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A new high-speed ferry service from Nanaimo to Vancouver is launching this summer

There will be two high-speed catamaran ferries! ⛴️

New substance-use recovery facility for women opening in Victoria

It's slated to open in early 2023.

Don’t be alarmed: Canada will test its public emergency alert system this week

More than 800 emergency alert messages have been sent to Canadians this year.

Police officer who ‘doored’ cyclist in Esquimalt being investigated by VicPD

The cyclist was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Shawnigan Lake Road closed after truck crashes into train overpass bridge

Damage to the bridge appears to be extensive.

Police arrest man who disrupted Remembrance Day ceremony in Victoria (VIDEO)

Thousands were in attendance.

Crisis negotiators de-escalate hostage situation in downtown Victoria condo

The suspect faces assault charges.

Woman sought after confronting elderly man at Oak Bay home

She fled the area when a neighbour came to the aid of the man.

Nanaimo RCMP seek help locating 30-year-old woman last seen on October 20th

She was last seen at a women’s emergency shelter.

BC Ferries remembers the ‘little ferry that could’ a year after the Malahat washed out

The Klitsa packed five days of work into 72 hours.

Woman grabbed in Victoria park after rejecting man’s advances

He wanted her to go for dinner with him.

Substation fault knocks out power to over 13,000 on the Saanich Peninsula

BC Hydro crews are on scene.

Victoria man wanted on Canada-wide warrant could be dangerous: VicPD

Anyone who sees him should call 911.

German hiker to finish epic five-year journey on Trans-Canada Trail in Victoria this Saturday

She’ll be finishing at Clover Point.

Saanich Police identify body of man found near Swan Lake in mid-October

He was a missing man sought by VicPD.

Victoria council candidate and former Saanich mayor fined by Elections BC

The two combined fines equal $250.

Victorians beyond frustrated with Beyond Van Gogh after multiple delays

Some people are being told they won’t receive a refund.

Polls show a third of young British Columbians want to change the province’s name

Most BC residents over 55-years-old disagree.

Duncan veteran to be given France’s highest honour for his service in Dieppe Raid

He’ll receive the rank of ‘Knight of the French Order of the Legion of Honour.’

Victoria International Airport is getting a new 360-degree view air-traffic-control tower

Construction will be completed in 2026.

This downtown Victoria tech school is now accepting applications (CONTEST)

And they're giving away $100 Browns Socialhouse gift card!

Vancouver Island puppy abandoned in planter on doorstep needs help: BC SPCA

Security footage showed the dog chasing after the vehicle as it drove away, abandoning her. 😢

Camosun students serving up two-course lunch to feed up to 300 people in need

Learning the importance of community by giving back to theirs.

First in 17 years: Vital Stats report gives housing an F in Victoria

While scoring a B+ for quality of life.

72-year-old man arrested for attempting to touch teen girl in Duncan

He has since been released with conditions.

Victoria opens Emergency Weather Response warming shelters for second consecutive night

They’re located at James Bay United Church and Rock Bay Landing.

Mark your calendar: BC Parks campsites opening 2023 reservations soon

You can now book your site 4 months in advance! 🏕️

VicPD and Victoria Royals join forces for charity scrimmage at SOFMC this Sunday

And the public can skate with the players after! 🏒

Man found in medical distress while in Duncan/North Cowichan RCMP custody

He suffered 'serious harm' while in a cell.

Star Cinema moves into brand new theatre in the heart of Sidney

They’re back on Third Street and Sidney Avenue.

19 stunning images of Victoria’s first snowfall of the season (PHOTOS)

And now we get a week of sunshine!

28-year-old impaired driver crashes sports car into wall in Langford

"The driver and passenger are lucky they walked away with minor injuries."

More on the way: Snowfall warning extended for parts of southern Vancouver Island

Yup, that’s snow out there! ❄️

Police were stationed at Victoria Jewish Film Festival after anti-Semitic threats

The investigation remains ongoing. 

Senior cat that was thrown from moving car in Nanaimo finds new home

Merlot is moving to North Vancouver!

BC Transit and BC Ferries offer free transportation to veterans on Remembrance Day

Wear your uniform or show your military ID to ride for free.

Police still trying to identify deceased man found near Swan Lake in Saanich

His body was found on October 12th.

Victoria woman wins nearly $500,000 playing Lotto Max

"I was speechless.”

Environment Canada predicts snow for Saanich Peninsula Monday

From wind to snow! ❄️

Tens of thousands lose power on Vancouver Island from wild winds

Power has already been restored to 185,000 people in BC.

It’s soup season in Esquimalt: New cafe opens up shop in former bingo hall

They’ve got sandwiches too. 🍲🥪

VicPD seek look to identify man of interest in downtown nightclub incident (UPDATED)

The incident took place on September 4th.

Construction underway on transition homes for women and children escaping violence in the Westshore

The new facility will include 50 transitional houses.