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Police search at S.J. Willis Educational Centre, cutting back brush and excavating the school grounds south of Topaz Park on Friday afternoon. A body was first discovered on the grounds Aug. 22.  Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS

Police track movements of deceased woman

Euarchol Wanichpan’s disappearance in Saanich was considered suspicious

Police search at S.J. Willis Educational Centre, cutting back brush and excavating the school grounds south of Topaz Park on Friday afternoon. A body was first discovered on the grounds Aug. 22.  Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS
This photo shows some of the hundreds of personnel who have come from around the world to fight the Elephant Hill wildfire. (Facebook/BC Wildfire Service)

2017 wildfire season will go down as “unprecedented”

Kevin Skrepnek says this wildfire season will go down in history, both for its volatility and the resilience of British Columbians.

This photo shows some of the hundreds of personnel who have come from around the world to fight the Elephant Hill wildfire. (Facebook/BC Wildfire Service)
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20,000 farmed Atlantic salmon company says escaped due to eclipse now caught

Salmon had escaped a fish farm just south of U.S.-Canada border

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Whole Foods prices to get cheaper, says Amazon

Online retailer said prices would be slashed as of Monday

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Omar Khadr wants unfettered access to sister, other bail changes

Zaynab Khadr has been subject to RCMP investigations in the past

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VIDEO: Federal Liberals reshuffle cabinet
VIDEO: Federal Liberals reshuffle cabinet
Neighbours of this home in 100 block of Crease Avenue were impressed by the quick response of the Saanich Fire Department. The Monday morning fire caused an estimated $400,000 in damage.                                Wolf Depner / News Staff

VIDEO: Saanich fire forces four to flee rental home

The cause of a Monday morning fire that forced four Saanich residents…

Neighbours of this home in 100 block of Crease Avenue were impressed by the quick response of the Saanich Fire Department. The Monday morning fire caused an estimated $400,000 in damage.                                Wolf Depner / News Staff
B.C. Premier John Horgan is touring the wildfire zone on Monday. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

UPDATE: John Horgan tours wildfire ravaged interior

Premier and forestry minister visited Kamloops, Cache Creek, Ashcroft and Kelowna

B.C. Premier John Horgan is touring the wildfire zone on Monday. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Hurricane Harvey has flooded parts of Texas. (Canadian Press photo)
Hurricane Harvey has flooded parts of Texas. (Canadian Press photo)
Jiannis Voularinos and Dionysia Efentaki of Elkelam perform Greek dance during Saanich’s Greek Fest Sunday. The event started Friday and ended Sunday evening. It will resume Friday Aug. 30 and continue through Monday, Sept. 3.

Saanich celebrates Greek culture

Blue skies, Mediterranean temperatures and the architecture of the Greek Orthodox Church…

Jiannis Voularinos and Dionysia Efentaki of Elkelam perform Greek dance during Saanich’s Greek Fest Sunday. The event started Friday and ended Sunday evening. It will resume Friday Aug. 30 and continue through Monday, Sept. 3.
Athletes run in a track event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Victoria’s bid for the 2022 Games was defeated at home last week when the provincial government announced it would not be supporting the bid financially. Graham Campbell/Wikimedia Commons

Not focusing on financial message hurt chances: Games bid committee member

Time crunch spelled doom for Victoria’s Commonwealth Games bid

Athletes run in a track event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Victoria’s bid for the 2022 Games was defeated at home last week when the provincial government announced it would not be supporting the bid financially. Graham Campbell/Wikimedia Commons
Rental shortages lead to landlord abuse

Rental shortages lead to landlord abuse

Tim Collins /News staff In a rental environment in which the vacancy…

Rental shortages lead to landlord abuse
Pastor Neil Van Heerden of Church of Our Lord found Living Edge to help people on the margins of society, who are struggling with food security. The organization is holding holding a fundraiser at The Ridge Golf Course, Cordova Bay on September 2nd and a bike ride (or walk) for the whole family on September 30th.                                Wolfgang Depner / News Staff

Families find support from food that would have gone to waste

Living Edge recently expanded its program to Saanich, distributing fresh produce and vegetables

Pastor Neil Van Heerden of Church of Our Lord found Living Edge to help people on the margins of society, who are struggling with food security. The organization is holding holding a fundraiser at The Ridge Golf Course, Cordova Bay on September 2nd and a bike ride (or walk) for the whole family on September 30th.                                Wolfgang Depner / News Staff
Vancouver Giants prospects battle it out at the Ladner Leisure Centre. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Vancouver Giants prospects battle it out at the Ladner Leisure Centre. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
BC Ferries helped out after six people were flipped into the water near Mayne Island Sunday morning. (@ve7sl/Twitter)

BC Ferries rescues six people after boats capsize

Six people were in the frigid waters near Mayne Island

BC Ferries helped out after six people were flipped into the water near Mayne Island Sunday morning. (@ve7sl/Twitter)
Cadets who have completed RAVEN, a basic military qualification program dedicated to indigenous youth, participate in a graduation parade on Aug. 17 at CFB Esquimalt. Photo couresty of MARPAC Imaging

Indigenous youth graduate from CFB cadet program in Esquimalt

Cadets trained in basic military operations during summer program

Cadets who have completed RAVEN, a basic military qualification program dedicated to indigenous youth, participate in a graduation parade on Aug. 17 at CFB Esquimalt. Photo couresty of MARPAC Imaging
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Trump: Canada being “difficult” in NAFTA talks

The U.S. president suggested terminating the free trade agreement

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Two Canadians killed in Australia car crash

Two Canadians killed in Australia car crash

Investigators are looking at speed, alcohol and vehicle safety as factors in the crash

Two Canadians killed in Australia car crash
Victoria Police unveil fentanyl video series

Victoria Police unveil fentanyl video series

The seven episode online series takes viewers behind the scenes as cops chase a drug dealer through Quadra Village.

Victoria Police unveil fentanyl video series
Families find support from food that would have gone to waste

Families find support from food that would have gone to waste

Living Edge recently expanded its program to Saanich, distributing fresh produce and vegetables

Families find support from food that would have gone to waste