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Trump gets a national anthem moment at football game

Trump gets a national anthem moment at football game

Most of the college football players remained in their locker rooms during the anthem

Trump gets a national anthem moment at football game
Gays marry in midnight wedding ceremonies across Australia

Gays marry in midnight wedding ceremonies across Australia

Same-sex couples married in midnight ceremonies across Australia on Tuesday after the last legal impediment to gay marriage expired.

Gays marry in midnight wedding ceremonies across Australia
Comox Valley’s Awesome All Winter and WinterFest Returns

Comox Valley’s Awesome All Winter and WinterFest Returns

More than 30 concerts, performances and live sites to heat up 2018 winter

  • Jan 9, 2018
Comox Valley’s Awesome All Winter and WinterFest Returns
In this image from video run by China’s CCTV shows the Panama-registered tanker “Sanchi” is seen ablaze after a collision with a Hong Kong-registered freighter off China’s eastern coast, Monday, Jan. 8, 2017. (CCTV via AP Video)

China: Body found, tanker still on fire after sea collision

The U.S. Navy has joined the search for 32 crew members missing from the oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a bulk freighter off China’s east coast

In this image from video run by China’s CCTV shows the Panama-registered tanker “Sanchi” is seen ablaze after a collision with a Hong Kong-registered freighter off China’s eastern coast, Monday, Jan. 8, 2017. (CCTV via AP Video)
The head of North Korean delegation Ri Son Gwon, center, is greeted by South Korean officials after he crosses the border line to attend their meeting at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as the bitter rivals sat for rare talks at the border to discuss how to cooperate in the Olympics and improve their long-strained ties. (Korea Pool via AP)

North Korea to join Olympics in South Korea as tensions ease

The rival Koreas took steps toward reducing their bitter animosity during rare talks Tuesday.

The head of North Korean delegation Ri Son Gwon, center, is greeted by South Korean officials after he crosses the border line to attend their meeting at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as the bitter rivals sat for rare talks at the border to discuss how to cooperate in the Olympics and improve their long-strained ties. (Korea Pool via AP)
Ethics watchdog clears finance minister on timing of 2015 stock sale

Ethics watchdog clears finance minister on timing of 2015 stock sale

The federal ethics commissioner has cleared Finance Minister Bill Morneau of insinuations that he benefited from insider information

Ethics watchdog clears finance minister on timing of 2015 stock sale
Standing next to the electric vehicle (EV) charging station near Commonwealth Pool, Coun. Judy Brownoff says this is the time to increase the number of charging stations as the number of EVs in Saanich rises in the future. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Saanich to power up number of charging stations for electric vehicles

Saanich has formally asked staff to develop an approach that requires developers…

Standing next to the electric vehicle (EV) charging station near Commonwealth Pool, Coun. Judy Brownoff says this is the time to increase the number of charging stations as the number of EVs in Saanich rises in the future. Wolf Depner/News Staff
Council Monday agreed to spend more than $650,000 towards the design, implementation, and management of a new firewall.

Saanich to spend more than $650,000 on internet security

Internet security has its price and in the case of Saanich, it…

Council Monday agreed to spend more than $650,000 towards the design, implementation, and management of a new firewall.
File photo of Justin Trudeau during a visit to Kelowna. Image: Kathy Michaels

Trudeau ducks chatting about trip to Aga Khan’s island

Trudeau ducks, weaves over talking to committee about trip to Aga Khan’s island

File photo of Justin Trudeau during a visit to Kelowna. Image: Kathy Michaels
Canadian television actor Donnelly Rhodes dies at age 80

Canadian television actor Donnelly Rhodes dies at age 80

A news release from the talent agency Northern Exposure says Rhodes died at the Baillie House Hospice in Maple Ridge, B.C.

