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Pledge to plant 5,000 trees

Sep 21, 2019 / 10:41 pm

Victoria is promising to plant 5,000 trees on public and private land by the end of 2020 as part of the United Nations Trees in Cities Challenge. The city says...

Charged after senseless act

Sep 20, 2019 / 9:00 pm

Following a hit-and-run that took place in Victoria on July 15, a Victoria man is now facing four charges related to the incident. University of Victoria...

Historic deal for First Nation

Sep 20, 2019 / 7:32 pm

A First Nation has signed an agreement that will return over 3,000 hectares of land after it has been in treaty negotiations for more than two decades. The land...

Another rabid bat found

Sep 20, 2019 / 10:21 am

For the second time in less than a month, a dead rabies-infected bat has been found near an elementary school in Saanich. Island Health confirmed Thursday that...

Horgan to talk deadly road

Sep 20, 2019 / 9:56 am

Premier John Horgan is expected to meet with Indigenous leaders on Vancouver Island next week to discuss the state of a treacherous logging road where two...

Invasive hornets destroyed

Sep 20, 2019 / 6:34 am

A nest of invasive Asian giant hornets has been discovered and destroyed in a park south of Nanaimo. The provincial government says its experts and a group of...

Tighter rules for legislature

Sep 19, 2019 / 2:08 pm

British Columbia's auditor general says tighter rules on expenses for top officers at the legislature are needed following allegations of spending abuses...

Pit bulls maul mini horse

Sep 18, 2019 / 8:17 pm

A miniature therapeutic horse was severely injured after being attacked by a pair of pit bulls this week in Nanaimo. CTV News reports the two dogs broke free...

Overdose while driving

Sep 18, 2019 / 6:54 pm

Police in Victoria are investigating a crash believed to be caused by an overdose behind the wheel. CTV News reports officers were called to the two-car crash...

Review after bus crash

Sep 18, 2019 / 5:52 pm

The University of Victoria says the outcome of a review into a bus crash on Vancouver Island that killed two of its students will guide decisions on...

Cannabis grower shutdown

Sep 18, 2019 / 7:47 am

Health Canada has suspended the licence of Victoria-based cannabis grower Evergreen Medicinal Supply, effectively shutting down the operations of the...

Camper lost on pee break

Sep 17, 2019 / 4:37 pm

A late-night bathroom break led a 66-year-old camper to get lost for hours on Newcastle Island, located a 10-minute boat ride from Nanaimo. She was camping with...

UVic mourns crash victims

Sep 17, 2019 / 10:01 am

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Victoria were to gather for an hour of reflection and support Tuesday as they cope with the aftermath of last...

Weaver recovering, is OK

Sep 16, 2019 / 2:06 pm

British Columbia's Green party leader is reducing his work schedule while he recovers after recently being diagnosed with labyrinthitis. In a statement,...

BC ends 'birth alerts'

Sep 16, 2019 / 1:55 pm

The B.C. government is ending a practice that allowed hospitals to inform child welfare agencies of possible safety risks to infants at birth without the...

Bus crash victims identified

Sep 16, 2019 / 12:15 pm

One of two 18-year-old students who died when a tour bus crashed on Vancouver Island is being remembered by his former principal as a friend to everyone at the...

Two dead in Island crash

Sep 16, 2019 / 6:45 am

Two people have been killed and two others have been critically injured in a highway crash on Vancouver Island. RCMP in Campbell River say the two-vehicle...

2 killed in bus rollover

Sep 14, 2019 / 6:58 am

Two people are dead after a bus rolled over on Vancouver Island on Friday night. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria says the incident happened on...

Media bus hits campaign jet

Sep 12, 2019 / 6:33 am

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's election plane sustained some damage in Victoria after a media bus drove under one of its wings Wednesday night. The plane...

Suspect thankful for arrest

Sep 11, 2019 / 7:12 pm

A Victoria man is reportedly thankful for his arrest after starting a four-person brawl while shoplifting. CTV News reports the man is grateful to be in...

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