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Seconds from drowning

Jun 28, 2017 / 6:08 am

Paddleboarders saved a youth from drowning on Vancouver Island, Tuesday. The foreign exchange student came within seconds of drowning on Thetis Lake. Two...

Speaker battle continues

Jun 27, 2017 / 12:38 pm

The war of words over the Speaker of the Legislature continues to spew in Victoria. A letter sent by Finance Minister Mike de Jong to newly elected Speaker...

Horgan: let's decide this

Jun 26, 2017 / 5:34 pm

Two coveted goals of the NDP and Greens were defeated Monday in the B.C. legislature as the opposition parties resolved no bills should be considered until a...

Going down swinging

Jun 26, 2017 / 12:53 pm

The BC Liberals are bracing for defeat on Thursday after 16 years in office, but they first want to reform the province's campaign finance laws as a final...

Confidence motion today

Jun 26, 2017 / 8:44 am

British Columbia's New Democrats are following through on their promise to oust the Liberals from power. They intend to introduce an amended motion Monday...

Noted BC activist dies

Jun 23, 2017 / 7:13 pm

Gwen Barlee, a defender of wild animals and advocate for enhanced endangered species legislation in British Columbia, has died. The Wilderness Committee, where...

Huge blaze on car barge

Jun 23, 2017 / 4:56 pm

A huge fire erupted among scrap cars on a barge in Victoria, Friday afternoon. The fire started about 2 p.m. in the Gorge Waterway, sending dark, acrid smoke...

Confidence motion Monday

Jun 23, 2017 / 3:28 pm

British Columbia's New Democrats say they will introduce an amended motion Monday that aims to defeat Premier Christy Clark's minority Liberal...

Pride crosswalk destroyed

Jun 23, 2017 / 6:36 am

Vandals destroyed a rainbow crosswalk in Campbell River within hours of it being installed. Residents are shocked after vandals repeatedly did burnouts on the...

Throne speech promises

Jun 22, 2017 / 2:43 pm

A throne speech outlining what could be the final goals of Premier Christy Clark's government includes a promise to hold a referendum on electoral reform....

No charges after gunfire

Jun 22, 2017 / 2:25 pm

UPDATE: Thursday 2:20 p.m. A man arrested after shots were fired at Victoria's Fisherman's Wharf on Wednesday has been released. Police boarded one of...

Boy falls 30 ft down drain

Jun 22, 2017 / 1:15 pm

A 13-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after falling almost 30 feet down an open storm drain at his school. Fire crews arrived on scene to Dover Bay Secondary...

Beginning of Clark's end?

Jun 22, 2017 / 6:21 am

B.C. politicians return to the legislature in Victoria today, marking the beginning of the end for the minority Liberal government. Premier Christy Clark's...

Clock ticks on Liberals

Jun 21, 2017 / 1:55 pm

The clock that counts down to the expected defeat of Premier Christy Clark's minority government starts ticking Thursday with the throne speech. After that,...

Sex charges span decades

Jun 21, 2017 / 1:51 pm

Police in Victoria say 23 new charges have been laid against a man who is already accused of a series of sexual assaults dating back decades. A news release...