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Youth Bursary program launched

Coast Capital Savings and BC Games Society team up again for 2016 BC Games

New name for Canada’s largest Canadian-owned online classifieds company

Used.ca is headquartered in Victoria, BC and is a part of Black Press Community Media.

TIMELINE: Key moments of the federal election campaign

From the economy and debates to niqabs and protest songs, we recap the election issues and antics with this interactive timeline

Jordan River residents staying put – for now

Pressure released on hot button issue of selling homes to BC Hydro

Business Beat

What is happening on the business scene in Sooke and area

BC Amateur Photographer contest a huge success

Seventy finalists competed at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow for a shot at the title of Amateur Photographer of the year

Child porn investigations continue

Officers with the B.C. ICE unit have tracked internet addresses

Gas prices stubbornly high despite oil’s dive

Reasons why the price at the pump is higher in British Columbia

WILDFIRE WATCH: 282,000 hectares now burned is four times 10-year average

Fire updates from around B.C., with photos, interactive charts and updates from Twitter and Facebook

WILDFIRE WATCH: Be ‘very, very cautious’ in B.C. backcountry over Long Weekend

The BC Wildfire Service says there have been 1,342 wildfires since April 1, 2015, burning 276,000 hectares

BlackPress4Good collects donations for Cache Creek flood victims

Help is still needed for relief efforts in Cache Creek. Crowdfunding effort gathers momentum.

Council Briefs, May 27

Items on the agenda at the District of Sooke council meeting

New equipment at VGH would help catch breast cancer earlier

Victoria Hospitals Foundation campaign underway for new machine

The Blob: Why warmer oceans are a big concern

Warm water threatens marine habitats off the coast of BC

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press

That sick-looking arbutus may not be

This time of year routinely affects native broad-leaved everygreen

F-22 Raptor coming to Abbotsford International Airshow

Abbotsford on the list of only 21 approved show sites for stealth fighter.

Black Press Crowdfunding initiative making a difference in communities

More than $17,000 raised since launching last fall

Flower Count adds contest to annual event

The 39th annual Victoria Flower Count takes place March 5-11.

Jordan River beach front gets shored up

CRD Regional Parks and Queesto work together to repair bank