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Get your Loblaws $25 bread price fixing gift card
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Beavers and balloons blamed for power outages in 2017

BC Hydro compiles a list of most memorable outages of last year

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2 adults, 2 children killed in Ont. house fire

2 adults, 2 children killed in Ont. house fire

A fire chief in Oshawa, Ont., says two adults and two children have died in a house fire east of Toronto

2 adults, 2 children killed in Ont. house fire
Investors urge Apple to take action against child gadget addiction

Investors urge Apple to take action against child gadget addiction

Investors cite various studies and surveys on how the heavy usage of smartphones negatively affects children’s mental and physical health

  • Jan 8, 2018
Investors urge Apple to take action against child gadget addiction
Four killed, including two children, in Nova Scotia house fire

Four killed, including two children, in Nova Scotia house fire

Man rescued from fatal house fire ‘struggling to stay alive’. The fire left four people dead, including at least two children.

Four killed, including two children, in Nova Scotia house fire
This Hallmark location in Broadmead Village Shopping Centre location closed last month.                                 Wolf Depner/News Staff

Saanich shopping centre loses long-term tenant

A spokesperson for the company running a local shopping centre has confirmed…

This Hallmark location in Broadmead Village Shopping Centre location closed last month.                                 Wolf Depner/News Staff
Oprah, ‘Three Billboards’ triumph at black-draped Globes

Oprah, ‘Three Billboards’ triumph at black-draped Globes

Sunday night’s black-clad demonstration was promoted by the recently formed Time’s Up: an initiative of hundreds of women in the entertainment industry

Oprah, ‘Three Billboards’ triumph at black-draped Globes
President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, after traveling from Camp David, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump allies line up to declare president mentally sound

Trump made clear Sunday that he was watching, and keeping tabs, on how his troops defended him on TV

President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, after traveling from Camp David, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Former hostage Joshua Boyle appears in court

Former hostage Joshua Boyle appears in court

Boyle is facing 15 charges, including assault, sexual assault, unlawful confinement and causing someone to take a noxious thing

Former hostage Joshua Boyle appears in court
Hollywood stars wore black to the Golden Globes in support of women who have been sexually harassed and abused. (Shailene Woodley/Twitter)

#TimesUp: Stars don all black on the Golden Globes red carpet

Hollywood came out in full force for the Golden Globes

Hollywood stars wore black to the Golden Globes in support of women who have been sexually harassed and abused. (Shailene Woodley/Twitter)
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. (File photo)

Two Spanish skiers rescued after four days lost in B.C. backcountry

Ski resort notified RCMP after guests failed to check out

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. (File photo)
B.C. teen creating app, summer camp to revive First Nations language

B.C. teen creating app, summer camp to revive First Nations language

Tessa Erickson says camps will provide pre-teens and teens with an immersive language experience

B.C. teen creating app, summer camp to revive First Nations language
Council Monday continued the process of removing references to the Environmental Development Permit Area (EDPA) bylaw from Saanich’s books.

The cost of winning a seat on Saanich council

Costs of Saanich 2017 byelection extraordinarily high compared to past election

Council Monday continued the process of removing references to the Environmental Development Permit Area (EDPA) bylaw from Saanich’s books.
Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada website)

LNG pipeline for northwest B.C. still active

The 900km Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project by TransCanada received approvals to expand

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada website)
Animal rights group appeals B.C. court decision over euthanized bear cub

Animal rights group appeals B.C. court decision over euthanized bear cub

Association of Fur-Bearing Animals filed a petition in court, challenging Consersvation services

Animal rights group appeals B.C. court decision over euthanized bear cub
Victor Mete uncertain of future after winning world junior gold

Victor Mete uncertain of future after winning world junior gold

Mete is eligible to return to Montreal since he was on loan, or can be sent to the London Knights

Victor Mete uncertain of future after winning world junior gold
Canada has won gold at the 2018 world hockey junior championships. (Twitter/@HC_WJC)

Canada wins gold at world junior championship

Tyler Steenbergen scored the winner with just 1:40 to play in regulation

Canada has won gold at the 2018 world hockey junior championships. (Twitter/@HC_WJC)
Police are concentrating their investigation at a home on Maliview Drive. (Courtesy of the Gulf Islands Driftwood)

Son charged in death of Salt Spring Island woman

Martin Galen Vandenberg, 22, has now been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Heather Jones

Police are concentrating their investigation at a home on Maliview Drive. (Courtesy of the Gulf Islands Driftwood)
Scientists warn of vanishing oxygen in oceans, including Canadian waters

Scientists warn of vanishing oxygen in oceans, including Canadian waters

Researchers believe the problem has been growing since the 1950s

Scientists warn of vanishing oxygen in oceans, including Canadian waters
B.C. gas prices to hit highest levels in years: GasBuddy forecast

B.C. gas prices to hit highest levels in years: GasBuddy forecast

In 2018, Vancouver is forecast to see the highest peak prices at $1.52 per litre

B.C. gas prices to hit highest levels in years: GasBuddy forecast