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Conservatives elect new leader

North Okanagan-Shuswap MP optimistic about party’s future

B.C. is using taxpayer money to outlast plaintiffs in health-care trial: critic

Private health advocates are trying to raise more money to continue the fight

Victoria teacher suspended for professional misconduct

The matter concerns high school teacher Robert Ammon and his actions in the summer of 2013.

Langford residents react to guilty plea in case stemming from Const. Beckett’s death

“We all grieve for Mrs. Beckett because she was a wonderful woman,” says one resident

UPDATED: Missing Langford teen found safe and sound

West Shore RCMP reported that the missing 13 year-old was found

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Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

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Chinook pen launches in Sooke
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2017 Sooke District Volunteer Awards ceremony
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Election 2017: The fallout of the final ballots
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Locals remind visitors of sea lion danger after viral video
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Living through a terrorist attack

A former Okanagan student was down the street from the Ariana Grande concert when the arena was attacked

Sooke will host fire training conference next year

Up to 400 delegates expected to attend, says fire chief

B.C. political legend Grace McCarthy dies

Remembered for rebuilding Social Credit, launching SkyTrain

Golf carts taking to Chase’s streets

The Village of Chase a guinea pig for a new provincial plan

Top court to hear federal government’s appeal on residential school records

A lower court judge ruled to destroy the stories after 15 years unless consent is given to preserve

Langford man pleads guilty in death of West Shore RCMP officer

Kenneth Jacob Fenton pleads guilty to two counts in the death of Const. Sarah Beckett in April 2016.

Bear has standoff with Mounties

A black bear in Sunriver area stood off with police before returning to the bush

More sex-related charges against former Vancouver detective

James Fisher had been previously charged with sexual exploitation and sexual assault

Cyclists dominate Victoria’s commuter challenge

Of the 19 teams competing, 17 cyclists reached their destination quicker than the car.

ELECTION 2017: B.C. will have first minority government in 64 years

Negotiations between parties may determine if B.C. Liberals can continue

B.C. hospital system has been operating over capacity for five years

Statistics obtained by The News show system has been operating over 100% capacity since 2012

Former Victoria police chief has a new job

Frank Elsner hopes to begin providing security expertise to cannabis companies.

Wind storm cuts power for 15,000 on Vancouver Island

Tuesday’s wind storm had BC Hydro crews hard at work all over Vancouver Island