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B.C. children's rep threatens ex-staffer with legal action after speaking out about boy's death

B.C. children's rep threatens ex-staffer with legal action after speaking out about boy's death

Jason Gratl says his client, Jody Bauche, is legally protected to speak about matters of Dontay Patrick Lucas’s death.
B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

The nursing ratios will be a first for Canada, says B.C.'s health minister.
Hillside store closing as Body Shop Canada files for bankruptcy protection

Hillside store closing as Body Shop Canada files for bankruptcy protection

The Canadian subsidiary of the international cosmetics brand announced Friday that it will immediately begin liquidating almost a third of its 105 stores
Section of Hillside Avenue closed after pedestrian killed

Section of Hillside Avenue closed after pedestrian killed

Hillside Avenue between Blanshard and Douglas streets will likely remained closed for several hours, police said
Police release pickup photo in connection with pedestrian hit by car in Nanaimo

Police release pickup photo in connection with pedestrian hit by car in Nanaimo

The RCMP asked for the public’s help in identifying the driver and registered owner of the pickup
Mill Bay school mourns Grade 12 student killed in highway crash

Mill Bay school mourns Grade 12 student killed in highway crash

A critical-incident team from the school district has been at the Shawnigan-Mill Bay Road school since shortly after the incident to support students and staff
Two arrested at Vancouver airport in connection with Saanich scam cases

Two arrested at Vancouver airport in connection with Saanich scam cases

A man and woman from Quebec were arrested in the “grandparent scam” that cost two Saanich residents a total of $27,000 this week
Pedestrian dead after being struck by a vehicle in Sooke

Pedestrian dead after being struck by a vehicle in Sooke

Sooke RCMP is investigating after the woman was struck by a vehicle around 5:30 a.m. in the 6900-block of Sooke Rd.
Police release image of suspect vehicle in Port Alberni hit-and-run

Police release image of suspect vehicle in Port Alberni hit-and-run

The dark grey Hyundai Tucson SUV is believed to have struck a 15-year-old who had just exited a school bus
Fentanyl gummies, safe-supply Dilaudid found in Campbell River search

Fentanyl gummies, safe-supply Dilaudid found in Campbell River search

Police seized more than 3,500 Dilaudid pills, including evidence that the pills had been obtained through safe-supply prescriptions