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Suspect took his own life

Oct 22, 2018 / 12:56 pm

B.C.'s police watchdog says a man killed in a shootout in Nanaimo earlier this year took his own life. An Independent Investigations Office report into the...

Krog win weakens NDP

Oct 20, 2018 / 10:12 pm

New Democrat legislator Leonard Krog has given a mayoral victory speech in Nanaimo, putting the provincial government's precarious hold on power into...

Maxmillions hat trick

Oct 19, 2018 / 3:52 pm

Three Maxmillions winning tickets were sold on Vancouver Island in the Oct. 5 Lotto Max draw. The three tickets were purchased in Victoria, Ladysmith and...

Tent camp eviction notice

Oct 19, 2018 / 6:28 am

Less than a day after moving camp, tent city dwellers in suburban Victoria have been handed an eviction notice. Campers at Uplands Park in Oak Bay were served...

Greens force tax change

Oct 18, 2018 / 2:36 pm

Just 48 hours after the B.C. government introduced its planned speculation and vacancy tax, amendments are being made to ensure the legislation passes with the...

Camp handed cleanup bill

Oct 18, 2018 / 1:02 pm

Residents of a homeless camp in suburban Victoria have been handed a bill for almost $2,000 for site cleanup. After being forced from a site along Pat Bay...

Boat just misses baby

Oct 18, 2018 / 12:29 pm

A Vancouver Island toddler is lucky to be alive after a wayward boat crashed into the girl's bedroom. The incident happened in Courtenay after a vehicle...

Ferries finally get debit

Oct 17, 2018 / 4:33 pm

BC Ferries is finally sailing into the 21st century. The Crown corporation confirms it is testing Interac debit payments on the busy Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen...

Second hazmat scare

Oct 17, 2018 / 4:24 pm

Police were called again to a suburban Victoria law office after a suspicious substance was received in the mail on Tuesday. RCMP are investigating the second...

Assisted dying capital?

Oct 17, 2018 / 6:22 am

Medically assisted deaths exceed the national average by five times on Vancouver Island. More than 500 have chosen such an end during the first two years the...