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  • 1 person killed in car crash at Highway 22 and Trans-Canada
    Body found near Gambier Island, other boater still missing CBC - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015

    Search and rescue teams are looking for a missing person following the death of a boater near Gambier Island, B.C. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria says … More »Body found near Gambier Island, other boater still missing

    1 person killed in car crash at Highway 22 and Trans-Canada

    Search and rescue teams are looking for a missing person following the death of a boater near Gambier Island, B.C. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria says an empty 20-foot pleasure craft was spotted in Howe Sound near the island on Saturday night around 9 p.m. PT. "We've begun a search throughout the entire …

  • A British Columbia doctor who texted an unauthorized photo of a patient's catheter site along with a joke to somebody not involved in the case has been fined $20,000. The province's College of Physicians and Surgeons says in a news release that Dr. John Joseph Kinahan, a urologist from Victoria, B.C., has admitted to the …

  • B.C. Children ministry review doesn't go far enough, says lawyer

    B.C. Premier Christy Clark has called an independent investigation into the case of a mother whose concerns were ignored by provincial social workers when she tried to present evidence that at least three of her four children were being sexually abused by their father. "We have a duty to make sure we really frame up the …

  • A physician on Vancouver Island says the family doctor shortage in Victoria, B.C. has reached a critical level forcing closures at walk-in clinics. Dr. Bill Cavers, a family physican and the past president of Doctors of B.C., says the lack of doctors in the provincial capital is so bad some walk-in clinics are taking dramatic …

  • Dress code battle in B.C. Assessment Authority office

    "It is offensive to their professionalism to tell them they cannot wear certain articles of clothing," arbitrator James Dorsey wrote in summing up the employees' position. Dorsey's decision traces the history of Canadian workplace dress code grievances, from battles over sideburn length to rules forcing airline employees …

  • The Malahat Nation near Victoria, B.C. has bought 525 hectares which it considers to be part of its traditional territory, more than tripling the size of its land in the process. A loan from the First Nations Finance Authority helped the Malahat secure the financing to make the purchase. The land is currently being used …

 

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