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Tofino hospital latest to declare COVID-19 outbreak

Oct 14, 2021 / 6:40 am

Tofino General Hospital on Vancouver Island has joined the list of 19 acute care, long-term care or assisted-living facilities in B.C. with a COVID-19 outbreak....

Woman found in water after car abandoned on Nanaimo ferry

Oct 13, 2021 / 3:53 pm

A woman was found in distress in the water off Horseshoe Bay on Wednesday after a search sparked by an abandoned car on a Nanaimo ferry. The vehicle was found...

Woman faces charges after B.C. Ferries staff threatened with a knife

Oct 13, 2021 / 11:55 am

A Victoria woman is in custody after allegedly trying to steal a cellphone from a B.C. Ferries passenger and threatening to stab staff members with a knife....

Actor who played James T. Kirk has message for Premier John Horgan

Oct 12, 2021 / 3:02 pm

As Canadian actor, William Shatner prepares for his first ride in space, he has some down-to-earth comments for B.C. Premier John Horgan. Horgan has indicated...

BC teen says students need more resources on mental health

Oct 12, 2021 / 10:04 am

A Grade 12 Esquimalt High School student says she wakes up every morning missing a close friend who died by suicide. And she’s frustrated at the lack of...

RCMP seeking dash cam footage after a pedestrian was hit on Highway 17 near the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal

Oct 9, 2021 / 6:15 pm

RCMP are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian on Highway 17 and are asking anyone who might have dash cam video that could assist with this...

Victoria killer denied parole to attend substance abuse treatment

Oct 8, 2021 / 9:40 am

A Victoria man convicted of the 1987 murder of a 20-year-old Saanich woman has been denied day parole to attend substance-abuse treatment in the Lower Mainland....

Victoria Police struggling to keep enough officers on the street

Oct 7, 2021 / 10:48 am

The Victoria Police Department is so desperate to put cops on the street that it has been reduced to begging Saanich officers to fill its shifts. On Wednesday,...

BC-raised woman killed in Caribbean nation of Antigua

Oct 6, 2021 / 9:52 am

Friends and family of a Victoria-raised woman who was killed in her home on the Caribbean island of Antigua are remembering her as someone who was always the...

Trudeau says Tofino trip on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation a 'mistake'

Oct 6, 2021 / 8:43 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he regrets the mistake of travelling to British Columbia to join his vacationing family on a day meant to honour Indigenous...

Second homeless man targeted in 'unprovoked attack' in Nanaimo

Oct 5, 2021 / 2:59 pm

A 24-year-old homeless man was hospitalized with head and facial wounds after being attacked with a pipe in the second attack on a homeless man in Nanaimo in...

HMCS Harry DeWolf in BC before heading on Caribbean mission

Oct 5, 2021 / 9:56 am

HMCS Harry DeWolf — the first Canadian naval ship to cross the Northwest Passage since the HMCS Labrador in 1954 — sailed to CFB Esquimalt on Monday...

Woman sues Victoria real estate agents and company over alleged sexual assault

Oct 4, 2021 / 1:00 pm

A woman who made detailed allegations of sexual assault on the Vancouver Island Instagram account @survivorstoriesproject is suing two real estate agents and...

Anti-old-growth-logging protesters hold sit-in outside legislature entrances

Oct 4, 2021 / 12:48 pm

Small groups of old-growth logging protesters are sitting outside entrances to the legislature building Monday morning as the fall session resumes. They say...

Abandoned boats a growing problem on BC coast

Oct 4, 2021 / 10:36 am

The sinking of two boats in Vancouver Island's Brentwood Bay so far this year calls into question the federal government’s response in dealing with...

B.C. legislature resumes today with COVID, economy topping agenda

Oct 4, 2021 / 6:24 am

British Columbia's legislative session is set to get underway for the fall sitting today, with the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recovery plans expected to...

B.C. says progress being made following court ruling on First Nation's treaty rights

Oct 1, 2021 / 3:11 pm

The British Columbia government says it's making progress as it responds to a B.C. Supreme Court ruling that found it breached a First Nation's treaty...

Netflix Maid series biggest TV production ever in Victoria

Oct 1, 2021 / 9:48 am

The biggest TV production in Greater Victoria history premieres on Netflix tonight, with several municipalities receiving prominent screen time. Maid, a...

Trudeau flies to B.C. to be with family on first Truth and Reconciliation Day

Sep 30, 2021 / 3:15 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent part of Canada's first national day for Truth and Reconciliation flying to Tofino, B.C., where he joined his family. His...

Old-growth logging protesters dig in as company to Appeal Court's injunction denial

Sep 29, 2021 / 5:05 pm

A decision by a British Columbia Supreme Court judge refusing to extend an injunction against old-growth logging protesters did little to release pressure in...

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