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NZ warship arrives in BC

Apr 25, 2018 / 5:26 pm

Seaspan's Victoria Shipyards is welcoming the extended stay of a guest from down under on Thursday when the New Zealand navy frigate Te Kaha is officially...

Pot evolution, not revolution

Apr 25, 2018 / 1:46 pm

British Columbia's solicitor general says the province's pending recreational marijuana legislation will be more evolutionary than set in stone. Mike...

BC's new lieut. governor

Apr 24, 2018 / 4:18 pm

The former head of multiple community organizations has been sworn in as British Columbia's newest lieutenant governor. Janet Austin officially took on the...

Condo-flipping crackdown

Apr 24, 2018 / 3:16 pm

The provincial government is moving to ease B.C.'s housing crisis by cracking down on tax evasion in the condominium market and giving municipalities more...

UVic develops syphilis shot

Apr 24, 2018 / 2:50 pm

Researchers at the University of Victoria have been granted a patent to develop a potential vaccine against syphilis. Microbiologist Caroline Cameron says rates...

Guichon thanked for service

Apr 23, 2018 / 3:59 pm

The lost confidence vote for British Columbia's Liberal government and the establishment of a NDP minority may have meant a giant political upheaval, but it...

Prescription led to OD

Apr 21, 2018 / 12:00 pm

The parents of a Victoria teen who died from an accidental overdose yesterday say they felt trapped by a medical system that didn't give them a say in their...

Police wrangle runaway pig

Apr 20, 2018 / 12:17 pm

Police turned pig wranglers in Saanich Friday morning. They chased an escaped sow across the grounds of Elk Lake School after it fled its pen. It took two...

Investigating ex-police chief

Apr 19, 2018 / 8:31 pm

British Columbia's Court of Appeal has ruled an external investigation into the conduct of Victoria's former police chief can go ahead, but it notes the...

Hundreds line funeral route

Apr 19, 2018 / 4:08 pm

Hundreds of people lined a procession route of uniformed officers as some wiped away tears outside a church Thursday before the funeral of a Victoria constable...

Capital city traffic woes

Apr 19, 2018 / 6:54 am

The dismantling of Victoria's old Johnson Street Bridge is causing some commuter chaos. Drives typically taking five minutes dragged into half-hour...