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Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

Social media giant is expected to meet with Congress Monday

Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads
Kamloops Blazes captain Nick Chyzowski keeps a close watch on Victoria Royals winger Jared Legien (23), who looks for a teammate to pass to during the teams’ Western Hockey League game Sunday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals downed the Blazers for a second straight game in Victoria, 6-3, after beating them with a late goal 4-3 on Saturday night. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Victoria make it four straight to start WHL season

Royals sweep weekend home games against Kamloops, head to Kelowna on Wednesday

Kamloops Blazes captain Nick Chyzowski keeps a close watch on Victoria Royals winger Jared Legien (23), who looks for a teammate to pass to during the teams’ Western Hockey League game Sunday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals downed the Blazers for a second straight game in Victoria, 6-3, after beating them with a late goal 4-3 on Saturday night. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Greater Victoria driver Bill Okell (12) leads a pair of cars around a turn at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course during the Sports Car Club of America national run-offs. Okell finished 12th in the GT-Lite class race on Sunday and wound up 22nd in a 40-car field in the F Production class race on Friday. Photo contributed

Victoria-area driver posts second-best sports car nationals finish

Bill Okell races at Indianopolis for the first time, pilots Austin Healey for Huffaker Racing

Greater Victoria driver Bill Okell (12) leads a pair of cars around a turn at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course during the Sports Car Club of America national run-offs. Okell finished 12th in the GT-Lite class race on Sunday and wound up 22nd in a 40-car field in the F Production class race on Friday. Photo contributed
Workers with the CRD remove a derelict boat from the beach at island View Beach Regional Park in Central Saanich. (Mike Hicks/CRD photo)                                Workers with the CRD remove a derelict boat from the beach at island View Beach Regional Park in Central Saanich. (Mike Hicks/CRD photo)

Derelict boat removed from Island View Beach Park in Central Saanich

A derelict boat has been removed from the shoreline of Island View…

Workers with the CRD remove a derelict boat from the beach at island View Beach Regional Park in Central Saanich. (Mike Hicks/CRD photo)                                Workers with the CRD remove a derelict boat from the beach at island View Beach Regional Park in Central Saanich. (Mike Hicks/CRD photo)
Jagmeet Singh chosen as new leader of federal NDP

Jagmeet Singh chosen as new leader of federal NDP

Singh won with a more than 20,000 vote lead

Jagmeet Singh chosen as new leader of federal NDP
Trump puts NFL players on notice: Stand for national anthem

Trump puts NFL players on notice: Stand for national anthem

U.S. president has been outspoken against football players kneeling

Trump puts NFL players on notice: Stand for national anthem
Saanich Volunteer Services original volunteers Maxine Reed, left, and Mary Joan Sharkey, right, with executive director Brenda Lynn at the SVS 25th anniversary party. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Volunteers celebrate 25 years of helping Saanich seniors

Agency started small, now reaches 1,000 Saanich seniors

Saanich Volunteer Services original volunteers Maxine Reed, left, and Mary Joan Sharkey, right, with executive director Brenda Lynn at the SVS 25th anniversary party. Travis Paterson/News Staff
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OJ Simpson. (Canadian Press photo)

OJ Simpson freed from Nevada prison after serving 9 years

The former NFL player was serving time for a botched hotel-room heist in Las Vegas

OJ Simpson. (Canadian Press photo)
Leona Wade of Absolute Painting applies a fresh coat of paint to St. Luke Cedar Hill Anglican Church. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)

Historic Saanich church gets a fresh coat of paint

Heritage Legacy Fund will cover part of the work at St. Luke’s Anglican Church

Leona Wade of Absolute Painting applies a fresh coat of paint to St. Luke Cedar Hill Anglican Church. (Dan Ebenal/News Staff)
The Moose Motel in Smooth Rock Falls, Ont., purchased by Nayneshkumar Patel in August 2017, is shown in this recent handout photo. (Ho/The Canadian Press)

Ontario town offers 90 per cent off land, other incentives to move there

Would-be residents can purchase parcels of land overlooking a nine-hole golf course for $500

The Moose Motel in Smooth Rock Falls, Ont., purchased by Nayneshkumar Patel in August 2017, is shown in this recent handout photo. (Ho/The Canadian Press)
Students of all ages wore orange in recognition of Orange Shirt Day in Williams Lake. (Black Press files)

B.C. announces funding for First Nations, Metis family agencies

Funding stems from Grand Chief Ed John’s 2016 report on Indigenous child welfare

Students of all ages wore orange in recognition of Orange Shirt Day in Williams Lake. (Black Press files)
Phuong Nguyen, right, originally from Vietnam, is greeted by Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Marc Pelletier after receiving her Canadian citizenship certificate. (Black Press Files)

New citizenship oath to include reference to treaties with Indigenous Peoples

It’s the 94th and final recommendation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Phuong Nguyen, right, originally from Vietnam, is greeted by Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Marc Pelletier after receiving her Canadian citizenship certificate. (Black Press Files)
Air France plane forced to land in Canada due to ‘serious damage’ to engine

Air France plane forced to land in Canada due to ‘serious damage’ to engine

Passengers nervously joked to one another as they tried to make sense of the commotion

Air France plane forced to land in Canada due to ‘serious damage’ to engine
RON Talks addresses the politics of anger and the rescue of a television station

RON Talks addresses the politics of anger and the rescue of a television station

PhD student Phil Henderson and news director Rob Germain at RON Talks, Wednesday

RON Talks addresses the politics of anger and the rescue of a television station
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Doctors warn eyeball tattoos could lead to blindness, severe infections

Ophthalmologists warn ink can be carried throughout the eye and pose a greater risk to the organ

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Bargain hunters are seen at the Sears store Friday, July 21, 2017 in St. Eustache, Quebec. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)

Sears Canada seeks court approval to close more B.C. stores

Sears Canada says it will seek extension of stay period until November

Bargain hunters are seen at the Sears store Friday, July 21, 2017 in St. Eustache, Quebec. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)
The Ministry of Forests announced Friday it is putting vehicle restrictions in place for areas impacted by the Elephant Hill, Chilcotin Plateau and Hanceville-Riske Creek fires to protect wildlife. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Vehicle restrictions in place to protect big game in wildfire areas

Ministry implements vehicle restrictions in areas impacted by fires to protect wildlife

The Ministry of Forests announced Friday it is putting vehicle restrictions in place for areas impacted by the Elephant Hill, Chilcotin Plateau and Hanceville-Riske Creek fires to protect wildlife. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Diamond celebration for Comox Valley couple celebrating 75 years of marriage

Diamond celebration for Comox Valley couple celebrating 75 years of marriage

Bud Tarling admits he’s relatively shy. He is so thankful that for…

Diamond celebration for Comox Valley couple celebrating 75 years of marriage
The FNHA version of Pharmacare, called “Plan W,” will be slightly different than that of the rest of the province. (Pexels)

143,000 First Nations to switch to tailored B.C. Pharmacare plan

FNHA clients who need prescription medications will have to provide their status card and care card

The FNHA version of Pharmacare, called “Plan W,” will be slightly different than that of the rest of the province. (Pexels)