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Driver who crashed into power pole in Metchosin suspected to be impaired by drugs

Driver who crashed into power pole in Metchosin suspected to be impaired by drugs

Several people reported erratic driving to police, including one driver who reported a man who appeared to be falling asleep at the wheel while operating a black Chevrolet Monte Carlo sedan
Canuckmania a boon to Island bars and pubs as NHL playoff buzz builds

Canuckmania a boon to Island bars and pubs as NHL playoff buzz builds

A rare Vancouver Canucks run in the NHL playoffs has ignited interest across the province
Floatplane hit boat wake or object before crash off Tahsis Inlet, says TSB report

Floatplane hit boat wake or object before crash off Tahsis Inlet, says TSB report

The contact caused the plane to bounce 30 feet in the air, prompting the pilot to do a “go-around” where it struck the side of a mountain, killing the pilot and one passenger
Vancouver tent city residents set up camp on legislature lawn

Vancouver tent city residents set up camp on legislature lawn

Politicians are not listening to people, protesters say.
Upper Nicola Band building community centre finds human remains, halts construction

Upper Nicola Band building community centre finds human remains, halts construction

QUILCHENA, B.C. — The Upper Nicola Band in B.C.'s southern Interior says construction crews building a new community centre have discovered human remains.
B.C. drivers to get $110 insurance rebate, with rate increases on hold until 2026

B.C. drivers to get $110 insurance rebate, with rate increases on hold until 2026

VICTORIA — Most British Columbia drivers will get a vehicle insurance rebate of $110 this year and basic renewal rates will remain frozen until at least March 2026. The Crown-owned Insurance Corporation of B.C.
Alleged terrorist financing case continues in B.C. Supreme Court

Alleged terrorist financing case continues in B.C. Supreme Court

Mahan Air was sanctioned by the U.S. government for financially, materially and technologically supporting Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force and Beirut-based Hezbollah. 
Cyclist accused of spitting into car surrenders to Victoria police

Cyclist accused of spitting into car surrenders to Victoria police

A motorist reported that a cyclist on a road bike at Dallas and Cook had spat at him and his father through an open passenger window
Community mourns thousands of fish lost as B.C. drought risk looms again

Community mourns thousands of fish lost as B.C. drought risk looms again

DUNCAN, B.C. — Images of steelhead and trout flicker over long sheets of paper, brought to life in blue and green crayon rubbings by the thousands.
Woman arrested after lighting clothes on fire in mall store

Woman arrested after lighting clothes on fire in mall store

When officers arrived the suspect — who was holding a screwdriver — attempted to flee toward a crowd of bystanders who had gathered by the store’s entrance, police said.
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