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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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Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem's Old City during the holiest night of Ramadan in a show of force that threatened to deepen the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years. Earlier, police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem to worship.

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