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Capt. Jerry Tomljenovic with Saanich Fire donates blood with the help of Hope Strang from Canadian Blood Services. (Saanich News)

Have you donated blood lately in Victoria?

Canadian Blood Services is hoping to fill 550 appointments in the Captial Region by Labour Day.

Capt. Jerry Tomljenovic with Saanich Fire donates blood with the help of Hope Strang from Canadian Blood Services. (Saanich News)
Missing woman found in Victoria

Missing woman found in Victoria

Police have been looking for Jade Kozma for more than a month. She had disappeared from Campbell River.

Missing woman found in Victoria
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Pilot survives float plane crash on Comox Lake

-With files from Scott Strasser A crash landing on Comox Lake Wednesday…

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Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase

Vancouver to host men’s and women’s U.S. college basketball tournament at convention centre.

Minnesota and Texas A&M to headline basketball showcase
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Rare white moose spotted in Sweden

Video of the animal was captured by Hans Nilsson.

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Southbound delays on Malahat into Victoria

Traffic is at a standstill or slowly moving on BC hwy 1 while construction along the route continues.

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Car window smashed in Victoria road rage incident

Witnesses told police the back window and tail lights of a car were smashed out the morning of Aug. 11.

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Rolling Stone profiles Victoria music scene

Music magazine sends correspondent to Capital Region as part of their new video series, “The Scene.”

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Sunshine set to return to Vancouver Island

Sunshine set to return to Vancouver Island

Smoke from B.C. wildfires will continue to dissipate this week with highs into the mid-20’s in some regions.

Sunshine set to return to Vancouver Island
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Province to begin work on Admirals Road in Esquimalt

A section of the road near the Songhees Wellness Centre will be improved to include sidewalks and traffic lights.

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Saanich woman’s disappearance now deemed “suspicious”

Saanich woman’s disappearance now deemed “suspicious”

Euarchol Wanichpan was last seen on July 30, the case has now been turned over to the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit.

Saanich woman’s disappearance now deemed “suspicious”
Education Minister Rob Fleming, Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark and Premier John Horgan at Camosun College on Tuesday. (Black Press)

NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

Education Minister Rob Fleming, Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark and Premier John Horgan at Camosun College on Tuesday. (Black Press)
Premier John Horgan, Advanced Education, Skills and Training Minister Melanie Mark and Education Minister Rob Fleming announce that basic adult education and ESL will be free again. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills

Premier John Horgan, Advanced Education, Skills and Training Minister Melanie Mark and Education Minister Rob Fleming announce that basic adult education and ESL will be free again. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
This photo was taken by a Victoria News viewer Wednesday night from Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Instagram/harshakalra06)

Record heat breaks records across Vancouver Island

A number of communities broke records on Wednesday as this summer continues to heat up.

This photo was taken by a Victoria News viewer Wednesday night from Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Instagram/harshakalra06)
What’s it like inside a hot car in the sun?

What’s it like inside a hot car in the sun?

Black Press reporters Arnold Lim and Ragnar Haagen experience being left in a hot car for one hour.

What’s it like inside a hot car in the sun?
Smoke from wildfires filtering to Vancouver Island

Smoke from wildfires filtering to Vancouver Island

The haze in the sky is from the more than 100 wildfires burning throughout the province.

Smoke from wildfires filtering to Vancouver Island
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Viral Video: Mountie in red serge chases away black bear

The video was shot in Waterton Lakes National Park in Southern Alberta, just north of the Canadian border with Montana.

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It just got easier to ship IKEA furniture to the Island

It just got easier to ship IKEA furniture to the Island

The company has added Collection Points to Nanaimo and Victoria, allowing you to shop online and ship for $79.

It just got easier to ship IKEA furniture to the Island
Teen killed in rollover, police say alcohol a factor

Teen killed in rollover, police say alcohol a factor

A 14-year-old girl from Stz’uminus is dead after the pickup truck she was riding in hit a ditch and rolled Sunday evening.

Teen killed in rollover, police say alcohol a factor
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Summer heatwave could smash records this week

Environment Canada is expecting a heat wave this week with temperatures forecasted to reach into the mid-30’s.

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