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Chance for Pickton to leave prison just 12 years away

Chance for Pickton to leave prison just 12 years away

Swift parole a long shot for serial killer of missing women: Expert
Premier boosts northwest export plans

Premier boosts northwest export plans

The Ridley Island bulk terminal at Prince Rupert will be expanded with a $90 million road and rail project, Premier Christy Clark announced Monday.

Bank of Canada introducing small businesses to security features of new $100 bills

According to statistics from the Bank of Canada, counterfeiting peaked in 2004 when 553,000 fake bills were passed, resulting in a $13 million loss to the economy. Last year, 54,000 were passed resulting in a $2.6 million loss.

Mount Tolmie Hospital fate pending fall decision

The long timeline hinges on provincial governmental approval of the agreement and construction of the new facilities, in addition to a one-year mandatory move notice, VIHA’s Shannon Marshall said. Meanwhile, Baptist Housing, the primary proponent to assume management of a replacement for Mount Tolmie Hospital and Oak Bay Lodge, has begun to unveil plans for a new six-storey care facility to replace the latter.

French Immersion enrolment up across B.C.

“What we’re seeing is a movement towards our program and a recognition by parents that there are some strong second language opportunities from within the public school system,” said Glyn Lewis, interim executive director for the lobby group Canadian Parents for French.

UVic centre leads research project that aims to change end of life care

“There are very few things that are more distressing to nurses than caring for people who are dying and in distress,” said Kelli Stajduhar, associate professor in the University of Victoria School of Nursing and Centre on Aging, co-leader of the initiative. “Nobody in the health system wants to see people in distress when they’re dying.”
And they're off!

And they're off!

Sunday sees pleasant conditions for Terry Fox runners

Forgiveness topic of Restorative Justice Oak Bay meeting

Wednesday night AGM open to the public

Cystic fibrosis fundraising shines

The third Victoria instalment of the national Shine Day event was organized by University of Victoria Shinerama and raised $3,300 for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. More than 80 volunteers took part in the anything-goes fundraiser – the most the event has seen to date.
Saanich, CRD look to exchange Haro Woods lands

Saanich, CRD look to exchange Haro Woods lands

Agreement would see 94 per cent of the property remain as a woodland forest, attenuation tank would be installed in other six per cent