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Traffic is backed up on the Malahat today due to heavy snow and at least one accident, March 2, 2018. (Twitter/tudway70)

Major traffic delays on Malahat Friday morning

Heavy snow has led to slippery conditions and long delays

Traffic is backed up on the Malahat today due to heavy snow and at least one accident, March 2, 2018. (Twitter/tudway70)
Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold has been charged with sexual assault. (Black Press file image)

UPDATED: Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold facing numerous sex assault charges

Luke Strimbold, 28, has resigned from the BC Liberal Party following announcement of charges by RCMP

Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold has been charged with sexual assault. (Black Press file image)
Lockdown lifted at Bayside Middle School

Lockdown lifted at Bayside Middle School

Police were called to scene about potential person with weapon on school grounds

Lockdown lifted at Bayside Middle School
Body found in Gorge Waterway identified as missing man

Body found in Gorge Waterway identified as missing man

Victoria Police have confirmed the deceased as Duncan Pucker

Body found in Gorge Waterway identified as missing man
Prices in Greater Victoria were up 10 cents on Monday, to 142.9 at some stations (Ragnar Haagen/Black Press Media)

Gas prices spike in Greater Victoria

You’ll soon be paying more at the pumps as gas prices rose on Monday

Prices in Greater Victoria were up 10 cents on Monday, to 142.9 at some stations (Ragnar Haagen/Black Press Media)
(Photo by Jen G)

Light snow leads to heavy traffic in Victoria

Wednesday’s snowfall caused traffic chaos as commuters tried to get home

(Photo by Jen G)
Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship

Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship

It’s the latest move between the two provinces over progress on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Alberta takes out full-page ads in B.C. over strained relationship
(Black Press file image)

Snow in the forecast for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is calling for up to four centimetres of snow to fall Wednesday

(Black Press file image)
Victoria-area residents will soon pay a higher gas tax to help fund transit initiatives in the region. (Black Press file image)

Higher gas tax to help fund transit in Greater Victoria

You’ll be paying an extra two cents per litre at the pump starting April 1, 2018

Victoria-area residents will soon pay a higher gas tax to help fund transit initiatives in the region. (Black Press file image)
B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries

B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries

A complete fare freeze will be put into place on major routes, and fares will be rolled back on smaller routes by 15 per cent

B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James visits a Victoria daycare on the eve of her first budget, Feb. 19, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

BC BUDGET: New spaces a step to universal child care

Fees reduced for licensed daycare operators

B.C. Finance Minister Carole James visits a Victoria daycare on the eve of her first budget, Feb. 19, 2018. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
This screenshot was taken from a video posted to Facebook by Vancouver Island resident Shane Mackay. (Facebook screenshot)

WATCH: Vancouver Island man catches dashcam video of near head-on crash

Video shows oncoming van cross over centre line

This screenshot was taken from a video posted to Facebook by Vancouver Island resident Shane Mackay. (Facebook screenshot)
Black Press file photo

Here’s what you need to know about Chinese New Year

2018 is the year of the dog and your birth year is said to determine your personality

Black Press file photo
(Photo by David Goldman/The Associated Press)

BC Hydro warns of colder temperatures in coming weeks

Electric company has activated its winter payment program

(Photo by David Goldman/The Associated Press)
A pod of orcas was captured on video near Sechelt Jan. 27, 2018 and posted to Facebook by Martin Michael. (Facebook/Martin Michael)

WATCH: B.C. man captures images of large orca pod near Sechelt

Martin Michael got up close with photos and video of a pod of orcas this past weekend

A pod of orcas was captured on video near Sechelt Jan. 27, 2018 and posted to Facebook by Martin Michael. (Facebook/Martin Michael)
$9M oceanfront estate sells in North Saanich

$9M oceanfront estate sells in North Saanich

It’s the highest recorded sale in Greater Victoria since 2006

$9M oceanfront estate sells in North Saanich
It’s a wet week for Vancouver Island

It’s a wet week for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is forecasting between 70-100mm of rain to fall over East Vancouver Island today

It’s a wet week for Vancouver Island
Lots to see at Victoria Health Show

Lots to see at Victoria Health Show

The 27th annual show runs all weekend at Pearkes Rec Centre

Lots to see at Victoria Health Show
Wind had its effect on weekend in Maple Ridge on 121st Avenue. (THE NEWS/files)

Wind warning for Victoria could affect bridge closure

Overnight gusts could reach up to 90 km/h are possible near the immediate coast

Wind had its effect on weekend in Maple Ridge on 121st Avenue. (THE NEWS/files)
First Nations return donations, anti-Site C stakes to B.C. government

First Nations return donations, anti-Site C stakes to B.C. government

Treaty 8 Chiefs say Premier John Horgan and other cabinet ministers betrayed their commitment

First Nations return donations, anti-Site C stakes to B.C. government