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Pro-Palestinian camp protesters counter UVic president's comments

Pro-Palestinian camp protesters counter UVic president's comments

A spokesperson for the encampment said a man arrested this week had no connection to the protest
B.C. boaters ordered to remove drainage plugs to prevent spread of whirling disease

B.C. boaters ordered to remove drainage plugs to prevent spread of whirling disease

VICTORIA — British Columbia's chief veterinarian has issued an order making it illegal to transport boats or other watercraft without removing the drain plug to prevent the spread of whirling disease.
Richmond hotel slapped with cease and desist for threatening striking workers

Richmond hotel slapped with cease and desist for threatening striking workers

Workers at Radission Blu Vancouver Airport, formerly known as Pacific Gateway Hotel, have been on strike for three years.
Same alleged B.C. drug house busted repeatedly

Same alleged B.C. drug house busted repeatedly

Creston RCMP were at one house three times and other locations with search warrants. Prohibited weapons, illicit drugs, evidence of drug trafficking and stolen property were found.
City of Richmond cleared of discrimination in employee COVID-19 protocol case

City of Richmond cleared of discrimination in employee COVID-19 protocol case

The city employee was asked to leave the office 'temporarily' after returning from a trip to Hong Kong during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pickleball players measure game's sound in effort to keep courts open

Pickleball players measure game's sound in effort to keep courts open

North Saanich council has voted to close Wain Park pickleball courts, citing noise
UVic president calls encampment participants 'irresponsible'

UVic president calls encampment participants 'irresponsible'

UVic president Kevin Hall’s statement follows an incident Tuesday in which a man went into the First Peoples House on campus and threatened people with a knife.
Sayward would be first municipality to miss financial deadline since charter enacted

Sayward would be first municipality to miss financial deadline since charter enacted

The mayor and two remaining councillors were set to hold a special meeting at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday to give fourth and final reading to the necessary bylaws
B.C. First Nation to reactivate judicial review of DFO's salmon farm virus policy

B.C. First Nation to reactivate judicial review of DFO's salmon farm virus policy

VICTORIA — A British Columbia First Nation says it has lost faith in federal plans to remove open net-pens from the province’s ocean salmon farms and is reluctantly relaunching legal action it had on hold that challenges Fisheries Department aquacult
New West receives provincial funding to help with road safety

New West receives provincial funding to help with road safety

Province awards $866,000 in Vision Zero grants – including $10,781 to help New Westminster address road safety.