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Review after bus crash

Sep 18, 2019 / 5:52 pm

The University of Victoria says the outcome of a review into a bus crash on Vancouver Island that killed two of its students will guide decisions on...

Cannabis grower shutdown

Sep 18, 2019 / 7:47 am

Health Canada has suspended the licence of Victoria-based cannabis grower Evergreen Medicinal Supply, effectively shutting down the operations of the...

Camper lost on pee break

Sep 17, 2019 / 4:37 pm

A late-night bathroom break led a 66-year-old camper to get lost for hours on Newcastle Island, located a 10-minute boat ride from Nanaimo. She was camping with...

UVic mourns crash victims

Sep 17, 2019 / 10:01 am

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Victoria were to gather for an hour of reflection and support Tuesday as they cope with the aftermath of last...

Weaver recovering, is OK

Sep 16, 2019 / 2:06 pm

British Columbia's Green party leader is reducing his work schedule while he recovers after recently being diagnosed with labyrinthitis. In a statement,...

BC ends 'birth alerts'

Sep 16, 2019 / 1:55 pm

The B.C. government is ending a practice that allowed hospitals to inform child welfare agencies of possible safety risks to infants at birth without the...

Bus crash victims identified

Sep 16, 2019 / 12:15 pm

One of two 18-year-old students who died when a tour bus crashed on Vancouver Island is being remembered by his former principal as a friend to everyone at the...

Two dead in Island crash

Sep 16, 2019 / 6:45 am

Two people have been killed and two others have been critically injured in a highway crash on Vancouver Island. RCMP in Campbell River say the two-vehicle...

2 killed in bus rollover

Sep 14, 2019 / 6:58 am

Two people are dead after a bus rolled over on Vancouver Island on Friday night. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria says the incident happened on...

Media bus hits campaign jet

Sep 12, 2019 / 6:33 am

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's election plane sustained some damage in Victoria after a media bus drove under one of its wings Wednesday night. The plane...

Suspect thankful for arrest

Sep 11, 2019 / 7:12 pm

A Victoria man is reportedly thankful for his arrest after starting a four-person brawl while shoplifting. CTV News reports the man is grateful to be in...

Invasive hornets confirmed

Sep 11, 2019 / 5:34 pm

An insect that is listed as an invasive species in British Columbia has been found in the Nanaimo area, which the provincial government says is the first time...

48 pearls in oyster dinner

Sep 11, 2019 / 10:56 am

A Victoria man is "shellebrating" after biting into an oyster and discovering 48 pearls. Eric Bourquin and his wife, Alice Dehen, were enjoying...

Rethinking BC budget

Sep 10, 2019 / 12:33 pm

British Columbia's finance minister is downgrading economic projections with a forecast of lower growth and a reduced budget surplus. Carole James presented...

Daylight survey says!

Sep 10, 2019 / 8:38 am

The results of the Province's survey on daylight savings time have finally been released – and there is no room for misinterpreting the will of those...

Round-world sailing record

Sep 9, 2019 / 7:07 am

Jeanne Socrates crossed Victoria's Ogden Point breakwater finish line Sunday to complete her round-the-world solo, non-stop, unassisted sailboat journey....

Bird watchers' paradise

Sep 9, 2019 / 6:35 am

The bird watchers gather in the parking lot at the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary, binoculars and cameras at their sides, chattering about their most...

Father sees son one last time

Sep 5, 2019 / 3:02 pm

Alan Schmegelsky, the father of one of the two Port Alberni teenagers linked to the killings of three people in northern B.C., has been allowed to watch a video...

Student health gets boost

Sep 5, 2019 / 11:17 am

The B.C. government is offering up $8.87 million to school districts and independent schools for mental health and wellness programs over the next three years....

Old Exhibition adds pot

Sep 5, 2019 / 5:14 am

One of Canada's oldest fall fairs is putting a new twist on its annual showcase of local livestock, produce and fruit by adding a new category for best...

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