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South Island could be in most quake-prone part of the Pacific coast: study

South Island could be in most quake-prone part of the Pacific coast: study

A new study has found the section of the Cascadia Subduction Zone that includes the south Island and Washington state could be the most susceptible to a major earthquake
Langford man convicted of sexually assaulting employee wins new trial

Langford man convicted of sexually assaulting employee wins new trial

Kyle Christopher Mostowy was found guilty five years ago of sexual assault in connection with incidents in 2014 involving a female employee
'Desperately needed' new $47M RCMP detachment opens in North Cowichan

'Desperately needed' new $47M RCMP detachment opens in North Cowichan

“The old building was well past its best-before date,” says North Cowichan Mayor Rob Douglas.
Victoria pulls cash from its financial reserve to help its most vulnerable citizens

Victoria pulls cash from its financial reserve to help its most vulnerable citizens

VICTORIA — Victoria Mayor Marianne Alto says city council wants to prevent some of the issues faced by its most vulnerable citizens, rather than simply dealing with the aftermath, even if it means stepping outside of what's normally seen as a local g
Environment Canada warns of snow for B.C.'s major Interior mountain passes

Environment Canada warns of snow for B.C.'s major Interior mountain passes

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada is warning motorists of possible snow at mountain passes on a number of major highways across British Columbia's Interior. The agency says a weather system will bring a cool air mass to the B.C.
Two new physicians recruited for Port Hardy, but ER remains closed overnight

Two new physicians recruited for Port Hardy, but ER remains closed overnight

The two were posted to the town as part of a program where physicians agree to serve in rural and remote communities during their first few years of practice in B.C.
Cowichan estuary log booms provide unfair perch for seals to prey on salmon: study

Cowichan estuary log booms provide unfair perch for seals to prey on salmon: study

Combined with low river flows caused by drought, it’s contributing to declining salmon populations in the beleaguered estuary
Dr. Bonnie Henry and Robert Davidson among VIU honorary degree recipients

Dr. Bonnie Henry and Robert Davidson among VIU honorary degree recipients

Vancouver Island University is bestowing honorary degrees at convocation ceremonies
B.C. wildfire risk expected to spike this summer after mild spring mitigates blazes

B.C. wildfire risk expected to spike this summer after mild spring mitigates blazes

VANCOUVER — Federal and British Columbia officials have confirmed a less dire start to this year's Canadian wildfire season when compared with last year, but forecasters are warning of renewed risks as the summer heat approaches.
Man charged with murder in stabbing death of Vancouver restaurant chef

Man charged with murder in stabbing death of Vancouver restaurant chef

VANCOUVER — Vancouver police have arrested and charged a 32-year-old man in the stabbing death of a Japanese restaurant chef near the city's Chinatown last week.
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