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No charges approved against owner of Vancouver Island – BC driving school

The British Columbia Prosecution Service says no charges have been approved against Steve Wallace, a well-known driving instructor from Greater Victoria.

“After a full review of the investigative materials provided by the investigative agency, the Crown prosecutor responsible for assessing the charges concluded that the charge assessment standard had not been met for any criminal offense and that no charges will be brought,” the prosecution said in a statement. .

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In early October, sexual assault charges were recommended against Wallace, the owner of Wallace Driving School, according to documents shared with Global News by a complainant.

At the time, the Insurance Corporation of BC announced that after investigating Wallace, it was permanently revoking his driving instructor license, subject to a 30-day appeal window.

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The Crown-run car insurer also said Wallace had agreed to several conditions, including not going to premises where driving students might be present.

— with files from Kylie Stanton

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