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Island Health extends warning after continued spike in overdoses

Public and drug users cautioned about stronger drugs

Health experts urge federal leaders to commit to national pharmacare

Open letter signed by more than 1,200 experts in medicine, pharmacy, nursing, economics, and law

Leave them alone: Vancouver Aquarium issues warning after several seal pups ‘disturbed’

Rescue centre staff report seeing more seal pups who’ve been handled inappropriately by humans

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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
One man taken to hospital following shooing on Bay Street

Man connected to April shooting in Langford to face bail hearing

Justin Lemmen charged with several weapons-related offences

BC Ferries sets fiscal records: $12M net earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2020

Ships sailed 700 more round trips compared to 2018

  • Aug 15, 2019

Esquimalt Fire Department rolls out 25-foot pig for Ribfest

The Esquimalt Fire Department hogged some hall space for a cheeky character

Blasting in Colwood’s Allandale property rattles neighbours

The blasting expected to last up to five months

Kayak shop on Island getting back to business after crash

Courtenay operation does most of its business during summer months

Police dog helps nab violent offender after he flees from police on Vancouver Island

Multi-unit effort needed to apprehend John Wesley Shaw, 44, in Nanaimo Monday

Langford bank temporarily closed after driver crashes through front doors

Customers resort to walking through drive-through cash machine

Divers encounter giant, weird-looking fish off Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Rendezvous Dive Adventures charter sees creature normally found in tropics

Strong winds fuel northern B.C. wildfires; progress made on Eagle Bluff blaze

Eagle Bluff remains B.C.’s most threatening wildfire, burning near Oliver, B.C.

RCMP investigate scam after Colwood home rented twice by non-owner

Potential renters handed over deposits only to meet real owners upon attempting to move in

Oak Bay police bring woman spotted walking in hospital pyjamas back to shore

Woman ultimately located near Cattle Point, taken to hospital

B.C. rider says he’s lucky to be alive after trail mishap

Gerald Cline credits rescuers, from fellow riders to Cumberland first responders

Men twice as likely to smoke pot as women, Statistics Canada says

National Cannabis Survey tracks consumer habits every three months

VIDEO: Trudeau repeats non-apology for ‘standing up for jobs’ in SNC-Lavalin case

PM reiterates he disagrees with report, but accepts it and takes responsibility for his actions

Weeding out the competition: Grand Forks to host cannabis contest at fall fair

Mayor to be among judges evaluating look, smell and ‘burnability’

CRD Board passes motion to look at banning single-use styrofoam

An amendment to consider banning all single-use plastics failed

Jail for Penticton man with more than 68,000 child porn images

Judge Gregory Koturbash handed Gordon Thomas Smith a two year jail sentence