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Jury debates fate of man accused of killing 12-year-old B.C. girl 40 years ago

Police allege Garry Handlen told a cop how he abducted, sexually assaulted and strangled Monica Jack in May 1978

Stolen Macs already replaced, no arrests in UVic break in

Several rooms entered using keys thieves obtained once inside the building

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Letters on way to all homeowners in B.C. speculation tax communities

Property owners have to register to avoid vacant-home tax

New orca calf in Salish Sea ‘healthy and active’

Birth cause for celebration but things still dire genetically, expert says

UPDATE: One person confirmed dead in Port Alberni motor vehicle accident

Rural residential road remains closed as RCMP, coroner investigate

Good Samaritan rescues cat found in heaps of garbage at B.C. landfill

The cat was abandoned and left to die at the Foothills Boulevard Regional Landfill, the BC SPCA says

Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna home to Canada’s most expensive rentals: report

According to PadMapper, units in larger B.C. cities cost $1,300 to more than $3,000

Busted water main floods Esquimalt home

Construction crew struck main during CRD wastewater facility construction

Canada asks China for clemency for B.C. man sentenced to death, Freeland says

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was sentenced to 15 years, but after new trial, was sentenced to die

B.C. surgery wait list has ballooned, group says

B.C. Anesthesiologists’ Society says surgical waits have risen by three times the rate of population

UK lawmakers reject Brexit deal in 432-202 vote

House of Commons votes against the deal struck between Britain’s government and the EU

  • Jan 15, 2019

Multi-vehicle crash in West Shore sends 4 to hospital

Crash occurred at intersection of Sooke Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway

Ex-prosecutor to probe birth to comatose woman in Phoenix

Police served a warrant to get DNA from all male staff at the long-term care facility this month

Detroit parents charged after toddler dies from fentanyl poisoning

Autopsy showed Ava Floyd had ingested up to 15 times the amount of fentanyl authorities see on average

Victoria Natural History Society asks district to keep cats under control

Society mailed letter to 13 municipalities about cat licensing

Overpaid workers will only pay back ‘net’ amounts under proposed new tax rules

For workers who inadvertently received too much pay, returning the money has been a nightmare

Postal workers in U.S. protest in solidarity with Canada Post counterparts

Members of the American Postal Workers Union and the National Association of Letter Carriers part of protest

Woman’s complaint leads to sexual assault charge against Calgary priest

Malcolm Joe D’Souza, who is 62, has been charged with one count of sexual assault

7 people accused of using Florida teen as sex slave

St. Petersburg police Maj. Mark Hensley as saying that six men and a woman have been arrested