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Samiran Lakshman is president of the B.C. Crown Counsel Association.

Courts in crisis [part 1 of Justice Denied series]

Thousands of criminal cases are at risk of being thrown out due to lengthy judicial delays.

Samiran Lakshman is president of the B.C. Crown Counsel Association.
Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond

B.C. donates $500,000 for Japan relief

The B.C. government is donating $500,000 to the Red Cross to support…

Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond
Debbie Turner submitted her sketch for a wedding cake for Prince William and Catherine Middleton's wedding.

Sweet dreams are made of this…

Local baker submits Royal wedding cake design

Debbie Turner submitted her sketch for a wedding cake for Prince William and Catherine Middleton's wedding.
Premier Christy Clark and Labour Minister Stephanie Cadieux announce minimum wage increases at the B.C. legislature Wednesday.

B.C.’s minimum wage going up May 1

B.C.'s minimum wage is going up from $8 an hour to $8.75…

Premier Christy Clark and Labour Minister Stephanie Cadieux announce minimum wage increases at the B.C. legislature Wednesday.
The B.C. legislature doesn't meet building code standards for fire and seismic protection

Legislature waits for school seismic upgrades

VICTORIA – Ministers headed into their first cabinet meeting with Premier Christy…

The B.C. legislature doesn't meet building code standards for fire and seismic protection

Dream kids drop the puck

Tailgate party open to everyone

  • Mar 16, 2011
The Jaws of Life were used to extricate a lone female from a vehicle which left the road and crossed a couple of lots on Sooke Road on Sunday

Police Beat and Smoke Signals

With a relatively quiet period to describe over the past week, Staff…

  • Mar 16, 2011
The Jaws of Life were used to extricate a lone female from a vehicle which left the road and crossed a couple of lots on Sooke Road on Sunday
View from above of the Fukushima nuclear power complex in northeastern Japan

Officials see no risk to B.C. from Japanese radiation

Food supply testing expected, Metro mayors want more info on potential 'worst-case scenario'

View from above of the Fukushima nuclear power complex in northeastern Japan

Phones still out in Port Renfrew

Hurricane-force winds, rain and miserable flying conditions has left Port Renfrew without…

Tsunami threat tunes up emergency systems

The threat of a tsunami on Friday turned out to be just…

From left to right

Humongous halibut

From left to right, Elden Smith from Jock’s Dock, Jason Kenney -…

  • Mar 16, 2011
From left to right

Avatar Grove profile on the rise

The attraction hasn’t been promoted for long but the area near Port…

  • Mar 16, 2011

Pacheedaht get logging rights and revenues

First Nation band signs agreements to benefit financially and socially.

Premier Christy Clark presides over her first cabinet meeting at the B.C. legislature.

Clark presses Harper on B.C. mine

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark used her first meeting with Prime Minister…

Premier Christy Clark presides over her first cabinet meeting at the B.C. legislature.
Gordon Campbell's resignation as an MLA sets up a by-election in Vancouver-Point Grey.

Campbell resigns seat for byelection

One day after being replaced as B.C. premier, Gordon Campbell has resigned…

Gordon Campbell's resignation as an MLA sets up a by-election in Vancouver-Point Grey.
Premier Christy Clark and her new cabinet are sworn in by Lieutenant Governor Steven Point at Government House in Victoria Monday.

Clark hands Falcon finance, HST

Premier Christy Clark has named rival Kevin Falcon her finance minister and…

Premier Christy Clark and her new cabinet are sworn in by Lieutenant Governor Steven Point at Government House in Victoria Monday.
Classroom at Courtenay elementary school hit by a collapsing chimney in 1946

B.C. has history of big earthquakes

VICTORIA – Friday's earthquake off Japan was a test for B.C.'s tsunami…

Classroom at Courtenay elementary school hit by a collapsing chimney in 1946
This German shepherd was found in an overturned dog crate in a creek off Klahanie Drive in Langford last week. The SPCA is seeking the identity of the owners and information on how the dog was abandoned.

Dog found abandoned in crate in Langford

A German shepherd was found trapped in a dog crate partially submerged…

This German shepherd was found in an overturned dog crate in a creek off Klahanie Drive in Langford last week. The SPCA is seeking the identity of the owners and information on how the dog was abandoned.

Tsunami preparedness pays off

No tsunami but emergency procedures tested

People heading out to Port Renfrew are cautioned about the lack of internet and phone service.

Bring cash

Phone outage takes down Interact and Internet functions in Port Renfrew

People heading out to Port Renfrew are cautioned about the lack of internet and phone service.