B.C. Election Sees 1st Apology From A Candidate

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada British Columbia

"At no time did I mean to... equate the civil rights movement with the green movement."

B.C. Politicians Must Be Vigilant On Sewage Bottom Line

Jordan Bateman | Posted 01.19.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Why is flushing money down the toilet the thing the Capital Regional District board seems to be best at? And how can the municipal politicians and officials charged with building a sewage treatment centre be so oblivious to things that don't pass the smell test? (No pun intended.)

Several Men Sought By Police After University Of Victoria Sex Assault

CBC | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada

Saanich Police are looking for several men they say were involved in an alleged sexual assault on the campus of the University of Victoria on Satur...

Cyclist Survives Terrifying Ride Wedged Under Speeding Semi

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The big rig reached speeds of about 50 km/h.

Police Cruiser Rams Suspect Car To End B.C. Chase

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The highway was shut down for hours.

'I Shot My Wife .. I Think I'm Insane': B.C. Husband Tells 911

CBC | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"It's all me. It's all in my head."

Fallout From Local B.C. Elections Is Like A Comedy Skit

Dermod Travis | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Politicians aren't boy scouts. The honour code isn't going to work. One agency needs to step up and enforce the law.

B.C. Teacher Under Fire Again For Showing A 'Racy' Video

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Joe Winkler said he clicked on the wrong YouTube link.

Spyware Removed From Saanich Mayor's Office

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The employee-monitoring software has been disengaged from all workplace computers.

No Spyware On Saanich Mayor's Computer: Police

CBC | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Saanich, B.C. police say they have found nothing wrong with security software installed on computers at city hall after Mayor Richard Atwell alleged ...

Lying, Cheating B.C. Mayor Alleges Spying, Police Harassment

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The new mayor of Saanich, B.C. alleges that municipal staff want to bug his computer and that police are unfairly targeting him. In the same news conf...

Police Incident 'Blown Out Of Proportion': Saanich Mayor

CBC | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Saanich's recently-elected Mayor Richard Atwell says he regrets not responding sooner to questions about an incident a female campaign worker and her ...

Pit Bull Family Pet Mauls B.C. Newborn

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A family's pit bull-Rottweiler cross mauled a 16-day-old baby in the southern Vancouver Island community of Saanich, B.C. Saanich police said they ...

The Helipad Isn't Even The Most Impressive Part Of B.C. House For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Gary Anderson is someone who likes to get things done right. So when the former Alberta rancher and businessman decided to build a home on Vancouver I...

Don't Rush To The Amalgamation Altar, Victoria

Jordan Bateman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Not to sound like the grumpy parents of two love-struck teenagers, but there is a whole lot more to consider before taxpayers give their approval to such a wedding.

B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Saturday was a good day for local democracy in B.C. As one person noted online: "First time in my life I've had to wait to vote in a local election....What the hell is going on?" What was going on was that voters were coming out of the woodwork by the thousands in towns and cities across B.C. and it seems that those who skipped 2011 had one thing on their mind this time.

LOOK: B.C. Castle For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Homeowners are the kings and queens of their own proverbial castles, but now you've got the chance to take that literally. Yes, that's right: a ca...

Seaterra's Esquimalt Bribe Should Leave Taxpayers Seaterr-ified

Jordan Bateman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

The CRD's financial management of Seaterra has been Seaterr-ible since the start. It's time for the regional district to give taxpayers the true, detailed cost implications of this massive plan, and for Esquimalt taxpayers to put the CRD's letter in the recycle bin -- where it belongs.

Saanich Police Probe 2 Deaths An Hour Apart

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - May 2, 2014: Saanich police have confirmed the two deaths as a murder suicide. Neil Harvey, 59, is believed to have killed his wife, Anne Har...

Soccer Club Exec's Sudden Death Reveals $250,000 Missing

Times-Colonist | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Saanich soccer club executives discovered an empty bank account and more than $250,000 in funds unaccounted for days after their longtime president di...

Fined For Being Responsible?

CBC | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A novice Saanich driver says he's being punished for trying to do the right thing, after being fined for having no 'N' sign while driving his intoxica...

Saanich New Real Estate Sweetheart?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Saanich — not Vancouver — is the best place to live in B.C., according to a new ranking by a Canadian business magazine. MoneySense published t...

WATCH: Charges Laid In 300 Km/h Motorcycle Joyride

CP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada

SAANICH, - Police have charged a man they believe responsible for a hair-raising motorcycle ride along a Vancouver Island highway that reached speeds ...

Skateboard Hit And Run Injures 2

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada

VICTORIA - Police in Victoria say they believe they know the identity of a skateboarder suspected in a sidewalk hit-and-run that injured two tourists/...

Big Cougar Prowling Grounds Near B.C. Prison

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada

SAANICH, B.C. - The Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre appeared to have some additional — but unwelcome — security Tuesday prowling aro...