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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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New | Palestinians fear loss of family homes as evictions loom

Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of east Jerusalem in August are facing imminent eviction following a decades-long legal battle waged by ideological Jewish settlers against them and their neighbours.The families' plight has ignited weeks of demonstrations and clashes in recent days between protesters and Israeli police.

For a view of a COVID-19 future, Canadians should look across the pond

Britain, like Canada, is one of the only countries in the world to delay second doses for several months, so that more people can get protected from at least one dose faster. Now, after half the British population has had a single vaccine dose, new cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all down significantly.

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