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BC Ferries to increase fuel surcharge to 2.5 per cent on June 1st

Bringing the cost up $2 per vehicle.

30-year-old man dead after single-vehicle crash in Saanich on Sunday

Police are now seeking witnesses.

Man shot in driveway of residence in the Otter Point area of Sooke

A 55-year-old suspect has been arrested.

Two people charged with murder in 2018 death of young Port Alberni boy

Up until now, no arrests had been made in the case.

$1,000 reward offered to help catch those who killed two cougar kittens near Duncan

The paws and heads of both cougars were removed.

Victoria driver faces hefty fines following last December’s dramatic hit-and-run (VIDEO)

The woman was thrown in the air before landing on her back.

Vancouver Island University to offer free menstrual products across all campuses

“No one should have the experience of going without these necessary products while learning.”

BC’s first trauma-informed daycare opens in Victoria

Offering support for children who have experienced trauma.

There’s an unclaimed estate in BC worth $1.9 million and it could be yours

And another $149 million in unclaimed money! 🤑

VicPD mark ‘Red Shirt Day’ by renewing search for missing Indigenous woman

Victoria’s Belinda Ann Cameron hasn’t been seen in nearly 17 years.

COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions drop in BC

67 COVID-19 patients are in hospital in Island Health.

BC has seen a rise in random violent attacks; here’s what the government plans to do about it

Victoria specifically has seen several repeat offenders.

BC SPCA urging people to remove bird feeders due to avian influenza outbreak

They are also asking that bird baths be emptied.

‘It’s a dream really’: Duncan man wins $1-million playing Lotto Max

He selected his numbers in a unique way.

Red Dress Day: Candlelight vigil in Fernwood to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women

“We wanted to do something right in our own neighbourhood to honour this day” ❤️

Two baby cougars were found killed and mutilated in Cowichan Valley last week

Warning: this story contains graphic details.

CRD set to purchase Panorama Recreation property in North Saanich for $10

The transfer helps avoid an increase in user fees.

Driver shortage prompts BC Transit to cancel more trips in Greater Victoria on Thursday

Hundreds of trips across numerous routes have been cancelled this week.

FBI teams up with RCMP to make massive drug bust spanning across Vancouver and Victoria

Police also seized a large amount of cash, gold and silver bars.

Fueling frustration: Gas prices rise again in Victoria

Jumping over $2 a litre at some gas stations.

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

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

Caught on dashcam: Saanich Police slap speeding Pat Bay HWY driver with hefty fine (VIDEO)

They passed another vehicle via the highway’s shoulder.

Province donates $2.8 million towards not-for-profit dental clinics across BC

To help more low income residents access dental care.

Victoria mom pleads for return of disabled child’s stolen bike trailer

It was looted from a parking garage in the Gorge Street East area.

Nanaimo RCMP look to identify suspect who exposed himself to a woman while on a trail

They are also providing safety tips for those who use city trails and parks.

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.

BC records 165 toxic illicit drug deaths in March

9 of those deaths were recorded in Victoria.

Ladysmith woman spins her way to $1-million Powerbucks win

“I started jumping up and down with my laptop screaming!”

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

Nanaimo RCMP have now taken over the investigation.

135 years: Remembering a Vancouver Island tragedy that left hundreds dead

It goes down in history as BC’s worst mining disaster.

Shawnigan Lake ranch seeks donations to help raise rare hairless goat

The mom of newborn “Precious” abandoned her at birth. 💔

VicPD release photos of two men who may have witnessed arson at Fernwood family home

Both were seen in the surrounding area the night of the fire.

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

She was last seen on April 24th.

Man in critical condition following Friday blaze at Victoria’s View Towers (VIDEO)

Fire crews rescued him off a 10th-floor balcony.