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High tech CareCard relaunch aims for February

But privacy review is still underway

C. Saanich councillor steps down

A Central Saanich councillor who has apparently been working in the Cayman Islands while on a six-month paid leave from his council duties has stepped down. Terry Siklenka, a former general manager of Cairn-view Mechanical Ltd. extras

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Former teacher acquitted of sex charges involving elementary-school students

A former substitute teacher has been acquitted of sex charges involving five young girls. Aleksandr Plehanov was facing 10 counts related to sexual assault and sexual interference and one count of criminal harassment.

Victoria beat cops arrest MMA-trained fighter after witnessing McDonald's knockout

Victoria beat cops arrested a trained fighter after watching him throw a knockout punch at a downtown McDonald’s early Sunday. Victoria police spokesman Const.

Byelection called a game-changer for Greens by party and opponents alike

The neck-and-neck battle which saw the NDP eventually beat out the Greens for the federal seat in Victoria is being viewed as a game changer by Green Party leader Elizabeth May.
Ex-Sally Ann official charged after missing toys found

Ex-Sally Ann official charged after missing toys found

The former executive director of a Salvation Army facility was charged Monday, following the discovery of a massive cache of toys police said were stolen from the charity and bound for a booming black market.
Single mom pins hopes on nursing career

Single mom pins hopes on nursing career

In five years, Helen Davies wants to have a good chunk of her student loans paid off and be saving for a down payment on a house.

Former bookkeeper for the Capital Families Association charity pleads not guilty to fraud

A former bookkeeper at the now-closed Capital Families Association pleaded not guilty to fraud in B.C. Supreme Court Monday, amid allegations she embezzled more than $200,000 from the charity.


TODAY Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Café Christmas at the Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. Tickets at 250-386-6121 or Christmas Lights Across Canada at the legislative buildings and a 30-minute Christmas-themed guided tour. Today, 5-6 p.m.
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