Victoria News Dec 24 to 30, 2017

Coroners called to crash

Dec 30, 2017 / 6:58 am

Coroners were called to a crash that shut down a major route in Sooke Friday evening. The two-vehicle collision closed Sooke Road for several hours and is...

Child rep eyes deaths

Dec 29, 2017 / 3:46 pm

British Columbia's child and youth representative says his office has begun to collect information about two young sisters who were found dead in a...

Family hopes for closure

Dec 29, 2017 / 6:12 am

The discovery of human remains Wednesday near Lake Cowichan is offering possible closure for the family of a man who went missing more than 10 years ago. DNA...

City drops mayor lawsuit

Dec 28, 2017 / 1:56 pm

Nanaimo has dropped a lawsuit against its mayor, who councillors have accused of leaking confidential information to an employee. The city said in a statement...

Home invasion, shooting

Dec 28, 2017 / 5:59 am

RCMP are investigating what they believe to be a targeted shooting in Nanaimo. Police say the home invasion sent one man to hospital with serious injuries. The...

'Can-opener' claims victim

Dec 27, 2017 / 7:45 pm

A semi truck slammed into a bridge in Victoria Wednesday, ripping open the truck's trailer. But for residents of the area, it came as no surprise. The...

'Such pure hearts'

Dec 27, 2017 / 6:10 pm

UPDATE: 6:10 p.m. The father of two young sisters who were found dead in their Oak Bay home on Christmas Day was taken to hospital with injuries, and the deaths...

Protesters vow to fight on

Dec 27, 2017 / 3:29 pm

First Nations activists who lost a legal battle to continue protesting at a fish farm off the coast of Vancouver Island say the decision hasn't dissuaded...

Housing top issue for 2018

Dec 25, 2017 / 6:55 am

Premier John Horgan says addressing British Columbia's housing crisis is his government's top priority in 2018, but it's not the only pressing...

One last try at reform

Dec 25, 2017 / 6:52 am

A pact with the Green party that allowed the NDP to form a minority government in British Columbia is a working example of electoral reform ahead of a...

Merry Christmas BC

Dec 24, 2017 / 8:38 am

Premier John Horgan has released a statement as the Christmas celebrations are about to begin on Christmas day. "Dec. 25 is a special day for Christians...

NDP leaks 'Santa's list'

Dec 24, 2017 / 6:33 am

Just in time for Christmas, the BC NDP has released a "leaked document" from the North Pole. With tongue in cheek, the NDP claim they've received...