Victoria News Feb 4 to 10, 2018

Island already getting 'daffy'

Feb 9, 2018 / 10:09 am

As residents in parts of British Columbia dig out from recent heavy snowfalls and think fondly of spring, a farmer on southern Vancouver Island is cursing that...

Dive team searches Gorge

Feb 9, 2018 / 6:30 am

A police dive team searched Victoria's Gorge waterway for a missing man on Thursday. Victoria and Saanich police and Metchosin Search and Rescue marshalled...

Flames shooting from home

Feb 7, 2018 / 5:16 pm

A man is dead after a Campbell River home went up in flames on Wednesday. Witnesses said they saw flames shooting from the home at Glen Alder RV Park located on...

Probe into death threats

Feb 7, 2018 / 5:06 pm

A special prosecutor has been appointed to the case of Nanaimo's city manager, who was arrested for allegedly threatening the city's mayor and a council...

Throne speech next week

Feb 7, 2018 / 3:27 pm

British Columbia's New Democrats will be tabling their throne speech next week by building on promises to tackle affordability. The speech on Tuesday will...

Hiker's remains identified

Feb 6, 2018 / 2:24 pm

The B.C. Coroners Service says remains found on Vancouver Island late last year belong to a man who disappeared in the area nearly 11 years ago. The coroners...

Drownings ruled accident

Feb 6, 2018 / 1:21 pm

The drowning deaths of six people during a whale watching trip off Tofino has been classified as accidental by the coroner's service. Its investigation into...

ICBC caps injury claims

Feb 6, 2018 / 11:26 am

The B.C. government is capping injury claims to straighten out ICBC's financial crisis. Attorney General David Eby said the move will keep rates affordable...

Death threats at city hall

Feb 5, 2018 / 7:54 pm

Nanaimo's city manager has been arrested for making threats against Mayor Bill McKay and a council member. Chief Administrative Officer Tracy Samra was...

Lambo flames attract police

Feb 5, 2018 / 10:02 am

The owner of a high-end sports car in Victoria has learned it's best to keep the vehicle well maintained to avoid attracting unwanted attention. Police say...

Victoria tests new bridge

Feb 5, 2018 / 9:51 am

Victoria is testing its new lift bridge today. The Johnson Street Bridge will be test opened and closed this morning. City officials say the bridge will be...