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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jul 10, 2019
Photo exhibits from Andrew Berry murder trial released to the public
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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.
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.
Jul 9, 2019
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.
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
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.
Oct 8, 2021
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.
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.
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.
Aug 22, 2019
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.
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.
Aug 23, 2019