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Escaped African cats on the loose in Qualicum Beach, B.C.

The B.C. Conservation Officers Service (BCCOS) has confirmed that two African servals are on the loose on Vancouver Island. The conservation service says it received a call from the owner in the Qualicum Beach, B.C., area saying the exotic cats had been lost.

An African serval is shown. (iStock)

Mature trees cut down in Saanich were not memorial trees, says district

Greater Victoria residents may have noticed mature trees in Saanich, B.C., have been cut down to make way for the municipality's Shelbourne Street Improvements Project. The removal of the trees has raised some concerns from community members who noticed their absence between North Dairy Road and Pear Street.

A tree being removed along Shelbourne Street in Saanich, B.C., is shown. (CTV News)