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Ski season is coming to B.C.

It’s a winter wonderland out there

  • Nov 10, 2017
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Public rallies around B.C. woman after life-altering brain aneurysm

Public rallies around B.C. woman after life-altering brain aneurysm

A GoFundMe page has been set up after a Langley mom was hospitalized

Public rallies around B.C. woman after life-altering brain aneurysm
Delta Police vehicle.

Delta police administer naloxone during traffic stop

The man was travelling the wrong way down Scott Road when he was pulled over

Delta Police vehicle.
Bad idea to trot out Santa Claus before Remembrance Day

Bad idea to trot out Santa Claus before Remembrance Day

A Montreal shopping mall criticized for bringing out Santa an hour before ceremonies

Bad idea to trot out Santa Claus before Remembrance Day
Fentanyl testing strips used at Insite in Vancouver (Vancouver Coastal Health)

B.C. launches new drug-checking program, expands fentanyl testing

The program includes new machinery that tests illicit drugs, as well as fentanyl testing strips

Fentanyl testing strips used at Insite in Vancouver (Vancouver Coastal Health)
TPP meeting postponed after Canada fails to agree

TPP meeting postponed after Canada fails to agree

International media blames Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for the meeting’s sudden cancellation

TPP meeting postponed after Canada fails to agree
Feds propose legal weed tax of at least $1 per gram

Feds propose legal weed tax of at least $1 per gram

If you plan to buy legal marijuana next year get ready to be taxed

Feds propose legal weed tax of at least $1 per gram
‘Crazy spell:’ Naked suspects in Alberta kidnapping may have sipped trippy tea

‘Crazy spell:’ Naked suspects in Alberta kidnapping may have sipped trippy tea

The five people arrested near Edmonton in a bizarre naked kidnapping may have drank ‘hallucinogenic tea

‘Crazy spell:’ Naked suspects in Alberta kidnapping may have sipped trippy tea
A visiting middle school student at St. Margaret’s School’s Maker Day works on an electronic project. St. Margaret’s is hosting more than 200 Grade 10 and 11 students from 10 high schools for SheBiz on Nov. 17, an introduction to STEM careers . Submitted

Saanich school hosts major STEM event

Women still far outnumbered in STEM fields

A visiting middle school student at St. Margaret’s School’s Maker Day works on an electronic project. St. Margaret’s is hosting more than 200 Grade 10 and 11 students from 10 high schools for SheBiz on Nov. 17, an introduction to STEM careers . Submitted
This rendering of a potential regional transit hub in the Douglas-Uptown Corridor emerged out of the Plan Framework Report that council accepted Monday. Submitted

Saanich moves Uptown-Douglas Corridor plan forward

Put pedestrians first. Create a central landmark transit hub. Create a compact…

This rendering of a potential regional transit hub in the Douglas-Uptown Corridor emerged out of the Plan Framework Report that council accepted Monday. Submitted
In this June 25, 2016 file photo, Louis C.K. attends the premiere of “The Secret Life of Pets” in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Comedian Louis C.K. says allegations of sexual misconduct are true

C.K. is the latest high-profile man caught in a flood of accusations

In this June 25, 2016 file photo, Louis C.K. attends the premiere of “The Secret Life of Pets” in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
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Free transit for military personnel in Victoria on Remembrance Day

BC Transit offers a small gesture to honour current or former military members

File Photo
‘All good intentions:’ Tim Hortons poppy doughnut causes social media stir

‘All good intentions:’ Tim Hortons poppy doughnut causes social media stir

Restaurant owner to match, donate 100 per cent of the proceeds to the Royal Canadian Legion

‘All good intentions:’ Tim Hortons poppy doughnut causes social media stir
White poppies: Why a symbol of peace has never really caught on in Canada

White poppies: Why a symbol of peace has never really caught on in Canada

Canadian Voice of Women for Peace has quietly soldiered on with its campaign

White poppies: Why a symbol of peace has never really caught on in Canada
A white crested sparrow is seen in this undated handout photo. Research suggests that two of Canada’s most commonly used pesticides cause migrating songbirds to lose both weight and their sense of direction. (HO/The Canadian Press, University of Saskatchewan)

‘On life support:’ Research shows common pesticides starve, disorient birds

Research says two of Canada’s most commonly used pesticides cause migrating songbirds to lose weight

A white crested sparrow is seen in this undated handout photo. Research suggests that two of Canada’s most commonly used pesticides cause migrating songbirds to lose both weight and their sense of direction. (HO/The Canadian Press, University of Saskatchewan)
The police search at the Sagmoen farm in Silver Creek is finished, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon, Nov. 9 - Observer file photo

Update: RCMP call off search at Silver Creek farm

Police say investigation into the death of 18-year-old Traci Genereaux continues.

The police search at the Sagmoen farm in Silver Creek is finished, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon, Nov. 9 - Observer file photo
Ziyana Moledina has raised $3,000 over the past three years to help build a home for five siblings in Syria whose parents were killed in the war. Two-thirds of that came from a hot chocolate stand on Oct. 31. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Ziyana Moledina has raised $3,000 over the past three years to help build a home for five siblings in Syria whose parents were killed in the war. Two-thirds of that came from a hot chocolate stand on Oct. 31. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Researchers spot space rock that lit up B.C. Interior

Researchers spot space rock that lit up B.C. Interior

‘Like a dream:’ Researchers find space rock that landed in the Kootenays

Researchers spot space rock that lit up B.C. Interior
Saanich police receive pay raise under new contract

Saanich police receive pay raise under new contract

The Saanich Police Board and the union representing its police force have…

Saanich police receive pay raise under new contract
Funeral of Nursing Sister Gladys “Bob” Wake, who served at the No. 1 Canadian General Hospital in Etaples France, from May 22, 1918. Fellow nurse Elsie Dorothy Collis of Victoria journaled about the bombing that led to her colleague’s death and would later work at Craigdarroch Military Hospital.                                 Photo courtesy Craigdarroch Castle (file No. LAC PA-0025620)

COURAGE REMEMBERED: Nursing sister among first at Craigdarroch Military Hospital

Victoria’s Elsie Collis came home after serving in France during First World War

  • Nov 9, 2017
Funeral of Nursing Sister Gladys “Bob” Wake, who served at the No. 1 Canadian General Hospital in Etaples France, from May 22, 1918. Fellow nurse Elsie Dorothy Collis of Victoria journaled about the bombing that led to her colleague’s death and would later work at Craigdarroch Military Hospital.                                 Photo courtesy Craigdarroch Castle (file No. LAC PA-0025620)