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Charges laid against skipper who allegedly tried to kill crew

Charges have been laid against the skipper who allegedly threatened to kill his crew while armed with a shotgun Sunday night, sparking a dramatic highseas rescue.

Skipper charged after allegedly threatening to kill crew

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Oda exits politics, regrets bill but not the juice

Oda exits politics, regrets bill but not the juice

Embattled former cabinet minister Bev Oda offered no explanation Tuesday for her decision to resign from the Harper government as she said her final farewells to political Ottawa.

Patients join Vancouver physician in challenge to health-care laws

Doctor told to stop extra billing fights for private services

For sale: one North Saanich elementary school, well-used

Saanich district asking $1.3 million for empty McTavish school property

Fish farm quarantined after virus discovered

Clayoquot Sound facility's outbreak is the company's third this year

Lawsuit challenges lethal injection of Canadian

Montana execution method cruel and unusual punishment, ACLU argues

Colwood looks to developers for sewage-system savings

Colwood city council wants to reduce sewage costs for its residents by supporting a wastewater treatment system included in the design of one of the city's largest developments.

Fugitive environmentalist vows to disrupt Japanese whaling

Paul Watson, the fugitive founder of environmental group Sea Shepherd, vowed Tuesday to continue disrupting Japan's whaling fleet when it heads for the southern oceans this winter, despite authorities in at least three countries seeking his arrest.
Pneumonia claims author Vidal at 86

Pneumonia claims author Vidal at 86

Writer Gore Vidal, who filled his intellectual works with acerbic observations on politics, sex and American culture while carrying on feuds with his big-name literary rivals, died Tuesday at the age of 86, Los Angeles Times reported.