Creating a rich hippie's vacation spot
American billionaire Craig McCaw owns his own Garden of Eden, B.C.'s James Island off the Saanich Peninsula. Now he's looking to develop it for well-heeled conservationists like himself
Victoria Times Colonist
Mexicans fill farm-work void
By Aaron Paton - Staff reporter
Armando Santiago Ana works at Kahlon Farms in Abbotsford, just a stone's throw from the Canada-U.S. border. Each day he picks raspberries, helps with...
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Arrests of First Nations activists raise questions
Last updated Jun 29 2005 12:36 PM PDT
Two prominent First Nations activists, who say they're on a mission to help native youth, were arrested in a full-scale police takedown on the Burrard bridge on Monday.
Alessandra Cross is 11 years old. She loves the forest, the beaches, the eagles, and all the other wild bounty of her home in a tiny village in the isolated islands of Haida Gwaii. But no matter how much she enjoys picking berries and playing in driftwood logs by the ocean,...
Canadian Press - OTTAWA (CP) - A key RCMP officer in the Maher Arar investigation says the normal safeguards on sharing intelligence with U.S. authorities were dropped in the wake of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.
The prime minister and his health minister are questioning the authenticity of tapes that suggest two Conservative members of Parliament could have been rewarded for supporting the Liberal government in last month's non-confidence vote.
Although on a seemingly never-ending tour, the legendary Bob Dylan doesn%u2019t often make his way north of the 49th parallel.
Here are the upcoming Canadian stops in Bob Dylan%u2019s future:
July 17, Victoria, BC %u2013 Save-On Foods Centre
July 19, Vancouver, BC...
President McAleese left Dublin this morning on an eight-day visit to three north American cities.
Mrs McAleese will visit Philadelphia, where she will be conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by Villanova University.
She will spend three days in Seattle before...
British Columbia's Liberals won a second straight majority government Tuesday, but unlike an almost clean sweep in 2001, Premier Gordon Campbell was battling a re-energized NDP.
In early results, the Liberals...
With a week to go before the BC Provincial elections, vandals have struck the West Side. Elections signs were torn down in Kitsilano and elsewhere. Party supporters have urged those responsible to work within the system if they have a beef with a particular candidate.
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Premier Gordon Campbell took aim at the New Democratic Party on Saturday at a Victoria area campaign stop, reminding supporters the May 17 election is 10 days away.
About 200 people chanted "B.C.'s back" at a boisterous stop to support five southern Vancouver...
VANCOUVER (CP) - In an election campaign where British Columbia's major parties promise the same thing, to stay the course, experts say many voters will choose not between ideas, but personalities.
Victoria %u2014 The B.C. Liberal re-election platform released Monday makes education, jobs, children, seniors and the environment its top priorities.
But there were no surprises in the platform, which was a...