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Tofino & Victoria Trip

Tofino & Victoria Trip

LGBTQ advocates turn Victoria SOGI protest into dance party

A group of protesters opposed to SOGI, the Sexual Orientation Gender Identity resource B.C. school districts are using to promote inclusion in classrooms, were outnumbered by LGBTQ advocates on...

Goat cuddlers wanted for Greater Victoria farm

A Victoria-area lavender farm needs your help cuddling their baby goats. Starting this Sunday afternoon, people aged 16 and older can cuddle goats for half-hour timeslots to help the...

Tofino, Smithers, Victoria and Port Coquitlam mayors respond to throne speech

Local governments like Tofino are primed to construct housing for workers and families on municipally-owned land. Yet even with no land cost, due to the high costs of construction,...

January brings 36th wettest year on record for Victoria

It has been a wet year across the Island so far, with Nanaimo having its sixth wettest January on record since 1941, seeing 308 mm of rain fall, 164...

Celestial event brings supermoon, tides and eclipse to Victoria

Tofino Mayor Josie Osborne said the storms from earlier in the month scoured sand from the beaches and as a result, the waves are running up higher on shore....

Victoria first BC municipality to adopt plastic bag ban

A bylaw banning plastic bags has been adopted in Victoria, the first local government to do so in British Columbia. The regulations were finalized Thursday following a 7-1 vote...

BREAKING: Father charged in Victoria Christmas Day killings

The father of two young girls found murdered on Christmas Day has been charged in their deaths. Andrew Robert Douglas Berry, 43, was arrested Dec. 25 and has now...

CONFIRMED: Two young children victims in Victoria double homicide

The victims of the Christmas Day double homicide in Victoria were two young children, Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit confirms. Members of the Oak Bay Police Department were...

Police in Victoria investigating two bodies found on Christmas Day

An injured person was also found at the scene and taken to hospital. Authorities say the public is not at risk. Ragnar Haagen; Dec. 25, 2017 9:30 p.m.; News....