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Gross ordeal for bus driver

Gross ordeal for bus driver

Jun 9, 2015 / 9:17 am

A Victoria bus driver was sent to hospital over the weekend after urine and vomit leaked from the upper floor of the double-decker onto her. BC Transit and...

Logging standoff looming

Logging standoff looming

Jun 8, 2015 / 4:16 pm

A British Columbia forest company's plan to log centuries-old cedar trees in southern Vancouver Island's Walbran Valley cuts into the heart of one of...

B.C. folds on ferry gambling

B.C. folds on ferry gambling

Jun 8, 2015 / 12:40 pm

The provincial government says it's folding its cards when it comes to gambling on BC Ferries. British Columbia's Transportation Ministry says a study...

Grad dress from homework

Grad dress from homework

Jun 4, 2015 / 1:20 pm

Forget silk or sequins: paper was the material of choice for Erinne Paisley, who transformed old homework into a statement-making grad dress. The Victoria...

Trove of stolen loot seized

Trove of stolen loot seized

Jun 3, 2015 / 5:23 pm

Police in Nanaimo say two people have been arrested after officers seized thousands of dollars worth of stolen property at a home in the community of Cedar....

Billion-dollar deal for Peace

Billion-dollar deal for Peace

May 29, 2015 / 3:10 pm

Premier Christy Clark has announced a renewed 20-year billion-dollar Peace River Agreement with resource-rich communities in British Columbia's northeast....

Optimism on LNG

Optimism on LNG

May 28, 2015 / 5:49 am

Premier Christy Clark says she is confident, as the legislature adjourns, that two huge projects with the potential to forge British Columbia's future for...

Drug lab caused explosion

Drug lab caused explosion

May 25, 2015 / 10:32 am

RCMP say they have evidence to suggest that illegal drug production caused a house to explode in the Vancouver Island community of Courtenay. Police say...

Explosions set house ablaze

Explosions set house ablaze

May 23, 2015 / 3:55 pm

Three men were sent to the hospital with life threatening injuries last night after a house in Courtenay, B.C. erupted in flames. Neighbours in the 2000 block...

Pursuit ends in arrest

Pursuit ends in arrest

May 22, 2015 / 11:00 am

Mounties say a man is in custody after a pursuit in Nanaimo, B.C., that involved several police cars being rammed and the suspect jumping into a frigid river....

Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

May 22, 2015 / 6:40 am

A group out canoeing made an unusual find in Victoria's inner harbour. Now, they plan to honour the message they found in a bottle. Tucked inside, they...

Ferry cuts plan sunk

Ferry cuts plan sunk

May 21, 2015 / 3:56 pm

BC Ferries is scrapping plans to trim services on its money-making major routes between Vancouver Island and the B.C. mainland. Ferries spokeswoman Deborah...

Rare whales wash ashore

Rare whales wash ashore

May 19, 2015 / 5:27 pm

Two rare whales have washed up on the coast of B.C.. A dead Cuvier's beaked whale was found near Tofino recently, and it’s believed another met the...

Explore virtual BC

Explore virtual BC

May 18, 2015 / 6:39 am

Don a headset and zoom off in a sea-spraying skiff ride up British Columbia's wild coast, or feel the moisture hanging just above your shoulders in a hike...

Courthouse evacuated

Courthouse evacuated

May 15, 2015 / 4:45 pm

UPDATE 4:45 P.M. Nanaimo RCMP have made an arrest in connection with a a suspicious package left at the Nanaimo courthouse. According to police a woman entered...

Farewell, Protecteur

Farewell, Protecteur

May 14, 2015 / 4:58 pm

Sailors gave three loud cheers and a brass band belted out Auld Lang Syne to honour a Canadian navy supply ship during a farewell ceremony marking almost 46...

Protest smells fishy

Protest smells fishy

May 11, 2015 / 5:28 pm

West Moberly First Nations Chief Roland Willson held up a frozen Bull trout Monday and said the large fish is contaminated with mercury. "Typically,...

Assault suspect sought

Assault suspect sought

May 11, 2015 / 12:21 pm

Police on Vancouver Island are searching for a Cowichan Valley man charged in connection with a series of violent assaults. RCMP say one of the alleged offences...

Plane slams into parking lot

Plane slams into parking lot

May 11, 2015 / 6:27 am

A small plane crashed into a parking lot in Courtenay over the weekend. The aircraft clipped the roof of the Comox Valley Animal Hospital and smashed into two...

Victoria joins pot fray

Victoria joins pot fray

May 8, 2015 / 12:50 pm

Victoria has become the latest British Columbia city to draft new bylaws for medical marijuana dispensaries, as Vancouver considers a plan to regulate illegal...

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