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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)
Zak Gershman and Marcus Jensen are excited to play the Grade 8 basketball season on the new surface in the Arbutus Global Middle School gymnasium. Travis Paterson/News Staff

New gym floor ready at Arbutus middle school

$200,000 flooring project replaces surface Steve Nash once played on

Zak Gershman and Marcus Jensen are excited to play the Grade 8 basketball season on the new surface in the Arbutus Global Middle School gymnasium. Travis Paterson/News Staff
Lambrick Park’s race up Mount Doug the toughest in town
Lambrick Park’s race up Mount Doug the toughest in town
B.C. woman singing O Canada at Seahawks game to kneel after U.S. anthem

B.C. woman singing O Canada at Seahawks game to kneel after U.S. anthem

Arielle Tuliao says she broke down in tears after the Seattle Seahawks contacted her to sing

B.C. woman singing O Canada at Seahawks game to kneel after U.S. anthem
ICBC says it never uses text messages or social media to communicate sensitive information. (Pixabay)

ICBC warns of text scam

Corporation says customers should delete texts that appear to offer a refund

ICBC says it never uses text messages or social media to communicate sensitive information. (Pixabay)
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Transportation top of mind for Greater Victoria at UBCM conference

Members of the Capital Regional District met with many cabinet ministers at this year’s municipalities conference.

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The McLaren 570S, a car priced in six figures, took extensive damage in a crash near Osoyoos Thursday evening. (Osoyoos RCMP)

Six-figure McLaren takes a beating near Osoyoos

Driver, 28, and passenger, 50, were sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

The McLaren 570S, a car priced in six figures, took extensive damage in a crash near Osoyoos Thursday evening. (Osoyoos RCMP)
Amazon headquarters in Seattle (Syazakhalisah/Instagram)

Province backs Metro Vancouver bid for new Amazon headquarters

Premier John Horgan announces $50,000 for a regional Metro Vancouver bid

Amazon headquarters in Seattle (Syazakhalisah/Instagram)
PHOTO SUBMITTED                                SCIENCE PROJECT                                Grant Mansiere of Summerland studied the trembling aspen for his science fair project. He showed his project at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Regina this spring. Last week, he brought his project to Ottawa, where it was seen by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mansiere was one of 30 students across Canada and only two British Columbians to show a science fair project in Ottawa.

B.C. student’s science project makes national exhibit

Summerland’s Grant Mansiere was one of just two B.C. exhibitors at the national event in Ottawa

PHOTO SUBMITTED                                SCIENCE PROJECT                                Grant Mansiere of Summerland studied the trembling aspen for his science fair project. He showed his project at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Regina this spring. Last week, he brought his project to Ottawa, where it was seen by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mansiere was one of 30 students across Canada and only two British Columbians to show a science fair project in Ottawa.
B.C. woman files lawsuit over terrorist label

B.C. woman files lawsuit over terrorist label

She claims Ottawa gave false information to the FBI to secure military contracts

B.C. woman files lawsuit over terrorist label
The Hawaii Mars in action over Sproat Lake in Port Alberni. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

B.C. cities vote against 10-year Martin Mars contract

Port Alberni delegates had fought to ask new NDP government for new deal

The Hawaii Mars in action over Sproat Lake in Port Alberni. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
VIDEO: Horgan promises millions in overdose prevention, housing funding
VIDEO: Horgan promises millions in overdose prevention, housing funding
A B.C. family forced to live in the bush

A B.C. family forced to live in the bush

A family forced into living in the hills above Penticton doesn’t know where to go

A B.C. family forced to live in the bush
Guard Norman Powell drives the hoop during the Toronto Raptors intrasquad scrimmage at UVic’s CARSA gym on Thursday night. Friday is the final day of the Raptors four-day training camp. APShutter.com/UVic Vikes

Raptors soar in front of 2,700 at UVic

Upwards of 2,700 fans packed UVic’s CARSA on Thursday night for the…

Guard Norman Powell drives the hoop during the Toronto Raptors intrasquad scrimmage at UVic’s CARSA gym on Thursday night. Friday is the final day of the Raptors four-day training camp. APShutter.com/UVic Vikes
Judge convicts RCMP in Moncton massacre

Judge convicts RCMP in Moncton massacre

RCMP found guilty of failing to provide adequate training, equipment in Moncton shooting rampage

Judge convicts RCMP in Moncton massacre
Hillary Clinton speaks to an audience in Toronto promoting her new book “What Happened” on Thursday, September 28, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Hillary Clinton thrills Toronto crowd

Feisty Hillary Clinton delights Toronto crowd with part feminist, part activist talk

Hillary Clinton speaks to an audience in Toronto promoting her new book “What Happened” on Thursday, September 28, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
O.J. Simpson to eat steak, get iPhone after release

O.J. Simpson to eat steak, get iPhone after release

Simpson was acquitted of the 1994 killings of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman.

O.J. Simpson to eat steak, get iPhone after release
This rendering shows the proposed development for the Cordova Bay Plaza. Saanich council will consider the proposal at yet-to-be determined date. Submitted

Saanich set to consider controversial Cordova Bay development

Revised proposal retains basic structure and remains opposed by some members of community

This rendering shows the proposed development for the Cordova Bay Plaza. Saanich council will consider the proposal at yet-to-be determined date. Submitted
Newspapers snubbed in Liberal government’s cultural policy

Newspapers snubbed in Liberal government’s cultural policy

Stop the presses? Newspapers absent from culture strategy.

Newspapers snubbed in Liberal government’s cultural policy