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Heavy, wet snow and high winds forecast for Vancouver Island

Heavy snowfalls and high winds are once again in the forecast for much of Vancouver Island as Environment Canada issued a new round of weather warnings Friday. The weather office says up to 15 centimetres of wet snow could accumulate on much of the island.

A tow truck removes an abandoned car from the side of the Malahat highway on Nov. 30, 2022. (CTV News)

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Oak Bay high school closed after shooting threat found in bathroom

Students and staff at a Victoria-area high school were sent home early Wednesday after someone threatened a shooting at the school. The Oak Bay Police Department says it was contacted by Oak Bay High School administrators around 10:30 a.m. after the threat was found written on a stall door in a girls' washroom.

Police respond to Oak Bay High School near Victoria after a threat was made against the school on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (CTV News)

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U.S. to dismiss charges against Huawei's Meng Wanzhou

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday asked a judge to dismiss bank fraud and other charges against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies whose 2018 arrest strained relations between the U.S. and China.

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B.C. senior releases first album of original songs at age 80

Emma Robbins learned to play guitar at age eight, won regional singing competitions at 10, and by 16, was earning fame across the Maritimes, performing on TV every week. Motherhood took her away from music, however, until recently, when she released her first album at age 80.

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