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Victoria News Last 7 days

$100K of heli parts stolen

Nov 18, 2017 / 4:31 pm

Police in northern Vancouver Island are asking for the public's assistance following a theft of helicopter parts, estimated to be worth $100,000. The parts...

Sudden death probed

Nov 18, 2017 / 7:20 am

Police are investigating a sudden death in Campbell River. Neighbours fear a possible homicide after a body was discovered at the Scenic View Manor apartments...

Nanaimo hospital lockdown

Nov 17, 2017 / 9:05 pm

A possible security threat locked down the majority of Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Friday evening. The nature of the security situation was unclear. RCMP...

Site C a go?

Nov 17, 2017 / 4:08 pm

The future of the Site C hydroelectric dam is the subject of pointed questions from labour unions, environmental groups, Indigenous Peoples and high-ranking...

BC marine life endangered

Nov 17, 2017 / 2:21 pm

An aquaculture operation is under investigation after some two thousand large garbage bags of aquaculture feed, washed up on the shores off southeast Vancouver...

3-dog limit in parks?

Nov 17, 2017 / 6:49 am

Victoria-area politicians are considering putting limits on the number of dogs people can walk and charging a fee for dog-walking businesses who use regional...

Record cruise ship traffic

Nov 17, 2017 / 5:56 am

Victoria has seen a record number of cruise ships visit the city in 2017. The port saw its seven-millionth passenger as 239 cruise ships and 600,000 passengers...

Woman repeatedly stabbed

Nov 16, 2017 / 8:45 pm

A man repeatedly stabbed a woman he was driving with on Vancouver Island earlier this week, but police aren't sure why. A woman was driving a car north of...

Feds pushed to pay fire bill

Nov 16, 2017 / 4:29 pm

Premier John Horgan says he and Justin Trudeau are "besties," but that didn't stop him for applying some pressure on the prime minister Thursday...

Student forces fetish on staff

Nov 16, 2017 / 2:31 pm

A former Vancouver Island University employee is claiming the university did nothing after a 40-year-old male student imposed his sexual fetish on...

BC keeps AAA rating

Nov 16, 2017 / 11:52 am

British Columbia's finance minister is pointing to what she says is another confirmation of the province's healthy economy. Bond rating agency Standard...

Arrest in motel stabbing

Nov 16, 2017 / 11:44 am

A 44-year-old woman who allegedly stabbed a man at a motel has been arrested in Nanaimo, B.C. Police say the suspect escaped before officers arrived on...

Ancient cedar felled

Nov 16, 2017 / 10:50 am

A photo of an ancient red cedar being cut down on Vancouver Island is sparking outrage among conservation groups. The Wilderness Committee has received a photo...

Riel rising

Nov 16, 2017 / 7:41 am

Métis and provincial government representatives gathered in front of the British Columbia Legislature Buildings today to mark Louis Riel Day and...

Youth death rate alarming

Nov 16, 2017 / 6:50 am

Too many Indigenous young people are dying tragic deaths in British Columbia, and a coroners' death review panel is calling for a series of steps to improve...

Beaver battle brewing

Nov 14, 2017 / 7:43 pm

A battle over beavers is brewing on South Pender Island, B.C., where residents are vowing to save the animals from being destroyed. The beavers have been...

'We got a life sentence'

Nov 14, 2017 / 3:16 pm

UPDATE: 3:15 p.m. About 200 people gathered today outside a historic schoolhouse along the Gorge Waterway, just steps away from the beach where Victoria...

Officer assaulted

Nov 14, 2017 / 1:45 pm

Victoria police say an officer had to be hospitalized for his injuries after he was attacked while interrupting a break-and-enter early Sunday. The officer was...

Ferry stranded for hours

Nov 14, 2017 / 6:31 am

A BC Ferries vessel was stranded for hours, Monday, after a propeller issue. An early morning Nanaimo to Tsawwassen run took nearly four hours and a tugboat was...

Sex assault on city bus

Nov 14, 2017 / 6:15 am

Police are seeking a male suspect after a woman was allegedly assaulted on a Victoria transit bus Saturday night. The woman was on a bus heading out of downtown...

A battle over beavers

Nov 13, 2017 / 5:54 pm

A battle over beavers is brewing on South Pender Island, B.C., where residents are vowing to save the animals from euthanasia. The beavers have been building...

Salmon protestors stay put

Nov 12, 2017 / 1:33 pm

First Nations protesters at a salmon farm off the northern coast of Vancouver Island are vowing to stay, despite court action aimed at removing them. Molina...

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