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VicPD issue warning after woman randomly attacked from behind in James Bay

She suffered facial injuries after striking a building wall face first.

BC Ferries is offering free travel for Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn country

Translators and host volunteers can also travel for free!

ICBC warns police will be targeting speeding drivers in May (VIDEO)

Dashcam caught one of those speeders on the Pat Bay HWY last month.

More details emerge on missing woman last seen at Victoria International Airport

Nanaimo RCMP have now taken over the investigation.

Sidney RCMP search for missing 47-year-old woman last seen at YYJ Airport

She was last seen on April 24th.

Repeat offender arrested by Saanich Police after breaking into Oak Bay home

Police have asked that he be held in custody until his court appearance.

BC drivers can ditch their ICBC licence plate decals starting next week

Don't forget to renew when the time comes!

Island Health purchases two private clinics to help increase surgeries and endoscopies

The transition will take several months to complete.

Parksville Beach Festival will return this summer and it promises to be better than...

And the sandcastles will be lit up for two nights this year!

West Shore RCMP considers seizing vehicles linked to highway blockade but need video evidence

A large concrete-filled metal barrel was used to slow down the removal process.

Police watchdog investigating after Courtenay man dies while in custody

A guard found the unresponsive man sitting against a wall.
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3 people arrested after three month investigation into Saanich home

The home has been a nuisance property for over a year.

Nearly 140,000 air fryers recalled in Canada due to potential fire hazard

"Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air fryers and air fryer ovens."
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60-year-old impaired driver banned from driving for three months after hitting cyclist in Oak...

He was also ticketed for leaving the scene of the crash.

West Shore RCMP look to reunite USB drive containing family photos with rightful owner...

UPDATE: The owner of the USB drive has been located!

The watch is on: Watch with 50 years of sentimental value possibly lost at...

It went missing sometime between March 7 the and March 28th.

There’s a small chance Victoria could see thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon

Spring called, they want their weather back. 😤

Multi-vehicle crash closes northbound lanes of Trans Canada Hwy at West Shore Parkway

The section of highway will be closed indefinitely, according to Langford Fire.

Carey Road in Saanich closed Friday morning after single-vehicle crash

It'll likely be closed for several hours.

Erratic driver in Metchosin gets slapped with impaired driving charges

Police allegedly located open liquor next to the driver inside the vehicle.

Butchart Gardens ranked one of the most beautiful gardens in the world

This comes as no surprise! 🌼
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Province warns of delays on Malahat near Tunnel Hill overnight Wednesday

There may also be a minor delay to traffic between 3 and 4 p.m. today.

Club stench: Viral online rant claims Victoria club-goers aren’t up to snuff with personal...

"You smell gross; do something about it." 🤢
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BC Transit gets $28 million in new pandemic operating funding from governments

BC Transit has seen a recovery of 70 per cent.

IIO investigating after injured driver flees serious crash on Salt Spring Island

Several people were found injured in the car.

Suspicious death: Police search for witnesses after woman found dead in Port Alberni

A vehicle of interest left the scene prior to police arriving.

Strong winds to hit Greater Victoria Monday afternoon

Wind gusts could reach 90 km/h!
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IIO release more details on fatal police-involved shooting in Campbell River

The incident began after a theft and weapon complaint at a business.

IIO deployed to fatal police-involved incident in Campbell River

The incident occurred this morning.

Missing 13-year-old Ladysmith teen found safe and sound by RCMP

A day after police held a press conference.

Shelbourne and McKenzie intersection will be closed this Saturday for paving

As part of the Shelbourne Street improvements project.

36 captures of last night’s Santana concert at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The first fully capacity concert at the arena in two years!

Section of McKenzie Avenue closed following serious motorcycle crash

Saanich Police are expected to be on scene for several hours.

IIO and VIIMCU investigating sudden death of child in Victoria

Police conducted a wellness-check on the mother and child the day before.

Amber Alert issued for two children allegedly abducted in Fort St. John (UPDATED)

They were last seen on Thursday, March 24th.

Nanaimo woman fights off stranger after being struck by blunt object in abduction attempt

A woman in her 20s was struck by a blunt object as she helped the man.

It’s official: the Victoria Day Parade is returning this May after a two year...

It's one of the city's largest parades!

Health Canada recalls oysters that were harvested off coast of Vancouver Island

Due to possible norovirus contamination.