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BC: when in doubt, review

Oct 16, 2017 / 4:14 pm

The B.C. New Democrat government has announced reviews or consultations on a number of issues since coming to power in July. On Monday, the NDP announced it had...

Ride-sharing a year away

Oct 16, 2017 / 3:24 pm

Legislation allowing ride-sharing in British Columbia is a year away after the province hired an expert today to consult on the best way forward. Transportation...

Struck in crosswalk

Oct 15, 2017 / 9:13 pm

A pedestrian was struck in the middle of a Victoria crosswalk on Sunday. The woman was travelling on a skateboard when she as hit by a vehicle at Johnson and...

Fruit growing is big business

Oct 15, 2017 / 8:32 am

How big is the tree fruit industry in B.C.? The provincial government reports that in 2016, B.C. fruit growers produced more than 128,000 tonnes (128,000,000...

Candles behind deadly fire

Oct 13, 2017 / 3:52 pm

The cause of a house fire that killed a family of three in Nanaimo has been ruled accidental. An investigation by Nanaimo Fire and Rescue suggests the most...

Police investigating home

Oct 12, 2017 / 8:20 pm

Officers spent Thursday investigating a Campbell River home, but police aren't saying much about what they're doing. The Emergency Response Team and and...

Police shoot, kill man

Oct 12, 2017 / 3:27 pm

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating after a man was shot to death by police. About 6 a.m. Thursday, RCMP were asked to assist...

Fire victims identified

Oct 11, 2017 / 12:15 pm

The identities of three people killed in a Nanaimo house fire have been confirmed by a family member. The bodies of Jason Stephenson, Amberlee Scarr and their...

Small quake shakes Island

Oct 11, 2017 / 8:45 am

Officials say a small earthquake has struck off the west coast of Vancouver Island. The United States Geological Survey says the 4.5-magnitude quake struck at...

3 bodies at scene of fire

Oct 10, 2017 / 8:05 pm

UPDATE 8:05 p.m. RCMP say two adults and a seven-year-old girl were found in the home, and their deaths will be investigated by the serious crime unit. The...