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(Hockey Canada)

Ticket packs unveiled for 2019 World Junior Championships

Victoria Royals season ticket holders will get the first chance to secure their seats.

(Hockey Canada)
A Victoria mother says her son suffered serious blistering after applying a Banana Boat sunscreen spray during a class trip to the beach. (Facebook/Patrizia Fitch)

Victoria mother says child was burned by sunscreen

Says her son began to blister after using a spray-on sunscreen made by Banana Boat.

A Victoria mother says her son suffered serious blistering after applying a Banana Boat sunscreen spray during a class trip to the beach. (Facebook/Patrizia Fitch)
Victoria Harbourcats win in walk-off fashion

Victoria Harbourcats win in walk-off fashion

Cats come back from large deficits, score six runs in the ninth inning.

Victoria Harbourcats win in walk-off fashion
The alarming rate of drug overdose statistics, plus increasing fentanyl deaths, has prompted a public presentation Monday at Fulton on the topic. (Black Press file photo)

May numbers: Four deaths per day caused by illicit drugs

The BC Coroners Service says 129 people died during the month of May, slightly down from 136 deaths in April.

The alarming rate of drug overdose statistics, plus increasing fentanyl deaths, has prompted a public presentation Monday at Fulton on the topic. (Black Press file photo)
Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria

Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria

Robert Gagnon is hoping to raise awareness for for veterans and first responders with PTSD

Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria
(Victoria Royals defenceman Scott Walford was selected 68th overall at the 2017 NHL Draft by the Montreal Canadiens/Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals player drafted by Montreal Canadiens

Defenceman Scott Walford was selected 68th overall in the 2017 NHL Draft.

(Victoria Royals defenceman Scott Walford was selected 68th overall at the 2017 NHL Draft by the Montreal Canadiens/Victoria Royals)
(Troy Landreville/Black Press)

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

(Troy Landreville/Black Press)
Public funeral for retired fire chief who battled cancer

Public funeral for retired fire chief who battled cancer

A procession for Doug Angrove is scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Esquimalt.

Public funeral for retired fire chief who battled cancer
23 new sex assault charges against Victoria man

23 new sex assault charges against Victoria man

Harry Charles Sadd has been arrested again as more victims have come forward.

23 new sex assault charges against Victoria man
Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers

Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers

The Richmond location was first opened in 1967 and is celebrating 50 years.

Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers
Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island

Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is calling for lots of sun throughout the weekend and highs up to 30.

Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island
VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

Slow-motion video taken in Kyuquot Sound viewed nearly one million times since last week.

VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island
(Screenshot/U.S. Geological Survey)

Small earthquake on Vancouver Island

The 4.6 magnitude quake struck west of Gold River Monday morning.

(Screenshot/U.S. Geological Survey)
Victoria HarbourCats offer free seats to first-timers

Victoria HarbourCats offer free seats to first-timers

Baseball team opens gates to anyone who’s never watched a game at RAF.

Victoria HarbourCats offer free seats to first-timers
Vancouver Island dog breeder forced to surrender 17 animals

Vancouver Island dog breeder forced to surrender 17 animals

BC SPCA says dogs were in poor condition and soaked in urine and feces.

Vancouver Island dog breeder forced to surrender 17 animals
Coast Guard better prepared on Vancouver Island

Coast Guard better prepared on Vancouver Island

Federal funding will see three new lifeboat stations and better emergency management.

Coast Guard better prepared on Vancouver Island
The bow of the Leviathan II, a whale-watching boat owned by Jamie’s Whaling Station, is seen near Vargas Island Tuesday, October 27, 2015 as it waits to be towed into Tofino, B.C., for inspection. The Transportation Safety Board is analyzing cameras from passengers and crew as part of its investigation into a deadly whale-watching accident that claimed six lives near Tofino, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Final report to be released into sinking of Leviathan II

Six people died when the whale-watching boat capsized and sank in October 2015.

The bow of the Leviathan II, a whale-watching boat owned by Jamie’s Whaling Station, is seen near Vargas Island Tuesday, October 27, 2015 as it waits to be towed into Tofino, B.C., for inspection. The Transportation Safety Board is analyzing cameras from passengers and crew as part of its investigation into a deadly whale-watching accident that claimed six lives near Tofino, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
New charges against Langford man guilty in crash

New charges against Langford man guilty in crash

Kenneth Fenton faces three new charges in relation to another crash that also injured someone.

New charges against Langford man guilty in crash
(Photo: Pixabay)

Victoria teacher suspended for professional misconduct

The matter concerns high school teacher Robert Ammon and his actions in the summer of 2013.

(Photo: Pixabay)
Ashley Cockle (L) and Mike Gonzalez (R) participate in Bike to Work Week Greater Victoria, both winning their heat against their respective cars by three minutes.. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)

Cyclists dominate Victoria’s commuter challenge

Of the 19 teams competing, 17 cyclists reached their destination quicker than the car.

Ashley Cockle (L) and Mike Gonzalez (R) participate in Bike to Work Week Greater Victoria, both winning their heat against their respective cars by three minutes.. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)