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B.C. Liberals vie for nomination to succeed MLA Murray Coell

B.C. Liberals vie for nomination to succeed MLA Murray Coell

More than one Liberal is running to replace outgoing MLA Murray Coell as representative for Saanich North and the Islands. Stephen P.
Apologetic premier orders probe into plan to woo ethnic voters to B.C. Liberal party

Apologetic premier orders probe into plan to woo ethnic voters to B.C. Liberal party

Premier Christy Clark ordered an internal investigation Thursday into whether taxpayer resources were inappropriately used to woo ethnic voters to the B.C. Liberal party.
Former Bear Mountain partnership CEO Len Barrie acquitted; says “it’s time to move on”

Former Bear Mountain partnership CEO Len Barrie acquitted; says “it’s time to move on”

Len Barrie was acquitted Thursday of charges he failed to file tax returns for one of his companies.
Switch back to PST consumed, exhausted bureaucrats

Switch back to PST consumed, exhausted bureaucrats

VICTORIA - Exuberant British Columbians celebrated the power of direct democracy in August 2011 when they voted to kill the harmonized sales tax, but in the windowless, bunker-like rooms in the Ministry of Finance building across the street from the

Murray gets last-minute momentum boost from star-studded advocacy groups

OTTAWA - Joyce Murray's underdog bid to become the federal Liberal leader is getting a last-minute burst of celebrity-powered momentum from online and grassroots advocacy groups.

Deer carcasses dumped along Nanaimo River will be left to rot and wash out to the ocean

In her three years living along the Nanaimo River in Cedar, just south of Nanaimo, Marilyn Zink said she had never seen anything as gruesome as the two dozen animal carcasses that were dumped in the river near her home.
Ruby Ann Ruffolo loses last appeal of conviction for murdering husband in 2003

Ruby Ann Ruffolo loses last appeal of conviction for murdering husband in 2003

Ruby Ann Ruffolo has exhausted her last appeal and will remain in prison for the October 2003 murder of her husband John Ruffolo.

Higher insurance premiums for drivers over age 80 gets OK from rights body

TORONTO - Auto insurance companies have the right to charge higher premiums for geriatric drivers given evidence they pose a higher crash risk, Ontario's Human Rights Tribunal has decided.

Nanaimo man jailed 90 days after admitting to possession of child pornography

A Nanaimo man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for possession of child pornography. Richard Allan Melville will serve his time on weekends in order to continue his employment. Melville pleaded guilty on Nov. 6.
Scaled-back Victoria domestic violence team forced to turn away six cases

Scaled-back Victoria domestic violence team forced to turn away six cases

Greater Victoria’s domestic violence team has been forced to turn away six potentially serious cases of abuse in the last few months because of a staff shortage caused by Victoria Police Department cutbacks.