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VicPD canine handler cleared of wrongdoing after robbery suspect bitten by police dog

The suspect received 32 sutures for lacerations caused by the dog bites.

Nearly a dozen wildfires were sparked on Vancouver Island from lightning Wednesday

There were more than 800 lightning strikes on the island yesterday.

VicPD seek help locating high-risk missing 59-year-old man last seen in Esquimalt

He requires regular medication for a health issue.

Opening of Langford’s new middle school to be delayed until November

Students will be relocated to other schools.

Topless Save Old Growth protester climbs atop Victoria Visitor Centre in downtown

She's the same person who glued herself to a goalpost at a soccer game in Vancouver .

33% of pet owners in BC keep pets cool with AC despite costs: BC...

It can cost around $300 in electricity costs over the summer.

Warrant issued for suspect who provided police with fake ID after sexual assault on...

Police have now positively identified him.

VicPD appeal for information on missing Victoria man last seen in Spain

Scott Graham was last seen on July 15th in Sapin, Madrid.

Trampolines at popular Parksville park damaged by vandals

The damage is estimated to be about $6,000 to $7,000.

15 captures of the eighth annual Torque Master Sidney Summer Car Show (PHOTOS)

Nearly 400 vehicles were on display!

Sudden death of 41-year-old Campbell River woman under investigation

The incident occurred July 28th.
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RCMP officer may have committed offence in Ladysmith traffic stop: IIO

The van didn’t stop and the officers used their vehicle to halt the van.

Elderly Central Saanich couple finally receives family doctor after newspaper ad goes viral

BC’s premier says he might soon do the same.

Death of senior sparks online petition calling on highway safety improvements near Cobble Hill

A 74-year-old driver made a left turn into and oncoming dump truck.

41-year-old man shot in leg with double barrel shotgun in Comox

He was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

Saanich bottle depot robbed by two men wearing Halloween-style masks

An employee was pepper spayed during the incident.

‘I counted the words at least 20 times’: Parksville woman wins $75K playing Scratch...

She will be heading to Hawaii with a little extra spending money.

$98-million collaborative post-secondary campus to be built in Langford

It's slated to open in 2024.

Toronto Raptors to hold preseason training camp in Victoria next month

It'll be held at UVic. 🏀
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RCMP debunk rumour of shots fired in Port Hardy Tuesday night

“We can confirm that there were no shots fired.”

Someone in Nanaimo won $1 million on last night’s Lotto Max

Check those tickets!

The largest car show in Sidney is set to return this Sunday

There will be nearly 400 vehicles on display. 🏁

Missing 63-year-old man last seen in downtown Victoria on July 27th

He could be in the Dallas Road area.

Campfire ban on Vancouver Island goes into effect this Thursday

There were two human-caused fires on the island over the past few days.

There will be a spectacular meteor shower over Vancouver Island next week

Fingers crossed for clear skies! ☄️

Here’s a list of car shows happening in and around Victoria this August

Including the Sidney Summer Car Show!

Duncan RCMP searching for missing 53-year-old autistic man (UPDATED)

UPDATE: According to Duncan RCMP, Daniel Scott has been located and is safe.

New activist group in Victoria claims to have deflated tires on 34 SUVs

“You’ll be angry, but don’t take it personally."

Crash involving motorcyclist on TCH snarls northbound traffic in Langford area

Commuters should expect major delays.

Developer proposes 180 new affordable homes for Roundhouse development in Vic West

He's donating a massive $15 million toward the project!

Serious Crime Unit investigating after body found in waters of Esquimalt Lagoon

The area has since reopened to the public.

41-year-old man charged with multiple indecent acts in Port Hardy exposed himself to children

RCMP are looking to speak with the mother of the child he exposed himself to.

Here’s why there is an orange helicopter hovering over Greater Victoria today

It's been buzzing around the city for most of the day.

Victoria councillor calls for mandatory side guards on city trucks after cycling incident

A cyclist was seen on video being struck by a truck near Johnson Street Bridge.

74-year-old man dies following dump truck collision in Cobble Hill

His family have been notified.

Victoria’s first ever BIPOC music festival is happening next month

Kaash Paige will headline the event!

One year in one minute: Watch this Victoria alley transform over the seasons (VIDEO)

From sun rays to snowflakes! ☀️>❄️

West Shore RCMP seek help locating 82-year-old woman with dementia (UPDATED)

UPDATE: According to West Shore RMCP, Marnie Duch has been located and is safe.

Over 400,000 passengers expected to use BC Ferries this long weekend

And nearly 140,000 vehicles!
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18-year-old caught speeding and without a driver’s license in Oak Bay

Starting off on the wrong pedal. 😬

Wanted Vancouver Island man found driving stolen BC Ambulance vehicle

His crime spree ended in Port Alberni.

Newly expanded Songhees Park opens near Victoria’s Johnson Street Bridge (PHOTOS)

It includes a new timber viewing platform!