Weekend mix of sun and cloud for B.C.’s South Coast
Clearing skies are on tap for much of B.C.’s South Coast, says CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe.
Why are home prices so high and when will they fall?
A recent report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development that revealed Canada has the third most overvalued real estate in the developed world offered few surprises for analysts who say the market is heading for a price correction.
Victoria advisor cost investors $65M, alleges BCSC
A Victoria-area financial advisor has been accused of perpetrating a massive fraud that cost hundreds of investors a total of $65 million.
Wire snags Saanich mountain biker by the throat
A Vancouver Island mountain biker is warning other riders to watch out after he nearly had his throat slashed by a wire hanging across a trail — but police say they don’t have any evidence of malicious intent.
Filipina nanny human trafficking claims disputed
The defence lawyer for a couple facing human trafficking charges related to their nanny is picking apart her story, saying she didn’t face the sort of oppressive servitude that she claims.
‘Deer burning’ video in Dawson Creek, B.C., stirs outrage
A disturbing video that appears to show the burning of a deer in a northern B.C. town has prompted an investigation by officials.
Drunk Stanley Cup rioter gets conditional sentence
The Stanley Cup rioter who argued he was too drunk to be held responsible for his actions has been handed a 30-day conditional sentence with no jail time.
Woman loses $6,000 in Vancouver rental scam
Police are warning renters to be careful when looking for apartments after a woman lost $6,000 in a fake landlord scam in Vancouver.
Fake farm concealed underground grow-op in Langley, B.C.
Police in Langley, B.C., have dismantled a grow-op made from five shipping containers buried under a fake farmyard, in the second such bust since last month.
Canada’s offshore oil spill response outdated, audits found
Internal government audits of the Canadian Coast Guard’s capacity to monitor and respond to a marine oil spill found a system that was outdated, disorganized and in need of an overhaul.