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Reduce the risk of financial abuse for seniors

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

  • Jun 15, 2019

Victoria man wins record-breaking Human Rights Tribunal case

After 14 years Chris Hughes won a case after facing discrimination for depression

Court date set in case of bloody, handcuffed Duncan woman

Sangha goes to trial in Duncan in confinement case in January

  • Jun 14, 2019

Famed Victoria NASCAR driver memorialized in book form

Billy Foster raced at Western Speedway and was the first Canadian to race in the Indianapolis 500

Vancouver Island Fireliners advance world’s wildfire arsenal

Coulson Aviation’s versatile modified 737s fly higher, faster, halfway around the world

  • Jun 14, 2019

Dead fish dot shoreline at Witty’s Lagoon in Metchosin

Untouched by birds, DFO has yet to confirm cause of death

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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

Tonya Kilmer fighting to block release of coroner’s report

Fears revealing exactly how Ben Kilmer took his life will have traumatic affect on her two children

As sea levels rise, Campbell River considers raised buildings and roads, extended breakwaters

City planning for one-metre sea level rise by 2100 amid human-caused climate change

Nanaimo Mounties seize small weapons cache from 15-year-olds

Items said to be carried for ‘protection’ seized from youths on early-morning prowl

Cyclist injured after colliding with vehicle in Cumberland

Helmet might have saved life

  • Jun 13, 2019

London Drugs offers to pay Victoria’s Remembrance Day costs

The pledge comes after council voted to ask federal branches for refunds on police costs

Debris spontaneously combusts at Maple Bay construction site

A large pile of land-clearing debris caught fire at a construction site…

Graveyard shift being axed at Chemainus sawmill

Western Forest Products move comes on the heels of current union contract’s expiration

So, ‘Dave from Vancouver Island’ has reunited with his travelling pals after 50 years

Canadians, Americans meet in California after backpacking Europe together in 1969

Victoria councillor ponders pruning back Canada Day celebrations

Coun. Ben Isitt is looking at ways to pare down costs for future Canada Day events

Island father and son thank veterans, meet PM at Juno Beach D-Day celebration

Youngster: Trudeau is a “nice guy” but the real excitement came from meeting the veterans

16 new heat records set across B.C. yesterday

June 12 saw century-old temperature records fall

Campbell River eyeing lowest summer water supply forecast in 60 years

Dry weather conditions since February have been followed by record low rainfall in May