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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...

Shania to visit BC troops

Apr 18, 2018 / 6:03 pm

Country music superstar Shania Twain will visit Canadian troops Thursday at CFB Esquimalt. Twain will meet troops at the Victoria-area Canadian Forces base. A...

Masked man robs trailer

Apr 18, 2018 / 3:40 pm

Police are on the hunt for an armed man who broke into a Vancouver Island home in the early morning hours of Monday and stole cash. The break and enter occurred...

$1.9B for affordable rentals

Apr 18, 2018 / 2:05 pm

British Columbia's government is investing $1.9 billion over the next 10 years to help build 14,000 affordable homes for renters. Premier John Horgan says...

Can BC restrict pipeline?

Apr 18, 2018 / 10:41 am

Environment Minister George Heyman says B.C. will take its Trans Mountain pipeline reference case to court by April 30. Heyman says the government will file its...

Werewolf rabies remedy?

Apr 17, 2018 / 7:13 pm

A Victoria naturopath is claiming to have treated a four-year-old boy's fear of werewolves by prescribing a remedy made from rabid dog saliva. Dr. Anke...

45 neglected dogs rescued

Apr 17, 2018 / 6:33 pm

The BC SPCA is looking into animal cruelty charges after 45 neglected dogs living in "unacceptable" conditions were surrendered by a former breeder...

Cops' charges stayed

Apr 17, 2018 / 12:04 pm

A judge has stayed assault charges against three Mounties accused of pepper spraying a man in custody, saying lengthy delays in getting the cases to trial have...

Alberta is bluffing: Eby

Apr 17, 2018 / 11:22 am

British Columbia's attorney general is calling Alberta's proposed fuel restriction law a "bluff" that will result in an immediate lawsuit from...

Son's memorial looted

Apr 16, 2018 / 4:42 pm

A Victoria mother is pleading for the return of statuettes stolen from a roadside memorial to her son. AJ Wakeling died in October 2012 after being hit by a...

Digging in for pipeline fight

Apr 16, 2018 / 4:24 pm

B.C.'s attorney general is threatening to sue if a new law introduced in Alberta causes gasoline prices to skyrocket. David Eby says it's...

A window on native history

Apr 16, 2018 / 6:52 am

Surrounded by old-growth rainforest against the rocky shoreline on the southwest edge of Vancouver Island lies a centuries-old Indigenous village where...

New tower Victoria's tallest

Apr 14, 2018 / 9:30 am

City council in Victoria approved plans earlier this week for a high rise that will be the city's tallest building once complete. The "Hudson One"...