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T.W. Paterson: Top cop resignations not new to Victoria PD

At age 74, Harry Sheppard was still on the job—as gaoler at the city lock-up.

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Hero helps Harvie find family (and more from Facebook’s lost and found)

Often criticized as being isolationist, social media can also bring people together

Column: Why crash photos? Because it’s the news

We take photos at car crashes. It is part of our job.

T.W. Paterson column: D.W. Higgins: teller or tales, Speaker of the House

Crime, corruption, charlatans, ghosts, shipwrecks, love, tragedy and adventure

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

David Suzuki: Butterflyways blooming throughout the land

Pollinator pathway. Bumblebee highway. River of Flowers. Bee Line.

  • Jul 16th, 2017
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Lyndon Van Der Mark takes third in Duncan Has Talent - show and cover tunes contest
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Sabrina Spenceley earns second place in Duncan Has Talent's cover and show tunes division
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Taysha McCuaig wins Duncan Has Talent - Cover Tunes competition
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Fin de Fiesta Flamenco coming to Duncan (audio only)
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T.W. Paterson: When the hangman called at the Wilkinson Road jail

Suttie, who witnesses said didn’t seem to realize what he’d done, was quickly taken into custody.

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Drivesmart: Some people still don’t wear their seatbelt

I cannot stress enough the importance of the section on occupant restraints in your vehicle’s manual!

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Column: Don’t make me use my evacuation plan

What would you grab if you had seconds? What would you take if you had a couple of hours?

T.W. Paterson: More obituaries and tributes: Charlie Fox to internment in California

“We take a dark spot in our own history…and we preserve it so that future generations can learn.”

  • Jul 12th, 2017

The conquest of rural B.C.

Urban environmentalists have occupied the NDP

David Suzuki: Orca survival depends on protecting chinook salmon

Two of B.C.’s most iconic species, chinook and southern resident killer whales, are in trouble.

  • Jul 9th, 2017

Drivesmart: Go first, think second

I’ve started to take my own advice and back into parking stalls more often.

  • Jul 8th, 2017

T.W. Paterson: Lifetime Achiever Ken McKinnon passed away in June

“I remember looking down and wondering how anyone could survive the situation down there…”

  • Jul 8th, 2017

Column: Provincial politics the gift that keeps on giving

The provincial election has been the gift that keeps on giving from a media point of view.

Alistair MacGregor column: Cannabis front and centre in on Parliament Hill

We have been debating changes to the impaired driving laws

  • Jul 5th, 2017

T.W. Paterson: No more Dad’s Cookies? Say it isn’t so?

It was Henry Renz Sr. who really set the famous cookie on the road to international success.

  • Jul 5th, 2017

B.C.’s big money battle isn’t over yet

John Horgan, Christy Clark posture on poltical donations

David Suzuki: Nature offers the best defence against flooding

Spring flooding in Canada this year upended lives, inundated city streets and swamped houses

  • Jul 2nd, 2017