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Veterinarian Ian Lawrie of Chase River Veterinary Hospital releases a swan near the Nanaimo River estuary. The swan was found earlier that morning tangled in a fishing net and nearly drowned. (Photo submitted)

Swan saved after near-drowning in Nanaimo estuary

Campers, veterinarians contribute to bird’s rescue and recovery

Veterinarian Ian Lawrie of Chase River Veterinary Hospital releases a swan near the Nanaimo River estuary. The swan was found earlier that morning tangled in a fishing net and nearly drowned. (Photo submitted)
Properties in the Upper Quadra area that were once protected in Saanich’s atlas of Environmental Significant Areas.                                File photo

LETTER: EDPA item drowned Uptown Douglas Corridor at Monday council

Uptown Douglas Corridor Plan report at a crucial stage

  • Nov 7, 2017
Properties in the Upper Quadra area that were once protected in Saanich’s atlas of Environmental Significant Areas.                                File photo
John Davidson has been identified as the police officer killed yesterday in Abbotsford.

Slain Abbotsford police officer identified

Const. John Davidson served 24 years in law enforcement

John Davidson has been identified as the police officer killed yesterday in Abbotsford.
Ashley Simpson

Silver Creek farm search has parents anxious for answers

Believing their daughter is dead, Ashley Simpson’s parents want to be able to lay her to rest

Ashley Simpson
‘There are no words’: Abbotsford community holds quiet vigil for fallen police officer

‘There are no words’: Abbotsford community holds quiet vigil for fallen police officer

A few dozen residents laid flowers and lit candles at the Abbotsford Police Department’s door

‘There are no words’: Abbotsford community holds quiet vigil for fallen police officer
LETTER: Drivers must respect horses on rural roads

LETTER: Drivers must respect horses on rural roads

Recently my gal pals and I decided to go for a quiet…

  • Nov 7, 2017
LETTER: Drivers must respect horses on rural roads
Police dogs trained to detect human remains

Police dogs trained to detect human remains

RCMP dogs get trained in central Alberta to detect human remains

Police dogs trained to detect human remains
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

VIDEO: Tax haven controversy deals another body blow to Trudeau’s middle-class brand

‘Paradise Papers’ revealed off-shore accounts for several Liberal associates

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Cut down on court delays by supporting victims of crime: ombudsman

Cut down on court delays by supporting victims of crime: ombudsman

Canada’s top court recently imposed trial time limits

Cut down on court delays by supporting victims of crime: ombudsman
Man cuffed after escaping police and holding trucker at gunpoint

Man cuffed after escaping police and holding trucker at gunpoint

Kamloops RCMP say a man is in custody after holding a commercial driver at gunpoint

  • Nov 7, 2017
Man cuffed after escaping police and holding trucker at gunpoint
EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction

EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction

ICBC, province hope even steeper distracted driving penalties sends stronger message

  • Nov 7, 2017
EDITORIAL: Smartphones driving many to distraction
Braves hosting Buccaneers for 50th anniversary game

Braves hosting Buccaneers for 50th anniversary game

Saanich Braves to honour alumni at 50th Anniversary Celebration

Braves hosting Buccaneers for 50th anniversary game
Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Nov. 7

Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Nov. 7

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

  • Nov 7, 2017
Greater Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Nov. 7
Hands-on Naloxone courses go Canada-wide

Hands-on Naloxone courses go Canada-wide

St. John Ambulance has offered the training in B.C. for months to combat growing crisis

Hands-on Naloxone courses go Canada-wide
Women campaign for answers in Vernon teen’s disappearnce

Women campaign for answers in Vernon teen’s disappearnce

A group of women are distributing posters to gather information about Traci Genereaux, whose remains were found at a Silver Creek farm

Women campaign for answers in Vernon teen’s disappearnce
Retrieved from Kamloops & District CrimeStoppers Facebook.

Suspect in assault of Kamloops Mountie arrested

Michael Boyer was arrested following incident at Tournament Inn in Valleyview

  • Nov 6, 2017
Retrieved from Kamloops & District CrimeStoppers Facebook.
Abbotsford police officer killed in shootout

Abbotsford police officer killed in shootout

Chief Bob Rich describes fallen officer as a ‘hero’

Abbotsford police officer killed in shootout
Good Food Summit nourishes Island connections

Good Food Summit nourishes Island connections

Good Food Summit on the menu for Nov. 16 and 17 at Songhees Wellness Centre

  • Nov 6, 2017
Good Food Summit nourishes Island connections
OBITUARY: Rev. Joseph Titus – 1929-2017

OBITUARY: Rev. Joseph Titus – 1929-2017

Born on the island of Grand Manaan, N.B., Joe Titus had coastal…

  • Nov 6, 2017
OBITUARY: Rev. Joseph Titus – 1929-2017
Once again, smoke rises out of the sawmill structure at Tolko’s Lakeview division in Williams Lake Saturday.

Stubborn fire still flaring up at Williams Lake sawmill

Firefighters work 25 hours straight to contain initial blaze

Once again, smoke rises out of the sawmill structure at Tolko’s Lakeview division in Williams Lake Saturday.