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Cold air pushes into southern B.C., bringing wind, snow and arctic chill

Environment Canada has updated special weather statements, warning of strong winds, sub-zero temperatures and snow for south coastal B.C. and much of Vancouver Island. Cold, arctic air is pushing down from the Interior and brisk outflow winds will develop, followed by dropping temperatures through to at least Wednesday.

A plow clears new snow from the Malahat highway on Jan. 10, 2020 (CTV News)

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Victoria police say wanted man is immediate threat to public

Victoria police are searching for a wanted man who is believed to be an immediate threat to the public. James Allin, 52, is wanted Canada-wide after his statutory release was suspended. He was serving a sentence for armed robbery and police say he may be in Victoria's downtown core.

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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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Trudeau accepts portrait of his father by London, Ont. artist

London artist Eric Drummond said he is honoured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accepted a portrait of his late father, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. The painting was presented to the prime minister by London North Centre MP Peter Fragiskatos last week.