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Victoria News Jan 21 to 27, 2018

Jogger struck by vehicle dies

Jan 27, 2018 / 6:11 pm

A man has passed away after being hit by a vehicle while jogging on Gabriola Island, near Nanaimo, earlier this week. The incident occurred on Wednesday on...

Blue bridge standing tall

Jan 26, 2018 / 12:19 pm

It's the beginning of the end in Victoria. CTV Vancouver Island is reporting the final major puzzle piece for the new Johnson Street Bridge will be lifted...

Political twitter rift

Jan 25, 2018 / 1:16 pm

The tweet that shook the government. CTV is reporting that Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says he had a cordial call with Premier John Horgan that was aimed...

Perry Kendall stepping down

Jan 24, 2018 / 12:55 pm

British Columbia's first provincial health officer is resigning after nearly 20 years on the job. Dr. Perry Kendall, who declared a public health emergency...

Tsunami alert worked?

Jan 23, 2018 / 10:09 am

UPDATE 10:00 a.m. The Mayor of Tofino, Josie Osborne, tells Castanet the provinces Tsunami alert system appears to have worked well after a 7.9 quake hit off...

Tragic father, daughter trip

Jan 23, 2018 / 12:09 am

A father and his 15-year-old daughter have been tragically killed after a weekend ATV outing in Campbell River. The dad, daughter and another teen were out for...

Two bodies recovered

Jan 22, 2018 / 11:36 am

UPDATE: 11:33 a.m. Crews have recovered the body of a second person swept away in Woods Creek near Campbell River. CTV Vancouver Island is reporting that search...

Island getting lashed

Jan 22, 2018 / 8:28 am

Many BC Hydro customers on Vancouver Island remain without power following weekend storms. Thousands woke up this morning in the dark as powerful storms brought...

Mudslide prompts evac

Jan 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

Heavy rain caused a slope to give way near Campbell River on Sunday, prompting the city to issue an evacuation notice for four homes. The notice is mandatory...

Over 100cm in 24 hours

Jan 21, 2018 / 10:05 am

Can too much snow be a bad thing? Mount Washington Alpine Resort received over 105 centimetres of snow in the past 24 hours, closing the resort. “The...