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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 .

CRD acquires 9.8 hectares of land to expand Mill Hill Regional Park in View Royal

The park has one of the highest numbers of Garry Oak trees in the region!

Nanaimo RCMP look to reunite stolen high-end golf clubs with rightful owner

They were located and seized from a local golf shop.

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

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

Victoria gets $400,000 boost for arts and culture organizations across the city

To ensure venues are safe and more accessible.

Four Vancouver Island hotels made Tripadvisor’s list of the top 25 in Canada

Three of them are right here in Victoria! 👏

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.

The new bike and skatepark at Topaz Park will celebrate its grand opening next weekend

Including a ribbon cutting, food trucks and a live DJ!

Nanaimo RCMP searching for missing 66-year-old woman with significant medical issues (UPDATE)

UPDATE: According to Nanaimo RCMP, Celine Campton has been located and is safe.

CRD warns visitors of toxic algae bloom at Thetis Lake Regional Park

Visitors are advised to avoid swimming and keep animals from drinking the water

Police incident in Cumberland ended peacefully by RCMP early Sunday morning

A 43-year-old man has been arrested.

Construction of protected cycling lanes on Tillicum Road will begin early August

With a projected budget of $500,000.

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

The incident occurred July 28th.

23 impaired drivers were removed from Lake Cowichan roads over the August long weekend

And 6 drivers were ticketed for excessive speed.

37-year-old Nanaimo man arrested in last week’s Tim Hortons restaurant arson incident

The fire put several dozen employees out of work for up to six months.

Saanich Police officer injured in June bank shooting released from hospital today

Members of GVERT gathered outside to celebrate his recovery.

Armed convenience store robbery in Nanaimo Thursday night prompts hunt for suspect

The clerk was shaken but not physically harmed.

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.

Nanaimo RCMP asking for public’s help in locating missing 33-year-old woman

She was last seen on August 1st.

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

He was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

Suspect identified and arrested following sexual assault in Duncan last month

Police are looking to speak to any other witnesses or victims

West Shore RCMP look to reunite sports cards found in stolen vehicle with rightful owner

An Eric Lindros Upper Deck hockey card was found among the stolen cards.

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

An employee was pepper spayed during the incident.

High-impact crash in Nanaimo that seriously injured one person caused by impaired driver

The victim’s dog that fled the crash was later rescued.

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

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

RCMP searching for missing 79-year-old Nanaimo man who set out with his camper last week (UPDATED)

UPDATE: According to Nanaimo RCMP, Roy Olson has been located and is safe.

VicPD seek public assistance in locating high-risk missing 24-year-old man

He was last seen in Victoria on August 1st

RCMP debunk rumour of shots fired in Port Hardy Tuesday night

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

48-year-old man charged with attempted murder following Monday shooting in Nanaimo

The missing firearm was also located.

Cougar sighting at Thetis Lake prompts warning by West Shore RCMP

The cougar followed a woman and her dogs along the path.

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.

43-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries in Nanaimo shooting

The suspect has been arrested, however, the firearm has not yet been located.

Nanaimo Tim Hortons destroyed by early morning arson on Tuesday

It’s expected to be closed for the next 6 months.

Suspect sought after woman was grabbed from behind and sexually assaulted in Courtenay

He tried to pull her into some bushes.