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Aye Aye, Captain!

Apr 18, 2019 / 8:00 pm

A BC Ferries vessel could be yours. The Howe Sound Queen was recently put up for auction and the high bid on Thursday afternoon is $10,751. The auction listing...

Firebug burning school

Apr 18, 2019 / 11:10 am

RCMP are investigating a series of suspicious fires in Vancouver Island. Nanaimo RCMP are investigating a series of eight fires all at the same elementary...

The cat came back

Apr 18, 2019 / 7:26 am

Rescuers are caring for a frightened and burned cat that escaped a deadly apartment fire near Victoria. The blaze broke out April 7 in Esquimalt and quickly...

Cruise ship season is back

Apr 16, 2019 / 1:56 pm

The B.C. tourist season officially kicked off today with the arrival of the first cruise ship of the season in Victoria on Tuesday. The cruise ship industry...

Pot jobs sought after

Apr 16, 2019 / 7:51 am

People line up for jobs at government-run cannabis store on Vancouver Island. The store won't be open for months but people in Courtenay B.C. are eager for...

More measles concerns

Apr 16, 2019 / 7:40 am

There have been more potential measles exposures on Vancouver Island. Island Health has issued another warning regarding exposures on the island Monday. CTV...

Women's drinks spiked

Apr 12, 2019 / 12:51 pm

Two women have come forward, saying their drinks were spiked at a Nanaimo nightclub. RCMP are warning the public after the alleged tampering on April 5, CTV...

Body found in Saanich

Apr 11, 2019 / 3:40 pm

Police are on the scene of the discovery of a man's body in Saanich. The body was found in the Gordon Head area of the Vancouver Island community, CTV News...

Surf's up in quest for Games

Apr 11, 2019 / 6:23 am

Top Canadian surfers will gather in Tofino for the right to compete in Olympic trials next month. The sport makes its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games, and...

Ailing orca on the mend

Apr 10, 2019 / 4:08 pm

A killer whale that showed signs of sickness appears to be improving. Southern resident orca J17 appeared malnourished and to have signs of "peanut...

Another case of measles

Apr 10, 2019 / 3:26 pm

Another case of measles has been confirmed on Vancouver Island. Island Health says the latest case – the third since Monday – is in Greater...

Deadly rabbit disease back

Apr 10, 2019 / 12:39 pm

A rare disease that kills rabbits appears to have returned to parts of Vancouver Island. British Columbia's Forests Ministry issued a warning advising pet...

Hash highway 'shutdown'

Apr 10, 2019 / 12:22 pm

The Department of National Defence indicates HMCS Regina, a Canadian warship involved in Operation Artemis, an ongoing Canadian Forces campaign in the Middle...

Projects spark jump in crime

Apr 10, 2019 / 6:42 am

Crime has skyrocketed around two new supportive housing projects in Nanaimo. A fire at a housing complex on Terminal Avenue Monday is the latest incident to put...

Double-murder trial starting

Apr 9, 2019 / 1:50 pm

The trial of a Victoria-area father accused of killing his two young daughters on Christmas Day is expected to start soon. CTV News reports jury selection is...

Fire at supportive housing

Apr 9, 2019 / 9:55 am

Fire at a temporary supportive housing site in Nanaimo displaced 20 residents Monday evening. Flames and smoke poured from the Terminal Avenue facility shortly...

Pricey bridge faces audit

Apr 9, 2019 / 9:37 am

Victoria's new and over-budget Johnson Street Bridge looks set to go under the audit microscope. Gordon Ruth, B.C.'s Auditor General for Local...

Pedestrian struck, killed

Apr 8, 2019 / 2:19 pm

A man walking a bicycle was struck and killed by a truck on Vancouver Island's Pat Bay Highway. The 24-year-old Victoria man was struck about 3 p.m....

Cops injured in standoff

Apr 8, 2019 / 11:06 am

Two police officers were injured during a standoff in Sidney on Sunday. Police attempted to serve a warrant to an "uncooperative" suspect who...

Woman dies in blaze

Apr 8, 2019 / 10:36 am

The BC Coroners Service confirms a woman in her 60s has died in an apartment fire in Esquimalt. Flames broke out in the four-storey building Sunday afternoon....