A Brentwood Bay business owner has been doing damage control after his business was mistakenly identified online as a business that has been linked to a violent hate crime – which took place in Alberta.
The Fresh Start: Back to School fundraiser, which helps less-fortunate kids in Nanaimo get a haircut and new school supplies, is still happening this year - despite the COVID-19 pandemic - but no haircuts will be given out.
Faced with growing criticism over B.C.'s back-to-school plan, the province's top doctor is telling parents and teachers that classrooms will look different than they did when the pandemic forced schools to close back in March.
B.C. Premier John Horgan says recent reports about restaurant patrons who are refusing to adhere to COVID-19 protocols – and abusing the staff who are trying to enforce those health orders – are unacceptable.
Canada is planning to retaliate with countermeasures after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his plans to impose a 10-per-cent tariff on Canadian aluminum imports, despite condemnation from aluminum organizations on both sides of the border.
A Victoria-area fire chief says he's fed up with the disorderly behaviour at Thetis Lake Regional Park and believes it's time to either close parts of the popular summertime recreation site or start billing people who need to be rescued due to their own bad decisions.