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Joe Lescene died after he fell from a cliffside trail into the Pacific ocean on Sept. 11, while hiking in Oregon. (GoFundMe)

Search called off for missing Victoria man after fall from cliff in Oregon

Friends raising money for the family of 51-year-old Joe Lescene

Joe Lescene died after he fell from a cliffside trail into the Pacific ocean on Sept. 11, while hiking in Oregon. (GoFundMe)
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Canadian millennials aren’t drinking and driving due to social media shame: study

B.C. millenials are most responsible when it comes to not drinking and driving acorss the country

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LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz announces project proceeding to engineering and environmental assessment, joined by officials from PetroChina, Mitsubishi and Korea Gas as well as Premier Christy Clark and Natural Gas Development MInister Rich Coleman, April 30, 2014. (Black Press files)

LNG viable for long term, NDP minister says

Interest still strong despite ‘major plummet’ of prices

LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz announces project proceeding to engineering and environmental assessment, joined by officials from PetroChina, Mitsubishi and Korea Gas as well as Premier Christy Clark and Natural Gas Development MInister Rich Coleman, April 30, 2014. (Black Press files)
Submitted                                Two people were taken to hospital following this collision at the intersection of Coulthard Avenue and Highway 3, near Cawston Wednesday afternoon. A 48-year-old man travelling through the scene received a $368 ticket for taking a photo while driving.

See a crash, snap a pic, face the fine

Gawker receives $368 fine for snapping photo of collision while driving

Submitted                                Two people were taken to hospital following this collision at the intersection of Coulthard Avenue and Highway 3, near Cawston Wednesday afternoon. A 48-year-old man travelling through the scene received a $368 ticket for taking a photo while driving.
NDP MLA Anne Kang is speaking out against some of Laurie Throness’ ideals for future Liberal party leadership. (Submitted photo)

Liberal MLA’s list for next leader ‘out of touch’

NDP MLA responds to Laurie Throness’ ideas to build mountain and more

NDP MLA Anne Kang is speaking out against some of Laurie Throness’ ideals for future Liberal party leadership. (Submitted photo)
For the second year in a row, this bull moose has made himself at home with a herd of cows in Firvale in the Bella Coola Valley. Is it a coincidence he turns up right around the opening of hunting season? Michael Wigle photo

Young bull moose makes himself at home among the cows

Cattle don’t seem to mind the unusual visitor to the Bella Coola valley

For the second year in a row, this bull moose has made himself at home with a herd of cows in Firvale in the Bella Coola Valley. Is it a coincidence he turns up right around the opening of hunting season? Michael Wigle photo
Victoria-based online vacation photography company Flytographer was named this week to the Startup 50, coming in at No. 16 on the Canadian Business list of top 50 startups in Canada. Pinterest

Victoria travel photography firm grabs spot on Canada’s Startup 50 list

Flytographer has experienced incredible growth since being founded in 2013

Victoria-based online vacation photography company Flytographer was named this week to the Startup 50, coming in at No. 16 on the Canadian Business list of top 50 startups in Canada. Pinterest
Earthquake simulator to shake up Sidney

Earthquake simulator to shake up Sidney

Hugo Wong/News staff The ShakeZone Tour is coming to North Saanich this…

  • Sep 14, 2017
Earthquake simulator to shake up Sidney
Gone! Tickets sold out to Raptors game at UVic in 20 minutes

Gone! Tickets sold out to Raptors game at UVic in 20 minutes

Toronto Raptors will play to a full house at CARSA on Sept. 28

Gone! Tickets sold out to Raptors game at UVic in 20 minutes
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Councillor questions cannabis advertising

Township of Langley council asking for marijuana advertising to be regulated the same as tobacco

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Justice ministers talk HIV non-disclosure in Vancouver

Justice ministers talk HIV non-disclosure in Vancouver

Supreme Court of Canada ruled that consent to sexual activity doesn’t count without

Justice ministers talk HIV non-disclosure in Vancouver
Attorney General David Eby introduces Ron MacDonald (left) as B.C.’s chief civilian director of the Independent Investigation Office. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C.’s new police watchdog comes from Nova Scotia

Lawyer takes over from Richard Rosenthal at Independent Investigations Office

Attorney General David Eby introduces Ron MacDonald (left) as B.C.’s chief civilian director of the Independent Investigation Office. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming

August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming

B.C. Real Estate Association says 9,162 residential properties were sold in August

August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming
A farmed Atlantic salmon, one of several caught off of French Creek within the past several days, has been frozen and will be delivered to Fisheries and Oceans Canada for examination. — J.R. Rardon photo

Atlantic salmon caught in Sto:lo net on the Fraser River near Chilliwack

Whether or not spilled Atlantics will hurt Fraser wild salmon is unknown, says FN advisor

A farmed Atlantic salmon, one of several caught off of French Creek within the past several days, has been frozen and will be delivered to Fisheries and Oceans Canada for examination. — J.R. Rardon photo
Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else

Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else

UBC study suggests first-year students who feel alone make fewer friends

Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else
Medical marijuana production facility in Richmond B.C. (Black Press files)

B.C. keeps marijuana retail options open

Province may follow Ontario model of government stores

Medical marijuana production facility in Richmond B.C. (Black Press files)
B.C. polygamous sect leader appeals conviction for taking teen to U.S. to marry

B.C. polygamous sect leader appeals conviction for taking teen to U.S. to marry

Bountiful couple were convicted of facilitating marriage of underage daughter to religious leader

B.C. polygamous sect leader appeals conviction for taking teen to U.S. to marry
Trustee Richard Franklin suggested at this week’s board meeting that it would be better for a new board to pass their own strategic plan, rather than continue with whatever the previous board thought the priorities should be. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River School District to realign strategic plan with election cycle

Now that elections are every four years, a five-year strategic plan doesn’t really work

Trustee Richard Franklin suggested at this week’s board meeting that it would be better for a new board to pass their own strategic plan, rather than continue with whatever the previous board thought the priorities should be. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough                                A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough

Aurora LNG backs out

The liquefied natural gas project proposed for Digby Island has ended its run

A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough                                A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough
Hurricane Irma could hike insurance costs for Canadian snowbirds

Hurricane Irma could hike insurance costs for Canadian snowbirds

An estimated 500,000 Canadians own Florida properties

Hurricane Irma could hike insurance costs for Canadian snowbirds