British Columbia

Trial to start for trio in polygamous sect accused of transporting minors

By The Canadian Press
November 22, 2016 - 10:36am

CRANBROOK, B.C. — The trial for three people with ties to a fundamentalist polygamous sect in southeastern British Columbia begins today.

Brandon Blackmore, Emily Crossfield and James Oler are accused of unlawfully removing a child from Canada with the intention of a sexual purpose.

Former coal baron's Victoria castle now a popular tourism - and wedding - spot

By The Canadian Press
November 21, 2016 - 4:26pm

VICTORIA — The grey, cool mist of an autumn morning briefly hides the full glory of the castle on the hill.

But the fog soon gives way to bright sunshine, and light shining on stained-glass windows spreads a kaleidoscope of colours across a decked-out 19th century dining room table.