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The Tim Hortons restaurant on Northfield Road in Nanaimo suffered damage in an early-morning fire Tuesday, Aug. 2. The fire is being investigated as an arson. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Tim Hortons location in Nanaimo set on fire

Following Aug. 2 incident, RCMP have identified a suspect, but haven’t located him

The Tim Hortons restaurant on Northfield Road in Nanaimo suffered damage in an early-morning fire Tuesday, Aug. 2. The fire is being investigated as an arson. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A man receives a monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. The British Columbia government says monkeypox vaccine is being made available to eligible patients in most areas of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A man receives a monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montreal, Saturday, July 23, 2022. The British Columbia government says monkeypox vaccine is being made available to eligible patients in most areas of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo woman charged with the murder of her ex-boyfriend denied bail

Paris Jayanne Laroche appeared by video for hearing in B.C. Supreme Court

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
In this courtroom sketch, Aydin Coban is pictured at B.C. Supreme Court, in New Westminster, on Monday, June 6, 2022. The Dutch man, who is accused of extorting and harassing Port Coquitlam teenager Amanda Todd before she died in 2012, has pleaded not guilty to five criminal charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jane Wolsak

Harasser of B.C. teen posed to family as child-protection staff, Crown tells jury

The harassment began just before Todd turned 13 in November 2009

In this courtroom sketch, Aydin Coban is pictured at B.C. Supreme Court, in New Westminster, on Monday, June 6, 2022. The Dutch man, who is accused of extorting and harassing Port Coquitlam teenager Amanda Todd before she died in 2012, has pleaded not guilty to five criminal charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jane Wolsak
Eric John Shestalo, 50, has been identified as the alleged shooter in the July 21, 2022, attack in Chilliwack, B.C. (IHIT photo)

Suspect in double-homicide in Chilliwack found dead after 4 days at large

Eric Shestalo, 50, accused of killing two women found dead from self-inflicted gun shots

Eric John Shestalo, 50, has been identified as the alleged shooter in the July 21, 2022, attack in Chilliwack, B.C. (IHIT photo)
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Fraudulent Kelowna social worker sentenced to 5 years in prison

Riley Saunders stole approximately $461,000 that was intended for over 107 youth in his care

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
An SUV near 200th Street and the Langley Bypass was riddled with bullet holes in the shooting incident Monday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Suspect and 2 victims dead in Langley shooting

A third victim remains in critical condition Monday

An SUV near 200th Street and the Langley Bypass was riddled with bullet holes in the shooting incident Monday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A file photo shows Whistler Village, where a fatal shooting occurred July 24. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Victims of gang-related daytime shooting in Whistler identified

Satindera Gill and Meninder Dhaliwal were shot outside the Sundial Hotel midday Sunday

A file photo shows Whistler Village, where a fatal shooting occurred July 24. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are responding to an incident on Haliburton Street. A roadblock has been set up beginning at Woodhouse Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Man dead after RCMP shooting on central Vancouver Island

IIO investigating incident at Haliburton Street in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP are responding to an incident on Haliburton Street. A roadblock has been set up beginning at Woodhouse Street. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
A photo of the tarp-covered vehicle. (Facebook)

IHIT confirms suspect vehicle found connected to double homicide in Chilliwack

Jeep YJ belonging to alleged shooter Eric Shestalo has been found, says RCMP’s homicide team

A photo of the tarp-covered vehicle. (Facebook)
A screen grab from a video of the tarp-covered vehicle being towed away along Chilliwack Central Road with a police vehicle behind it. (Derek Pickering/ Facebook)

RCMP locate vehicle believed to belong to alleged suspect in fatal Chilliwack shooting

Eric Shestalo, 50, still at large following double homicide on McNaught in Chilliwack

A screen grab from a video of the tarp-covered vehicle being towed away along Chilliwack Central Road with a police vehicle behind it. (Derek Pickering/ Facebook)
A view from the corner of Bridal Falls Road and Cheam Road where there was a heavy police presence east of Chilliwack on Friday, July 22, 2022. (Adam Louis/ Black Press Media)

Heavy police presence at Bridal Falls east of Chilliwack as search for suspected killer continues

Unconfirmed reports RCMP were searching for Eric John Shestalo in area

A view from the corner of Bridal Falls Road and Cheam Road where there was a heavy police presence east of Chilliwack on Friday, July 22, 2022. (Adam Louis/ Black Press Media)
BC Ferries CEO Mark Collins addresses business leaders, politicians and military personnel invited to the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s business leader luncheon this past spring. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries CEO fired

Chief financial officer Jill Sharland promoted to interim CEO, replacing Mark Collins

BC Ferries CEO Mark Collins addresses business leaders, politicians and military personnel invited to the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s business leader luncheon this past spring. (Black Press Media file photo)
Chilliwack RCMP on scene in the 9700-block of McNaught Road near Yale Road on Thursday, July 21, 2022 for a triple shooting where two people were killed. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Man wanted in Chilliwack fatal shooting was due in court for domestic assault charge that day

Slain women were staying together in Chilliwack for safety after strangulation attempt, says friend

Chilliwack RCMP on scene in the 9700-block of McNaught Road near Yale Road on Thursday, July 21, 2022 for a triple shooting where two people were killed. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Eric John Shestalo, 50, has been identified as the alleged shooter in the July 21, 2022, attack in Chilliwack, B.C. (IHIT photo)

Man ‘armed and dangerous’ at large after shooting that left 2 dead, 1 injured in Chilliwack

Police believe Eric John Shestalo was the alleged shooter and knew the victims

Eric John Shestalo, 50, has been identified as the alleged shooter in the July 21, 2022, attack in Chilliwack, B.C. (IHIT photo)
Chilliwack RCMP were on scene at McNaught Road just south of Yale Road on Thursday, July 21, 2022 for a shooting where two people were injured. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack RCMP were on scene at McNaught Road just south of Yale Road on Thursday, July 21, 2022 for a shooting where two people were injured. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
(JP Letnick/Facebook)

Crews battle West Kelowna fire from land, sky and water

Two structures are on fire in West Kelowna, visible from Kelowna’s lakeshore

(JP Letnick/Facebook)
British Columbia's Attorney General David Eby speaks to reporters in Vancouver on June 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
British Columbia's Attorney General David Eby speaks to reporters in Vancouver on June 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
(Photo - B.C. Wildfire Services)

Fire crews fight winds as Lytton area blaze expands north

Mountainous terrain is making it difficult for ground crews

(Photo - B.C. Wildfire Services)
Former Vancouver Canuck Jake Virtanen, of Abbotsford, is on trial in Vancouver for one count of sexual assault. (File photo)

Woman testifies she felt ‘very violated’ after alleged sex assault by former Canuck Jake Virtanen

Complainant testifies on first day of trial related to incident in September 2017

Former Vancouver Canuck Jake Virtanen, of Abbotsford, is on trial in Vancouver for one count of sexual assault. (File photo)