Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

Local News

Responders won't go to 900-block of Pandora without police, after incident where paramedic hurt

Responders won't go to 900-block of Pandora without police, after incident where paramedic hurt

After a man who reportedly kicked a paramedic in the face became violent while being arrested, a crowd swarmed police, prompting a huge police response Thursday
'Urgency of our efforts': Overdose death of UVic student has led to safety changes at Ontario schools

'Urgency of our efforts': Overdose death of UVic student has led to safety changes at Ontario schools

Ontario Education ministry tells universities and colleges to update overdose prevention policies after Sidney McIntyre-Starko’s death.
Losing multiple family members in an instant: Deadly crashes spike in B.C. summer road trip season

Losing multiple family members in an instant: Deadly crashes spike in B.C. summer road trip season

Several families were lost in an instant on B.C. roads this week.
Be aware of algae blooms if swimming at affected lakes: experts

Be aware of algae blooms if swimming at affected lakes: experts

Blue-green algae do not always contain the toxins that can give people headaches and abdominal pain if the water is ingested
After 113 years, Royal B.C. Museum hands back chief's seat to coastal First Nation

After 113 years, Royal B.C. Museum hands back chief's seat to coastal First Nation

The massive hand-carved seat was made by Captain Richard Carpenter and was used in potlatch ceremonies before it came into the museum’s possession in 1911.
Royal Roads to offer programs on Salt Spring after $9.93M land donation

Royal Roads to offer programs on Salt Spring after $9.93M land donation

The gift, from the estate of the late Susan Bagley Bloom, includes two acreages on the island near Beddis Beach, along with a home.
Members of other faiths show solidarity at Muslim prayers, after threats

Members of other faiths show solidarity at Muslim prayers, after threats

Threats posted on the doors of the University of Victoria’s Multifaith Centre cancelled last week’s Friday prayers
Pro-Palestine protesters urge VIU to 'engage peacefully' instead of forcing them out

Pro-Palestine protesters urge VIU to 'engage peacefully' instead of forcing them out

VIU says it will “take all legal steps necessary” to remove protesters if they are not gone by 8 a.m. Monday.
One in hospital after Nanaimo RV fire

One in hospital after Nanaimo RV fire

The RV burst into flames and spread to a nearby utility pole, causing a power box to explode and flames to approach a neighbouring home.
B.C. wildfire crews battle blaze in ancient forest park with 1,000-year-old trees

B.C. wildfire crews battle blaze in ancient forest park with 1,000-year-old trees

The blaze east of Prince George is one of about 150 across the province, a figure that’s holding steady from Thursday following an eruption of wildfire activity this week.