Canadian television actor Donnelly Rhodes dies at age 80
Victoria Royals’ Andrei Grishakov (centre), playing his first game since being traded from the Calgary Hitmen, checks Everett Silvertips’ Jake Christiansen, with the help of teammate Dino Kambeitz (25), during first-period WHL action at the Save On Foods Memorial Centre last Friday. The Royals won this game 5-0, beat the Blazers 5-4 in overtime in Kamloops Saturday, but lost 9-4 in Everett on Sunday. Don Denton/Victoria News photo

WHL Royals grab four of six points on weekend, still have room to grow

Newcomers make their mark in trio of weekend games for Victoria hockey club

Victoria Royals’ Andrei Grishakov (centre), playing his first game since being traded from the Calgary Hitmen, checks Everett Silvertips’ Jake Christiansen, with the help of teammate Dino Kambeitz (25), during first-period WHL action at the Save On Foods Memorial Centre last Friday. The Royals won this game 5-0, beat the Blazers 5-4 in overtime in Kamloops Saturday, but lost 9-4 in Everett on Sunday. Don Denton/Victoria News photo
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining
Nitrogen trifluoride is a greenhouse has 17,200 more potent than carbon monoxide. (Taiyu Industrial Gas)

UPDATED: B.C. seeks study on a particularly powerful greenhouse gas

Province wants info on nitrogen trifluoride, which is 17,000 times more potent than carbon monoxide

Nitrogen trifluoride is a greenhouse has 17,200 more potent than carbon monoxide. (Taiyu Industrial Gas)
Ten Peninsula Panthers were selected to the South Division Prospects. From left: Carson Cox, Tanner Wort, Matt Lawrence, Marshall Brown, Chris Akerman, Thomas Spink, Josh Lingard, Shota Yamamoto, Skyler Diamond-Burchuk and Riley Braun.                                 (Mike Berti photo/Submitted)

Ten Panthers work overtime in VIJHL Prospects Game

NORTH SAANICH — The Peninsula Panthers pasted the Westshore Wolves 5-2 at…

  • Jan 8, 2018
Ten Peninsula Panthers were selected to the South Division Prospects. From left: Carson Cox, Tanner Wort, Matt Lawrence, Marshall Brown, Chris Akerman, Thomas Spink, Josh Lingard, Shota Yamamoto, Skyler Diamond-Burchuk and Riley Braun.                                 (Mike Berti photo/Submitted)
A man was arrest at Tsawwassen ferry terminal on Wednesday, Jan. 3. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Man arrested after cocaine, heroin seized at Tsawwassen ferry terminal

The 23-year-old was in possession of 3kg of cocaine, heroin and other substances

A man was arrest at Tsawwassen ferry terminal on Wednesday, Jan. 3. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
A man was arrest at Tsawwassen ferry terminal on Wednesday, Jan. 3. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Man arrested after cocaine, heroin seized at Tsawwassen ferry terminal

The 23-year-old was in posession of 3kg of cocaine, heroin and other substances

A man was arrest at Tsawwassen ferry terminal on Wednesday, Jan. 3. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Ladysmith RCMP arrested a man following a five hour standoff on Saturday. (Chris Bush Photo)

RCMP make arrest following standoff in rural Ladysmith

A police standoff in rural Ladysmith came to a peaceful conclusion after…

Ladysmith RCMP arrested a man following a five hour standoff on Saturday. (Chris Bush Photo)
The Kesa Van Osch rink from Nanaimo, with Marika Van Osch at third, Kalia Van Osch playing second and Amy Gibson at lead, captured the 2018 BC Scotties Women’s Curling Championship with an 11-4 win over the Karla Thompson rink on Sunday at the Victoria Curling Club. The Van Osch foursome will represent B.C. at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts national championships in Penticton Jan. 27 to Feb. 4. Photo courtesy Curl BC

Nanaimo’s Kesa Van Osch rink captures BC women’s curling crown

Foursome posts two lopsided playoff wins over defending champion Karla Thompson

The Kesa Van Osch rink from Nanaimo, with Marika Van Osch at third, Kalia Van Osch playing second and Amy Gibson at lead, captured the 2018 BC Scotties Women’s Curling Championship with an 11-4 win over the Karla Thompson rink on Sunday at the Victoria Curling Club. The Van Osch foursome will represent B.C. at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts national championships in Penticton Jan. 27 to Feb. 4. Photo courtesy Curl BC
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Female MPs unsure what #MeToo movement means for Parliament Hill: survey

One-third of them said it was difficult to evaluate the harassment complaints process

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This bus collided with a car near Uptown Monday morning. Its 40 passengers escaped injury, but the two individuals in the car suffered what Saanich Police call “minor injuries” for which they received treatment at a local hospital.

Collision with bus in Saanich sends two to hospital

There were 40 passengers aboard the bus and no one was injured, according to BC Transit officials

This bus collided with a car near Uptown Monday morning. Its 40 passengers escaped injury, but the two individuals in the car suffered what Saanich Police call “minor injuries” for which they received treatment at a local hospital.