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Island Health: No need for alarm in wake of Victoria needle-prick incidents

Three incidents in a week prompts meeting between health authority, city service providers

Quite a few tears as homemade quilts distributed to residents of Ashcroft Reserve, Boston Flats affected by last summer’s fire

Quilters in B.C. and Alberta worked through the summer and fall to create more than 100 quilts.

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Parksville wind
Oak Bay funeral - Berry sisters
B.C. Politics, a year in review
Dog swim at Caddy Bay

Nanaimo RCMP looking for video of fatal shooting scene

RCMP investigators are looking for any video of area where man was shot and killed Jan. 13

Global Affairs aware of report of two Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

The foreigners were heading south from Kafanchan to Abuja when they were ambushed around Kagarko

Remote Vancouver Island communities getting high-speed internet connections

Government funding to bring subsea fiber optic cable to connect people on the coast

Mediators appointed to help address issues in IHealth review

B.C. health minister appoints Jane Morley and Jean Greatbatch as mediators

Victoria a hot spot for millennials: new study

City ranks No. 2 for generation of Canadians seeking work-life balance

Thieves vandalize toy car, bring preschooler to tears in Duncan

The toddler from Lake Cowichan always looked forward to going to the Duncan Showroom

North Korea meeting in Vancouver kicks off with clear message: Give up your nuclear weapons

Canadian minister: ‘The pursuit of nuclearization will bring you neither security nor prosperity’

154 remote B.C. communities to get high-speed internet

Government funding to bring subsea fiber optic cable to connect people on the coast

SOGI rally disrupts school board meeting, but business carries on

Chilliwack school board makes statement in support of B.C.-wide gender identity teaching resource

Flight cancellations raise North Island concerns

Mount Waddingtonn Regional District pens letter asking Pacific Coastal to reconsider cancellations

1 in 4 B.C. consumers unable to pay bills, debt repayment: poll

Since interest rates first rose in July, poll suggests households across B.C. have had to tighten budget

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces engagement

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh engaged to clothing designer Gurkiran Kaur

Kelowna West byelection called for Feb. 14

Four candidate race to replace departed former B.C. premier Christy Clark

Surfing social media costs driver $500

VicPD nabs driver on the phone at red light

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Bank of Canada hikes interest rate to 1.25%, cites strong economic data

The rate increase is expected to prompt Canada’s large banks to raise their prime lending rates