determine if relevant to the old case

A Department of National Defence contractor discovered materials linked to a 1992 Colwood murder at the Rocky Point site in Metchosin. (Google Maps)
Lt.-Col. Angela James serves as a chaplain in the Canadian Navy, stationed at CFB Esquimalt. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Breaking boundaries: Canadian woman serves the military and God

There are only 235 chaplains in regular Canadian forces. Forty are women.

Lt.-Col. Angela James serves as a chaplain in the Canadian Navy, stationed at CFB Esquimalt. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Using a laptop for personal use while on safety watch has cost a local sailor a small fine, a military court martial determined this week. iStock photo

Navy member pleads guilty to using personal device while on duty watch

Master Seaman Harrison Baycroft admits in court martial to using his laptop at the time

Using a laptop for personal use while on safety watch has cost a local sailor a small fine, a military court martial determined this week. iStock photo
Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Songhees Nation, Royal Roads plan for future of Colwood site

Framework agreement outlines objectives for DND site if ownership is passed to Songhees Nation

Allan Cahoon, Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor, and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam signed a framework agreement Tuesday that outlines some objectives for the Colwood site. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)