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Minor mattress fire could have killed, Nanaimo Fire Rescue warns

Public fire safety warnings issued following potentially deadly fire on Victoria Road

Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan, crews eject

One plane crashed after its crew ejected safely, the other crew also ejected but they have not been found

Judge to deliver verdict in British sailor’s gang rape case

The alleged gang rape took place at a Halifax-area military base in 2015

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BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Campbell River resident asking for bottles and cans to help Chemainus stabbing victim

Janelle Guyatt suffered serious injuries during a May 2016 knife attack

B.C. minister fears money laundering involves billions of dollars, cites reports

The government had estimated that it was a $200-million a year operation, instead estimates now peg the problem at $1 billion annually

Victoria city council seeks authority to tax empty homes

Council is asking the province for the authority to invoke a vacancy tax

Little change seen in number of impaired drivers since new laws enacted

25 drivers in Victoria pulled for drug impairment since cannabis legalized

Nanaimo couple fights for their lives together

Richard Stuart needs a kidney, his wife Tracy has been diagnosed with cancer

Vancouver Island invited to get a closer look at Sunday’s Blood Moon

Special event allows public to view the lunar eclipse through UVic telescopes

Overworked and understaffed: More than 300 vacancies in Vancouver Island nursing

Tentative deal with province includes ‘working short premium’ to encourage hiring

Prince Philip, 97, uninjured after car accident

Philip appeared “very shocked” and shaken after the collision, according to witnesses

BC Hydro scammers bilked customers out of nearly $45,000 in 2018

Nearly 2,000 people reported scams to the utility, as they continue to be more common

Quebec Premier Legault leaves Trudeau meeting empty-handed but hopeful

The premier reiterated his desire to have newcomers demonstrate a knowledge of French

‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery accused of sexual assault, harassment

Emery denied the allegations, but a Toronto woman says she is not the only one speaking out

Ex-Liberal candidate in Burnaby says volunteer wrote controversial post

Karen Wang dropped out following online post singling out NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s ethnicity

Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

The team counted 29 craters that were no older than 290 million years

Canada’s arrest of Huawei exec an act of ‘backstabbing,’ Chinese ambassador says

China has called Canada’s arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou ‘politically motivated’

CRD committee proposes ending livestock payouts to farmers

The bylaw has existed since the creation of the CRD’s animal control service in 1979

Port Alberni bear spraying suspect arrested in Coombs

Nanaimo resident facing 16 criminal charges after “well coordinated” RCMP effort

  • Jan 17, 2019

RCMP’s use of force in arrest of Island man not excessive, judge rules

Campbell River man high on cocaine led high speed chase through city’s downtown