REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week:

B.C.: Don’t touch that phone even a little bit

“People need to know that according to the legislation, ‘use’ is simply when a person holds a device in their hands.” (VIDEO: Jen Zelinski/Black Press) See More >

Oak Bay: Music dreams possible for Syrian refugee

Sari Alesh, a refugee from Syria now living in the Oak Bay area, played violin at a Syrian Refugee Benefit Concert that raised enough funds for him to pursue music education at the University of Victoria,in the fall. (VIDEO: Contributed) See More >

Cloverdale: Medieval knights suit up

With swords in hand, sporting medieval style armour, dozens of enthusiasts meet in Cloverdale regularly to practice. The Cloverdale Reporter speaks with a long-time member about what makes it so special. (VIDEO: Grace Kennedy/Cloverdale Reporter) See More >

Ucluelet: Local calls on city officials to ‘save’ Spring Cove

A Ucluelet resident is urging officials to halt the construction of a trail in Spring Cove, without completing an environmental assessment of the area. (VIDEO: Westerly News) See More >

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Potential replacements for Phoenix pay system to start testing soon: Brison

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