Victoria News Feb 25 to Mar 3, 2018

Memorial for Barrett today

Mar 3, 2018 / 6:35 am

A state memorial service will be held today in Victoria for former British Columbia premier Dave Barrett, who died last month in the capital city. The New...

More turmoil at city hall

Mar 2, 2018 / 9:26 pm

Weeks after Nanaimo's city manager Tracy Samra was arrested for death threats to the city's mayor and one councillor, the acting city manager is on...

Disease kills 100s of rabbits

Mar 2, 2018 / 6:10 pm

Hundreds of stray rabbits have been killed in Nanaimo by a rare, contagious disease. More than 30 rabbits were found dead at the city's Vancouver Island...

Snow on the Malahat

Mar 2, 2018 / 12:06 pm

UPDATE 12:03 p.m. Poor weather is causing some headaches on Vancouver Island's only major highway, the Malahat has been backed up all morning. Heavy...

Ancient tree topples

Mar 2, 2018 / 9:40 am

Vancouver Island is recovering from some nasty weather after strong wind gusts brought down a more than 200-year-old oak tree at Central Middle School. The...

Barrett memorial live-stream

Mar 2, 2018 / 8:21 am

Former B.C. premier Dave Barrett will be honoured with a state memorial service this Saturday at the University of Victoria's Farquhar Auditorium starting...

Remember fallen SAR techs

Mar 1, 2018 / 12:55 pm

Today is about pausing to think about the volunteers who risk their lives to save others. March 1, 2018, is Search and Rescue Volunteer Memorial Day. "To...

NDP poverty plan delayed

Mar 1, 2018 / 12:49 pm

There's been a hiccup in the timing of the British Columbia government's plans to introduce its promised poverty reduction plan. Poverty Reduction...

'They didn't protect them'

Mar 1, 2018 / 10:00 am

A 40-year-old Vancouver Island University student is believed to have imposed his sexual fetishes on over 20 women, half of them students at the university....

Wind warning for coast

Feb 28, 2018 / 8:14 am

Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for parts of the south coast including Vancouver Island. Residents are advised to prepare for wind gusts up to 90...

BC pleased with budget

Feb 27, 2018 / 4:59 pm

British Columbia's finance minister says she's pleased with the direction of the federal government's budget, but concerned with the slow pace of...

Kayakers find dead body

Feb 27, 2018 / 3:50 pm

Kayakers discovered a dead body in the Gorge Waterway near Victoria Tuesday afternoon. Victoria Police are investigating near the Selkirk Trestle after the body...

Ram runs rampant, rams tots

Feb 27, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Two children were attacked and injured by a ram that escaped in Nanaimo. The ram was on the loose on a street in South Wellington on Tuesday afternoon. A...

Pig eater threatened

Feb 27, 2018 / 1:26 pm

UPDATE 1:26 p.m. The controversy surrounding the death and subsequent consumption of a potbellied pig named Molly continues to live on even if the pig itself...

Stewart set to swear in

Feb 26, 2018 / 12:13 pm

Kelowna West MLA elect Ben Stewart will be sworn in as the newest member of the Legislative Assembly tomorrow at a special swearing-in ceremony tomorrow in...