Victoria News Dec 31, 2017 to Jan 6, 2018

Grizzlies maul Warriors

Jan 6, 2018 / 8:01 am

The West Kelowna Warriors were mauled by the Victoria Grizzlies 7-3 Friday night. The Warriors traveled to the provincial capital for the BC Hockey League...

Son charged with murder

Jan 5, 2018 / 5:18 pm

A man accused of killing his mother on Salt Spring Island has been charged with second-degree murder. Martin Galen Vandenberg, 22, was arrested Friday by police...

Slain sisters, public funeral

Jan 5, 2018 / 4:30 pm

The two Oak Bay sisters allegedly murdered by their father on Christmas Day will be remembered next week. A service for Chloe Berry, 6, and her sister Aubrey,...

Milk on demand

Jan 5, 2018 / 8:41 am

You've heard of beer on tap, how about getting your milk on tap? People on Vancouver Island can now head to Morningstar Farm in Parksville to purchase milk...

Dad faces murder charges

Jan 4, 2018 / 4:05 pm

A man facing two charges of second-degree murder in the deaths of his young daughters made a brief appearance Thursday in a Victoria courtroom. Andrew...

Tofino grounding avoidable

Jan 4, 2018 / 12:18 pm

The Transportation Safety Board says insufficient planning contributed to a tourist vessel running aground off Tofino, B.C., in October 2016. Twenty-six...

Pets attacked by cougar

Jan 4, 2018 / 6:35 am

Pet owners are on alert after a series of cougar attacks around Port Hardy. Cougar sightings have been made all over the northern Vancouver Island community,...

Dad charged in sister deaths

Jan 3, 2018 / 4:15 pm

The father of two girls who were found dead in a Victoria-area home on Christmas Day has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder. RCMP say in a...

Homeowner grant increased

Jan 3, 2018 / 11:19 am

With housing prices continuing to rise, the provincial government has raised the threshold for the homeowner grant to $1.65M, compared to $1.6M in 2017. The...

Baby born in laundry room

Jan 2, 2018 / 7:34 pm

The first baby born on southern Vancouver Island in 2018 made a dramatic entrance Monday, delivered on the floor of the family's laundry room with her...

Flu outbreak in care homes

Jan 1, 2018 / 7:15 am

Four Vancouver Island long-term care facilities have been hit with an influenza outbreak. Three are in the Nanaimo-Parksville area, and one in Victoria. Island...