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VicPD officer in hospital

Sep 27, 2021 / 12:49 pm

A Victoria police officer has been seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on a city street. Police say in a news release that the officer was on...

Locking carbon in ocean

Sep 27, 2021 / 9:48 am

Scientists warn that human-caused greenhouse gas emissions are driving the Earth toward a point of no return when it comes to the dire consequences of climate...

Missing for 20 years

Sep 27, 2021 / 9:42 am

Cars and trucks rumble by the faded memorial on the side of the winding highway into the village of Sooke. Twenty years ago, this site on the shoulder of the...

Needing places to isolate

Sep 25, 2021 / 10:55 am

Island Health is looking for places where people who live in shelters or on the street can isolate if they contract COVID-19. On Friday, chief medical health...

Drunk hits paving crew

Sep 24, 2021 / 1:00 pm

Alcohol and speed are believed to have been contributing factors when a vehicle hit two members of a paving crew south of Nanaimo just before midnight Thursday....

Church graffiti hate crime

Sep 24, 2021 / 7:35 am

Victoria police have released surveillance images of what they’re calling a hate crime targeting St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Cameras show two people...

A father's tragic plea

Sep 23, 2021 / 10:06 am

A grieving father who will bury his daughter this week is urging people to get vaccinated, warning that COVID-19 is a merciless disease. Juliana Charlene...

Drove truck onto police car

Sep 23, 2021 / 9:59 am

Victoria police say a man wanted for allegedly driving a truck onto the hood of a police vehicle in Central Saanich and attempting to ram three pedestrians was...

Assault undermines healing

Sep 20, 2021 / 9:07 am

Family of a Vancouver Island Indigenous woman killed during a police wellness check in New Brunswick says the effort to seek justice has been overshadowed by a...

Liquid poured on police chief

Sep 19, 2021 / 7:15 am

Five people were arrested after the chief of the Victoria Police Department had liquid poured on him while attending a ceremony for an Indigenous woman killed...

Green leader visits Island

Sep 18, 2021 / 10:04 pm

Green Party Leader Annamie Paul broke with her tradition throughout the federal election campaign and travelled to British Columbia Saturday, marking her first...

5 arrested at memorial event

Sep 18, 2021 / 6:45 pm

Five people have been arrested after a Victoria police chief had a liquid poured on him at a memorial event for an Indigenous woman killed during a wellness...

Cruise bill would devastate

Sep 17, 2021 / 6:51 am

Two U.S. bills proposed by a congressman and senator aimed at allowing Alaska-bound cruise ships to bypass Canadian ports would have a "devastating"...

Protesters not 'terrorists'

Sep 16, 2021 / 5:26 pm

A British Columbia court heard today from lawyers who say people from all walks of life with concerns about protecting old-growth trees from logging on...

Extend the injunction?

Sep 15, 2021 / 2:17 pm

A lawyer representing a man opposed to the extension of an injunction against ongoing protests over old-growth logging says the B.C. Supreme Court should keep...

Died waiting for 911

Sep 15, 2021 / 9:38 am

The children of a 72-year-old Parksville man say their father died on his kitchen floor while they were on hold with 911 for half an hour before an ambulance...

Anti-cop violence escalates

Sep 15, 2021 / 9:31 am

One officer was head-butted and another spat on this week after responding to a report of a man kicking a building and smashing bottles. Victoria police were...

This goat's a baaad boy

Sep 14, 2021 / 10:04 am

Billy the Goat likes to go shopping. He was seen checking out the specials inside the Courtenay Walmart, and apparently went looking for something to wear...

Arrest at legislature rally

Sep 14, 2021 / 9:59 am

About 150 people gathered on the legislature lawn to protest B.C.’s vaccine card on Monday, the first day British Columbians were required to show proof...

RCMP make 27 arrests

Sep 12, 2021 / 2:45 pm

RCMP enforcement of a B.C. Supreme Court injunction against blockades set up to prevent old-growth logging on Vancouver Island continued this weekend. The...

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