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No charges in teen's hockey injury

The RCMP say no charges will be laid against a 14-year-old hockey player after a player from Saanich was injured during a Bantam game in Nanaimo in September.


TODAY Les Liasons Dangereuses, presented by Company C, tonight and Saturday, 7: 30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. at Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra St. Tickets at 250-590-6291 or [email protected].

Mother hit in face by firework

A Nanaimo woman was struck in the face by a firework while trick-or-treating with her family - including her four-month-old son. Darche Attig was injured in the Cinnabar Valley area of Nanaimo about 6: 45 p.m. Wednesday.

Paramedics authorize strike

B.C. Ambulance paramedics and dispatchers have voted 97.5 per cent in favour of strike action to back up their contract demands.
Dream job with Kennedys

Dream job with Kennedys

Letitia Baldrige, the White House social secretary during the Kennedy administration who came to be regarded as an authority on etiquette, has died at age 86.

Stormwater cost shift tax break for rich: Fortin

Shifting the bulk of stormwater management costs from commercial to residential properties amounts to giving the rich a tax break, Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin said Thursday. "With all due respect, I'm not [U.S.

Williams Lake goblins strike in twin home invasions

Halloween was mainly quiet in most B.C. communities, but it was far from routine in Williams Lake. RCMP Insp. Warren Brown said the mayhem began at about 9 p.m. Halloween night, when as many as a dozen people burst into a home in the Cariboo city.

Man hurt as a teen in hospital awarded almost $1.5 million

A man who passed out after being left unattended by an emergency-room doctor has been awarded almost $1.5 million in compensation by a B.C. Supreme Court.

Scandal-plagued Montreal mayor takes a breather

Administration's attempt to impose tax hike in shambles; councillor quits

ICBC has tentative deal to end strike by staff, including claims adjusters

VANCOUVER — B.C.’s public auto insurer has reached a tentative contract with union members who have been conducting job action for a month to demand higher wages. The four-year deal involves Insurance Corp. of B.C.