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Saanich, B.C. father's leg amputated after crash

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CTV National News

Some Saanich councillors past ‘best before date’: review

Some Saanich councillors have passed their “best before date” and should be limited to two terms, says a governance review led by Saanich citizens. …

Canadian News

13 earthquake safety steps to follow when the ground starts shaking

Earthquake preparation awareness in BC has increased over the last few years with major earthquakes elsewhere in the world acting as a reminder of …

Earthquakes

Man hit on Saanich sidewalk fighting for life in hospital

Community working to support pregnant wife, child of 31-year-old who recently moved to Canada<p>A 31-year-old man is fighting for his life in hospital …

British Columbia

Can You Survive Canada’s 24-Hour Sasquatch Challenge?

<i>“I want to believe.”</i> – Fox Mulder’s poster<p>We can all agree that Bigfoot lives, right? Well, if you’ve ever wanted to meet him (it?) in person, a …

Travel

Langford submits bid for Amazon headquarters

The City of Langford is the second B.C. city to announce its bid to become home to online retail giant Amazon’s next headquarters.<p>The southern …

Canadian News

Weekend to bring another rainstorm to B.C.'s South Coast

Rainfall and wind warnings issued by Environment Canada for Saturday storm<p>Yet another rainstorm is forecast to be headed for B.C.'s South Coast this …

Weather

What Does the Future Hold for Vancouver Island’s Last Standing Old-Growth Forests?

<i>By Torrance Coste and Mark Worthing</i>Last March, we travelled to northern Vancouver Island and hosted four public meetings about logging in the span of …

British Columbia

A Father-and-Son Dream Team

The Moutinho family lives in northwest Canada for one reason: the stunning place allows them to get out and explore the world through surfing and mountain biking, on the waves of Vancouver Island and in Whistler's bike park. From filmmaker Conrad Jay and Marty's Mountain Cycle, <i>The Moutinho's</i> …

British Columbia

Rain, snowfall warnings in effect as storm crosses B.C.'s South Coast

Environment Canada also issued a snowfall warning for Whistler, where the storm system caused a blizzard.

Weather

Life-threatening injuries for man after car jumps curb

A 31-year-old man suffered what Saanich Police call “life-threatening injuries” after being struck by a vehicle while walking on the sidewalk shortly …

Victoria, BC

B.C. fish farm injunctions against protestors lifted

(Salmon being released into a fish farm off Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy: Alexandra Morton)<p><i>Laurie Hamelin</i> <i><br>APTN News</i> <br>Injunctions against three …

British Columbia

Shakeout 'and get out' in Campbell River earthquake drill

Risk of flooding from potential hydro dam breach prompts extra measures<p>While people across the province drop, cover and hold for the annual Great …

British Columbia

Update: Roads near Lochside Trail in Saanich now open

<i>Update:</i> Roads around Lochside Trail have been reopened after Saanich police safely apprehended a person in mental health crisis.<br>However, Lochside …

Canadian News

10 Secret Places to Visit in British Columbia

Thanks to Canada’s 150th-anniversary celebrations, U.S. tourists are finally starting to take note of the spectacular offerings from the North. …

Canada

Vancouver Island charity that helps kids is repeatedly targeted by thieves

The Boys and Girls Club of central Vancouver Island is running out of fuel to keep going; not only is their gasoline being siphoned and stolen, …

British Columbia

First Nations occupying fish farms off Vancouver Island served with injunctions

First Nations occupying several fish farms off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island say tensions are rising after protesters were served with …

Canada

Power restored for most capital residents; heavy rain may have led to outages

Power has been restored to most of the 7,500 customers in Victoria, Oak Bay and Saanich without power this morning. Hydro crews are still …

Weather

Vancouver Island's natural beauty, wildlife and history offer visitors a quintessentially Canadian experience

Share<p>An abundance of beauty in B.C.<p>Tumblr<br>• Pinterest<br>• Google Plus<br>• Reddit<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Email<p>The grizzly bear makes a splash as she plunges into the Orford River …

Canadian News

Oilers find opportunity to give Brossoit start despite struggles

EDMONTON — It’s never easy to slip the backup goalie in for a start when the team is struggling. When you’re the Edmonton Oilers, finding time for …

Ice Hockey

Vancouver Island-based Cloudhead Games’ The Gallery Ep. 2: Heart of the Emberstone is now available

Vancouver Island developer Cloudhead Games’ <i>The Gallery Ep. 2: Heart of the Emberstone</i>, the sequel to the developer’s first <i>The Gallery</i> title, is …

Virtual Reality

Celia Brauer: Open-net fish farms and modern mainstream economics, a match made in hell

Celia Brauer<i>“If we’re looking at GDP, that doesn’t work at all. It doesn’t measure the Earth; what they call ‘externalities’. Whether it’s oil,</i> …

Salmon

Thousands without power as windstorm batters B.C.

BC Hydro says as many as 120,000 people experienced outages across the province<p>Tens of thousands of British Columbians were without power Tuesday …

Canada

Get your raincoats: 'Atmospheric river' set to soak B.C.'s South Coast

Rain on Vancouver Island will ramp up today thanks to a stream of moisture aimed directly at the South Coast of B.C.<p>This stream of moisture is called …

Weather

Bear roaming near West Saanich Road, police say

Saanich police are warning about a bear roaming around near West Saanich Road this morning.Someone reported that they saw the bear around 4:52 a.m. …

Canadian News

Vancouver hires former San Fran planner to reduce seismic risk of private buildings | The Province

The City of Vancouver has hired a seismic manager, nine months after it first said it would, to establish a plan to reduce the earthquake risk to …

Canadian News

Vancouver Island Construction Association says there's a sentiment opioid crisis is overtaking the construction industry

Construction workers are vulnerable to B.C.’s deadly overdose epidemic. It's prompting organizations representing them to work with Island health …

Opioid Crisis

Sartori Harvest IPA (2017 Edition)- Driftwood Brewing

Well it is that time of year again! Driftwood Brewing out of Victoria BC has brought us their 2017 version of their wet hopped “Sartori Harvest IPA”. …

Victoria, BC

One-sailing wait on Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen route

B.C. Ferries is reporting a one-sailing wait for vehicles travelling from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen this evening. As of 4:15 p.m., the 5 p.m. …

Canadian News

How Karen Harper could change Saanich council

Karen Harper’s election to Saanich council could change its entire dynamic, possibly giving Mayor Richard Atwell another ally on a council that’s …

Canadian News