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BC Ferries adds extra sailings for Christmas

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for Christmas

More than 175 sailings are being added, including 130 between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for Christmas
This is the WestJet’s sixth annual Christmas miracle video. This year they took 12 children’s wishes and turned them into reality. (YouTube/WestJet)

WestJet Christmas video turns children’s wishes into reality

This year’s annual video took a new spin on the 12 days of Christmas

This is the WestJet’s sixth annual Christmas miracle video. This year they took 12 children’s wishes and turned them into reality. (YouTube/WestJet)
Updated: Suspect in Salt Spring murder held under Mental Health Act

Updated: Suspect in Salt Spring murder held under Mental Health Act

Police arrested a 22-year-old man, but are providing few other details

Updated: Suspect in Salt Spring murder held under Mental Health Act
Few details in police incident on Salt Spring Island

Few details in police incident on Salt Spring Island

A home on Maliview Drive was surrounded in police tape

Few details in police incident on Salt Spring Island
BC Ferries to go smoke-free in the new year

BC Ferries to go smoke-free in the new year

A new policy will no longer allow passengers or crew to smoke while aboard any BC Ferries vessel

BC Ferries to go smoke-free in the new year
Nord Mensah will be the subject of a court martial in Victoria. The former Acting Commander is facing multiple charges from 2015. (Royal Canadian Navy)

Mensah found guilty in CFB Esquimalt court martial

The former acting base commander had a sexual relationship with someone directly under his supervision

Nord Mensah will be the subject of a court martial in Victoria. The former Acting Commander is facing multiple charges from 2015. (Royal Canadian Navy)
(flickr/Michael)

What is your most embarrassing work story?

These 25 scenarios taken from senior managers in North America will make you cringe

(flickr/Michael)
American Airlines glitch gives pilots holiday at Christmas

American Airlines glitch gives pilots holiday at Christmas

A computer glitch with the world’s largest airline means American is scrambling to schedule pilots into planes

American Airlines glitch gives pilots holiday at Christmas
B.C. to implement longer prohibitions for dangerous drivers

B.C. to implement longer prohibitions for dangerous drivers

Drivers caught street racing or stunt driving will soon see driving prohibitions extended up to 36 months

B.C. to implement longer prohibitions for dangerous drivers
Vacancy rate hovers below 1 per cent in Victoria

Vacancy rate hovers below 1 per cent in Victoria

This is slightly below the provincial average of 1.3 per cent for October 2017

Vacancy rate hovers below 1 per cent in Victoria
(USGS)

Small earthquake strikes Greater Victoria

The earthquake was a magnitude 2.4

(USGS)
(Vancouver Aquarium)

False killer whale ‘Chester’ dies at Vancouver Aquarium

He was found stranded near Tofino in July 2014 and only had a 10 per cent chance of making it at the time

(Vancouver Aquarium)
Charge laid against B.C. man in alleged cat torture

Charge laid against B.C. man in alleged cat torture

Joshua Michael Lemire, 20, has been charged with one count of causing unnecessary pain/suffering to an animal.

Charge laid against B.C. man in alleged cat torture
Car fire slows highway traffic in Central Saanich

Car fire slows highway traffic in Central Saanich

No injuries were reported after the fire broke out in the engine compartment of a car Thursday morning.

Car fire slows highway traffic in Central Saanich
This image shows a deer similar in size and shape to the one shown in the Snapchat video circulating out of Campbell River (Pixabay)

Viral video shows deer killed on Snapchat in Campbell River

RCMP say they have identified those involved and are working with conservation officers

This image shows a deer similar in size and shape to the one shown in the Snapchat video circulating out of Campbell River (Pixabay)
Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.

Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.

The Weather Network is calling for up to 200mm of rain to fall in some areas of the South Coast and Vancouver Island

Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.
B.C. groups to address child sex abuse in sports

B.C. groups to address child sex abuse in sports

viaSport is organizing a full day of education in association with Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Coaching Association of Canada.

B.C. groups to address child sex abuse in sports
Black Press reporter Kendra Wong is seen here with a tactical vest and helmet as she takes part in Victoria’s “Experience the Canadian Armed Forces” event at the Bay St Armoury. (Arnold Lim/BlackPress)

Media gets hands-on training with the Canadian military

Black Press reporter Kendra Wong goes ‘undercover’ in Victoria to learn how to be the best she can be

Black Press reporter Kendra Wong is seen here with a tactical vest and helmet as she takes part in Victoria’s “Experience the Canadian Armed Forces” event at the Bay St Armoury. (Arnold Lim/BlackPress)
K9 team helps make arrest in Victoria

K9 team helps make arrest in Victoria

A man is facing multiple charges after breaking into a woman’s house and stealing her vehicle.

K9 team helps make arrest in Victoria
Victoria police investigate stabbing at Johnson St housing complex

Victoria police investigate stabbing at Johnson St housing complex

At least one person has been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Victoria police investigate stabbing at Johnson St housing complex