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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 11.24.2014 | 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 11.17.2014 | 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 drivi...

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...

Municipal Golf Courses Have Taxpayers Tee'd-Off

Jordan Bateman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Jordan Bateman

Golf revenues are slowly on the decline across Canada. Some B.C. leaders have missed the simplest way of fixing this problem: getting taxpayers out of the golf game all together. It's one thing for taxes to go to essentials like water, sewer or public safety, it's another thing to know you're subsidizing luxuries like municipal golf courses. If you can find a service listed on YellowPages.ca, government shouldn't be providing it.

B.C. Police Seize 300 Km/h Motorcycle That Went Viral

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada

SAANICH, B.C. - Police on Vancouver Island have seized the motorcycle they believe was featured in a YouTube video racing along the Trans-Canada Highw...

Hunt For Missing BC Girl

CBC | Posted 02.23.2012 | Canada

A Vancouver Island family is desperately seeking their missing daughter this Christmas, and police are concerned she may be with a danger...