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Man at pool charged with sexual interference

A 47-year-old man who was arrested at Esquimalt Recreation Centre has been charged with three counts of sexual interference with a minor.

Teachers' dispute could force election

Attempts by Ontario's minority Liberal government to impose a wage freeze on teachers this summer could trigger a general election if it can't convince the opposition parties to let the bill pass.

Body identified as missing canoeist

A body discovered off the Oak Bay waterfront on Sunday is that of Iman Bulghani, the B.C. Coroners Service confirmed Wednesday.

Saving Esquimalt's anchor

Neighbours try to rescue funky nautical shrine

Elderly pair seriously injured as van crashes in ditch

An 80-year-old driver and a woman in her mid-70s suffered serious, undetermined injuries Wednesday afternoon after the van they were in left Sooke Road and ended up upside down in a ditch.

Mental-health patient subject of warrant

A 20-year-old Nanaimo man with mental-health problems and in need of medication is being sought by Nanaimo RCMP.
Tsunami puts focus on sea debris

Tsunami puts focus on sea debris

A U.S.-based environmental group is using the ongoing focus about what to do with the floating wreckage from last year's Japanese tsunami to highlight the much larger issue of debris in the world's oceans.
U.S. sets record for hottest July

U.S. sets record for hottest July

U.S. scientists say July was the hottest month ever recorded in the lower 48 states, breaking a record set during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. They say climate change is a factor. And even less a surprise: The U.S.

Virus confirmed, salmon farms to cull fish

All fish to be removed from affected sites

RCMP road-safety budgets cut in half

Police officers fear an increase in drunk and dangerous drivers
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