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Arrest made in Victoria-area food bank fire

Arrest made in Victoria-area food bank fire

Michael Willman has been charged with one count of arson, according to court documents

Arrest made in Victoria-area food bank fire
First responders in Victoria bring man back to life

First responders in Victoria bring man back to life

This was one of multiple calls for overdoses in the downtown core of Greater Victoria on Thursday morning.

First responders in Victoria bring man back to life
A mix of rain and snow is expected to fall on Wednesday across much of Vancouver Island. (Pixabay)

You should probably pack an umbrella today

Environment Canada is forecasting a mix of rain and snow to begin falling Wednesday

A mix of rain and snow is expected to fall on Wednesday across much of Vancouver Island. (Pixabay)
Comox is just one of the areas on Vancouver Island expected to receive more snow this weekend as an area of low pressure is set to arrive on Saturday. (Instagram/fholatko)

More snow in the forecast for Vancouver Island

It’s time to break out the snow gear and ensure your vehicle has winter tires or chains

Comox is just one of the areas on Vancouver Island expected to receive more snow this weekend as an area of low pressure is set to arrive on Saturday. (Instagram/fholatko)
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WATCH: Province, Feds see lots of work ahead of marijuana legalization

More than 48,000 B.C. residents provided feedback to the Province on how to roll out the legalization and regulation of cannabis in 2018.

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Vancouver Island receives first snowfall, not expected to last

Several centimetres of wet snow has fallen over much of the island in the past 24 hours.

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Province to meet with BC Hydro over pricing, billing

Province to meet with BC Hydro over pricing, billing

Officials will discuss potential changes to deferred debt, past price increases and two-tier billing early in the new year.

Province to meet with BC Hydro over pricing, billing
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Passenger recovering after going overboard from BC Ferries’ vessel

The woman was found by rescue teams about five hours after the search began.

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Health authority warns of overdose increase in Victoria

Health authority warns of overdose increase in Victoria

According to officials, there has been a spike in overdoses over the past 24 hours.

Health authority warns of overdose increase in Victoria
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New regional fire dispatch coming to Greater Victoria

The system is expected to be in place by January 2019 and serve nine municipalities.

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Mock disaster response exercise underway in B.C. waters

A number of organizations are taking part in Exercise Salish Sea 2017, simulating the evacuation of a BC Ferries’ vessel.

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Mock disaster response exercise underway in B.C. waters

A number of organizations are taking part in Exercise Salish Sea 2017, simulating the evacuation of a BC Ferries’ vessel.

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A young girl holds up a sign as hundreds of people, many youth who have aged out of foster care, rallied at the steps of the BC Legislature to ask for better support for youth aging out of care. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Rally held for B.C. youth aging out of foster care

Nearly 100 people showed up to provide support to those who have aged out of provincial foster care in the province.

A young girl holds up a sign as hundreds of people, many youth who have aged out of foster care, rallied at the steps of the BC Legislature to ask for better support for youth aging out of care. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Have you heard about Black Press scholarships?

Have you heard about Black Press scholarships?

Up to 37 scholarships are awarded each year to students throughout British Columbia

Have you heard about Black Press scholarships?
Hey Amazon, the bid’s in the mail: Langford mayor

Hey Amazon, the bid’s in the mail: Langford mayor

The City of Langford has officially submitted its bid to become the home of Amazon HQ2.

Hey Amazon, the bid’s in the mail: Langford mayor
Traffic is backed up due to a collision that sent three people to hospital on the Pat Bay Highway Friday morning.

Highway crash in Central Saanich sends three to hospital

The accident scene has now been cleared and traffic will return to normal

Traffic is backed up due to a collision that sent three people to hospital on the Pat Bay Highway Friday morning.
Slay the ‘energy vampires’ lurking at home: BC Hydro

Slay the ‘energy vampires’ lurking at home: BC Hydro

A recent survey found the average home has more than 25 devices that draw power, even when they’re turned off.

Slay the ‘energy vampires’ lurking at home: BC Hydro
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VIDEO: Dramatic water rescue off Vancouver Island

Passengers on a BC Ferries vessel watched as a kayaker was pulled from the Pacific Ocean near Victoria.

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Crews responded to a kayaker in trouble in the Salish Sea near Sidney this afternoon. This photo was taken by a passenger on a BC Ferries vessel. (Keijo Isomaa)

VIDEO: Dramatic water rescue off Vancouver Island

Passengers on a BC Ferries vessel watched as a kayaker was pulled from the Pacific Ocean near Victoria.

Crews responded to a kayaker in trouble in the Salish Sea near Sidney this afternoon. This photo was taken by a passenger on a BC Ferries vessel. (Keijo Isomaa)
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Heavy rain causes flooding in small B.C. First Nation community

The tiny hamlet of Kingcome Inlet is underwater after Monday night’s storm

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