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Trading politics: University runs market to predict provincial election results

By The Canadian Press
March 15, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: March 15, 2017 - 5:29pm

VANCOUVER — After 20 years of running election stock markets, Prof. Werner Antweiler believes the buying and selling of shares in political parties is a more accurate way of predicting election results than public opinion polling. 

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Premier wants to make B.C. a leader in emerging field of augmented reality

By The Canadian Press
March 14, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: March 14, 2017 - 5:22pm

VANCOUVER — As governments around the world put up barriers to increased trade and immigration, British Columbia has an opportunity to grow its burgeoning technology sector by opening its doors to skilled newcomers, Premier Christy Clark says.

Have you seen Shaun Radke? If so, Oceanside RCMP want to hear from you.
Have you seen Shaun Radke? If so, Oceanside RCMP want to hear from you. Oceanside RCMP

Oceanside RCMP issue call for wanted man

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
March 13, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: March 13, 2017 - 5:17pm

PARKSVILLE — Oceanside RCMP hope the public can help track down a man wanted on multiple arrest warrants.

Shaun James Radke, 37, who has ties to the Oceanside area, is wanted in relation to several outstanding property crime offences.

Clark wants all-party input on party donations panel; rules out taxpayer funding

By The Canadian Press
March 13, 2017 - 2:38pm Updated: March 14, 2017 - 11:20am

VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark wants an independent panel to review political financing in British Columbia, but her political opponents are accusing the Liberal government of delaying reforms by not backing bills that are already before the legislature.

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Jogger beaten, sexually assaulted on trail in suburban Victoria: RCMP

By The Canadian Press
March 13, 2017 - 2:37pm

COLWOOD, B.C. — Police say a 32-year-old woman is traumatized but expected to recover after being beaten and sexually assaulted while jogging in suburban Victoria.

West Shore RCMP Const. Alex Berube issued a news release saying officers were called just before 11 p.m. Sunday.