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cheknews.ca — Robert Mercer, the man called the “reclusive hedge-fund tycoon behind the Trump presidency” may be celebrating Independence Day on the West Coast of Canada. Mercer’s ultra luxurious, mega-yacht Sea Owl, is anchored in Gowlland Harbour on Quadra Island and has been in B.C. waters for at least several days. On Canada Day, the Sea Owl was in Saanich Inlet, near Butchart Gardens. Guests aboard the Sea Owl were shuttled by back and forth to the gardens.
cheknews.ca — Two tandem skydivers have been rescued by emergency crews after being stuck in trees in Saanichton. The skydivers were blown off course and landed in the tree canopy. One walked away from the scene but the other has at least one fracture. Paramedics took him to a hospital out on a stretcher. A private arborist company was involved, climbing the tree to hook up and lower the jumpers.
cheknews.ca — The Oak Bay Police Department is currently investigating a missing person file involving a 64-year old Victoria resident. Bill Harvey was last seen at the Oak Bay Marina around 9 o’clock Monday night. Foul play is not suspected in Mr. Harvey’s disappearance, but police are worried about his welfare. Significant resources have been deployed by the Canadian Coast Guard’s Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in aid to the search for Mr. Harvey. Please call Oak Bay Police if you have any information.
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