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David Bamford plays the trumpet during last year’s Nanaimo International Jazz Festival parade. The City of Nanaimo recently voted to grant the festival $10,000. (Karl Yu/The News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo grants Jazz Fest $10,000

Funds will go towards second annual Nanaimo International Jazz Festival

David Bamford plays the trumpet during last year’s Nanaimo International Jazz Festival parade. The City of Nanaimo recently voted to grant the festival $10,000. (Karl Yu/The News Bulletin)
Local voices will shine when Choir YYJ plays Alix Goolden

Local voices will shine when Choir YYJ plays Alix Goolden

By Rae Porter If you’ve only ever thought of choirs as being…

Local voices will shine when Choir YYJ plays Alix Goolden
Dance Days will move you

Dance Days will move you

Dance Victoria presents Dance Days a 10-day cross city celebration of dance

Dance Days will move you
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Trudeau says vaccine delays not entirely unexpected
Federal NDP, Green leaders welcome Biden's plan to cancel Keystone XL
Sick-leave program is not to pay for post-vacation quarantines: Trudeau
Canada investigating timing of second vaccine dose
Kurt Browning takes centre stage with Victoria Symphony
Kurt Browning takes centre stage with Victoria Symphony
Enjoy a wee dram at The Victoria Whisky Fest

Enjoy a wee dram at The Victoria Whisky Fest

By Kyle Wells Tipple tasters the region over are gearing up to…

Enjoy a wee dram at The Victoria Whisky Fest
Canadian country music royalty join forces

Canadian country music royalty join forces

Corb Lund and Ian Tyson play Royal Theatre

Canadian country music royalty join forces
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Police uniforms, vehicles no longer allowed in Vancouver Pride parade

The Vancouver Pride Society has decided not to allow uniformed officers, police vehicles or weapons at the annual parade

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Teen killer, Kelly Ellard, seeks day parole once again

Teen killer, Kelly Ellard, seeks day parole once again

Kelly Ellard, who killed 14-year-old Reena Virk in 1997, asks for day parole

Teen killer, Kelly Ellard, seeks day parole once again
People cheer as they watch the news broadcast announcing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s order to test-fire the newly developed inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-15, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at the Pyongyang Train Station in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)

North Korea ‘brings us closer to war’

The U.S. ambassador to the UN said that North Korea’s launch of a missile “brings us closer” to war

People cheer as they watch the news broadcast announcing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s order to test-fire the newly developed inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-15, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at the Pyongyang Train Station in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
Bali flights resume, but volcanic ash still disrupts travel

Bali flights resume, but volcanic ash still disrupts travel

“This is a very unforgettable experience for us. So much hassle and definitely one for the books.”

Bali flights resume, but volcanic ash still disrupts travel

Christmas comes early for beer lovers

After a resounding success in its first year the Christmas Craft Beer…

Comic books take centre stage at expo

By Kyle Wells It may be all about the comics but don’t…

Chicago brings all that jazz to Royal

Chicago brings all that jazz to Royal

By Sara Wilson Broadway’s longest running American musical, Chicago is coming to…

Chicago brings all that jazz to Royal
Comedian set to tackle America in Canadian performance

Comedian set to tackle America in Canadian performance

He may not be polite but he doesn’t mince his words, and…

Comedian set to tackle America in Canadian performance
Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder

Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder

A 61 year old man has been arrested for the 2013 killing of Theresa Neville

Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks with the media in the Foyer of the House of Commons Wednesday. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Conservatives call for embattled Finance Minister Bill Morneau to resign

Morneau has faced intense pressure for not fully disclosing his personal financial arrangements

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks with the media in the Foyer of the House of Commons Wednesday. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)
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UPDATED: Crown calls ex-RCMP Tim Shields’ account of sexual encounter ‘rehearsed and self-serving’

Defence says consistent evidence from accused and complainant should be treated equally

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War criminal drinks poison in court and dies

War criminal drinks poison in court and dies

A convicted Croatian war criminal has died after swallowing what he said was poison

War criminal drinks poison in court and dies
B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

The party is demanding the BC NDP government include education on the dangers of cannabis

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules
Trump retweets racially divisive videos about Muslims

Trump retweets racially divisive videos about Muslims

President Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims

Trump retweets racially divisive videos about Muslims