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Use of surveillance tech to monitor seniors at home on rise
When Ross Armstrong's 85-year-old mother opens her door after 9 p.m., he's alerted via text message.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
B.C. ministry can't explain increasing delays in family law cases
The Justice Ministry said it's unclear what's causing the delays, because the family law system is otherwise seeing improvements in the time it takes to start a trial, and a decline in the number of new family cases.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
TAKE 5 in Historic Victoria
While its parks and buildings might seem youthful when measured against some other international locales, the history of southern Vancouver Island is a fascinating blend of ancient First Nations cultures and European settlement history reaching back to the mid-19th century.
The Globe and Mail
Economy has thrown us some curve balls, Bank of Canada's Murray says
A cyclist passes the Bank of Canada building through a snow-covered sidewalk in Ottawa in this file photo.
GoldON Files Exploration Permit for Slate Falls Gold-Silver Project in Northwestern Ontario
Victoria, British Columbia CANADA, March 06, 2014 /FSC/ - GoldON Resources Ltd. , is pleased to report that it has filed with the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines for an exploration permit that includes line cutting, mechanical stripping and diamond drilling.
Courtenay Comox Valley Record
People with disabilities have to 'navigate a river'
Jason Byrnes, a retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces, will still have his expenses covered come April 1 when federal regulations preclude Health Canada from distributing marijuana for medical purposes.
WestJet Passenger Leaves Sexist Message to Pilot, She Responds
On Wednesday, an airplane was on its scheduled route from Calgary to Victoria, B.C., with female pilot Carey Steacy leading the flight.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Kit converts a stand-up paddleboard into a sit-down Oar Board
Given the recent announcements of products like the ElectraFin and the Rum Runner , it certainly looks like we're in the midst of a stand-up paddleboarding gold rush.
South Delta Leader
Cover Story: Boundary Bay Airport flying high
Boundary Bay Airport manager Tim Bain with Island Express Air owner Gerry Visser and pilot Adrian Bernstein .
Courtenay Comox Valley Record
Molly's saviour in Comox Valley getting bravery award
The "truly heroic" rescuer who found 25-year-old Molly Burton injured and bleeding last September off Comox Road after she was hit by a car is being honoured on a national scale.
3 getaways for this weekend, from Port Townsend to Victoria
Saturday is International Women's Day. If your boots were made for walkin' , get out of town to one of these events with a female focus: Women playwrights reading, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8; 3 one-act plays, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 7-8, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9; $10-$15, Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St., Port Townsend Shop, ... (more)
2 artists with Vancouver ties to receive Governor General's Awards
A passenger on a WestJet flight last Sunday couldn't resist leaving a sexist memento for the pilot.T he Calgary to Victoria route was flown by pilot Carey Smith Steacy, who, much to the disdain of one passenger, is a woman.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Vote for Lewis Ginter in a national best public garden contest
If you needed something to help you think about spring and the warmer promises that lay ahead, this local contest is what you need.
Shilling discovery could rewrite Canadian history
An amateur treasure hunter with a hand-held metal detector has turned Canadian history on its head after finding a 16th century shilling buried in clay on the shores of Vancouver Island.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Kandle finds company in the darkness
On her debut album, In Flames , the deep-voiced 23-year-old entangles unsuspecting listeners in her sinister web with canniness and restraint beyond her years.
Line towing stranded Canadian navy ship snaps as HMCS Protecteur...
A snapped tow line is the latest problem as the disabled Canadian naval supply ship HMCS Protecteur limps back to Hawaii after an engine room fire left it dead in the water.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Laine Welch: CO2 charged waters destroying Pacific shellfish stocks
Just as Nero fiddled while Rome burned, U.S. policy makers are quibbling over climate issues as bivalves dissolve in an increasingly corrosive Pacific Ocean.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Victoria police recover $50,000 in stolen goods, make two arrests
About $50,000 in stolen property is online and waiting to be claimed by their rightful owners today, after a months-long investigation by the Victoria Police Department netted the goods.