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Mounties could track clean B.C. drivers

Mass surveillance of licence plates a breach of privacy, critics say

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TODAY Mamma Mia! A musical of ABBA's greatest hits at the Royal Theatre, to Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7: 30 p.m. with matinées Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tel. 250-386-6121.

Driver suspended after blowing over limit

A 24-year-old Vancouver resident was found driving while three times over the legal blood-alcohol limit on the Patricia Bay Highway. Saanich police said the woman was driving from a wedding about 3 a.m.

App shows your way around museum

There's more to the Royal B.C. Museum's woolly mammoth than its impressive dental work and rockstar hairstyle, and a local high-tech firm has developed software to let museum visitors peek behind the shaggy beast. Yes, there's now an app for that.

Shotgun threat forces crew to flee fish boat

Pair jumps onto RCMP vessel to escape alleged shooter in waters off Port Hardy

Privacy czar to investigate licence scans

Police defend drive-by surveillance; critic cites huge 'capacity for abuse'

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ON OUR WEBSITE TODAY DND recruitment campaign for aboriginal people falls flat: report Proposed ads for the Department of National Defence aimed at drawing more aboriginal recruits were "offensive to the point of being comical," according to a new re

Cummins calls for Speaker to resign from legislature over finance mess

Speaker Bill Barisoff should resign for his role in a financial mess at the legislature, B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins says.

Hundreds of women join RCMP class-action suit

Hundreds of current and former female Mounties have come forward from across Canada to join a class-action lawsuit alleging harassment within the ranks of the RCMP.

Human remains found on island near Powell River

RCMP homicide squad investigating but have yet to determine identity