British Columbia

A take-home test kit for drug users is seen here. Testing a drug supply for fentanyl could potentially save the user’s life. Photo: Vancouver Coastal Health

Island advocates for change as toxic drug-related death toll continues to rise

Courtenay couple pushes for legalization as fatalities mount on the Island and across B.C.

 

Jeff Hummel’s company Rockfish Inc. has been granted salvage rights by U.S. Courts to the SS Pacific. (Submitted)

PODCAST: SS Pacific shipwreck from the B.C. gold rush found off Washington State

TODAY IN B.C.: Steamer sank claiming over 300 lives with gold aboard

 

Saanich councillor Teale Phelps Bondaroff is pushing to make higher-income earners pay more for traffic violations. (Black Press Media file photo)

Make ‘ultra-wealthy’ speeders pay greater fines, says Saanich councillor

Coun. Teale Phelps Bondaroff hopes provincial government will take bold proposals to heart

 

Kathy Yuen drills into the importance of keeping the communication channels open for the success of your home building project. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: What’s the Drill? Home Building Communication Strategies

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Kathy Yuen drills into the importance of keeping the communication channels open for the success of your home building project. (HAVAN photo)
A group fishing off Greater Victoria had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a trio of young orcas on Jan. 17. (Courtesy Craig Twidale)

VIDEO: Young orcas caught showboating off Greater Victoria

Group fishing near Race Rocks films rare encounter with killer whales

A group fishing off Greater Victoria had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a trio of young orcas on Jan. 17. (Courtesy Craig Twidale)
Pindy Janda, Vice President of the B.C. Pharmacy Association. (BC Pharmacy Association photo)

PODCAST: Shortages of children and adult medicines across B.C.

TODAY IN B.C.: Pharmacy Association offers insights and solutions

Pindy Janda, Vice President of the B.C. Pharmacy Association. (BC Pharmacy Association photo)
Graeme Huguet, owner of My House Design/Build Team. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: The pre-construction planning stage

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Graeme Huguet, owner of My House Design/Build Team. (HAVAN photo)
A case involving a Victoria police officer is under investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)

OPCC orders conduct review of VicPD officer who took ‘inappropriate’ videos and shared them

Special Municipal Constable Foster Martin was the subject of a disciplinary conduct investigation

A case involving a Victoria police officer is under investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria returns to the B.C. capital Jan. 20 to Feb. 5, featuring more than 40 restaurants and 11 hotels.

Dine Around, Stay in Town Victoria brings delicious deals to the B.C. capital

Featuring over 40 restaurants, the program gives restaurants a chance to shine

Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria returns to the B.C. capital Jan. 20 to Feb. 5, featuring more than 40 restaurants and 11 hotels.
Jess Moskaluke. (Facebook photo)

PODCAST.: Canadian singer Jess Moskaluke reaches 100 million streams

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer had stops in B.C. on first national tour as headliner

Jess Moskaluke. (Facebook photo)
The Jan. 1 data from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows snow levels below normal in much of the province, with the exception of the Okanagan and Boundary regions. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)

Low snow measurements recorded in much of B.C.

Okanagan and Boundary regions are exceptions according to latest provincial statistics

The Jan. 1 data from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows snow levels below normal in much of the province, with the exception of the Okanagan and Boundary regions. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)
Sarah Gallop, founder of Sarah Gallop Design Inc. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: The pre-construction planning stage

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Sarah Gallop, founder of Sarah Gallop Design Inc. (HAVAN photo)
BC Cancer Kelowna has technology that’s the first of its kind in Canada, an adaptive radiation machine that makes the planning process faster. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

First in Canada cancer radiation machine in Kelowna

The machine uses artificial intelligence and makes the planning process exponentially faster

BC Cancer Kelowna has technology that’s the first of its kind in Canada, an adaptive radiation machine that makes the planning process faster. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada. (Facebook photo)

PODCAST: Elizabeth May back as Green Party of Canada leader

TODAY IN B.C.: A chat with the author, politician, environmentalist, activist and lawyer

Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada. (Facebook photo)
Ami McKay, President and Principal Designer at Pure Design. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Framed! Interior Design Planning

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Ami McKay, President and Principal Designer at Pure Design. (HAVAN photo)
Science journalist Bob McDonald. (Supplied photo)

PODCAST: ‘The future is now’, says science journalist Bob McDonald

TODAY IN B.C.: Solving the climate crisis with today’s technologies explored in new book

Science journalist Bob McDonald. (Supplied photo)
Doug Langford of JDL Homes. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: The High Life: High Performance Homes

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Doug Langford of JDL Homes. (HAVAN photo)
Pacific white sided dolphins swim the waters of Queen Charlotte Strait, along the northeast coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia in this August 2018 handout image. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of British Columbia-Andrew Trites
Pacific white sided dolphins swim the waters of Queen Charlotte Strait, along the northeast coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia in this August 2018 handout image. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of British Columbia-Andrew Trites
The Barra MacNeils. (barramacneils.com)

PODCAST.: The Barra MacNeils are Canada’s Celtic Ambassadors

TODAY IN B.C.: Christmas concert tour began on Vancouver Island, spanned nation

The Barra MacNeils. (barramacneils.com)
Joshua Young of Maestro Development. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Nuts & Bolts: Pre-Design Planning (Building Your Dream Team)

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Joshua Young of Maestro Development. (HAVAN photo)