Victoria News Dec 3 to 9, 2017

Time running out for money

Dec 9, 2017 / 9:07 am

Time is running out for several groups to apply for government monies. First Nations, local governments and not-for-profit organizations must have their...

1/4 kg of fentanyl seized

Dec 9, 2017 / 6:32 am

Police have confiscated enough fentanyl to potentially kill 125,000 people The quarter kilogram of the deadly drug was heading for Victoria when police seized...

Teens charged after fight

Dec 8, 2017 / 1:33 pm

Charges have now been laid after a brawl between a group of Duncan students earlier this week. The fight was caught on camera Monday near the James Street...

Another foot washes up

Dec 8, 2017 / 11:04 am

Another human foot has been found on British Columbia's coastline, the latest in more than a dozen such grim discoveries over the past decade. RCMP say a...

Amazing survival story

Dec 8, 2017 / 8:03 am

A Vancouver Island woman who tried to take her own life in October by jumping off a ferry now savours her second chance. Mya DeRyan was diagnosed with a...

Son arrested in death

Dec 7, 2017 / 6:20 pm

UPDATE 6:20 P.M. Family have confirmed the man taken into custody for the murder of Heather Jones is Jones' 22-year-old son, Martin Vandenberg. While...

Site C decision days away

Dec 6, 2017 / 5:30 pm

Officials in Premier John Horgan's office say the government's decision on the future of the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam could come as early...

15 years for killing senior

Dec 5, 2017 / 9:22 pm

A Mission man was sentenced to 15 years in jail for the death of a Port Alberni senior. Channon Paul Coulter pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of a...

Racism sparks fight?

Dec 5, 2017 / 7:15 pm

Accusations of racism are emerging after an online posting showing teens fighting in Duncan. The fight took place Monday at the James Street Campus of Cowichan...

BCLC gets more power

Dec 5, 2017 / 1:16 pm

More inspectors will be placed at British Columbia's high volume casinos under changes announced by the provincial government aimed at preventing money...

Bacon decision shakes faith

Dec 5, 2017 / 7:34 am

A recent court decision to stay charges against Jamie Bacon, could impact the public's faith in the judicial system according to B.C. Premier John Horgan....

Former commander fined

Dec 5, 2017 / 7:22 am

A former naval base commander in Victoria has pleaded guilty to a charge related to a sexual relationship he engaged in with an immediate subordinate. Nord...

BC reviews disaster x2

Dec 4, 2017 / 10:39 am

The B.C. government has formed a committee to looking into the double whammy faced by the province earlier this year - fire and floods. "Wildfires and...

Staying behind the wheel

Dec 3, 2017 / 3:22 pm

Changes are coming for B.C.'s elderly drivers. The road assessment that helps determine whether drivers can safely remain at the wheel will be enhanced next...