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London Drug ransom demand dropped from dark-web site; meaning unclear

London Drug ransom demand dropped from dark-web site; meaning unclear

In some cases, such a move has meant the ransomware victim has agreed to pay or negotiate, an expert says. London Drugs said Tuesday it is “unwilling and unable to pay ransom to these cybercriminals.” 
One year on, police probe into Oak Bay worker’s death goes on

One year on, police probe into Oak Bay worker’s death goes on

Steve Seekins was working over a manhole cover on Monterey Avenue on May 17, 2023 when a black SUV jumped the curb and struck and killed him
Injured Victoria hiker rescued after iPhone sends out distress call

Injured Victoria hiker rescued after iPhone sends out distress call

The phone detected that the man, who was hiking above Century Sam Lake in Strathcona Park, had fallen
Drag racers hoping for return of Thunder in the Valley to Port Alberni airport

Drag racers hoping for return of Thunder in the Valley to Port Alberni airport

Big, loud, colourful drag racers haven’t been at the Alberni Valley Regional Airport since it was expanded in 2015.
Rental building approved for Beacon at Pat Bay Highway in Sidney

Rental building approved for Beacon at Pat Bay Highway in Sidney

Twenty-eight units in the 140-unit building will be rented at 20 per cent below market value
New high school planned for north Langford as population booms

New high school planned for north Langford as population booms

The proposed high school will be built on a 12-acre site in the City Gateway area near Costco
Orphan orca's extended family spotted off northeast side of Vancouver Island

Orphan orca's extended family spotted off northeast side of Vancouver Island

Marine scientist Jared Towers says he saw the T109 pod swim out of Pearse Pass near Alert Bay on Monday, but the orphaned orca was not with them.
Traffic disrupted on Pat Bay Highway after two crashes on Tuesday

Traffic disrupted on Pat Bay Highway after two crashes on Tuesday

Saanich police said officers responded to two crashes on the highway that resulted in minor injuries.
26-year-old missing since May 5 has been found: West Shore RCMP

26-year-old missing since May 5 has been found: West Shore RCMP

The woman had been missing for more than two weeks.
Tahsis voters elect two new councillors

Tahsis voters elect two new councillors

Brenda Lenahan, a disability rights advocate, topped the polls in the community of about 400 people west of Campbell River with 91 votes