Katie DeRosa

B.C. rental task force calls for end to ‘renovictions’

A government-appointed rental task force is calling for an end to “renovictions” by allowing residential renters to stay during renovations to their suites. It’s one of 23 recommendations for the...

Coast Guard hiring 150 jobs in B.C.

The Canadian Coast Guard has announced it is looking to fill 150 positions in B.C. to staff new lifeboat stations, ships and infrastructure projects. The federal agency is looking to add 500...

Barge spilling dozens of crushed cars into water in Saanich

Spectators compared the scene to an arcade game

Provincial legislature installing scanner, boosting security in response to Parliament Hill shooting

The British Columbia legislature will undergo a full security review in light of the shootings in Ottawa, including installation of a metal-detection scanner at one of the entrances 

B.C. legislature, CFB Esquimalt on alert after Parliament Hill shooting

Victoria police chief Frank Elsner said extra officers have been sent to secure the B.C. legislature building this morning (October 22) after a gunman’s attack at Parliament Hill in Ottawa 

Former worker held in Nanaimo mill deaths; no motive revealed

A 47-year-old former mill worker is in police custody facing murder charges in relation to the worst workplace shooting on Vancouver Island in recent memory.The man opened fire in the parking lot of...