Police found explosive devices at site of Saanich, B.C., bank shootout, three officers remain in hospital

Police have confirmed they found explosive devices in a vehicle at the scene of an attempted bank robbery that turned into a deadly shootout this week in Saanich, a quiet community on southern Vancouver Island. Meanwhile, authorities said three of the six officers injured during the incident remain in hospital — including one who is … Read more

‘This has been the thrill of my life’: B.C. Premier John Horgan won’t run in next election

VANCOUVER—British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced he’s not seeking another term as premier next election. Horgan made the announcement Tuesday afternoon, but did not give a set date for when he will leave the job, saying he will be the premier “tomorrow” and the “day after tomorrow.” “I’m not able to make another six-year … Read more

Duke of York ‘banned from public parts of Garter Day service’

T he disgraced Duke of York has reportedly been banned from appearing in public at the Garter Day service in Windsor amid a claim he had been keen for a return to royal duties. Andrew, who missed the Platinum Jubilee celebrations after testing positive for Covid, will only be allowed at private parts of Monday’s … Read more