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Polar Bear dip at Whiffen Spit challenges Sookites

More than 100 brave souls were cheered on by almost 500 well-wishers…

Whales are regular visitors to Sooke’s waters

Perhaps they’ve gathered to celebrate Christmas

Sooke Santa Run 2019 an inspiration

Loads of food for the food bank and a lot of smiles

‘Millions of sparks’: Weather raises Australia’s fire danger

The wildfires have already burned about 5 million hectares

PHOTOS: Thousands in Asia marvel at ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse

Authorities in Indonesia provided telescopes and hundreds of special glasses to protect viewers’ eyes

One year later: Looking back on the storm that broke the White Rock Pier

One year later, the 105 year-old structure is complete again, but fundraising continues

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PHOTOS: Black Friday frenzy goes global – and not everyone’s happy

Many countries don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, but they are participating in Black Friday consumerism

PHOTOS: NHL honours B.C. grandma’s battle against cancer in special match

Shea Theodore’s grandmother Kay Darlington dropped the puck at a special ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ game

PHOTOS: Patients pelt doctors with snowballs, all for BC Children’s Hospital

The snowball fight was to raise funds for the annual Snowball Fight for Kids Campaign

Canadian women’s star Hayley Wickenheiser inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

Wickenheiser – a quadruple Olympic gold medallist, seven-time world champion — retired in January 2017

238 and counting: Vancouver gelato shop sets Guinness World record for most flavours

Vince Misceo has come up with 588 different flavours over the decades

A time of remembrance

Hundreds gather at Canadian Legion to honour those who have served and sacrificed

Poppies from the First World War tour country as symbol of hope, resilience

The flowers are now part of a touring exhibit called War Flowers

PHOTOS: Awe-inspiring Sooke sunsets

While Sooke is beautiful all day long, its sunrises and sunsets can be profoundly magnificent

PHOTOS: Vancouver Olympics torch relay started 10 years ago today

Starting on Oct. 30, 2009, the Olympic flame traversed Canada for 106 days straight

Seizure of cannabis edibles, including mac-and-cheese, prompt warning from B.C. RCMP

Potato chips, cheesecake and candy infused with cannabis also seized back in August

Rescue efforts underway after typhoon rains flood Japan

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo Saturday and moved northward

PHOTOS: Kipchoge becomes first runner to dip under 2 hours for marathon

Olympic champion and world record holder from Kenya clocks 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds

PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners of Wildlife-In-Focus contest

Six pictures were selected from 640 submitted photographs