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Victoria News Mar 11 to 17, 2018

No clucking way!

Mar 17, 2018 / 8:08 am

Residents have their feathers ruffled by a neighbour's plan to raise 100 chickens in Victoria. Rockland-area neighbours are beaking off about one...

Sex assault sentence

Mar 16, 2018 / 11:45 am

A 44-year-old man arrested in Regina has been found guilty of sexually assaulting two University of Victoria students in their Saanich home back in 2016. David...

Orcas on the hunt

Mar 14, 2018 / 6:51 am

It's another sure sign of spring on Vancouver Island. Herring have returned and that means mid-island residents are getting a front row seat to watch...

Dead geese shock hikers

Mar 13, 2018 / 3:50 pm

Conservation officers are looking into the discovery of at least 50 dead Canada geese on Vancouver Island. The birds' carcasses were found dumped along a...

Court best place for fight

Mar 13, 2018 / 3:38 pm

Premier John Horgan says the best route for the ongoing Trans Mountain expansion pipeline dispute with Alberta is through the courts. He says B.C. will stick to...

Fish farm fight in court

Mar 13, 2018 / 2:42 pm

A First Nation is asking the Federal Court to prevent the restocking of an open-net salmon farm in its traditional territories off northern Vancouver Island....

Coverage for hep C

Mar 13, 2018 / 2:30 pm

Anyone who has chronic hepatitis C in British Columbia will be able to get treatment covered by British Columbia's PharmaCare program under changes...

Tent camp at City Hall

Mar 13, 2018 / 11:53 am

Officials in Nanaimo are keeping a close eye on a tent encampment that popped up at City Hall on Monday. Karen Fry, the city's fire chief and acting...

Petition "speaking" for Teddy

Mar 13, 2018 / 6:58 am

One of the worst cases of animal abuse the province has seen has now sparked a petition calling for the book to be thrown at the owners of a dog that died two...

Derelict boats get the boot

Mar 12, 2018 / 4:29 pm

Transport Canada has announced funding to help coastal communities clear out abandoned boats and vessels that pose both as an eyesore and safety concern. The...

Flees with pot, crashes car

Mar 12, 2018 / 4:18 pm

Police in Victoria say a driver fleeing police collided with another vehicle, then was found trying to hide two large boxes of marijuana. Officers say the...

Rein in capital carriages?

Mar 12, 2018 / 1:10 pm

Victoria councillors are considering tightening city regulations governing horse-drawn carriage tours as part of proposed wholesale changes to its animal...