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Historic home of notorious B.C. cult listed for $2.8M

The former homestead of one of Canada’s most notorious cults is up for sale. The historic island property is largely unchanged since the 1920s, when it served as the reputed 'Ark of Refuge' for spiritual leader Brother XII and his Aquarian Foundation.

A large barn that was originally constructed as a dormitory for followers of Brother XII on the De Courcy Island farm. (Mark Lester/Colliers)

Pay-by-space parking coming to downtown Victoria parkades

The City of Victoria introduced a pilot project in the Johnson Street parkade last year, and says it's expanding the program in response to its success. The Centennial Square parkade will be the next to convert to the new system, beginning on Monday, May 10.

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4 ex-cops indicted on U.S. civil rights charges in George Floyd's death

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating the Black man's constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air, according to indictments unsealed Friday.

U.K. to offer under-40s alternative to AstraZeneca shot

People under 40 in Britain will not be given the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to extremely rare blood clots, the government said Friday. It said the change would not affect the goal of giving all U.K. adults at least one vaccine dose by July.

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