A Nanaimo man is free after being held in Syria for more than 8 months. An emotional Kristian Lee Baxter told a press conference in Beirut that he thought he would be there (Syria) forever; Firefighters from several municipalities contain a wildfire in East Sooke;  and do cats not recognize the sounds of their names or are they just ignoring us? Researchers think they have the answer. Those stories and more on Morning CHEK.

Ben O'Hara