Many families are relieved to have their kids back at school, but after just eight days back, it's already clear that in person learning may not last at all schools across Vancouver Island.
The new year brought bad news for the mayor of View Royal, B.C., and about 4,500 other newly abandoned medical patients.
It's been nine days since Ian Indridson, 54, walked out the door of his home in Victoria and didn't return.
Health officials have declared COVID-19 outbreaks at four more long-term care homes on Vancouver Island, while one previously declared outbreak has now ended.
The City of Victoria has approved a 16-storey purpose-built rental building that will include first-of-a-kind co-living suites.
Two more people have died of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region, according to the latest B.C. Centre for Disease Control data released Wednesday.
A major grocery chain is limiting the number of customers allowed in its British Columbia stores "until further notice" in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Four Vancouver Island First Nations have reached an agreement with forestry firm Western Forest Products Inc. to defer harvesting of 25 square kilometres of rare, ancient and priority old-growth trees.
The Capital Regional District (CRD) is warning of further recycling delays, this time due to issues with equipment.
B.C. Forests Minister Katrine Conroy says she's heading for a full recovery after she was injured during a walk home from the provincial legislature building last month.
Residents in the Ucluelet First Nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island have been warned not to use their household water for anything besides flushing toilets after an underwater water main that serves the community was damaged.
Six months after the fatal heat dome that claimed hundreds of British Columbians' lives, and as long waits for 911 and ambulance service continue to be a problem, the executives at the helm have been replaced on a permanent basis.
Zachary Armitage and James Lee Busch are both charged with the first-degree murder of Martin Payne, a 60-year-old Metchosin, B.C., man who was found dead in his home near the prison in July 2019.
Nanaimo RCMP are seeking the public's help in locating a missing senior who reportedly phoned 911 multiple times but did not make contact over the phone.
Warrants have been issued for the arrest of a Nanaimo man after he failed to appear in court on break-and-enter and assault charges.
Five protesters were taken into police custody Wednesday morning as activists opposed to old-growth logging in British Columbia blocked traffic in Victoria.
A relief grant meant to ease the financial burden of B.C. businesses closed by public health order has doubled.
On Wednesday afternoon, Nanaimo RCMP said a 30-year-old Nanaimo man had been arrested after an alleged assault with a shovel.
People seeking a COVID-19 rapid antigen test can now pick one up from Victoria's Ogden Point, so long as they have an appointment with Island Health.
Six people have been arrested amid a year-long drug-trafficking investigation targeting a Vancouver Island organized crime group with ties to the Hells Angels.
One of the largest farmed salmon producers operating in B.C. says it's permanently closing its processing plant in Surrey, B.C., because of a federal government decision to phase out some fish farms.
The #BettyWhiteChallenge on social media asked everyone to donate $5 to a local animal rescue organization in honour of the award-winning actress and animal advocate. Vancouver Islanders rose to the challenge.
A massive cargo ship that docked in Victoria earlier this month has set sail after receiving some needed engine repairs. It’s the first time a cargo ship has docked at Ogden Point, and the harbour authority hopes it won’t be the last.
A Nanoose, B.C. woman who is considering a life of professional photography already has a head start on her plans after photographing a phenomenon rarely caught on camera – or even seen in person.
A group opposed to old-growth logging in British Columbia is planning to disrupt traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway in Nanaimo on Monday.
The District of Tofino closed all of its beaches and officials up and down Vancouver Island's west coast warned people to stay away from the water amid a tsunami advisory on Saturday.
Canada Post workers risk being sent home from work if they wear masks other than ones issued by the corporation, even if their masks are an upgrade in safety.
Premier Doug Ford is set to announce Ontario’s plan to gradually lift COVID-19 restrictions put in place earlier this month.
Not only is Earth in the middle of its next mass extinction event, but it may be too late to undo the harm inflicted upon the planet’s species, one study suggests.
A group of some of the world’s wealthiest individuals – including five Canadians – have signed onto an open letter calling on the richest among them to pay their fair share in taxes.
Jennifer Robertson, the widow of QuadrigaCX CEO Gerald Cotten, is speaking out about persistent allegations that her husband is still alive, investors’ missing millions and the new book she’s written to set the record straight.
Russia accused the West on Thursday of plotting 'provocations' in Ukraine and disguising its alleged intentions by fomenting concerns about Moscow planning aggressive military action in the neighbouring country.
For the first time, scientists have successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig kidney into the body of a brain-dead human, an important step toward animal organs potentially becoming viable for transplants to save human lives in the future, something that could help address organ shortages worldwide.
A new study has found that air pollution from urban and rural environments may be harming the pollination abilities of insects like butterflies and bees by stopping them from sniffing out wildflowers and crops that depend on them.
A young Afghan woman who escaped to Canada last summer is desperately worried for her family members who did not make it out of the country and are now living in hiding.
After a fire destroyed most of the pictures showing her children’s past, Mandy Lamarche discovered she could recall their priceless moments together through coin collecting. When her collection was stolen, her son
Like all epic stories, this one starts quite simply, beginning with the delivery of a blender in a box.
Before he was known as Barto Built, sharing his backcountry 4x4 adventures on YouTube, Bart Sutherland was known as a 'rock-crawler,' driving his truck over seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
Before we can appreciate what Felix is hoping to get for his upcoming 12th birthday, we need to go back to the home video showing the then-five-year-old opening a box-full of books.
If you ask Muriel about her big birthday, she'll answer with appreciation. If you ask about what she accomplished during her life, she'll answer with humility. If you ask her about music, she might answer with a performance.
While waiting at the arrivals lounge at the Victoria International Airport, Sophie was having second thoughts about dressing up in an inflatable dinosaur costume.
Decorated with bright bows, colourful lights, and Santa Claus, the 1965 Ford Fairlane Sport Coupe couldn’t look more festive.
Stephanie wasn’t thinking about the connection to Christmas when she named her son Nikolas.
Before we can appreciate why a pair of siblings are sprinting across the street with delight today, we need to know what Doug was spilling around the base of his tree about 15 years ago.
A little bit of Disney magic combined with some Winnipeg whimsy now graces the lawn of a city home.
Two months after a runaway barge got stuck on Vancouver’s shores during a series of historic storms, plans to recover the vessel remain on the rocks.
For nearly two years, Ottawa’s health-care workers have been tending to those worst affected by COVID-19 and one tireless hospital team is led entirely by women.
York Regional police are searching for a man who they say stole an $8,000 guitar from a music store north of Toronto last month by hiding it down his pants.
A Cape Breton man is cashing in on a bet he made with his friend in 1994.
'Jeopardy!' contestants failed to answer a clue about Prince Edward Island potatoes.
An eastern Ontario man is overjoyed his beloved dog, Snickers, is safe and sound after being missing for three weeks, battling the elements, predators, and even illness.
A viral video of an exhausted Toronto kid out with his snow shovel has struck a chord with many. Scott Lightfoot reports.
Meet Biscuit, the official team dog for the NHL’s Washington Capitals. Richard Madan has the details.
A man from Wisconsin set a couple of bucks free after their antlers got stuck together on his property.
A British MP used a historic quote in his call for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to step down on Jan. 19.
The cost of living has not risen this quickly since the 1990s. We're all paying more.
Paul Workman reports from Afghanistan where many families remain separated and suffering.