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99% of B.C. homeowners exempt from speculation and vacancy tax

The B.C. government has received nearly all declaration forms to opt out of the 0.5-per-cent tax

One year after tragedy, Tonya Kilmer reflects on her life with Ben

On the anniversary of heartbreaking search that galvanized the Island, wife reflects on late husband

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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences

New regulations increase boating distance from killer whales

As of June 1, boats must stay 400 metres away from the southern resident orcas

  • May 17, 2019

One person in hospital after late night Saanich crash involving a cab

Investigating is ongoing to determine the cause of this crash

First-degree murder charge laid against two Yukon women in 2017 slaying

The body of Derek Edwards, who was 37, was found in Pelly Crossing on Dec. 13, 2017

California kids having slumber party fight off nude intruder

Timothy Jay Picard, 26, charged with committing lewd and lascivious acts with a minor under 14

Long-awaited end to Canada’s tariff standoff with U.S. finally at hand

Chrystia Freeland, Justin Trudeau and others have branded the tariffs as illegal, absurd and insulting

Montreal police seek victims of man arrested in Victoria

Man arrested on charges of trafficking and procurement persons under 18

Island outdoor enthusiasts petitioning as military cracks down on weapons range trespassers

Canadian Forces announces it is enforcing the boundaries of its range on Nanaimo’s Westwood Ridges

Senate committee approves dozens of energy-industry-friendly amendments to C-69

Bill C-69 to improve the way energy and transportation projects are evaluated

Electric cars are 80% cheaper to fuel than gas vehicles: BC Hydro

BC Hydro crunched the numbers, and thousands can be saved each year by ditching gas-guzzlers, a report says

Kelowna RCMP’s ‘heinous’ treatment of Indigenous teen disclosing abuse ‘a pattern’

Video shows a male officer asking pointed questions of a young woman describing a sexual assault

Concerns over democracy as Senate committee votes to nix oil tanker ban

Critics of the Senate’s recommendation to kill Bill C-48 say it goes against popular will

Mom of B.C. teen missing for 8 years keeps her memory alive

Eight years ago, the Vanderhoof teenager disappeared, and the RCMP continue to chase leads

Island father’s anguish remains three years after son’s murder

Derek Descoteau remembered as a young man with such a great future ahead

B.C. group on the hunt for Cadboro Bay sea monster

British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club investigating reports of Cadborosaurus