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Metchosin Mayor John Ranns (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria mayor wants changes to prison-transfer system after alleged murder by escapees

James Busch and Zachary Armitage have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Martin Payne

Metchosin Mayor John Ranns (Black Press Media file photo)
A few Metchosin residents are speaking out after the William Head prison escapees from July 2019 have been charged with the first-degree murder of Martin Payne, 60. (Martin Payne/Facebook)

One year after prison escape, Greater Victoria residents still don’t feel safe

‘I don’t want to constantly have to be on guard,’ residents react to murder charges

A few Metchosin residents are speaking out after the William Head prison escapees from July 2019 have been charged with the first-degree murder of Martin Payne, 60. (Martin Payne/Facebook)
An inmate at Mountain Institution in Agassiz has tested positive for COVID-19.

Positive COVID-19 case confirmed at Mountain Institution in Agassiz

Inmate was one of 15 transferred from Abbotsford prison after 14-day isolation

An inmate at Mountain Institution in Agassiz has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Mission Institution is Canada’s hardest hit prison amid the pandemic. (Black Press Media files)

Canadian prisoner files lawsuit over safety of inmates during COVID-19 pandemic

Suit says they’d like to see the timely release of federal prisoners

The Mission Institution is Canada’s hardest hit prison amid the pandemic. (Black Press Media files)
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