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Big rally in northern B.C. draws attention to continuing lumber crisis

Mayor Joan Atkinson says about 400 workers have been directly affected by the closure of the Canfor mill

UPDATE: Crown cross-examines Oak Bay dad accused of killing daughters

Andrew Berry is charged in the deaths of six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey in 2017

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Protesters interrupt Minister of Environment's announcement in Oak Bay
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From an egg to their first flight, Saanich woman records 11-day period of Junco sparrows on her deck
Accident on Douglas and Bay

Dog attacked by river otters, Penticton owner says

Marie Fletcher says her dog was pulled underwater by four river otters in the Penticton Channel

Declining cellphone charges lead to drop in B.C. inflation rate

Year-to-year inflation in British Columbia stood at 2.1 per cent in July 2019, down 0.5 per cent

Camosun mechanical engineering project solve real-world problems

Showcase included projects that confound conventional wisdom, garner industry interest

Oak Bay doctor the pulse of Island’s heart failure clinic

Dr. Elizabeth Swiggum has headed heart clinic for past 14 years

Pavement work to close Fort Rodd Hill

Historic site scheduled to be closed to public Sept. 3 to 6

  • Aug 24, 2019

Annual study shows high satisfaction with B.C. post-secondary schools

Study also reveals men tend to dominate higher paying jobs in the trades

Peninsula firefighters spend the summer in intensive training

No rest for personnel as they improve high tower, role-plays and marina fire fighting skills

Sooke school district creates new comprehensive school health position

Ruchi McArthur will develop framework to improve wellness of students

BC SPCA overwhelmed with cats, kittens needing homes

Large number of cruelty investigations, plus normal ‘kitten season’ to blame

Camosun’s continuing education site a quick hit

Hundreds of courses available to launch new career opportunities

  • Aug 25, 2019

West Shore marks Overdose Awareness Day

Aug. 31 event will focus on remembrance and prevention

  • Aug 25, 2019

Transit extends weekend night routes, ups service levels across Greater Victoria

Says bus lanes have helped improve BC Transit service frequencies

Wife charged in husband’s death in Sechelt

Karin Fischer has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of her husband, Max

B.C. Hydro applies for rare cut in electricity rates next year

Province wrote off $1.1 billion debt to help reverse rate increase

First council candidate is missing

RCMP asks that anyone with information contact them immediately