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Victoria police ask for help identifying woman who died in shelter fire

Victoria police ask for help identifying woman who died in shelter fire

The woman’s remains were discovered after a fire was extinguished alongside a professional building in the 1100-block of View Street, at Cook Street, on Nov. 11.
Thieves make off with $8,000 in eyewear from Oak Bay store

Thieves make off with $8,000 in eyewear from Oak Bay store

The investigation has involved the Oak Bay and Saanich police departments, along with an RCMP team.
Speeder clocked at 100 km/h in Oak Bay has car impounded

Speeder clocked at 100 km/h in Oak Bay has car impounded

The driver was fined $368 and had his vehicle impounded for seven days.
B.C. doctors ratify new $708-million, three-year deal

B.C. doctors ratify new $708-million, three-year deal

The deal, which includes a new payment model that the government hopes will help attract and retain family physicians, was approved by 94 per cent of doctors who voted.
Salvation Army kettles welcomed back to B.C. Liquor Stores

Salvation Army kettles welcomed back to B.C. Liquor Stores

“One of our concerns was that the food bank campaign would suffer if people had already made a donation to the kettle campaign outside of our stores.” — B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch
B.C. Greens open up nominations in case of snap election

B.C. Greens open up nominations in case of snap election

B.C. Premier David Eby has said he doesn’t intend to change the election date of October 2024, but B.C. Green Party Leader Sonia Furstenau says she wants to be prepared.
Watch for slippery road conditions this morning

Watch for slippery road conditions this morning

Special weather statements are in place for the Malahat portion of the Trans-Canada Highway as well as east and and inland Vancouver Island.
Expanded heart clinic opens in Nanaimo

Expanded heart clinic opens in Nanaimo

The larger space is designed to deal with a growing number of cardiac patients, which has almost doubled in the last two years.
Earthquake recorded off north Island Tuesday morning

Earthquake recorded off north Island Tuesday morning

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday about 150 kilometres west of Vancouver Island’s northern tip, at a depth of about 10 kilometres.
Robber wore ski mask, brandished knife in three Port Alberni robberies hours apart

Robber wore ski mask, brandished knife in three Port Alberni robberies hours apart

Police said no one was injured in the robberies but such incidents are “highly traumatizing” for employees and put the public at risk.
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