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Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

Toronto-born Khadr spent years in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay

Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

LETTER: In praise of police

It is not often that we hear of police receiving praise for…

Laura Cochrane, board chair for the Shelbourne Community Kitchen, says her organization helps people develop food preparation skills, while strengthening their ties with the community.                                Black Press File

Saanich extends permit for community kitchen

Shelbourne Community Kitchen receives second and final temporary use extension

Laura Cochrane, board chair for the Shelbourne Community Kitchen, says her organization helps people develop food preparation skills, while strengthening their ties with the community.                                Black Press File
Ronda Lyn Holland

Fentanyl death prompts mother to advocate for education

“I would much rather have my daughter alive and using under control than dead.”

Ronda Lyn Holland
This notice was on a Penticton doctor’s office as of Friday morning, indicating that fentanyl has been found to be mixed with marijuana. But health officials have roundly been critical of similar reports.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News

B.C. doctor’s fentanyl-laced pot warning may be false alarm

Penticton sign gone viral on Facebook warns of fentanyl-pot mix; IH not aware of evidence of the mix

This notice was on a Penticton doctor’s office as of Friday morning, indicating that fentanyl has been found to be mixed with marijuana. But health officials have roundly been critical of similar reports.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News
JOHN ARENDT                                BRACELET RETURNED                                Charlie Bernhardt shows the bracelet which was returned to him after 73 years. In the winter of 1944 to 1945, while stationed in the Netherlands, he had traded the bracelet for food.

Bracelet returned to B.C. WWII veteran after 73 years

Summerland’s Charlie Bernhardt traded his silver bracelet for food during winter of 1944 to 1945

JOHN ARENDT                                BRACELET RETURNED                                Charlie Bernhardt shows the bracelet which was returned to him after 73 years. In the winter of 1944 to 1945, while stationed in the Netherlands, he had traded the bracelet for food.
Black Press file photo.

Greyhound wants to cut more bus routes in B.C.

Company applies to chop nine routes, including Victoria to Vancouver, Prince Rupert to Prince George

Black Press file photo.
Camosun president in life-changing partnership with Tanzania college

Camosun president in life-changing partnership with Tanzania college

Camosun president Sherri Bell shares her experience with Tanzania’s Arusha Technical College

  • Sep 15, 2017
Camosun president in life-changing partnership with Tanzania college
CRA scam returns, callers ask demand payment through Bitcoin, iTunes

CRA scam returns, callers ask demand payment through Bitcoin, iTunes

‘CRA won’t tell you to e-Transfer Bitcoin or pay in iTunes cards,’ says Saanich Police

CRA scam returns, callers ask demand payment through Bitcoin, iTunes
After 70 days, B.C. state of emergency to end

After 70 days, B.C. state of emergency to end

About 153 wildfires are still burning in B.C.

After 70 days, B.C. state of emergency to end
B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie. (Black Press files)

Bathing, meal times need work, residential care survey says

B.C. Seniors Advocate finds 80 per cent get services they need

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie. (Black Press files)
B.C. teacher suspended for swearing in class

B.C. teacher suspended for swearing in class

A teacher from Vernon Secondary School has been suspended for using foul language in class with his students

B.C. teacher suspended for swearing in class
Greater Victoria Crimestoppers Most Wanted for Sept. 15

Greater Victoria Crimestoppers Most Wanted for Sept. 15

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the…

Greater Victoria Crimestoppers Most Wanted for Sept. 15
VIDEO: Vintage coupe built for less than $5,000

VIDEO: Vintage coupe built for less than $5,000

Eye-catching car draws crowd at Lower Mainland event

VIDEO: Vintage coupe built for less than $5,000
UBC student Stephanie Hale, 23, poses for a photograph in Kamloops on Thursday, October 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett.

UBC faces new sex assault human-rights case

Student files complaint alleging university failed to act after she reported a sex assault

UBC student Stephanie Hale, 23, poses for a photograph in Kamloops on Thursday, October 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett.
Suburban Wild: The absent ones

Suburban Wild: The absent ones

Barbara Julien is a local writer and nature enthusiast

Suburban Wild: The absent ones
Ron George of the Cowichan Nation, a member of UVic’s Elders’ Voices, delivered an emotional speech in which he described his experiences in Canada’s residential school system. He gave his speech Thursday during UVic’s announcement of its inaugural Indigenous Plan.                                Submitted

UVic launches inaugural Indigenous Plan

The president of the University of Victoria says its inaugural Indigenous Plan…

Ron George of the Cowichan Nation, a member of UVic’s Elders’ Voices, delivered an emotional speech in which he described his experiences in Canada’s residential school system. He gave his speech Thursday during UVic’s announcement of its inaugural Indigenous Plan.                                Submitted
Lana Popham walks into the Government House ballroom. John Horgan was sworn in as B.C.’s new premier and the new cabinet positions were announced at Government House in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Lana Popham column: Minority governments hold strong track record in Canada

Lana Popham to host free panel on minority government, Sept. 20, 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Arbutus room at Saanich Commonwealth Place

  • Sep 15, 2017
Lana Popham walks into the Government House ballroom. John Horgan was sworn in as B.C.’s new premier and the new cabinet positions were announced at Government House in Victoria. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Eugene Pan points out the car-long scratch on his family’s Honda Odyssey. The van was scratched and the tire flattened (by damaged valve) on May 15. Upon getting it repaired, it was damaged again on Aug. 1. Travis Paterson/News Staff

LETTER: Re: Resident block out from Block Watch

Re: Resident Blocked Out From Block Watch, Saanich News, Sept. 13 One…

  • Sep 15, 2017
Eugene Pan points out the car-long scratch on his family’s Honda Odyssey. The van was scratched and the tire flattened (by damaged valve) on May 15. Upon getting it repaired, it was damaged again on Aug. 1. Travis Paterson/News Staff
Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train

Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train

Police say the explosion was a terrorist attack, the fifth in Britain this year

Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train