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The Sidney Sparkles Parade will return this Sunday after a three-year hiatus

Parade enthusiasts in Sidney can rejoice! 🎉

BC teachers sign off on agreement with province for better pay and benefits

94% were in favour of the new agreement.

Vancouver Canucks face criticism after announcing Luongo’s induction into the Ring of Honour

Fans are not impressed with the Canucks right now.

IIO opens investigation into Lake Cowichan robbery that left one man dead

The alleged robber's truck was found along Highway 18.

48-year-old man in critical condition after being struck by vehicle in Parksville: RCMP

The driver who hit him later turned themselves in.

Toxic drug crisis continues: At least 179 lives were lost in BC this October

Victoria has recorded the third most deaths thus far.

Here are the roads that will be closed during the IEOA Truck Light Convoy this Saturday

Move over Santa, we want big trucks! 🚚

Environment Canada has issued another weather alert for Greater Victoria

Don’t forget to layer up this Thursday 🥶

Victoria commuters like to bike or walk to work: 2021 Census

Lots of people taking the ol’ ‘shoelace express’ to work.

Indie rock band Current Swell is returning to Victoria in April

They’re coming home! 🎸

BC parents can calculate how much they’ll save on child care with this online tool

Parents can save between $320 and $900 per month.

32-year-old Nanaimo man killed by Washington state police after carjacking of semi-truck

The incident occurred on November 18th.

Shooting threat to students at Oak Bay High School prompts early dismissal

After someone threatened a shooting at 2 p.m.

Person of interest identified in View Royal Park sexual assault: RCMP

The investigation is ongoing.

Blake Shelton set to headline Sunfest at Laketown Ranch in 2023

Will you be there? 🤠

Over 10,000 still without power on Vancouver Island due to severe storms

Wind and snowfall gave the island a one, two punch. 👊

Police seek help in finding missing 73-year-old Saanich man (UPDATED)

UPDATE: He has been located and is safe.

31-year-old man killed after two-vehicle crash in Qualicum Bay

The deceased was a Bowser resident.

Over a dozen BC Transit routes affected due to Tuesday’s snowfall

BC Transit recommends leaving more time for your journey.

Off-duty cop catches thief siphoning gas red-handed: Nanaimo RCMP

He was stealing from a non-profit group.

Greater Victoria could see wind gusts up to 90 km/h Tuesday night

Things are getting wild, weather wise. 💨🌨️

Here are live updates of current road conditions on southern Vancouver Island (PHOTOS)

This article updates every 15 minutes!

BC Transit warns commuters of potential delays with snow in the forecast

Plan for the worst and hope for the best! ❄️

Armed man in ski mask robs convenience store in Port Alberni Sunday night

The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Pilot and passengers bodies recovered from plane crash near Port Hardy: RCMP

Their bodies were found in the plane’s wreckage.

BC Ferries breaks records for revenue, net earnings and passengers carried in 2022

Overall revenue is up by $62 million.

Construction underway on UVic’s National Centre for Indigenous Laws

The projected $27.1 million project will be complete in 2024.

Most of Vancouver Island could see snow by Tuesday afternoon

Including Greater Victoria!

VicPD arrest man trying to start fights with people watching Santa Claus Parade

Officers handing out candy canes intervened.

Report shows financial stress is keeping 50% of Canadians from sleeping

Having trouble sleeping? 😴

Suspicious church fire now being investigated as arson: Saanich Police

The fire was set on November 20th between 9 and 10 p.m.

Port Alberni to get safe homes for women and children escaping violence

Construction will be completed by summer, 2023.

Missing 10 years: VicPD release age-progression drawing of Emma Fillipoff

Last seen acting oddly in front of the Empress Hotel.

Nanaimo’s stabbing ‘victim’ turns out to be the aggressor in altercation on Thursday

The real victim was not injured seriously in the incident.

Here are the roads that will be closed during the Santa Claus Parade this Saturday

Temporary CCTV cameras will also be installed.