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Court approves First Nations Health Authority’s strong medicine

Lawsuit brought by three Vancouver Island chiefs in connection to provider’s ouster rejected in court

City of Victoria planning for 40th anniversary with twin city in China

Suzhou is a city in the Yangtze Valley know as ‘the land of fish and rice’

Author uncovers the Greater Victoria that would have been

Unbuilt Victoria details various urban projects that never came to be

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Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher
Howie Mandel on Meghan Markle, Just For Laughs
Jason Priestley remembers Margot Kidder as being 'full of love'

Hundreds of floating ‘Sponge Bobs’ help track ocean currents

Institute of Ocean Science tracks ocean currents partly to assist water contamination clean-up

VIDEO: Snack-happy bears troubling Lake Cowichan neighbourhoods

These bears are big, they’re hungry, and they’re now addicted to our food

Vancouver Island sees massive bed shortage for people with eating disorders

There are two inpatient beds on the Island to serve over 3,000 people

Fraud Prevention Month: Rental and romance scams big in Greater Victoria

Be cautious and get a second opinion, say Saanich Police

Nanaimo victims lost nearly $200,000 to scams last year

Nanaimo Mounties warn about looking for love in the wrong places during Fraud Prevention Month

Provincial campaign started in Saanich calls for free prescription contraception

Group will promote cause at upcoming International Women’s Day rally outside Victoria City Hall

North Island MP hopes DFO will listen to the locals on chinook fishery issue

Feds considering closing recreational chinook salmon fishing for four months this summer

Family seeks help looking for missing relative

Kai Neufield, a Cowichan Tribes member, went missing in Toronto in December

Driver in hospital after plummeting from steep embankment in Oyster River

Incident took place around midnight south of Campbell River

Whooping cough confirmed at Vancouver Island high school

Pertussis can be nagging and uncomfortable for teens, serious or even fatal for infants

Telus spending $75M for better internet, cellphone service in Nanaimo area

Work expected to begin in April to connect areas to Telus PureFibre network

VicPD launches arson investigation after suspicious fire in Esquimalt

The fire occurred in the 900-block of Devonshire Road at approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Drought fears high, Cowichan Lake already at August lows

Officials asking for early storage measures with lake just 40 per cent full

Impaled deer prompts call for fencing changes in Oak Bay

Deer Safe Victoria founder has documented dangerous fences in the community

Canada’s gender wage gap among the highest in the world

Canada ranks 8th in 2018 study of 43 countries

B.C. sees drop in distracted driving tickets

ICBC recorded 39,000 tickets issued in 2017, down from 48,000 in 2013