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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
Skiers trigger avalanche near Fernie

Skiers trigger avalanche near Fernie

Fernie Search and Rescue extricate skiers injured by size two avalanche

Skiers trigger avalanche near Fernie
Feeling stressed? New study says sniffing your partner’s shirt might help

Feeling stressed? New study says sniffing your partner’s shirt might help

Study found that women feel calmer after being exposed to their male partner’s scent

Feeling stressed? New study says sniffing your partner’s shirt might help
Kamloops skip Karla Thompson watches a rock during action at the 2018 Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championship at the Victoria Curling Club. (Curl BC photo)

Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championship continue in Victoria

Nanaimo rink remains in hunt for last playoff spot

  • Jan 5, 2018
Kamloops skip Karla Thompson watches a rock during action at the 2018 Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championship at the Victoria Curling Club. (Curl BC photo)
Sen. Lynn Beyak removed from Tory caucus over ‘racist’ post on website

Sen. Lynn Beyak removed from Tory caucus over ‘racist’ post on website

Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer made the announcement Thursday

Sen. Lynn Beyak removed from Tory caucus over ‘racist’ post on website
Unemployment rate drops to 5.7%, reaches lowest mark in more than 40 years

Unemployment rate drops to 5.7%, reaches lowest mark in more than 40 years

December reading marked the 13th-straight month of job gains

Unemployment rate drops to 5.7%, reaches lowest mark in more than 40 years
‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain

‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain

He gave no specific timetable for when he might return to the trivia show

‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain
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 5, 2018
Comox Valley’s Awesome All Winter and WinterFest Returns
Two B.C. cities soldier on with decades-old ban on self-serve gas pumps

Two B.C. cities soldier on with decades-old ban on self-serve gas pumps

Coquitlam and Richmond don’t let commuters pump their own gas

Two B.C. cities soldier on with decades-old ban on self-serve gas pumps
VIJHL prospect finds the net in New Year’s loss

VIJHL prospect finds the net in New Year’s loss

Skyler Diamond-Burchuk will be heading to the VIJHL Prospects game on Sunday…

  • Jan 5, 2018
VIJHL prospect finds the net in New Year’s loss
Saanich set to raise recreation rates

Saanich set to raise recreation rates

The rates for using various Saanich recreation facilities could go up in…

Saanich set to raise recreation rates
Canada forward Drake Batherson (19) celebrates after scoring against Czech Republic goaltender Josef Korenar (30) during second period semifinal IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada will face Sweden for IIHF World Junior Championship gold

Canada defeated the Czech Republic 7-2 in the semi-final at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship

Canada forward Drake Batherson (19) celebrates after scoring against Czech Republic goaltender Josef Korenar (30) during second period semifinal IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
New voices sought for Sooke Community Choir

New voices sought for Sooke Community Choir

Registration begins on Jan. 10

  • Jan 5, 2018
New voices sought for Sooke Community Choir
A Nanaimo man will spend two years behind bars after admitting to illegally making or having explosives. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)

B.C. man sentenced to two years following explosives charge

Hamzah Subhan Khan was arrested in 2015 after special forces investigation

A Nanaimo man will spend two years behind bars after admitting to illegally making or having explosives. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)
Instagram: Peter McDougall

Intense storm pummels Atlantic Canada

A very intense storm causes schools and offices to close in Atlantic Canada

Instagram: Peter McDougall
Bill Flower of Parksville tries out the new milk dispenser at Parksville’s Morningstar Farm during his first visit to the farm Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. — J.R. Rardon photo

Vancouver Island farm makes hay with B.C.’s first milk dispenser

‘We’ve compared it to refilling beer growlers’: owner

Bill Flower of Parksville tries out the new milk dispenser at Parksville’s Morningstar Farm during his first visit to the farm Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. — J.R. Rardon photo
Agriculture Minister Lana Popham appointed a nine-member panel to consult and make recommendations on “revitalization” of the Agricultural Land Reserve. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)

B.C. agriculture minister names committee to ‘revitalize’ ALR

Popham appoints nine farmers and agriculture policy experts to consult and make recommendations

Agriculture Minister Lana Popham appointed a nine-member panel to consult and make recommendations on “revitalization” of the Agricultural Land Reserve. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)
Cannery Brewing photo

B.C. cities named as top recommended places to visit

Expedia poll lists three B.C. locations on a recent survey they conducted

Cannery Brewing photo
$10,000 donation

$10,000 donation

Sooke Fire Rescue firefighters present a $10,000 to the Sooke Christmas Bureau

  • Jan 4, 2018
$10,000 donation
B.C. clown band member charged with smuggling $7M in drugs into Japan

B.C. clown band member charged with smuggling $7M in drugs into Japan

Daniel Whitmore, of Iron Maiden tribute band Powerclown, was allegedly found with methamphetamine

B.C. clown band member charged with smuggling $7M in drugs into Japan