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Decapitated sea lion washes up on Campbell River Beach

The body of a huge sea lion that washed up on a Campbell River beach is turning a few heads — because it doesn't have one.

Man rescued after sailing vessel sinks near Boundary Pass

A man was recovered without injury Sunday morning after his vessel began sinking near Boundary Pass, between Pender Island and Moresby Island.

Keep track of byelection updates on Twitter

Find out what people are saying on Twitter during today's federal byelection in Victoria:

Commentary: Canada's new exiles

By Audrey MacKlin and Renu MandhaneJust days ago, Canada decided to deport Saeed Jama to Somalia. He was convicted of possession of crack for purposes of trafficking and possession of stolen goods.

Mom, girls back to sharing Christmas joys

The child custody agreement is framed and hanging on Sherry Paltiel's living room wall. "June 20, 2012," Paltiel says. "That was the best day of my life." The legal document means Paltiel won't be alone on Christmas morning.
Galapagos's extinct tortoise species could come back to life

Galapagos's extinct tortoise species could come back to life

A species of giant tortoises from the Galapagos Islands could be brought back from extinction despite the death earlier this year of the famed "Lonesome George," a tourist magnet and conservation icon who was the last of his kind.
Hamas defiant as Israel eases curbs

Hamas defiant as Israel eases curbs

Israel eased restrictions on Gaza fishermen and farmers on Saturday, Palestinian officials said, advancing a three-day-old truce brokered by Egypt after a week of fierce fighting.

Art Lowe

Libertarian Party of Canada Age: 52 Occupation: property manager; carpenter, plumber Community involvement: Volunteered in human-rights issues, youth worker, summer-camp teacher, community watch group Art Lowe is a jack of all trades, having worked a

Coming up Monday letters, plus a gallery of the past week's best photos, from Times Colonist photographers In print Tuesday: Bright colours, sequins and a flash of legs add a sense of playfulness to semi-formal looks this holiday season

Sandy spurs Saanich, Victoria to talk sea change

Staff looking into plan to deal with coastal flooding
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