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Police policy on cameras lacks detail, critics say

Critics are chastising the Victoria Police Department for claiming its policy on automated licence-plate cameras follows the law, when it's actually bereft of details, fails to reference any legislation, and simply promises to mirror whatever the RCM

Pacific Fleet's commander comes full circle to Victoria

Commodore Scott Bishop takes over from Rear Admiral Peter Ellis

Licence-plate cameras grilled

The Victoria Police Department says it is following the law with its policy on automated licence-plate cameras that record 3,000 plates an hour, but critics are not satisfied and the department is being investigated by B.C.'s privacy commissioner.

Police warn of scam targeting seniors

Police are warning seniors about a scam artist who asks for money while posing as a long-lost nephew or relative of his victims.Cpl. Pat Bryant of Central Saanich police said he has received three similar complaints.

Bank worker charged with fraud, theft

A Nanaimo man employed as customer services manager at a local bank has been charged with theft and fraud after $60,000 disappeared from dormant bank accounts. Federick Scott Deering, 48, is due to appear in court on Sept. 25.

Arbitrator ruling derails Peninsula Co-op plans

Decision backs CRD's rejection of Central Saanich bylaw changes

Vancouver officers lose bid to block investigation

Woman not warned of murder plot

Waste-water plants could generate their own power

Technology is based on new science, electro-microbiology

Cat's back from Winnipeg

A curious cat named Bandit has returned home after hitching a ride in a moving van that took him 2,500 kilometres to Winnipeg.

Taxis face crackdown over rush to pick up cruise-ship fares

Speeding vehicles at Ogden Point a headache for James Bay residents
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