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DNA match leads to conviction 22 years after B.C. sexual assault

DNA match leads to conviction 22 years after B.C. sexual assault

RICHMOND, B.C. — Police in Metro Vancouver say a DNA match led to a man's arrest and conviction more than 22 years after he broke into a woman's home and sexually assaulted her.
Royal Jubilee Hospital switch to electronic medical records expected to result in temporary delays

Royal Jubilee Hospital switch to electronic medical records expected to result in temporary delays

Startup scheduled for June 8; some patients could be diverted from ER as staff get used to using the new system
UVic officials to meet with students from pro-Palestinian encampment

UVic officials to meet with students from pro-Palestinian encampment

Elizabeth Croft, vice-president academic and provost, says the university is hopeful for productive dialogue “towards a peaceful resolution”
Missing Courtenay parrot could be victim of birdnapping, owner says

Missing Courtenay parrot could be victim of birdnapping, owner says

Sightings of an African grey parrot that disappeared on May 7 have been reported around Nanaimo
126 children and youth died from toxic drugs in five years, says BC Coroners Service

126 children and youth died from toxic drugs in five years, says BC Coroners Service

Unregulated drug toxicity was the leading cause of unnatural death for children and youth younger than 19 from 2019 to 2023.
Photo of stabbing suspect released by Surrey police

Photo of stabbing suspect released by Surrey police

A woman was allegedly assaulted with a weapon in the 10200-block of City Parkway in Surrey.
ICYMI: Local Squamish hero gets national recognition

ICYMI: Local Squamish hero gets national recognition

Chris Evans broke down a door to lead a resident to safety last month.
Trustee concludes Greg Martel ran a massive Ponzi scheme

Trustee concludes Greg Martel ran a massive Ponzi scheme

Investors were told their money would be used for bridge loans for real estate transactions, but it wasn’t.
Nature Conservancy of Canada buys B.C. grasslands for new conservation area

Nature Conservancy of Canada buys B.C. grasslands for new conservation area

CRANBROOK, B.C. — The Nature Conservancy of Canada says a new conservation area north of Cranbrook, B.C., will protect important bird habitat and preserve grasslands in the province's southeast.
Woman questions court’s authority, cites Indigenous rights; her case involves Victoria police chief

Woman questions court’s authority, cites Indigenous rights; her case involves Victoria police chief

Kati George-Jim is charged with obstructing police as they tried to arrest a person believed to have thrown water on the police chief at a memorial.