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  • B.C. court hears appeal for convicted double child-killer Andrew Berry
    Andrew Berry was convicted on two counts of second-degree murder in the killing of six-year-old Chloe Berry and four-year-old Aubrey Berry on Christmas Day, 2017.
    Crime
    Jun 20
  • Evidence ‘overwhelmingly’ proved murder, Crown tells Andrew Berry appeal hearing
    On Friday Crown concluded its arguments, telling the court the physical evidence was so overwhelming that any error in instructions to the jury were irrelevant.
    Crime
    Jun 23
  • Vancouver Island’s Oak Bay to phase out noisy, polluting, gas-powered garden tools
    Banned items will include chainsaws and lawn mowers. Users, from homeowners to professional landscaping companies, will have three years to phase out gas-powered items.
    Environment
    May 26
  • Mom of slain Oak Bay sisters supports recent changes to Canada’s Divorce Act
    Legal experts and a mother whose ex-partner was convicted of murdering their two daughters hope changes to Canada's Divorce Act will better protect children.
    Crime
    Mar 7, 2021
  • BC Ferries vessel suffers hydraulic failure ahead of busy long weekend travel
    The Queen of Oak Bay left Horseshoe Bay for Nanaimo just after 8 p.m. Wednesday but began to experience mechanical issues partway through its journey.
    Canada
    Apr 14
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  • Father of girls found dead in Oak Bay on Christmas Day charged with 2nd-degree murder
    Andrew Robert Douglas Berry, 43, was arrested and charged upon his release from hospital.
    Crime
    Jan 3, 2018
  • B.C. man accused of murdering daughters felt ‘helpless’ in custody dispute: Witness
    The trial of the Oak Bay father who has pleaded not guilty to murdering his two young daughters continued Thursday.
    Jul 18, 2019
  • Defence for B.C. man accused of murdering daughters questions ex-partner’s reliability at trial
    Wednesday marked the third day of testimony and cross-examination of Sarah Cotton, Andrew Berry's former partner and the mother of Chloe and Aubrey.
    Crime
    Jul 10, 2019
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  • Photo exhibits from Andrew Berry murder trial released to the public
    WARNING: This story contains graphic details and images that may not be suitable for all readers.
    Sep 3, 2019
  • Trial of B.C. man accused of murdering daughters hears heartbreaking testimony from girls’ mother
    For the first time, Chloe and Aubrey Berry's mother took the stand, describing the day of her daughters' murder in heartbreaking detail.
    Crime
    Jul 8, 2019
  • B.C. man accused of murdering daughters had good co-parenting relationship, argues defence
    On Tuesday, Andre Berry's defence cross examined the murdered girls' mother, with a line of questions suggesting the two had an amicable parenting relationship.
    Crime
    Jul 9, 2019
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  • Minimum 22-year sentence for B.C. father convicted of murdering daughters on Christmas
    Andrew Berry was found guilty in September of two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths and now faces a mandatory life sentence.
    Crime
    Dec 19, 2019
  • Crown asks why B.C. man didn’t deny killing his daughters after alleged attack
    WARNING: This story contains details that may be disturbing to some readers
    Crime
    Aug 28, 2019
  • B.C. wines: Annual grape harvest well underway in Okanagan
    Their hard work carries on the centuries-old tradition of winemaking for another fruitful year ahead in the Okanagan.
    Canada
    Oct 8, 2021
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  • Sentencing to begin Monday for B.C. father convicted of killing 2 daughters on Christmas
    Andrew Berry was found guilty in September of two counts of second degree murder in connection to the deaths of six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey Berry.
    Crime
    Dec 15, 2019
  • Trial of B.C. man accused of murdering daughters hears troubling past child abuse allegations
    Multiple allegations of child abuse, which were all deemed to be unfounded, prevented Andrew Berry from seeing his daughters without supervision, a social worker testified.
    Crime
    Jul 12, 2019
  • Trial hears B.C. murder suspect describe violent attack that led to daughters’ deaths
    Andrew Berry testified he was playing with his daughters hours before he woke up to find them murdered, which he says was linked to a gambling debt.
    Crime
    Aug 22, 2019
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  • Chloe and Aubrey’s deaths ‘cannot be in vain’ says mother at killer’s sentencing
    Addressing a Victoria court room for the first time since the father of her two children was convicted of second-degree murder, Sarah Cotton told them court she has depression, anxiety and is in debt.
    Crime
    Dec 17, 2019
  • Crown disputes attack described by B.C. man on trial for killing daughters
    The Vancouver Island man on trial for allegedly killing his two daughters was challenged on his version of events during his third day of testimony Friday.
    Crime
    Aug 23, 2019