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Pilot survives float plane crash on Comox Lake

-With files from Scott Strasser A crash landing on Comox Lake Wednesday…

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This moose was one of two submitted condom wrapper designs that earned Abbotsford’s Cassidy Luteijn high praise in the ONE condom wrapper design contest.

Abbotsford artist wins big in condom wrapper design contest

Mouat grad Cassidy Luteijn’s pair of designs earn high grades from judges

This moose was one of two submitted condom wrapper designs that earned Abbotsford’s Cassidy Luteijn high praise in the ONE condom wrapper design contest.
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer visits Lower Mainland

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer visits Lower Mainland

The new party leader came for a picnic and meet-and-greet with Langley supporters

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer visits Lower Mainland
The Gettin’ Higher Choir is looking for new members for the upcoming season, with practices planned for this month. Photo contributed

Victoria choir looking for new members

Gettin’ Higher Choir sings various musical forms

The Gettin’ Higher Choir is looking for new members for the upcoming season, with practices planned for this month. Photo contributed
Elizabeth Steeves is the first flag bearer and team Canada competitor at the B.C. Legislature Cenotaph where Steeves kicked off the ceremonial Invictus Games flag tour. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Invictus Games flag inspires in Victoria

Local athlete and flagbearer Elizabeth Steeves kicked off the ceremonial Invictus Games flag tour with a stop at the B.C. Legislature

Elizabeth Steeves is the first flag bearer and team Canada competitor at the B.C. Legislature Cenotaph where Steeves kicked off the ceremonial Invictus Games flag tour. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Ryan Reynolds leads moment of silence on ‘Deadpool 2’
Ryan Reynolds leads moment of silence on ‘Deadpool 2’
Artist rendering of the proposed 29-storey tower Hudson Place 1 at the corner of Blanshard and Herald Streets.                                 Courtesy of Townline

Victoria’s skyline could soon be reaching higher

Half of Townline’s Hudson Place project could extend up to 29 storeys high.

Artist rendering of the proposed 29-storey tower Hudson Place 1 at the corner of Blanshard and Herald Streets.                                 Courtesy of Townline
Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Vancouver to host men’s and women’s U.S. college basketball tournament at convention centre.

Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase
WorkSafeBC is ramping up efforts to enforce compliance with safety measures, as deaths from asbestos exposure continues to rise.

WorkSafeBC calls on construction industry to protect its workers

Asbestos-related deaths and diseases climbing as contractors fail to keep workers safe

WorkSafeBC is ramping up efforts to enforce compliance with safety measures, as deaths from asbestos exposure continues to rise.
Saanich council Monday approved various for building height, parking and interior side-yard for the new Centre for Health and Wellness that Camosun College currently under construction on its Interurban Campus.                                Submitted

Proposed Camosun building gives rise to safety, traffic concerns

Camosun College health and wellness building in Saanich not accessible by transit at night

Saanich council Monday approved various for building height, parking and interior side-yard for the new Centre for Health and Wellness that Camosun College currently under construction on its Interurban Campus.                                Submitted
Jill Setah has been selling Indian tacos this month at the Ki-Lo-Na Friendship Centre in Kelowna to help raise money to cover the travel costs to see her First Nations clothing designs featured at a Paris fashion show. Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press

First Nation fashion designer invited to Paris fashion show

A fashion dream is coming true for one B.C. woman

Jill Setah has been selling Indian tacos this month at the Ki-Lo-Na Friendship Centre in Kelowna to help raise money to cover the travel costs to see her First Nations clothing designs featured at a Paris fashion show. Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Dad Peter Short, and daughter Kira.

Truck broken into while B.C. dad grieves

Peter Short was saying goodbye to his daughter, who was dying of cancer

Dad Peter Short, and daughter Kira.
This boat has been seized by police and is being stored in Sidney pending the identification of its owner. (RCMP)

Sidney North Saanich RCMP seeking owner of this boat

A boat that has outstayed its welcome has been seized by the…

This boat has been seized by police and is being stored in Sidney pending the identification of its owner. (RCMP)
Filmmaker Kevin Smith drops in to B.C. toy store

Filmmaker Kevin Smith drops in to B.C. toy store

Smith shot nearly 20 minutes of video in the massive Langley toy store and posted it to Facebook

Filmmaker Kevin Smith drops in to B.C. toy store
Richard Truscott says small businesses can’t afford to pay their employees more. (MaxPixel)

UPDATE: Small business group says no to B.C.’s $15 minimum wage plan

‘That extra money doesn’t magically appear or disappear for small business owners.’

Richard Truscott says small businesses can’t afford to pay their employees more. (MaxPixel)
Daniel Craig delays spectre of retirement as James Bond
Daniel Craig delays spectre of retirement as James Bond
A bear cub found near Elephant Hill got itself into a bit of a predicament. (_BCCOS/Twitter)
A bear cub found near Elephant Hill got itself into a bit of a predicament. (_BCCOS/Twitter)
LETTERS: Sooke boardwalk, fine arts, cartoons

LETTERS: Sooke boardwalk, fine arts, cartoons

Fine arts show’s Herculean effort Yet again the volunteers and staff managed…

  • Aug 16, 2017
LETTERS: Sooke boardwalk, fine arts, cartoons
EDITORIAL: Fill plates – not landfills

EDITORIAL: Fill plates – not landfills

Redistributing food that would usually be thrown away ­– following the inspiration…

  • Aug 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Fill plates – not landfills
Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy

Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy

Today, 40 years after his death, the King of Rock ’n’ Roll is still honoured

Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy