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Victoria doctor says controversial retainer fee under review

A Victoria doctor that had asked her patients to pay a monthly $125 fee for expanded services says she's putting the idea on hold as her team reviews the policy. The fee's initial announcement didn't sit well with everyone, with one patient telling CTV News that they had concerns about their future care since they couldn't afford the new charge.

Mounties deem Nanaimo death a homicide, ID victim

Mounties say a man who was found dead after a Nanaimo, B.C., house fire last week was the victim of a homicide. Police identified the victim in a statement Monday as Trevor Stross, 40. The RCMP is releasing the man's identity in an effort to further their investigation, police said.

6 arrested after standoff with police at Campbell River home

An hours-long standoff between heavily armed police and the occupants of a home in Campbell River has ended with six arrests, Mounties say. Frontline officers responded to the home in the 600 block of Alpine Road around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, after receiving multiple reports of shots being fired.

Vancouver Island Indigenous man urges coexistence with wolves

In 2018, Parks Canada launched the Wild About Wolves project because there was an increase in human interactions with the animals. Teachings from traditional knowledge holders from seven different First Nations, including Tla-o-qui-aht, are incorporated into the program. These include lessons on coexisting with wolves and the greater ecosystem, Windle shared.

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