Players work their magic to bring Quidditch nationals to UVic

!UVic Valkyries head captain Misha Whittingham evades Hayley Tkatschow during the Quidditch team’s practice. The University of Victoria is hosting the Quiddtich Canada National Championship next April. - Jacob Zinn/News Staff
  •  posted Oct 20, 2016 at 8:00 AM

University of Victoria will host national championship for Harry Potter-inspired game


Drug overdose deaths this year now more than all of 2015

  • British Columbia posted Oct 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM

555 lives lost in B.C. in first nine months, fentanyl detected in 61 per cent of cases


Quake early warning systems slowly taking shape

  • Metro Vancouver posted Oct 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Seafloor sensors being installed, land-based network already activated at some schools


Steve Nash seeks injunction to stop use of his name on fitness clubs

  • Lower Mainland posted Oct 20, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Former NBA star launches civil suit against former business partners


Poachers steal spawning Colquitz coho

  •  updated Oct 19, 2016 at 4:43 PM

For 15 years the Colquitz River fish fence behind Tillicum shopping centre has acted as a vital monitor for the coho salmon population


Outside experts endorse B.C. grizzly hunt

  • Victoria BC posted Oct 19, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Wildlife management has 'solid scientific underpinning' and province should accommodate grizzly bear hunting and viewing

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PM Trudeau on hand as Amazon Canada opens new Brampton, Ont., warehouse

  • updated Oct 20, 2016 at 12:11 PM

Amazon Canada opens new warehouse in Ontario

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